Great Plains' new Botswana tours transform guests into explorers

Great Plains' new Botswana tours transform guests into explorers

Dereck Joubert, CEO of Great Plains Conservation, and his wife, Beverly, will be launching a new range of conservation expeditions in Botswana. The expeditions will be about discovery-based adventures, as opposed to ticking off a checklist, and will contribute to science by…

Great Plains' new Botswana tours transform guests into explorers

Great Plains' new Botswana tours transform guests into explorers

Dereck Joubert, CEO of Great Plains Conservation, and his wife, Beverly, will be launching a new range of conservation expeditions in Botswana. The expeditions will be about discovery-based adventures, as opposed to ticking off a checklist, and will contribute to science by…

Nelson Mandela's home is now a luxury hotel

Nelson Mandela's home is now a luxury hotel

The former home of Nelson Mandela, located in the heart of Houghton, Johannesburg, is set to open as a luxury hotel on Aug. 1. Sanctuary Mandela is a nine-room, upmarket, boutique hotel that was where the South African revolutionary-turned-president lived after his…

Being part of the conservation solution

Being part of the conservation solution

With the spotlight firmly on the eradication of questionable wildlife activities in Africa, conservationists and tourism players have shared some truly unique and worthwhile experiences that the travel trade can offer their customers and that won’t put the continent’s wildlife at risk. …

Mantis, Giltedge launch Ernest Hemingway safari package

Mantis, Giltedge launch Ernest Hemingway safari package

Mantis, a leading conservation-focused hotel group, has teamed up with South African global luxury travel tour operator Giltedge to create an Ernest Hemingway package. This new package is inspired by the Nobel Prize-winning author’s “Green Hills of Africa,” “The Snows of Kilimanjaro”…

Mantis, Giltedge launch Ernest Hemingway safari package

Mantis, Giltedge launch Ernest Hemingway safari package

Mantis, a leading conservation-focused hotel group, has teamed up with South African global luxury travel tour operator Giltedge to create an Ernest Hemingway package. This new package is inspired by the Nobel Prize-winning author’s “Green Hills of Africa,” “The Snows of Kilimanjaro”…

Four Seasons unveils Safari and Islands Collection, Africa

Four Seasons unveils Safari and Islands Collection, Africa

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts this month unveiled its Safari and Islands Collection, Africa. The collection of five properties in South Africa, Mauritius, the Serengeti and the Seychells allows travelers to combine different experiences, resorts and countries in Africa through customized journeys. …

Four Seasons unveils Safari and Islands Collection, Africa

Four Seasons unveils Safari and Islands Collection, Africa

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts this month unveiled its Safari and Islands Collection, Africa. The collection of five properties in South Africa, Mauritius, the Serengeti and the Seychells allows travelers to combine different experiences, resorts and countries in Africa through customized journeys. …

Mauritius welcoming back international visitors

Mauritius welcoming back international visitors

After months of closed borders, Mauritius will once again be welcoming international travelers, starting July 15.  This beautiful island off the southeast coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean announced it will be opening in phases during 2021. The first phase, from…

New luxury resort set to open on Mauritius

New luxury resort set to open on Mauritius

Lux Resorts has announced the opening of the Lux Grand Baie Resort & Residences on Nov. 1. This modern resort will be located in the north of Mauritius, an area known for its lively beachside cafes, bars and artisanal crafts. This resort…