Black Meetings and Tourism

January / February 2018

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 22 of 32

S outh African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations ®), the leisure vacation division of South African Airways, has introduced an array of 15 new hotels and safari lodges, nearly doubling their product offering to some of the most popular destinations throughout Africa. From trendy four and five star hotels in cosmopolitan cities like Johannesburg and Cape Town to luxury safari lodges, where guests can experience the "Big Five" wildlife, the enhancement of the SAA Vacations® portfolio greatly increases travelers' option of affordable air-inclusive luxury packages to Africa. "For 2018, SAA Vacations is pleased to offer new and inno- vative, air-inclusive vacation packages that showcase our new partner properties at incredible pricing," said Terry von Guilleaume, president of SAA Vacations®. "Our travel partners can be assured their clients are receiving the best quality and value in the market with the variety that only SAA Vacations can offer." The new hotel properties and game lodges include: B M & T ••• January/February 2018 ••• 22 All SAA Vacations® packages include round-trip air transportation from New York or Washington, DC on South African Airways, Africa's most awarded airline. Special add-on fares are available from over 100cities in the U.S. with convenient flight connections to Africa's most popular tourism destinations. Onboard, SAA customers enjoy a comfortable seating with generous legroom, complimentary meals, bar service and South African wines, and individual seatback inflight entertainment with an extensive menu of movies, news and games. For further information on SAA Vacations® please visit or call their African Specialists at (855) 359-7228. South African Airways Vacations offers vacation options for all budg- ets, with experts on hand to ensure its clients experience the lifetime vacation of their dreams. About South African Airways Vacations® A division of South African Airways (SAA), South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations®) is highly regarded for its wide array of affordable luxury packages to Africa and uses SAA's extensive route net- work to create pack- ages for travel throughout South Africa, Botswana, Vic- toria Falls, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania, Senegal, Ghana and the Indian Ocean Islands. Offering more than 80 air-inclu- sive packages, which range from value to superb luxury. Our spe- cialty-themed programs offer unique experiences, whether you are interested in safaris, culture, cuisine, romance, and adventure. The program is managed and fulfilled by Destination Southern Africa (DSA), which was founded in 2001 and offers an extensive portfolio of tour programs with a variety of hotels, game lodges, and safari companies throughout Southern Africa. About South African Airways South African Airways (SAA), South Africa's national flag car- rier and the continent's most awarded airline, serves over 75 des- tinations worldwide in partnership with SA Express, Airlink, and its low-cost carrier Mango. In North America, SAA operates daily nonstop flights from New York-JFK and direct flights from Washington D.C.-IAD (via Accra, Ghana, and Dakar, Senegal) to Johannesburg. SAA has partnerships with United Airlines, Air Canada and JetBlue Airways, American Airlines, and Virgin America, which offer convenient connections from more than 100 cities in the U.S. and Canada to SAA's flights. SAA is a Star Alliance member and the recipient of the Skytrax 4-star rat- ing for 15 consec- utive years. SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS VACATIONS® EXPANDS AIR-INCLUSIVE PRODUCT PORTFOLIO WITH 15 NEW PROPERTIES THROUGHOUT AFRICA New Hotel and Safari Lodge Accommodations in South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Kenya AHA Hotels & Lodges Boschendal Farm Minor Hotels (Royal Livingstone) Dulini Collection Newmark (Queen Victoria, V&A, and Motswari) Evergreen Manor and Spa Ngoma Safari Lodge Extraordinary Savanna Private Game Reserv Legacy Hotel Group (Kingdom at Victoria Falls) Seasons in Africa-Hollow Legacy Hotel Group (Elephant Hills Resort) Heritage Hotels (Kenya) Minor Hotels (AVANI Victoria Falls Resort) Victoria Falls Hotel F R O M M O T H E R L A N D

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of Black Meetings and Tourism - January / February 2018