Month: July 2019

Botswana bans the use of foreign currency

Botswana citizens and travellers intending to visit  Botswana have been informed that from 1 August 2019 BURS (Botswana Unified Revenue Service) will no longer accept any foreign currencies as a means of payment.  In a statement issued on Thursday BURS said, “The decision is made to curb administrative costs incurred by BURS as cost of…
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Air Tanzania to launch Johannesburg flights

Air Tanzania plans to resume flights to South Africa on 28 June, Tanzania’s Citizen TV has reported. The new flights according to Citizen TV is aimed at attracting South African tourists and business travellers. The flight schedule will also reportedly connect four major airports in Tanzania with OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg with four…
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Nasa’s ISS tourism: How much it’ll cost and the views you might see

Nasa has announced that it will open the International Space Station to business ventures including space tourism. The move seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab. “Nasa is opening the International Space Station to commercial opportunities and marketing these opportunities as we’ve never done before,” NASA chief financial officer Jeff DeWit said in…
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New terminal opens in Seychelles airport

Domestic travel between the islands of the Seychelles is expected to be easier following the opening of a new domestic terminal at Seychelles International Airport in Mahé. The development includes a larger floor area, new check-in and baggage areas, arrival and departure lounges, drop-off and pick-up areas and security posts. The new terminal also has…
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