Primera Air goes belly up, Air Nuigini goes belly under, Marriott is drunk on Africa and surprising airline stopover packages

Posted on October 1, 2018 by in Marriott Hotels, Travel Insurance

– Primera Air clearly was a bit late to the party of the transatlantic discounters and had the weakest branding – it’s unfortunate but the company ceased all operations overnight

If you have an upcoming flight – call your credit card issuer and file a travel insurance claim (it is almost always included). The consider canceling your trip or rebooking on another carrier.

– Marriott has big plans in Africa and wants to grow by 50% in just 5 years

I’m not a fan of many Protea properties outside South Africa/ Namibia but I hear good things about the newly built Marriott Kigali and Accra

– an Air Nuigini 737 overshot the runway this weekend and made for some scary images – unfortunately one passenger died during the incident

– airline stopover packages can be a great way to save on hotel stays when you have a long layover or transit – this is a good overview


About the author: Torsten is a serial entrepreneur who started almost a dozen ventures on four continents. Torsten's love for travel has brought him to 130+ countries and travel with most of the world's airlines. You can reach Torsten at [email protected]

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