11
Apr
2018
LIGHTING A FUSE: MEET GILAN GORK, MENTALIST AND FOUNDER OF THE INFLUENCE INSTITUTE

In the first of our series spotlighting this year’s FUSE un-conference speakers, we caught up with mentalist and visionary Gilan Gork to discover the secret to influencing people (and winning friends) and why credibility is everything in luxury travel.

19
Feb
2018
AWARD-WINNING AFRICA: HOW BEKS NDLOVU CROSSES BORDERS TO FIND MAGIC

Social entrepreneur, philanthropist, project manager: Beks Ndlovu’s list of accomplishments prove doing well by doing good is the way forward for the African travel industry. A year after his Innovation Awards win, we caught up with him to see how it has impacted his work.

18
Feb
2018
AWARD-WINNING AFRICA: ROYAL PORTFOLIO’S THE SILO HOTEL

It’s less than a year old, but we already can’t imagine Cape Town without MOCAA – or The Silo Hotel. Designed by Royal Portfolio, their masterwork won them the 2017 DESIGN Africa award. In the run-up to this year’s Innovation Awards, we caught up with them to talk African identity and how destinations should steer designs.

17
Feb
2018
AWARD-WINNING AFRICA: TIME + TIDE & THE RULES OF ENGAGEMENT

For one tiny community in Zambia, disabilities were a source of shame and confusion; until the Time + Tide foundation broke down barriers, winning hearts, minds – and the ENGAGE Africa Award 2017. We caught up with them one year on.

13
Feb
2018
AWARD-WINNING AFRICA: HOW ULTIMATE SAFARIS FUEL CONSERVATION THROUGH EXPERIENCES

Innovation Awards season is well underway – so ahead of this year’s ceremony in May, we’re catching up with last year’s victors. First up: Ultimate Safaris, creators of wonderful Namibian itineraries (and worthy winners of the Experience AFRICA award).

20
Jan
2018
WELCOME TO THE TRIBE: 3 AFRICAN BEACH RETREATS FOR JANUARY BLUES

Truly secluded beach retreats are hard to come by, even in low season – but pockets of true tranquility can still be found; you just have to know where to look. Lucy Shave points you in the direction of a trio of new tribe members, from Zanzibar to Plettenberg Bay.

29
Dec
2017
WELCOME TO THE TRIBE: AFRICA ON TOUR

Forget tired tours and predictable routes – from Sideways-inspired wine excursions to immersive festival experiences, discover three new exhibitors who are are blazing an experiential trail across the continent.