African Tourism Board (ATB) Task Force members and tourism experts are seeking European Union support for Africa’s tourism recovery.
If you’re in Cape Town and you want to unwind on a lazy Sunday afternoon, get behind the wheel and drive to the amazing Cape Point. The road trip will exceed all your expectations. Packed with diverse ocean views, dramatic landscapes and beautiful sceneries, Cape Point is the perfect place to be if you want to relax while in Cape Town. As a matter of fact, the whole False Bay is famous for its fishing villages, wealth of activities and quaint towns.
One of the greatest wildlife spectacles in the world is the annual migration in East Africa. More than 1.4 million wildebeest, along with 200,000 zebras and gazelles, cover about 1,800 miles each year in their search for food. The migration covers the vast plains of the Serengeti and the golden hills of the Masai Mara. Witnessing this migration is awe-inspiring as one of the most striking spots of the migration is the gathering of the herds at the Mara River in Kenya and Grumeti River, in Tanzania starting July until September.
Starwood Hotels brand Le Méridien has announced plans for investing some $200 million in 13 hotels across the MEA over the next three years. The French brand has served the Middle East and Africa region for over three decades, and this announcements ensures the firming up of the hoteliers’ international footprint.
Reed Travel Exhibitions, the world’s leader in organizing travel events, has just announced ILTM Africa. Based on the popularity of their Americas event, the exhibition experts will open the Cape Town contingent April 8th and 9th of 2013.
Singapore’s Changi airport took it on the chin recently when Qantas announced their deal with Emirates, making Dubai their new Europe to Australia hub. Starting in April of next year, flights in between London and Frankfurt, and Australia will connect in Dubai.
For those seeking adventure, or at least seeking to read about adventurers, here’s a bit from National Geographic Traveler’s own Andrew Evans. According to the news, Evans is testing his Digital Nomad reputation by navigating the vastness of the Atlantic between South America’s Cape Horn and Africa’s Cape of Good Hope.
South African Airways and Sabre Travel Network have just penned a multi-year deal for Sabre to distribute South African’s fares across Sabre’s vast global network.