Africa & Indian Ocean Travel Articles

Oberoi's 'Best of Mauritius and Dubai' Offer Combines Total Relaxation with Cosmopolitan Luxury

Oberoi's 'Best of Mauritius and Dubai' Offer Combines Total Relaxation with Cosmopolitan Luxury

The Oberoi Group's ‘Best of Mauritius and Dubai' offer provides an opportunity to escape from the dropping temperatures and onto beautiful, tranquil beaches and vibrant city streets.

Top 10 Things to Pack for an African Safari

Top 10 Things to Pack for an African Safari

Writer Sanja Cloete-Jones, who blogs for wildly romantic Tongabezi lodge near Victoria Falls, has made this useful list of the Top 10 Little Things that Make a Big Difference. (Don't pack them… at your peril.)

First Look at the New andBeyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge, Botswana

First Look at the New andBeyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge, Botswana

Modernism and nature form a dramatic alliance in the design and concept of the new andBeyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge in Botswana.

Mauritius' One&Only Le Saint Geran Launches Traditional Chinese Medicine Spa Program

Mauritius' One&Only Le Saint Geran Launches Traditional Chinese Medicine Spa Program

Guests at the Mauritian hideaway One&Only Le Saint Géran will now have access to a host of new wellness offerings at the Spa as renowned Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner Ken Rosen visits the resort now through December 2014.

Anantara Adds Second Resort in Mozambique

Anantara Adds Second Resort in Mozambique

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas, a leading developer and operator of luxury hotels, resorts and spas, is continuing the expansion of its portfolio in Africa with the opening of its second resort in Mozambique.

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin Honeymoon Like the Royals in the Seychelles

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin Honeymoon Like the Royals in the Seychelles

The Clooneys are off from the canals of Venice to the Indian Ocean island paradise of the Seychelles!

Ebola is Killing the Safari Industry, Survey Finds

Ebola is Killing the Safari Industry, Survey Finds

An extensive survey among 500 safari tour operators concluded that about half are receiving 20 to 70% less bookings due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

The TreadRight Foundation Celebrates World Rhino Day

The TreadRight Foundation Celebrates World Rhino Day

The TreadRight Foundation, a joint initiative between The Travel Corporation's family of brands, celebrates 'World Rhino Day 2014' today with the unveiling of The TreadRight Wildlife Initiative.

Wilderness Safaris Launches New Guided Namibia Exploration

Wilderness Safaris Launches New Guided Namibia Exploration

Wilderness Explorations, the guided journey division of Wilderness Safaris, announces the launch of a new exploration for 2015, the Desert Dune Safari.

5 of the Most Exclusive Villas in Cape Town

5 of the Most Exclusive Villas in Cape Town

Visit the breathtaking, cosmopolitan city of Cape Town on South Africa's southernmost tip and make yourself at home in a private villa rental.

Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp Wins 2014 Fodor's 100 Hotel Awards

Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp Wins 2014 Fodor's 100 Hotel Awards

Fodor's Travel, a leading name in travel guides for more than 75 years, today announced that Cottar's 1920s Safari Camp has been recognized as a 2014 Fodor's 100 Hotel Award winner.

Mauritius' One&Only Le Saint Geran Adds Indian Pavilion To Culinary Offerings

Mauritius' One&Only Le Saint Geran Adds Indian Pavilion To Culinary Offerings

One&Only Le Saint Géran, the Mauritian hideaway known for its easy luxury and attentive service, is introducing a third restaurant: a new Indian Pavilion.

Extraordinary Journeys Introduces Unique Serengeti Bush Adventure with Hadzabe People

Extraordinary Journeys Introduces Unique Serengeti Bush Adventure with Hadzabe People

Extraordinary Journeys is offering travelers the ultimate authentic Serengeti bush experience with its brand new 9-night A Step Back in Time: Serengeti & Hadzabe People safari.

Egyptian Itineraries Unveiled by Insight Vacations

Egyptian Itineraries Unveiled by Insight Vacations

Insight Vacations® will release their exciting new Egyptian itineraries, set to launch in January 2015. Insight has a legacy of bringing travelers to Egypt spanning more than three decades, and after careful monitoring Insight is celebrating the peaceful completion of elections with an improved selection of itineraries exploring this historically-rich destination.

8 Reasons to Visit Botswana in the Green Season

8 Reasons to Visit Botswana in the Green Season

Botswana's summer 'Green Season', November through March, is an exceptional time to safari in Botswana. Magnificent afternoon thunder and lightening storms transform Botswana's arid landscapes into diverse, verdant green wonderlands.