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Trafalgar's Africa expansion highlights increased interest in continent

A lot more solo travelers and families are looking at Africa as an option.

06/18/2018 05:15 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


Din over open skies dies in a whimper

The deal that ended the U.S.-Gulf States open-skies dispute largely maintains the status quo.

06/07/2018 03:05 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


Trafalgar doing tours to sub-Saharan Africa

Starting this December, travelers will for the first time be able to book a Trafalgar trip to the countries of Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Kenya and Tanzania.

06/07/2018 11:00 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


British Airways to debut direct London-Durban service

The overnight service to the South African city will launch in late October.

05/23/2018 01:45 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


Experience the Maasai Olympics in Kenya

The event, which takes place in Kenya in mid-December, matches Maasai warriors head to head in traditional and contemporary sporting events.

05/23/2018 01:15 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


Mandela centenary celebrations kick off in South Africa

An app that offers details on 100 historical landmarks and sites in the iconic figure's life and a 10-day Celebrating Mandela's 100th package are among the products that will commemorate the occasion.

05/23/2018 12:45 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


Sheraton makes its debut in Mali

The opening of the 200-room Sheraton Bamako Hotel this month marked Marriott International's premier in the West African nation.

05/23/2018 12:35 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


All players in open skies dispute claim victory

Despite all the claims of victory, analysts voiced skepticism that the agreement reached by the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates will have any significant impact on the status quo.

05/20/2018 06:00 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


Tanzania's glamping adventures do wild with style

Responding to the growing demand for silence and calm, "glamping" (upscale camping) has become a popular trend, especially in Tanzania, with glamping camps opening up across the country.

05/18/2018 12:05 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


South African Airways Vacations offers 'Celebrating Mandela's 100th'

South African Airways Vacations, the leisure division of South African Airways, is offering a package to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth.

05/15/2018 10:05 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


There's a deal with Gulf airlines, but it's a bit hazy

The agreement has no restrictions on U.S. flights for Emirates and Etihad, but a lobbying group representing U.S. airlines says the Gulf carriers have agreed to a freeze on "Fifth Freedom" flights.

05/14/2018 10:20 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


Emirates bounces back in 2017 despite difficult conditions

The largest of the Gulf carriers reported a profit of $762 million in the fiscal year that ended March 31, up 124% from the year before.

05/09/2018 11:00 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


Cape Town hotels hurt by Day Zero campaign

The negative media coverage surrounding the water-saving effort has contributed to a drop of between 30% and 50% in bookings this year.

05/03/2018 12:25 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


African wild dogs return to Gorongosa National Park

The pack has been translported from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, to Mozambique, marking the return of the species to the park after an absence of more than a quarter century.

04/27/2018 08:00 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


Tanzania's Mwiba Lodge introduces fly camp

The temporary facility enables travelers to spend a night under star-studded skies on the escarpment of the Rift Valley, overlooking Lake Eyasi.

04/26/2018 08:45 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


Luxury, all-suite hotel at Victoria Falls eyes 2019 debut

The 19-suite Mbano Manor Hotel will be adjacent to Zambezi National Park, at the edge of Victoria Falls village.

04/26/2018 08:40 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


S. African Tourism ties packages to U.S. tax refunds

Six packages have been priced between $1,700 and $3,200, a range chosen to reflect the average tax refund of U.S. travelers.

04/26/2018 08:35 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


AndBeyond lodge set to reopen in South Africa

The AndBeyond Phinda Vlei Lodge, in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, will open its doors in June after a complete refurbishment.

04/26/2018 08:20 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


Retired QE2 opens as floating hotel in Dubai

The hotel combines period-piece 1960s-era furniture and memorabilia with modern amenities, while the lobby has a museum commemorating the ship's history.

04/18/2018 08:40 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]

 


Zimbabwe's Imvelo Lodges launches private overnight rail cars

Beginning in May, the Stimela Star will take travelers from Victoria Falls to Hwange National Park in high-end, old-fashioned style.

03/30/2018 07:10 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]