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British Airways named Most Trusted International Airline in West Africa

BRITISH AIRWAYS NAMED MOST TRUSTED INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE IN WEST AFRICA

British Airways has been named as the Most Trusted International Airline in West Africa at the African Travel Times' 2018 Awards, in...

At least 62 dead as U.S. conducts airstrikes against extremist rebels in Somalia

AT LEAST 62 DEAD AS U.S. CONDUCTS AIRSTRIKES AGAINST EXTREMIST REBELS IN SOMALIA

The U.S.'s Africa Command said the airstrikes were carries out to “prevent al-Shabab” from gaining footholds in remote areas.

 
 
 
Indian edtech startup Byju's raises $540 million to expand globally

INDIAN EDTECH STARTUP BYJU'S RAISES $540 MILLION TO EXPAND GLOBALLY

Indian education startup Byju's announced $540 million in a funding round led by South Africa's Naspers Ventures and Canada Pension...

Byju's targets global expansion for its digital education service after raising $540M

BYJU'S TARGETS GLOBAL EXPANSION FOR ITS DIGITAL EDUCATION SERVICE AFTER RAISING $540M

India-based educational startup Byju's was widely reported to have raised a massive $400 million round and now the company is making...

 
 
 
5 Things to Know About Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray

5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT MISS UNIVERSE 2018 CATRIONA GRAY

Congratulations are in order for the new Miss Universe, Miss Philippines Catriona Gray. Miss South Africa Tamaryn Green was the first...

SNL Did An Entire Sketch About Whether Weezer Suck Now

SNL DID AN ENTIRE SKETCH ABOUT WHETHER WEEZER SUCK NOW

Matt Damon hosted last night's episode of Saturday Night Live and played a ride-or-die Weezer fan in one of the sketches. It starts...

 
 
 
‘Aquaman' Soundtrack Features Pitbull Covering Toto's ‘Africa' For Some Reason

‘AQUAMAN' SOUNDTRACK FEATURES PITBULL COVERING TOTO'S ‘AFRICA' FOR SOME REASON

Quick - when you think of Aquaman , what's the first song that immediately springs to mind? Whatever song you just thought of, I can...

North vs. south: Egypt, S. Africa bid for 2019 African Cup

NORTH VS. SOUTH: EGYPT, S. AFRICA BID FOR 2019 AFRICAN CUP

Egypt and South Africa have submitted bids to replace Cameroon as host of next year's African Cup of Nations, pitting north versus...

 
 
 
Zimbabwe named as one of the 19 must-see tourism destinations for 2019 by National Geographic

ZIMBABWE NAMED AS ONE OF THE 19 MUST-SEE TOURISM DESTINATIONS FOR 2019 BY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

Zimbabwe has been named by National Geographic Traveller as one of the 19 must-see tourism destinations in the world in 2019. Being...

Moore appointed by Oakwood as managing director

MOORE APPOINTED BY OAKWOOD AS MANAGING DIRECTOR

Ken Moore has been appointed by Oakwood to the role of managing director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Moore will lead Oakwood's...

 
 
 
Thoughts on responsible rhino tourism and conservation

THOUGHTS ON RESPONSIBLE RHINO TOURISM AND CONSERVATION

There is nothing as exhilarating as seeing a rhino in its natural habitat, especially if you have been trying to find it for some time....

Jerusalem is the fastest-growing travel destination in the world for 2018

JERUSALEM IS THE FASTEST-GROWING TRAVEL DESTINATION IN THE WORLD FOR 2018

Jerusalem is the fastest-growing travel destination in the world for 2018, and witnessed profitable tourism times, according to a new...

 
 
 
Tesla “Probably” Coming To South Africa At The End of 2019

TESLA “PROBABLY” COMING TO SOUTH AFRICA AT THE END OF 2019

Entrepreneur from Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, Riccardo Spagni recently reached out to Musk via Twitter about Tesla's arrival in...

No secret to building women's soccer in Africa: Play more

NO SECRET TO BUILDING WOMEN'S SOCCER IN AFRICA: PLAY MORE

No one deserved to see South Africa finally qualify for the Women's World Cup more than Fran Hilton-Smith. Take nothing away from the...

 
 
 
Euromonitor says that Jerusalem is the world's fastest-growing destination

EUROMONITOR SAYS THAT JERUSALEM IS THE WORLD'S FASTEST-GROWING DESTINATION

According to London-based market research company Euromonitor International, Jerusalem is the world's fastest-growing tourism destination. Incoming...

International tourist arrivals grow 5% this year from January to September

INTERNATIONAL TOURIST ARRIVALS GROW 5% THIS YEAR FROM JANUARY TO SEPTEMBER

This year, international tourist arrivals grew five percent year-on-year from January to September propelled by continued demand for...

 
 
 
Tasting Australia 2019 has more than 90 events in Adelaide and regional SA

TASTING AUSTRALIA 2019 HAS MORE THAN 90 EVENTS IN ADELAIDE AND REGIONAL SA

Malawi is fast becoming the most complete destination in Africa. After being awarded No.3 on Rough Guides 'Top Places to Visit in 2018′,...

Royal Air Maroc to join Oneworld airline alliance, giving group a grip in Africa

ROYAL AIR MAROC TO JOIN ONEWORLD AIRLINE ALLIANCE, GIVING GROUP A GRIP IN AFRICA

The Oneworld global airline alliance that includes American Airlines and British Airways, said Wednesday that it is bringing in Royal...

 
 
 
The Forest House / Bloc Architects

THE FOREST HOUSE / BLOC ARCHITECTS

© Peter Oravecz Architects: Bloc Architects Location: Durban, South Africa Lead Architect: David Nelson Interior Architect: Bloc architects Area:...

ExoticSpotSA Week 49 2018

EXOTICSPOTSA WEEK 49 2018

Just 3 more weeks left of ExoticSpotSA for 2018 and it is safe to say it has been a cracking year! Highlights for the 49th week of...