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5 reasons not to miss Nigeria Trvl Week

  Caption: L-R Bankole Bernard, President NANTA; Annette Ibe, Regional West Director of NTDC and Efetobo Awhana, founder and Host of Nigeria Travel Week at a press parley recently Its the 2nd Edition of Nigeria Travel Week happening 23rd – 24th November 2018, keep these dates on lock down. The Nigeria Travel Week (NTW) is […]

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Cyprus to re-open borders for tourists

The Cypriot authorities announced that the country will open its borders to foreign tourists from March 1. Deputy Minister of Tourism Savvas Perdios said that tourists will be able to visit Cyprus without quarantine restrictions if upon arrival they do not have a positive test result for COVID-19. Thus, the travel ban has been lifted […]

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Qatar Airways COVID-19 5-star rating

Qatar Airways has become the first global airline in the world to achieve the prestigious 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating by international air transport rating organization, Skytrax. The announcement follows a detailed audit, carried out by the Skytrax team in December 2020, which assessed how effectively and consistently the airline’s stringent COVID-19 hygiene and safety […]

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Tourism level drops to 70%

International arrivals drops by over 70% over the first ten months of 2020, with restrictions on travel, low consumer confidence and a global struggle to contain the COVID-19 virus, all contributing to the worst year on record in the history of tourism. According to the latest tourism data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), destinations […]

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COVID 19 Passport…

What a covid-19 passport? A covid-19 passport also known as immunity passport could prove a person has been vaccinated, and they might be given more freedom about gathering in public places and traveling. Now that a COVID-19 vaccine looks set to start rolling out across the US within weeks, discussion has turned to whether some […]

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Is There Hope for Aviation after vaccination?

The vaccine developed by the University of Oxford shows 70% effectiveness and joins the line-up of to-be-distributed vaccines. The vaccine provides much needed hope for the ailing aviation sector, which is battling its worst crisis in history. “This vaccine’s efficacy and safety confirm that it will be highly effective against COVID-19 and will have an […]

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New testing requirements for air travel to Canada

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expressed deep frustration with Canada’s new COVID-19 testing requirement for all arriving air travelers due to come into effect as of 7 January 2021. While the industry for months has been calling for systematic testing to re-open borders without quarantine measures, these pleas have fallen on deaf ears, especially […]

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COVID-19 Havoc on the Travel Industry

The coronavirus has destroyed the world’s economies and disrupted life in ways that only a year ago were unthinkable. Never will the universe be the same. But businesses have now begun to come back on track at some point and people have started traveling. The pandemic is notably the most impactful crisis after the Second […]

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The Tourism industry Lost $935bn in revenue worldwide due to Covid19.

Travel and tourism is one of the main industries to be gravely affected by COVID-19, leaving many countries with no choice but to close their borders to tourists for months due to the global pandemic outbreak. As a result of these travel bans, huge numbers of flights and holidays were cancelled throughout 2020, leaving world […]

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Qatar Airways welcomes Air Canada

Qatar Airways welcomed Air Canada’s inaugural flight from Toronto to Doha, establishing Hamad International Airport as the only airport in the Middle East to be operated with a scheduled service by a North American carrier. The flight was welcomed with a water cannon salute at Hamad International Airport and a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by […]

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Airbus awards Ethiopian Airline

Ethiopian Airlines Group announce that Airbus, the largest aircraft manufacturer, has awarded Ethiopian for the unique agility and resilience that it displayed amid the COVID 19 global crisis. In connection with the award, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Ethiopian Group CEO remarked, “We at Ethiopian are immensely delighted that one of the top companies in the world, Airbus, […]

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