Camair-Co launches three new African routes

Camair-Co, the newly launched national carrier of Cameroon, launched three new international routes in the last week; each operating three times weekly with the airline’s 128-seat 737-700s out of Douala (DLA). On 25 November, the airline began flying to Bangui (BGF), the capital of the Central African Republic. The next day, a route to Kinshasa [...]

Cameroon: Yaounde Tourism Branch Office Launched

Yaounde-Cameroon: The new office will help to boost the tourism sector. Private tourism operators in the country have been assured that the Ministry of Tourism will spare no effort in harmoniously and efficiently assisting their initiatives in order to boost tourism. The assurance was given by the Secretary General in the Ministry of Tourism, Angeline [...]

Christmas in Cameroon

Christmas in Cameroon is celebrated with great enjoyment and fun. Christmas in Cameroon is a festival which is celebrated by all the people of all ages. The people celebrate the birth of Jesus on this day. How people in Cameroon Celebrate Christmas is celebrated all through the African continent by large and small Christian communities. [...]

Comair deals with baggage pilfering as problem gets ‘out of control’

Comair, which manages British Airways and Kulula.com in South Africa, says it is tackling the scourge of baggage theft head-on. This comes after SAA said baggage theft at OR Tambo International Airport was out of control, with more than a dozen bags being stolen every day.   Gidon Novick, the joint chief executive of Comair, [...]

Cameroon: Ebogo Ecotourism Site Undergoes Renovation

One of Cameroon’s most visited ecotourism sites, Ebogo village, located some 60 km from Yaounde and 18 km south of Mbalmayo on the Yaounde-Ebolowa highway, is undergoing renovation under the co-supervision of the Ministry of Tourism and the World Tourism Organisation, WTO. The Ebogo ecotourism site is receiving a facelift with the construction of basic [...]

Cameroon: CAMAIR-CO, Road Safety Preoccupy MPs

The Minister of State, Minister of Transport, Bello Bouba Maigari was the lone member of government who took questions from parliamentarians in the National Assembly during the question time plenary sitting on June 24 on burning issues in the transport sector. House Speaker Hon. Cavaye Yeguie Djibril presided at the sitting in the presence of [...]

Cameroon: Journalists Urged To Promote Tourism

Journalists from the public and private media houses have been called upon to encourage efforts undertaken by government and professionals to promote the tourist industry in Cameroon. The call was made on monday June 20 in Yaounde by the Minister of Tourism, El Hadj Baba Hamadou while opening a five-day workshop on tourism communication. El [...]

Camair-Co, has planned to open up new regional and international routes

In order to be efficient in competition, Cameroon Airlines Corporation, Camair-Co, has planned to open up new regional and international routes. To do this the national carrier has begun negotiations with Boeing to acquire on lease one of its newest fleet 777 begin flights from Douala to China and Dubai, disclosed Deputy General Manager, Emmanuel [...]

16 African countries chosen for 2011 Durban International Film Festival’s Talent Campus

Nearly 50 filmmakers, representing 16 African countries – Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d’livoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Swaziland, Uganda and Zimbabwe – will converge on Durban to participate in an intensive programme of workshops and master classes during the first five days of DIFF. Themed: ‘Africa in Motion’, the 4th [...]

Comair seeks BA colours for London-Durban

Comair’s joint chief executives Erik Venter and Gidon Novick are in discussions with British Airways (BA) over whether Comair’s franchise to carry BA passengers in southern Africa can be extended to a proposed route between Durban and London. Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) and Durban civic and tourism authorities welcomed a plan announced a few [...]