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Aviation

Nigeria bans Emirates flights (again)

The African country continues its feud with Emirates, promising interesting results for its citizens who, you know, want to travel.

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Aviation

Flight forced to perform emergency landing after cat attacks pilot

Plane passengers have been left bemused and a bit ticked off after pilots were forced to turn their flight around due to a ferocious feline.

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Destinations

REVEALED: The top-selling souvenir from every country in the world

From camel hair rugs and daggers, to marionettes and worry beads, this study has uncovered exactly which souvenirs travellers are most likely to come home with.

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Wholesalers

GET IN QUICK: Less than two weeks left for Bunnik Tours’ massive 2022 sale

2022 trips at 2020 prices? This news will have your clients yelling “you bloody beauty!” or something to that effect, at least.

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Globus launches small-group Africa holidays for 2021

Are your clients having trouble camouflaging their excitement towards booking their next adventure? Click this way.

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Bench Africa GM slams mainstream media over COVID-19 reporting

by Christian Fleetwood

Cameron Neill believes the media has painted yet another negative image of Africa that is not based on “any real facts”.

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Events

Africa’s INDABA 2020 postponed indefinitely

The move follows a raft of measures from the South African government designed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Events

Tourism

How to put on a great trade show, African style

by Nancy Hromin

Were you one of the unlucky ones who missed out on Travel Indaba this year? Well, reading this may have you ending up in a jealous rage.

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Destinations

Eight African & Middle Eastern tourism hotspots not to be missed

You can travel to Africa every year for your whole life and only scrape the surface. Here are the unmissable highlights.

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Destinations

Trafalgar goes back to their roots with new Africa programme

As much as we love reenacting scenes from the Lion King with our office dog, we’d much prefer to go and see the real Africa, Trafalgar style.

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Destinations

What do country names reveal about our favourite travel destinations?

Etymology can reveal a lot about a word. For example, we just discovered Friday means “happy day”. Or at least, it should.

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Destinations

Cape Town braces for water crisis

by Daisy Doctor

A city often voted one of the best for tourists is on the brink of an environmental emergency. Visitors have been asked to take “special care”.

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