Travel for good

Caleo Foundtion’s #BedNightsForFoodParcels fundraising initiative

Filed in Travel for Good by on May 19, 2020
Caleo Foundtion’s #BedNightsForFoodParcels fundraising initiative

In the spirit of giving back during the global pandemic #lockdown, the Caleo Foundation has launched a #bednightsforfoodparcels fundraising initiative to support vulnerable communities in South Africa. The Caleo Foundation is a non-profit conservation organisation established in Switzerland. In South Africa the Caleo Foundation is custodian of both Sanbona Wildlife Reserve and Jock Safari Lodge.  Using […]

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Travel better in a post Covid-19 world

Filed in Travel for Good by on May 13, 2020
Travel better in a post Covid-19 world

A new instabook by Bruce Poon Tip (founder of G-Adventures) challenges us to do better and travel better in a post Covid-19 world. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought the global travel industry to a complete standstill and it is unlikely to ever be the same again. While reflecting on how this interruption would impact the […]

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Destination South Africa

Mtunzini – explore nature’s bounty

Mtunzini – explore nature’s bounty

Mtunzini, meaning ‘Place in the Shade’, is an unspoilt coastal town with much to offer the birding or wildlife enthusiast. The town, situated on a hill overlooking the coastline, has pristine dune forest and an estuary lined with mangrove swamp forest. The Umlalazi Nature Reserve in Mtunzini offers visitors wonderful opportunities to experience both land and […]

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Qambathi Mountain Lodge

Qambathi Mountain Lodge

Qambathi Mountain Lodge in the southern Drakensberg is the ideal location for exploring this spectacular UNESCO Heritage Site with it’s mountain splendour, history and culture – or just take the time to relax in the tranquil surroundings.   An old farmhouse has been lovingly restored and now boasts wonderfully quirky decor – handmade & locally […]

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Destination Africa

Attitude Hotels calls for tourism to leave positive footprint on Mauritius

Filed in Environment, Mauritius, News by on January 5, 2020
Attitude Hotels calls for tourism to leave positive footprint on Mauritius

Attitude Hotels calls for a collective movement and commitment for a tourism that leaves a positive footprint on Mauritius. Invited tourism industry and media were able to experience firsthand the incredible commitment made by Attitude Hotels to operating sustainably at the opening of the newly renovated Lagoon Attitude on the shores of the beautiful Anse […]

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Mauritius – Travel Like a Local with Attitude Hotels

Mauritius – Travel Like a Local with Attitude Hotels

There is a hotel group in Mauritius that enables its guests to experience the Mauritian ‘art de vivre’, the authentic Mauritian way of life. The team at Attitude Hotels, led from the front by CEO Jean Michel Pitot and COO Vincent Desvaux de Marigny, promote their ‘Otentik Attitude’ by doing things differently, authentically… From the […]

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Destination World

Bangkok – Getting off the Beaten Track

Filed in Asia, Destination World, Thailand, Uncategorized by on January 10, 2020
Bangkok – Getting off the Beaten Track

Getting off the beaten track in Bangkok is one way to say ‘NO’ to over-tourism. There’s much to be said about over-tourism, and a quick google search will reveal posts about irate locals protesting their overcrowded cities, island beaches being closed to allow the natural environment to recover and city officials moving Instagram-worthy branding in […]

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The most secret locations in Vietnam

Filed in Asia, Conservation, Destination World, History, Vietnam by on December 9, 2019
The most secret locations in Vietnam

You might be visiting Vietnam to see the most popular destinations and busiest tourist attractions. There’s no shortage of them, after all – from the otherworldly beauty of Ha Long Bay, Sapa, and the Tonkinese Alps, to the urban charms of busy cities like Hanoi, there’s enough to keep anyone occupied. Or, you might prefer […]

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Getting there

Tread Lite – a new kind of 4×4 hire

Tread Lite – a new kind of 4×4 hire

If you were to ask a collection of past travelers what their preferred route was and where they travelled to on their vacation to South Africa, you are bound to get a list as varied as the number of people you ask. This is due to the diversity in attractions and possible routes available, all […]

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News

Wild Shots Outreach: 100 Beautiful Things

Filed in News, Uncategorized by on May 12, 2020
Wild Shots Outreach: 100 Beautiful Things

The V&A Waterfront, in partnership with Platform Creative Agency, has launched a new initiative that celebrates the creativity and ingenuity of the makers behind some of South Africa’s most inspiring projects, products, ideas and experiences. The Wild Shots outreach initiative features 100 Beautiful Things, all of which are designed with either compassion, sustainability, future-thinking or […]

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Mike Tavares chats tourism in Africa

Filed in News by on May 5, 2020
Mike Tavares chats tourism in Africa

The shock of the coronavirus for the global economy and financial markets is without a doubt a unique event, the economic disruption is enormous on both supply and on the demand side. The impact on the markets, and in particular on the global market is unprecedented in recent history. With the Tourism industry heavily affected, Destinations […]

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