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Jamwal appointed to lead Hilton Durban

Vikram Jamwal has been appointed general manager of Hilton Durban in South Africa.Jamwal most recently served as Hilton’s regional director of revenue for Africa & the Indian Ocean while based in Dubai.“We are very pleased to announce Vikram’s appointment as…

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Kenya expecting 2.2m tourists in 2019

Despite a 0.7% drop in tourists during the first half of the year, Kenya is expecting to grow tourist numbers by 10% compared with last year and reach 2.2 million by the end of 2019, says Cabinet Secretary for Tourism,…

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Founder’s Lodge adopts severely endangered rhino

Founder’s Lodge by Mantis has adopted Munu, one of only around 250 severely endangered Southwestern Black rhino.Munu was blinded in a territorial battle. Since the incident, SANParks has kept Munu in an enclosure, with The White Lion Foundation helping to…

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New South Africa poaching figures

In the first six months of this year, 318 rhinos had been poached in South Africa, said South Africa’s Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Barbara Creecy.Over the same period, 122 alleged poachers had been arrested within the Kruger National…

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Ethiopia launches Moz flight

Ethiopian Airlines will launch a thrice-weekly service to Beira via Chileka International Airport in Blantyre, effective September 3.The flights will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, leaving Addis Ababa at 06h50, arriving in Blantyre at 11h10. It departs for Beira…

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Essential Tips For An Amazing Trip To South Africa

Planning your next trip and thinking about heading to South Africa? You’re definitely in for quite the adventure! Whether you’re looking for a trip where your belly will be filled with an enticing cuisine, magical scenery and an appreciation for…

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Industry petition handed to SA tourism Minister

Tourism stakeholders of the Kruger Lowveld region met with the Minister of Tourism, Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane, to hand over a petition that conveys the Kruger Lowveld Chamber of Business and Tourism’s (KLCBT) and the Local Tourism Organisation’s (LTO) concerns.The petition was…

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New Dar es Salaam airport terminal opens

Terminal III at Dar es Salaam’s Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR) has been officially opened by Tanzania’s President John Magufuli.The new terminal, which cost TZS705bn (€275m), will handle international flights and enable the airport to increase capacity.The opening of the…

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