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19 April 2018

Rwanda showcases attractions at China tourism exhibition

Rwanda Development Board showcased the country’s travel and tourism attractions at this year’s China’s Outbound Travel and Tourism Market which closed yesterday.

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19 April 2018

Air Tanzania plans regional flights to Kenya, rest of EAC

Tanzania's national carrier, Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL), is planning to start flying to Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi.

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18 April 2018

Tourism Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa

Cape Town, Wednesday 18 April 2018. Euromonitor International’s Senior Research Analyst Christy Tawii will speak on ‘Tourism Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa’ at the World Travel Market (WTM) Africa 2018, which opened today at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

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18 April 2018

WTM-Africa Kicks Off in Cape Town

Cape Town, Wednesday 18 April 2018. It is all systems go as WTM Africa 2018 kicks off today at the Cape Town International Convention Centre to deliver an exhibition dedicated to furthering the potential of tourism on the continent and elsewhere in the world.

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18 April 2018

Application for Membership - Ubon Safari

Ubon Safari has applied to join Atta. Their membership will be approved if there are not any objections lodged within the statutory 10 day period. (See objection procedure below).

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17 April 2018

AviaDev- driving tourism development through increased air connectivity

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According to the UNWTO, over 50% of all international tourists arrive at their destination by air. In their 2036 forecast, IATA predicts that Africa will grow by 5.9% annually, making it the fastest growing region globally. By 2036, the continent will see an extra 274 million passengers a year for a total market of 400 million passengers

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17 April 2018

Application for Membership - Ndutu Safari Lodge

Ndutu Safari Lodge has applied to join Atta. Their membership will be approved if there are not any objections lodged within the statutory 10 day period. (See objection procedure below).

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17 April 2018

FCO Travel Advice: South Africa - 17 Apr 2018

17 April 2018: Latest update: Entry requirements section (Dual citizenship) – if you hold South African citizenship, you must enter and exit South Africa on your South African passport; it is an offence under South African law for a citizen aged 18 or over to enter or leave the country on a foreign passport

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17 April 2018

Zimbabwe: Three Years Later, Zimbabwe Appoints Ambassador to the UK

ZIMBABWE has appointed a new ambassador to the United Kingdom, more than three years after the retirement of Harare’s former top diplomat in London, Gabriel Machinga.

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16 April 2018

Ethiopia ends online blackout

Internet users in Ethiopia said on Monday the government appeared to have ended a three-month online blackout, raising hopes of a relaxation of restrictions after the arrival of a new prime minister who promised reforms.

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16 April 2018

Application for Membership - Off 2 Africa

Off 2 Africa has applied to join Atta. Their membership will be approved if there are not any objections lodged within the statutory 10 day period. (See objection procedure below).

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16 April 2018

Zimbabwe to double tourist arrivals to 5 million

Zimbabwe is looking to double tourist arrivals to five million by 2020, the head of the country’s tourism promotion agency has said.

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15 April 2018

Daphne Sheldrick – RIP

Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick D.B.E 1934 – 2018

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12 April 2018

New laws to better protect millions of Brits who book holidays online

UK families spend on average £22.10 per week on package travel abroad, which represents over a third (33%) of household spending on recreation and culture. With the advent of online booking, the way we buy holidays has changed significantly in recent years, with 83% of Brits booking a holiday online in 2017, compared to 76% in 2016.

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12 April 2018

The travel industry in South Africa is on the road to diversity, says Grant Thornton

The South African business arena continues to make strides towards achieving diversity, led, among others, by the travel industry. A new report from global professional services firm Grant Thornton has revealed that nearly half of the enterprises active in the sector are black-owned.

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12 April 2018

Zanzibar President advocates development of African air transport

Looking to attract more travelers from within the Africa and other continents, Zanzibar President had advocated for quick development of the African skies for African airlines.

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12 April 2018

Application for Membership - WOLF

WOLF has applied to join Atta. Their membership will be approved if there are not any objections lodged within the statutory 10 day period. (See objection procedure below).

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11 April 2018

Zambia turns to tourism as economic stimulus

The Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) is hosting more than 60 international buyers and media this week ahead of the Zambia Travel Expo (ZATEX) from April 12 to 14 in Lusaka.

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10 April 2018

Air France increases Nairobi service in NW18

Air France at the launch of Northern winter 2018/19 season plans to increase service to Kenya, which sees the addition of 4th weekly flight, on board Boeing 787-9 aircraft. Winter schedule begins on 28OCT18.

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10 April 2018

Application for Membership - Safari-Insider

Safari-Insider has applied to join Atta. Their membership will be approved if there are not any objections lodged within the statutory 10 day period. (See objection procedure below).

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