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Harare airport renamed: Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport

Harare International Airport is set to be renamed Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport at a colorful event to be held on site starting this morning. Zimbabwe Transport and Infrastructure Development Minister Dr. Joram Gumbo confirmed that the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) had recently approved the renaming process since it is a requirement, as all […]

More growth expected in tourism sector

THE tourism industry is expected to experience growth in the years to come as opposed to other industries which have been adversely affected by the global economic crisis. Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) chairperson Shepherd Chinhoi said tourism has seen enormous growth, despite other industries experiencing a downward trajectory. Speaking at yesterday’s launch of HAN’s […]

Royal Caribbean Returns to U.S. Virgin Islands November 10

The Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands has issued a statement announcing the return of Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas to the territory on Friday, November 10. U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth E. Mapp and Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty report that the cruise company will be the first to return to St. Thomas following back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes that impacted the territory last month. […]

Silversea Introduces New Couture Collection

Silversea Cruises has announced its newest travel line for 2018: the Couture Collection. The inaugural collection is an exclusive series of pre- and post-cruise ocean and land adventures ranging from five to 11 days, offering authentic and immersive travel experiences in remote regions of the Earth. The Couture Collection includes exclusive amenities ranging from private helicopter service […]

Kenya unveils plan to turn around tourism

The Kenyan cabinet has approved the National Tourism Blue Print 2030 as part of efforts to help turn around the industry. The key pillars are product development, marketing, investment and infrastructure development. Cabinet Secretary, Najib Balala, said the Tourism Blue Print was approved last week, and when implemented it would boost the industry and encourage investors […]

South Africa. Entry Regulations. Reminder to parents travelling with children

There are continued report of parents travelling with children being denied boarding at their airport of departure for South Africa. The confusion is over the small, “short Birth Certificates” which are unabridged and do not hold both parents’ details. These are not acceptable in this case. Recently British Airways refused boarding to parents with two […]