Tag Archives: African Safaris

South Sudan adds 5th passport category for business community

Information was received from a source in Juba, South Sudan’s capital city, that the government was set to launch an additional category of passports, especially designated for the business community. Presently South Sudan has four  categories of passports, diplomatic, official, … Continue reading

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Kenya Tourism industry opposes new VAT Bill

Tour operators and hoteliers in Kenya say the government should treat tourism like an export industry and ensure that tax measures does not make the country an expensive destination in the coming years and put them at a disadvantage with competition when … Continue reading

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South Africa Indaba 2013 cut to three days | africa travel

South African Tourism has confirmed Indaba, the flagship travel event in Africa, will be revamped to ensure it remains the premier platform to capitalise on resilient global travel interest. After extensive consultation with the tourism industry, SAT has taken the … Continue reading

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KENYA TOURISM AWARDS 2012 CONFIRM SUPERIOR CHOICES AS WINNERS | Masai mara

In recent articles about a visit to the Kenya coast there was much talk about both outstanding properties but also about mediocrity and same old same old so it was exciting news over the weekend that the Kenya Tourism Federation and Kenya … Continue reading

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MOMBASA BAR BLAST OPPORTUNISTIC CRIME | cheap kenya tours

The Jericho Bar in the Kisauni area of Mombasa, NOT frequented by tourists it should be mentioned, was subject to a grenade being thrown into the premises, was by tourism sources called an opportunistic crime like similar incidents previously in Nairobi but … Continue reading

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MARASA AFRICA RE-OPEN ABERDARE COUNTRY CLUB AND THE ARK | cheap africa tours

Marasa Africa in Kenya under the hospitality arm of the Madhvani Group in Uganda, have just been re-opened following months of intense refurbishments and attention to detail at the Aberdare Country Club, featured in the picture above, the Ark a treehotelnow … Continue reading

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RAINS MESS UP TOURS TO THE MASAI MARA | budget kenya safaris

Torrential rains led to the closure of the Mai Mahiu Narok road in masai mara park kenya, a crucial throughfare enroute to the world renowned game reserve, forcing safari buses and 4x4s to turn back with clients unable to reach … Continue reading

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WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS FOR AFRICA COME TO NAIROBI IN SEPTEMBER | KENYA vacations

September 26th has been set for Kenyas first ever hosting of the Oscars of Travel when this unique annual award ceremony will come to East Africa s foremost tourism country to celebrate global travel in an African setting. The Africa Hotel Investment … Continue reading

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AIR TANZANIA’S ONLY PLANE CRASHES IN KIGOMA | Tanzania vacations

The financial input by the government of Tanzania into a rescue attempt for ATCL has yesterday come crashing down, pun fully intended, when the airlines single operating plane, a Bombardier Q300 crashed upon a bodged takeoff attempt in Kigoma, according … Continue reading

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DELHI TO BECOME KENYA AIRWAYS SECOND INDIAN DESTINATION (GORILLA TOURS IN UGANDA)

The Pride of Africa is set to launch flights to Delhi, Indias capital city, from the 15th of May onwards, extending their operations to a second destination on the subcontinent after having flown for many years to Mumbai, formerly known … Continue reading

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