Africa & Indian Ocean Travel Articles

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.

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.

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.

Wilderness Collection's North Island Offers Seychelles Honeymoon Special

Wilderness Collection's North Island Offers Seychelles Honeymoon Special

A Honeymoon Special is now being offered by Wilderness Collection's North Island in the Seychelles, a luxurious and unspoiled tropical haven offering complete privacy to newlyweds.

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.

The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa Opens in Mauritius

The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa Opens in Mauritius

Nestled in lush tropical gardens, the resort enjoys a pristine beachfront location in the historic Turtle Bay of Balaclava on the North West coast of the island.

MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa in the Seychelles Becomes 'BEYOND All-Inclusive'

MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa in the Seychelles Becomes 'BEYOND All-Inclusive'

MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa in Mahé, Seychelles introduces the new 'BEYOND All-Inclusive' concept beginning November 1, 2014.

Ellerman House Launches South African Journey

Ellerman House Launches South African Journey

Ellerman House in Cape Town, South Africa has introduced the 'Ellerman House Journey,' a perfect chance to experience the renowned art and wine in the region.

Kempinski flag now flies in Kinshasa, Africa's third largest city

Kempinski flag now flies in Kinshasa, Africa's third largest city

Kempinski began its management contract for Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo on August 1, 2014 following the signing of an eleven-year management agreement in Geneva in January.

Two Sisters Doing Good in Africa

Two Sisters Doing Good in Africa

Two sisters, Vanessa Parker and Susie Lightfoot, are giving back in Zambia and Malawi respectively with inspired ways of transforming life for African children and their families.

Zambia's Twabuka Community School Receives Donated Laptop Computers

Zambia's Twabuka Community School Receives Donated Laptop Computers

Award-winning US travel writer Candyce H. Stapen (gfvac.com) recently visited Wilderness Safaris' Toka Leya Camp from 15-17 June, not only to enjoy Zambia's renowned hospitality, but also to donate 11 new computers.

Eco-Conscious Luxury Tour Operators Practice Sustainable Tourism

Eco-Conscious Luxury Tour Operators Practice Sustainable Tourism

A trend among tour operators is the practice of sustainable tourism which encourages guests, visitors and hotels in addition to the tour operator itself to be conscious of making a positive impact on the environment, society and community.

Discover More of Morocco

Discover More of Morocco

Attracting the likes of Salma Hayek, Orlando Bloom and Adrien Brody, Morocco proudly stands as one of the most sought-after exotic getaway destinations in the world.