New Bridge to Link Botswana, Zimbabwe & Zambia

New Bridge to Link Botswana, Zimbabwe & Zambia The new Kazungula Bridge is set to ease tourist traffic among several African countries and is expected to be complete by 2020. The 923-metre-long bridge will link the towns of Kazungula in Zambia, Kasane in Botswana, and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. The location of the bridge traverses [...]

By |2019-04-16T07:52:16+02:00April 16th, 2019|Regional Update|Comments Off on New Bridge to Link Botswana, Zimbabwe & Zambia

The State of Zimbabwe

The State of Zimbabwe Following the fuel price hike announcement made by the Zimbabwean government on Sunday, 13 January affecting citizens, sporadic protests have arisen in the populous central business districts of Bulawayo and Harare. Since the announcement internet, email and social media connectivity was shut down by the government with internet and email connection [...]

By |2019-01-23T11:10:34+02:00January 23rd, 2019|Regional Update|Comments Off on The State of Zimbabwe

Desert & Delta Refurbishment & Ultimate Family Safari Package News

Desert & Delta Refurbishment & Ultimate Family Safari Package News Each year Desert & Delta Safaris (DDS) closes their camps in February for annual maintenance and general up keep. This year they have extended the closure dates of Camp Xakanaxa & Savute Safari Lodge for some exciting refurbishments. Camp Xakanaxa has commenced refurbishment to all [...]

By |2019-01-09T09:38:40+02:00January 9th, 2019|Regional Update|Comments Off on Desert & Delta Refurbishment & Ultimate Family Safari Package News

Wilderness Safaris’ Xigera to Undergo Major Rebuild

Wilderness Safaris’ Xigera to Undergo Major Rebuild Wilderness Safaris have announced a major rebuild and reinvention of one of their original Okavango Delta camps – Xigera. A brand new Xigera Safari Lodge will reopen in 2019 at its prime location in Moremi Game Reserve in the heart of the Okavango Delta in Botswana. The slightly [...]

By |2018-07-26T09:07:31+02:00July 26th, 2018|Regional Update|Comments Off on Wilderness Safaris’ Xigera to Undergo Major Rebuild

Small Groups at Kwando Safaris Splash Enclave

Small Groups at Kwando Safaris Splash Enclave Small groups with a minimum of 6 adults can book Splash Enclave exclusively. This is ideal for privately guided small groups, or families. Splash Enclave can also accommodate families with children under the age of 6 when booked exclusively. There is one family room with two bedrooms and [...]

By |2018-07-12T12:28:21+02:00July 12th, 2018|Regional Update|Comments Off on Small Groups at Kwando Safaris Splash Enclave

An African Anthology Introduces Saguni Safari Lodge

An African Anthology Introduces Saguni Safari Lodge Saguni Safari Lodge is situated in Moremi East in the Okavango Delta. It is nestled in an island of mature riparian trees, typical of the Okavango Delta. The lodge overlooks the ‘Mbudi Lagoon’, in the beautiful game-rich area of Khwai. The name ‘Saguni’ is a bushman name for [...]

By |2018-07-12T11:46:43+02:00July 12th, 2018|Regional Update|Comments Off on An African Anthology Introduces Saguni Safari Lodge

African Bush Camps Opens New Family-Friendly Lodge in Botswana

African Bush Camps Opens New Family-Friendly Lodge in Botswana After a year of waiting, African Bush Camps, with its partners in Botswana, has been awarded the permits and licences allowing it to open its latest camp, Khwai Bush Camp, on the eastern border of the Moremi Game Reserve. Part of the family-friendly collection of African [...]

By |2018-07-05T10:39:25+02:00July 5th, 2018|Regional Update|Comments Off on African Bush Camps Opens New Family-Friendly Lodge in Botswana

Belmond Luxury Lodge Reopens in Chobe National Park

Belmond Luxury Lodge Reopens in Chobe National Park Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge, strategically located in the remote Savute region of Northern Botswana, in the Chobe National Park, reopened this month following a total rebuild and redesign of the public areas and guest rooms. The new lodge features a luxurious spa, a wildlife viewing hide overlooking [...]

By |2018-06-28T13:47:07+02:00June 28th, 2018|Regional Update|Comments Off on Belmond Luxury Lodge Reopens in Chobe National Park

Wilderness Safaris Reopens Little Makalolo in Zimbabwe

Wilderness Safaris Reopens Little Makalolo in Zimbabwe Wilderness Safaris’ Little Makalolo, situated on a private concession within Hwange National Park, has reopened following a rebuild of its main guest area due to flooding, and an extensive refurbishment of its six traditional-style safari tents. Little Makalolo’s new look was achieved in a way to ensure that [...]

By |2018-06-28T11:40:47+02:00June 28th, 2018|Regional Update|Comments Off on Wilderness Safaris Reopens Little Makalolo in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe & Zambia May Introduce Victoria Falls Bridge Toll

Zimbabwe & Zambia May Introduce Victoria Falls Bridge Toll The Zimbabwe Zambia Joint Tourism Facilitation Sub-Committee has held its inaugural bilateral meeting with tourism officials, agreeing on the need to prioritise seamless service for tourists and to refer the contentious issue of toll fees on vehicles crossing the Victoria Falls to the forthcoming joint bilateral [...]

By |2018-06-14T08:56:05+02:00June 14th, 2018|Regional Update|Comments Off on Zimbabwe & Zambia May Introduce Victoria Falls Bridge Toll
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