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Victoria Falls: Zimbabwe’s Classic Landmark Wows

Victoria Falls: Zimbabwe’s Classic Landmark Wows

The architect of the Victoria Falls Hotel – a grand Edwardian edifice – must have been skilled, sensitive and have had an innate feeling for use of space. As you walk down from the reception, through a manicured courtyard to the main lounge door, a magnificent view to the splendid Victoria Falls bridge opens out in front of you.

Tourism In Africa Is Slowly Coming Of Age

AFRICANGLOBE – Jet-lagged, 500 delegates from around the world arrived in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, in May to deliberate on the path to Africa’s tourism future. To unwind, Zimbabwe’s Tourism Authority, host of the congress of the Africa Travel Association (ATA), had organized a fun-filled welcome.

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Ethiopia Poised To Transform Tourism Industry

AFRICANGLOBE – Endowed with rich natural, historical and cultural resources, Ethiopia has nine UNESCO registered World Heritage Sites – the leading in Africa. However, the country’s underdeveloped tourism industry is ranked 120th globally and 17th in Africa.

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South Africa’s National Parks Draw More Visitors

AFRICANGLOBE – South Africa’s national parks remain among the country’s most popular family holiday destinations, with visitor numbers up by 2.4% in December compared to the previous year, SA National Parks (SANParks) reported on Monday.

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Top 10 Affordable Safaris In East Africa

AFRICANGLOBE – These safari options do not include flights to the region but rather suggest a range of trips that are possible once you get to east Africa. Most start from the Kenyan capital Nairobi but also from Kampala in Uganda, Kigali in Rwanda and Addis Ababa in Ethiopia.

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10 Best Caribbean Resorts For The 1%

AFRICANGLOBE – If your idea of ultra-luxury includes lavish accommodations with room to spare for your private pilot, butlers who cater to your every whim, or a studio to record a jam session after you’ve tanned on a white sand beach, then here are 10 Caribbean hotels for you. They will impress even the most discerning traveler.

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Ethiopia’s Wealth Of Surprises

It’s amazing how much Ethiopia has to offer tourism-wise. In a week, I’d received a five-star spa treatment at Debre Zeit, experienced a spiritual awakening at Lalibela and marvelled at Ethiopia’s regal past at Gondar. And I’d only seen a teeny part of this country — it’s five times the size of Britain, by the way. And I’m already thinking of returning.

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Motherly Pride: Brave Lioness Takes On Deadly Crocodile

AFRICANGLOBE – Scanning the surface of the water, her amber eyes alight upon a threat to her pride – a deadly crocodile lurking in the river that the family of lions must cross. The fiercely protective lioness did not hesitate, leaping into the water and grappling with the reptile to allow the rest of the pride to cross the river in safety.

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Biologists Aim To Protect Rare Caribbean Lizards

AFRICANGLOBE – The petitioned-for Caribbean skinks, which can grow to be about 8 inches long, are unique among reptiles in having reproductive systems most like humans, including a placenta and live birth. They have cylindrical bodies, and most have ill-defined necks that, together with their sinuous movements and smooth, bronze-colored skin, make them look like stubby snakes.

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