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Oceania Cruises Announces First Annual ‘Culinary Masters’ Cruise’ in October 2024

Sailing to Be Hosted by the Line’s Two Master Chefs of France, to Include Special Events, Guest Chefs and Signature Gala Seafood Brunch Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination- focused cruise line, has announced it will host its first annual ‘Culinary Masters’ Cruise’ aboard Marina in October 2024. The ultimate cruise for food […]

Flight Centre Reveals South African Travel Trends For 2023

JOHANNESBURG, 8 December 2023: Where did Saffers flock to in 2023? What did Flight Centre’s typical customer look like? How many infants did we book on flights? What was the largest group we booked a tour for – and where did they venture? We reveal all in our ‘Year in Travel’ report released today. “While […]

Oceania Cruises’ Marina to Undergo Extensive Refurbishment in May 2024

Three New Culinary Venues to Be Added: Wellness-Focused Aquamar Kitchen; a Relaxed Al Fresco Pizzeria and an All-Day Ice Cream Parlor Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line, announced that its 1,250-passenger ship, Marina, will undergo an all-encompassing refurbishment in May 2024. The refurbishment will include the addition three new dining options: […]

No Passport Needed: 8 South African Holiday Spots That Feel Like They’re Overseas

With an exchange rate that makes you stress-sweat, visa gymnastics, and flight prices that continue to soar, going overseas for the December-January holidays just doesn’t have the same pizazz as it used to. “Domestic travel within South Africa has seen a 41% increase this year, and for good reason,” says Antoinette Turner, GM of Flight […]


-Luis Fonsi, Five-Time Latin GRAMMY® Award-Winner and Godfather to Norwegian Viva Welcomes NCL’s Newest Addition in the ‘Cruise Capital of the World’- – All-Star Latin Lineup of Entertainers Come Together for a Ship-Wide Celebration Featuring Performances by Luis Fonsi, Paulina Rubio, Marcello Hernandez, and Pedro Capó – JOHANNESBURG (29 November, 2023): Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), […]

Direct flights between Cape Town and remote St Helena Island returning for summer 2024

CAPE TOWN AIRLINK FLIGHTS TO ST HELENA CONFIRMED TO RETURN FOR SUMMER 2024-2025 St Helena Island, 23 November 2023 – Direct flights between Cape Town and the remote St Helena Island will resume from December 2024 until March 2025. They will supplement the existing weekly flights between St Helena and Johannesburg. The flights, operated by […]

FCI Celebrates Leading ITCs with First-Ever Global Icons Event

Global Independent Exco team

Uniting Top Travel Talent Aboard Uniworld’s S.S. Beatrice. FCI Icons Event Marks New Era for Independent Travel Consultants JOHANNESBURG, 14 November 2023 – Flight Centre Independent (FCI) is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of its inaugural global FCI Icons event, a historic convening of top performers from Flight Centre Travel Group’s Independent businesses worldwide. […]

Oceania Cruises Launches Its Best-Ever Black Friday Sale

Savings of Up To $5,400 per Stateroom on More Than 100 2024 Sailings Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line, has launched its Best-Ever Black Friday Sale, with savings of up to $5,400 per stateroom on more than 100 global voyages in 2024.  This limited-time offer is valid on bookings made between November 14 and December 5, 2023. […]