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New beach hotel opens in Namibia

Bay View Resort, a new luxury 44-room beach hotel, opened this month between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay in Namibia.Dean van Rooyen, General Manager, told Tourism Update that the hotel had four King …

SAT moves to develop Indian market

South African Tourism is combating the recent decline of Indian arrivals into South Africa and recently held a bidding process for local operators to host 32 regional media representatives from Ind…

A guide to gorilla trekking

Tracking the gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda is a bucket-list experience. Tourism Update gets insider tips from the industry.When to go?Christiaan Steyn, Marketing Manager for Drifters Adventours sai…

SAA confirms highest Halaal standards

Amidst claims that South African Airways serves contaminated foods that do not comply with Halaal standards, SAA Spokesperson, Tlali Tlali, says: “SAA’s Muslim customers can be assured …

Fly540 resumes Dar es Salaam flights

Kenyan low-cost airline, Fly540, has resumed flights between Nairobi and Dar es Salaam, five years after it pulled out of the route.On Monday, Fly540 also added Mombasa and became the first airline…