Tag: Johannesburg

Air Madagascar suspending flights to Johannesburg
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Air Madagascar suspending flights to Johannesburg

mm Alain St.Ange- December 12, 2019

It has been confirmed from Air Madagascar that effective early January the airline will be stopping its twice weekly flights ... Read More

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg
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African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg is ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air
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African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 20, 2019

African Tourism Board CEO Doris Worfel from Pretoria experienced a first-hand account on today's terror attack targeting a tour bus ... Read More

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country
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Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is ... Read More

Air Madagascar renews flights to Johannesburg
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Air Madagascar renews flights to Johannesburg

mm Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019

Air Madagascar has announced the resumption of flights between Antananarivo and Johannesburg, effective June 17. The airline previously flew to ... Read More

British Airways reduces JNB-London frequency
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British Airways reduces JNB-London frequency

mm Alain St.Ange- May 1, 2019

British Airways will cut flights BA51 and BA50 from its Johannesburg-London route, effective from June. The flights have been cancelled ... Read More

Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans
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Accor leverages expanded brand portfolio to accelerate Africa development plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Accor is fast-tracking its development plans in Africa, leveraging its expanded portfolio to consolidate its leadership position in North and ... Read More

Lufthansa makes dedicated staff look bad: The eTN Hero is Patricia Dzai of Swissport Johannesburg
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Lufthansa makes dedicated staff look bad: The eTN Hero is Patricia Dzai of Swissport Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

"My personal hero today is Ms. Patricia Dzai. Patricia works for Swissport in Johannesburg, South Africa," said eTN Publisher Juergen ... Read More

Trade at WTM Africa confident of market rebound for Seychelles
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Trade at WTM Africa confident of market rebound for Seychelles

editor editor- April 18, 2019

Tour operators visiting the Seychelles stand at the World Travel Market in Cape Town last week have expressed their confidence ... Read More

Air Mauritius takes delivery of its first Airbus A330neo jet
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Air Mauritius takes delivery of its first Airbus A330neo jet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

Mauritius has taken delivery of its first A330-900, on lease from ALC during a ceremony held in Toulouse. The National ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new Regional Director of Revenue Management
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Benchmark appoints new Regional Director of Revenue Management

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Benchmark has appointed Michael Botha regional director of revenue management. Eric Gavin, Benchmark’s chief sales officer, made the announcement. “I ... Read More

Etihad: Dream routes to South Africa, Nigeria, Italy
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Etihad: Dream routes to South Africa, Nigeria, Italy

editor editor- April 10, 2019

Etihad Airways is introducing dream routes in the form of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its scheduled services this summer ... Read More

2nd annual Africa Business and MICE Tourism Master Class to be held in Johannesburg this June
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2nd annual Africa Business and MICE Tourism Master Class to be held in Johannesburg this June

editor editor- April 3, 2019

The 2nd edition of the Africa Business and MICE Master Class will be held in Johannesburg at the BDO South ... Read More

Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA
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Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA

editor editor- April 3, 2019

Starting today, South African Airways (SAA) has increased its frequency on nonstop flights between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport and Accra’s ... Read More

Tourism Managers on the move: New GM at Avani Seychelles
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Tourism Managers on the move: New GM at Avani Seychelles

mm Alain St.Ange- March 25, 2019

The Avani Seychelles Barbarons Beach Hotel & Spa has welcomed Nico Vivier as its new General Manager. Nico Vivier arrives ... Read More

Club Travel Corp. welcomes former Travelex head honcho
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Club Travel Corp. welcomes former Travelex head honcho

editor editor- March 21, 2019

Kananelo Makhetha will assume the role of Club Travel Corporate Chief Executive on April 1, 2019 based at Club Travel ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city
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2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO statement about the cause of the crash of ET302
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Ethiopian Airlines CEO statement about the cause of the crash of ET302

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

In a press conference held at Ethiopian Airlines Headquarters this afternoon in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam answered ... Read More

Air Seychelles to go daily to Johannesburg
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Air Seychelles to go daily to Johannesburg

mm Alain St.Ange- March 5, 2019

Air Seychelles has earlier today confirmed that the airline will operate daily flights between Seychelles and the commercial capital of ... Read More

Emirates debuts new lounge at FCO Rome airport
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Emirates debuts new lounge at FCO Rome airport

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 5, 2019

Emirates premium customers who leave from Rome Leonardo da Vinci the main Italian airport can now count on higher levels ... Read More

Singapore Airlines ups Johannesburg frequency
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Singapore Airlines ups Johannesburg frequency

mm Alain St.Ange- March 4, 2019

Effective March 31, Singapore Airlines (SQ) is permanently increasing capacity on the Johannesburg-Singapore route, with three additional flights on Wednesdays, ... Read More

Qatar Airways increases flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town
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Qatar Airways increases flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

Qatar Airways announced that it will be increasing the number of weekly flights on its popular routes to South Africa ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board, joined by trade partners and airlines, promote Seychelles in key Brazilian cities
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Seychelles Tourism Board, joined by trade partners and airlines, promote Seychelles in key Brazilian cities

editor editor- February 27, 2019

Seychelles’ visibility in Brazil received an added boost last week as a result of the Seychelles roadshow, organized annually in ... Read More

Emirates airline launches new service between Dubai and Porto
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Emirates airline launches new service between Dubai and Porto

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

Emirates announced today it will launch a four times weekly service between Portugal’s second largest city, Porto, and Dubai, from ... Read More

International Hotel Investment Forum names recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award
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International Hotel Investment Forum names recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award

editor editor- February 14, 2019

The International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) is delighted to announce that Sol Kerzner (KCMG), will be presented with the Lifetime ... Read More

Autograph Collection by Marriott International appoints GM
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Autograph Collection by Marriott International appoints GM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019

Autograph Collection by Marriott International today announced the appointment of Anthony Da Silva as General Manager of the African Pride ... Read More

Former ZImbabwe Tourism Minister Dr. Walter Mzembi is alive
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Former ZImbabwe Tourism Minister Dr. Walter Mzembi is alive

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019

The former Minister of Tourism and Hospitality for Zimbabwe, Dr. Walter Mzembi talked to eTurboNews Sunday night  from his residence ... Read More

King Shaka Airport in Durban witnesses double-digit growth
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King Shaka Airport in Durban witnesses double-digit growth

editor editor- February 1, 2019

King Shaka International Airport (KSIA) in Durban ended 2018 on a record high by growing international passenger numbers by 13% ... Read More

Seychelles award winners at M-Net’s The Wedding Bash(ers) season 2 finale
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Seychelles award winners at M-Net’s The Wedding Bash(ers) season 2 finale

editor editor- January 31, 2019

Representatives from the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) and the Constance Hotels had the honor to award a South African couple ... Read More

Rolls-Royce: All-electric plane coming to the skies over Great Britain
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Rolls-Royce: All-electric plane coming to the skies over Great Britain

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019

Rolls-Royce is leading a highly specialized challenge to build the world’s fastest all-electric aircraft. This zero-emissions plane is expected to ... Read More

South African Airways boosts its US-Ghana service
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South African Airways boosts its US-Ghana service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019

The flag carrier airline of South Africa, South African Airways (SAA), today announced that it will increase the frequency on ... Read More

Air Peace wants plans to connect Nigeria with the world in 2019
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Air Peace wants plans to connect Nigeria with the world in 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2018

Air Peace has unveiled its plan for the aviation sector in 2019 that takes the airline way beyond Nigerian borders. ... Read More

Joburg Tourism: AfroPunk will round off festive season
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Joburg Tourism: AfroPunk will round off festive season

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018

With the curtain coming down on another busy year in Joburg, the globally renowned AfroPunk Festival is due to wrap ... Read More

Emirates partners with Star Alliance Airline SAA
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Emirates partners with Star Alliance Airline SAA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018

Emirates, and Star Alliance Member South African Airways (SAA), the South African flag carrier, are expanding their strategic cooperation with ... Read More

Suspended! Fastjet airline services in Tanzania
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Suspended! Fastjet airline services in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 18, 2018

Fastjet airline officials said late last week that its flights would be canceled through the end of January. Read More

Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city
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Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual ... Read More

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