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Tuesday, 09 April 2019 13:04

New Lodge opens in Bulawayo

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Cycad Lodge has recently opened in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.The nine-room lodge, which can accommodate a maximum of 20 people, is located in Morningside.Each room has a mini bar, flat-screen television, modern…
Tuesday, 09 April 2019 13:01

Tanzania’s Namiri Plains undergoes upgrade

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Namiri Plains, on the Ngare Nanyuki River in the eastern Serengeti, will relaunch later this year following upgrades to its accommodation and experience offerings.New decks and viewing areas will be…
Tuesday, 09 April 2019 12:59

Zim to open tourism offices in China

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The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) will open tourism offices in Shanghai and Beijing before the end of the third quarter this year.The Minister of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Prisca Mupfumira says…
Tuesday, 09 April 2019 12:55

South Africa begins rolling out e-visas

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Visitors from New Zealand will now be able to apply for, process and print their visas for South Africa at home.South Africa’s first ever e-visas will be issued in New…
The Maasai Trails in Kenya’s Loita Hills, has opened its refurbished Enairebuk Airstrip, making transfers to the walking base quicker and easier.Passengers can charter flights in Nairobi from Jomo Kenyatta…
Monday, 08 April 2019 13:20

Join the Garden Route Walking Festival

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Visitors to the Garden Route over the Easter weekend will be able to join the Hi-Tec Garden Route Walking Festival, an annual hiking event for the whole family.The biggest walking…
Monday, 08 April 2019 13:03

Gondwana adds two Namibian properties to portfolio

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Gondwana Collection will add two Namibian lodges to its product range from May 1: the well-known Palmwag Lodge, and Omarunga Lodge.Palmwag is the gateway to the sparsely populated Kaokoland and…
Monday, 08 April 2019 13:00

Cape Town airport expansion ready for take-off

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Tenders are due to go out soon for the R7bn (€441m) expansion of Cape Town International Airport, with construction scheduled to start in February next year and completion due in…
A truly unique and luxurious safari experience arrives with the introduction of Saseka Tented Camp, the latest addition to the Thornybush Luxury Game Lodge Collection, set within  "Big Five" Thornybush Nature Reserve,…
Monday, 08 April 2019 10:56


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TSESSABE LTD HAS HAD SOME CHANGES OVER THE LAST FEW MONTHS - SOME NEW CLIENTS!We are very pleased to announce that we will now be doing the UK marketing for:AURIC…
Thursday, 04 April 2019 13:50

Three new camps to open in Zimbabwe

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Gonarezhou Conservation Trust (GCT) is set to open three new traditionally built camps in Gonarezhou National Park next month, in Zimbabwe’s Masvingo province.The GCT is a new model for protected area management…
SA’s Department of Tourism has opened applications for funding to all eligible tourism businesses.Applications for the Tourism Transformation Fund (TTF) and the Green Tourism Incentive Programme (GTIP) will be open…
Thursday, 04 April 2019 13:46

SAA increases non-stop charter flights to Maldives

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SAA has launched 24 additional non-stop charter flights from Johannesburg to the Maldives between April and October this year.The decision is part of the airline’s turnaround strategy, says SAA Spokesperson, Tlali…
Singita Sasakwa Lodge set within Singita’s 350 000-acre private reserves in northern Tanzania, is adding an expansive new suite which opens on June 1.Singita Sasakwa Lodge forms part of the…
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 13:35

The Ant Collection joined the Ethos family

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Ethos is delighted to confirm that The Ant Collection has joined its portfolio as of 1 April 2019.  The Ant Collection includes two beautiful bush homes namely Ant's Nest and Ant's…
It is no coincidence that our birthdays are the same. For it was this very birth of the new democratic Rainbow Nation that inspired Alison Whitfield to resign from South…
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 12:40


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Siya is one of The Blue Train’s two Train Managers. Bongi is the Train Manager on Train Set 2. Siya is known for his infectious smile and is incredibly passionate…
Tuesday, 02 April 2019 13:07

Zim lodge and eatery close for renovations

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Halfway House, in Zimbabwe’s Manicaland province, is undergoing a full refurbishment that will see the lodge close until the second quarter of this year.The renovations, which commenced in early March,…
Tuesday, 02 April 2019 13:04

More capacity for Nairobi’s five-star Sankara hotel

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Sankara Nairobi has completed construction of its new wing, which includes 11 rooms and a presidential suite.The rooms have wood-panelled walls and marble bathrooms. The presidential suite, situated on the…
Tuesday, 02 April 2019 12:59

Three undersold destinations brimming with activities

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Outside of the popular Cape Town and Kruger circuit, South Africa has plenty to offer for families. Tessa Reed looks at the Garden Route, Richards Bay and the Whale Coast as alternative…
Tuesday, 02 April 2019 12:57

KZN’s Riverside Hotel goes independent

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The Riverside Hotel in Durban, KwaZulu Natal, has decided to operate independently after 20 years, breaking away from operating as part of the Three Cities Group and, more recently, aha.The…
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