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Revealed: The Royal Family’s all-time favourite hotels – and they’re not all in the UK

The Stafford, London This five-star hotel is a British classic located in the heart of London with a concierge service and a revolving door. Tucked away in the heart of St James’ near Mayfair, it’s perfect for those who want to experience luxury just minutes away from the vibrancy of …

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andBeyond launches live safari drives that brings the Big Five in your living room

The worldwide lockdown may have reduced the capacity for people to travel to distant places but it hasn’t quashed our wanderlust and appetite for new experiences. In a quest to relieve the tedium of isolation and bring the beauty of the natural world right to your living room, experiential travel …

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Resident hopes for successful tour

A new resident says she hopes the Tucumcari Talking Tour she expects to launch in May eventually leads to a secondary benefit — restoring neon lighting to historic signs along Route 66. Tucumcari Talking Tour will set up AM radio transmitters at up to 14 sites to broadcast short messages …

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Africa’s mountain gorillas also at risk from coronavirus

KAMPALA, Uganda — As the coronavirus infects more people around the world, conservationists are warning of the risk to another vulnerable species: Africa’s endangered mountain gorilla. Congo’s Virunga National Park, home to about a third of the world’s mountain gorillas, is barring visitors until June 1, citing “advice from scientific …

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HOTELS IN VIC FALLS SHUT DOWN

TOURISM operators and hoteliers in Victoria Falls have resolved to suspend operations to prevent spread of the deadly Covid-19 (coronavirus), which has seen the country recording three positive cases. Lately, players in the industry have suffered massive cancellations of bookings resulting in room occupancy rate dropping to average two percent …

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Safaricom’s First Kenyan CEO Takes Over

Peter Ndegwa has officially taken over as the new CEO of Safaricom – making him the first-ever Kenyan to do so. 51-year-old Ndegwa succe Bob Collymore, who passed away in 2019 after a two-year battle with cancer. His appointment comes at an unusual time where Kenya is getting to grips …

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African Sun Shuts Down 14 Hotels And Resorts Due TO COVID-19

African Sun Limited group has shut down 14 hotels and resorts due to the Coronavirus pandemic that has brought the world to its knees, The Herald reports. The group reportedly shut down its main corporate offices as well The development was confirmed by the group MD Mr Edwin Shangwa who …

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Africa Roundup: Africa’s tech ecosystem responds to COVID-19

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List of hotels that have closed due to coronavirus

Sara Okuoro 28th Mar 2020 14:13:37 GMT +0300 The coronavirus pandemic has left many businesses globally struggling to stay afloat. The tourism industry has been largely affected following lockdowns and travel restrictions in various countries. The hospitality industry has also taken a big hit. Restaurants have been ordered to stay …

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A Halt in Tourism Might Be Good for Animals—but Not for Long

Stanza Mbanga Molaodi had big plans this spring. On May 17, the owner of African Bush Lovers Safaris in Botswana was due to accompany six Italian clients into Chobe National Park, home to a third of the continent’s 600,000 elephants. From its base camp in the bush, the group would go …

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