Africa & Indian Ocean Travel Articles

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Castello di Monte Celebrates 10 Years of Five Star Hospitality in Style

Castello di Monte Celebrates 10 Years of Five Star Hospitality in Style

Castello di Monte was launched as a Tuscan 5-star guesthouse 10 years ago and has grown from strength to strength, establishing a sterling reputation for offering bespoke hospitality.

7 New Itineraries in 2015 for Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic

7 New Itineraries in 2015 for Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced seven new itineraries for 2015 aboard National Geographic Explorer. The diverse itineraries range from the iconic to the little known, mostly wild, with human history and culture woven in.

Newly Opened Ecca Lodge Celebrates the Vibrant Colors of the African People

Newly Opened Ecca Lodge Celebrates the Vibrant Colors of the African People

Situated in South Africa's malaria free Eastern Cape, Kwandwe Game Reserve's Ecca Lodge has opened following a full refurbishment of its 6 stand-alone suites and guest areas.

The Marly, Beachfront Boutique Hotel Opens in Cape Town

The Marly, Beachfront Boutique Hotel Opens in Cape Town

A luxury boutique hotel has newly opened in Camps Bay, Cape Town's trendy beach destination.

Discovering Moroccan Traditions in Marrakech

Discovering Moroccan Traditions in Marrakech

Marrakech clearly unburdened itself of the rule book long ago. Its tortuously twisting streets can rattle even the most adept map reader. The distractions, from sparkling horse drawn carriages in the medina to diaper-clad monkeys in the central square, are bordering on psychedelic.

Front Row Seats at Bushmans Kloof for the Spring Flower Spectacle

Front Row Seats at Bushmans Kloof for the Spring Flower Spectacle

Magnificent spring flowers are in full bloom in the Cederberg, thanks to excellent early winter rains. Witness the best seats in the house with Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, where guests are guaranteed to marvel at this annual natural wonder.