Having lived in Thailand, South Korea, and the U.K, Chelsey finally returned home to South Africa in 2016 where she now sails the adventurous tides of travel content writing. While she has a special focus on the travel industry, she also creates written content across multiple industries. She enjoys all things related to travel, spending much of her time looking for a great news hook and working alongside the team at Big Ambitions. Email: moc.elahyeslehc@yeslehc
Virtual reality and tourism in 2021

"Virtual reality, or VR, is something that we have heard a lot about over the last few months - especially in response to Covid-19. It is becoming a big part of travel and tourism with many questions cropping up on what it looks like, how it works and, most importantly, how we can leverage it."

By Chelsey Hale 25 Jan 2021

Support local and explore responsibly: Why neighbourhood travel is on the rise

While travel has its restrictions this year, it's still essential. It keeps us grounded, refreshes the soul and feeds the natural curiosity ingrained in our collective DNA...

By Chelsey Hale 20 Jan 2021

The power of email marketing

Standing the test of time, through Myspace, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and even a global pandemic, email marketing is still one of the most effective methods for reaching and engaging target audiences...

By Chelsey Hale 29 Oct 2020

Trade shows and travel to Africa: What South Africa's top source markets reveal

Keen visitors from around the world are hampered by travel advisories, insurance and air access says Africa Travel Week...

By Chelsey Hale 27 Aug 2020

Trends set to shape local travel in 2020

Big Ambitions' Chelsey Hale highlights key trends set to impact South Africa's tourism industry in 2020...

By Chelsey Hale 3 Mar 2020

Celebrate your holidays at The Peninsula All-Suite Hotel

No need to stay as a guest to enjoy this hip and happening holiday hotspot in Seapoint, Cape Town...

By Chelsey Hale 12 Dec 2019

Have your year-end pick-me-up at Stonehill River Lodge

If you're the first one to put your hand up when it comes to needing a little extra self-love, you'll discover plenty of it during your stay at Stonehill River Lodge...

By Chelsey Hale 20 Nov 2019

Leadwood Manor House at Tala Collection Game Reserve is ideal for celebrations

If you've not yet secured a venue for your year-end function or next milestone celebration, you might just be in luck with Leadwood Manor House...

By Chelsey Hale 10 Oct 2019

Celebrate spring in the lap of luxury at The Manor House

Each year around the start of September, the Garden Route undergoes an almost magical transformation. The days get a little warmer, the landscape is painted with hundreds of shades of green, and new flowers burst from the ground...

By Chelsey Hale 25 Sep 2019

Nibela Lake Lodge's Gemma Linforth talks making it in SA's hospitality industry

Meet Gemma Linforth, General Manager at Nibela Lake Lodge, one of 23 properties in the Dream Hotels & Resorts family...

By Chelsey Hale 22 Aug 2019

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