EU and UK frustrated at US travel ban extension

August 1, 2021 The US remains closed to tourists from the EU and the UK – a situation that has prompted frustration and urgent calls for the reopening of international travel to vaccinated...

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Travel restrictions in the US will not end until the delta variant threat subsides

August 1, 2021 With certain destinations reopening for travel it may seem as though things are heading back to normal, but it is far from true. The United States for example has announced that the country...

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Global Airline Passenger Demand Remains Depressed

August 1, 2021 Global airline passenger demand performance for June 2021 showed a slight improvement in both international and domestic air travel markets. However, overall demand remains significantly...

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Amadeus’ Improving Performance Mirrors the Gradual Travel Rebound

August 1, 2021 Amadeus reported another quarterly loss as higher-priced international air traffic hasn’t recovered as quickly as domestic air traffic in the pandemic rebound. But executives at the...

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Tourism players fault UK on Kenya covid red listing

July 23, 2021 Tourism industry players led by Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala have lamented the impact of Covid-19 travel restrictions imposed by foreign countries that are hindering international travels...

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July 23, 2021 / Comments (0)

Africa needs vaccines not travel bans

July 23, 2021 As the rich world speeds ahead with vaccinations, developing countries – including those that did a good job at controlling the pandemic early on – look set to be hit with increasingly...

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Qatar, Dar, Jo’burg attracting more Kenyans in Covid era – survey

July 23, 2021 Kenyans are traveling more to Doha (Qatar), Dar es Salaam, London, Johannesburg and Kampala this year a survey indicates, even as countries continue to impose travel bans and...

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UK retains Kenya travel ban

July 23, 2021 The UK last week updated countries on England’s “Red List” amid concerns about the spread of new Covid-19 variants. Kenya remained on the travel ban list where it was first included...

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A Ticket to Recovery: Reinventing Africa’s Tourism Industry

July 23, 2021 Months into the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Kenya’s normally manicured beaches were carpeted three-feet deep in parts with thick layers of seaweed. The Indian Ocean had seemingly taken...

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Rwandair And Qatar Airways Link Their Rewards Schemes

July 18, 2021 On Monday, July 12th, Rwandair, the flag carrier of Rwanda, announced that it would be entering a partnership with Qatar Airways. This new deal will see the two airlines’ loyalty programs...

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