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Monday, 10 December 2018 12:15

Zim, Turkey to sign MoU to promote tourism

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Zimbabwe and Turkey are set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Travel Turkey Izmir Fair (TTIF), due to take place from December 6 to 8 in Izmir,…
The Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA), together with Bushbuckridge Local Municipality and the Bushbuckridge Local Tourism Organisation, launched the Bushbuckridge Marula Cultural Route on November 22.The launch showcased all…
The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) organised customer care workshops in the country between November 28 and December 7, with the aim of improving service delivery standard in the hospitality sector.The…
Friday, 07 December 2018 05:52

Getting to know…Safari Suite

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We recently unveiled our brand new Safari Suite and Safari Room at Safari Lodge, which is the perfect hideaway for up to four guests. Not only are the two rooms…
Friday, 07 December 2018 05:50

Ken-ya feel the love tonight?

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It’s hard to beat your wedding day…but what better way to start married life than heading off on safari? Victoria and her husband Josh headed to Mahali Mzuri for the…
Friday, 07 December 2018 05:48

Mont Rochelle joins Pack for a Purpose

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We are pleased to announce that Mont Rochelle is now a proud member of Pack for a Purpose, joining Kasbah Tamadot, Ulusaba, Necker Island and Mahali Mzuri. It’s a fantastic…
Thursday, 06 December 2018 12:57

New cycle route to launch in the Western Cape

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Provincial Minister of Economic Opportunities, Beverley Schäfer, will launch the fourth route in the Western Cape Government’s Cape Cycle Routes network in Swellendam on Monday, December 10.The Overberg Meander is a…
Thursday, 06 December 2018 12:56

AC Hotels by Marriott opens first hotel in Africa

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Marriott International’s European-inspired brand, AC Hotels by Marriott, has opened AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront, marking the debut of the brand in Africa.Owned and developed by the Amdec Group, the hotel…
Thursday, 06 December 2018 12:55

Beachcomber grows offerings for young guests

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The Canonnier Beachcomber Golf Resort & Spa in Mauritius has a new space at the Kids’ Club, designed for children from the ages of three to 11 and has also…
Thursday, 06 December 2018 12:53

Safari Air expands fleet

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According to Stuart Parker, Desert & Delta’s Business Development Manager, the new aircraft will improve the tourist experience when being transferred between camps. Guests will be able to view game and…
We are proud to announce that we have been awarded South Africa’s Leading Tour Operator in the World Travel Awards held in Durban recently. The 2018 World Travel Awards, in…
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 12:02

Blue Train Winter Warmer announced

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The Blue Train’s Winter Warmer Book a trip on board Africa’s Leading Luxury Train between now and 28 Feb 2019 for travel in South Africa’s Winter season (May, June & July)…
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 11:40

People on the move: Acsa appoints Acting CEO

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The Board of Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) appointed Bongiwe Mbomvu as Acting CEO on November 28.The Board resolved to appoint an Acting CEO while it is engaged in the process of…
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 11:39

New hotel to open in Namibia

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Habitas plans to open its first hotel in Africa.The new hotel will be situated in Namibia, about an hour’s drive from Hosea Kutako International Airport.Oliver Ripley, CEO of Habitas, revealed…
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 11:37

Johannesburg, still Africa’s most popular city

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Johannesburg in South Africa has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index, released on…
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 11:33

Wilderness Safaris launches Bush Buddy service in Zambezi

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Wilderness Safaris has introduced its family-friendly Bush Buddy service to camps in Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe.The complimentary service pairs children with a dedicated and trained mentor, for the duration of…
On Friday November 23, The Blue Train launched its new brand repositioning, the first in over 20 years, augmenting the brand to meet the evolving needs of the discerning traveller,…
Lufthansa has introduced the Airbus A350-900 to its South African network, with the first flight from Munich landing in Cape Town on December 2.This is the first time the aircraft…
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 11:32

‘Co-opetition’ key to MICE success in Africa

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Meetings, conferences and conventions attract one million international delegates to South Africa annually, says Amanda Kotze-Nhlapo, Chief Convention Bureau Officer for the South African National Convention Bureau.Speaking at IBTM World 2018…
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 11:29

Johannesburg welcomes urban tourism in city centre

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Hillbrow, a suburb in the heart of the Johannesburg CBD, is emerging as an attractive tourist destination for visitors.Once a hub for entertainment and the trendiest celebrities and visitors, Hillbrow…
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 11:24

Durban, South Africa, the place to meet in 2019

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The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) will, for the first time, host its Association Meeting Programme (AMP) in Durban next year.The AMP will take place at the Durban International…

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