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Hotel Verde takes off

Hotel Verde takes off

Having set themselves the target of building Africa’s greenest hotel, owners Mario and Annemarie Delicio are thrilled by the opening of Hotel Verde.

South African tourism still winning after the 2010 World Cup

Official statistics show that tourists continue to flock to South Africa three years on from the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

It’s the adventure of a lifetime

It’s the adventure of a lifetime

Rickshaw Travel is not a tour operator. It’s not even a holiday company. It’s a unique provider of travel adventures. Since 2008 and in 17 incredible destinations all across Asia, Latin America and Africa, Rickshaw has ensured its clients can enjoy and fully experience local culture and independent travel without stress or hassle . . . and now it has launched a brand new South Africa program.

Ambassador lives up to its name

Ambassador lives up to its name

The stylish Ambassador Hotel, in Bantry Bay in Cape Town, is pressing ahead with its service and facilities upgrade with the opening of Koi, a restaurant that is known for its exemplary Asian cuisine.

Once upon a time

Once upon a time

Grand 17th century architecture nestling in a garden wonderland create a romantic fairytale as past meets present.

A horsey photography holiday in South Africa

A horsey photography holiday in South Africa

The stunning South African bush, its exotic wildlife and mesmerising sunsets will be captured on camera this November, the tour operator’s new photography holiday launching at Ant’s Nest – a luxury bush home.

Combine a safari adventure with idyllic beaches for a honeymoon to remember

Combine a safari adventure with idyllic beaches for a honeymoon to remember

Create memories on a honeymoon of a lifetime as you combine a five-star luxury safari adventure at South Africa’s Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, with pure romantic bliss in the heart of paradise at Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa, Mauritius fronted by the turquoise waters of Tamarin Bay.

The Blue Train does KwaZulu-Natal

The Blue Train does KwaZulu-Natal

The Blue Train is an all-inclusive luxury rail cruise, showcasing some of South Africa's most spectacular scenery, whilst guests are pampered on-board, what has been regularly voted, The World’s Leading Luxury Train.

Three ways to explore South Africa

Three ways to explore South Africa

With the rand recently hitting an all time low against sterling, South Africa is great value for those earning in pounds.

Families invited to actively participate and give back on safari

Families invited to actively participate and give back on safari

Holidays where families can join in and help out without giving up all of their time to volunteering are growing in popularity.

Clos Malverne all geared up for bucolic biking bliss

Clos Malverne all geared up for bucolic biking bliss

For a leisurely tour of the Stellenbosch Winelands of a different kind, Clos Malverne Wine Estate now saddles up exhilarating eco-biking safaris for enthusiasts to explore, experience and enjoy the splendour of the picturesque Devon Valley off the beaten track.

Group tours proving popular with gappers

Group tours proving popular with gappers

Gapping season is just around the corner, and adventurers from across the globe are looking forward to twelve months of unabated thrill seeking on distant shores.

Rapidly dropping Rand spells further good news for Brits

Rapidly dropping Rand spells further good news for Brits

Specialist operator Fleewinter is lowering its prices on holidays to South Africa on a daily basis as the Rand continues to weaken against the pound – over 15% in the last three weeks alone.

Travel company celebrates milestones in fight against rhino poaching

Travel company celebrates milestones in fight against rhino poaching

As the survival of the rhino continues to be threatened by the scourge of poaching in South Africa, luxury experiential travel company andBeyond is celebrating the success of a number of initiatives designed to help save the species.

Gondwana Game Reserve in South Africa

Gondwana Game Reserve in South Africa

The malaria-free Gondwana Game Reserve is South Africa’s hottest destination for independent self-drive family safaris.