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Premier Destinations Wins Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at World Travel Awards

Premier Destinations wins Maldives‘ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at World Travel Awards. MALE, Maldives (PRWEB) June 19, 2019 Premier Maldives part of the Premier Destinations brand won Maldives‘ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at the World Travel Awards 2019 – Africa Indian Ocean red-carpet gala ceremony held in Mauritius on 1st …

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The African ‘poverty safari’ on wheels

An immersive experience intended to show UK citizens “the sights, sounds and smells of a developing country” has come in for criticism, with one politician labelling the charity initiative a “poverty safari“. As an African who grew up in Europe, the kind of poverty I am aware of is mainly …

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How to spot spy cams

As robots migrate from science fiction to the real world, their image as killers has also migrated – but this time the fear is that they will kill off our jobs. The evidence, however, suggests that their effect will be the exact opposite of these fears. One can go all …

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My day with the other Sunderland AFC

Friday the 13th is a day that gets a bad press amongst the superstitious people in the world, in truth I’m not a fan of it myself. Yet Friday the 13th of July is a day that will live long in my memory and for all of the right reasons. …

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A 60-second intro to Somali food

Photo: Brian Yarvin, Glen_Pearson, Clive Streeter, John Moore (Getty Images)FeaturesStories from The Takeout about food, drink, and how we live.   To most Americans, Somalia is a culinary blank space. Stories about the East African nation often focus on its nearly three decades of turmoil; stories about the Somali people focus …

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Michael Goren of Beyond Cruises by Group IST Talks Mega-Yacht Cruising

Cruising takes many forms – big ships, small ships, yachts and a slew of vessels in between. Also, some cruising-focused brands are part cruise line, part hospitality company, part tour operator. Increasingly, the cruise-scape isn’t one size fits all. A good example is New York-based Beyond Cruises by Group IST, which has …

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ON SAFARI: Road-testing the Huawei P30 Pro

A BRIEF summary of my memories during a spellbinding week at the Phinda Private Game Reserve in South Africa include: Two lions basking in the sunshine breaking through rain clouds, framed by the colours of the rainbow. Baby lion cubs finding time to play with each other, their curious faces …

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5 Top Luxury Hotels in South Africa

Are you planning a holiday in South Africa? We have a list of the most unforgettable and magnificent luxury hotels South Africa has to offer. If 5-star luxury is what you fancy, then each of these hotels will blow you away. Enjoy an extravagant stay at any one of these …

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Mdluli community puts their land to good use

It’s clear that well into 2019, SA has fresh challenges – most notably a new government settling in after the sixth general election and a struggling economy in desperate need of a turnaround. Interestingly, one way to create much-needed jobs in our economy potentially rests with equitable land reform combined …

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Infrastructure, investment, innovation: how Africa is accelerating digital transformation

Over 450 industry experts representing 270 companies gathered in Addis Ababa last week for the Innovation Africa Digital Summit (IADS). Organised by Extensia, the 17th edition of the conference drew participation from 47 countries, of which 25 were from Africa. As conference chair, here are my key takeaways on digital …

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