This year, the glamourous Es Saadi Marrakech Resort in Morocco is continuing its long-standing partnership with the International Film Festival de Marrakech. Acting as a base and hosting a variety of events throughout the week-long festival, the prestigious hotel will maintain its 50-year reputation as a celebrity hangout as it lights up with Hollywood glamour this November. From 30th November, Marrakech will be awash with the bright and beautiful – from internationally acclaimed film stars to celebrated directors, cast and crew – all there to attend the 17th Annual International Film Festival of Marrakech, of which Es Saadi Marrakech Resort has...Read More
Having been named as the world’s best food city by such prestigious publications as Condé Nast Traveler and The Telegraph, Cape Town in South Africa stands out as a must-visit destination for the world’s foodies. Restaurants such as The Test Kitchen have enjoyed top recognition, being ranked in the Top 30 restaurants in the world. But quality cuisine is certainly not limited to Cape Town. The eastern coastal city of Durban, treasured for its long beaches and warm seas typical of the tropical climate it enjoys, has also developed into a city with numerous superlative food offerings. “For foreign...Read More
In honor of National Yoga Day this June 21, Frontiers International Travel and Great Plains Conservation are excited to announce two new Wild Studio Yoga retreats being offered in one of the most spiritual locations on the African continent. These four-night retreats will take place on the edge of the Chyulu Hills in southern Kenya, where guests will enjoy sunrise and sunset meditation and yoga sessions with incredible views across the wildlife-filled plains to Mt Kilimanjaro’s snow-capped peak. Trips are scheduled for November 30 – December 4, 2018, and December 4 – December 8, 2018. Packages include internal flights, the yoga...Read More
As leaders in active luxury travel, Butterfield & Robinson covers the globe on two wheels, and biking trips continue to be one of the most immersive and healthiest ways to travel. But the desire to cover more ground (especially with aging travellers) has caused a shift in the trips we offer. With considerable growth in booked walking trips throughout the last few years, B&R has beefed up its portfolio of scheduled, bespoke and Ready-to-Book walking departures around the world – and it’s paying off! Through January and February 2018, B&R has seen a 44 per cent increase in travellers booking trips from...Read More
Lucille Sive, CEO of The Travel Corporation’s (TTC’s) Africa Division promotes gender parity in her home country, South Africa, by supporting sustainable economic growth for disadvantaged women. Sive has spearheaded many sustainable and responsible travel initiatives in Africa.
I’m in snug rolls of blankets, gently rolling into slumber, when gently my breakfast order is requested. It looks as if Naomi Campbell is speaking to me. Am I dreaming? But I’m not on Kenya Airways’ just-launched new Dreamliner, I’m in their more down-to-earth aircraft. Though I’m in their world-class Business Class, I haven’t quite expected its multi-award-winning amenities to include Naomi Campbell as hostess. Attending me is Victoria, about whose uncanny resemblance to the super model I remark. Victoria smiles that she did indeed model but hasn’t the “X-factor.” She has, however, the “I” factor, intelligence — demonstrated...Read More
Earth Lodge (Sabi Sands) Cameron Diaz, it seems, is waiting to receive me at the lodge. But it’s Nadia. Then my hearts beats excitedly as it looks like Nadia is presenting me Warren Beatty. But it’s Nadia’s husband, Stefan, as attractive as Warren Beatty. Stefan and Nadia are the handsomest couple of GMs you’re likely to meet. Nadia flutters about prettily. Stefan’s exactitude ensures South Africa’s tautest service. Here’s one safari lodge that spares you shambolic service and where you don’t expostulate “TIA!” (“This is Africa!”), which is the standard explanation for all organisation disasters in Africa. As good-looking...Read More