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Focus on Uganda

Focus on Uganda

Some of our insights and experiences.....We are seeing a pleasing growth in the depth and breadth of the enquiries we are receiving.  We take pride in pitching experiences that best fit the mentality and expectations of our clients. More and more travelers are ...

Focus on Flights Part Three

Focus on Flights Part Three

Developments: International Flights into South AfricaAirlines are re-establishing profitable routes which connect Africa to the rest of the world and are fast opening a multitude of travel possibilities.  In this newsletter we aim to explore which airlines are...

Focus on Flights Part Two

Developments: Regional And National RoutesThe airscape within Southern Africa and its neighbours is changing fast as airlines respond to growing demand and the developing of new trends.While air travel domestically and regionally is a massive subject our aim here is...

Memorable Experiences

Memorable Experiences

'Being part of a rhino dehorning at Bayala Private Safari Lodge is possibly one of the most memorable things I've done. Yes of course, it's sad that such extreme measures are necessary to protect these ancient animals but realizing that we were literally saving a...

Focus on Flights Part One

Focus on Flights Part One

Cape Town set for a bumper season!'With flight capacity ramped up to 100% of 2019 levels, the cruise season back in full swing and an impressive line-up of international events, the City of Cape Town is set for a summer season rivalling that of pre-COVID times.' ...

Fun Facts About Leopards

Fun Facts About Leopards

1.       Leopard spot spots are called Rosettes because they are rose-shaped. 2.       There are many different kinds of leopards living across the globe, did you know that in the Western Cape of...

Kenneth Kaunda International Airport

Kenneth Kaunda International Airport

2021 was an auspicious year for Zambia, it saw the opening of the Kazungula Bridge which links this Southern African country to its neighbour Botswana in May of that year. On 5 August 2021 Zambia also celebrated the official opening of the newly renovated Kenneth...

Focus on Zambia

Focus on Zambia

Why We Love Zambia!Our team works hard to create value for our clients. It is for this reason we are always on the lookout for new product and exciting enhancements to our programmes and destinations that reflect that. For us at Into Africa, Zambia is front of...

HERMANUS – WHALE WATCHING SEASON

HERMANUS – WHALE WATCHING SEASON

For millennia, whales have visited the bays of the Cape Province during winter to give birth to their calves in shallow and safe water and to suckle them. They gave their name to Walvis Bay and after 1790 attracted whalers from many nations who anchored in the bays to...

Travel With Purpose

Travel With Purpose

As a Cape Town based Destination Management Company, we are only too aware of the circumstances of many who live in poverty in our country.For girl children in particular, growing up in a township presents many risks and challenges.  Unfortunately this can result in...

Design Afrika – Authentic Local Products

Design Afrika – Authentic Local Products

DESIGN AFRIKA Many tourists to Africa are intrigued by the unique designs to be found here.  As consciousness around sustainability grows many are questioning the authenticity of products and are keen to know that local communities will benefit from purchases they...

PHINDA – THE RETURN

PHINDA – THE RETURN

Being in the events space we need to work with properties that can accommodate groups. Over theyears Phinda has worked well for us, as this vast property is made up of 6 luxury safari lodges, allowing it to accommodate groups while still retaining an aura of intimacy....

WATERSHED – SUSTAINABLE SHOPPING MARKET

WATERSHED – SUSTAINABLE SHOPPING MARKET

Many tourists visiting South Africa want to stay clear of international brands and hope to take home something that is uniquely and authentically South African.  The V&A Waterfront has recognized this niche market and have for many years facilitated markets that...

GORILLA GUARDIANS

GORILLA GUARDIANS

Once on the brink of extinction, the mountain gorilla population has been growing thanks to the work initiated by Dian Fossey in the 1960s. African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) President Robinson McIlvaine said that "There would be no mountain gorillas in the Virungas...

Beach & Safari

Beach & Safari

Demand for beach and safari holidays.....As the 2022/23 season kicks off we are seeing a big increase in the demand for beach and safari holidays on the FIT side.The issue many face is that a safari experience can swallow up a good percentage of ones travel budget and...

Conscious Kitchen

Conscious Kitchen

Veganism is a life-style choice that has sustainability at its very core. We are very excited about the vegan restaurant in Kloof Street Cape Town, a mecca for young travellers. They strive for the most conscious way of eating, producing and consuming. From the...

TRAVEL WITH PURPOSE

TRAVEL WITH PURPOSE

Into Africa has been in operation since 1991 and has had to evolve with many trends and developments in the industry.  Recently, we have noticed increasing pressure on individuals to being ‘conscious’ travellers, whether that’s in respect to environmental issues,...