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Ethiopian Airlines quietly builds strong international network

The carrier might not be familiar to the average U.S. flyer or travel agent. But it is working to change that.

11/15/2017 06:45 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Emirates unveils enclosed suites

The Dubai-based airline will offer just six of the suites in remodeled Boeing 777s.

11/13/2017 06:15 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Qatar Airways buys stake in Cathay Pacific

Qatar is investing $662 million for a nearly 10% stake.

11/06/2017 09:50 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Explore the unexplored on St. Helena

The island was the last home of Napoleon and is currently home to a wealth of rare birds, unusual wildlife and exotic flora.

10/26/2017 06:55 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


African Travel focuses on new itineraries, conservation for 2018

The operator's 2018 brochure features three new itineraries: a 10-day tour in South Africa, an 11-day tour of East Africa and an 11-day combination trip to South Africa and Victoria Falls.

10/26/2017 06:45 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


First Four Points by Sheraton opens in Tanzania

The Four Points by Sheraton Arusha, the Arusha Hotel is located steps away from the city's landmark Clock Tower.

10/26/2017 06:40 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Mozambique welcomes first low-cost carrier

Fastjet plans to launch scheduled services from Maputo to Nampula, Beira and Tete on Nov. 2.

10/26/2017 06:35 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Widespread outbreak of bubonic plague hits Madagascar

Though the U.S. has not issued any advisories, travelers are advised to avoid highly populated areas and to wear surgical masks while in transit.

10/26/2017 06:30 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


A steady return to the Nile

River cruises along Egypt's Nile, hard hit during years of up-and-down bookings to the country, are making a solid comeback as the country falls back into favor with travelers.

10/25/2017 11:45 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Scenic introduces Nile cruise-tour

The 11-day "Treasures of Egypt" itinerary combines a five-day Nile sailing with six days touring Egypt.

10/23/2017 05:15 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Opportunities to go beyond safaris in Africa

Resorts and tour operators are increasingly offering packages that include opportunities to experience more local culture and the continent's diverse landscapes.

10/19/2017 09:30 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Demand up for Middle East destinations

The region is in the midst of a boomlet that tour operators expect will continue into 2018.

10/16/2017 05:20 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


History, sophistication at three new Israel hotels

Set to greet an influx in tourist arrivals are a trio of new and upcoming properties in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.

10/12/2017 12:35 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Hilton makes push for Africa growth

The company is investing $50 million to convert hotels to its Hilton, DoubleTree and Curio brands.

10/06/2017 02:10 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Kenya safari lodges, from rustic to refined

We enjoyed a variety of accommodations that offered different approaches to the safari experience.

10/05/2017 02:00 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Radisson Red opens in Cape Town

The 252-room property is located in the V&A Waterfront's newly revamped Silo District.

09/29/2017 08:35 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Contemporary art museum opens its doors in Cape Town

The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa is the world's largest museum dedicated to contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora.

09/29/2017 08:30 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Photography camp opens in Botswana

Pangolin Khwai Camp is located on the Khwai Private Reserve, a 500,000-acre private concession bordering the Khwai River on the country's Okavango Delta.

09/29/2017 08:20 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


South African Airways Vacations doubles offerings in Africa

Fifteen hotels and safari lodges across the continent have been added to the company's inventory of properties.

09/29/2017 08:15 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Cape Town, New York form tourism partnership

The two-year alliance includes a collaboration agreement between the two cities' destination marketing organizations, the sharing of best practices in tourism marketing and the exchange of marketing assets to boost reciprocal travel.

09/29/2017 08:10 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]