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Deadly blast hits Istanbul tourist district; at least 10 people killed

January 12, 2016 • Crime, Travel & TourismComments (0)

An explosion in the heart of Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet tourist district killed at least 10 people and wounded 15 on Tuesday, an attack that Turkey’s prime minister blamed on the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the sole perpetrator belonged to ISIL and pledged to battle the armed

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Ten (10) of the best safaris for the year 2015

December 24, 2014 • Travel & TourismComments (0)

Choosing a safari can be a safari in itself. Often it’s a stealthy operation that involves extensive prep work, a great deal of roaming and, occasionally, disappointment. To make it easier, we’ve examined the honors in the 2015 Safari Awards

2015: The year ahead in aviation

December 24, 2014 • Editor's Choice, Travel & TourismComments (0)

By Scott Hamilton, for CNN In recent years, so much has been going on in the world of commercial aviation that putting together a “top 10 events” forecast has been easy — major new airplane programs have been announced, airline consolidation

Ghana Still Searching For Private Investor On New National Airline

December 24, 2014 • Travel & TourismComments (0)

Transaction advisors for government in the setting up of a new national airline, PricewaterhouseCoopers Ghana Limited (PWC) is yet to find a private investor to partner government to run the new national airline.  Government in August this year, appointed

Report places Lagos as the 4th Most Visited City

December 24, 2014 • Travel & TourismComments (0)

Lagos has been named as the the 4th most visited city in Africa for the year 2014. Lagos Nigeria The latest destination index is conducted and published by MasterCard, reports. Johannesburg (4.3million people) and Capetown (1.6million) in South

KQ’s steady fall from the skies of grace to the grass

December 24, 2014 • Travel & TourismComments (0)

Those like me who have flown the national carrier for many years and who frequently travel out of the country for business, have witnessed the airline’s steady fall from the skies of grace to the grass of utter inefficiency. Yet, the airline should be

2 New Aircrafts Acquired By Starbow

December 24, 2014 • Travel & TourismComments (0)

Citi Business News has learnt domestic airline operator Starbow Airline will introduce two new aircrafts to its fleet next year. According to the airline this is part of moves to increase its flights in the country. Currently Starbow is operating two out of

NCAA Renewed Air Operator Certificate For Dana Air

December 24, 2014 • Travel & TourismComments (0)

By Chinedu Eze As a confirmation of its improved safety and stability in its operations, the Nigerian civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has renewed the Air Operator Certificate (AOC) of Dana Air Limited, just as the airline hopes to get safety certification

Disabled flies AWA

December 24, 2014 • Travel & TourismComments (0)

Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has entered conditional appearance after the Accra Human Rights Court directed the lawyers of the entities that have been sued by the Ghana Society for the Physically Disabled (GSPD) to advise their clients to appear in

Giant African snails seized at Los Angeles airport

July 16, 2014 • Travel & TourismComments (0)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection inspectors seized a live shipment of 67 giant African snails at Los Angeles International Airport this month. Officials said Monday that the 35 pounds of snails arrived from Nigeria along with paperwork stating they were for

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