Embraer Appoints José Gustavo as VP of Sales and Business Development for Europe and Africa

(IN SHORT) Embraer Defense & Security has announced the appointment of José Gustavo as the new Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Europe and Africa. Based in Lisbon, Portugal, he will work under the leadership of Frederico Lemos, CCO of the business unit. José Gustavo brings over 20 years of international experience, including… Read the full press release

Marriott Expands “Check Out for Children” Donation Program in Multiple Regions

Marriott Relaunches and Expands its Donation Program in the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific (IN SHORT) Marriott International has partnered with UNICEF to relaunch and expand its “Check Out for Children” donation program, coinciding with World Children’s Day. The initiative encourages guests at Marriott properties to make voluntary contributions for each… Read the full press release

TAP Launches Early Black Friday Deals on Flights to Various Destinations

(IN SHORT) TAP, the Portuguese national airline, is kicking off Black Friday promotions earlier this year, offering round-trip flights starting at 49 euros to its destinations in Portugal, Europe, Brazil, the United States, Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, and Africa. Business class travelers can also enjoy discounts, with prices starting at 319 euros. These promotional tickets are… Read the full press release

Emirates and Condor Airlines Announce Strategic Interline Partnership for Seamless Travel

Interline activated today for travel immediately Seamless connectivity for customers to 70 points operated by both airlines The partnership will also offer Emirates Skywards members a chance to earn and redeem miles across Condor’s network (IN SHORT) Emirates and Condor Airlines have initiated a reciprocal interline partnership to provide travelers with expanded connectivity options and… Read the full press release

British Airways Partners with DJ Cuppy to Bring Afrobeats Playlist to Inflight Entertainment

(IN SHORT) British Airways is teaming up with Nigerian-born musician and DJ, Cuppy, to offer an exclusive Afrobeats playlist to passengers starting from November 1. Cuppy, known for her global DJ performances, has curated a selection of her favorite tracks for the airline’s inflight entertainment system. This collaboration celebrates the expansion of flights between Africa… Read the full press release

OurAfrica.Travel 2024 Opens for Registration

OurAfrica.Travel in February 2024

OurAfrica.Travel in February 2024  Cape Town, South Africa, 2023-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Registration for the 2024 edition of digital trade show OurAfrica.Travel, due to take place from 5 – 9 February 2024 is now open – kicking off the tourism show season in style, linking global buyers with properties and suppliers in Africa… Read the full press release

KLM Announces Winter Schedule Updates

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2023-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM’s winter schedule this season will run from Sunday, 29 October 2023 to Sunday, 31 March 2024. The French city of Marseille has been added to the network. KLM is also offering over 20% more seats to Canada this winter compared to last year. Over the winter… Read the full press release

Singita Kruger National Park wins the Flor de Caña Eco Hotel Award and is named No.15 in The World’s 50 Best Hotels

Singita Kruger National Park listed at No.15 in Teh World's 50 Best Hotels 2023

Cape Town, South Africa, 2023-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita Kruger National Park (comprising Singita Lebombo Lodge & Sweni Lodge) has been named No.15 in the new global ranking of The World’s 50 Best Hotels 2023. Singita was one of three hotels from Africa ranked in the top 50, and the only property in Sub-Saharan… Read the full press release

International Tourism Reaches 84% of Pre-Pandemic Levels in 2023, Led by Middle East, Europe, and Africa

Madrid, Spain, 2023-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — International tourism has continued to recover from the worst crisis in its history as arrival numbers reached 84% of pre-pandemic levels between January and July 2023, according to the latest data from UNWTO. The Middle East, Europe and Africa lead the global sector’s rebound. Tourism on Track for Full… Read the full press release

A creative collaboration of high design and heritage – Singita and Thebe Magugu

Thebe Magugi dress available at Singita lodges in South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa, 2023-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita and internationally acclaimed designer Thebe Magugu have embarked on a collaborative journey to showcase nine extraordinary high-design pieces, celebrating Africa’s rich heritage stories through illustrations of Mother and Child by Phathu Nembilwi. The exquisite dresses will be available for purchase at Singita’s lodges in South Africa,… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris Offers luxury vacations to the most popular wildlife national parks in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2023-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya Offers Professional Safari Vacations in Kenya to the most popular wildlife national parks and Luxury Accommodations in Nairobi, Masai Mara, Samburu, Amboseli, Tsavo, Lake Nakuru, Nyeri Aberdares, Nanyuki and around Mount Kenya. Cruzeiro Safaris also helps last minute traveler and transit travelers book short… Read the full press release

OurAfrica.Travel kicked the 2023 tourism calendar off in style

Cape Town, South Africa, 2023-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The highly anticipated fourth edition of OurAfrica.Travel, the leading digital trade show for the African and Indian Ocean tourism industry, which took place from February 20th to 24th, was a tremendous success, attracting 186 exhibitors and over 440 buyers and media from around the world…. Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines Resumes Flights to Kuala Lumpur, Bringing Convenient Travel Options Between Africa and Asia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2023-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it will resume its services to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as of 25 March 2023.  The flight will be operated four times a week with the ultramodern B787 Dreamliner as per the below schedule. Flight… Read the full press release

Emirates plans to ramp up seat capacity with 31% growth in operations and A380 deployments in Northern Summer 2023 schedule

Dubai, UAE, 2023-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has boosted operations by 31% (total ASKMs) since the start of its financial year and has further plans to ramp up seat capacity in its latest published northern summer schedule starting 26 March 2023. In the past months, the airline has planned and executed the rapid growth… Read the full press release

Vote for the Best Travel Brands in Africa, Asia, Indian Ocean and Oceania in World Travel Awards 2023

London, UK, 2023-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Voting is now open for organisations in Africa, Asia, Indian Ocean and Oceania of the World Travel Awards 2023 programme. Industry professionals, the media and consumers worldwide have until midnight on 19 March to vote for travel brands that they consider the very best in the world. The nominee… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya offers Luxury Safaris and Nairobi City Tours for the whole family to enjoy

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2023-Feb-6 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya’s tourism industry is booming in business and 2021- 2026 is looking even better after recovery for a long time. Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya’s strength in packaging tours and committed service delivery is expected to increase in the future. Undoubtedly, Kenya is the best African country for safari… Read the full press release

Acacia Africa Adds Nine Countries To Its Small Group Tours

London, UK, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers opting for a 2023 small group experience with leading safari specialist Acacia Africa, have an additional nine countries to choose from. Lesotho, Eswatini, Malawi, Uganda, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Kenya, and Zambia now feature on the operator’s Small Group Adventure Camping and Small Group Adventure Accommodated tours,… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines Announces New Passenger Flight to Copenhagen, Denmark, Enhancing Air Connectivity Between Europe and Africa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2023-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading carrier, is set to launch a new passenger flight to Copenhagen, Denmark as of 22nd of May 2023. The new flight will be operated five times a week except on Tuesdays and Sundays. Regarding the new flight, Ethiopian Airlines Group CEO Mr Mesfin… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines and MailAmericas Partner to Expand Cross-Border Ecommerce Services in Africa and Middle East

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2023-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines Group (ET) has partnered with MailAmericas (MA), a private postal operator and gold member of the consultive committee for the Universal Postal Union, to develop competitive cross border ecommerce services within Africa and the Middle East using Addis Ababa as a hub. According to… Read the full press release

Swissport Expands African Network with New Ground Services at Mombasa’s Moi International Airport

Mombasa, Kenya, 2023-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport is adding Mombasa, Kenya, to its growing African network. With the new presence at Mombasa’s Moi International Airport (MBA), Swissport is now offering aviation ground services at 31 airports across Africa. In Kenya, Swissport has been supporting airlines in Nairobi since 1997 where it also operates… Read the full press release

Emirates Announces Second Daily Flight to Brisbane on 20th Anniversary of Service

Addition of a Boeing 777-300ER service means Emirates will offer almost 12,000 seats per week to Brisbane combined with its daily A380 The operational boost comes as Emirates proudly celebrates 20 years of serving Brisbane Emirates is back to operating at pre-pandemic levels to Brisbane Brisbane, Australia, 2023-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is… Read the full press release

Regent Seven Seas Cruises® Launches Early Booking Offer with Up to 20% Savings on Select European Voyages

Upgrade Your Horizon’ Offers FREE 2-Category Suite Upgrade and Reduced Deposits Across More Than 400 Voyages to Over 500 Ports of Call Through 2025 Plus, Savings of up to 20% on Select European Voyages MIAMI, FL, 2023-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, is launching Upgrade Your Horizon, inviting guests to enjoy An Unrivaled Experience™… Read the full press release

Oman Air Named Top in Middle East and Africa for Punctuality in 2022 On-Time Performance Review

Muscat, Oman, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has been named top in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) for punctuality. As per the results of the 2022 On-Time Performance Review by global aviation analytics leader, Cirium, the airline’s on-time arrivals stood at 91.38%, almost… Read the full press release

Emirates invites passengers to experience sparkling sensations of the worlds’ most outstanding champagnes at 40,000 feet

Only airline in the world to serve top champagnes Dubai, UAE, 2022-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is currently the only commercial airline in the world officially serving Moët & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot and Dom Pérignon onboard. Global airline exclusive agreements are in place until 2024, meaning that Emirates is the only international airline offering a ‘taste of the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces resumption of services to Taif, Saudi Arabia

Passengers flying from Taif will benefit from the airline’s extensive international network across Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas via the World’s Best Airport, Hamad International Airport DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will resume services to Taif starting 3 January 2023 with three weekly… Read the full press release

Emirates launches latest “Lovers of World Football” ads

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is gunning for the attention of football fans around the world, with a hat-trick of adverts in the latest instalment of its “Lovers of Sport” campaign. Featuring Arsenal stars – goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale, defender Ben White, and winger Bukayo Saka – who have all been called up to the England… Read the full press release

Marriott International launches Apartments by Marriott BonvoyTM

New offering expected to spur development opportunities globally BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Nov-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc., today (NOVEMBER 9, 2022) announced its expansion into apartment-style accommodations with the launch of Apartments by Marriott BonvoyTM. The company is seizing upon growing consumer interest among families and friends seeking more space for stays, propelled… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya and Travel Upholds its Digital Bookings Platform that increases by 15% in November and December 2022

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2022-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel bookings to Kenya has increased in the current year. After successful general elections and peaceful transition of the governments, Tourist and business travelers have confidence in the Kenya favorable environment to travel as tourist and the business traveler. Most Tour and travel companies in Kenya are… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces plans to open over 30 hotels in Africa by the end of 2024

Expansion plans include strong growth in the select-service segment and the debut of Delta Hotels by Marriott on the continent MOROCCO, 2022-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — From the Africa Hospitality Investment Forum in Taghazout Bay, Morocco, Marriott International, Inc., today (NOVEMBER 2, 2022) announced plans to expand its operations in Africa with the anticipated… Read the full press release

Emirates and Air Canada launch codeshare cooperation

Emirates and Air Canada customers will have access to 46 points across North America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa Frequent flyer members of Skywards and Aeroplan will soon be able to earn and redeem points or miles when flying with both airlines Enhanced customer offering implemented with the issuance of a single ticket and baggage transfers through to… Read the full press release