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22 February 2013

Webinar Recording Available: Ulendo Mobile Safaris

Missed Ulendo Safaris webinar? Click here to view the recording. Ulendo Safaris will be launching a brand new mobile safaris product to its portfolio this year. These Mobile safaris will cover mainly three countries Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique. This webinar gave a brief overview of proposed routes and costing.

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20 February 2013

Malawi flight cancellations

Malawi Due to the civil servants strike all inbound and outbound flights from Kamuzu International Airport have been cancelled for today Wednesday February 20th and possibly days to come as well.     

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20 February 2013

Webinar: Ulendo 'Mobile Safaris: Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique'

Ulendo Safaris will be launching a brand new mobile safaris product to its portfolio this year. These Mobile safaris will cover mainly three countries Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique. Atta invites you to join their member's webinar this Thursday, 21st Feb, at 14:00 GMT that will give a brief overview of Ulendo's proposed routes, costing and give attendees the opportunity to have a question and answer sessions. The presentation will be delivered by Alan Mclellan, the Sales and Marketing …

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20 February 2013

Mozambique Visa requirements Update

Visas for Mozambique required in advance in most cases. Recent concerns expressed by tour operators who report some problems with visas at certain entry points, are confirmed  by the UK Foreign Office  advice " There have been a number of recent reports of visitors being refused this service, resulting in them being turned back from border posts and airports. It is therefore strongly advisable for all tourists to obtain visas before travel"    "…

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19 February 2013

SA seek to introduce Tourism Protector

South Africa seeks to introduce a "Tourism Protector" For the first time in the global  tourism sector, SA legislation seeks to make provision for the establishment of a tourism protector, so that management can deal with complaints and encourage regulation of the industry. Minister of Tourism Mr Marthinus Van Schalkwyk said the aim is to provide for the development and promotion of sustainable tourism for the social, economic and environmental benefit of all citizens.…

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19 February 2013

Kenya Elections

 Kenya elections too close to call On March 4, 2013 Kenya will go to the polls to elect their 4th president. Incumbent president, Mwai Kibaki, is term-limited and will not be on the ballot. The contest will be between two main political coalitions, The Jubilee Alliance and The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD). Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta and Prime Minister Raila Odinga head the two alliances, respectively.  In addition to the presidential election, Kenyans will vot…

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13 February 2013

Mozambique new visa requirements

Important Notice regarding VISA requirements to travel to Mozambique Please note that the law has changed in Mozambique and all VISA’s must now be obtained before travel to enter the country. Until recently, it has been possible for tourists to purchase a border VISA, (a VISA that may be issued at airports and land borders on arrival) which is single-entry, non-renewable, and valid for 30 days. However, there have been a number of recent reports of visitors being refused this service, re…

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13 February 2013

Mozambique- Visa requirements

Important Notice regarding VISA requirements to travel to Mozambique Please note that the law has changed in Mozambique and all VISA’s must now be obtained before travel to enter the country. Until recently, it has been possible for tourists to purchase a border VISA, (a VISA that may be issued at airports and land borders on arrival) which is single-entry, non-renewable, and valid for 30 days. However, there have been a number of recent reports of visitors being refused this servic…

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12 February 2013

Tanganyika Flying Co opens ops base in Dar

TFC opens Dar es Salaam base Tanzanian aviation provider, Tanganyika Flying Co. (TFC) today announced that it is opening an operational base in Dar es Salaam. This base will initially have a Cessna Grand Caravan for air charter operations throughout Tanzania and her neighbouring countries.  Julian Edmunds, TFC Director said that the addition of this aircraft will provide the capacity required by our loyal clients for services from Dar es Salaam, avoiding expensive positioning costs of an …

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08 February 2013

Rising Africa

UK Minister for Africa, Mark Simmonds, spoke at the Africa Summit, in London on Thursday. The conference brought together politicians from across Africa, business leaders and investors to discuss building Africa’s prosperity for the next generation of Africans. “While the ongoing situation in Mali, Somalia and other conflict areas are at the forefront of the political and media narrative on Africa, it is important that we don’t lose sight of an emerging positive…

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07 February 2013

SAA extreme fares from UK

 Atta's lead sponsor South African Airways announce: The extension of  their ‘Extreme Fares’ Saleto multiple destinations within South Africa until 15thFebruary, with destinations including: Johannesburg from £614 return Cape Town from £636 return Durban from £642 return Port Elizabeth from £642 return East London from £741 return Nelspruit (Kruger National Park) from £790 return Windhoek (Namibia) from £836…

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