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Mpumalanga Game Reserves

The presidential suite at Tintswalo Safari Lodge has undergone renovation.

The presidential suite at Tintswalo Safari Lodge has undergone renovation. The lodge is located in the Manyeleti Private Game Reserve concession in Mpumalanga. The renovation saw the old kitchen completely removed and the lounge almost doubled in size. A brand-new kitchen has been built in an entirely new, separate area behind the lounge. As a Read more…

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legend lodges

Legend Lodges, Hotels & Resorts is extending its portfolio

Legend Lodges, Hotels & Resorts is extending its portfolio of properties following a rebranding initiative. In May, the company rebranded, changing its name to Legend Hospitality Group. The company also acquired Phofu Eco Safari Lodge, in the Kang area of Botswana. This is an exclusive game reserve and can cater up to 18 guests in Read more…

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Protea Hotel Mossel Bay has recently undergone refurbishment

Protea Hotel Mossel Bay in the Garden Route has recently undergone refurbishment. Eight rooms were upgraded from family rooms to deluxe rooms with new king-size beds that can be split into two twin beds. The furnishings feature woodwork with all furniture sourced from the nearby town of George. Protea Hotel Mossel Bay is situated on Read more…

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South African mountains

Magaliesberg has been declared a World Biosphere Reserve

Magaliesberg a World Biosphere Reserve Magaliesberg has been declared a World Biosphere Reserve, the International Coordinating Council of the Programme on Man and the Biosphere (MAB) has announced. This follows a lobbying campaign and sustained efforts that began in 2006. MAB is a Unesco programme that aims to build a supportive and sustainable relationship between Read more…

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altantic seaboard

Tintswalo Atlantic is on track to re-open in late October 2015.

Tintswalo Atlantic is on track to re-open. The lodge was situated at the foot of Chapman’s peak and was burnt down during the Cape Town mountain fire that started on March 1. Keith Rudd and Caroline Wright from Spatial Concepts and owners Ernest and Gaye Corbett and Lisa and Warwick Goosen are heading up the Read more…

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Kruger National Park

Singita Lodge to re-open this month after revamp.

Singita Lodge to re-open this month after revamp. Singita will unveil the Singita Ebony Lodge, situated on the Sabi River, this month after its complete redesign. The new lodge will have 12 suites, each with its own private pool. The existing walls in the safari-style tent suites were replaced by canvas and glass to maximise Read more…

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flights to South Africa

SAA has claimed the prestigious title as the best in the world

SAA has claimed the prestigious title as the best in the world, engineering and maintenance South African Airways Technical (SAA Technical / SAAT) has claimed the prestigious title as the Best Line Maintenance Provider for 2015 at the annual Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance Awards (ATE&M Awards) announced on Wednesday, 27 May 2015, at the Read more…

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Cape West Coast a playground

Cape West Coast a playground The discovery of culture, heritage, adventure,  wine and cuisine, and great authentic experiences. Earlier this month, four avid riders set out on scooters for a 270km week-long journey from Cape Town to Lambert’s Bay, down the picturesque Cape West Coast. Local radio presenter, Guy McDonald; actor and comedian, Siv Ngesi; Read more…

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