News from ATTA

News from ATTA consists of a combination of news from the African continent with relevance to African Tourism along with news about ATTA for the benefit of our members.

28 May 2013

New All Africa Trade Show launches today

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 trade events,&nbs…

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27 May 2013

New Malawi Kenya service

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

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24 May 2013

Zambia to Malawi link gives tourism boost

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 and Mfuwe. &ldq…

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15 May 2013

Exhibition of paintings Karen Laurence-Rowe

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

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08 May 2013

SAA signs code share with Etihad

South African Aiways signs codeshare agreement with UAE's Etihad Airways Atta's partner South African Airways (SAA), and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), allowing the two airlines to introduce a comprehensive range of codeshare and interline air services. This will see the South African flag carrier placing its SA code on 12 Etihad destinations flying from the UAE national carrier's Abu Dhabi h…

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03 May 2013

Webinar Recording: Bale Mountain Lodge, Ethiopia

Find out all the news from Bale Mountain Lodge in Ethiopia - due to open October 2013. Here is the webinar recording Bale Mountain Lodge webinar recording

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