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Wednesday, 09 January 2019 12:09

Three reasons why Botswana should be on your bucketlist

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Few countries in Southern Africa can match Botswana for sheer beauty. Blessed with diverse wildlife and a mindblowing natural landscape, Botswana ought to be on everyone's bucketlist.Here are a few…
Wednesday, 09 January 2019 12:07

SAA boosts Washington services

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SAA will increase frequencies between Washington DC’s Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) via Accra’s Kotoka International Airport (ACC) to five flights a week, starting…
Wednesday, 09 January 2019 12:04

New adventure activity in Western Cape’s Elgin Valley

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The adventure team at Cape Canopy Tours has introduced Cape Segways, one of the latest adventure activities on offer in the Elgin Valley, Western Cape. It is less than an…
Wednesday, 09 January 2019 12:02

Kenyan resort adds new room for physically-challenged guests

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The Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf Resort in Naivasha, Kenya, has added a new room, especially designed for physically challenged guests, ensuring their utmost comfort.The room is situated on…
Wednesday, 09 January 2019 11:57

Private Safaris announces DMC partnership in North America

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Private Safaris has announced a new partnership with Trumarketing, effective January 1.Trumarketing, led by Gabriella Ribeiro, markets a large portfolio of companies across the Americas, and will be promoting Private Safaris…
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 12:10

Sega Tours extends their 2018/19 transfer rates

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As we are already receiving a lot of bookings for 2019/20, we have great pleasure in informing you that we have decided to extend our 2018/19 transfer rates up to the…
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 12:05

Ethiopian Airlines introduces self check-in

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Ethiopian Airlines has fully implemented its self-check-in service at Addis Ababa International Airport, enabling passengers to check in using their mobile device and thus avoid queues at the airport.The initiative…
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 12:04

Sanctuary Retreats transforms Ngorongoro Crater camp

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Sanctuary Retreats recently transformed Sanctuary Ngorongoro Crater Camp, situated on the edge of the Unesco World Heritage Site in Tanzania.The camp is located in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, in the…
The City of Cape Town is encouraging both visitors and locals to explore the city’s many lesser-known tourism gems.Newly appointed Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Opportunities and Asset Management, Alderman James…
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 11:56

Okavango Delta luxury tented camp closes for refurb

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Ker & Downey Botswana’s luxury tented camp, Camp Kanana, is undergoing a refurb, expected to be completed on March 1.The camp, on the Xudum River in the southwest of the…
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 12:38

New Govt-Industry Partnership to boost SA’s Tourism Sector

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In what has been dubbed an unprecedented alliance, key stakeholders in South Africa's travel and tourism sector are partnering with Amadeus IT Group and South Africa's Department of Tourism in…
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 12:28

Tourvest Destination Management broadens regional footprint

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In line with their strategy to expand their African footprint, Tourvest Destination Management has acquired Mozambique Voyages, a DMC specializing in both self-drive and tailor-made holidays in Mozambique.Martijn Mellaart, owner of Mozambique Voyages; said, "I am extremely excited about this…
National Geographic Traveller, one of the world’s leading travel magazines, has listed Zimbabwe as one of the 19 must-see destinations in the world in 2019.Zimbabwe was placed at number nine,…
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 12:23

Emirates is making Christmas special this festive season

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South African travellers on Emirates can looking forward to celebrating Christmas joy at 40,000 ft. this December with a delicious festive menu and nostalgic holiday films on board. The most popular holiday destinations for…
Monday, 17 December 2018 12:27

New apartment accommodation opens in Nairobi

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The Palacina Collection in Nairobi has launched new Kitchenette Studios to complement the group’s hotel apartments.The Kitchenette accommodation features complete kitchens and is available on a bed-only or bed-and-breakfast basis.Amenities…
Monday, 17 December 2018 12:25

Upgraded villas reopen in SA’s North West Province

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After an extensive refurbishment, 20 Executive Villas at the Mmabatho Palms in Mahikeng, North West have been reopened.The villas have a newly renovated full bathroom, new carpets, curtains, bedding and…
Monday, 17 December 2018 12:23

South Africa: something for everyone

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South Africa is a melting pot of destinations, attractions and experiences for tourists visiting the country from abroad. A definitive ‘bucket list’ cannot be put together, as SA is a…
In line with its strategy to expand its African footprint, Tourvest Destination Management has acquired Mozambique Voyages, a DMC specialising in both self-drive and tailor-made holidays in Mozambique.Martijn Mellaart, Owner…
Monday, 17 December 2018 12:21

SA Tourism CEO joins UNWTO Advisory Board

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CEO of SA Tourism, Sisa Ntshona, has accepted an invitation by the World Tourism Organisation to join the Advisory Board of its UNWTO.QUEST programme – a certification system for Destination Management…
The National Tourism Visitor Information System (NTVIS) and the Travel and Tourism Excellence Training Academy are set to start operations in January.This unprecedented alliance between key stakeholders in SA’s private…
Thursday, 13 December 2018 12:41

Business tourism, a proven success for the Western Cape

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The Western Cape’s Minister of Economic Opportunities, Beverley Schäfer, has applauded the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) for yet another successful year, following its Annual General Meeting which was held…
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