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Proflight introduces Lusaka-Joburg route

Proflight Zambia will launch four-times-a-week passenger flights to Johannesburg, from Zambia’s Lusaka capital from 1 October. The airline will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and...

Emirates to resume flights to southern Africa

Emirates will resume flights to the region next month. Johannesburg, Cape Town and Harare (Zimbabwe) will come on line on 1 October. Mauritius will...

Protea Hotels By Marriott Debuts in Botswana

The opening of Protea Hotel by Marriott Masa Square in Gaborone on 1 July marked the expansion of the Protea Hotels by Marriott brand...

The new normal of business travel: what to expect and how to prepare

For the past few months, most companies have focused their energy on how to adapt to a remote work environment and keep the business...

Flight Centre Travel Group embarks on new tech

South African travellers will soon have access to a seamless all-in-one travel shopping experience when Flight Centre Travel Group South Africa launches its new...

Hilton celebrates centenary

Hilton Hotels & Resorts is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Founded in 1919 in rural Texas, Hilton now has a global reach of 5,700 hotels in...

SAA advises of operational changes to Blantyre

South African Airways is advising customers that due to the closure of the main runway at Chileka International Airport in Blantyre, Malawi from 24...

IHG to grow brands in Africa

InterContinental Hotels Group has signed a master development agreement with Valor Hospitality Partners Africa to roll out multiple franchise hotels over the next 10...

Delta brings first business class suite to SA

Delta Air Lines is bringing its Delta One Suite to Africa for the first time later this year, as the airline’s upgraded Boeing 777...

Lufthansa Group and Amadeus renew 30-year partnership

The Lufthansa Group and Amadeus have announced an agreement to renew their longstanding technology partnership. Through the deal, Amadeus’ Altéa Passenger Service System (PSS) will continue to provide Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and

Marriott opens Four Points in Algeria

Marriott International has opened the Four Points by Sheraton Setif in Algeria. The hotel is conveniently situated in the centre of the city, providing easy access to Setif’s new tram line and Setif International Airport just 20 minutes’ drive away. Four Points by

SWISS to introduce premium economy

Swiss International Air Lines is introducing a new premium economy class on its long-haul aircraft fleet. The additional class of travel will supplement the three existing classes – first, business and economy – from the second quarter of 2021. The new product