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Kenya Marketing Boost

Kenya Marketing Boost

The Kenyan government will allocate KSh2 billion (just under $20 million) for tourism marketing in the next financial year. According to National Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich, of the KSh2 billion, KSh1 billion will be earmarked for tourism recovery while another KSh1 billion will be used for sustaining new source markets. The Cabinet Secretary said…

Are your laptops covered?

Are your laptops covered?

A recent article by insurance broker J W Seagon highlights a major point to consider when placing your laptops in your checked luggage. Read below: “Most of us will have seen the latest travel news relating to the carrying of laptops, tablets and larger mobile phones on certain flights. The new rules apply to certain…

Silent Protest

Silent Protest

The Pulse Africa offices will be open and operations will be running as normal tomorrow – 7th April 2017. We will however all be wearing black to show our support for the stand against President Zuma. #SaveSouthAfrica

Electronics Ban on Flights

Electronics Ban on Flights

The UK and USA have imposed an in-flight electronics ban on flights from eight major Middle Eastern and African airports. Airlines flying directly from Cairo, Egypt; Dubai and Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.; Istanbul; Doha, Qatar; Amman, Jordan; Kuwait City; Casablanca, Morocco; and Jeddah and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, will now prevent passengers from carrying almost all electronic…

Rhino Art Round-Up – 2016

Rhino Art Round-Up – 2016

At Pulse Africa we believe in conservation and we believe in making a difference where we can; we therefore contribute a percentage of each of our bookings goes towards one of our chosen charities – The Local Ocean Trust – Watamu Turtle Watch or The Rhino Art Project. Here is a round-up of The Rhino…

Airport Hubs in Africa

Airport Hubs in Africa

Travel news in South Africa has recently been filled with stories of frustration directed towards the queues at immigration at OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg. Tourism Update has looked at alternative airport hubs providing access to destinations in Southern Africa. Click here to read the full article. Here are the five alternative hubs in a nut-shell:…

Complaining Effectively…

Complaining Effectively…

We have all been in some sort of situation at the airport or on a flight that we have had to complain about. The question, though, is did you complain effectively? We thought this article on Conde Nast Traveler was too good not to share. A Flight Attendants Guide to Complaining Effectively Turns out, there…

Lufthansa connects Cape Town and Frankfurt

Lufthansa connects Cape Town and Frankfurt

Lufthansa will launch year-round flights between Cape Town and Frankfurt on December 2nd. Flight LH557 will leave Cape Town at 18h30 on Thursdays, Saturdays and Mondays and land in Frankfurt at 05h30 the next day. The return flight LH576 will depart Frankfurt on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 22h10 and arrive in Cape Town at…