Congo: Kempinski Begins Management Agreement With Hotel Fleuve Congo, Kinshasa

Kempinski began its management contract for Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo on August 1, 2014 following the signing of an eleven-year management agreement in Geneva in January. Named after Africa’s largest river, the hotel is located near its banks in the...Read more

One&Only Resorts Receive ‘World’s Best’ Awards

One&Only Resorts has been named one of the world’s top three hotel brands in Travel+Leisure Magazine’s World’s Best Awards 2014. One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos was listed as one of the best 100 resorts in the world as well as...Read more

Africa Travel Association, Uganda Ministry of Tourism Launch North America Road Show

The Africa Travel Association (ATA) announced that a high-level tourism delegation from the Uganda Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities under the auspices of Honorable Minister Maria Mutagamba will participate in a North America promotional road show with stops in...Read more

South African Airways Offering Low Fares on JFK/DC Dulles to Johannesburg Routes

South African Airways (SAA) has launched the “Fares So Low, You Gotta Go” promotion with fares starting at $899 round-trip from New York-JFK Airport and Washington, DC-Dulles Airport to Johannesburg, South Africa. The fares, which include taxes and fees, are...Read more

Tanzania: Hilton Worldwide Opens DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar Stone Town

Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar – Stone Town, located 40 miles off the coast of mainland Tanzania. “Stone Town is a city of prominent historical and artistic importance, and we are...Read more

Rwanda: Kempinski Adds Kigali Hotel to African Portfolio

Kempinski Hotels took over the management of Hôtel Des Milles Collines in Rwanda’s capital Kigali at the beginning of the month. Hôtel Des Milles Collines by Kempinski will be the European luxury hotel company’s ninth hotel operating on the continent,...Read more

An Adventure Awaits for the Reunion Island Explorer

A mere four hour flight from Johannesburg, Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is the go-to spot when looking for an authentic mix of Creole culture, beautiful beach lifestyle and extraordinary adventure. The “cirques” Piton des Neiges and Piton de...Read more

Air Mauritius Receives Top Skytrax Rating

Air Mauritius has been awarded the 4-star professional quality rating by airline and airport consultancy SKYTRAX on July 8, 2014. The award was presented to Air Mauritius chairman Appalsamy (Dass) Thomas, and the CEO, André Viljoen by Skytrax chairman Edward...Read more

Wilderness Safaris Launches Six Countries Summer Special

Wilderness Safaris is re-launching its Six Countries Summer Special for the 2014 season. Running for the fourth consecutive year, the special offers flexibility and reduced rates at 29 Wilderness Safaris camps in Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe....Read more

Alexander+Roberts Reveals New 2015/16 Catalog

Alexander+Roberts has announced the publication of a 68-page Africa safari catalog for 2015-2016. In addition to current top-sellers like Luxury Tenting in the Serengeti, On Safari in Botswana + Victoria Falls, and Journey to South Africa + Victoria Falls, the...Read more