Emirates and Airlink have announced an interline agreement, widening Emirates’ reach into Southern Africa as countries begin opening their borders for travellers.
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Emirates expands reach in Southern Africa via interline agreement with Airlink

Emirates and Airlink have announced an interline agreement, widening Emirates’ reach into Southern Africa as countries begin opening their borders for travellers. Emirates’ agreement with Airlink will provide its customers enhanced connectivity via its gateways Johannesburg and Cape Town to more than 25 domestic destinations in South Africa and more than 20 regional destinations in […]

Best for domestic, rural and regional tourism in East and Southern Africa, the World Bank-funded Resilient Natural Resource Management for Tourism and Growth project is under implementation in Tanzania.
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Tanzania finalizes plan to implement top World Bank Tourism Project

Best for domestic, rural and regional tourism in East and Southern Africa, the World Bank-funded Resilient Natural Resource Management for Tourism and Growth project is under implementation in Tanzania. Implementation of the six-year Resilient Natural Resource Management for Tourism and Growth (REGROW) involves the development of community-based tourist projects to empower local communities in taking […]

Uganda joined the rest of the world to celebrate the International World Tourism Day on 27th September 2020, with a call for increased involvement of rural communities in the tourism value chain.
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Tooro hosts historical World Tourism Day event for Uganda scientifically

Uganda joined the rest of the world to celebrate the International World Tourism Day on 27th September 2020, with a call for increased involvement of rural communities in the tourism value chain. Held under the theme, “Tourism and Rural Development”, this year’s celebrations highlighted the benefits of including locals in tourism, especially the rural communities […]

FlyersRights.org, the largest airline passenger organization has submitted its comments criticizing FAA’s proposed fixes for the Boeing 737 MAX as inadequate and not supported by data.
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FlyersRights body object to resumption of flights by the dangerous Boeing 737MAX

FlyersRights.org, the largest airline passenger organization has submitted its comments criticizing FAA’s proposed fixes for the Boeing 737 MAX as inadequate and not supported by data. According to Paul Hudson, President of FlyersRights.org,  in a letter seen by EABW Digital News he wrote to the Senate Commerce Committee, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)’s proposal simply […]

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Africa Travel Week secures partnership with Invest Africa 

Cape Town, 23 September 2020 – In a strategic move to drive business opportunities within the travel and tourism sector, Africa Travel Week (ATW) has partnered with Invest Africa, a leading pan-African business platform promoting trade and investment in Africa. The alliance provides a strategic platform for stakeholders to drive investment initiatives for economic recovery and development […]

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) through its Tourism product development and diversification programme has partnered with Agribusiness enterprises to support the development and promotion of Agro- Tourism across 18 regions and 51 districts in the country.
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UTB partners with Agribusiness Enterprises to enhance Agro-Tourism Development

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) through its Tourism product development and diversification programme has partnered with Agribusiness enterprises to support the development and promotion of Agro- Tourism across 18 regions and 51 districts in the country. This initiative comes after UTB together embarked on a familiarization trip to the Western region districts of; Mbarara, Isingiro […]

Following President Yoweri Museveni’s speech yesterday, where he announced the opening of the international airport and land borders for tourists coming in and going out provided they tested negative for COVID 19 72hours before arrival in Uganda, Rwanda Air has announced that it will resume its operations in and out of Entebbe International Airport on October 1st.
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Rwanda Air announces resumption of Entebbe flights on October 1 after airport opening

Following President Yoweri Museveni’s speech yesterday, where he announced the opening of the international airport and land borders for tourists coming in and going out provided they tested negative for COVID 19 72hours before arrival in Uganda, Rwanda Air has announced that it will resume its operations in and out of Entebbe International Airport on […]

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is supporting the Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO) to revive the Tanzania tourism industry to spur other businesses, recover thousands of lost jobs, and generate revenue to the economy.
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Tanzania starts strategic partnerships to Revive Tourism

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is supporting the Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO) to revive the Tanzania tourism industry to spur other businesses, recover thousands of lost jobs, and generate revenue to the economy. Wildlife tourism in Tanzania continues to grow with nearly 1.5 million tourists visiting the country annually, earning the country […]