STORIES FROM WE ARE AFRICA, THE AFRICAN CONTINENT AND AROUND THE GLOBE
The new hospitality landscape revolves less around brands talking about themselves and more around people talking about brands. Enter offline activities, communities and collaborations as hospitality’s new marketing strategy.
From sun-seekers soaking up the sands of Cape Town’s glamorous Atlantic seaboard, to eco-tourists watching Leatherback turtles lay their eggs
Taking place at FUSE, We Are Africa’s first un-conference in partnership with Wilderness Safaris, hosted at Grand Café & Beach, SPARK is your chance to stand in front of Africa’s leading high-end travel experts and pitch your groundbreaking idea that will change the future of the industry. Find out how to get involved.
While the menu at Greenhouse is undoubtedly indulgent, chef Ashley Moss and his team of chefs are working hard to ensure not a single scrap goes to waste.
Peter Mabeo is the founder of a design brand that harnesses internationally-revered design talent and places it alongside their own homegrown design team.
Celebrating diversity, Burkina Faso’s FESPACO film festival aims to bring together the brightest and best from Africa’s fast-growing film industry.
These first-timers are challenging expectations of how we view Africa, whether by conflating expectations of a country or providing a different lens to see.
Intrepid tourists are packing their bags with the goal of sweating their way across 42 kilometres of unrivalled landscapes in these African marathons.
While many travellers head to Africa in search of the Big Five, a growing number of visitors are arriving for some of the best birdwatching on the planet.
We talk to Colin Bell about his latest venture, Sable Alley, located in an extraordinary, and completely uninhabited, part of Botswana.
We’re offering We Are Africa tribe members the once-in-a-lifetime chance to track gorillas in Virunga National Park with extraordinary Park Director Emmanuel de Merode and acclaimed conservationist and philanthropist Jochen Zeitz. Not your average fam trip, then…
Africa is proving itself to be one of the world’s premier destinations for horseback safaris, blending world-class guides with charming wilderness camps.
With more than 150 hotels spread across 22 countries worldwide, Bangkok-based hospitality company Minor Hotels has its sights set firmly on Africa.
Eight senior travel editors and writers share their optimistic predictions for travel trends emerging in year ahead.
Any visitors to Mauritius, an island nation about 2,000 miles off the coast of Africa, need to explore further afield than piña coladas and infinity pools.
Cape Town’s La Tête recently made the list of CNN’s best new restaurants in the world for 2017. Eugene Yiga spoke to restaurateur Giles Edwards to find out the secret ingredient of his success.
The call to ban photographic entries using bait begs the question: what is baiting wildlife photographers? Is it the reward of capturing an incredible image, or of immersing oneself in the wild?
For a glimpse into African culture through its art, the vibrant galleries and exhibition spaces in these African cities are the perfect start.
Africa boasts 90 World Heritage Sites designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) – discover a few here.
Afrophiles are in luck, with five highly-anticipated African hotel openings pencilled in on our calendar over the next eight months.
This year’s Innovation Awards panel are a mix of artists, conservation experts, marketing masterminds and experience designers.
Cape Town creative Danielle Clough encapsulates both the pre- and post-viral world. The craft that she has become known for is as timeless as can be.
Shark Spotters is an independent non-profit organisation that employs a remarkably simple solution to keep water users and sharks safely apart.
Travellers looking for a new way to discover Johannesburg or Cape Town need look no further than burgeoning art and design gatherings First Thursdays.
Cape Leopards still roam wild, seen only by dedicated researchers working for the Cape Leopard Trust (CLT), a not-for-profit conserving the threatened cats.
Daniel Adidwa, Founder and CEO of Tour2.0, is a firm believer that growth of the cultural and community tourism sector will benefit tourists, trade, and our communities.
The gastronomic transformation of the countryside around Cape Town means many foodie tourists are heading to the Cape Winelands.
A Cape Town blogger turned rising art star, Tony Gum is one of the world’s most exciting young creatives.
The giraffe population has plummeted from an estimated 157,000 to 97,000 in 20 years, with some calling it a silent extinction. But new studies about this misunderstood creature may enhance conservation efforts to protect it.
Although most visitors come to simply soak up the sun, Africa’s coastline is establishing itself as one of the world’s top destinations for surf travel.