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  • Chobe Game Lodge takes gold

    Responsible Tourism Awards: Chobe Game Lodge takes gold

    The award ceremony took place at the inaugural African Responsible Tourism Awards at the World Travel Market Africa in Cape Town. Hundreds of properties from around Africa were nominated for several different Responsible Tourism categories including best for Resource Management. An independent judging panel of writers, tourism professionals and...
  • Destination Botswana

    Destination Botswana

    On September 30, 2015, Botswana celebrates 49 years of independence. H&C Magazine, in turn, has been a part of that journey for the past 10 years. A journey that has transformed a tiny, underdeveloped country into one of the fastest growing economies in the world, a world class destination...
  • How to write a persuasive hotel business plan

    By Patrick Landman OK, so you have decided to realise your dream and open your own hotel. You have thought out an amazing concept, delivering unparalleled guest service. The next step would be to write a hotel business plan. It’s like a road map to the opening. However, this...
  • Uganda untamed

    By Swathi Sridharan Big city life I step off the plane in Entebbe and feel my lips stretch into a wide smile. Years of flying have taught me to always choose an aisle seat. While I may miss the view as we land, I have instead enjoyed the freedom...
  • Africa’s Travel Indaba 2018. Image courtesy of kayafm.co.za

    Africa’s Travel Indaba: a bridge for business

    This year’s Africa’s Travel Indaba was hosted over three days from the 7th to the 10th of May. It was three days of intense connecting, marketing and promotion between Africa’s 22 countries – their tourism products and offerings, destinations, tourism authorities, and tourism stakeholders and buyers. The SA Tourism-owned...
  • Concern on the effects of Tourism on indigenous people’s livelihoods

    According to a Geography Professors- Robert K Hitchcock and Rodney L Brandenburg, the impacts of tourism on indigenous peoples are a subject of concern in both anthropology and socioeconomic development. Tourism can be a powerful positive heightening people’s appreciation of indigenous customs and serve as a source of employment...
  • What comes next after elephant trophies?

    Wildlife conservation and animal rights groups are slamming the Trump administration’s move to permit some imports of African elephant trophies, fearing the new system will allow decisions to be made in secret. “The direction that the government is going is not a good one and it’s not being good...
  • Addo Elephant National Park

    Roads in the park are excellent, some are tarred (asphalt) and others are well maintained gravel roads. Normal sedan cars will do just fine and 4×4 vehicles will only be needed if visitors decided to follow the route signposted as a 4×4 trail. Speed limit in the park is...
  • Durban ICC

    Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions

    South Africa provides the corporate visitor with venues and facilities of the highest international standard – for corporate incentive trips, international events and exhibitions. The country is a tantalizing blend of modern vibrant cities and infrastructure, unspoiled wilderness and safaris, countless sandy beaches and with a warm and friendly...