Africa & Indian Ocean Travel Articles

Africa's First Johnnie Walker Whisky Bar Launched at The Saxon Hotel

Africa's First Johnnie Walker Whisky Bar Launched at The Saxon Hotel

This month sees The Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa in Johannesburg launch the eagerly awaited Johnnie Walker whisky bar.

Wilderness Safaris' Linkwasha Camp Opens in Zimbabwe

Wilderness Safaris' Linkwasha Camp Opens in Zimbabwe

Wilderness Safaris' Linkwasha Camp officially opens today in a private concession of the southeast corner of Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe.

Living in Style: Morocco

Living in Style: Morocco

In the 1960s Morocco was a hot destination for hippies who tripped out on the magic of North Africa. Today, the international jet set meets in Marrakech.

South Africa's Sabi Sabi Opens Luxury Villas at Bush Lodge

South Africa's Sabi Sabi Opens Luxury Villas at Bush Lodge

Sabi Sabi, one of South Africa's premier private game reserves, announces the opening of Bush Lodge Luxury Villas. Each of the two opulent villas comprises two bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a lounge, library, dressing room, patio and pool.

Nelson Mandela's Former Home Reopens as a Private Villa

Nelson Mandela's Former Home Reopens as a Private Villa

This May Nelson Mandela's former home on Shambala Private Game Reserve opens to the public for the first time. A place of quiet reflection, the property welcomes guests looking for an authentically African retreat steeped in history.

La Mamounia Launches Amala Luxury Skincare at Morocco's  Most Legendary Spa Oasis

La Mamounia Launches Amala Luxury Skincare at Morocco's Most Legendary Spa Oasis

Amala, the world's premier plant-powered luxury skincare brand, is now the signature line for La Mamounia, a legendary palace retreat that has come to define traditional Moroccan hospitality.

Limalimo Lodge Ethiopia New Luxury Eco-Travel Destination

Limalimo Lodge Ethiopia New Luxury Eco-Travel Destination

Launching in September 2015, Limalimo Lodge will be the realization of a dream for two native Simien mountain guides who want to share, cherish and preserve the wildlife and spectacular scenery of a precious environment they have loved for decades.

Sven Lindblad Appointed Cultural Ambassador of Seychelles

Sven Lindblad Appointed Cultural Ambassador of Seychelles

The Seychelles Ministry of Tourism has appointed Sven-Olof Lindblad, CEO of Lindblad Expeditions, as Cultural Ambassador of Seychelles.

Feel Like a Star with The Twelve Apostles Experience

Feel Like a Star with The Twelve Apostles Experience

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa's new package showcases every highlight this Leading Hotels of the World member property has to offer, from a helicopter flight and High Tea to a fine dining evening and relaxing spa treatment.

The Villa Rosa Kempinski 5 Star Luxury in Nairobi, Kenya

The Villa Rosa Kempinski 5 Star Luxury in Nairobi, Kenya

Did you know that Kenya is one of the largest exporters of flowers? If you didn't know that before, you will know that when you step inside the Villa Rosa Kempinski hotel.

Get Your Fitness Fix on Safari at Sabi Sabi

Get Your Fitness Fix on Safari at Sabi Sabi

Traveling is always a challenge to the waistline – even on safari. Earth Lodge at Sabi Sabi Game Reserve in South Africa has decided it's not necessarily so.

Big Five Tours & Expeditions Launches Collection of Trips for Children Ages 5-11

Big Five Tours & Expeditions Launches Collection of Trips for Children Ages 5-11

Big Five Tours & Expeditions has unveiled a new collection of family-focused itineraries called Precious Journeys that cater specifically to families traveling with children of ages five to 11.

New Traditional Mauritian Afternoon Tea at Westin Turtle Bay Mauritius

New Traditional Mauritian Afternoon Tea at Westin Turtle Bay Mauritius

The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa, Mauritius has launched a unique ‘Afternoon Sea' ritual for guests, a Mauritian take on the traditional British Afternoon Tea.

10 Reasons Why Zambia is Africa's Hidden Safari Gem

10 Reasons Why Zambia is Africa's Hidden Safari Gem

Leading exotic wildlife travel expert Wild Planet Adventures specializes in intimate encounters with exotic wildlife in less-traveled destinations that feature more animals and fewer tourists.

Spring into South Africa with African Travel, Inc.

Spring into South Africa with African Travel, Inc.

South Africa is renowned for its nearly eternal sunshine, a subtropical coastal playground boasting warm temperatures and utopian beaches.