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Emirates COVID-19 waiver policies

Emirates has updated its COVID-19 travel waiver policies into one simplified approach for rebooking and refunds on tickets issued in all its global markets. Adnan...

BON Hotels announces new KZN hotel

BON Hotels has extended its South African footprint into KwaZulu-Natal, with the takeover of the 64 on Gordon Hotel. The 35–room boutique hotel, which is...

Regency Apartment Hotel launches

The Regency Apartment Hotel has been launched in Menlyn in Pretoria, with the luxury lifestyle development due for completion in June. The R350-million ($30m) development...

Airlink to suspend all operations during lockdown

Airlink, the South African-based domestic and regional airline, is suspending all operations after midnight on Thursday, 26 March 2020 in support of South Africa’s...

FNB Mozambique and NAS inaugurate exclusive lounge

First National Bank Mozambique and National Aviation Services recently inaugurated an exclusive, contemporary lounge at the international terminal of Maputo International Airport. The FNB Lounge...

Amadeus partners with AWA

Ghanaian carrier Africa World Airlines has partnered with Amadeus to accelerate growth through its first-ever global distribution agreement that makes the airline’s full inventory...

New requirements for foreign minors

South African Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom has confirmed that the SA government will be reissuing an advisory to clarify the recent changes to the...

Lufthansa adds A350 to Cape Town route

Lufthansa has announced that it will be introducing the A350-900 to its Munich – Cape Town route, starting in December. The aircraft can seat 293...

Holiday Inn Mutare opens its doors in Zimbabwe

InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the opening of its new Holiday Inn® in Mutare, Zimbabwe. The franchised property, owned by African Sun Limited, features 96...

AI-based risk screening mobile app – key for COVID-19

South African company UC-Wireless has launched Instant Vitals, the world’s first smart mobile-based app that provides advanced healthcare risk wellness and COVID-19 screening for...

Lufthansa unveils rebrand

Lufthansa has revealed its new, modernised brand image. The most visible change is to the aircraft livery, which has been updated for the first time...

Virgin Atlantic introduces on-board sleep aids

Customers flying with Virgin Atlantic can now enjoy a range of ‘jetlag-busting’ aromatherapies and relaxation techniques to help them fall asleep and wake up...