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.

05 August 2022

Frankfurt-Kruger Park flights will be year-round

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Lufthansa has announced that its Frankfurt-Mbombela Kruger National Park (KNP) service, initially envisaged as a purely seasonal route, is to be a year-round service for 2023.

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05 August 2022

Malawi Government Gives K462m for Tourism Matching Grants

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Minister of Tourism Michael Usi has presented matching grants to 18 successful Tourism operators totalling over K400 million.

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04 August 2022

MALAWI: Lilongwe promotes eco-tourism and reintroduces 263 elephants to Kasungu

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The Malawi authorities have just completed a major transfer of wildlife from Liwonde National Park to Kasungu National Park. The operation, which resulted in the reintroduction of more than 263 elephants, was carried out jointly by several organisations involved in the management of protected areas in Malawi.

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03 August 2022

Zambia and Tanzania to sign bilateral tourism agreements

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Zambia President Hakainde Hichilema arrived in Tanzania on Tuesday for a 2-day state visit that will see him holding bilateral talks with Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Hassan and later witness the signing of transport, logistics, and tourism agreements between Tanzania and Zambia.

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03 August 2022

Application for Membership - Intle Boutique Hotel

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Intle Boutique Hotel 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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02 August 2022

Emirates, CemAir broaden interline deal

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Emirates has now updated its interline agreement with CemAir. This marks the next stage of interline partnership between the two airlines, and allows the convenience of single-ticket itineraries for Emirates passengers, with onward bookings and baggage transfers.

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02 August 2022

SA National Parks Week dates announced

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South African National Parks (SanParks) will be launching its 17th annual SA National Parks Week from 11 to 16 September 2022. This initiative in partnership with Total South Africa and First National Bank is in line with SanParks vision statement of "A Sustainable National Park System Connecting Society".

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01 August 2022

Seychelles tourist arrivals in Q3 exceed 2021 figures

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The number of visitors to Seychelles, an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, has surpassed figures for the whole of 2021 during the third quarter (Q3) of 2022, demonstrating tourism recovery in the country.

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01 August 2022

South African travel trends in a post-pandemic world

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We’ve seen the numbers and the devastating effect that Covid-19 has had on tourism. But things are finally looking up. Leaders in the industry are feeling optimistic after Statistics SA reported that there was an 86.6% increase in income for tourist accommodation for the year ending May 2022.

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01 August 2022

Airlink pioneers direct Cape Town-Maputo flights

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Airlink continues to build its regional network into a web of great connections across the entire region. The carrier has now announced it will launch direct flights between Cape Town and Maputo starting from August 31.

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