ASTA Destination Expo 2015: Meet Me in Marrakech

The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) is well known for their hard work on behalf of travel agents plus their ability to host a conference that is both entertaining and educational. But they’ve outdone themselves with this year’s Destination...Read more

South Africa: Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel Unveils New Suites

The Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, an oasis in the heart of vibrant Cape Town, has recently re-opened the historic Helmsley Wing Suites and the Garden Cottages after being redesigned by interior design firm Champalimaud. The Helmsley suites at the top...Read more

South African Airways Vacations Launches 2015 Collection Brochure

South African Airways Vacations (SAA Vacations) launched its 2015 Collection brochure featuring new and a more diverse offering of air-inclusive vacation packages to a variety of destinations throughout Southern & East Africa. The 2015 brochure has been expanded to include...Read more

Local Residents Become Tourism Ambassadors of Cape Town

As the global demand for experiential travel starts to rise, travelers are increasingly looking for activities that are more personal than prescribed. They are looking for experiences that are authentic and in tune with the local culture, and its people,...Read more

Park Hyatt Zanzibar To Open Its Doors March 8, 2015

Park Hyatt Zanzibar is opening March 8 in the historic part of Zanzibar City known as Stone Town, a UNESCO Heritage site. The hotel will have 67 guestrooms and direct beach access. One of the hotel’s two buildings is a...Read more

Rwanda’s Tourism Revenue Rises with Increase in Visitors

Rwanda tourism revenues increased from $293m in 2013, to $303m in 2014, representing a 3% increase, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) says. Between July 2013 and June 2014, Rwanda received 1.17 million visitors, compared to the previous year with 1.14 million...Read more

APTA National Forum to be Held September 2015 in Arizona

The Association for the Promotion of Tourism to Africa (APTA) confirmed that their National Forum will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona on September 25 – 26, 2015 at The Boulders. The annual meeting brings together the movers and shakers in...Read more

Elimination of Yellow Fever Vaccination Welcomed on South African Airways’ Tanzania and Zambia Routes

Yellow fever vaccinations are no longer necessary for travel between Zambia, Tanzania and South Africa. The announcement was made by the South African Department of Health and the requirement was lifted with immediate effect. The decision was made at the...Read more

Africa Travel Association Launches Aviation, Travel & Trade Summit in Atlanta

The Africa Travel Association (ATA,) in partnership with the African Union Mission to the United States and Global Strategies for Good, will hold the ATA Aviation, Travel & Trade Summit in Atlanta, Georgia from July 12-13, 2015. Inspired by the...Read more

Discover Ancient Egypt With A Private Egyptologist Escort

Help your clients avoid throngs of tourists and outrageous lines during their 2015 travels by considering a primeval land that has been off the tourist radar for while – a magical, historic place like Egypt. With a renewed sense of...Read more