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Thursday, 12 September 2019 06:00

Seychelles trade partners look to Israeli market

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The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) and trade partners will target the Israeli market with a two-day event in Tel Aviv.The initiative was prompted by the STB with the aim of…
Thursday, 12 September 2019 05:58

Samara introduces new safari experience

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Samara Private Game Reserve in South Africa’s Eastern Cape has added fly camping to its safari activities.This new experience lets guests explore the 28 330-hectare wilderness on foot before spending the…
Friday, 06 September 2019 15:31

Lupita Island joins Tsessabe's East African Clients

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Tessa Bott the MD of Tsessabe LTD is very excited and proud to anounce that we are now marketing Lupita Island  - a Private Island in Lake Tanganyika.Lupita Island has…
Having realised the potential she had to influence a generation of young minds into thoughtful and well-rounded human beings, business owner Devina Dawkinun opened Gemkids at Suncoast Casino in Durban. Going beyond…
Thursday, 05 September 2019 12:36

Tourists not the target of SA unrest

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Civil unrest in certain parts of South Africa is not affecting tourists or tourist sites.Violent protests have flared up over the past two days, affecting foreign national business owners in…
Thursday, 05 September 2019 12:35

Lemala Mara to open month early due to migration patterns

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Lemala Camps and Lodges says Lemala Mara will open from June 1, 2020, a month earlier than normal.The company says this is due to the current patterns of the Great…
Thursday, 05 September 2019 12:34

Germany donates millions to Namibia

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The German government has donated N$169 million (€10 million) to improve infrastructure and to fight the drought in the Kavango East region in Namibia’s Bwabwata National Park.Germany's Minister of Economic…
Thursday, 05 September 2019 12:32

South African Tourism meets with Riyadh travel partners

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South African Tourism’s Middle East, India and South-East Asia (MEISEA) hub recently concluded a visit to the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh, where they met key travel partners.The engagements come after…
Wednesday, 04 September 2019 12:51

Ethiopian Airlines to increase China, Japan services

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Ethiopian Airlines plans to increase the frequency of its flights between its African hub and Chinese cities and plans to launch direct flights between Addis Ababa and Tokyo, says CEO, Tewolde…
Wednesday, 04 September 2019 12:50

&Beyond suspends bush walks at two Kenya camps

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Due to the official Kenyan firearms policy, which is under review, guides at & Beyond’s Kichwa Tembo and Bateleur Camp in the Maasai Mara are currently unable to carry firearms…
Wednesday, 04 September 2019 12:49

Houseboat ready for relaunch at Kariba

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The Makulu houseboat is set to relaunch next month in the Kariba Dam, Zimbabwe.It will now be under new management after Makulu House Boats recently bought the boat from Makulu House Boat…
Wednesday, 04 September 2019 12:47

SA Tourism and TBCSA Roadshow moves to the UK

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Following a successful visit to the Central European markets, the stakeholder engagement roadshow involving South African Tourism and the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA), moves to the UK this…
Wednesday, 04 September 2019 12:46

New tented camp to open in Serengeti

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Nasikia Camps is set to open a new tented safari camp, Kusini Kopjes Kambi, in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park next year.The 12 tented suites include a honeymoon suite. The suites…
Monday, 02 September 2019 13:00

New tents for Camp Zebra, Tanzania

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Camp Zebra, in the Tanzania Northern Safari circuit, is a seasonal mobile camp that shadows the great wildebeest migration, has acquired new accommodation tents.The tents, which will be in service…
Monday, 02 September 2019 12:58

Singita Malilangwe House reopens

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The Singita Malilangwe House in southeast Zimbabwe has reopened following a redesign.The property is a sole-use five-bedroom villa perched on a rocky outcrop in the private and remote Malilangwe Wildlife…
Monday, 02 September 2019 12:42

Abseiling at Vic Falls to resume next month

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Abseil Victoria Falls (AFV) will resume abseiling next month in the Batoka Gorge, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.AFV says the activity was suspended early this year due to high water levels in…
Monday, 02 September 2019 12:40

New cruise terminal to boost tourism, jobs in SA

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MSC Cruises will begin breaking ground on the 4 516-sqm Durban Cruise Terminal in November, says MD of MSC Cruises South Africa, Ross Volk.This was confirmed at an exclusive media launch held at…
Thursday, 29 August 2019 15:26

Sovereign House - a Right Royal Retreat!

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Royal Madikwe is delighted to introduce its much-anticipated Sovereign House - its brand new “home from home” in South Africa’s popular Madikwe Game Reserve. Malaria-free and teeming with all of…
Thursday, 29 August 2019 15:22

Kambaku Joins the Ethos Family

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Ethos is delighted to have been appointed UK representatives for Kambaku Lodges from 1 September 2019. Owned and managed by Bryce and Nicola, Kambaku comprises Kambaku Safari Lodge and Kambaku…
Thursday, 29 August 2019 15:19

Be Sure to Tune in...

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Don’t miss Channel 5 (UK) on Friday night at 8pm! The World’s Most Luxurious Trains’ first hour-long episode will focus on The Blue Train - South Africa So proud of…
Thursday, 29 August 2019 12:49

Uganda Airlines takes off

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Uganda Airlines has finally resumed operations after an 18-year hiatus.The inaugural flight to Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport took off from Entebbe International Airport on August 27, with technical officers,…
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