Ethiopian Airlines signed a shareholding agreement with Zambia’s main development agency to relaunch the southern African country’s flag carrier at an initial cost of USD30 million.
Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions and Events (MICE) remain a key pillar in the development of tourism across Africa, as these provide platforms for strategic deal-making and entice new investors to tourist destinations, according to Kwakye Donkor, CEO, Africa Tourism Partners.
Kenya’s Elephant Bedroom Luxury Tented Camp, part of the Atua Enkop Africa Collection, has completed the construction of two new luxury suites, taking the camp to 14 guest suites.
Ethiopian Airlines registered record success in the just-ended 2017/18 fiscal year.
Kenya Airways has launched a new catering service to reflect its African heritage and as part of the airline’s strategy to review and enhance service delivery.
Cruise line Seabourn announced its first world cruise in six years. The 146-day World Cruise: Extraordinary Destinations is anticipated to take place in 2020 on Seabourn Sojourn and stop in 13 ports across southern and East Africa.
Tsogo Sun is anticipated to open a new hotel in Zambia shortly – Garden Court Kitwe.
Hotels in the Middle East reported negative second quarter (Q2) performance results this year, while hotels in Africa posted growth across the three key performance metrics, according to data from STR.
Zuri Zanzibar, the first Design Hotels member in the Tanzanian archipelago, opened its doors, welcoming the world to a hospitality experience shaped by this singular destination.
Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Edelweiss, Eurowings, Lufthansa and SWISS will now fully integrate their sales activities in Africa.