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Tuesday, 14 August 2018 12:43

Seychelles focuses on cultural heritage to boost tourism

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The government of Seychelles has made adjustments to its National Monuments Act that will see more than 50 monuments and buildings preserved.Cecile Kalebi, Principal Secretary of the Department of Culture…
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 12:29

Minors Travelling to Namibia

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Minors younger than 18 years traveling to Namibia must have an unabridged birth certificate. In addtion, when travelling: With an adult who is not their biological parent: An affidavit from…
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 12:27

Ireland flagged as emerging source market for Tanzania

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Tanzania is set to become one of Ireland’s holiday destinations of choice. This according to UK-based tour firm, Travel Counsellors.According to the firm, holiday bookings from Ireland to Tanzania rose…
Kenya’s Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary, Najib Balalarecently launched a campaign that seeks to promote the wildebeest migration in the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Narok County, and the humpback whale migration…
The Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) has announced the official plans for this year’s Swahili International Trade Expo (S!TE), taking place between October 12 and 14 at the Julius Nyerere International…
Monday, 13 August 2018 12:19

Contiki heads to southern and East Africa

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After 57 years packaging Europe for the youth market, Contiki will for the first time offer itineraries for Southern and East Africa aimed at 18- to 35-year-olds. Contiki already offers…
The Governors of Mombasa and Kilifi, Hassan Joho and Amason Kingi, have signed a partnership agreeing to combine efforts to promote tourism in the two Kenyan coastal counties.The two men met with Tourism…
Air Seychelles will increase frequencies on its Johannesburg-Seychelles service during the Christmas/New Year season and Easter holidays to accommodate the increased demand.The additional services will be operated by A320 aircraft…
Monday, 13 August 2018 12:03

Two new tents for Mara Ngenche Safari Camp, Kenya

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Mara Ngenche Safari Camp, part of the Atua Enkop collection, has added two new luxury tents, taking the total to 12.Six of the tents overlook the Mara River and the…
Thursday, 09 August 2018 12:39

Kids go free at Ulusaba!

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Kids (known to us as ‘Cubs’) aged from 0 - 11 years can stay at Ulusaba for free, a saving of ZAR 2,550 per child per night!Between the 2nd January…
Thursday, 09 August 2018 12:24

Hilton Garden Inn arrives in Zambia

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Hilton Garden Inn, the midscale brand by Hilton, has opened in Lusaka.Hilton Garden Inn Lusaka Society Business Park, which is 30 minutes from Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, is the second…
Thursday, 09 August 2018 12:23

Signature Lux Hotels to open property in Cape Town

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Signature Lux Hotel by ONOMO, is set to unveil its second property, a R120 million development in Cape Town, September 2018.The first Signature Lux Hotel opened in 2017 in Sandton,…
Three Tree Hill in KwaZulu Natal has added a new family cottage, Burchell’s Cottage.It is named in honour of William John Burchell, a 19th Century explorer, naturalist and author. In 1811,…
Thursday, 09 August 2018 12:19

The Cape Milner Hotel upgrades dining facilities

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The Glass Lounge at The Cape Milner Hotel in Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, and its sister restaurant, 2 on Milner, recently received a facelift, streamlining and updating the spaces’ look and…
Thursday, 09 August 2018 12:16

Indian hospitality group sets plans for Kenya in 2020

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Major Indian hospitality group, Oberoi Hotels and Resorts – owned by EIH Limited – has announced plans for a ‘super premium’ resort near the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya.…
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 13:13

Spotted! The latest game viewings…

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There’s been an unusually high amount of rainfall in the Mara this year, but with it has meant the green pastures are particularly lush and it’s some of the tallest…
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 13:12

Cape Town Tourism heads to UNWTO summit to talk inclusivity

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The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) will host its seventh Global Summit on Urban Tourism from September 16-19 in Seoul, South Korea. The summit aims to layout a vision…
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 13:10

Thornybush opens new honeymoon suite

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The River Lodge at Thornybush in the Greater Kruger National Park region has added a new honeymoon suite to its offering. This takes the total capacity of the lodge to…
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 13:09

Cape Town adds picturesque cycling lane

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The City of Cape Town has added a dedicated 5.58km cycling route between Bloubergstrand and the West Coast village of Melkbos, which is home to Africa’s only nuclear power plant.The…
Wednesday, 08 August 2018 13:07

Africa’s biggest kite festival flies again this October

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Africa’s biggest kite festival – the Cape Town International Kite Festival – will take place in the Zandvlei Nature Reserve in Muizenberg, on October 27 and 28.The annual festival, which…
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 12:14

Rooms at Mont Rochelle

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Mont Rochelle is open year-round for visitors, and our 26 rooms and suites can be booked for any length of stay. You could even hire Mont Rochelle exclusively if you're…
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