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Tuesday, 30 October 2018 11:17

Seychelles invigorates destination marketing

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Air Seychelles and the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) held a joint product update on Monday, October 29, at the Saxon Hotel in Johannesburg (Jhb).The update looked at the way forward…
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 11:16

Quad biking and camel rides added in Mambrui, Kenya

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Kola Beach Resorts in Kenya has announced the addition of two new activities for guests to enjoy.Located in Mambrui, north of Malindi, and situated on Golden Beach, guests can now…
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 11:11

Gondwana Collection to open Desert Grace in Namibia

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The Desert Grace, part of the Gondwana Collection Namibia, will open on November 1. Located 60km north of Sesriem, the lodge comprises 20 double rooms and four family units, each with…
SCOT KIRTON SET TO OPEN PROTÉGÉA CASUAL-STYLE RESTAURANT AT LE QUARTIER FRANÇAIS, FRANSCHHOEKOPENING 10 NOVEMBER 2018Franschhoek, the world-renowned and picturesque food and wine capital of South Africa, is abuzz with…
Monday, 29 October 2018 11:27

Challenging culinary convention to drive tourism

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The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference, held at Spier in the Western Cape recently, delegates heard from innovators in the food scene, describing what they are doing to…
Monday, 29 October 2018 11:26

Unlocking tourism growth through innovation

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During The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference, held recently at Spier in the Western Cape, renowned US-based big data specialist, Cathy Huyghe of Enolytics LLC, outlined an approach suggested for…
Monday, 29 October 2018 11:22

Boutique hotel opens in Eswatini

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Emfuleni Lifestyle Boutique Hotel recently opened in Eswatini (Swaziland). Situated in the mountains, 4.8 kilometres from Ezulwini Valley and 10 kilometres from Mbabane.The 16-room hotel is one of the only…
Monday, 29 October 2018 11:20

New hotels to open in Nairobi and Mombasa

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Aleph Hospitality has announced the signing of management agreements for two new hotels in Kenya: the Best Western Plus in the Westlands district of Nairobi, and a three-star hotel in…
Monday, 29 October 2018 11:18

Growing concern as Airbnb gains popularity

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As the travel industry continues to grow, so does the online accommodation booking platform, Airbnb, with two million guests having arrived at listings on Airbnb in South Africa since its…
Friday, 26 October 2018 09:18

Consultors RS Update

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AM Weinberg Boutique Hotel – Windhoek Namibia Am Weinberg Boutique Hotel officially welcome their first guests on the 18th October 2018 and is earning their reputation as “ Windhoek’s finest…
Friday, 26 October 2018 09:15

Consultors RS Update

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AM Weinberg Boutique Hotel – Windhoek Namibia Am Weinberg Boutique Hotel officially welcome their first guests on the 18th October 2018 and is earning their reputation as “ Windhoek’s finest…
Thursday, 25 October 2018 13:46

Amazon announces major new investment into Cape Town

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Cape Town and the Western Cape welcomes Amazon’s announcement today of a significant new investment into the establishment of three data centres in Cape Town.Amazon is one of the world’s…
Thursday, 25 October 2018 12:16

Qatar adds third daily flight to Maldives

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Qatar Airways has added a flight from Doha to the Maldives, taking its total to three daily flights. From October 28, the airline will fly to Malé Velana International Airport…
Thursday, 25 October 2018 12:14

Luxury tented lodge to open near Etosha National Park

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Olupale Lodge is set to open near Namibia’s Etosha National Park next year.The Ministry of Environment and Nuvella Development Marketing Management (NDMM) have signed a 25-year lease with the Iipumbu…
Thursday, 25 October 2018 12:12

Tanzanian government to identify new tourist attractions

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The Government of Tanzania will be indentifying new tourist attractions in the country, with the aim of increasing tourism revenue, according to Prime Minister, Kassim Majaliwa.The Prime Minister made the remarks…
Thursday, 25 October 2018 12:10

New Lake Suites opened at Makokola Retreat, Malawi

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Makokola Retreat, on the south coast of Lake Malawi, has opened its newly built Lake Suites and a luxury Sunset Villa.The 20 new suites  – 10 on the top floor…
Thursday, 25 October 2018 12:09

New SA destination tourism portal launching

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Amadeus Integrated Solutions (a subsidiary of Amadeus IT Group) has stated that there have been bold steps forward in creating a National Tourism Visitor Information System (NTVIS), and Travel and…
Thursday, 25 October 2018 11:47

Link the Masai Mara with Uganda in 2019

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Have you ever wanted to combine a Kenyan safari with gorilla trekking, a boat safari on the Nile, or any other uniquely Ugandan adventure but didn’t really know how?Beginning 1st June 2019, Air Kenya…
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 12:10

Motto By Hilton an innovation in urban destination travel

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Hilton today (October 23) announced the launch of the newest affordable lifestyle brand in its portfolio – Motto By Hilton.As the group approaches its 100th anniversary, the new brand continues to…
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 12:08

Tintswalo launches Simon’s Town villa

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Tintswalo Lodges has opened Tintswalo at Boulders Boutique Villa in Simon’s Town in the Western Cape. Operating on a bed-and-breakfast basis, the villa offers nine double suites as well as…
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 12:04

Acacia Africa targets solo travellers with new tours in 2019

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Acacia Africa is launching seven new tours for 2019, four of which will be overland, with both camping and accommodated options, a popular tour style with solo travellers looking to…
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