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Tanzania: Why Poaching Has Reduced Drastically Ruaha National Park
von Citizen am 16/07/2020 um 15:49
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- Tight security, arrests and confiscation of firearms has managed to eliminated organized criminal poaching in the Ruaha National Park.
Mauritius: World Heritage List - 14th Anniversary of the Inscription of Aapravasi Ghat
von Government of Mauritius am 16/07/2020 um 14:32
[Government of Mauritius] The celebration of the 14th anniversary of the inscription of the Aapravasi Ghat on the World Heritage list was marked, this morning, by a flag hoisting ceremony, coupled with the launching of a padlet, in Port-Louis. The Minister of Arts and Cultural Heritage, Mr Avinash Teeluck, and other personalities were present.
Kenya: Kenya Resumes Domestic Flights Amid Strict Pandemic Measures
von Dalsan Radio am 16/07/2020 um 13:36
[Dalsan Radio] Kenya Airways has resumed domestic flights amid strict measures to prevent the spreading of Covid-19, after halting operations for 99 days.
Namibia: 14-Day Quarantine Not Practical, Says Tourism Minister Shifeta
von New Era am 16/07/2020 um 12:38
[New Era] Tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta yesterday said although the government was hopeful of allowing an earlier phased opening of inbound tourists into the country, it was not practical to quarantine them for 14 days.
Nigeria: Airports Authority Says Former Governor Shoved Kano Official, Violated Protocols
von Premium Times am 16/07/2020 um 11:27
[Premium Times] The Management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Wednesday condemned the conduct of a former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari.
Tanzania: Ruaha to Introduce Boat Tourism Before December
von Daily News am 16/07/2020 um 10:35
[Daily News] RUAHA National Park is set to introduce boating safari tourism before this year ends, aiming to diversify attractions while boosting government revenues.
Tanzania: Invest in Classy Tourists Facilities - Government
von Daily News am 16/07/2020 um 10:35
[Daily News] AS Tanzania's tourism industry continues to grow at an impressive rate, the government has invited investors to invest in the sector by focusing on classy hotels that meet tourists' requirements.
Senegal: Senegal Opens Airspace With Restrictions
von The Point am 16/07/2020 um 09:26
[The Point] Senegal has opened its air space with new rules, Air Transport Ministry announced.
Nigeria: Ex-Governor Yari's Protocol Breach Irresponsible - FAAN
von This Day am 16/07/2020 um 08:26
[This Day] The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has described actions of former Zamfara Governor Abdulaziz Yari as "irresponsible".
Nigeria: Govt Under Pressure to Lift Ban On International Flights
von Daily Trust am 16/07/2020 um 06:20
[Daily Trust] Lagos -- Pressure has continued to mount on the Federal Government to lift the ban on international flights less than a week after the reopening of airports for national flights.
South Africa: MEC David Maynier On Launch of Tourism Product Development Fund
von Govt of SA am 15/07/2020 um 12:53
[Govt of SA] We are excited to announce the launch of the Tourism Product Development Fund which commits a total of R5 million to support new or existing tourism products and experiences in the Western Cape.
Nigeria: 'All Airports in Nigeria to Reopen in 7 Days'
von Daily Trust am 15/07/2020 um 10:58
[Daily Trust] Lagos -- It may take one week for all the remaining airports to reopen for commercial operations, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said on Tuesday.
Africa: Victoria Falls Safari Lodge Named Among the Top 5 Resort Hotels in Africa
von 263Chat am 15/07/2020 um 09:32
[263Chat] Zimbabwe has once again been put on the global tourist map, with Victoria Falls Safari Lodge being named among the Top 5 Africa Resort Hotels in the 2020 World's Best Awards by prestigious United States magazine Travel + Leisure.
Gambia: Over Six Hundred People Risk Losing Job in Hotel Industry
von Foroyaa am 15/07/2020 um 08:54
[Foroyaa] The cessation of the German tourism group FTI operation in The Gambia effective from the end of July has put over six hundred hoteliers at the risk of losing their jobs.
Somalia: Cargo Plane Crash-Lands in Somalia, All Crew Onboard Safe
von Shabelle am 15/07/2020 um 08:16
[Shabelle] A Somali official says a United Nations cargo plane carrying humanitarian aid has crashed at an airport in central Somalia and the three crew members survived.
Somalia: Plane Carrying Relief Crash Lands in Hiran
von Dalsan Radio am 15/07/2020 um 08:12
[Dalsan Radio] A plane carrying aid has crash-landed in Hiran of Hirshabelle state in central Somalia. The cargo plane was coming from Djibouti when it crashes-landed.
Nigeria: Enugu Airport to Reopen on August 30 - Minister
von Premium Times am 15/07/2020 um 07:28
[Premium Times] The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will reopen for normal business on August 30.
Botswana: Lockdown Delays Project Progress
von Botswana Daily News am 14/07/2020 um 10:19
[Botswana Daily News] Kasane -- The outbreak of the COVID-19 is said to have slowed down plans to implement a project to regenerate tourism development in Kasane.
South Africa: MEC David Maynier On Western Cape Tourism Sector Following Amendment of Level 3 COVID-19 Regulations
von Govt of SA am 14/07/2020 um 09:36
[Govt of SA] The tourism sector has been dealt a severe blow with the publishing of the amended regulations for Alert Level 3 last night (12 July 2020). While these regulations provide the clarity that I have been calling for on the opening of accommodation for leisure for travel within provinces, this decision, and the prior confusion caused by the Presidency and the Minister of Tourism, has sent an industry that is already hard hit by Covid-19 into a state of turmoil.
Sudan: Airlines to Start Flights Tomorrow
von SNA am 14/07/2020 um 09:26
[SNA] Khartoum -- The Sudanese airlines, Badr, Tarco, the Egypt Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Flydubai; will start tomorrow Its flights from Khartoum airport, in implementation of the Civil Aviation Authority decision announced last week for the partially open of the airport, with the three countries, of Egypt, Turkey and the UAE.
Sudan: Aviation Companies Resumes Flights Tuesday
von SNA am 14/07/2020 um 09:26
[SNA] Khartoum -- Airlines Companies including Badr, Tarco, Egyptian Air, Turkish and Fly Dubai, are due resume flight to and from Khartoum Airport on Tuesday, in implementation of the decision of the Civil Aviation Authority announced last week after the approval of the Supreme Health Committee on the Corona Pandemic permiting partial opening of the airport with three countries, which are Egypt, Turkey and the Uinted Arab Emirates.
Nigeria: Denial of Landing Right - Govt Commends Air Peace for Engaging Another Airline to Evacuate Stranded Nigerians From UK
von Vanguard am 14/07/2020 um 05:38
[Vanguard] The Federal Government Sunday commended Air Peace for engaging another airline to evacuate stranded 584 Nigerians in the United Kingdom after the British government denied it landing right.
South Africa: Mission (Almost) Impossible - Trying to Fly Stranded South Africans Back Home
von Daily Maverick am 13/07/2020 um 14:06
[Daily Maverick] The 'boertjie' who runs Maple Aviation takes flak from all quarters as he tries to bring stranded South Africans home: "I take calls every five minutes from distressed mothers and fathers. And I don't have a massive staff. It's basically just me at my dining room table with my computer in Toronto."
Nigeria: Govt Threatens to Review Air Agreements With UK, Others Over 'Unacceptable Treatment 'Of Nigerian Carriers
von This Day am 13/07/2020 um 10:13
[This Day] The federal government Sunday said it would review its Air agreements with various countries as a result of the unacceptable treatment of Nigerian carriers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Sudan: Arrival of 4000 Stranded Sudanese From United Arab Emirates Completed
von SNA am 13/07/2020 um 09:27
[SNA] Abu Dhabi -- The arrival of all the Sudanese stranded in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was completed by the arrival of the last batch, composed of 140 persons, on Friday through a Badr Airlines flight.
Liberia: NTA Resumes Bus Service to Nimba County
von Observer am 13/07/2020 um 09:22
[Observer] As confirmed COVID-19 cases surge past 950
Ghana: Death On Wheels, Disguised As Okada
von Ghanaian Times am 13/07/2020 um 09:13
[Ghanaian Times] Death; that five letter word is perhaps the most dreaded combination of alphabets. Even those who believe in life after death cringe when it takes their family and friends or when they come into close shave with it.
Tanzania: Plans to Issue COVID-19 Clearance 'Certificates' for Travellers
von Monitor am 13/07/2020 um 09:04
[Monitor] The government said yesterday that it is finalizing a Covid-19 certification plan for international travellers requiring them to prove that they are coronavirus-free.
South Africa: Opening Tourism Industry Must Be Under Strict Conditions
von SAnews.gov.za am 10/07/2020 um 15:24
[SAnews.gov.za] Tourism Minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, has reiterated that while easing the COVID-19 lockdown regulations in the tourism sector is aimed at assisting businesses, it has to be done under strict conditions to curb the further spread of the virus.
Botswana: Hotels Reel From COVID-19 Impact
von Botswana Daily News am 10/07/2020 um 09:56
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -- The hospitality industry in Botswana, like so many others, is doing everything it can to stay afloat amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, with its resultant travel restrictions and lockdown measures.