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Travelogue: Exploring the New Ford Kuga

A ‘travelogue’ is not usually associated with a vehicle review, so when Ford South Africa invited TourismTattler to join a group of journalists, bloggers and photographers on a 3-day journey driving the new Ford Kuga from the Eastern Cape, through ...

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Celebrating Lalibela’s Economic Impact

Bucking the trend of gloomy economic forecasts for South Africa, Lalibela Game Reserves’s positive impact on the Eastern Cape tourism economy over the past year provides ample cause for celebration. This article explores the impressive achievements that have contributed to ...

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Exclusive Use Safari Lodges on the Rise

With global demand for exclusive use vacation rentals on the rise, Lalibela Game Reserve is seizing the opportunity by providing a solution for large family and corporate sole-use enquiries who want a Big-5 safari experience with exclusivity and privacy. By Des ...

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Eco-Friendly Lodges: Amakhala Safari Lodge

African tribal design-inspired owners and artists, Mike and Justine Weeks’ meticulous attention to detail is reflected in the fine African beadwork and handcrafted designs that are evident throughout the prestigious Safari Lodge on the northern boundary of Amakhala Game Reserve. ...

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Enviro Rehab Project in Eastern Cape

A long-term project that aims to eradicate alien invasive plant species and re-introduce endemic flora is underway at Lalibela Private Game Reserve, located in the malaria-free Eastern Cape province of South Africa. By Des Langkilde. Following the sale of Lalibela ...

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Lalibela Lists on Africa GeoDirectory

Lalibela Private Game Reserve has listed on the Africa Adventure Travel GeoDirectory, along with listings for its 3 unique safari lodges; Lentaba, Mark’s Camp, and Tree Tops. These bring the total number of listings by category in the GeoDirectory Project ...

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Kwantu Partners with Stenden University

Kwantu Private Game Reserve, located in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, has announced a strategic partnership with Stenden University, an international higher learning institute headquartered in the Netherlands with campus facilities and education delivery points in Holland, South ...

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Sale of Lalibela Heralds New Era

The recent sale of Lalibela Game Reserve, together with substantial parcels of land adjacent to Lalibela, is seen as a major vote of confidence in the Eastern Cape game lodge industry as a whole. By Vernon Wait. Land Acquisition Not ...

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Cover Story May 2016

The May edition of the Tourism Tattler Trade Journal front cover features a pair of young Cheetah at Inkwenkwezi Game Reserve. Three cheetah cubs were rescued from a Game Reserve near Port Elizabeth after their mother was killed, and Inkwenkwezi ...

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Property Review: Inkwenkwezi Game Reserve

Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve, located in South Africa’s malaria-free Eastern Cape Province near East London, is more than just a wildlife sanctuary – it’s an experience! By Des Langkilde – Editor: Tourism Tattler Trade Journal. Inkwenkwezi (meaning ‘Star’ in isiXhosa) ...

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Cover Story – April 2016

By Mandlakazi Skefile The April edition of the Tourism Tattler Trade Journal’s front cover features the Donkin Memorial, which commemorates the city of Port Elizabeth and South Africa’s colonial past.  Erected by Rufane Shaw Donkin, who named the rising seaport ...

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Beach Stay: Pine Lodge Resort

Driving south along Port Elizabeth’s Marine Drive towards the Cape Recife Nature Reserve, an imposing sign beckons travellers to pop-in for a visit at Pine Lodge Resort & Conference Centre. So I did, and after a guided tour of the ...

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Bush Safari: Kuzuko Lodge

The Eastern Cape province boasts some of South Africa’s best game reserves and safari lodges.  Below is our recommendation on Where to Stay in and around Nelson Mandela Bay: Accommodation in and around Port Elizabeth can also be found on ...

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Agritourism Tips for Tour Operators

Redberry Farm opened in 2000, and fifteen years down the line run a successful agritourism business alongside their commercial fruit production. In this article Sharon House provides a few tips for Tour Operators to arrange successful agri-tour groups. When is ...

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