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AFRAA and IATA share common aviation vision
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AFRAA and IATA share common aviation vision

mm Alain St.Ange- June 12, 2019

AFRAA and IATA share a common vision – the development of a safe, secure and sustainable aviation industry in Africa ... Read More

Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania
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Marriott International opens second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Marriott International, Inc. today announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Tanzania, Four Points ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean
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World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

mm Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of ... Read More

Autograph Collection to introduce 16 new hotels and resorts
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Autograph Collection to introduce 16 new hotels and resorts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International's dynamic portfolio of more than 170 independent hotels and resorts around the world, today announced ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash
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New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed ... Read More

‘Big losses’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for 737 MAX grounding
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‘Big losses’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for 737 MAX grounding

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Chinese carrier, China Eastern Airlines, has requested compensation from the US aerospace giant Boeing over financial damages the carrier had ... Read More

Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa
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Hilton Garden Inn expands footprint in Africa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn is celebrating strong growth in Africa with four open properties and an additional 14 in the pipeline ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami
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Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

A tidal wave of cancellations has hit Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the horrendous terror attacks of Easter Sunday. ... Read More

Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster
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Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

World’s biggest aerospace corporation was forced to pull its full financial forecast for the current year due to unresolved issues ... Read More

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport
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Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

First two Uganda Airlines' long anticipated aircraft landed at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Captained by all ... Read More

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations
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Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda: Top 10 improved world travel destinations

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 10, 2019

Three Eastern African nations have emerged among the top ten fastest-growing destinations for tourism in the world. The 2019 annual ... Read More

Gleam of hope for tourism
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Gleam of hope for tourism

mm Alain St.Ange- April 9, 2019

On March 27, all roads led to Mombasa, Kenya, for a joint business meeting organized by Uganda and Kenya and ... Read More

19 more hotels with 3000 rooms to be added to Marriott Hotels in Middle East and Africa
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19 more hotels with 3000 rooms to be added to Marriott Hotels in Middle East and Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

Marriott International expects to add 19 new properties and more than 3,000 rooms to its  Middle East and Africa portfolio ... Read More

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story
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WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council just finished their annual summit 2019 in the Spanish City of Seville last Friday. A ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX’s disasters could impair global Artificial Intelligence development
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Boeing 737 MAX’s disasters could impair global Artificial Intelligence development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019

Two deadly crashes involving Boeing’s newest airplane in less than six months puts in jeopardy not only the credibility of ... Read More

Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief
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Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Former chief of flight operations for Delta Air Lines was appointed by President Trump to run the Federal Aviation Administration, ... Read More

Travel agents add search filter that allows tourists to block Boeing 737 MAX in their queries
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Travel agents add search filter that allows tourists to block Boeing 737 MAX in their queries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Tourist agencies and travel websites have started to adjust search options allowing their clientele to choose the jet type on ... Read More

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018
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Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism in Kenya grew faster than the regional average and significantly above other economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, according ... Read More

Boeing’s reputation, billions of dollars at stake as 737 MAX 8 investigation launched
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Boeing’s reputation, billions of dollars at stake as 737 MAX 8 investigation launched

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

Boeing 737 Max 8 jet operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed six minutes after take-off on Sunday en route from Addis ... Read More

Dead on Ethiopian Airlines: Sarah Auffret of Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators
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Dead on Ethiopian Airlines: Sarah Auffret of Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019

"I believe we do our best when we enjoy what we are doing." These were the words of Sarah Auffret, a ... Read More

Air France to add more flights on Paris to Nairobi route
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Air France to add more flights on Paris to Nairobi route

mm Alain St.Ange- March 12, 2019

Come April, Air France intends to increase its present flights between Paris and Nairobi from 3 to 5 a week, ... Read More

UN FAO: Sorrow at the loss of a colleague, other victims in Ethiopia crash
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UN FAO: Sorrow at the loss of a colleague, other victims in Ethiopia crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is in mourning at the loss of one of our team when an Ethiopian ... Read More

Crashed Ethiopian Boeing 737- Max 8’s black box recovered
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Crashed Ethiopian Boeing 737- Max 8’s black box recovered

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

After tedious search by the rescue and investigation team for the black box of a 737- Max 8 plane that ... Read More

List of Nationals died in Ethiopian Airlines Airbus 737-800 crash
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List of Nationals died in Ethiopian Airlines Airbus 737-800 crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crashed this morning six minutes after takeoff in Addis Ababa on route to Nairobi. 157 people died, ... Read More

ET302 given clearance to return to Addis Ababa before crash
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ET302 given clearance to return to Addis Ababa before crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

According to the Ethiopian Airlines CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, who is considered a titan of the aviation industry, the captain on ET 302 after ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebre Mariam statement from the ET 302 crash site
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Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebre Mariam statement from the ET 302 crash site

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Tewolde GebreMariam is the Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines. The Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO deeply regrets the fatal accident involved on ... Read More

Crashed: Ethiopian Airlines ET302 Addis Ababa to Nairobi
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Crashed: Ethiopian Airlines ET302 Addis Ababa to Nairobi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Star Alliance carrier Ethiopian Airlines is reporting a fatal accident and crash. The jet is a brand new Boeing 737 ... Read More

First-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress launched
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First-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress launched

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

This year’s Valentine day was marked on Thursday with special African flavor that saw the launch of the first-ever Africa ... Read More

American tourists killed in Kenyan plane crash
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American tourists killed in Kenyan plane crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

According to Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, a light aircraft crashed in Great Rift Valley region of Kenya on Wednesday. Kenyan ... Read More

Kenya Airways joins Seychelles Tourism Board at New York Times Travel Show 2019 edition
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Kenya Airways joins Seychelles Tourism Board at New York Times Travel Show 2019 edition

editor editor- February 11, 2019

Bringing more visibility and creating awareness about the Seychelles islands were only two of the Seychelles Tourism Board’s (STB) missions ... Read More

Tanzania all set for Israel Tourism Exhibition
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Tanzania all set for Israel Tourism Exhibition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

Tourism and travel trade executive from Tanzania are set to participate the International Mediterranean Travel Market (IMTM) slated in Tel ... Read More

dusitD2 Nairobi hotel to reopen after January terrorist attack
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dusitD2 Nairobi hotel to reopen after January terrorist attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

Thailand's Dusit International has announced it will reopen the dusitD2 Nairobi hotel at the heart of the 14 Riverside complex ... Read More

Strike at Nairobi International airport to protest Kenya Airways
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Strike at Nairobi International airport to protest Kenya Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 29, 2019

A Kenya workers union doesn't want Kenya Airways' taking over Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). Kenya Aviation Workers Union (KAWU) ... Read More

Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists
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Kenya eyes Indian and Spanish tourists

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 24, 2019

Kenya has set its tourism marketing sights on India and Spain, seeking to attract the new markets in Asia and ... Read More

Rome–Fiumicino International Airport new route to Nairobi
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Rome–Fiumicino International Airport new route to Nairobi

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

Rome Fiumicino looks set to welcome back another important tailfin this summer, as Kenya Airways plans to launch four weekly ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies
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East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian ... Read More

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