Africa & Indian Ocean Travel Articles

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Take Your Family to the Serengeti

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Take Your Family to the Serengeti

Summer is an ideal time to take a dream safari vacation with the whole family. June through October is the dry season in Tanzania, and Four Seasons Safari Lodge welcomes children aged two and older.

South Africa’s Oyster Box: A Unique Sense of Luxury

South Africa’s Oyster Box: A Unique Sense of Luxury

The Oyster Box is one of the world’s great hotels, but it is possible to get lost there. It may take a couple of tries to master the route to your room, but the labyrinthian floor plan is a reflection of the hotel’s long, circuitous history dating back to 1863 as a lighthouse.

Oberoi Offers Luxury Accommodation on Land and Sea in ‘Best of Egypt’ Package

Oberoi Offers Luxury Accommodation on Land and Sea in ‘Best of Egypt’ Package

Egypt is a destination that is back on the rise according to The United Nations' World Tourism Organization, which ranked Egypt the second-fastest growing tourist destination of 2017.

Misha Gillingham Visits Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Tanzania

Misha Gillingham Visits Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Tanzania

Ngorongoro Crater Lodge shines like an African palace on the edge of the crater rim in northern Tanzania.

Stay in a Bubble Hotel in the Mauritius Jungle

Stay in a Bubble Hotel in the Mauritius Jungle

Off the Map Travel have launched the opportunity for guests to stay in a luxury clear bubble room on the lush island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean.

The Best Way to Trek Mountain Gorillas in Africa

The Best Way to Trek Mountain Gorillas in Africa

Its goes without saying that mountain gorilla tracking is an unmatched adventure allowing groups of visitors to watch gorillas in the jungle forests of east and central Africa.

Prince Harry and Megan Markle Choose Namibia for the Royal Honeymoon

Prince Harry and Megan Markle Choose Namibia for the Royal Honeymoon

With news of Prince Harry and Megan Markle’s honeymoon destination of choice, Namibia is marking the arrival with three new lodges.

Cape Town Still Most Beautiful City in the World, Despite Water Crisis

Cape Town Still Most Beautiful City in the World, Despite Water Crisis

Cape Town may be experiencing a drought but tourism is still very much still open for business. Over the past three years Cape Town has decreased its water consumption by around 60%.

Abercrombie & Kent Opens New Office in Kigali, Rwanda

Abercrombie & Kent Opens New Office in Kigali, Rwanda

Luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent has opened an office in the capital of Rwanda, Kigali. This is the company’s 10th office in sub-Saharan Africa and the 53rd worldwide.

Singita Kwitonda Lodge to Open in Rwanda in August 2019

Singita Kwitonda Lodge to Open in Rwanda in August 2019

Singita is extending its conservation footprint to Rwanda, an extraordinarily beautiful, small country where more than one third of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas live in the high-altitude cloud forests of the Volcanoes National Park.

The Royal Portfolio Launches Villa Escape Itinerary in South Africa

The Royal Portfolio Launches Villa Escape Itinerary in South Africa

The Royal Portfolio, a collection of iconic hotels and private residences in South Africa has launched an eight-night, all-inclusive Villa Escape package.

Island Elegance at Tsara Komba Luxury Beach and Forest Lodge

Island Elegance at Tsara Komba Luxury Beach and Forest Lodge

The spectacular beauty of Tsara Komba Luxury Beach and Forest Lodge - situated on the slopes of a dormant volcano, amongst tropical trees on the island of Nosy Komba in Madagascar, with its panoramic view of the Indian Ocean – leaves Gillian McLaren spellbound.

Celebrate South African Summer at The Oyster Box Hotel in Durban

Celebrate South African Summer at The Oyster Box Hotel in Durban

Splash out this summer with one of the incredible experiences on offer at Durban’s iconic Oyster Box Hotel, the top hotel in South Africa.

Marie France Van Damme Opens Boutique at La Mamounia, Marrakech

Marie France Van Damme Opens Boutique at La Mamounia, Marrakech

Marie France Van Damme, the Hong Kong-based designer known for her globally influenced line of luxury resort, swim, and ready-to-wear, continues to expand her presence worldwide with the opening of the brand’s tenth boutique in December, 2017.

Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech Opens in Morocco

Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech Opens in Morocco

Luxury hotel brand Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, part of AccorHotels, announces the opening of Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech in Morocco, the latest addition to its exclusive portfolio of distinctive hotels worldwide.