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Oneworld sets Royal Air Maroc's join date

On April 1, Morocco's flag carrier will become Oneworld's first full new member since 2014.

01/15/2020 07:15 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Commercial airlines reroute flights amid U.S.-Iran tensions

Jumbled schedules could affect as many as 15,000 passengers per day and lengthen flight times by an average of 30 to 90 minutes, industry analysts said.

01/09/2020 11:05 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


FAA forbids US aircraft from flying over Iran and Iraq

The FAA said that increased political tensions in the Middle East “present an inadvertent risk to U.S. civil aviation due to the potential for miscalculation or misidentification.”

01/08/2020 10:15 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Tanzania welcomes visitors to Africa's newest -- and largest -- national park

Nyerere National Park is part of what is known as the Selous Game Reserve and covers an area of over 11,000 square miles, more than twice the size of the Serengeti.

12/27/2019 07:30 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Operators dismiss reports that Victoria Falls is drying up

The African Travel & Tourism Association cites data that says the water levels over the falls has been on a consistent rise of late.

12/27/2019 01:05 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


S. Africa's Winelands gets its first tented camp

The seven fully serviced, luxury units will be located on the Boschendal wine estate and will debut in March.

12/26/2019 10:15 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Longtime Emirates president Tim Clark retiring

Clark joined Emirates upon its founding in 1985 as head of airline planning and rose to the position of president in 2003.

12/26/2019 02:40 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Best Western Plus Westlands opens in Nairobi

The 101-unit Best Western Plus Westlands boasts free WiFi, a dedicated meetings floor, a gym, an all-day-dining restaurant and a rooftop bar and lounge.

12/26/2019 02:25 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


W brand to debut in Egypt in 2024

Marriott entered into an agreement with Landmark Sabbour to open the W Cairo in 1-Ninety, a mixed-use development in the emerging New Cairo district of the city.

12/26/2019 02:20 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Solar-powered brewery on tap for refit Asilia camp in Tanzania

The luxury, eco-conscious Sayari Camp will reopen in June, in time for the annual wildebeest crossings of the Mara River.

12/26/2019 02:00 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


AA and Royal Air Maroc in codeshare deal

Codeshare itineraries on Royal Air Maroc flights between Casablanca and Boston, Miami, New York JFK and Washington Dulles are now on sale for travel beginning Dec. 26.

12/23/2019 09:40 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Uniworld's Egypt ship damaged in shipyard fire

As a result, the river cruise company has pushed back the debut of the S.S. Sphinx to September.

12/20/2019 01:45 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Mandarin Oriental to manage Abu Dhabi hotel

The company will take over management of the Emirates Palace, effective Jan. 1. There are plans to renovate and reflag the property.

12/17/2019 04:45 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


CroisiEurope to launch Egypt sailings in 2020

The company will begin offering an eight-day cruise in February aboard the the Steigenberger Royale.  

12/13/2019 02:10 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Dubai implementing plastic ban at airports

The ban will begin with the removal of plastic cutlery, straws, food packaging and bags from cafes, restaurants and shops.

12/09/2019 11:00 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


A distressed South African Airways to undergo restructuring

SAA has entered into the South African version of Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

12/05/2019 01:15 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Avalon Waterways brings back Egypt cruise

After a four-year hiatus, Avalon returns with a 10-day itinerary that includes the highlights of Cairo and a luxury cruise along the Nile on the 120-passenger Farah.

12/04/2019 11:35 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Mount Kilimanjaro and my big ask from you

Feel lucky to work in the travel industry? I'll make it easy for you to give back.

12/02/2019 02:00 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Natural Selection to launch flying safaris in Namibia

The six-night journeys will depart on Sundays from the capital city of Windhoek beginning in March.

11/28/2019 11:15 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Deeper Africa touts Republic of Congo as a prime destination to see gorillas

The country is often overlooked in favor of Rwanda and Uganda, but the company is counting on its Lowland Gorilla Safari in Odzala-Kokoua National Park to change all that.

11/27/2019 09:55 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]