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Thursday, 27 February 2020 05:11

Cape Town welcomes more BA flights

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British Airways plans to add two extra weekly flights from London Gatwick (LGW) to Cape Town (CPT), starting January 10, 2021, and three more flights between London Heathrow and CPT…
Thursday, 27 February 2020 05:10

New safari camp to launch in Mara Triangle

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A new safari camp, owned by luxury safari brand Angama, is launching in Kenya’s Mara Triangle.Angama Safari Camp is open from early July until the end of September, with October…
Thursday, 27 February 2020 05:08

Rising Zambezi water levels boost tourism activities

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Water levels on the Zambezi River continue to rise, boosting tourism activities for suppliers who depend on high water levels in the region.White-water rafting, Victoria Falls viewing, helicopter flights, river…
Thursday, 27 February 2020 05:07

W Cape to address obstacles to tourism growth

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The Western Cape provincial government’s Economic War Room – established late last year to address issues stifling growth in the province – is focusing on red tape and safety issues…
Thursday, 27 February 2020 05:06

#OneZimbabwe puts spotlight on tourism growth

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As Zimbabwe celebrates 40 years of independence this year (April 18, 1980), the #OneZimbabwe campaign is gaining traction in the tourism industry as a means of sharing positive stories about the country…
Thursday, 27 February 2020 05:03

Luxury safari company launches new yoga retreat

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Cape Town-based luxury safari company, Ker and Downey Africa, has launched its first Women’s Luxury Yoga Retreat and Safari – set to take place from October 22 to 30.The safari…
Thursday, 27 February 2020 05:02

Sun Int gets new COO Hospitality

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SUN International has appointed Graham Wood as its new Chief Operating Officer: Hospitality, effective February 1.Wood will oversee Sun International’s full hospitality segment, which includes marketing and sales functions for all hotels…
Thursday, 27 February 2020 05:01

Guided hikes launched in Eswatini

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All Out Africa Adventure Tours, an adventure tour operator in Eswatini (Swaziland), is facilitating guided hikes for all ages and levels through the country’s Ngwempisi Wilderness Area.Hiking tours range from…
Thursday, 27 February 2020 05:00

Renowned conservationist launches living museum

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The Waterberg Living Museum in Limpopo has been opened by Clive Walker, one of the best known conservationists in southern Africa.The museum, which focuses on natural and cultural history, has six…
Thursday, 27 February 2020 04:56

Eswatini confident of growing tourism numbers

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Eswatini’s tourism sector is confident that it will exceed the goal of more than two million tourist arrivals by 2023 through strategic partnerships with other southern African tourism organisations.CEO of…
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 11:06

#LETSGROWTOURISM: Business analyst projects growth for tourism

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The number of tourists to South Africa is projected to reach an impressive 19.6 million by 2023, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).Therefore, tourism has been identified…
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 11:05

Tourists encouraged to choose conservation

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Travelers can contribute to ethical consumerism by making informed choices, said CEO of Shamwari Private Game Reserve, Jon Cloete.Cloete pointed out that the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) had predicted…
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 11:03

Southern Africa on high alert but no COVID-19 cases reported

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The National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) has reiterated South Africa’s readiness to deal with an outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), highlighting that, to date, no cases of the viral disease…
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 11:01

Four airline giants team up in global partnership

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Four airline giants – Air France, KLM, Delta and Virgin Atlantic – have announced a global partnership to offer more convenient flight schedules and a shared goal of ensuring a…
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 11:52

South Coast launches new app

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In an effort to develop accessibility to all parts of the South Coast in KwaZulu Natal, Ugu South Coast Tourism (USCT) has launched a user-friendly Explore KZN South Coast. CEO of…
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 11:51

New viewing platform for Zim national park

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A new viewing platform/picnic spot is set to open in May in Zimbabwe’s Gonarezhou National Park (GNP).It was designed to create an additional attraction in the park and Chivilila Falls.…
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 11:47

Mpumalanga successfully takes on tourism safety & security

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The Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA), the Kruger Lowveld Chamber of Business and Tourism and the South African Police Service (SAPS) Mpumalanga, have successfully implemented the Joint Provincial Tourism…
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 11:43

African Pride helps to boost digital education in Africa

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Following an upgrade of computers, African Pride investigated ways the equipment could be recycled. Their research led them to the Turing Trust, who recycle IT equipment for the benefit of…
This beautiful property complements the other East African properties and products that we already represent here in the UK travel arena and we are very proud to be working with…
The Cape Town Tourism and the economic sector have welcomed yesterday’s news of additional seasonal service by Virgin Atlantic – between the Mother City and London, Heathrow – noting that…
Friday, 14 February 2020 07:51

New direct Johannesburg-Pemba flight

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LAM Mozambique Airlines is to launch a direct flight between Pemba and Johannesburg, effective March 30th.The flight will depart Johannesburg at 13h00 on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays, arriving in Pemba…
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