Update from Madagascar

The Madagascar destination – represented by the Madagascar National Tourism Board, Air Madagascar, Aloes Travel Tours, Authentic Madagascar, Island Continent Tours, Discover Madagascar and the Regional Tourism Board of Tulear – attended ITB in Berlin last month to present the...Read more

Fabulous Fes, Morocco

You haven’t seen an old city until you’ve visited the medina of Fes. Tiny alleys merge into markets that lead into gardens and courtyards. To walk its cobbled, winding streets is to step back into another time. Fes is one...Read more

Marrakech, Morocco: What to Do and Where to Stay

Marrakech: the word alone conjures up images of hidden alleyways, colorful carpets and the smell of exotic spices wafting through the air. But Morocco is changing and while it still embraces its ancient roots, there’s a new, modern Marrakech emerging...Read more

Great Safaris Debuts New Good Earth Eco-Tourism Adventure

Great Safaris, an award-winning luxury safari outfitter, has just debuted its first ever green tour for 2015 travel. If your client is an eco-conscious traveler, they will love the new Good Earth South Africa Safari itinerary. The 12-day tour takes...Read more

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

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