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Fly Blue Crane, First Airline Founded By Black Woman Prepares For First International Flight

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Fly Blue Crane, an airline launched by South African Entrepreneur Siza Mzimela in September 2015, has been operating domestically in South Africa since its inception but its getting ready to spread its wings internationally for the first time on May 13th with service to Cape...

#AirBnBWhileBlack Highlights Ongoing Discrimination Against Black Travelers

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Vacation rental site AirBnB has come under fire for a host of reasons but the latest rising issue is that of racial bias and discrimination against black travelers. People are sharing what it’s been like to #airbnbwhileblack on Twitter, including CBS News Political Analyst Jamelle...

Ethiopian Airlines Launch All-Women Crew Flight

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Ethiopian Airlines has made history and launched its first ever flight operated by all-women crew. The most profitable African carrier had the flight filled with women from the pilot and cabin crew to ramp operations and flight dispatchers in the ground, the airline said in a...

Lupita Nyong’o Travels To Kenya As WildAid Global Ambassador to Shed Light on Elephant Poaching

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Lupita Nyongo’o’s life in Nairobi, Kenya is something she often talks about during interviews. And now she’s giving back to her country in a major way. Nyongo’o recently became a global ambassador for WildAid and wants to educate the world when it comes to elephant...

I’m Sick of Travel Writers Who Insist That Anyone Can Afford to Travel

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Travel can be rewarding, but I don’t believe it is necessary to lead a fulfilling life. I didn’t mind sleeping on the floor when I was a kid. If you do it right, it has its advantages and can be surprisingly comfortable. You could sleep...