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Intrepid's New Kenya Tour for Women, Led by Women, Will Inspire Female Travelers

Intrepid's New Kenya Tour for Women, Led by Women, Will Inspire Female Travelers | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
Intrepid's 10-day female-only expedition through Kenya aims to unite women from all walks of life.
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Rwanda reopens meetings & conferences to revive COVID-19 hit hospitality sector

Rwanda reopens meetings & conferences to revive COVID-19 hit hospitality sector | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
After months of lock-down, Rwanda Convention Bureau announced that the country will reopen meetings and conferences, as it tries to revive the tourism and hospitality sector. Janet Karemera, Deputy CEO of the Rwanda Convention Bureau joins CNBC Africa for more.
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Africa Starts Opening Airspace Even as COVID-19 Cases Climb - The New York Times

As COVID-19 cases surged in many parts of the world, the island nation of the Seychelles was looking good: 70-plus straight days without a single infection. Then the planes arrived.
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Before Your Next African Safari: An Urgent Need To Protect Wildlife Now

Before Your Next African Safari: An Urgent Need To Protect Wildlife Now | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
Longtime conservationists Dereck and Beverly Joubert have started a program to rehire African rangers to combat the poaching that has resumed due to the decline in tourism from COVID-19.
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Senegal renames slaving post: Europe Square now Freedom Square

Senegal renames slaving post: Europe Square now Freedom Square | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
Goree island is also registered by UNESCO as a World Heritage centre and act as a "symbol of human exploitation."
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Stellenbosch receives 'Safe Travels' stamp from WTTC

Stellenbosch receives 'Safe Travels' stamp from WTTC | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
Stellenbosch is the first destination in sub Saharan Africa to be awarded the prestigious Safe Travels Stamp by the World Travel and Tourism Council.
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Which international destinations are reopening to tourists? | CNN Travel

Border restrictions are slowly being eased across the world, but what does this mean for potential global travel? Here we rundown the destinations that are reopening to tourists, as well as some of those that remain firmly closed.
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Events are ready to reopen, says SA industry

The release of the ESC’s reopening guidelines aims to show South African authorities the live sector can reopen safely after months at a standstill.
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Put Mauritius top of your post-Covid-19 travel list: Touring the Aubergine Garden at LUX* Belle Mare

Getting used to the new normal under the coronavirus pandemic does nothing to abate the need to travel to Mauritius.
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Reimagining Luxury Travel for 2025 –

Reimagining Luxury Travel for 2025 – | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
As luxury travelers begin to come back to make trips again in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic, they may begin to seek experiences that are
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SA Tourism survey: 45% of international tourists will avoid travel and other revealing results

A South African Tourism survey on international travel reveals views of international tourists who have visited South Africa in the past three years.
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How to revive Rwandan tourism post-COVID-19

How to revive Rwandan tourism post-COVID-19 | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
The tourism sector has been the greatest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic with almost 80 per cent of jobs in the industry facing uncertainty. So what will it take it to bounce back? Toyin Abiodun, Strategic Adviser at Rwanda's Ministry joins CNBC Africa for more.
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UNWTO Adapts Agenda for Africa to Accelerate Tourism Recovery | UNWTO

UNWTO Adapts Agenda for Africa to Accelerate Tourism Recovery | UNWTO | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
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UNWTO Ministerial Meetings - Shared Determination to Restart Tourism and Drive Recovery

Article - UNWTO Ministerial Meetings - Shared Determination to Restart Tourism and Drive Recovery - Over the past month, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) was able to hold virtually meetings of its five Regional Commissions to share responses to the challenge of COVID-19 and their plans for the restart of tourism in the wake of the pandemic.
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South African airlines are struggling, but FlySafair hopes to weather the storm | CNN Travel

South African airlines are struggling, but FlySafair hopes to weather the storm | CNN Travel | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
As South African airlines struggle to stay aloft during the pandemic, one low-cost carrier plans to withstand the economic turbulence without a bailout.
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3 weeks after reopening Tanzania for tourism no spike in COVID-19

3 weeks after reopening Tanzania for tourism no spike in COVID-19 | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
On June 18, Tanzania officially reopened its borders. Three weeks into this, there is no new spike in Coronavirus infection. The country remains stable | eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News | African Tourism Board News
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Cote d'Ivoire airline gets $24 million government boost

ABIDJAN (Reuters) – Ivory Coast’s national airline Air Cote d’Ivoire received 14 billion CFA francs ($24.09 million) from the government to keep it afloat as the coronavirus pandemic shut down flights, its chief executive said on Friday. CEO Rene Decurey also told Reuters in an interview that the company plans to receive a new Airbus […]
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How Africa can create bespoke experiences to lure travellers post Covid-19

How Africa can create bespoke experiences to lure travellers post Covid-19 | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
Hotel experts believe that in order for Africa to become an appealing destination, it needs to create bespoke experiences to suit the Covid-19 traveller.
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The Best Places for a Staycation, According to People Who Travel for a Living

These are the best places for a staycation—because sometimes the best vacation spot is right outside your doorstep.
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Africa's tourism gears up for comeback [Interview]

Africa's tourism gears up for comeback [Interview] | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
Post-pandemic travel in Africa: an interview with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Regional Director for Africa.
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Egypt reopens airports, welcomes tourists to pyramids

Egypt restarted international flights and reopened major tourist attractions including the Great Pyramids of Giza
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Seychelles promotes safe travel in an effort to restart tourism –

Seychelles promotes safe travel in an effort to restart tourism – | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
File: The CEO of STB Mrs Sherin Francis at WTM London in 2018 As the world shifts into a new era where health and safety has become the highest priority, the Seychelles Islands takes steps to ensure these essential prerequisites…
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Coronavirus | When will South Africa open borders and resume international flights?

Coronavirus | When will South Africa open borders and resume international flights? | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
South Africa, the continent's worst-hit nation, has recently eased many lockdown restrictions during level 3 of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.
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Rethinking 's 2020 Travel Megatrends in a Pandemic World –

Rethinking 's 2020 Travel Megatrends in a Pandemic World – | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
Skift started the year excited for the release of Megatrends Defining Travel in 2020, our latest annual team effort identifying and interpreting the key
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Ghana leads in connecting Diaspora to its African roots

Ghana leads in connecting Diaspora to its African roots | Africa Travel | Scoop.it
Protests against racism have erupted around the globe in recent weeks, sparked by the murder of a black man, George Floyd, at the hands of a white police officer in Minnesota, in the United States.
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