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Africa

Hotels

Weddings, parties, elephants

Hotel concierges have seen it all - and they can help with it all, too, writes John O'Ceallaigh.

South Africa

Wildly indulgent

Ulusaba Rock Lodge

Holidaying safari style is out of this world, finds Louise Southerden.

South Africa

Pure pleasure

Grootbos

A resort a few hours from Cape Town, has become an agent of ecological and social change, writes Alison Stewart.

Mama Holiday

OK, so my son kissed a monkey on the lips

Monkey

Tracey Spicer There's a moment in every traveller's life when you know you've gone too far.

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Photo galleries

Royal approval: the Seychelles

Interest in the Seychelles has boomed since Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge enjoyed their honeymoon there.

World's best hotel named

South Africa's Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve

South Africa's Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve was voted the world's best hotel in 2009 in a survey by Travel+Leisure .

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Travellers Tips

Tips

Honeymoon period for royal favourites

Just married.

Jane E. Fraser From London to the Seychelles and the wilds of Kenya, everywhere William and Kate go is turning to tourism gold.

Insider

High-end adventure in its natural habitat

Michael Mucci illo.

Jane E. Fraser Follow the pride by day, retire to a luxury lodge by night. More Australians are seeking 'exotic' destinations and Africa's wildlife makes the continent a growing favourite.

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Map of Africa

Travel News

Why some flights are safer than others

Delta Air Lines jet OK

4:45pm | Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe step aboard an plane. But not all flights are equally safe.

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

1:38pm | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

Two new hotels at Brisbane Airport

CAMERON ATFIELD 4:10pm | Pullman and Ibis hotels to be built by November at cost of $150m.

Boozy with bad diets but foreigners love the British, study says

12:32pm | Despite a passion for binge-drinking and lousy food, Britain was named the second most attractive country along with Australia, according to a survey.

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