Africa & Middle East

Africa & Middle East


Avanti Destinations Adds New Israel Itineraries

Avanti Destinations has started offering custom FIT travel to Israel with six new itineraries, 20 hotels, and more than 30 private and shared experiences.
South African

South African Airways Adds New Route

South African Airways (SAA) adds new continental route with a 3-times a week flight from Johannesburg to Lagos in Nigeria.

Explore Kenya in 2022

You can explore Kenya with, Liberty Africa Safaris and KAI Collection for travel June 8015, 2022 or Nov 8-15, 2022.

Rwanda’s New Protocols for Vaccinated Travelers

Fully vaccinated international travelers arriving in Rwanda no longer need to quarantine at designated hotels while waiting for airport-administered PCR test results.

MSC Cruises Reveals MSC Bellissima’s Winter Saudi Arabia Itinerary

MSC Cruises has revealed details of its updated itinerary for MSC Bellissima’s winter season sailing out of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Boschendal — Calling All Wine-Loving Parents

Boschendal Estate is the quintessential example of farm life and fine wines in the Western Cape in South Africa.
new properties

Pandemic Travel Hiatus = 5 New Properties

Now that travel is picking back up and there's on an uptick movement for 2022, we have new properties opening up around the globe.
Israel reopens

Israel Reopens to Vaccinated Travelers from the U.S.

The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced that as of today, vaccinated tourists from the United States can resume all travel to Israel.
luxury gold

Luxury Gold Launches New Worldwide Collection

Luxury Gold has launched its new 2022-2023 Worldwide Collection, announcing all small group tours, new itineraries and moreincluded experiences. 
Raffles The Palm Dubai

Raffles The Palm Dubai Opens

Raffles The Palm Dubai, a beachfront resort on the Palm Jumeirah’s West Crescent, will welcome guests on Oct. 1, 2021.

andBeyond Announces New Grumeti Serengeti River Lodge

andBeyond has announced its Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp will undergo an extensive rebuild and become Grumeti Serengeti River Lodge.
expo dubai

Expo Dubai FAM with TWC Holidays

TWC Holidays is sponsoring a FAM to Expo Dubai 2020 on Nov. 25, 2021, which includes five nights' accommodations in 5 star hotels.
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The U.S. Reopens in November to Fully Vaccinated Travelers

The United States will reopen in November to fully vaccinated air travelers from 33 countries and most of Europe.

3 Properties Immersed in Local Culture

For those clients on your roster who want to immerse themselves with the local culture during their vacations, we have three perfect properties.

Avanti Partners with Visit Jordan to Train Advisors + Adds 8 New Tours

Visit Jordan and Avanti Destinations have launched a joint campaign to train advisors on independent travel to five destinations in Jordan.
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Largest Ferris Wheel in the World to Open in Dubai

The Ain Dubai Ferris Wheel, will be opening on Oct. 21 in Dubai, as the largest observation wheel in the world.
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Viking’s 2023-2024 World Cruise: Two Sailing Dates

Viking announced two sail dates for its new 2023-2024 Viking World Cruise, which will span 138 days, 28 countries and 57 ports, with overnight stays in 11 cities.

Israel Peace & Olives FAM

On this 8-day Peace & Olives Tour, travel advisors will explore modern day Israel while following in the footsteps of its past.

African Travel Inc. Launches Pride Safaris

African Travel Inc.'s Pride Safaris have been created exclusively for the LGBTQ+ community and will debut in July of 2022.

Emerald Azzurra to Visit Saudi Arabia

Emerald Cruises has announced that Emerald Azzurra will sail two itineraries exploring Saudi Arabia as part of its inaugural season.