Category: Africa

Seychelles Tourism Board conducts the Seychelles Islands Webinar

Seychelles Tourism Board along with TravelGyaan conducted a destination training webinar for tour operators across India recently to enhance understanding of the destination in the India market. This one hour of live training session provided operators with detailed information on the Seychelles islands, unique activities, must-visit locations along with the various categories of hotels and […]

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Air Tanzania strengthens ties with India, launches direct flight from Mumbai to Dar Es Salaam

Air Tanzania, the national carrier of the United Republic of Tanzania has launched a direct flight from Mumbai to Dar Es Salaam on July 18, 2019. The flight will fly thrice every week on Monday, Thursday and Saturday and is targeted to provide the convenience of travel to two major tourist groups from India, leisure […]

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Amman, Jordan to join Ethiopian’s fast-expanding network

Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that it will commence services to Amman, Jordan as of July 16, 2019.  Located between the desert and the fertile Jordan Valley, Jordan’s capital Amman is a city of contrasts and a fascinating destination for holidaymakers. Commenting on the new services, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde GebreMariam, remarked, […]

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Ethiopian Airlines Group voted ‘Best Airline in Africa’ for 3rd consecutive year at Skytrax 2019 World Airlines Awards

Ethiopian Airlines Group announced that it has been honoured as the ‘Best Airline in Africa’ for the third consecutive year at the Skytrax 2019 World Airlines Awards which was held in Paris recently. Additionally, Ethiopian has won ‘Best Business Class in Africa’ and ‘Best Economy Class in Africa’ at the award ceremony. Regarding the awards, […]

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Seychelles promotes its biodiversity hotspots

Being one of the 25 biodiversity hotspots in the world, Seychelles is a must visit for nature enthusiasts. The archipelago is blessed with some of the world’s rarest species of flora and fauna, including endangered birds and plants. However, Seychelles’ biodiversity remains at risk from a variety of human induced pressures; making the conservation and […]

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Canopy by Hilton set to debut in Africa

Hilton announced the signing of a management agreement with Growthpoint Properties, South Africa’s largest REIT, to open a hotel under its lifestyle Canopy by Hilton brand. The 150 guestroom Canopy by Hilton Cape Town Longkloof is expected to begin welcoming guests in 2021 and will be the brand’s debut property in Africa. Canopy by Hilton […]

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Air Seychelles launches its sixth weekly service between Seychelles and India

Air Seychelles has successfully launched its sixth weekly frequency between Seychelles and Mumbai. The flight was operated on May 12. Airbus A320 aircraft S7-AMI commanded by Captain Francois Jackson and First Officer Rajesh Nair undertook the journey. The service consisted of nine business and 56 economy class guests, was supported by Cabin Manager, Tania Mellie, […]

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South Africa voted as the Best International Destination for Wildlife in 2019 yet again by Lonely Planet India Readers

South Africa, a nation synonymous with magnificent wildlife offerings, bagged yet another accolade for being the ‘Best International Destination for Wildlife’ at the Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards 2019 held recently. “By winning the prestigious ‘Best International Destination for Wildlife’ award for the 8th consecutive year, South Africa has truly staked its claim as […]

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Guangzhou to join RwandAir’s network in June 2019

RwandAir, the flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, is pleased to announce that it will commence flights to Guangzhou, the provincial capital of Guangdong and the third largest city in China, effective from 18 June 2019. RwandAir will fly to Guangzhou three times per week viz. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Guangzhou will be […]

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Seychelles Tourism Board strengthens trade relations in Pune, Bengaluru and Chandigarh through workshops

Seychelles Tourism Board successfully conducted workshops in Pune (21 February 2019), Bengaluru (19 March 2019) and Chandigarh (9 May 2019) to train potential travel trade partners and equip them with detailed information about various offerings in Seychelles. This enabled Seychelles Tourism Board to meet many potential travel agents in the three cities and lay the groundwork for future sales visits with […]

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