Middle East and Africa

(104 posts)

Middle East, China offer innovation and opportunity in luxury travel

Our traveller trend research suggests that Europe, North America, and Asia all have growing ultra-wealthy...

Africa poised for arrival of the sharing economy

As the sharing economy disrupts the travel industry around the world, it’s now also loudly knocking...

Air Seychelles embodies hospitality of exotic island nation

Air Seychelles proudly symbolises the warm Creole hospitality and joie de vivre of Seychellois culture....


Flying fish is just one of fastjet’s market-specific innovations in Africa

The future of low cost carriers in Africa is bright. Just look at the base numbers: there are 1.1 billion...

Amadeus wins inaugural National Aviation Award in Ghana

Ghana’s first ever National Aviation Awards brought together top travel players to recognise their...

Nile Air improves operational efficiency with Amadeus technology

Like the mighty Nile River, our airline aspires to be one of Egypt’s defining attributes as an industry...


Hepstar and Amadeus partner to unlock travel insurance sales in Africa

The excitement of planning a long awaited holiday can often overshadow one of the most important aspects...

Kenya Airways flying high as ‘The Pride of Africa’

The motto of Kenya is "Harambee", which means "Let us all pull together" in Swahili. This adage could...

Mobile having big impact on travel planning in Middle East

With Ramadan underway, travel companies serving Muslim countries should be focusing their sales efforts...


Ethiopian Airlines leading by example in Africa

Recently we celebrated 70 years of dedicated and highly successful air transport services to, from...

Let’s celebrate Africa Day!

Last month I was reading a special report in The Economist about business in Africa with the headline...

Toyin’ with travel technology in Africa

Gadgets and games – that’s what used to make Toyin Odutayo, Executive Director, Technology at Wakanow.com...