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South Africa Reopening For Tourism As 5 International Airports Resume Operations

South Africa Moves To Lowest Lockdown Level, Opens International Airports

Share The Article Last Updated 1 min ago As pandemic-induced restrictions continue to affect travelers around the world, it’s heartening to hear news stories that suggest international travel might be soon making a return. Though such stories are few and far between, one such story has emerged in the past day in the form of […]

Travelling to Bengaluru? COVID-19 negative report for UK, Brazil and South Africa travellers in Karnataka

Travelling to Bengaluru? COVID-19 negative report for UK, Brazil and South Africa travellers in Karnataka

The government of Karnataka in India has announced that international passengers from three countries have to undergo home quarantine for 14 days and follow up RT-PCR shall be conducted on the seventh day. The Karnataka government said mandatory RT-PCR negative certificate for all passenger arriving to the state from the UK, Brazil and South Africa. […]

These are new lockdown travel rules as South Africa reopens 20 land borders this week

These are new lockdown travel rules as South Africa reopens 20 land borders this week

South Africa is reopening 20 land border crossings to allow normal travel from this week, lifting restrictions implemented last month to control rising coronavirus infections. This was revealed by the Home Affairs Ministry. The ministry said land border points, including those with Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Botswana, would reopen after being closed on 11 January. “The […]

U.S. Updates Travel Advisories For Ireland, South Africa & Barbados

U.S. Updates Travel Advisories For Ireland, South Africa & Barbados

As the United States continues to monitor the both the political and Covid-19 situations in every country around the world, yesterday it moved to update the travel advisories for Ireland, South Africa, Mozambique, Madagascar, Cyprus, Barbados and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The new updates feature categorizations from the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention […]

United Airlines adding new nonstop flights to Africa, India and Hawaii

United Airlines adding new nonstop flights to Africa, India and Hawaii

United Airlines today announced plans to expand its global route network with new nonstop service to Africa, India and Hawaii. With these new routes, United will offer more nonstop service to India and South Africa than any other U.S. carrier and remains the largest carrier between the U.S. mainland and Hawaii. Starting this December, United […]

UNWTO and Google host first tourism acceleration programme in Sub-Saharan Africa

UNWTO and Google host first tourism acceleration programme in Sub-Saharan Africa

United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and Google have partnered for an online Acceleration Programme for UNWTO Member States’ tourism ministers, top travel associations and tourism boards to further develop innovation and digital transformation skills. Ahead of World Tourism Day, it hosted the first UNWTO and Google Tourism Acceleration Programme focused on insights from South […]

UK Imposes South Africa Travel Ban Due To New Virus Strain

UK Imposes South Africa Travel Ban Due To New Virus Strain

According to the British Health Secretary Matt Hancock, it is more transmissible than the strain that has seen many countries close their borders to the UK, and cases have already been detected in the UK. South Africa’s daily Covid-19 case numbers have risen once more towards the 10,000 figure, a figure that has largely been […]

Switzerland announces entry ban, retroactive quarantine for travelers from UK and South Africa

Switzerland announces entry ban, retroactive quarantine for travelers from UK and South Africa

Following the discovery of a new, more contagious variant of the coronavirus in the UK and South Africa, the Federal Council today decided to take steps to prevent the further spread of this new virus strain. All persons who have entered Switzerland from these two countries since 14 December must go into quarantine for 10 […]

Hyatt Regency Cape Town opens marking group’s second hotel in South Africa

Hyatt Regency Cape Town opens marking group’s second hotel in South Africa

Hyatt Regency Cape Town marks the second Hyatt hotel in South Africa and brings the brand’s premium of level service to Cape Town for the first time. The hotel is the first Hyatt-branded property in the “Mother City.” Situated at the foot of the iconic Table Mountain, the 137-room Hyatt Regency Cape Town represents Hyatt’s […]

South Africa tightens rules as COVID-19 infections rise

South Africa tightens rules as COVID-19 infections rise

South Africa has imposed further COVID-19 restrictions, closing down beaches on the eastern coast and limiting large public gatherings ahead of the festive season, as the country looks to slow a sharp rise in infections. The country, which has recorded 866,127 total coronavirus cases, has seen a sharp spike in infections since the start of […]

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