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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…
While previously the realm of discerning ladies, more and more men continue to discover just how enjoyable a spa day can be. Indeed, almost half the men in the UK…
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 12:00

ROYAL MADIKWE

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Ethos is delighted to have been appointed UK representatives for The Royal Madikwe, an exclusive family owned safari lodge in South Africa’s North West province from 1 October 2018. A…
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 12:11

Chikunto Safaris opens in South Luangwa

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Inspirational Places has added a new property to its portfolio. Chikunto Safaris in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park, which opened earlier this year, will be marketed by Inspirational Places.The property opened in…
Kenya’s low-cost carrier, Jambojet, is increasing flight frequencies to the country’s coastal tourist destinations, in response to rising demand in both domestic and international markets for additional capacity over the…
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 12:07

TUI Fly launches flights to Mombasa

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European charter airline, TUI Fly, is adding two flights to Mombasa, Kenya. The news was announced by Kenya’s Minister of Tourism, Najib Balala at the opening of the 79th annual Skål Congress in Mombasa last…
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 12:06

ZTA showcases Zim to Jamaican trade

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UK-based organisation Starlight Global, recently conducted a familiarisation tour of 35 Jamaican tourism players to Zimbabwe, in collaboration with the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA).The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of…
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 12:05

Emirates adds seasonal flights to Durban

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Emirates will increase flights between Durban and Dubai over the festive season on selected dates.All inbound flights will use EK2535 and outbound flights will use flight number EK2536. The flight…

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