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Zuri Zanzibar, Idyllic Retreat Opens on Tanzanian Island

Zuri Zanzibar

As winter in the Northern Hemisphere draws near, the cold-weary set their sights on southern escapes. Enter Zuri Zanzibar, an idyllic retreat located on a 300-meter-long stretch of private beach where sunsets and the sea-foam green of the Indian Ocean reign. Here, on the colorful island of Zanzibar, 55 thatched roof bungalows and villas are the height of refined and…

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Angama Mara Ranked #1 Resort in Africa by Condé Nast Traveler

Angama Mara

Condé Nast Traveler has announced the results of its 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Kenya’s Angama Mara recognized as the “#1 Resort in Africa.” Nearly half a million Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today. High above Kenya’s Maasai Mara, on the very…

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20 Reasons to Travel to Egypt this Summer

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Following the launch of Marriott International’s www.Marriott.com latest seasonal experiences campaign last month, Egypt presents yet again many reasons to travel as an incredible holiday destination that continues to maintain its position on the bucket list of every global traveler. Guests booking a hotel within the Marriott International portfolio in Egypt from now until September 30, 2018 will enjoy a…

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Angama Mara Offers New Guest Experiences in Kenya’s Maasai Mara

Angama Mara

Angama Mara, the award-winning luxury safari lodge in Kenya’s famed Maasai Mara, is located in one of the iconic spots from the film Out of Africa. Now, Angama Mara has a “farm” of its own. Swahili for vegetable garden, the ‘Shamba’ is fast becoming a much-loved experience for Angama Mara’s guests. Designed by architect, Ian Dommisse, the Shamba is built…

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Marie France Van Damme Opens Boutique at La Mamounia, Marrakech

Marie France Van Damme

Marie France Van Damme, the Hong Kong-based designer known for her globally influenced line of luxury resort, swim, and ready-to-wear, continues to expand her presence worldwide with the opening of the brand’s tenth boutique in December, 2017. With boutiques located in some of the world’s most iconic luxury travel and shopping capitals, Marie France Van Damme’s new boutique will be…

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Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech Opens in Morocco

Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech

Luxury hotel brand Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, part of AccorHotels, announces the opening of Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech in Morocco, the latest addition to its exclusive portfolio of distinctive hotels worldwide. Located near the former imperial city of Marrakech and in the heart of a century-old olive grove set against the backdrop of the Atlas Mountains, the resort evokes the…

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Kwandwe Ecca Lodge Named Africa’s Best Safari Experience

Kwandwe Ecca Lodge

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve’s Ecca Lodge, located in South Africa’s Eastern Cape, outshone some of the continent’s finest safari lodges and experiences at the 2018 Safari Awards on 6 November in London. Nominated as the Award’s overall winner, Kwandwe Ecca Lodge was named Africa’s Best Safari Experience. Judged by a panel of 15 of the most highly-respected, knowledgeable independent tour…

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Alphonse Island, Seychelles, Launches Unique Bush & Beach Experience

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Alphonse Island (www.alphonse-island.com), one of the Indian Ocean’s most exclusive, pristine and remote island resorts, has joined with a luxury Masai Mara safari camp, Cottar’s Safari Service to create a unique Bush and Beach experience. Guests spend a week on the luxurious and breathtakingly beautiful, Alphonse Island, sunbathing on white-sand beaches, snorkeling in the azure waters of the Indian Ocean…

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Angama Mara Named Top Outdoor Adventure Hotel in the World

Angama Mara

AFAR magazine has announced the winners of the annual 2017 Travelers’ Choice Hotel Awards, naming Kenya’s premier luxury safari lodge Angama Mara as the number one hotel in the world in its “Top Outdoor Adventure Hotels” category, an honor bestowed by the publication’s readers. This year, readers cast close to 40,000 votes in the annual AFAR Travelers’ Choice Hotels survey,…

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