Leading Edge Lodge to Open Above Kenya’s Maasai Mara Triangle

Kenya’s newest and most ambitious lodge will open in June 2015. Taken from the Swahili word for ‘suspended in mid-air’, Angama Mara rests on the rim of the Oloololo Escarpment, which forms part of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, with magnificent...Read more

South Africa: New SunStar Sculpture is a Beacon of Hope in Cape Town

Twenty years into a new democracy and almost a year since the passing of global icon Nelson Mandela, Capetonians and visitors to the city are being encouraged to express their hope for the country’s future with the unveiling of a...Read more

Great Safaris Announces Details on New 2015 Agent FAM Trips

Travel agents can now see South Africa and Kenya through their clients’ eyes on Great Safaris’ two new 2015 FAM trips: South Africa Agent Adventure and Kenya Agent Adventure. Agents have the opportunity to visit one or both enchanting countries...Read more

Africa Travel Association Holds 9th Annual Presedential Forum on Tourism

The Africa Travel Association (ATA), in partnership with co-host, New York University-Africa House, organized the 9th Annual Presidential Forum on Tourism, a high-level forum which attracted over 200 participants, including representatives from the travel and tourism industry, the diplomatic corps, media,...Read more

FlySafair Announces New Routes

It’s been nothing but full speed ahead for South Africa’s first true low cost airline FlySafair in recent weeks. The first flights launched were in mid-October between Cape Town and Johannesburg, followed swiftly by the launch of the Cape Town...Read more

Under One Botswana Sky opens Chobe Bush Lodge

Due to its unique bush setting directly on the border of the Chobe National Park, Chobe Bush Lodge’s facilities and rooms provide a secluded and intimate experience with superb views of the game-rich slopes of the Chobe National Park and...Read more

Mozambique: Avani Adds First Property in Africa

VANI Hotels & Resorts has added its first property in Africa – AVANI Pemba Beach Hotel & Spa in Mozambique. The former Pemba Beach Hotel & Spa is situated in the country’s far northern province of Cabo Delgado, in the...Read more

NTA Opens Eyes and Minds to Ethiopia

When Ethiopia opened its doors to the National Tour Association during a product development trip last month, it opened the eyes of NTA tour operators. “Ethiopia is a country like no other,” said Tim Ambrose, sales director for Washington, D.C.-based...Read more

Great Safaris Offering Three Romantic Getaways with Limited Time Air and Land Specials

Are your clients planning a honeymoon or romantic getaway for this winter? Why not send them to the most diverse, exhilarating and exotic destination on Earth! Great Safaris has three enchanting, extraordinary itineraries that range from cosmopolitan to adventure to...Read more

The Oberoi Group’s ‘Best of Mauritius and Dubai’ Offer Combines Relaxation with Luxury

The Oberoi Group’s ‘Best of Mauritius and Dubai’ offer provides an opportunity to escape from the dropping temperatures and onto beautiful, tranquil beaches and vibrant city streets. Valid through March 2015, guests who stay five nights at The Oberoi, Mauritius...Read more