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African airlines battle for survival through government backing

African airlines battle for survival through government backing

African governments have announced plans to revive their airlines amid stiff competition in the African skies between the continent’s leading African airlines companies and Middle East-registered air carriers. Except for Kenya
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Tanzania expedites work and residence permits processing

Tanzania expedites work and residence permits processing

Better days are in the offing for foreign investors and experts, thanks to the government of Tanzania for reducing its longstanding bureaucracy in processing both work and residence permits. This follows
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Tanzania said no to Burundi on marketing tourism together

Tanzania said no to Burundi on marketing tourism together

Tanzania and Burundi have decided to go it alone vis a vis tourism marketing their countries. Some say this is another nail in the coffin of East African cooperation. Earlier accords
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Asian cities dwarf European and American cities in tourists arrivals

Asian cities dwarf European and American cities in tourists arrivals

Asian cities had outnumbered their counterparts in Europe and America in terms of international tourist arrivals in 2017, according to leading data and analytics company. Asia was represented by seven cities—Bangkok,
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Uganda Airlines orders two A330neo Uganda Airlines orders two A330neo July 19, 2018 10:36 am - Uganda Airlines orders two A330neo Uganda Airlines, the national carrier of Uganda, has signed a memorandum of understanding for two […]
What Russia earned from the World Cup What Russia earned from the recently concluded World Cup tournament July 17, 2018 4:57 pm - Visa , the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, has  released an analysis of spending inside the 2018 FIFA World […]
Ethiopian Airlines Lands in Asmara for the first time after 20 years July 9, 2018 10:35 am - BY EABW REPORTER Ethiopian Airlines over the weekend broke the barrier by landing for the first time in Asmara. In […]
Ethiopian Airlines Receives Africa’s Largest 737 MAX July 3, 2018 11:45 am - BY EABW REPORTER ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA- Ethiopian Airlines, the Largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global […]
Africa’s tourism grows 6% June 29, 2018 4:25 pm - BY EABW REPORTER According to the recent UNWTO’s World Tourism Barometer, Africa consolidated last year’s robust results, led by Sub-Saharan […]
US Delegation Visits Ethiopian Airlines June 28, 2018 4:30 pm - BY EABW REPORTER Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce Gilbert Kaplan led a large delegation of U.S. […]
Rwanda Convention Bureau makes UK debut June 22, 2018 12:50 pm - BY EABW REPORTER KIGALI, RWANDA- Meetings and incentive travel planners in the UK will soon, for the first time, discover […]
Ethiopian hotel goes on wide expansion drive June 15, 2018 11:48 am - BY EABW REPORTER ADDIS ABABA , ETHIOPIA- Addis Ababa is set to get another local brand hotel, Ronali, which comes […]
How Far Will Your Favorite World Cup Team Have to Travel? June 13, 2018 11:42 am - BY PAUL TENTENA KAMPALA, UGANDA- There’s a consequence to holding the World Cup in the largest country on earth: the […]
Serengeti National Park tops Africa’s great Safari Parks June 13, 2018 11:13 am - BY EABW REPORTER SafariBookings.com, an online marketplace for African safari travel, has published a definitive ranking of the 10 best […]
CEOs to share personal secrets at Nairobi hotels meet June 13, 2018 10:54 am - BY PAUL TENTENA NAIROBI, KENYA-Africa’s premier hotel conference, the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF), has unveiled a much-anticipated, packed agenda […]
RwandAir and NAS partner to provide Premier Lounge Services June 13, 2018 10:28 am - BY EABW REPORTER KIGALI, RWANDA-  National Aviation Services (NAS) , the fastest growing aviation services provider in the emerging markets, […]
Can digital transformation make air travel easier? June 12, 2018 11:15 am - BY EABW REPORTER KAMPALA, UGANDA- The possibilities of digital technologies improving air travel are being looked at by a number […]
Turkish Airlines gets into courier delivery business June 12, 2018 11:04 am - BY EABW REPORTER KAMPALA, UGANDA- The partnership regarded not only as a huge strategic step for Turkey prior to the […]
Hoima International Airport to be ready in 2021 May 31, 2018 1:28 pm - BY PAUL TENTENA HOIMA, UGANDA- Though it will come a year late after the promised 2020 first oil drop for […]
Emirates Group registers steady profit growth May 24, 2018 5:45 pm - BY SAMUEL NABWIISO Anew Financial Audited reports from the Emirates Group indicates that the group posted a profit of AED […]
Know Africa’s busiest Air Routes May 22, 2018 12:25 pm - BY EABW REPORTER KAMPALA, UGANDA- Aviation in Africa is busy. This is obviously the case in Johannesburg, South Africa. A […]
Uganda at odds on hotel stars May 3, 2017 12:00 am - The  failure by the government to classify Uganda’s accommodation facilities has been cited as one of the bottlenecks which could […]
Turkish Embassy Kampala disassociates from alleged fraudster May 3, 2017 12:00 am - KAMPALA, Uganda–The Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Kampala has said in a statement that it regrets to read […]
Kenya to roll out new link May 3, 2017 12:00 am - NAIROBI, Kenya – The one-stop shop for lodging import and export documents which has been undergoing piloting for three months […]