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This summer it is easier than ever to experience the magic of a Kenyan Safari at Mahali Mzuri, Sir Richard Branson’s 12-tented luxury safari camp located in Kenya’s Olare Motorogi…
Monday, 06 June 2016 11:02

Conservation Tourism with Saba Douglas-Hamilton

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In May, we caught up with Saba during her time in the UK as she told us all about Elephant Watch Camp’s approach to conservation and what’s next for Samburu.…
The movie star posted this video on his Twitter page whilst on a visit to South Africa.  The actor implored people to stop killing the animals for ivory and "take…
Thursday, 02 June 2016 15:42

Africa Tourist Arrivals to Grow 5 Percent

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Tourist arrivals in Africa will this year grow by between two and five percent after dropping three percent in 2015 to 53 million, said UNWTO. Africa's share of the global…
Starting this year in December, the airline will resume the Frankfurt-Cape Town route The three-times-a-week Lufthansa service between Frankfurt and Cape Town is scheduled to commence in December The port city on South Africa’s southwest coast…
New luxury lodge, Ulubisi House, in the Gondwana Game Reserve on the Garden Route in the Western Cape,  has opened its doors. Imaginea luxuriously spacious and stylish African villa with…
Everything is on track to open the Two Oceans Aquarium’s new large-scale exhibit in the middle of this month. The exhibit has been under construction since January 2014 and is situated…
Zimbabwe is seeking support from its neighbours to be allowed to engage in international trade in ivory and will not burn its 70 tonnes of ivory stocks as Kenya did…
Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has asked government to consider reducing the tourism visa fees from US$100 charged per tourist to US$50 to match other East African countries and attract more…
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Tracker dogs trained by Denel are having increasing success in curbing the smuggling of rhino horn and ivory in the Kruger National Park.Six tracker dog teams consisting of dogs and…
As one of the New7Wonders of Nature, the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway attracts thousands of visitors to Cape Town each year. To keep the Cableway running safely and efficiently, it…
Friday, 27 May 2016 08:30

Zimbabwe Tourism in Remarkable Recovery

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Zimbabwe's tourism is now leading in sectoral growth with a 11 percent contribution to Gross Domestic Product, displaying remarkable recovery, a Cabinet Minister has said. Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister…
Thursday, 26 May 2016 16:03

SAA adds additional flight to Mauritius

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SAA will be adding an additional flight on a Wednesday, bringing the route to double dailies on four days of the week (Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday) growing the route…
Kenya expects tourist arrivals to jump by a third this year to 1.6 million as Western governments lift warnings against travel to the East African nation, the Kenya Tourism Board…
Uganda Tourism will launch their first ever marketing campaign in the UK through the sponsorship of the world-renowned Nat Geo Wild channel next month. Uganda Tourism will sponsor all programming…
The R17-million (£744 000) planned upgrade of the Tsitsikamma section of the Garden Route National Park, in the Eastern Cape South Africa, will get under way next week, starting at…
Monday, 23 May 2016 16:20

Mauritius to host World Club 10s Rugby

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THE WORLD CLUB 10’S IS AN 8-TEAM, 10-ASIDE INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT FEATURING LEADING PROFESSIONAL CLUBS FROM AROUND THE WORLD. The tournament is being held on the beautiful island of Mauritius and will feature clubs…
As the Zika virus is expected to spread to Europe this summer, The World Health Organization has released a list with countries at risk. Global health officials have urged for…
Friday, 20 May 2016 09:11

EgyptAir flight MS804 crashes in Mediterranean

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*** Update: 13:13hrs GMT ***   The Greek defence minister, Panos Kammenos, said Egyptian authorities have said they have spotted a body part, two seats and suitcases in search for…
Thursday, 19 May 2016 16:16

Uganda set to be re-launched in the UK

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Africa destination specialists, KAMAGEO, are set to launch an integrated marketing and representation campaign on behalf of Uganda to increase tourism to the country, by showcasing the vast range of…

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