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Date: November 8, 2019
Eco Friendly Destinations - Sustainable Travel   ...
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Stronger Together

Date: November 1, 2019
Rugby World Cup 2019...
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Maldives, The Fun Side Of Life

Date: October 15, 2019
Imagine more than 1,000 coral islands formed around 26 natural ring-like atolls, scattered like tiny white pearls in the Indian Ocean, just across the equator. This is a collection of some of the most exquisite and sought after islands in...
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Reunion - Expect the unexpected

Date: September 30, 2019
Category: Destinations
Reunion might be small in size but it’s huge in natural wealth!...
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Mauritian Paradise

Date: September 4, 2019
Category: Destinations
The perfect time to travel to paradise. Explore this island treasure....
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Child Travel Requirements

Date: September 2, 2019
Familiarise yourself with SA’s new requirements for travelling with children. SA now has new immigration laws to protect citizens and to improve lives:...
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ASATA Peace of Mind

Date: September 2, 2019
Thompsons Holidays is an active tour operator member of the Association of Southern African Travel Agents (ASATA) and is committed to offering customers professional service, ethical conduct and trustworthy behaviour.   Why travel wi...
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“Thailand – Something for everyone"

Date: August 1, 2019
Category: Destinations
Thailand offers a wealth of experiences, from beach getaways with a variety of water sports and adventures, to exploring temples and historic sights. Not to mention great weather and plenty of affordable holiday options to choose from....
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Why South Africans love Thailand

Date: February 12, 2019
Category: Destinations
In 2018 more than 100,000 South Africans headed for Thailand to enjoy a sun- and adventure-filled holiday. What makes this exotic South East Asian destination so special? Thompsons Holidays asks Lesley Simpson, marketing representative for...
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Thailand’s best kept secret

Date: January 10, 2019
Category: Destinations
If you’re looking for beautiful beaches, scenic mountains and countryside filled with magnificent waterfalls, we’ve found it for you. Khao Lak, Iocated in the Phang Nga Province of Thailand, offers a holiday that’s laid ba...
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Islands around the world GO GREEN

Date: November 1, 2018
Category: Travel News
Sustainable development is a global trend and conservation and ‘going green’ is taking centre stage. Right now the focus is on islands around the world that are promoting sustainable tourism as well as taking on various conserva...
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Dubai to host World Expo 2020

Date: September 26, 2018
Category: Destinations
In October 2020, Dubai will become a global destination for millions of people who will get together to share ideas, showcase their innovation, collaborate and celebrate human ingenuity. Expo 2020 will open on 20 October 2020 in the south o...
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Fantastic achievement for Red Carnation Hotels

Date: July 19, 2018
Category: Travel News
We are proud to announce that The Red Carnation Hotel Collection, which is owned by the Tollman family and forms part of the international Travelcorp group, was voted No.2 Top Hotel Brand in the World according to luxury US travel magazine,...
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Congratulations are in order

Date: July 12, 2018
Category: Travel News
The Red Carnation Hotel Collection, which is owned by the Tollman family and forms part of the international Travelcorp group, scores the Number 2 spot in the latest top 20 Hotel Brands in the World according to Travel & Leisure magazin...
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Thailand is not just Phuket

Date: July 4, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
Mention the word Thailand and almost immediately the conversation turns to Phuket – even by those who have not yet visited Thailand. No doubt their friends have been there. But Thailand is not just Phuket....
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Visit Victoria Falls

Date: June 7, 2016
Category: Travel Insights
A must do experience for all visitors to the Victoria Falls - The Boma. Tantalising aromas of local dishes and game meat on the barbeque fill the restaurant, which is partially open to the surrounding forest and the night skies. Diners...
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Disney's magical holidays

Date: April 28, 2016
Category: Travel Reviews
With more to experience than you ever dreamed possible, there’s no better place for families to come together than Walt Disney World Resort in Florida....
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Which Greek Island to Visit?

Date: February 11, 2016
Category: Travel Reviews
With so many Greek Islands to choose from, it’s often difficult to select which islands to include in your itinerary when you visit the Mediterranean. Here are just a few of the island you have to consider for your Greek holiday....
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