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His tours of Africa feature plenty of rhinos and wine

His tours of Africa feature plenty of rhinos and wine

South Africans love to declare Elon Musk one of their own. But the Tesla chief apparently has little love for his homeland. South African Darren Humphreys, now of Duxbury, feels differently. For him, the country’s poverty, corruption, high unemployment, and continuing social inequality — while serious endemic issues — don’t ...

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Tourists may get a flavour of Africa in Kumaon

Tourists may get a flavour of Africa in Kumaon

DEHRADUN: If tourism minister Satpal Maharaj has his way, tourists visiting Kumaon may get a taste of Africa in the jungles of Ramnagar. The minister has proposed to create a jungle safari on the lines of Africa in the area and given a proposal to the forest department in this ...

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Winners and losers of Tanzania’s VAT rise in the East African Safari …

Winners and losers of Tanzania's VAT rise in the East African Safari ...

SafariBookings.com, the largest online marketplace for African safari tours, analyzed more than 135,000 booking requests to determine the impact of the Value Added Tax (VAT) on the East Africa safari industry, introduced by the Tanzanian government in July 2016. Tanzania Association of Tour operators (TATO) feared long-term damage to Tanzania’s ...

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Opportunities to go beyond safaris in Africa

Opportunities to go beyond safaris in Africa

African safaris are a top bucket-list item for many luxury travelers. But with interest in Africa on the rise, many resorts and tour operators are increasingly offering packages that include more opportunities to experience local culture and the continent’s diverse landscapes. South Africa, for instance, has long been a favorite ...

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