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Qantas returns to SA

After a 20-month absence from the South African market, Qantas has released the news that its first flight from Johannesburg to Sydney will take place on Thursday, January 6.

Michi Messner, Regional Manager Africa, said she was excited to share this news and looked forward to welcoming the airline’s customers back on board.

Mess… read more


Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Entry to Zambia

Zambia’s borders are open, but under health screening.

Tourist and business visit visas are available in advance and on arrival in Zambia.

All travellers to Zambia must produce evidence of a PCR COVID-19 negative test taken in the 72 hours prior to departure from the country of origin. Tra… read more


STATEMENT ON COVID-19 BOOSTER DOSES AND VACCINATION IN CHILDREN

LUSAKA (Thursday 23rd December 2021)

Members of the Press,

Let me begin by conveying to the nation my warmest seasonal greetings and best wishes during this festive season. 

Today, our fight against the COVID-19 pandemic has become even more fierce, with rapidly spreading community infection and high posit… read more


Expo 2020 Dubai prepares for New Year’s Eve celebrations

According to Breaking Travel News, Expo 2020 Dubai is inviting the world to ring in 2022 in electrifying style, with round-the-clock entertainment featuring a slate of world-class DJs, two stunning fireworks displays and a midnight ‘ball drop’ at Al Wasl Plaza.

The event will be held against a backdrop of extensive safety measures t… read more


Government removes red list destinations as Omicron spreads

The government has cleared the red list for arrivals into the UK following a risk assessment from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA). 15-12-2021

Hotel quarantine had been reintroduced for travellers from a number of destinations in southern Africa last month in an attempt to slow the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19.… read more


South Africa welcomes red list move

South Africa has welcomed a decision by the UK government to remove the country from the travel red list.

Tourism minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, said the decision would boost the economy in the destination.

The latest relaxation means that hotel quarantine is no longer required for those returning to the UK from South Africa and a number … read more


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