5 -min. read In honour of National Women’s Day in South Africa, hear the stories of three special ladies making a big splash in South African tourism.
4 -min. read Come December 2018, prepare to say hello to Magashi Camp – a conservation-driven project spearheaded by the combined efforts Wilderness Safaris, the Rwanda Development Board and African Parks. Find out how this high-end masterpiece will be blazing a new safari trail around Akagera National Park.
4 -min. read Despite being inhabited by 12 per cent of the world’s population, Africa accounts for just three per cent of its airline traffic. Richard Holmes investigates why Africa’s skies are comparatively empty – and what the travel industry can do about it.
4 -min. read The perfect mélange of a family-friendly escape and winelands luxury, Boschendal Farm is raising the bar for guest experience for both locals and foreigners alike. Richard Holmes fills us in on their recipe for success.
3 -min. read African airline connectivity has increased in the last year as more and more African flights are spreading their wings across the continent. Get the latest on the air block from Richard Holmes.
4 -min. read Richard Holmes reports on the lodges in the far-flung corners of Africa who’re bringing the fun and sustainable factor to gobbling your greens by growing their own produce in the African bush.
4 -min. read News of Africa is spreading stateside, and US travellers are now more important for the Motherland’s tourism industry than ever before. But how can Africa engage this evolving target market? Richard Holmes investigates.
4 -min. read Wellness and fitness are dominating the world over – and now they’ve reached the African safari scene. Richard Holmes gives us the low-down on how the industry’s pioneers are bringing wellbeing to the bush.
4 -min. read Introducing Shipwreck Lodge: the first five-star lodge to lay claim to the harsh, yet utterly beguiling landscape of the Skeleton Coast. Take the grand tour with Richard Holmes for the latest on this new African treasure.
4 -min. read Richard Holmes caught up with Andy Watts, the newly award-winning master whiskey distiller at The James Sedgwick Distillery, to find out what his achievement means for SA’s whisky scene, and why a wee dram of this top-notch African spirit is making waves worldwide.
5 -min. read Winging your way to Cape Town for We Are Africa? Start your culinary adventure in the Mother City with these five new foodie hotspots…
4 -min. read Everyone, put down your beer: cider is making its grand entrance on the South African circuit. Find out how up-and-coming cider brands like SXOLLIE are getting crafty and flying the South African flag around the Motherland and beyond.
3 -min. read Watch out, Cape Town: Johannesburg fine-dining scene is hot on your F&B heels. Richard Holmes gives us the low-down on Jozi’s fine-dining hotspots that are becoming attractions in their own right.
4 -min. read From Botswana to Zimbabwe, travellers are flocking to Africa to fire a few frames, paving way for a flashy new niche in Africa’s safari industry – one that could provide a replacement for the controversial practice of consumptive hunting safaris, too…
5 -min. read One for your #designgoals: documenting the move from traditional safari clutter to a wanderlust-worthy, guest-centric aesthetic, Richard Holmes delves deeper into the reasons behind the shift in the design of Africa’s most prestigious safari lodges.
3 -min. read The real-life key to Africa’s rise is in the virtual: Richard Holmes gets the low-down on the benefits of VR from African safari brands who’re donning new headsets and opening their eyes and businesses to a whole new world right in front of them.
4 -min. read Deep-sea game fishing is the pinnacle of the piscatorial world – and Africa boasts some of the richest waters on the planet. Here’s where to cast a line…
5 -min. read As the world marks International Women’s Day, we asked three trend-setting members of the tribe for their insights on the impact of women in the African tourism industry.
5 -min. read Plastic: it’s no small fish to fry. Richard Holmes introduces us to the African travel pioneers who’re leading the way by cutting down their single-use plastic consumption.
5 -min. read ‘Holidays’ are no longer a tick-box affair. Travellers are looking for human connections on their adventures for the full, transformative experience. Richard Holmes shows us how bleisure trips can allow us to practise what the industry preaches, and transform your business by making connections and getting your intel first hand.