South African Airways Remembers Nelson Mandela

“We salute Tata Nelson Mandela as the father of South African democracy, and acknowledge that South African Airways (SAA) today is the leading carrier on the African continent due to his iconic and legendary statesmanship. Tata Mandela is the father...Read more

SAA Vacations Celebrates Release of Nelson Mandela Film with Themed Vacation Package

  South African Airways Vacations (SAAV) has introduced a new package to celebrate the release of the film “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.”  The 10-day “Mandela’s Journey to Freedom,” packaged starting at $2,599 will take travelers in the footsteps of...Read more

Africa Travel Week Reaches Partnership Deal with Cape Town and Western Cape Province

   Africa Travel Week – comprising of ILTM Africa, IBTM Africa and WTM Africa -has received the full backing and support of the Western Cape Province and the City of Cape Town, according to an announcement made by organizers Thebe...Read more

APTA Announces 2014 Membership Drive and Incentive

The Association for Promotion of Tourism to Africa (APTA) is introducing an incentive for retail travel agents to join as individual members, and for existing members to renew their membership for 2014, by February 14, 2013. At that time, all...Read more

SAA Vacations Launches Winter Specials on Select Southern Africa Vacation Packages

South African Airways Vacations (SAAV) just announced free additional nights on its three most popular vacation packages to Southern Africa. The free nights are being offered on the 9-day Affordable South Africa Package, priced starting at $2,999; the 9-day “Best...Read more

Ethiopian Airlines to Receive First B777-300ER

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, will take delivery of the first of four Boeing 777-300ERs on November 7, 2013. The B777-300ER is the largest aircraft in the airline’s fleet with a nearly 400-passenger seating capacity....Read more

Thanda Private Game Reserve Receives World Travel Awards Recognition

Winning both South Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge and Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge categories at the 2013 Africa ceremony of the World Travel Awards, Thanda Private Game Reserve has again been distinguished for its accommodation offerings and guest service. Situated in...Read more

Big Five Offers New Botswana and Zambia Journeys

Big Five Tours & Expeditions has launched two new safari adventures into Botswana and Zambia that perfectly fit the outfitter’s guiding principle. The seven-day Botswana & Zambia- Three Rivers and the nine-day Botswana & Zambia delve into iconic locations in...Read more

Africa Travel Association Holds 38th Annual World Congress in Buea, Southwest Cameroon

The Africa Travel Association, the leader in tourism promotion to Africa, held its 38th Annual Congress in Buea, Cameroon from October 16-20, 2013. Under the banner of “Re-Discovering Cameroon,” nearly 200 international and local delegates, including tourism ministers from Cameroon,...Read more

The Blue Train Launches Promotion Centered Around Hidden Lottery Tickets

Every client and travel agent that ever had childhood daydreams of finding a lucky winning ticket in a chocolate bar now have a new, more luxe opportunity to indulge in a new winning ticket endeavor. The Blue Train, South Africa’s...Read more

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