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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…
Monday, 15 April 2019 12:46

New bicycle tour in Victoria Falls

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Wild Horizons has launched a new bicycle tour in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.Guests will be able to travel by bicycle through some of the most picturesque and unique parts of the…
Monday, 15 April 2019 08:33

The Secret is out – at Beverley Hills hotel

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The Beverly Hills, an iconic, landmark hotel in uMhlanga, has launched ‘The Secret Garden’ – an exciting new venue space in the neighbouring property, which is owned by Tsogo Sun,…
Thursday, 11 April 2019 12:46

More capacity for Limpopo private reserve

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Sebatana Private Reserve will commence work on building a fourth lodge in June.Situated in the Western Cape’s Waterberg, the private reserve provides guest with exceptional wildlife experiences in South Africa,…
Thursday, 11 April 2019 12:43

African Bush Camps opens new camp in Mana Pools

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African Bush Camps has added Nyamatusi Camp to its Mana Pools portfolio. Located in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe, the camp welcomed its first guests on April 1.With uninterrupted views…
Thursday, 11 April 2019 12:41

Kenya to inaugurate seventh UNESCO World Heritage Site

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Kenya is to inaugurate the Thimlich Ohinga archaeological landmark as its seventh UNESCO world heritage site on April 18 in a bid to boost tourism to the area. Located approximately…
‘’Bleisure’’ tourism, the practice of combining business travel and leisure travel into one trip, is the focus of Tourism KwaZulu-Natal (TKZN) at the World Travel Market Africa (WTM Africa) being…
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 12:58

Hot-air balloon safari in Okavango Delta

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From April 1 to October 7, Wilderness Safaris’ Vumbura Plains and Little Vumbura camps in Botswana’s Okavango Delta will offer guests a unique hot-air balloon safari, drifting over the 60 000-hectare…
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 12:56

Aha hotel in Knysna shares SA culinary heritage

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Visitors to Knysna in the Western Cape can now experience South Africa’s rich culinary heritage in The Rex Hotel’s newly-renovated O Bar & Eatery.Aha The Rex Hotel recently completed renovations…
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 12:54

Take a five-day yoga retreat in Kenya

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From September 1 to 6, The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille in northern Kenya’s Laikipia region will host a yoga week for guests at the safari lodge.The five-night retreat, facilitated by…
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