Results for Kruger National Park

News

Rhino poachers are back after South Africa eases lockdown restrictions
Rhino poachers are back after South Africa eases lockdown restrictionsArticle

Rhino poaching is on the rise again in South Africa since the government loosened coronavirus restrictions, following a year-long lull due to the pandemic, wildlife parks say...

Akhona Matshoba and Shafiek Tassiem 2 days ago

KNP names new head rangerPerson

14 Apr 2021

Cathy Dreyer appointed new head ranger for Kruger National Park
Cathy Dreyer appointed new head ranger for Kruger National ParkArticle

Cathy Dreyer has been appointed the first-ever female head ranger at the Kruger National Park (KNP). She starts her new position on 1 May 2021...

14 Apr 2021

5 local food destinations every SA foodie needs to know
5 local food destinations every SA foodie needs to knowArticle

South Africa has much to offer when it comes to food. And sure every local foodie may know all of the best spots in the country's major cities like Cape Town and Johannesburg, but what about all those undiscovered hidden gems just waiting to be explored?

29 Mar 2021

5 South African hiking trails to explore this Easter Weekend
5 South African hiking trails to explore this Easter WeekendArticle

As South Africans are, once again, able to travel domestically under lockdown Level 1, the upcoming Easter Weekend offers the perfect opportunity to explore all there is to love and enjoy about South Africa.

16 Mar 2021

Travel locally now, you'll be so glad you did
Travel locally now, you'll be so glad you didArticle

With international travel off the cards right now, more South Africans are discovering why millions of tourists head south every year. Why go anywhere else when you've got it all right here?...

Issued by SA Airlines 2 Mar 2021

10 reasons to visit Kruger Shalati: The Train on the Bridge in the Kruger National Park
10 reasons to visit Kruger Shalati: The Train on the Bridge in the Kruger National ParkArticle

Kruger Shalati: The Train on the Bridge, which sits suspended over the Sabie River in the Kruger National Park, recently opened its doors. The hotel is a must-visit destination for several reasons.

15 Feb 2021

Work can be a violent experience for Zimbabwe's forest rangers
Work can be a violent experience for Zimbabwe's forest rangersArticle

As cases of poaching rise across Africa's protected areas, some governments have responded with a military approach to nature conservation...

Tafadzwa Mushonga 10 Feb 2021

'SA's dams built to withstand floods' - Dam Safety Regulation Unit
'SA's dams built to withstand floods' - Dam Safety Regulation UnitArticle

The Department of Water and Sanitation has assured the public that the country's large dams are not likely to collapse...

9 Feb 2021

South Africa's airlines look to local travellers for support
South Africa's airlines look to local travellers for supportArticle

The travel industry is in dire straits the world around after almost a year of strict travel restrictions that has seen casualties across the board. Now, SA airlines are turning inward to try and save their businesses by sweetening the deal for local travellers...

Issued by SA Airlines 9 Feb 2021

Mdluli Safari Lodge achieves AA+ investment grade rating
Mdluli Safari Lodge achieves AA+ investment grade ratingArticle

Mdluli Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park has earned the highest-achievable ICA +Impact Sustainable Development Goal Investment Grade core rating of AA+...

5 Feb 2021

Rhino poaching declines in 2020
Rhino poaching declines in 2020Article

South Africa saw a marked decline of 33% in rhino poaching during 2020...

1 Feb 2021

SANParks boosts digital transformation strategy
SANParks boosts digital transformation strategyArticle

Datacentrix has been working on a number of projects to support SANParks in its digital transformation journey. This includes the national rollout of software-defined networking technology...

26 Jan 2021

Image via
Kruger National Park on high alert as tropical storm Eloise hits MozambiqueArticle

According to reports from the South African Weather Services, various parts of the Kruger National Park particularly in the far north, will be affected by major rainfall and strong winds over the coming weekend...

22 Jan 2021

City Lodge Hotel Group director retires: Patrick Tate looks back on a life in hospitality
City Lodge Hotel Group director retires: Patrick Tate looks back on a life in hospitalityArticle

There is a solution to every problem, says Patrick Tate, retiring divisional director of operations at City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG). This approach, coupled with a lifetime of experience, steady and grounded disposition, and an abundance of patience has made Tate excel as a hotelier...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 30 Nov 2020

SANParks offers Black Friday 40% discount on online reservations
SANParks offers Black Friday 40% discount on online reservationsArticle

The South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering a special discount as part of Black Friday on 27 November 2020. As part of the promotion, SANParks is offering a 40% discount for new reservations made via the online booking platform.

25 Nov 2020

10 must-see locations in sub-Saharan Africa
10 must-see locations in sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

Leisure travel hasn't been an option for many of us, this year, with Covid-19 and all the other things that came with the novel coronavirus. But with the borders now officially open to some countries, our continent seems like the perfect place to start our travels...

22 Oct 2020

6 essential SEO tips for tourism businesses
6 essential SEO tips for tourism businessesArticle

One place where travel and tourism businesses can help their business to be more visible online is from search engine optimisation. Here are some helpful tips on how you can move your website to one of the top spots on Google and other popular search engines result pages.

Selina Bieber 12 Oct 2020

All you need to know about honeymooning in Kruger National Park
All you need to know about honeymooning in Kruger National ParkArticle

If you're seeking a romantic getaway like no other, look no further than a Kruger National Park honeymoon...

Adelle Bell 2 Oct 2020

Thinking of visiting the Kruger now that travel is allowed? You'll be thrilled to see what's new there
Thinking of visiting the Kruger now that travel is allowed? You'll be thrilled to see what's new thereArticle

Mid-year has always been a popular time for South Africans to travel to and to enjoy what the Kruger National Park has to offer...

Issued by Irvine Partners 17 Sep 2020

5FM's Nick Hamman kicks off '5Drive' Heritage Tour
5FM's Nick Hamman kicks off '5Drive' Heritage TourArticle

Nick Hamman has embarked on his annual 5Drive Heritage Tour. Now in its fourth year, the 5FM presenter uses the tour to travel around the country during Heritage Month...

7 Sep 2020

Remote workers heading out of town
Remote workers heading out of townArticle

When we talk of semigration now, we are no longer just talking about the familiar pattern of movement from Gauteng to Cape Town, but about the worldwide counter-urbanisation or de-urbanisation movement...

Berry Everitt 3 Sep 2020

The Blue Train resumes operations
The Blue Train resumes operationsArticle

Following the National Government's pronouncements moving the country to alert level 2, The Blue Train is pleased to announce that it will be resuming services for private charters as of September 2020...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 31 Aug 2020

Dr Rhulani Khosa and Dr Peters Mathebula
#OnTheFrontLine: Covid-19 transforms lives of healthcare workersArticle

In just a few short months, the Covid-19 pandemic has completely transformed the way that Limpopo healthcare workers go about their work and conduct their lives.

20 Aug 2020

Kruger opens some of its camps
Kruger opens some of its campsArticle

Kruger National Park (KNP) will partially open some of its camps for accommodation from Friday, 14 August 2020 in line with the Level 3 regulations on intra-provincial travel...

13 Aug 2020

Top 10 countries in Africa for a safari holiday of your dreams
Top 10 countries in Africa for a safari holiday of your dreamsArticle

Dreaming of an African safari tour? Wondering which country in Africa offers the best safari experience?..

Issued by SA Shares 7 Aug 2020

Encounters Doccie Fest announces this year's short film lineup
Encounters Doccie Fest announces this year's short film lineupArticle

The Encounters South African International Documentary Festival has announced the list of short films that will screen this year...

7 Aug 2020

Covid-19 regulations for OSV Operators
Covid-19 regulations for OSV OperatorsArticle

The Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has published the amended Risk Adjusted Strategy for Tourism Facilities, Services and Products to include the regulations for Guided Tour Operators which includes Overland Safari Vehicle (OSV) Operators...

7 Aug 2020

2020 Rhino Conservation Awards winners revealed
2020 Rhino Conservation Awards winners revealedArticle

On Friday, 31 July - also celebrated as World Ranger Day, the winners of the Rhino Conservation Awards were announced during an online event...

3 Aug 2020

Elephants Alive pioneers online experience of elephant collaring
Elephants Alive pioneers online experience of elephant collaringArticle

NGO Elephants Alive will be using technology to live-screen the collaring of an elephant. This will include tracking the elephant in the Greater Kruger, its immobilisation, fitting the new collar and watching as the it comes round...

28 Jul 2020

Image source: .
The missing link between PR and criminal theoryArticle

Criminal theory could help you choose the PR company that's right for you...

Hayley van der Woude 10 Jul 2020

Singita takes top honours in the 2020 Travel + Leisure Awards
Singita takes top honours in the 2020 Travel + Leisure AwardsArticle

The 25th edition of the Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards has named Singita Kruger National Park the number one Safari Lodge in Africa as well as number nine in the Top 100 Hotels in the World...

9 Jul 2020

#MusicExchange: Louise Carver to host first-ever live in-studio performance
#MusicExchange: Louise Carver to host first-ever live in-studio performanceArticle

Louise Carver is extremely excited to announce her first-ever live in-studio performance to take place on Sunday, 12 July 2020...

Martin Myers 7 Jul 2020

2020 Rhino Conservation Awards winners celebrated on World Ranger Day
2020 Rhino Conservation Awards winners celebrated on World Ranger DayArticle

The finalists in this year's Rhino Conservation Awards have been announced, with the winners to be celebrated on 31 July, coinciding with World Ranger Day...

7 Jul 2020

Image via
BON Hotels expands, reopens properties across South AfricaArticle

After months of lockdown regulations, the South African hospitality industry is ready to slowly open up its doors to business travellers around the country...

1 Jul 2020

Image Supplied - Mount Grace, Magaliesburg
Tsogo Sun takes over three iconic hotelsArticle

Tsogo Sun Hotels is set to take over the Mount Grace in Magaliesburg, the Edward in Durban and the Protea Hotel Hazyview in Mpumalanga and is committed to their long-term sustainability...

23 Jun 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: Making the best of times
#OrchidsandOnions: Making the best of timesArticle

'VW family' get out and about to support local; carmaker knows transport will change after pandemic and gets the message about the new right...

Brendan Seery 18 Jun 2020

SANParks permits self-drive excursions for day visitors
SANParks permits self-drive excursions for day visitorsArticle

The South African National Parks will open for self-drive excursions for day visitors in parks that cater for self-drives. These will be permitted from Monday, 8 June 2020...

8 Jun 2020

#WorldEnvironmentDay: Celebrating biodiversity in the times of Covid-19
#WorldEnvironmentDay: Celebrating biodiversity in the times of Covid-19Article

The global havoc brought by Covid-19 is not only exposing the triple challenge (inequality, poverty and unemployment) in South Africa that we have always known about, but how slow we have acted on fixing them...

Bonani Madikizela 5 Jun 2020

HKLM breathes life into Karingani - a visionary new brand in African conservation
HKLM breathes life into Karingani - a visionary new brand in African conservationArticle

Karingani is a piece of iconic Mozambican wilderness. HKLM was tasked with conceptualising the Karingani brand so this exceptional new destination could be introduced to the rest of the world...

Issued by HKLM 15 Apr 2020

The world may be on pause but your travel planning needn't be
The world may be on pause but your travel planning needn't beArticle

Are you at a loss for things to do after your holiday cancellation? It's not all doom and gloom. Get proactive with these tips for changing your flights and planning your next trip...

Issued by SA Airlines 8 Apr 2020

Image via
#Covid19: Kruger National Park records one positive caseArticle

One positive case of the novel coronavirus has been recorded in SANParks Kruger National Park (KNP) - a French tourist who was part of a group of six who had booked a two-night stay in the national park...

27 Mar 2020

How a CA(SA) and Honorary Ranger is doggedly working to prevent poaching
How a CA(SA) and Honorary Ranger is doggedly working to prevent poachingArticle

How exactly does one end up in a career that also stokes your passion of protecting the natural environment? Leonie Meyer, a reporting strategist at GreymatterFinch and a SANParks Honorary Ranger, explains...

Issued by SAICA 17 Mar 2020

Partnership brings youth development programmes to Kruger Park
Partnership brings youth development programmes to Kruger ParkArticle

Jock Safari Lodge has formed an official long term partnership with the Wilderness Foundation Africa (WFA) to further conservation education and youth development within the broader community of the Kruger National Park...

12 Mar 2020

Amdec Group donates R1.25m to SANParks Honorary Rangers over 5 years
Amdec Group donates R1.25m to SANParks Honorary Rangers over 5 yearsArticle

The Amdec Group has over the past five years donated R250,000 annually to the Conservation Services National Project of the SANParks Honorary Rangers...

24 Feb 2020

The importance of environmental sustainability in tourism and hospitality
The importance of environmental sustainability in tourism and hospitalityArticle

With sustainability being one of the most critical issues facing our world today, a green revolution within the tourism and hospitality industry is vital to ensuring the growth of these sectors into the future...

Brett Hendricks 4 Feb 2020

Next >
Let's do Biz