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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,…
Thursday, 29 August 2019 12:46

Tourism safety in the spotlight in Parliament

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Tourism stakeholders were invited by parliament’s Portfolio committees on Tourism and Police to address tourist safety in South Africa.The workshop, which was held yesterday, was initiated by the government in the…
Thursday, 29 August 2019 12:44

Shamwari to offer guided bush-walks with San trackers

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In 2020, guests at Shamwari Private Game Reserve near Port Elizabeth, South Africa, will be able to undertake guided bush walks with San hunter-gatherers as their guides.Dates for the specialised…
Thursday, 29 August 2019 12:42

Kenya poised for MICE expansion

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Kenya is poised for growth as a Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) destination in East Africa.The Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) has lined up roadshows in the US market,…
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 12:41

SA Tourism embarks on global roadshow

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As South Africa looks to increase its international tourism arrival numbers, South African Tourism along with the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) will embark on a global roadshow…
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 12:40

Namibia sees increase in UK tourists for wildlife

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The Namibia Tourism Board has revealed findings from research on the UK outbound market that show that 33% of UK visitors to the country booked their visit via a travel…
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 12:39

Tanzania and Kenya hotel industry expected to grow

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Tanzania and Kenya are projected to have the next fastest-growing hotel industry in Africa after Nigeria, due to ongoing tourism promotional campaigns, a healthy economy and strong visitor appeal, a…
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 12:37

Simbavati River Lodge redefines offering

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Simbavati River Lodge in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, part of the Greater Kruger Park, is now under the management of African Inspiration Hotels and Lodges and has refined its…
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 12:35

Slight increase in foreign travellers to South Africa

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Statistics SA’s latest tourism and migration report, reflecting arrivals for June, reveals that South Africa saw 3 355 904 travellers pass through ports of entry/exit.Foreign arrivals increased by 0.3% year-on-year to more…
At Springbok Atlas Tours & Safaris, we have curated an exclusive journey through South Africa. Geared for the discerning traveller, it includes two of the country’s most luxurious destinations! Your…
A 'huge' welcome awaits you at Bukela Game Lodge, Amakhala Game Reserve, Eastern Cape.
Satsa is calling on members of the South African tourism industry to assist it in responding to harmful coverage of the country due to safety and security concerns.One of the…
Thursday, 22 August 2019 13:24

Africa’s Travel Indaba 2020 registrations are open

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South African Tourism has officially opened registrations to exhibitors for Africa’s Travel Indaba 2020.The event will take place from May 11-14 at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in…
Thursday, 22 August 2019 13:21

New boat for Zambezi sunset cruises

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Wild Horizons has launched a new 32-seat double-decker boat, the Malachite, for sunset cruises on the Zambezi River in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.Wild Horizons Spokesperson, Barbra Murasiranwa, commented: “It’s a twin-hull fibreglass boat,…
Thursday, 22 August 2019 13:16

Red Carnation Hotels to open luxury lodge in the Delta

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Red Carnation Hotels will open Xigera Safari Lodge, its first safari property in Botswana, in June next year.The lodge, on the western side of the Moremi Game Reserve, will have…
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