Africa & Indian Ocean Travel Articles

The Luxury Collection announces First Hotel in the Seychelles

The Luxury Collection announces First Hotel in the Seychelles

The Luxury Collection® has announced its planned debut in the Seychelles with the signing of North Island - one of the world’s most luxurious private island resorts.

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve Offers New Wilderness Walking & Fly Camping

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve Offers New Wilderness Walking & Fly Camping

May to September in South Africa’s Eastern Cape are cool and crisp with very little rainfall, making for beautiful weather to set out on foot and explore the ridges and valleys of the wilderness.

Angama Mara Unveils New Chapel in Memory of Co-Founder Steve Fitzgerald

Angama Mara Unveils New Chapel in Memory of Co-Founder Steve Fitzgerald

On December 13, 2018, Angama Mara opened a 100-seat chapel in memory of co-founder Steve Fitzgerald, on what would have been his 65th birthday.

Discover Morocco with Naya Traveler's first-ever founder-led trip, June 3-13

Discover Morocco with Naya Traveler's first-ever founder-led trip, June 3-13

Naya Traveler creates journeys that transcend mass tourism, bringing back purpose and depth to travel through authentic cultural experiences.

Top Tourism Spots in Rwanda

Top Tourism Spots in Rwanda

Rwanda has presently become one of the most visited destinations in Africa, which receive the highest number of travelers from all parts of the world.

A Luxury Hotel for Every Month of the Year

A Luxury Hotel for Every Month of the Year

From whale watching, to afternoon tea, to cocktails on the beach, to archery, Red Carnation’s hotels around the world offer an array of unforgettable adventures.

The Saxon Unveils Renovated Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite

The Saxon Unveils Renovated Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite

The Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa in Johannesburg’s Sandhurst neighborhood has unveiled the newly renovated Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite, in honor of the late president and philanthropist.

Thomson Safaris Offers New Taste of Tanzania Itinerary

Thomson Safaris Offers New Taste of Tanzania Itinerary

Thomson Safaris, the leading luxury safari operator in Tanzania, has announced a brand-new itinerary for 2019, which will highlight the best of the country's wildlife, and explore its rich culture from a culinary perspective, including a visit to the "spice island" of Zanzibar.

At The Royal Livingstone, the Zambian Safari Surrounds You

At The Royal Livingstone, the Zambian Safari Surrounds You

I’ve arrived at The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara, I can’t stop smiling. Right outside the breezy open-area reception are a pair of zebras, lazily munching on grass and completely un-interested in the continued gasps of happy onlookers.

An Escape to Zanzibar's Baraza Resort and Spa

An Escape to Zanzibar's Baraza Resort and Spa

The island of Zanzibar has had a spicy history. Out in the Indian ocean, off the coast of Tanzania, it has for centuries been a key trading post, attracting Arab traders, Portuguese sailors, Persian settlers, British colonists, Bantu people and more, all leaving their influences on everything from architecture to food.

Iconic Le Quartier Francais re-opens following refurbishment

Iconic Le Quartier Francais re-opens following refurbishment

The iconic – and ever-popular – boutique hotel Le Quartier Français, part of the Leeu Collection, located in Franschhoek in the heart of South Africa’s Cape Winelands, has now completed its 18-month-long, ZAR 72 million (approximately £4 million) refurbishment and expansion.

Africa’s Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort - A hidden gem you need to discover

Africa’s Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort - A hidden gem you need to discover

The Swahili word for welcome, karibu, is etched in sand in front of my private beach villa at the luxury Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort—and I indeed feel very welcomed.

Cherish the Old and Discover the New in Johannesburg

Cherish the Old and Discover the New in Johannesburg

Over the past few years, Johannesburg has emerged and grown to become a point of interest waiting to be discovered by travelers, making it a must-see destination in 2019.

Visit 5 African Countries on a 10 day Journey

Visit 5 African Countries on a 10 day Journey

This spectacular journey begins in Johannesburg, South Africa where guests will arrive into the airport and transferred to the Melrose Arch Hotel.

Do Reindeer Safari in the Serengeti?

Do Reindeer Safari in the Serengeti?

For a festive vacation like no other, Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti has a calendar of activities lined up for this Christmas and New Year holidays, all serving as the perfect complement to days out on safari in the Serengeti National Park.