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Thursday, 22 September 2011 01:00

Royal Madikwe triumphs at 2011 World Luxury Hotel Awards

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Royal Madikwe, the 5-star safari residence in the North West Province of South Africa, took top honours at the 2011 World Luxury Hotel Awards by clinching the world's best Luxury…
Friday, 09 September 2011 01:00

Safeguarding Big Cats

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Guests staying 4 nights at any one of Great Plains Conservation's camps of Selinda Camp, Zarafa Camp and Duba Plains Camp in Botswana, or Mara Plains Camp and ol Donyo…
Friday, 09 September 2011 01:00

Duba Plains and Selinda Camps at a steal

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Great Plains Conservation camps of Selinda and Duba Plains camps, in a partnership with Wilderness Safaris and Sanctuary Retreats in an offer called the Six Countries Summer Special, are available…
Monday, 05 September 2011 01:00

Serval caught on Video at Umkhumbi Lodge

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We are proud to announce the first sighting of a Serval at Umkhumbi Lodge in Hluhluwe. Servals are reclusive and sightings are very rare, but using the motion sensor night…
Tuesday, 30 August 2011 01:00

Vic Falls reports an upswing in arrivals

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Vic Falls in Zimbabwe is reporting an impressive turn around with a big increase in occupancy levels. According to occupancy records at seven hotels, covering a total of 1 008…
Wednesday, 24 August 2011 01:00

A Bungalow in Bakoven - Perfect for a relaxed beach holiday

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the bugalow - 1 row back from the beach outdoor living open plan lounge dining lounge bedroom 1 bedroom 2 the view Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 Cape Portolios' latest addition…
Wednesday, 24 August 2011 01:00

KZN ten-days, five-ways from £880 per person

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Our Umkhumbi Lodge 'KZN ten-days, five-ways' campaign is a collection of highly affordable selfdrive holidays that celebrate the varied experiences offered in and around northern KwaZulu-Natal. Regional UK departures on…
Renowned for its 5-star safari product, which has just earned it the coveted top spot as the World's Best Hotel in 2011 (Travel + Leisure Awards), Singita Grumeti Reserves has…
Monday, 08 August 2011 01:00

KNP HONOURS RANGERS FOR THEIR HARD WORK

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In a tribute to the Rangers (the living and those who passed on in their line of duty), the Managing Executive of Kruger National Park (KNP), Abe Sibiya handed over…
Thursday, 04 August 2011 01:00

ate set for 2011 SA National Parks Week

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The country's body charged with the management of national parks, South African National Parks (SANParks) will officially launch the 2011 SA National Parks Week (SANPW) in the Wilderness Section of…
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 01:00

Official opening of Ngoma Safari Lodge

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Official opening of Ngoma Safari Lodge The establishment of Ngoma Safari Lodge is proof that with the right resolve, commitment and business discipline, communities can own top-end tourism projects.  Therefore,…
Legacy Hotels and Resorts will be outsourcing their Shuttle Service from OR Tambo International Airport to the Airport Grand Hotel with effect from Thursday 21 July 2011. The shuttle will…
Luxury Representation Collection is delighted to announce its appointment as the UK & Ireland Representative for Shongololo Express.  Shongololo Express began operations in 1995 to provide a very special touring…
Your Africa appoints new sales representation company in the UK Your Africa, one of Tourvest Destination Management's (TDM) flagship brands, has recently appointed Luxury Representation Collection (LRC) as their sales…
Thursday, 21 July 2011 01:00

10 Uses for Dental Floss On Your Travels!

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Many years ago I saw a few tips in the travel section of  TNT Magazine in London about creative uses for dental floss when you are travelling abroad. So I…
Nyala is a Swahili name, from the Zulu ‘Inyala'. Like most antelope Nyala are shy creatures and aren't very comfortable in open-spaces. They tend to only venture into the public…
Great Plains Conservation announces exciting news this week. In its debut on the Travel + Leisure’s World's Best Hotel List, ol Donyo Lodge, set on a private 275,000 acre concession…
Tuesday, 12 July 2011 01:00

Big Cat Conservation and The Last Lions

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It used to be that humans were grouped together into islands that existed in a sea of wilderness. We were surrounded by wilderness and had to carve out our existence…
Donald Schultz has been at Umkhumbi Lodge filming for their Forest Cobra telemetry project. Using telemetry units no bigger than ones finger, they are going to track the movements of…
The country, which has suffered from years of political repression, took first place after seeing a 696.3% increase in spend by British holidaymakers on their Visa cards, from £1.2m in…
Monday, 11 July 2011 01:00

Camp Amalindas new abseiling activity

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Dear all We are pleased to announce that Camp Amalinda has launched abseiling as an add on to the various activities that they offer. For the small added on cost…

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