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Revised KAZA Univisa Now Available

As of the 21st December 2016, the KAZA (Kavango-Zambezi) Univisa is back. At a cost of just US $50 per person, the timing could not have been better as it comes hot on the heels of the recent official opening of the brand new Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula International...

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Sun City Gets R1-billion Refurb

36 years after its opening, and after a five-year R1-billion refurbishment, the Sun City Resort in Pilanesberg has set its sights on growing its popularity still further, and on increasing its share of the growing conventions and meetings business in South Africa....

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Anantara Hotels in Victoria Falls

Anantara Hotels have recently taken over ownership of both The Royal Livingstone and Zambezi Sun hotels. The properties have undergone upgrades in service areas and a soft upgrade has been undertaken to some rooms. The hotels have officially rebranded as The Royal...

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Visit Kapama Lodge

Kapama Lodge offers the discerning visitor a cost-effective alternative amongst the Sabi Sands Game Lodges, as well as capacity for a larger group to all stay in one lodge together. Located within the expansive Kapama Private Game Reserve, Kapama River Lodge...

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The Silo Hotel Opens

The V&A Waterfront is regarded by many as the best place to stay in Cape Town and, with over 24 million visitors a year, remains Africa’s busiest tourist attraction. The prime positioning of the V&A Waterfront boasts sweeping views of the ocean, city bowl and...

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Ivory Lodge Relaunched

The completely rebuilt and relaunched Lion Sands Ivory Lodge opened on the 1st of November 2016. Ivory increased from 6 to 8 suites as well as a 2 Bedroom Family Villa.

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