In February 2016, five Travel Counsellors visited KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) on a week-long educational. Marc Fitchett, Jeanette Coughlan, Claire Walker, Stephen Rowlay and Debbie Bosacki joined Natalie de la Porte, the UK representative for Tourism KwaZulu-Natal (TKZN) and Keith Matthews from the TKZN Durban head office to learn more about this exceptionally diverse area of South Africa. As well as showcasing the destination’s fine food and wine, the itinerary featured many of the
Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp It is now 10 years since Little Bush Camp, the newest lodge in the Sabi Sabi Portfolio, first opened its doors to guests. In celebration of this anniversary, Little Bush Camp has undergone a major transformation. Taking its place as a beautifully intimate lodge with its own unique personality, the recently refurbished suites at Little Bush Camp are perfectly positioned between the eclectic "Today" design of Bush Lodge, and the avant garde "Tomorrow"
When asked about Durban, many people are only vaguely aware of South Africa’s ‘other’ coastal city. In the tourism industry, we thing mainly about Indaba, the tourism conference hosted at the Durban ICC in May each year. Some are aware that Durban has the busiest container port in Africa. While Cape Town stole the spotlight as the most popular tourist city in South Africa, Durban has been undergoing a major transformation. Not only does it have sandy beaches, warm water and a
I love to hear stories like this – where a lodge that is renowned for its conservation efforts, sustainable practices, community tourism, safari experiences and highest quality of accommodation – all the things you would expect from a 5-star safari lodge operation - is also recognised for its in non-core activity. Sabi Sabi has been recognised by The World of Fine Wine Magazine for offering one of the best wine lists in the world! Scoring right up there with some of the top
I recently hosted a week-long educational to KwaZulu-Natal, giving five operators from the UK a sample of what the Zulu Kingdom is like in the area’s late summer month of March. The trip started at the ever popular Oyster Box Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks, where we tried the famous curry buffet after a Skycar ride to the top of Moses Mabidha Stadium. The group enjoying lunch at The Oyster Box Lighthouse Bar FLTR: Clare Willmer - All Leisure Holidays Group Plc, Lesley-Ann Birley - L