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Wednesday, 28 June 2017 09:38

Gov't to revive direct flights to London

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Discussions between Uganda and Rwanda’s governments to have RwandAir execute direct flights from Entebbe to London have been called off, with Uganda opting for Air Europa.According to the State Minister,…
Donkey Bay (or Skeleton Bay), located just outside of Walvis Bay on your way out to Pelican Point and actually not too far from Swakopmund, is known for having one of the world's best waves…
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 10:49

Zimbabwe plans 'Disneyland' at Vic Falls

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In a development likely to get conservationists worried, Zimbabwe has signed an agreement with Chinese investors to develop its 'Disneyland in Africa' concept near the prime resort of Victoria Falls.Tourism…
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 10:36

Angola to boost tourism

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A country of outstanding natural beautyWelcome to this new edition of our series on Angola.1.600 kilometres of scenic coastline, breathtaking landscapes, a rich and varied fauna and flora, and an exceptional cultural…
Constitution Hill, one of South Africa’s most important heritage sites, has become even more accessible, with the launch of an innovative app called the Constitution Hill Guide that allows visitors to tour…
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 10:30

Knysna rising from the ashes

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The saying “rising like a phoenix from the ashes” has rarely rung as true as it does along the Garden Route after what has been dubbed the biggest disaster rescue…
Air Zimbabwe has reportedly rebranded to Zimbabwe Airways after concluding a long-term lease deal, which will result in the delivery of four modern Boeing 777-200 planes from Malaysia Airlines, NewsDay…
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 10:15

Outdoor cinema in Victoria Falls

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Outdoor movie lovers in Victoria Falls are in for a treat after a local entertainment company introduced the big screen on Friday. Night life in Victoria Falls has in the…
Precision Air’s Commercial Director Mr. Robert Owusu yesterday reaffirmed to this correspondent that the long awaited inaugural flights from Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro to Entebbe were on course to…
International Development Secretary Priti Patel today called for a new concerted global push to prevent millions of people losing their lives across East Africa to the threat of starvation and…
Trailed by great clouds of dust, a massive convoy of noisy diesel trucks rumbles out of Zimbabwe this week starting on Monday to begin one of Africa's largest-ever wildlife relocation…
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 16:55

Shark cage diving: How to advise your clients

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Shark cage diving is a bucket list item for most adventure seekers. White Shark Projects gives a quick guide to advise your clients booking this activity.The ABCs of shark cage…
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 16:52

Powerful brand to grow tourism to Africa

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Tourvest Destination Management will focus on new business in the newly launched GoVacation Africa brand and driving efficiencies, before setting out on a growth path.TDM launched the GoVacation Africa brand…
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 16:50

EU lifts Mozambique aviation ban

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The EU updated the EU Air Safety list in May, removing Mozambique Airlines from its blacklist,.The national carrier of Mozambique was placed on the list due to a number of…
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 16:47

Gulf carrier to service Kilimanjaro

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Flydubai will launch flights to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, from October 29.The new service will see the airline’s network in Africa expand to 12 destinations, which include Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam.Kilimanjaro…
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 16:45

Africa ticks the boxes for latest travel trend

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In a world of consumerism and noise, where everyone has a smartphone, isolation has become the ‘the next big thing’ in luxury travel. This is according to the latest research…
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 16:43

SA Tourism sets sights on Sri Lanka

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With Sri Lanka showing encouraging signs as a source market for South Africa, South African Tourism’s Mumbai office is paying attention to its possibilities.Hanneli Slabber, Country Manager: India, says Sri…
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 16:36

Greyhound launches luxurious new Dreamliners

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Bus carrier Greyhound launched recently buses that are meant to revolutionise bus travel. At a launch party that was held in Kyalami, the company displayed buses that have taken them…
Monday, 19 June 2017 16:32

World's largest diamond ship sets sail in Namibia

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De Beers launched the world’s largest diamond-exploration ship on Thursday, as it looks to Namibian waters to maintain production levels.The mv SS Nujoma cost $157 million to build and will…
Monday, 19 June 2017 16:30

Kruger rhino orphan taking to her bottle milk

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Care For Wild Rhino Sanctuary founder Petronel Nieuwoudt confirmed to Lowvelder last night that the new rhino orphan who arrived earlier this week from the Kruger National Park is doing “well and…
The Rwanda Development Board recently announced an increase in the price of Gorilla Tracking Permits from US$750 to US$1,500 for all visitors, effective immediately. On hearing the news, leading safari specialist,…
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