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.

09 April 2021

Cape Town Tourism launches new digital Visitors’ Guide

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Cape Town Tourism, together with the City of Cape Town, launched its latest official Visitors’ Guide that highlights all the top things to do and see in the Mother City.

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09 April 2021

Seychelles is first in Africa to implement new civil aviation requirement for enhanced security

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Seychelles is the first African country to meet the new International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) requirement of enhanced border security after the island nation introduced an advanced information system for passengers travelling in and out of the country before the set deadline, an official said.

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08 April 2021

Kenya, UK eye peace after travel ban fight

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Further to the UK government announcement on 02 April adding Kenya to the ‘Red List’ and Kenya’s subsequent updated arrival protocols for travellers from or transiting through Kenya, ATTA® has been involved in an ongoing dialogue behind the scenes and we are delighted to see that there will be a joint UK / Kenya committee formed to review the travel restrictions

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08 April 2021

Kenya: AKUH and German Govt Donate Covid Testing Kits to MoH

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Nairobi — Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH,N) has donated over 20,000 Covid-19 testing kits valued at Sh44 million to the Ministry of Health to boost its Covid-19 response.

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08 April 2021

S. Africa to use 2023 Netball World Cup for economic reconstruction - minister

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South Africa would use the 2023 Netball World Cup to grow tourism, develop infrastructure and grow the economy, said Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa on Tuesday.

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07 April 2021

Tanzania’s new president changes policy on COVID-19

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Tanzania’s new president appears to be taking a new, scientific approach to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. President Samia Suluhu Hassan said Tuesday she will form a technical committee to advise her about the scope of COVID-19 infections in the country and how to respond to the pandemic.

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06 April 2021

New flights, Vic Falls-Kasane

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Effective May 1, Botswana local airline, Mack Air, is set to introduce flights in a new regional route linking Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe to Kasane, Botswana.

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06 April 2021

Kenya Airways suspends flights to the UK-Statement

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National carrier Kenya Airways has suspended its passenger flights to the United Kingdom effective 9th April 2021 until further notice.

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