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Luxury hotels are expanding in Africa, with Marriott, Radisson Blu and Hyatt leading the way with new developments and acquisitions.
As international travellers troop back to Africa, some of the world’s major hotel chains are re-igniting a multi-billion dollar expansion race that began pre-pandemic.
Marriott, Radisson Blu… read more
With tourism to Africa getting back on track, three suppliers have announced plans to open new lodges in 2023.
Loapi Camp, a new facility in South Africa's Tswalu Kalahari game reserve, is currently under construction and is expected to open in March. The ecofriendly, luxury tented camp features six private safari homes, incl… read more
Specialist Sports Travel Insurance provider SportsCover Direct has uncovered the best countries for solo female travel based on women's safety scores, the number of solo tours, the percentage of five-star hotels and the number of activities which were rated five stars in TripAdvisor.
Brits are more interested in solo travel than ever befor… read more
The safari destination for the discerning traveler, Cheetah Plains, is pleased to announce that they have brought the entire sales, marketing and reservations team in house and appointed several key hires. Cheetah Plains is home to the exclusive-use luxury villa and sustainable safari experience nestled in South Africa’s most celebrated w… read more
The Sahara desert is hot, but Egypt's Nile River may be getting even hotter, at least when it comes to river cruising.
New opportunities to cruise along the storied river have become available in recent months to meet the growing demand that river cruise lines and tour operators say is fueling the uptick in interest.
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River cruises have been a popular way to explore Europe from a different angle for quite some time, but it's not something people necessarily associate with an Africa vacation. However, river cruises are gaining popularity on the continent as an "out-of-the-box" way to experience a safari.
The Zambezi Queen Collection, a memb… read more
The Liz McGrath Collection has unveiled new-look interiors at two of its three hotels. The summer lounges at both The Plettenberg and The Marine (Hermanus) have undergone a complete transformation, each boasting fresh and distinctly different interior design to reflect their uniquely individual settings.
Situated on a rocky headl… read more
African Travel Inc. is launching a new series of romantic safaris and experiences
Curated for weddings, anniversaries, honeymoons and other romantic getaways, African Travel's romantic and honeymoon safari series will feature journeys to some of the continent's most popular destinations, including Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania and Botswana… read more
Wesgro – the tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for Cape Town and the Western Cape province – recently launched a campaign to promote Cape Town as a remote work destination. How we made it in Africa asked Jean Scheltema, head of marketing and communications at Wesgro, about the city’s strengths as a remote work location as well as th… read more
The United States (US) reopened to fully vaccinated South
African travellers on Monday, with specific rules on pre-flight testing and exemptions
Travel between South Africa and the US has been limited
throughout the pandemic. An outright ban was imposed on travellers from South
Africa at the start of 2021, with the… read more