Cape Town

Top sunrise viewing spots

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The Western Cape has some of South Africa’s most amazing sunrise viewing places, and tourists are warned to get up early and not miss out. A few places to consider were rounded up by Liesl Venter. Seeing the sunrise at the top of Table Mountain is unlike any other experience, tells Briony Brookes, Cape Town Tourism’s Communications Manager. “Now, before you decide to do this, you should remember that the cableway does not function that soon in the morning, so you might have to walk up the path to see […]

Africa

Explore the West Coast

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The West Coast of South Africa still attracts far fewer global tourists than its twin of the East. Yet this unique and varied region has a lot to give to travelers. Liesl Venter is finding out what to see and do. Unlike any other region in South Africa, the West Coast, or Weskus as it […]

Africa

An unforgettable 10-night honeymoon itinerary

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Recent travel developments have concentrated so much on stuff like family safaris, single travel, group trips, and sustainable experiences that HONEYMOON offers have not got the airtime they ought to have. To accomplish this, Classic Portfolio urged three of its employees to add’ additional’ value offers for newlyweds that are independent of each other but […]

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 […]