South Africa Airlink to finally establish flights to St Helena
South Africa Airlink will offer scheduled commercial air services to St Helena when it starts flights between South Africa and the island later this year. This follows a period of contractual negotiations between St Helena government and the airline.
Shaumari Wildlife Reserve reopens in Jordan
Shaumari Wildlife Reserve is once again welcoming the public in this summer following a five-year maintenance and refurbishment programme. The first wildlife protection reserve in Jordan, Shaumari Wildlife Reserve has since its launch in 1975 created a thriving 22 kilometre environment for some of rarest species in the Middle East including, oryx, gazelles, hyena, Imperial Eagles and onagers, to name but a few.
Belize welcomes growth in visitor arrivals in early 2017
Belize has seen its overnight European tourism arrivals between January-June 2017 increase by 9.1 per cent year on year, registering a positive trend for the first half of this year and demonstrating a steady growth for tourism numbers.
Increase in bookings following latest Antigua & Barbuda tourism campaign
Following the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority’s largest brand marketing campaign to date, there has been a strong uplift in bookings. The campaign, which launched on June 23rd and ran across outdoor and digital platforms, promotes Antigua’s attractiveness beyond the beach.
Earthquake kills two tourists on holiday island of Kos, Greece
Two people have been killed on the holiday island of Kos following a strong earthquake in the Aegean Sea. The 6.7-magnitude quake hit 12 kilometres north-east of Kos, near the Turkish coast, earlier this morning, with a depth of ten kilometres, the US Geological Survey said.
ABTA: 2.4m Brits prepare for summer getaway this weekend
ABTA estimates that a record 2.4 million British holidaymakers are set to head overseas for summer holidays this weekend, which for the majority of schools in England and Wales marks the start of the summer break.
Primera Air set to launch direct US flights from London Stansted
Primera Air is to open a new base at London Stansted and start direct flights to New York and Boston Logan next year. From April 2018, the airline will offer daily services to New York’s Newark Airport and four a week to Boston Logan Airport from May.
Qatar Airways to boost Moscow services from August
Qatar Airways has announced it has added additional flights to its Moscow route, bringing the total frequency to 21 flights per week between Doha and the Russian capital.
Delta to add second daily flight from Seattle to Austin
Delta Air Lines will add a second daily nonstop flight from Seattle to Austin, Texas, beginning October 1st. Building off the strong results from its service that launched on June 12th, Delta will expand its schedule to provide the only morning departure from Seattle.
New travel company, Pepper, launches in Sri Lanka
The latest addition to Sri Lanka’s booming tourism industry, Pepper, is an online travel company based in Colombo that enables travellers to add a little spice to their trip, in the form of truly authentic Sri Lanka experiences.