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Qatar Airways has become the first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of illegal wildlife trafficking in aviation.The Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) assessment was developed by…
Tuesday, 04 June 2019 12:16

New property opens in Blue Crane reserve

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Brahman Hills in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands has opened the new Springholm property.Springholm is 4.5km from Brahman Hills in the Blue Crane Nature Reserve and has seven fully furnished cottages…
Tuesday, 04 June 2019 12:15

Lodge launches helicopter rides in Linyati

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To coincide with the reopening of King’s Pool Camp on June 16, Wilderness Safaris, in partnership with Helicopter Horizons, will introduce scenic helicopter flights from all its camps in Botswana’s…
Tuesday, 04 June 2019 12:12

New bank notes for Kenya

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The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has released its new-generation banknotes as a part of measures to curb fraud and money laundering.The notes were unveiled by CBK Governor Patrick Njoroge during the…
Springbok Atlas Tours & Safaris are proud supporters of rhino conservation in Southern Africa!We particularly support the Chipembere Rhino Foundation in South Africa through The Rhino Ride initiative which encourages…
The Maldives has seen arrivals in the first quarter of 2019 growing by 15% year-on-year, reaching a 15-year high in April with 190 713 tourists visiting the islands. This is compared…
EcoTraining, South Africa’s largest and oldest safari guide and wildlife training organisation, will offer the Field Guide Association of Southern Africa’s (FGASA) level 1 (NQF 2) accredited Field Guide qualification…
Monday, 03 June 2019 12:56

World Tourism Conference heads to Joburg

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The World Tourism Conference, hosted by the African Tourism Association and SA Tourism, will be held in Johannesburg from July 22 to 26.The conference will focus on creative industries, innovative…
Monday, 03 June 2019 12:53

New lodge to open in Vic Falls

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Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe will see a new lodge opening in April 2020.Pioneers, Victoria Falls, is currently under construction and is situated in the residential suburbs of Victoria Falls, 2km…
Thursday, 30 May 2019 12:40

Hotel fund launches new boutique hotel brand

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Lucid Ventures, an R350 million (€21,82m) Cape Town-based hotel fund, has announced the launch of a new boutique hotel brand called Home* Suite Hotels.The first hotel, Bristol Rosebank, has already…
Thursday, 30 May 2019 12:38

Canopy by Hilton set to debut in Africa

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Hilton has signed a management agreement with Growthpoint Properties, South Africa’s largest real estate investment trust, to open a hotel under its lifestyle Canopy by Hilton brand.The 150-guestroom Canopy by…
Tickets n Tour, a tourism booking platform, acquired Special Tours – one of SA’s leading local tour websites – on May 28, effectively entering the international market.The acquisition was made…
The Radisson Hotel Group aims to add a further 50 hotels to Africa by 2022, as part of its African development strategy.This was announced at the 2019 Indian Ocean Hotel…
Thursday, 30 May 2019 12:30

New tourism minister announced for South Africa

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Mmamoloko ‘Nkhensani’ Kubayi-Ngubane has been announced as South Africa’s Minister of Tourism.Previously Minister of Science and Technology, Kubayi-Ngubane succeeds Minister Derek Hanekom; and is deputised by Fish Mahlalela as Deputy Minister of Tourism.In his…
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 12:38

W Cape launches new township Curated Routes

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The Western Cape will launch a set of Curated Routes in Khayelitsha township, an initiative conceptualised and implemented by Cape Town Tourism.Khayelitsha is a community that is rich in culture,…
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 12:37

Family getaway at Gondwana Family Lodge

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A family getaway experience has been launched at Gondwana Family Lodge by Sanbona Wildlife Reserve – which is situated near Montagu in the heart of the Little Karoo, a three-hour…
African Sun Hotels started on a €9.8m refurbishment programme in 2018 for its various hotels. Major works already completed include the installation of guest lifts in Holiday Inn Harare, Holiday…
A 61-storey luxury residential hotel is set to be built in Watamu Kilifi County, once final approval has been given by the National Environmental Management Authority.The hotel will be funded…
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 13:36

New luxury lodge opens in Uganda

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Nile Safari Lodge, a new luxury lodge on the shores of the River Nile River in the north-west of Uganda, will open in August.The lodge is near Murchison Falls National…
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 13:35

Five Mozambique day tours to start selling

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Mozambique is a destination that offers diverse experiences and attractions for tourists, taking them on journeys through the country’s history, culture, gastronomy, art, and many other tourist attractions. Here are…
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 13:33

Car-rental apps that clients should be aware of

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Information technology is becoming a key differentiator that is helping South African car-rental companies meet customer expectations and improve their profit margins.Thrifty’s Leslie Matthews says: “If you’re not in the game, check-out.…
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