Senegal president, Macky Sall, has spoken warmly of his country’s relations with the United Arab Emirates as he visited Expo 2020 in Dubai to open the national pavilion.
Opening in early 2021, the 462-key hotel will be in Diamniadio – a new dynamic city developed by the Senegal government, close to Dakar’s new Blaise Diagne International Airport, as well as the expanding seaport of Bargny.
Air Sénégal has signed a firm order for two A330neo aircraft, the new re-engined version of the best-selling A330 wide-body airliner. The order follows on from the memorandum of understanding signed in November at the Dubai Airshow.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has opened its second hotel in Dakar, Senegal. Radisson Hotel Dakar Diamniadio is a 152-room hotel with a unique congress centre that will provide over 14,700 m2 of space for large scale exhibitions, conventions and events.
Arik Air is increasing its frequency on the Lagos-Dakar route to a daily service, up from six weekly flights. The new schedule, which will operate from February 22nd, will operate with four of the Lagos-Dakar flights routed via Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire instead of the previous routing via Banjul.
Seychelles and Senegal elected as Africa delegates to UNWTO Sustainable Tourism Committee.