A Historic Whale Season

A Historic Whale Season Whale season is well underway in South Africa! In an article recently published by National Geographic, researchers have counted over 30 000 individual humpback whales since the start of whale season at the beginning of July 2019. "In 1979, South Africa took action and banned commercial whaling. By then, the humpback [...]

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Mount Camdeboo Private Game Reserve Introduce Lions

Mount Camdeboo Private Game Reserve Introduce Lions Mount Camdeboo Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape has successfully released three relocated lions after eight weeks in isolation. This is the first time Mount Camdeboo has had lions in 180 years. The lions were relocated from Limpopo’s Marakele National Park and Kwandwe Private Game Reserve near [...]

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Spekboom Project to Reduce Tourism Industry’s Carbon Footprint

Spekboom Project to Reduce Tourism Industry’s Carbon Footprint The Southern African Tourism Services Association (SATSA) and South Africa Tourism (SA Tourism) have launched a carbon offsetting initiative to create awareness about the need to reduce the SA Tourism industry’s carbon footprint. At the 2019 SATSA conference held in the Eastern Cape last week, the SATSA [...]

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Renovations at the Westin Cape Town

Renovations at the Westin Cape Town The Westin Cape Town is in the process of refurbishing their guest rooms and is scheduled to be completed on 20 October 2019. The work on the guest rooms is taking place Monday - Friday from 08h00 to 17h00, where 2 floors will be worked on at a time. [...]

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Makalali Helps to Grow Wild Dog Populations

Makalali Helps to Grow Wild Dog Populations The Makalali Game Reserve, part of the aha Hotels & Lodges portfolio, has become the newest addition to the Wild Dog Range Expansion Project as part of on-going efforts to save the species from extinction. Co-ordinated by the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) and the Wild Dog Advisory Group [...]

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Tswalu Re-Opens Main Lodge

Tswalu Re-Opens Main Lodge Tswalu Kalahari, in the Northern Cape Province, has reopened its main camp, The Motse, following an extensive five-month renovation project which will deliver a new world of luxury, privacy, and exclusivity to guests. The renovations have seen the redesign of the suites and the communal living areas to create new spaces [...]

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Thornybush Collection Introduces Saseka Tented Camp

Thornybush Collection Introduces Saseka Tented Camp Saseka Tented Camp is the newest lodge in the Thornybush Collection, offering a truly unique, luxurious experience in a Big Five nature reserve adjacent to the Kruger National Park. Saseka is the Tsonga word for beautiful and if guests are lucky they might spot a beautiful female leopard which [...]

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New Look For Inyati Game Lodge

New Look For Inyati Game Lodge Inyati Game Lodge in the western section of the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National Park, has undergone a substantial refurbishment. Major structural renovations included an extension of the main veranda area and an expanded dining area. The open-air boma has also been completely rebuilt. [...]

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Londolozi Re-launches Pioneer Camp

Londolozi Re-launches Pioneer Camp The original feeling of Pioneer Camp was re-engineered and restored with the inspiration behind the refreshed look incorporating the Ralph Lauren style into the original safari homestead. Restored memorabilia, photographs, leather and bespoke one-of-a-kind wallpaper lining the Pioneer Camp bar tells a story of the lives of safari pioneers from almost [...]

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Spekboom Project to Reduce Tourism Industry’s Carbon Footprint

Spekboom Project to Reduce Tourism Industry’s Carbon Footprint SATSA and South African Tourism (SA Tourism) have launched a carbon offsetting initiative to create awareness about the need to reduce the tourism industry’s carbon footprint. The initiative comes as South Africa seeks proactively to focus on sustainability as a destination, with the ‘flight shaming’ movement growing [...]

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