Posts Tagged ‘ Botswana ’

To return home, get a test

Jan 9th, 2021 | By

From next week all passengers coming into the UK will be required to have had a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of your arrival in the UK.

Some travel tips for 2021 part one

Dec 27th, 2020 | By

As usual Just about Travel looks at some of those organisations involved in the industry to see what they are tipping for the coming year.

Where the experts holiday: Ruth and Tony Daly, Founders of Ranch Rider

Jul 15th, 2018 | By

Ruth and Tony Daly are passionate riders, the husband and wife team running tour operator Ranch Rider – one of the very few remaining independent specialist horseback holiday companies.  They give their take on their favourite holidays from American ranch stays to Caribbean cruises…

Harry, Meghan and British tourism

Nov 29th, 2017 | By

Hardly had the announcement been that Prince Harry was going to marry Meghan Markle than the tourism industry went into overdrive.

Is Botswana shooting itself in the foot?

May 4th, 2017 | By

From June 1st, Botswana will introduce a Tourism Development Levy on all visitors coming from outside SADC countries.

Preserving Botswana’s eco-heritage

Mar 8th, 2017 | By

As Botswana becomes more successful, the poachers may well try harder. Then Botswana will require more outside assistance to combat those whose only interest is short term gain.

Breathtaking Botswana

Oct 12th, 2016 | By

Welcome to Botswana

Epic bike rides: The Tour D’Afrique

Sep 16th, 2016 | By
cycling in the vineyards

The low-down on the Tour d’Afrique – one of the longest bicycle races and expeditions in the world

What’s hot: April 2016

Apr 2nd, 2016 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world right now

Saturday snippets: 21st October 2015

Nov 21st, 2015 | By

Remembering the Paris tragedy, Adrian looks ahead as well to the Christmas markets that are about to open throughout our countries shortly.

Animals promoting destinations

Nov 2nd, 2015 | By

Some destinations are using animals as part of their promotions to get us to holiday in their countries.

Where the experts holiday: Robert Barber, director of Golden Africa and professional guide of Botswana

Dec 29th, 2014 | By

Guide and owner of Golden Africa, Robert Barber, talks travel

Where the experts holiday: Stuart Bartman, Karibu Safari

Jul 8th, 2014 | By

Karibu Safari’s Stuart Bartman on polar bears and the beauty of Botswana

What’s hot: November 2013

Oct 31st, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month, it’s a great time to visit Poland or the pandas in Chengdu but Botswana is being boycotted

Notes from Namibia

Oct 31st, 2011 | By

When it comes to fabulous weather and wildlife, there is no where like Namibia, says Adrienne. Over the next few weeks, she will be sharing her notes from Namibia – arguably Africa at its most authentic – exclusively with CD-Traveller readers.

Botswana & The National Trust

Jun 11th, 2010 | By

You might wonder what an African country and the largest conservation charity in the UK have in common. At this time of the year there are tourism awards that are given out and both have received a pretty similar award.
The World Travel & Tourism Council, (WTTC) is a body that you may not have come across. It is a forum for 100 of the top business leaders in travel and tourism across the world. They have just announced what they call their Tourism for Tomorrow Awards which reward sustainable tourism. The destination that has won this year’s Destination Stewardship Award is Botswana for the way that it treats tourism in the Okavango delta

Botswana, Tourism and & Precious Ramotswe

Mar 22nd, 2009 | By

As some of you settle into your armchairs tonight to watch the latest episode of the Mma Precious Ramotswe, No 1 Ladies Detective Agency series spare a thought for the Botswana tourism.I’m told it’s a beautiful place and over the last few years it has worked hard at trade shows to encourage tourists to visit the game reserves. It is a peaceful country. One of the safest to visit and has good communications.But it takes a feel-good television series to really persuade people that they
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