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06 Oct

HOW TO SAVE ON DATA EXPENSES ABROAD

First posted by: Flow PR in Trade News March 17, 2017With mobile device data costing up to R500 per MB, South African businesses are understandably wary about employees roaming while working abroad.But there are ways business travellers can stay connected without breaking the bank, says Corporate Traveller, the corporate...

08 Aug

Tempt your tastebuds on a cooking safari

Kylie Granat reports in Tourism Update that cooking safaris are gaining popularity, with many lodges offering a special-interest cooking or food experience while on safari. They are often interactive, with guests getting to join the chef in the kitchen or around the campfire.African Bush...

13 Jun

30 Super South African Getaways

With the winter holidays around the corner, I thought picking the brains of a real expert in the field of breaking away would be a good idea. As photo editor of Getaway, Teagan Cunniffe has been to more holiday destinations than she can remember. In...

09 May

DINOKENG – AN OVERLOOKED GEM

A tourism gem that is often overlooked by visitors to Johannesburg or Pretoria is Dinokeng. Within easy reach of urban Gauteng, Dinokeng’s slogan speaks directly to time-pressed tourists: “Africa in one day”.The 228 000ha Dinokeng region not only offers a game reserve with a wide variety...

23 Feb

Eco-clubs programme creates positive impact

Kim Emmanuel recently reported for Tourism Update about the success of the “Children in the Wilderness” programme, run by Wilderness Safaris.This programme is being conducted in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana and has already resulted in less littering in communities and improved academic success for...

20 Jan

RHINO SHUTTLES WINS INTERNATIONAL AWARD

Rhino Shuttles have just won a prestigious international award, officially confirming we are the best in our field.After being nominated by clients, we were shortlisted for the Luxury Travel Guide: Africa and Middle East Awards 2017. This awards programme select winners based on their achievements...

05 Jan

RHINO SHUTTLES SHORTLISTED FOR A 2ND AWARD

We are absolutely thrilled at the news that we are on the shortlist for the Luxury Travel Guide’s Africa and Middle East Awards for 2017.Over the past 12 months The Travel Guide has been receiving votes for individuals & companies throughout Africa & the Middle...

28 Nov

TRAVEL LIGHT – 6 TIPS FROM THE EXPERTS

The old adage that you usually take twice the clothes and half the money you need for a holiday rings loud and clear to me. I’m sick of schlepping lead-heavy bags from one destination to the next, so when I saw an article about travelling...

02 Aug

8 of the best travel apps

Technology has certainly made life easier in every way and travel is no exception. Gone are the days when you had to cart along maps, guidebooks and dictionaries. All you need now is your cell phone and a few apps.British award-winning travel writer Mike Gerrard...

18 Jul

A round up of kid-friendly safaris

On 8 July, Michelle Colman published this article in Tourismupdate and I just had to share it with you.A safari can be a bit monotonous for junior members of the family, but an increasing number of lodges and reserves are offering age-appropriate programmes for youngsters....