Africa & Indian Ocean Travel Articles

W Sharm El Sheikh and Residences to Open in 2020

W Sharm El Sheikh and Residences to Open in 2020

Starwood Hotels & Resorts today announced that it will launch the iconic W Hotels brand in Egypt in 2020 with the opening of W Sharm El Sheikh and The Residences at W Sharm El Sheikh.

Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech Now Open

Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech Now Open

The elegant and contemporary resort is set among 20 hectares of landscaped gardens filled with the scent of 100,000 roses, with the snow-capped Atlas Mountains providing a stunning backdrop.

The Mystical Magic of Marrakech

The Mystical Magic of Marrakech

Prepare to lose yourself along with your sense of direction in Marrakech's manic maze of streets that sprawl out to form the world's largest souk, at the foothills of the majestic Atlas mountains.

Win A Luxury African Safari Worth US$10,000

Win A Luxury African Safari Worth US$10,000

Help caption this photo and you could win a luxury African Safari worth US$10,000

Christmas in Style at Vamizi Island Private Villas

Christmas in Style at Vamizi Island Private Villas

Christmas is a time for relaxing with friends and family. This year there is no better place to escape to than the sublime barefoot luxury island retreat of Vamizi Island in Mozambique.

La Conciergerie Indian Ocean Partners with myconcierge Dubai

La Conciergerie Indian Ocean Partners with myconcierge Dubai

Dubai is the hub for airline passengers flying for leisure and holidays towards Indian Ocean destinations thanks to the extensive Emirates Airline route network.

Leeu House to Open in Franschhoek on December 1st

Leeu House to Open in Franschhoek on December 1st

Leeu House, an exclusive 5-star, 12-bedroom boutique hotel located in the heart of Franschhoek, South Africa's gourmet capital in the picturesque Franschhoek Valley, will open its doors on 1st December 2015.

Special Offers from Royal Mansour in Marrakech

Special Offers from Royal Mansour in Marrakech

Royal Mansour in Marrakech recently announced four new packages. Each of the below offers are available through the end of the year and focus on connecting hotel guests with local culture and attractions. Highlights include golfing, museum and palace tours, spa treatments,and dining experiences.

Top 5 'Under the Stars' Experiences at Sanctuary Retreats Africa

Top 5 'Under the Stars' Experiences at Sanctuary Retreats Africa

Sanctuary Retreats,the exclusive portfolio of luxury safari lodges, camps and cruises located in some of the most breath-taking destinations around the world now offer guests the opportunity to experience five of the most exhilarating activities by starlight in Africa.

Botswana: A Great Multi-Generational Safari Destination

Botswana: A Great Multi-Generational Safari Destination

From the arid landscape of the Kalahari Desert to the flood plains of the Okavango Delta, Botswana is home to some of the most unique big game viewing in Africa.

Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa Mauritius To Debut on Nov. 1

Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa Mauritius To Debut on Nov. 1

The countdown to the unveiling of Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Mauritius on 1 November is underway, with the extensive six-month renovation of the legendary Le Touessrok nearly complete.

Belmond Eagle Island Lodge to Re-Open as Botswana's Ultimate Water-based Safari

Belmond Eagle Island Lodge to Re-Open as Botswana's Ultimate Water-based Safari

The ultimate Okavango Delta water-based safari, Belmond Eagle Island Lodge in Botswana reopens in November 2015 following an almost total rebuild, bringing innovation and originality to the Okavango experience.

New Luxury Hotel Brand to Debut on South Africa's Western Cape

New Luxury Hotel Brand to Debut on South Africa's Western Cape

Leeu Collection, a new luxury hotel brand created by founder Analjit Singh, opens reservations today for Leeu House, the first of two new boutique properties in the winelands of South Africa. Leeu House is set to open on December 1, 2015.

Delta Air Lines Bans Big Game Hunting Trophies

Delta Air Lines Bans Big Game Hunting Trophies

As world outrage over Cecil the Lion's death grows, one of the United States' largest airlines tells hunters to find another way to bring home the bodies of lions, tigers and other wildlife.

Singita Launches New Ebony Lodge

Singita Launches New Ebony Lodge

This June, Singita unveiled a complete re-design of its original lodge, Singita Ebony, in South Africa. Singita Ebony is where the story began twenty-two years ago on land owned by Singita founder, Luke Bailes.