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Airlink changes to affect overseas market

Airlink has made further changes to its schedule of flights on certain routes in response to the newly introduced travel restrictions announced by the SA government to curb the spread of COVID-19.“The emergency measures will restrict travel to and from…

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SATSA COVID-19 webinar still going ahead tomorrow

Since President Cyril Ramaphosa advised limiting all group gatherings to under 100 people, SATSA has postponed its Gauteng Chapter Meeting – but the accompanying webinar will continue as planned.The webinar, set to discuss and answer questions about COVID-19, will broadcast…

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Akagera Game Lodge joins Mantis Collection in Rwanda

Mantis has welcomed Akagera Game Lodge to its collection of hotels, eco-escapes and waterways.Akagera is in the southern-most region of the Akagera National Park, the only big five safari destination in Rwanda.The lodge is located five kilometres from the Akagera…

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African aviation has potential to grow in 2020

Consolidation of African carriers, along with increased alliances and acquisitions, could potentially lead to the growth of the aviation sector on the continent this year.This is according to Group Manager of Traffic Development at Airports Company South Africa (Acsa), Matome…

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New luxury lodge to open in the Eastern Highlands

New luxury lodge, the SkyDeck Mountain Retreat, will open this month in Zimbabwe’s Eastern Highlands.The lodge, perched on the edge of the Honde Valley escarpment, overlooks Mt Nyangani and can only accommodate a group of four guests travelling together at…

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Green tourism as you’ve never seen it before!

The tourism industry in South Africa provides more than just safaris – with many adventure, sports and cultural tourism offerings across the country.Eco-tourism is an important sector of the industry and a cannabis tour is the latest offering from Hello…

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SA ‘open for business’ as Indaba plans continue

Preparations are still under way for Africa’s Travel Indaba – held at the Durban ICC from May 12 to 14 – with South African Tourism declaring that “South Africa is still open for business”.This was in response to industry concerns…

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Great Garden Escape to the Newt to launch this spring

Guests are being invited to celebrate all things Somerset this summer aboard the Great Garden Escape to the Newt in Somerset.Starting every weekend from April 10th and running until September, a first-class carriage will take guests from London Paddington to…

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ICCA and SAACI extend partnership

A new partnership agreement between the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) and the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) was announced.The partnership allows for strategic collaboration and mutual exchange of information between the associations, creating awareness through…

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