President Samia kicks off recording of ‘The Royal Tour’ documentary

President Samia Suluhu Hassan has kicked off the recording of a documentary titled ‘The Royal Tour’. The recording of the documentary that is meant to promote Tanzania internationally started on August 28, 2021 in Zanzibar where the President is on an official visit. According to a statement released on Sunday, August 29, 2021 by Director…

Slow Vaccination Rates to Limit International Travel in Africa, IATA says

A slow roll-out of COVID-19 vaccination campaigns in Africa will limit the recovery of international travel across the continent, according to a report released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Africa, in comparison with other regions globally, has struggled in rolling out its vaccination campaign due to various factors causing it to lag behind in…

IATA Travel Pass for Travelers

How the IATA Travel Pass works The IATA Travel Pass will help people to travel at ease while meeting any government requirements for COVID-19 tests or vaccines. It will incorporate four open sourced and interoperable modules which can be combined for an end-to-end solution: Global registry of health requirements – enables passengers to find accurate…

90 Percent of Global Travelers Would Embrace Health Passports to Jumpstart Travel: Amadeus Study

One of today’s most hotly debated topics is the “digital health passport,” or a vaccination certification that stores a person’s health information related to Covid-19, such as vaccination records and test results. A new survey adds another data point on how well the traveling public might accept such passports. According to a study commissioned by travel technology…

Ethiopian Marks 1-Year Anniversary Since the First Preighter Operation on Passenger Aircraft

On 25th of March last year, Ethiopian Airlines operated its first cargo only service on a passenger aircraft with its Boeing B787-900. The flight first departed from Addis Ababa to Kinshasa carrying more than 16 tons of much-needed PPE and other shipments inside the cabin and the belly of the aircraft.  Following the sharp decline in passenger number due to…