Desert & Delta Safaris has announced that it now offers permanent scenic helicopter flights at Camp Okavango and Xugana Island Lodge. Walter Smith, Desert & Delta Marketing Director, says: “Having a helicopter at the camp means that scenic flights will be more affordable for a memorable addition to your travellers safari in Botswana. Seeing the Okavango

  Durban – The first direct, non-stop flight, between London’s Heathrow Airport and King Shaka International, took place on Tuesday morning to much fanfare where the first passengers were greeted on the tarmac by the Mayor of Durban and the MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs. The new British Airways Dreamliner 787-7 took

Effective October 30, 2018, Air France, KLM and Joon will change their baggage policy for flights to and from South Africa to Europe in the economy cabin. Economy class passengers will now only be allowed one piece of luggage with a maximum weight of 23kg. All tickets issued before October 30, will still be entitled

High Tea at Table Mountain Cableway in Cape Town, South Africa The Table Mountain Cableway in Cape Town has now introduced a brand new experience for the visitors, the Very High Tea. Hosted in the Wi-Fi Lounge, at the summit of Table Mountain, offering panoramic views of the City and its surroundings, guests are invited

The Government of Kenya announced a ban on the use, manufacture and import of all plastic bags. Kenya today is the 11th country to take action in support of the UN Environment campaign. In Africa, Rwanda and Morocco have already banned plastic bags and other countries are set to announce measures in the coming weeks.

TOURISM DEVELOPMENT LEVY The Levy Background The Ministry of Environment Natural Resources’ Conservation and Tourism through the Botswana Tourism Organisation wishes to announce the introduction of an obligatory Tourism Development Levy (TDL) Purpose of the Levy The objective of the Levy is to raise funds for conservation and national tourism development in order to support

Uganda & Rwanda have advised that a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate is now mandatory for all visitors. Kenya & Tanzania have advised that passengers arriving from the countries listed below are required to present a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate:   Angola Kenya Argentina Liberia Benin Mali Bolivia Mauritania Brazil Niger Burkina Faso Nigeria

We are happy to inform you that the Department of Immigration Services of Kenya officially announced that the waiving of visa fees for children 16 years and under has come into effect as of February 1st, 2016.

Parents can breathe a sigh of relief after the Department of Home Affairs announced on Thursday it is amending its controversial rule that makes it a requirement for parents to have their minor children’s unabridged birth certificates available before they can travel. Director general – Mkuseli Apleni said the regulations were being reviewed and amended. The amended law

KENYA ANNOUNCES MASSIVE TOURISM INCENTIVES FOR WORLD TRAVELLERS. Mombasa, 12 January 2016, Speaking at the opening of Kenya’s first luxury yachting marina (English Point Marina) in Mombasa, H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta unveiled an unprecedented tourism incentive package to attract world travelers back to Kenya. Visa fees for children under 16 will be scrapped indefinitely from