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Rhino Art Round-Up – 2016

Rhino Art Round-Up – 2016

At Pulse Africa we believe in conservation and we believe in making a difference where we can; we therefore contribute a percentage of each of our bookings goes towards one of our chosen charities – The Local Ocean Trust – Watamu Turtle Watch or The Rhino Art Project. Here is a round-up of The Rhino…

Airport Hubs in Africa

Airport Hubs in Africa

Travel news in South Africa has recently been filled with stories of frustration directed towards the queues at immigration at OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg. Tourism Update has looked at alternative airport hubs providing access to destinations in Southern Africa. Click here to read the full article. Here are the five alternative hubs in a nut-shell:…

Complaining Effectively…

Complaining Effectively…

We have all been in some sort of situation at the airport or on a flight that we have had to complain about. The question, though, is did you complain effectively? We thought this article on Conde Nast Traveler was too good not to share. A Flight Attendants Guide to Complaining Effectively Turns out, there…

Lufthansa connects Cape Town and Frankfurt

Lufthansa connects Cape Town and Frankfurt

Lufthansa will launch year-round flights between Cape Town and Frankfurt on December 2nd. Flight LH557 will leave Cape Town at 18h30 on Thursdays, Saturdays and Mondays and land in Frankfurt at 05h30 the next day. The return flight LH576 will depart Frankfurt on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 22h10 and arrive in Cape Town at…

Uganda Online Visa Applications

Uganda Online Visa Applications

The Government of Uganda has introduced the online visa application system with effect from 01 July 2016. All persons intending to travel to Uganda are required to apply and obtain a visa online. Applications should be completed online on the following link: https://visas.immigration.go.ug/. Once the application has been processed, the decision taken will be emailed…

Flamingo 27

Flamingo 27

On t he 10th of June 2016 the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) recorded some extraordinary movements by a Lesser Flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor) recently fitted with a GPS/GSM satellite transmitter. This individual covered a staggering distance of 1,069 km in one single flight over 16 hours, crossing the Indian Ocean from Mozambique to Madagascar. Click on…

East Africa Yellow Fever Vaccination Update

East Africa Yellow Fever Vaccination Update

Uganda & Rwanda have advised that a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate is now mandatory for all visitors. Kenya & Tanzania have advised that passengers arriving from the countries listed below are required to present a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate: Angola Argentina Benin Bolivia Brazil Burkina Faso Burundi Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Colombia Cote d’Voire Democratic Republic of…

Loisaba Tented Camp – Open

Loisaba Tented Camp – Open

In 2013 we were devastated to hear that a large bush fire had destroyed the original Loisaba Lodge; today we are thrilled and excited to say that the new Elewana Loisaba Tented Camp is opening on Sunday will open it’s doors on Sunday the 1st May 2016. The new camp has been built on the…