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Wednesday, 24 April 2019 12:20

An African Anthology launches Zim luxury camp

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An African Anthology has introduced Iganyana Tented Camp to its portfolio – a luxury camp in a concession area on the border of Hwange National Park.The 15 large luxury tents…
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 12:19

Air France plans daily flights to Kenya

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Air France plans to start daily flights to Nairobi from Paris.Arthur Dieffenthaler, the airline’s Eastern Africa General Manager, was quoted speaking at Air France’s first anniversary of the Kenyan route.…
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 12:02

Ethiopian Airlines adds Marseille to network

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Ethiopian Airlines will launch a new service to Marseille from July 2.The flight will operate three times a week on the following schedule:Flight ET 0734 will depart Addis Ababa on…
The construction of the Malindi-Sala Gate road project, which links Malindi with Tsavo East National Park, is expected to spur international tourism in Taita-Taveta and Kilifi counties.Due to the existing…
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 11:49

Makgadikgadi luxury tented camp closes for total rebuild

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Natural Selection’s luxury tented camp, Jack’s Camp, in the Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana, will close for a total rebuild on October 1, and reopen with a new look in May next…
Monday, 22 April 2019 12:49

New safari camp to open in Serengeti

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Nimali Marain the remote Kogatende area of the northern Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, is due to open in July.The camp will have eight suites and two honeymoon suites each…
The Seychelles Tourism Department released the second edition of its Beach and Sea Safety guide, on April 15.“As a destination, it is our obligation to provide our visitors with correct…
Monday, 22 April 2019 12:47

Africa welcomes 7% increase in US arrivals

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The US Department of Commerce's National Travel and Tourism Office has released data that reveals a record 93 million outbound travellers in 2018, with Africa being the destination of choice…
Monday, 22 April 2019 12:45

AC Hotel by Marriott debuts in Cape Town

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AC Hotels by Marriott has opened in Cape Town, its first property in Africa and the Middle East.The 188-room AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront is situated at the Yacht Club…
Thursday, 18 April 2019 13:35

Mantis Group adds Serengeti camp to portfolio

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On April 15, the Mantis Group entered the Serengeti region for the first time, after welcoming Siringit Serengeti Camp into its portfolio.The permanent tented camp will allow Mantis guests to…
Thursday, 18 April 2019 13:33

New Selinda Camp to open in June

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Great Plains Conservation’s Selinda Camp in the private Selinda Reserve in northern Botswana will open on June 1.The camp will have three one-bedroom tented units with canvas ceilings and thatched…
Thursday, 18 April 2019 13:31

KZN to benefit from bumper Easter

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KwaZulu Natal’s provincial economy is projected to receive an estimated €63m cash injection over the Easter season as an estimated 250 000 domestic and 60 000 international visitors are expected to arrive.Durban…
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 13:32

New agreement to take tourism in Cape Town to next level

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Today, the City of Cape Town Economic Opportunities Mayoral Committee Member, James Vos, tabled the three-year agreement with Cape Town Tourism for adoption.This will enable Cape Town Tourism to continue with…
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 13:31

New lodge opens in Kariba, Zimbabwe

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Baobab Lodge in Kariba, Zimbabwe, will open before the end of April.The 11-room self-catering lodge will accommodate up to 22 people, with each room having a flat-screen television, modern bathroom…
DURBAN, South Africa: The 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) and Awards will be hosted by Durban KwaZulu-Natal Convention Bureau in Durban, under the auspices of the Provincial Government of…
Tuesday, 16 April 2019 12:27

Kids go free at Ulusuba!

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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 2,700 per child per night!Between the 2nd January…
Tuesday, 16 April 2019 12:24

Growth in Seychelles’ first-quarter tourist arrivals

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Seychelles has seen 10% growth in tourism arrivals from the beginning of January to date, compared with the equivalent period last year.The 115-island archipelago in the western Indian Ocean has…
Tuesday, 16 April 2019 12:22

Kenya Airways to re-instate daily US flights

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From June, Kenya Airways (KQ) will increase its flight frequency from Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport NBO to New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) from five  to seven…
Aha Harbour Bridge Hotel & Suites in Cape Town has relaunched its Canal Café Restaurant, increasing seating capacity and integrating an outside patio area that maximised views of Table Mountain,…
In July, Wild Horizons will host dinner cruises on the Zambezi River, aboard a new double-decker boat, the Malachite.The boat can accommodate up to 32 passengers, who will experience some of…
The North West province is gearing up to place itself firmly on the destination map for both international and national tourists.In an interview with the Department of Tourism’s North West…
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