Food safaris: A new South African tourism craze

If you are a foodie, one of the best things about visiting a new country will be getting to try their signature dishes. Something that the tourism companies in South Africa have caught on to with the introduction of the country’s newest tourism craze; food safaris. There is a lot to be learnt from going … Continued

South Africa’s tough new travel rules postponed

Last week it was announced that South Africa has delayed the implementation of tough new travel rules for children. The requirement for families to provide birth certificates for travellers under the age of eighteen, with additional supporting evidence if both parents are not travelling has now been postponed from 1st October 2014 to 1st June … Continued

Tips for getting the best photographs on your African safari

Take great photographs of the wildlife Hoping to take spectacular photographs of the wildlife on your African safari? Follow our tips below, to ensure you are well prepared and are not left disappointed. With the right equipment and a little patience you will be able to capture fantastic photographs on your African safari. Image source … Continued

Revealing a new Africa for the future

The head of prestigious hotel chain, Marriott International, has announced plans to expand further across Africa in a bid to meet the growing demands of the middle class locals. Arne Sorenson, CEO of the group, spoke to USA today to describe why the hotel group believes that there’s a change afoot within Africa, and why … Continued

What to expect when travelling from Victoria Falls to Dar es Salaam

Africa offers a stunning diversity of landscapes, from the crystal clear waters of the lakes and rivers to the desolate beauty of the wild plains and savanna. There are lots of different African adventure holidays to try, but travelling from Victoria Falls on the Zimbabwe border to Dar es Salaam on the coast of the … Continued

E-commerce Proving a Massive Boost to the African Travel Industry

The continent of Africa has a lot to boast about when it comes to tourist attractions and with the advent of the Internet, great mobile technology and a thriving e-commerce industry, African travel agents have seen a massive boost in not only consumer bookings but corporate businesses contacting them too.  A recent white paper shows … Continued

African dust storms in our air | e! Science News

African dust storms in our air | e! Science News. You might find it hard to believe that dust clouds from the African Sahara can travel thousands of miles across the Atlantic Ocean, but it does every year and in large quantities

Progress in visa negotiations with UK – Travel News | IOL Travel |

Durban – South Africans will still be required to get visas before visiting the UK for now, but progress is being made in negotiations between the two governments to lift the visa requirement, says the British Foreign Secretary, William Hague. via Progress in visa negotiations with UK – Travel News | IOL Travel |

Zambia wins UNWTO award | Times of Zambia

Zambia wins UNWTO award | Times of Zambia. ZAMBIA has been declared winner of the African nomination of the 2013 United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Vettor Giusti tourism poster competition.

Reuniting African families one at a time – The Park Record

Reuniting African families one at a time – The Park Record. Bridges to America helps to reunite African families that have been “separated by war, political unrest, famine, and other hardships,” and to conduct service missions in Africa.