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FUN BUS HOLIDAYS

Date: February 19, 2019
Category: Travel News
Open up a world of adventure with an affordable Fun Bus holiday Thompsons Holidays and SA Tourism have put together an innovative concept for 2019, the Fun Bus, to make getting away from it all on an affordable holiday within everyone&rsqu...
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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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TAJ EXOTICA RESORT AND SPA

Date: December 5, 2018
Category: Destinations
A slice of paradise in the Maldives, the ultra-luxurious and completely eco-friendly Taj Exotica Resort & Spa spreads across Emboodhu Finolhu Island in one of the largest lagoons in the archipelago. A holiday here is a dream come true f...
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Brent Owens unwraps Mauritius with Thompsons Holidays

Date: November 26, 2018
Category: Travel News
Thompsons Holidays had the pleasure of hosting Brent Owens, the well-known Australian reality TV chef and winner of MasterChef Australia Season 6 as he explored the magical island of Mauritius while creating a two-part cooking series, Brent...
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Dine with the Stars on a paradise island

Date: November 23, 2018
Category: Travel News
Dreamy as they are, the Maldives and Zanzibar both offer much more than just a sun-soaked getaway in an unmatched setting. In 2019 you can dine with culinary greats at exclusive Plan Hotels resorts in each destination and enjoy an even more...
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SINGAPORE: Passion Made Possible

Date: November 21, 2018
Category: Destinations
EXPERIENCE A WORLD OF ADVENTURES IN SINGAPORE You can shop till you drop, dine on gourmet fare and enjoy a choice of some of the most varied and exciting entertainment offerings imaginable in Singapore One of the most dynamic cities in...
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HEAVEN CAN WAIT

Date: November 8, 2018
Category: Travel Reviews
A slice of paradise in the Maldives, the ultra-luxurious and completely eco-friendly Taj Exotica Resort & Spa spreads across Emboodhu Finolhu Island in one of the area’s largest lagoons. A holiday here is a dream come true...
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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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Diamonds Mequfi wins 2 World Travel Awards

Date: October 16, 2018
Category: Travel News
Thompsons Holidays is proud to be associated Diamonds Mequfi Resort in Mozambique, which recently won 2 prestigious World Travel Awards...
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Salt of Palmar – a luxury homegrown experience

Date: September 27, 2018
Category: Travel News
Holiday trends are changing, and the latest getaway is an immersive one, brought to South African travelers by a collection of Homegrown Hotels that offer guests a completely different experience...
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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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Penthouse paradise retreat to open February 2019

Date: August 30, 2018
Category: Travel News
LUX* North Male Atoll will open on 1 February 2019, offering a superlative Maldives experience with all the trimmings – literally luxury beyond boundaries...
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Thompsons keeps on giving

Date: August 14, 2018
You too can donate to assist the people of Lombok following the recent earthquakes…...
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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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Thompsons Holidays gives back on Mandela Day

Date: July 18, 2018
Category: At Thompsons
Throughout the country, Thompsons Holidays had teams working overtime on Mandela Day, 18 July, to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s legacy as the former president would have turned 100 years old...
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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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Where to take the family on holiday

Date: July 9, 2018
Category: Destinations
Thompsons always offers lots of great specials at holiday time. Here is our list of the top 3 destinations to visit when school’s out...
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All you need to know about Ashford Castle

Date: June 14, 2018
Category: Destinations
Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan might be spending their honeymoon in a luxury castle in Ireland – and Thompsons has all the information!...
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Tantalising Thailand

Date: June 7, 2018
Category: Destinations
Magnificent beaches, great shopping, delicious food and a diverse range of experiences make Thailand the perfect location for a holiday...
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Visiting Dubai?

Date: May 23, 2018
Category: Destinations
A new sightseeing innovation, the Dubai Pass, offers a world of experiences and takes the hassle out of exploring a new city…...
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The best time to visit the Great Wall of China

Date: May 8, 2018
Spring in the Northern Hemisphere (March to June) or Fall (September to November) are the best times to visit the Great Wall. So if you’re planning a visit to China, let Thompsons make your arrangements for you...
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Cruise the world...

Date: March 5, 2018
Category: Destinations
Step aboard a stylish and ultramodern ship and discover your dream destinations all in one incredible itinerary...
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Dip into Perfect Paradise

Date: March 2, 2018
Category: Destinations
The spectacular Seychelles islands are like a string of 115 perfect pearls sprinkled across the azure waters of the warm, inviting Indian Ocean....
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Adventurous New Zealand

Date: February 5, 2018
Category: Destinations
We invite you to experience some of our best things to see and do on this lively island....
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