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A delegation of the Seychelles private sector interested in receiving Chinese tourists joined Jean-Luc LaiLam and Huanhuan Lee the island’s Tourism Board Managers for China at COTTM, the Chinese Tourism Trade Fair in Beijing this week. Elsia Grandcourt, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, accompanied by Stephanie Lablache, Amy Michel, and Glynn Burridge, all in China …

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Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA, in conjunction with their partner, USAIDs STAR Sustainable Tourism In The Albertine Rift launch their new website and webportal, featuring all the 10 national parks, game reserves and activities UWA is undertaking to preserve Ugandas precious wildlife and protected areas. Interest for travel to Uganda this year has risen sharply after the …

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Air Uganda has now started upping flights from Entebbe to a number of destinations across their existing network. Kigali will be served twice a day three times a week with the intention to eventually going double daily throughout the week it is understood. Bujumbura, in conjunction with Kigali, has moved from three flights to four …

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World Travel Awards, “the Oscars of the travel industry”, has unveiled the regional nominees for its 2012 programme. Organisations from Africa and the Indian Ocean in contention include South African Airways, & Beyond, Air Mauritius, Le Touessrok and Soneva Fushi Resort & Spa. All will now go head to head at WTA’s Africa & Indian …

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Information was confirmed that Tanzanias premier private airline, Precision Air, will be commencing flights to Harare, via Lilongwe, from 02nd of June onwards. This new combination will open up Zimbabwe as well as Malawi as new destinations from Tanzania, offering tourists and business travelers direct links instead of travelling via Nairobi or Johannesburg. The airline …

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(Picture courtesy of RwandAir) Already on the RwandAir fleet since early 2010 on a long term wet lease from Kenyas leasing specialist firm ALS, the WB Bombardier Dash 8 100 was during the last maintenance also repainted and is now proudly flying the RwandAir colours across the East African skies. The aircraft makes periodic calls …

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As part of the Lake Victoria regional mosaic of habitats, the Akagera National Park in eastern Rwanda is a spectacular landscape of rolling hills, Acacia and Combretum woodlands, grasslands, and swamps and lakes that follow the meandering course of the Akagera River. The park was established in 1934 to protect an area covering 2,500 square …

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No one would like to miss the chance of viewing a wide spectrum of animals and birds, especially endangered species, in their natural habitats. It is a fact that adventures of wildlife keep travel enthusiasts mesmerized for a long time and persuade them to explore them again and again. If you are also one of …

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for January showing a 5.7% rise in passenger demand but an 8.0% decline in air freight compared to the same month in 2011. The occurrence of Chinese New Year in January (rather than in February as in 2011) exaggerated the increase in passenger demand and …

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  The Seychelles coast guard is presently mounting a support and rescue operation for Italian cruiseliner Costa Allegra, a ship from the same operators as the recently sunk Costa Concordia, which reportedly got disabled at sea after successfully fighting a fire in the engine room. The incident happened near the Seychellois atoll of Alphonse Island, …

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