Travel & Tourism

Jun 22, 2019
An Italian aviation interior company, Aviointeriors, has designed SkyRider seats or standing seats for a new ‘Ultra-Basic Economy’ class on planes.   Also known as saddle seats, Aviointeriors first introduced…
Jun 21, 2019
The second largest Ebola virus disease outbreak on record is currently raging in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) with over 2,000 cases and more than 1,400 deaths recorded.…
Jun 17, 2019
One of the biggest air lines in Nigeria, Arik Air, on Monday urged young Nigerians to embrace careers in the aviation sector in order to contribute their quota to national…
Jun 11, 2019
Mr Ikechi Uko, An aviation and tourism expert on Tuesday said Nigeria should develop an Aviation Masterplan so as to maximise the abundant opportunities in the sector.   Ikechi, who…
Jun 04, 2019
President Cyril Ramaphosa's mission to fix two of South Africa's most troubled state companies, power firm Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), could take longer than planned after their chief…
Jun 01, 2019
Egypt has been ranked top of 10 leading countries in Africa where hotel development has seen an upsurge, with Nigeria, Morocco and Ethiopia trailing. This is according to the 11th…
May 30, 2019
Ethiopian Airlines on Wednesday confirmed that its ET901/29 flight made an aborted landing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.   The General Manager of the Nigerian operations of…
May 24, 2019
Botswana has reinstated trophy hunting after a 5-year moratorium on the practice. In the wake of evidently declining wildlife numbers, former president Ian Khama imposed the ban in early 2014.…
May 23, 2019
Somalia on Wednesday criticised neighbouring Kenya for deporting two Somali lawmakers and a minister after authorities in Nairobi blocked them from entering the country. Senators Ilyas Ali and Zamzam Dahir…
May 22, 2019
Labour unions in the nation’s aviation sector will today begin an indefinite industrial action over the new organogram approved by the Federal Government. The unions issued a Notice of Strike…
May 13, 2019
The annual survey shows Morocco among the top five African countries for hotel development in Africa. Lagos-based firm W Hospitality Group released its 11th annual survey, ranking Morocco among the…
May 12, 2019
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Saturday that 222 illegal Ethiopian migrants were repatriated from the war-torn Yemen since May 6. The migrants, who were voluntarily repatriated from…
May 11, 2019
SA has been named the best safari experience in Africa by the Safari Awards Africa 2019. SA won the award as it came out tops in 10 of the 18…
May 09, 2019
President Hage Geingob lashed out at Air Namibia's poor service, saying it is failing the nation. Geingob, who is hosting his counterpart from Guinea, President Alpha Condé, said this in…
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