Africa

Bush and beach combo launches in Kenya

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Cottar’s Bush Villa and Alfajiri Villa have partnered with growing demand for villa-to-villa experiences in Kenya to generate a mixture of safari and beach. Both private properties give exclusivity and can be combined readily.Private trips are accessible for groups of six individuals upwards throughout 2019 and 2020. Guests at Cottar’s Bush Villa can merge three […]

Zambezi

Bumper season for Zambezi white-water rafting

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Due to drought-induced low water levels, the launch spot for white-water rafting activities on the Zambezi River in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, has been moved back to Rapid 1, earlier than in previous years. Normally, launching is done at Rapid 1 from around September (low-water season). Water levels on the Zambezi normally peak between March and […]

South Africa

Travel South Africa with Touchdown

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The United States, Indonesia and Europe have proved to be strong markets for some companies promoting South Africa. Angela Iacovazzo, head of global sales and product development for Touchdown DMC, says the three regions have proved to be particularly keen on visiting South Africa. She says there is a growing trend of clients who enjoy […]

Zambia

Zambia approves 20-year tourism strategy

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Zambia has approved its Tourism Master Plan 2018 to 2038, a 20-year practical development strategy to enhance the economic contribution of the tourism sector to the southern African nation’s economy.  Currently the fastest-growing economic sector in the country – contributing US$1,8bn last year – travel and tourism is a national priority for growth, says Betty Mumba […]

Cape Town

Red Carnation Deal – Cape Town

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Suite Deal The ‘Suite Deal’ offer is valid until 19 December 2019(excludes 15 December 2018 – 05 January 2019)  A stay in a Suite at The 12 Apostles has never been more tempting than now! With this amazing long stay deal you can enjoy the luxurious experience of a stay in one of our individually […]

Africa

Northern Kruger National Park

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LESS accommodation and fewer vehicles in the northern part of the Kruger make it an attractive alternative to the sometimes congested South. Its appeal lies in the fewer tourists, less congestion, excellent birding and more exclusivity  that it offers. “When you do come across a quality sighting, you can often enjoy it without the traffic […]

Kenya

Great Plains to open new tented camp in Kenya

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Great Plains Conservations is set to open a new luxury tented camp, Mara Nyika camp, in the Naboisho Conservancy, Maasai Mara, Kenya next month. Mara Nyika will open with four luxury tents and a family suite, and a two-bedroom private villa which will open next year June. The camp will be closed from March to […]