Articles tagged “sudan”

U.S. Appeals Court Will Not Reinstate Trump Travel Ban

U.S. Appeals Court Will Not Reinstate Trump Travel Ban

Jason Clampet, Skift

This is good news for travel and tourism, but what travelers and business leaders are looking for here is some semblance of consistency by the U.S. on who can come into the U.S. and how.

3 years ago

Opinion: Open Your Travel Horizons With Banned Country Dinners

Opinion: Open Your Travel Horizons With Banned Country Dinners

Colin Nagy, Skift

I can't think of a more delicious way to take a stand.

3 years ago

What Trump’s Muslim Visa Ban Looks Like From the Middle East

What Trump’s Muslim Visa Ban Looks Like From the Middle East

Ladane Nasseri and Zainab Fattah, Bloomberg

The next four years will be difficult for the travel industry if it has no idea where the insane ideas of an unhinged leader will take us.

3 years ago

Sudan has the Most Historic Pyramids That Hardly Anyone Ever Sees

Sudan has the Most Historic Pyramids That Hardly Anyone Ever Sees

Maggie Michael, Associated Press

Sudan's pyramids are not on a lot of people's bucket lists, although they should be. Maybe one day. The country takes in only around 15,000 tourists per year.

4 years ago

Sudan’s historic treasures get at $135 million lifeline from Qatar

Sudan’s historic treasures get at $135 million lifeline from Qatar

Sudan Tribune

Sudan's archeological record is one of the most vital links to understanding the history of Africa, and Qatar's investment is a massive help shile Sudan struggles with its recent violent history and the instability of its neighbor Egypt.

6 years ago

Sudan’s dreaming big on new airports, despite air crashes

Ulf Laessing, Reuters

China's a big helping hand in Sudan's aviation dreams, and local demand is helping it as well.

7 years ago

Flights between Sudan and South Sudan capitals resume for at least six months

Flights between Sudan and South Sudan capitals resume for at least six months

Sudan Tribune

Flights haven't run between the countries since January, forcing passengers to travel via Kenya or Ethiopia to cross the border. The return of flights is welcomed by citizens, who hope direct flights will return to regions outside the capital as well.

7 years ago

How to keep track of the wave of unrest in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East

Jason Clampet, Skift

Social media and tools like Google Maps are being used to chart the spread of unrest that's based upon masses of people who are being dreadfully mis-informed by information learned second hand from the Internet.

7 years ago

South Sudan looks for international company to help build national airline

The world's newest country is landlocked with a dismal economic future following its oil industry shut down, but it's hoping that the airline will quickly create jobs and bring resources for a brighter future.

7 years ago

Sudan tourism ministry joins global travel coalition

Sudan wants to promote itself and ensure tour operators comply with national laws as it tries to convince the world that the country will soon be ready to welcome tourists. But, its civil war will make this a very hard sell.

7 years ago

Ethiopia and Sudan meet to talk tourism collaboration

Ethiopia's rich cultural history is a draw, but its current political challenges make it a destination that is often only attractive to less stable countries like Sudan.

7 years ago