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Cape Town is seeing an increase in cruise tourism, as a total of 17 518 people disembarked in the city between October and January 20, from vessels carrying a total…
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 12:01

Visit Knysna appoints new General Manager

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Visit Knysna Tourism Office is pleased to announce that Colleen Durant has been appointed as the new General Manager as of 11 February 2019.Boasting 11 years of industry experience, Durant…
SATOA members and their African partners are invited to join the Spotlight Europe roadshow in March 2019Derek Houston of Houston Travel Marketing & Paddington Tucker of Travel Advance Prague are…
Grand Reef Airport (UTA) in Mutare, 275km east of Harare, is to be expanded into a fully fledged airport.The expansion is expected to expedite the movement of tourists to the…
Monday, 28 January 2019 12:03

New camp to open in North Luangwa National Park, Zambia

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Operated by Remote Africa Safaris, Takwela Camp will open in Zambia’s North Luangwa National Park on July 22. As Remote Africa Safaris operates seasonally between May and November, with different…
Monday, 28 January 2019 12:02

Trends developing in Africa travel

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Tourism is an organic industry, growing and changing as the needs and wants of travellers shift, and service providers adapt their offerings to meet these requirements.“What Wetu sees unfolding in…
Monday, 28 January 2019 12:00

New kids’ club opens at Canonnier, Mauritius

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Canonnier Beachcomber Golf Resort and Spa has launched a new safari-inspired kids’ club.It comprises four themed Bushtec tents: a welcome area and painting space, a media space equipped with television…
Thursday, 24 January 2019 18:18

BUBBLE LODGE & GOLFING ON ILE AUX CERFS ISLAND

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Since December 2017, Ile aux Cerfs is home to a Bubble Lodge located among its lush nature in the heart of a beautiful banyan tree. This new experience offers the…
Thursday, 24 January 2019 18:08

Kenya Airways to launch Rome – Geneva – Nairobi route

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National carrier, Kenya Airways plans to launch flights from Rome to Nairobi and from Geneva to Nairobi on its Boeing 787 Dreamliner four times a week starting in June this…
Thursday, 24 January 2019 18:06

Four Seasons reveals new beach experience in Mauritius

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Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita recently revealed a new beach experience on the island’s east coast, offering exclusive access for resort guests to a picturesque cove on Ile aux…
Thursday, 24 January 2019 18:04

Air Seychelles adds flights over Easter holidays

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Air Seychelles will offer additional flights between Johannesburg and Seychelles in March and April, to increase capacity over the Easter holidays.In addition to the current scheduled services on Tuesdays, Wednesdays,…
Thursday, 24 January 2019 18:02

SA Tourism heads to Turkey to promote destination SA

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On January 30, SA Tourism will host its first ‘Learn SA Roadshow’ in Istanbul, where 11 SA trade partners, including SMMEs, tour operators and accommodation establishments, will have the opportunity…
South Africa recorded 6 852 972 traveller movements at its ports of entry for the period starting December 1, 2018, until January 15, 2019, up from 6 811 510 recorded…
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 11:27

Changes to Blue Train’s Pretoria-Cape Town route

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Effective January 1, The Blue Train’s Pretoria to Cape Town route (and vice versa) is now a two-night journey, instead of one. Further updates from The Blue Train include a…
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 11:26

SA Express gets back on track

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SA Express is making good news.The airline resumed its Cape Town flights to Bloemfontein and Walvis Bay on January 12 and 13, saying this showed the significant progress SA Express…
The MS Queen Elizabeth and the MSC Musica luxury cruise liners docked at Cape Town harbour on Friday, January 18, bringing a wave of economic opportunities to the city’s shores and stimulating tourism.The City's…
As part of efforts to embrace information communication technologies to enhance doing business in Zimbabwe, the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has launched an Online Registration System (ORS) for tourism service…
Friday, 18 January 2019 11:43

Sega Tours - Online booking services

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It is with great pleasure that we are announcing that apart from accommodation and transfers, YOU CAN NOW BOOK THE FOLLOWING SERVICES ONLINE:  EXCURSIONS (in Mauritius)  CHAUFFEUR-DRIVEN CAR HIRE (in Mauritius)  OPTIONAL GUIDE…
Thursday, 17 January 2019 12:35

Romantic getaways in KwaZulu Natal

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Clients looking for a more cost-effective Valentine’s getaway will fall in love with KwaZulu Natal’s hidden gems, according to Phindile Makwakwa, acting CEO of Tourism KZN.“The Midlands Meander is positioned as…
Thursday, 17 January 2019 12:34

Shearwater adds more Zambezi cruises

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Shearwater Adventures is set to add early-morning and mid-morning cruises on the Zambezi River, complementing its popular sunset cruise, as part of its expansion drive for 2019, says spokesperson, Clement Mukwasi.Late…
Thursday, 17 January 2019 12:33

Governors’ Camp Collection completes property refurbs

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Governors’ Camp Collection completed upgrades to two of its Kenyan properties – Loldia House in Naivasha and Governors’ IL Moran Camp in the Masai Mara – near the end of…
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