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Wilderness Safaris has announced the rebuild and complete reinvention of Jao Camp in the Okavango Delta, Botswana, set to open on June 1, as well as the introduction of the…
Monday, 03 December 2018 11:47

SA border control system to save passengers time

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A R20m (€1.3m) automatic border control system is going live at Cape Town International Airport in March next year and, once functioning effectively, will be rolled out at OR Tambo…
Monday, 03 December 2018 11:45

&Beyond to open new lodge in Sabi Sand Game Reserve

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&Beyond Tengile River Lodge is set to open in South Africa’s Sabi Sand Game Reserve in the last few weeks of 2018.The lodge offers nine spacious air-conditioned suites, all en-suite…
Monday, 03 December 2018 11:38

New children’s club at Ol Tukai Lodge Amboseli

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Ol Tukai Lodge Amboseli in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park, has opened a new adventure club for children of all ages, EleFun Club.The club engages with children in a myriad of…
The President of Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi said that culture and tourism are complementary of one another, and that the country must take advantage of its potential to boost development, aiming to be…
Thursday, 29 November 2018 11:26

Magical Kenya Travel Expo 2018 records 25% growth

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The Magical Kenya Travel Expo (MKTE) 2018, which took place from October 3-5, saw overall attendance increase by 25% compared with last year. All categories showed significant growth with regard…
Thursday, 29 November 2018 11:24

New tented camp opens in Tarangire National Park

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Corfield Camps opened in Tarangire National Park in Tanzania earlier this year.The camp, run by Tim and Roger Corfield, is a guide-centric camp, allowing guides who accompany guests to stay free of charge.Corfield…
Thursday, 29 November 2018 11:21

Kalahari Bushman experience opens for tourists

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The Khomani San are one of the oldest African tribes, and Boesmanrus in the Northern Cape’s Kalahari Desert, near the Kgalagadi National Park, is offering travellers the opportunity to immerse…
Thursday, 29 November 2018 11:17

Destinate launches new travel portfolio

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Destination marketer, Destinate, has launched its own travel portfolio, Destinate Travel, consisting of uniquely packaged travel experiences, says Founder, Mariette du Toit-Helmbold.She says Destinate Travel caters for “the conscious traveller who…
Thursday, 29 November 2018 11:13

Interactive map: Mauritius tourist arrivals steady

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Tourist arrivals to Mauritius remain stable, with 1 109 118 arrivals between January and October this year, translating into a 4.2% increase compared with the same period last year. Europe…
RwandAir has announced that between 28 November 2018 and 14 January 2019, it will be introducing the Airbus A330-200 to support an additional 88 seats per flight in a response…
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 12:04

Tidal pools in Cape Town receive major upgrades

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The City of Cape Town’s Recreation and Parks Department has completed a multimillion-rand upgrade to the Glencairn and Soetwater tidal pools. It is part of a series of coastal improvements…
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 12:02

Garden Route Game Lodge expands

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The culmination of three years of planning has resulted in the Garden Route Game Lodge expanding toward the Gouritz River – an 11km extension of its borders.The extended area falls…
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 11:56

Fastjet to sell Tanzanian operation

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Fasjet PLC has announced that it has entered into a conditional share sale agreement with local management in Tanzania regarding the sale of the Company’s interest in the holding company…
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 11:53

Walk back in time with Cottar’s new Kenya itinerary

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To celebrate Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp’s 100th anniversary next year, the Cottar family have put together a new adventurous itinerary through Kenya.The Walk Back in Time itinerary is a 13-night…
Kenya Airways’ revamped Karibu Premium Services came into effect on Monday, November 26, offering a seamless meet-and-greet service that makes using the airport easy, quick and stress free, with the…
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 11:18

Introducing Asilia Adventures in East Africa

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Offering hand-crafted exclusive two-to seven-day experiences in East Africa, the recently launched Asilia Adventures provides tailor-made itineraries from multi-day safaris, off-the-beaten-track fishing excursions, horseback rides, and authentic cultural interactions.Asilia Adventures…
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 11:17

New luxury tented camp to open in Namib desert

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Zannier Hotels will open a new luxury tented camp, Sonop, in the Namib Desert next year. The camp will be its second property, following the opening of the group’s first…
Over the past weekend, hundreds of cyclists descended on Swellendam in the Western Cape for the 26th Coronation Double Century (CDC), contributing towards the province’s tourism sector and economy.The 202-kilometre race…
Monday, 26 November 2018 13:31

MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa Newsletter

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NOW WITH MORE VIEWS Whether it’s the parrot-fish perspectives or that ageless feeling of discovery, anchoring off isolated islands and remote reefs, we’d usually agree that the best way to…
Thursday, 22 November 2018 11:47

ACACIA AFRICA OFFERS BLACK FRIDAY SPECIALS

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Acacia Africa’s Black Friday sale – 23 November 2018 – offers special discounts on selected 2019 tours including 30% off selected Camping Overland Tours and a 20% saving on the…
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