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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. Clearly this is something that the tourism companies in South Africa have caught on to; with the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Tips for getting the best photographs on your African safari

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 … Continue reading

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World Health Organisation Report Recommends no Blanket Ban on Travel/Trade to Ebola Affected Countries

On 22nd September the World Health Organisation (WHO) issued a statement from the he second meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee regarding the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, see: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/statements/2014/ebola-2nd-ihr-meeting/en/ We’ve written this article to update people … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Progress in visa negotiations with UK – Travel News | IOL Travel | IOL.co.za

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. … Continue reading

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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.

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