Atta News & Alerts
18 June 2013
Sand River Masai Mara Camp, a new bush camp from the Elewana Collection will open on July 1st 2013
Located on the banks of a river from which it has taken its name, Sand River Masai Mara is located within the Masai Mara National Reserve, close to the Tanzanian border. Situated on a secluded and picturesque site, the Camp replicates the heyday of exclusive permanent tented camps of the late 1920’s.
The Camp comprises of 16-tented accommodations, divided into two separate but read more
13 June 2013
Attendees at the Indaba 2013 travel show in South Africa usedPoken's NFC social networking platform more than 60,000 times a day to digitally exchange documents and share business cards, the NFC connectivity specialist reports.
The 11,458 Indaba attendees were able to use either Sony Xperia phones or Poken's NFC USB sticks and tags to collect information and share their contact details through the event's Indaba Connect system. Overall, 14,528 document read more
12 June 2013
Save the dates!
Following Tuesday's announcement that Reed Travel Group will launch yet two more new Africa trade shows, along with ILTM Africa, IBTM Africa and WTM Africa, all to be held in Cape Town, buyers and suppliers of tourism to Africa are spoilt for choice with no less than 5 Africa shows in just 3 weeks!
This follows last month's launch of We Are Africa by Beyond Luxury Media (organisers of PURE) also to be held in Cape Town the following week.
The sho read more
07 June 2013
Madagascar's government on Thursday postponed presidential polls aimed at ending a four-year political deadlock until August 23,
07 June 2013
Proflight launces Lusaka Lilongwe route
Champagne celebrations marked the launch of Proflight Zambia’s first regional route on June 4 from Lusaka to Lilongwe.
Proflight Zambia will operate schedule flights on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays between Lusaka and Lilongwe. The flights depart Lusaka at 15:30 and arrive in Lilongwe at 17:10 and depart Lilongwe at 17:55 to arrive Lusaka at 19:35F. The timing is designed to provide smooth connections to and from the Emirates fligh read more
07 June 2013
Michael Tatalias resigns as SATSA CEO
It is with regret that I learn of the resignation of MikeTatalias from his position as Chief Executive Officer of the Southern Africa Tourism Services Association ( SATSA). Atta has worked closely with SATSA for many years and Michael's advice and experience of tourism matters in South Africa has been invauable to Atta.
Michael has decided to choose a completely new path in life, to prepare, he says, for the next twenty years of work. H read more
28 May 2013
Atta operates in 22 countries in Africa, and has long been campaigning for an "All Africa" Trade Show, so we welcome today's announcement of the launch of "We Are Africa" to be held in CapeTown in May 2014.
Press Release – for Immediate Release on 28 May 2013
Beyond Luxury Media launches a game changing trade show to showcase the best of Pan African travel
London, UK -Beyond Luxury Media Ltd, the organizers of the leading travel read more
27 May 2013
Kenya > Malawi Service
Kenya Airways will start a new service from August 2nd Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between Nairobi and Blantyre.
KQ746 Nairobi 11.45 Blantyre 13.25
KQ747 Blantyre 14.15 Naiorobi 16.00
24 May 2013
PROFLIGHT ZAMBIA LAUNCHES FLIGHTS TO LILONGWE
Airline begins its first international route
LILONGWE, MALAWI – Trade and tourism ties between Malawi and Zambia will be given a boost next month when Proflight Zambia begins a three-times-a-week service to Lilongwe from Lusaka.
The new route, which will be launched on June 4, will be the first international destination for the airline, which already flies to nine domestic points in Zambia, including Lusaka, Livingstone, Ndola an read more
15 May 2013
Atta members might be interested in seeing the pictures which will feature in an exhibition of African wildlife pictures by Karen Laurence-Rowe who may be known to some as she lives and mostly works in Kenya and and was nominated David Shepherd wildlife artist of the year in 2012.
The pictures which are spectacular can be seen at www.alexandermeddowes.com