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Endorphin Expeditions’ Lakes, Oceans and Rivers Overland Expedition

Cape Maclear is one of the great stops on travel planning company and tour operator Endorphin Expeditions’ Lakes, Oceans and Rivers overland tours. Endorphin Expeditions’ Lakes, Oceans and Rivers overland expedition covers a large chunk of the Zambezi Basin, including Lake Malawi. This multi-day road trip provides participants with an ideal opportunity to discover the

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Avis partners with CemAir to provide new land-and air travel offering

Car rental company Avis today announced a groundbreaking partnership with CemAir, as part of its commitment to delivering enhanced travel experiences. The partnership was launched at CemAir Headquarters in Boksburg today, where both Avis and the airline’s executive teams outlined their ongoing efforts to inspire better journeys through seamless travel. Central to the partnership is

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Black Rhino Range Expansion Project moves its 250th rhino

Black Rhino Range Expansion Project moves its 250th rhino In what has been a year of milestones, WWF’s Black Rhino Range Expansion Project has just completed the successful translocation of its 250th rhino. The Black Rhino Range Expansion Project (BRREP) is celebrating its 20th anniversary in its tireless work to increase the population of this

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Travel and tourism in Africa could create 18 million new jobs

Travel and tourism in Africa could create 18 million new jobs At its Global Summit in Kigali, Rwanda recently, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), in collaboration with VFS Global, revealed that the African travel and tourism sector could add USD168-billion to the continent’s economy and create over 18 million new jobs. According to

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Propelling South Africa’s economy forward, one tourist at a time

Propelling South Africa’s economy forward, one tourist at a time Although South Africa’s tourism industry has struggled to rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic, it is now it a position to pursue aggressive growth. In the first quarter of 2023, South Africa welcomed more than 2 million visitors. Furthermore, over the next decade, this sector is projected

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Sustainability a key element of travel agenda

A new report by World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Trip.com Group, together with Deloitte, reveals a heightened appetite for sustainable tourism amongst consumers, with 69% of travellers actively seeking sustainable travel options1.  In this report, WTTC joined forces again with leading global travel service provider, Trip.com Group and its major consumer brands Trip.com,

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Why would an African tourism business consider ESG?

Why would an African tourism business consider ESG? ESG compliance offers the hospitality and leisure sector in Africa much-needed, low-cost credentials as an additional competitive advantage, in a tight market. By Candice Meyer, Lize-Mari Doubell and Naledi Mbaba The hospitality and leisure sector in South Africa was arguably one of the worst-affected industries during the

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