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Highest-risk countries for travelers

Drum Cussac, a global security consultancy, ranked Syria the riskiest country in the world on its 2019 World Risk Map, based on 20 risk markers grouped under five categories: security, political, medical, environmental and infrastructural.

10/19/2018 12:00 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


New York Times suspends Saudi tours

The newspaper has canceled departures in light of the uncertainty surrounding the disappearance of the Washington Post's Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Turkey.

10/16/2018 12:50 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Richard Branson suspends involvement with Saudi Arabia

The Virgin Group chairman, along with AOL founder Steve Case, has backed away from a Red Sea tourism development project because of the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

10/15/2018 09:05 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Hotels illustrate ongoing evolution of Tel Aviv

A mosaic of cultures, religions and influences, this modern Middle Eastern metropolis is as varied and diverse today as the buildings and architecture that comprise it.

10/12/2018 11:35 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Emirates refocuses on core business after recent turbulence

The airline is putting last year's travel and electronics bans, and the open skies dispute with U.S. network airlines, in the rearview mirror.

10/09/2018 04:45 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Africa's other great migration

While the wildebeest migration in Kenya and Tanzania is on most safari-lovers' bucket lists, the Kasanka bat migration in Zambia is in fact the largest migration of land mammals on Earth.

09/28/2018 07:25 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


SAA Vacations introduces 2019 Collection Brochure

The lineup features tours that focus on adventure, culture, wildlife, culinary and wine tours, honeymoons and family safaris.

09/28/2018 07:15 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Operator celebrates 2019 brochure launch with fam giveaway

The eight-night journey includes three nights at the Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa in Cape Town, three nights at the Lion Sands Game Reserve near Kruger National Park and two nights at the Oyster Box Hotel in Durban.

09/28/2018 07:05 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


S. Africa's AndBeyond Phinda Homestead reopens following rebuild

Traditional Nguni hides, intricate basketwork and colorful crafts, all locally sourced, are featured throughout the home, an homage to the area's Zulu culture.

09/28/2018 06:55 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Insight Travel tour offers behind-the-scenes look at wildlife rangers

The eight-day trip takes travelers on game drives and foot patrols with the rangers working in the area between Amboseli, Chyulu Hills and Kilimanjaro national parks.

09/28/2018 06:45 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


First Salt hotel set to open in Mauritius

The 59-unit Salt of Palmar, which promises total immersion in the local culture, will open its doors on Nov. 1.

09/28/2018 06:35 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


The latest on an ultraluxe tourism project in Saudi Arabia

As improbable as it may seem, Saudi Arabia's new crown prince is moving aggressively with plans for the world's next ultra-luxurious tourism destination.

09/20/2018 07:00 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


The marvels of the Masai Mara

With the help of a guide, I was able to ditch the crowds of tourists pursuing the Great Migration and enjoy an unspoiled experience amid the beasts and children of the great Kenyan nature reserve.

08/30/2018 05:15 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Wilderness Safaris returns to Zimbabwe's Mana Pools Nat'l Park

The company's new six-tented Chikwenya Camp, situated at the confluence of the Sapi and Zambezi rivers, will open to guests on Oct. 1.

08/30/2018 04:55 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Lions return to Malawi's Liwonde National Park

The translocation from South Africa marks the return of lions to the park for the first time in 20 years.

08/30/2018 04:50 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Hilton Garden Inn opens first hotel in Zambia

The property, located in the Lusaka Society Business Park in the Zambian capital, is the second Garden Inn to open in sub-Saharan Africa this year.

08/30/2018 04:45 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Wildlife and Rwandan traditions to be enjoyed at One&Only resort

Located on the edge of the lush Nyungwe rainforest, the One&Only Nyungwe House is tucked within the fields of a working tea plantation.

08/30/2018 02:10 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


South Africa Air sets flight deals, package upgrade

The discounts are on flights from Washington to Johannesburg, Capetown and Accra on select dates in the fall and winter.

08/29/2018 10:50 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Leveraging anniversaries: Overtourism's 10th, Mandela's 100th

One anniversary inspires awe, another demands action.

08/27/2018 03:40 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Seabourn to offer record World Cruise in 2020

The 146-day itinerary aboard the Seabourn Sojourn starts in Miami on Jan. 4 and travels east, to end in San Francisco on May 28.

08/24/2018 11:05 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]