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POTENTIAL SANPARKS STRIKE SANParks employees are planning a nationwide strike on Friday 20 September, which is set to include the Kruger National Park, over unresolved wage disputes. We are monitoring the situation on a [...]
KWAZULU-NATAL: TOWN LODGE UMHLANGA OPENS The 154-room Town Lodge Umhlanga, located on the corner of Umhlanga Ridge Boulevard and Meridian Drive recently opened its doors. The 4-storey hotel features 2 boardrooms, a restaurant, an [...]
CONSERVATION LEVY INCREASE Dear valued partner in travel, Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management has announced an increase in conservation fee which is effective immediately and applicable to all their National Parks. Despite efforts from the [...]
KENYA AIRWAYS ADDS DIRECT FLIGHTS Kenya Airways is set to introduce 2 additional direct flights to its Cape Town-Nairobi service from 27 October 2019. The flights will join the 3 existing weekly flights on [...]
DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM CPT-HARARE RwandAir recently introduced a 5th direct weekly flight to Harare from Cape Town, which now includes Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. RwandAir operates a Boeing 737-700/800 on the route, [...]
HILTON GARDEN INN EXPANDS IN AFRICA The Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton’s midscale hotel brand, is expanding their African footprint with 4 open properties and an additional 14 in the pipeline. Many of these properties [...]