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List Of Countries reopening in August – and who can actually visit

From Cuba to Sri Lanka via Kenya, more nations around the world are preparing to welcome international visitors again. Pining for a chilled-out week by the beach? As countries around the world continue to lift travel restrictions and reopen their borders, many big-hitting balmy destinations appear increasingly eager to welcome tourists again. Which is very …

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The Seychelles is reopening its borders to travellers next month-August 2020

There are idyllic, picture-postcard holiday destinations, and then there’s the Seychelles: the quintessential romantic island hideaway. Dreaming of crystal-clear waters and palm-fringed beaches right now? Well, the East African archipelago today announced it would restart commercial flights next month, with visitors from countries classified as ‘low’ and ‘medium risk’ set to be allowed in from …

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Covid-19; Nigerian Airlines To Start Down-scaling Due To Loss In Revenue

The airline industry in Nigeria may have a new business mantra: Smaller is better. The COVID-19 outbreak is gradually leading to airlines taking painful but necessary decisions to reduce their fleet size or changing their business model to smaller and efficient aircraft. ...

Covid 19- These Are The Countries At Economic Risk Due To Tourism Shutdown

Data from the World Travel & Tourism Council, shows which countries stand the most to lose from a downturn in tourism. ...

Nigerians Are Travelling Overseas Through Neighbouring Countries

Desperate Nigerians are now travelling to long-haul destinations like Benin Republic and Equatorial Guinea to catch international flights. ...

Tourism Resumes Back In Tunisia Following A Three Month Break.

Tourists are back on Tunisia's beaches after charter flights resumed to the North African country following a break of more than three months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Some 155 mask-clad holidaymakers from France, Germany and Luxembourg were greeted late last week on the resort island of Djerba with temperature checks - but also by …

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Airspace To Re-open August 1st In Niger Republic

The country closed its borders since March in a bid to combat the spread of the new coronavirus. Passengers arriving in Niger are expected to present a “negative” test report to Covid-19 “dating less than 72 hours”. The Republic of Niger on Friday announced plans to reopen its air borders beginning 1 August. The country …

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Budget Cut For Tourism In South Africa

Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane confirmed during her department’s adjustment budget vote on Wednesday that its allocation for the 2020/21 financial year has been slashed by just over 40%* or R1 billion. “Before the Covid-19 crisis, our 2020/21 budget allocation was R2.48 billion, of which R1.304 billion was for transfers and subsidies. The department’s revised budget …

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Trafficked Nigerian Ladies Stranded In Lebanon Seeks Government Intervention

The Nigerian government has failed to provide return tickets for many stranded Nigerian ladies in Lebanon. The ladies were tricked into taking jobs as domestic help in the country. About 40 of them were scheduled to be on a flight to Abuja last Friday. SaharaReporters learnt that they could not return because they could  not …

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