UAE Immigration Authorities Clarify Transit Visa Extension Rules

In a recent announcement, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) immigration authorities have provided clarity on the extension of transit visas. The Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs, and Ports Security (ICP) has confirmed that both types of transit visas, the 48-hour and 96-hour variants, are not extendable or renewable. The UAE government offers two categories...Read More

More Global Travel And Tourism Thought-Leaders Join ATLF 2023 With Inaugural AFCFTA Forum Speaker Line-Up

More global travel and tourism thought-leaders have joined 2023 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum 2023 and AfCFTA Forum on Tourism, Creative and Cultural Industries speaker line-up. A few among these opinion leaders are H.E. Zurab Pololikashvili – the Secretary General of UNWTO; Keith Vincent – CEO, Wilderness Holdings; Senthil Gopinath – Chief Executive Officer,┬áICCA; Emily MBURU-NDORIA...Read More

Intra – Africa Travel & Tourism Business Exchange To Run As Part Of The 6th Africa Tourism Leadership Forum & Awards

The 6th Africa Tourism Leadership Forum & Awards 2023 will be preceded by Africa Travel and Tourism Business Exchange, Business-to-Business Session & Exhibition on Tuesday, 3 October 2023. These sessions will offer an opportunity for marketing, sales, business development and networking in professional and personalised setting for suppliers (accommodation, travel trade and service providers) to...Read More
Akesse Sanza at Brussels Airport

Understanding Schengen Transit Visa Requirements: What You Need to Know

When planning an international journey, it’s crucial to have all your travel documents in order. For those embarking on trips that involve connecting flights through Schengen countries in Europe, understanding transit visa requirements is essential to ensure a smooth and hassle-free experience. In this article, delves into the specifics of Schengen transit visa requirements,...Read More

AfCFTA Partners with Africa Tourism Partners to Launch the Forum on Tourism, Creatives, and Cultural Industries at ATLF 2023 in Gaborone, Botswana

Botswana is set to host the inaugural AfCFTA Forum on Tourism, Creatives, and Cultural Industries during the Africa Tourism Leadership Forum & Awards from October 4th to 6th, 2023, at the Gaborone International Conference Centre. This pioneering event marks a significant step toward the integration of creative industries with tourism, ultimately aiming to boost intra-Africa...Read More
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