Kenya Airways achieves African first through Boeing partnership

Through a partnership between Boeing and Kenya Airways, the airline looks set to become the African carrier to use Boeing's consumable and expendable services. Boeing will deliver materials, offer innovative services, and understand the needs to keep maintenance operations running at optimum...

23 Jul 2018

Rainmaker Digital Namibia wins Gold Adrian Award

Rainmaker Digital Namibia received the Gold Adrian Award at the 61st annual Adrian Awards, which was held at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York on 20 February 2018. This year, the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) had to consider the entries of 1,100 worldwide...

1 Mar 2018

Ethiopian Airlines adds flights to Argentina

Ethiopian Airlines will add five weekly flights to Buenos Aires, Argentina from 8 March 2017. As International Women's Day is celebrated on 8 March, the inaugural flight will be an all-female operated flight. Buenos Aires is the sixth destination in the Americas that Ethiopian Airlines flies...

21 Nov 2017

Ethiopian Airlines receives sixth Airline of the Year Award

Ethiopian Airlines received the Airline of the Year Award at the African Airlines Association's (AFRAA) 49th annual General Assembly. This is the sixth consecutive year that the airline has received the award. The AFRAA annual awards recognise excellence in service delivery, innovation, and...

15 Nov 2017

Emirates expands offerings in Nigeria

Emirates will introduce four weekly flights to Abuja in Nigeria from 15 December 2017. The airline will also reinstate its second daily service to Lagos. The additional flights to Lagos will be operated with Emirates' Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, while the reinstated service to Abuja will be served by...

8 Nov 2017

Ichingo named Leading Tented Safari Camp at WTA Africa

The Ichingo Chobe River Lodge was recently named Namibia's Leading Tented Safari Camp at the 2017 World Travel Awards Africa. Hospitality leaders from across the region attended the awards ceremony, which took place at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre in Rwanda. In its 24th year, the...

25 Oct 2017

Addis Ababa airport now offers free wi-fi

Ethiopian Airlines Group and the Ethiopian Airports Services have made free wi-fi available at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa. This forms part of a broader attempt to incorporate more digital features at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.

24 Oct 2017

MAIA wins grand prix at Prix Villégiature awards

MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa received the Grand Prix of the Best Hotel in Africa at the 15th annual Prix Villégiature awards, which was held at the Château de Ferrière, just outside Paris, France. The jury panel for the awards consists of 24 international journalists. The panel selects a number of...

23 Oct 2017

Villa Monticello named Ghana's leading hotel

Villa Monticello has been selected as Ghana's Leading Hotel at the World Travel Awards (WTA) red carpet African Gala ceremony. The hotel has won six (WTA) awards since its inception in 2011. The event took place in Kigali, Rwanda on 10 October 2017.

19 Oct 2017

Eithopian named AME Airline of the Year

Airline Economics named the Ethiopian Airlines Group as the Middle East and Africa Airline of the Year 2017. The winners of the Middle East & Africa Aviation 100 Awards were announced at a gala dinner held in Dubai on 3 October 2017. The winners were selected based on a through customer survey...

10 Oct 2017

Ethiopian Airlines introduces flight to Bahrain

Ethiopian Airlines Group has introduced a thrice weekly service to Bahrain. The airline marked the introduction of this flight at a special reception ceremony held at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. Currently, Ethiopian Airlines flies to several Middle Eastern regions including Beirut,...

21 Aug 2017

Air Mauritius makes records with first quarter financial results

Despite anticipating negative financial results in the first quarter of the financial year, Air Mauritius is on track to achieving its financial objects with a number of positive results. The airline has increased its seats offers by 8.5%, the number of passengers it has carried has increased...

15 Aug 2017

Emirates now offers 21 weekly flights to Cairo

Emirates will introduce four weekly additional flights to Cairo from 29 October 2017. This will increase the flights between Dubai and Cairo to three each day and take the total number of weekly Emirates flights serving Cairo to 21. Emirates started operations to Cairo in April 1986 with three...

11 Aug 2017

Ethiopian Airlines introduces flights to Bahrain

Ethiopian Airlines has included a new destination on its list of flights to the Middle East; from 1 August 2017, the airline will introduce flights to Bahrain on its Boeing 737 Next Generation. Bahrain comprises of more than 30 islands in the Persian Gulf. This list of Middle Eastern...

28 Jul 2017

Maia Luxury Resort & Spa receives two accolades at WTA

Maia Luxury Resort & Spa on the Mahé island in the Seychelles received two accolades at this year's annual World Travel Awards Indian Ocean, which was announced in the Maldives. Maia Luxury Resort & Spa was named as the Seychelles' leading boutique hotel 2017 as well as the Seychelles' leading...

25 Jul 2017

Air Mauritius wins best lounge, economy class airline accolades

Air Mauritius received two accolades at the 2017 World Travel Awards - Indian Ocean, which was held at the Sun Aqua Vily Reef in the Republic of Maldives. Air Mauritius was acknowledged for its Amédée Maingard Lounge that was named Indian Ocean leading airport lounge and it was also presented with...

18 Jul 2017

Rough Guides users rate Ethiopia as the most welcoming travel destination

International users on Rough Guides have voted Ethiopia as the World's Most Welcoming Country. Rough Guides users selected the East African country based on its distinctive offerings such as the tribal customs and hospitable traditions as well as the taste and ceremony of Ethiopian coffee. The...

20 Jun 2017

Best New Restaurant Award for The Elephant Café

The Zambia Hospitality Awards' Best New Restaurant Award was awarded to up-and-coming, The Elephant Café located in Livingstone, Zambia. Situated on a deck in the Zambezi River, 10 kilometres upstream from Victoria falls, the restaurant offers an African feel of dining in a five-star venue set in...

4 Nov 2016

David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa wins in luxury

Located at the edge of the Zambezi River within sight of the spray of Victoria Falls, the David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa has won the Unique Luxury Lodge of the Year at the 2016 Luxury Travel Guides Awards. The 77 room lodge is in the portfolio of aha Hotels & Lodges, the property management...

21 Apr 2016

Travelstart Kenya moves online

Travelstart Kenya is now available online only from 25 August 2015. The same travel deals, cheap flights and holiday packages will all be available through the While all your business and leisure travel booking needs will be made electronically, you will still have access...

26 Aug 2015

Next Generation Media launches Nomad TV

Next Generation Media (Pty) Limited has officially announced the launch of NomadTV - a digital (online) television channel in addition to the Nomad Africa Magazine brand. The video platform will further celebrate life on the African continent and promotes its vibrant pulse and continue to...

13 Apr 2015

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