travel

African Union’s New Passport Would Make Travel On The Continent Easier For Africans

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A new electronic African Union passport is set to make travel on the continent much easier for Africans. Currently, Africans are required to have Visas for over half of the countries on the continent. Only 13 of those countries allow other Africans to enter without...

So Now There’s Noirebnb & Noirbnb to Combat #AirBnBWhileBlack

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Two separate companies have recently launched to combat discrimination black customers of AirBnB have faced. Both Noirebnb and Noirbnb were recently created by tech entrepreneurs. Rohan Gilkes started working on Noirebnb almost three weeks ago when he tried to book a house in Idaho and was denied, but his...

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...