Keeping the dream alive

Keeping the dream alive

The world is closing its borders to fight the spread of Covid-19, and Africa is no exception. South Africa went into complete lockdown at midnight on March 26. All borders as well as the airspace will be closed with the sole exception…

South Africa postpones travel trade shows

South Africa postpones travel trade shows

South Africa’s most popular travel trade shows, including World Travel Market Africa and Travel Indaba, have been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Travel Indaba was originally scheduled for the beginning of May. A future date for Africa’s Travel Indaba will be…

Botswanas Xigera Lodge set to reopen

Botswanas Xigera Lodge set to reopen

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is scheduled to open the completely refurbished Xigera Lodge in June, its first safari property in Botswana. Xigera, located on the western side of the Moremi Game Reserve in the heart of the Okavango Delta, comprises 12 fully…

Botswanas Xigera Lodge set to reopen

Botswanas Xigera Lodge set to reopen

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is scheduled to open the completely refurbished Xigera Lodge in June, its first safari property in Botswana. Xigera, located on the western side of the Moremi Game Reserve in the heart of the Okavango Delta, comprises 12 fully…

Victoria Falls Safari Spa plans Sept premiere

Victoria Falls Safari Spa plans Sept premiere

Zimbabwe aims to position itself as a wellness destination with the opening of a purpose-built spa in Victoria Falls in September. The Victoria Falls Safari Spa will be constructed by hospitality group Africa Albida Tourism. It will include a spacious central area…

African Bush Camps plans tented outpost in Botswana

African Bush Camps plans tented outpost in Botswana

African Bush Camps plans to open a new luxury tented camp on the banks of the Khwai River at the edge of the Moremi Game Reserve in July this year. The new camp, Khwai Leadwood, is located in the community-run Khwai Concession…

Saudi Arabia Israel tighten restrictions to counter virus

Saudi Arabia Israel tighten restrictions to counter virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia closed off air and sea travel to 14 countries affected by the new virus Monday, while Israel ordered two weeks of home quarantine for anyone arriving from overseas. Mideast stock markets tumbled over fears…

Rwandas Lake Kivu a worthy followup to an unforgettable gorilla trek

Rwandas Lake Kivu a worthy followup to an unforgettable gorilla trek

Rwanda has earned its reputation in the tourism world as one of the best destinations to visit the incredible mountain gorillas, a bucket list experience to be sure. However, the country’s rich culture, beautiful landscapes and attractive wildlife warrant a longer stay…

TownePlace Suites by Marriott to open in Austin, Texas ·

TownePlace Suites by Marriott to open in Austin, Texas ·

TownePlace Suites by Marriott to open in Austin, Texas Marriott International’s TownePlace Suites by Marriott Austin South is set to open for business this Thursday, February 27. The new 103-suite hotel is built for travelers looking for a simple and friendly place…