Swiss International Lenana Nairobi is open for business

It’s a soft opening, but Swiss International Hotels & Resorts’ Lenana Nairobi is ready to receive the guests. The newly built 135-room hotel boasts four...

June 2016

We look at Cape Town and Nigeria as business travel destinations. Private aviation is still a viable transport option. We review Turkish Airlines. We...

JOHANNESBURG

OVERVIEW The capital of South Africa’s smallest province, Gauteng, Johannesburg is where it all happens for the country’s business travellers. Not only is it the...

Air Seychelles and Air Madagascar boost partnership

Air Seychelles and Air Madagascar have strengthened their codeshare co-operation with the aim of bringing more travellers to both island nations, while increasing travel...

Radisson Blu Hotel Marrakech Carré Eden opens in Morocco

According to Breaking Travel News, Radisson Blu Hotel Marrakech Carré Eden has opened its doors to the first guests in Morocco. Situated on Boulevard Mohamed...

Ethiopian adds additional flight to Newark

Ethiopian Airlines will add a fourth weekly flight to New York-Newark, via Lomé (Togo) as of 5 August. Flight ET0508 will depart Addis Ababa at...

Lufthansa Celebrates 55 years of South Africa service

Lufthansa German Airlines celebrated 55 years of operations in South Africa on the 14th of May. Today, both Johannesburg and Cape Town are serviced by...

EasyJet’s new hand luggage feature

EasyJet has become the first UK airline to offer a feature on its app which enables customers to scan their cabin bag to check...

ShebaMiles to launch platinum tier

Ethiopian Airlines is introducing a platinum tier level to its frequent flyer loyalty programme, ShebaMiles. The platinum tier will offer extra benefits to frequent flyers...

New tech initiative for SA’s travel and tourism sector

South Africa’s Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom has launched Jurni, an innovative public-private venture that is expected to transform South Africa’s travel and tourism industry. A...

City Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam making good progress

Good progress is being made on construction of the 147-room City Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam in Tanzania’s capital city. The project started in mid-May...

Air Mauritius signs codeshare with Singapore Airlines

According to Aviation Tribune, Air Mauritius has signed a codeshare agreement with Singapore Airlines. Under the agreement, Singapore Airlines will add its ‘SQ’ designator code...