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ALL FEMALE AIRLINE CREW MAKES AVIATION HISTORY | affordable Uganda vacations

Kenya Airways’ fourth B787-8 Dreamliner was flown from the Boeing assembly plant to Nairobi by an all-female crew with Captain Irene Koki Mutungi at the controls. Captain Irene was the first African female B787 Captain to be checked out worldwide … Continue reading

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THAILAND TRAVEL INSURANCE SCHEME | Luxury Rwanda safari,

The special online insurance coverage scheme known as the “Thailand Travel Shield” was initiated by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) to help visitors who wish to travel to Thailand but are unable to get insurance coverage in their own … Continue reading

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GHANA’S TOURISM MINISTRY HOSTS HOMOWO FESTIVAL | I want to see monkeys in Uganda

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts is making an addition to the country’s calendar of high profile events by introducing what it has christened ‘Homofest 2014′. The festival, slated for September 25th through to September 27th, 2014, is … Continue reading

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EL-DAMATY: EGYPT’S TOURISM REVENUE | Book gorilla trekking

Revenues from ancient Egyptian monuments such as the pyramids have fallen by 95% since Egypt’s 2011 revolution, the country’s antiquities minister has said. Revenues fell from 3bn Egyptian pounds (£250m) in 2010 to just 125m (£10.5m) in 2014, Mamdouh el-Damaty … Continue reading

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FREE SMARTPHONE TOURISM APP LAUNCHED IN VIETNAM | Rwanda Tours

NFS Mobile Solutions launched a free smart phone application to provide tourism information about major tourist destinations in Vietnam. Da Nang, Vietnam – The Essentials Guide is the first in a series that will deliver concise and up-to-date information about … Continue reading

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NEW DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING AT SHERATON KAMPALA | Uganda safari

The Sheraton Kampala Hotel has appointed Mrs. Jenifer Bamaturaki Musiime as their new Director of Sales and Marketing. Jenifer will be joining the hotel from here immediate past position as Head of Sales and Marketing at Air Uganda. Well known … Continue reading

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AMERICAN AIRLINES BACK ON ORBITZ SITES | budget gorilla tours

Orbitz Worldwide announced today that it had reached an agreement with American Airlines to continue to offer American Airlines and US Airways flights on all of its sites. Consumers should see all available flights immediately. All tickets previously purchased on … Continue reading

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MOMBASA HOTEL SHOW ON COURSE FOR NOVEMBER | kenya safari

After two hugely-successful hospitality trade shows in 2013 and 2014 in Nairobi, alongside the Hotel Summit East Africa, the inaugural edition of the Mombasa Hotel Show is due to take place from November 13-15 of this year. Information just received … Continue reading

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KWAZULU-NATAL TOUR OPERATORS OPPOSE LEVY PLAN | gorilla permits

Tourism industry players in KZN on Thursday condemned the 10 percent levy proposed by MEC Mike Mabuyakhulu as a rip-off that could force some businesses to close shop. The Economic Development and Tourism MEC was addressing industry representatives on the … Continue reading

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SOUTH AFRICA URGED TO INTRODUCE E-VISAS | gorilla tracking in rwanda

The Democratic Alliance launched a petition on Friday urging the tourism and home affairs ministries to introduce electronic visas (e-visas) for tourists. The DA wanted both ministries to introduce regulations that would pave the way for tourist e-visas so that … Continue reading

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