What’s up in Africa?
DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM CPT-HARARE RwandAir recently introduced a 5th direct weekly flight to Harare from Cape Town, which now includes Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. RwandAir operates a Boeing 737-700/800 on the route, [...]
HILTON GARDEN INN EXPANDS IN AFRICA The Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton’s midscale hotel brand, is expanding their African footprint with 4 open properties and an additional 14 in the pipeline. Many of these properties [...]
BA INCREASES FLIGHT FREQUENCIES British Airways has increased its flight frequencies on its route network commencing mid-September 2019. British Airways will operate 34 additional flights a week on routes serviced from Johannesburg, which includes [...]
PREMIER HOTELS & RESORTS EXPANDS Premier Hotels & Resorts has announced the transfer of the Faircity Hotel Group and its assets and management contracts. The acquisition of these properties adds another 512 rooms to [...]
NEW VISA-FREE COUNTRIES FOR SA The Minister of Home Affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, recently announced that New Zealand along with 6 other countries is now visa-free. South Africa has scrapped visa requirements for various countries [...]
AUSTRIAN AIRLINES INCREASES CAPE TOWN ROUTE Austrian Airlines is set to increase flights between Vienna and Cape Town over the Christmas and New Year period, offering a third weekly flight from 25 December to [...]