UNWTO, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and African Tourism Ministers have committed to advancing the tourism sectors support in the global fight against the surge in poaching that is threatening one of Africas main tourism resources - its unique wildlife and biodiversity. (ITB Berlin, Germany, 6 March 2014).
UNWTO is supporting Qatar to implement its new tourism strategy through collaboration in the areas of legislation, institutional strengthening, statistics, marketing and capacity building. During an official visit to the country, where he met H.E. Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister of Qatar and attended the launch of Qatars Tourism Strategy, UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai welcomed the high priority afforded to the tourism sector in Qatar (22-25 February 2014).
South African Airways (SAA) has announced that it is resuming its popular non-stop flights between Johannesburg, South Africa, and New York JFK International Airport. The non-stop flight will resume on March 9th, nearly three weeks ahead of its original schedule of March 28th.
Formerly known as Solomons Guide, Orange Collection is Southern Africas longest running travel guide with more than 40 annual editions published since 1971. In this newest edition, Orange Collection has launched a fresh look to go with its streamlined focus on properties for the MICE trade and group travel.
H.E. Mr Abdul Aziz Mohammad Al-Noaimi, Chairman of The Steering Committee of the New Doha International Airport (NDIA) announced today new details of Hamad International Airport (HIA) at a press conference held at the HIA Passenger Terminal. He confirmed that the airport is on track for a phased opening by mid-year 2014.