World’s leading tourism trade show to focus on sustainable and responsible tourism

It’s again time for a feast of tourism tastes and treats as this year’s International Tourism Bourse (ITB) kicks off in Berlin, Germany next week.  A prominent African presence is expected for the 48 th ITB, which will be held between 5 and 9 March. 

This year, the ITB trade show’s focus will be on sustainable and responsible tourism. But what does this mean for African tourism?

The importan…

World’s leading tourism trade show to focus on sustainable and responsible tourism

It’s again time for a feast of tourism tastes and treats as this year’s International Tourism Bourse (ITB) kicks off in Berlin, Germany next week.  A prominent African presence is expected for the 48 th ITB, which will be held between 5 and 9 March. 

This year, the ITB trade show’s focus will be on sustainable and responsible tourism. But what does this mean for African tourism?

The importan…

Google-funded surveillance drones keeping watch over Namibia’s rhinos

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Google-funded surveillance drones keeping watch over Namibia’s rhinos

When technology and wildlife giants team up, then you know you are looking at a force to be reckoned with.  This is exactly what is playing out in Namibia, where the global conservation giant WWF, is using Google-funded technology to protect Africa’s dwindling rhino population.  According to WWF, they’ve chosen Namibia to feature this latest anti-poaching project because Namibia has shown convinci…

Africa’s Top 10 romantic destinations

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Africa’s Top 10 romantic destinations

Romantic Africa, made popular by stories such as Out of Africa, requires little introduction.  The open landscapes, wildlife camouflaged by waving savannah grasses and always warm sun – Africa is the continent when romantic vacations are on the cards.  And an even bigger draw card is the luxury that Africa offers – luxury safaris, five star hotels, game drives with champagne and strawberries, ther…

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Staying safe on a self-drive safari

Nothing beats the thrill of a self-drive safari with your loved ones, but at the same time it can be incredibly daunting when big wildlife brushes against your vehicle, without the safety or protection of an experienced guide.  National wildlife parks such as the Kruger National Park in South Africa is well-suited for a self-drive safari, but no one should approach such an adventure without famili…