Articles tagged “congo”

No Travel Restrictions Yet After Congo Ebola Outbreak

No Travel Restrictions Yet After Congo Ebola Outbreak

Katherine Tam, Bloomberg

The Ebola outbreak in the Congo in Central Africa doesn't appear to be widespread at this point, but health authorities will need to provide aid quickly, and travel companies will have to monitor the situation.

11 months ago

Congo Airline Taking Small Steps With Partners to Create Hub in Central Africa

Congo Airline Taking Small Steps With Partners to Create Hub in Central Africa

Deena Kamel Yousef, Bloomberg

Congo Air has been smart about its evolution up to this point, and its desire to grow its relationships outside of central Africa's borders speaks to a healthy ambition that will benefit travelers

5 years ago

Congo’s biggest sporting event since Ali vs. Foreman is a 600 mile bike race

Congo’s biggest sporting event since Ali vs. Foreman is a 600 mile bike race

David Smith, The Guardain

Anything to bring attention to the Congo's political, social and geographic diversity is important to visitors trying to figure out exactly what's there.

6 years ago

Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown” episode 8 recap: Pride on the Congo

Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown” episode 8 recap: Pride on the Congo

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Parts Unknown takes an honest and holistic look at the world and at travel, considering the impact politics, history, and location have on the people who call a country home and those that cover millions of miles to see it. We're looking forward to season two.

6 years ago

Ethiopian Airlines plots central Africa expansion to fend off Gulf competitors

Ethiopian Airlines plots central Africa expansion to fend off Gulf competitors

Chris Jasper, Bloomberg

Ethiopian Airlines’ strategy of breadth over depth and building regional hubs has led it to become one of the continent’s largest carriers; a strategy it will have to speed up to maintain market share amidst growing competition.

6 years ago

New airlines in Congo improve in hopes of getting off global safety blacklists

New airlines in Congo improve in hopes of getting off global safety blacklists

Jonny Hogg, Reuters

Two airline startups will have to overcome corruption, a lack of resources, and a deadly reputation to provide the infrastructure needed to boost the country's growing economy.

7 years ago