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Sustainable tourism: the fairest Cape’s fair-traders

Visitors to South Africa are spoilt for choice when it comes to sustainable tourism destinations in and around Cape Town. Indeed, the Western Cape is widely regarded as “Fair Trade Tourism Central” with easily the highest concentration of certified establishments and activities on the sub-continent.

Saving turtles in Seychelles

Find out how the Banyan Tree Seychelles’ Wildlife Conservation and Rehabilitation Centre is helping to protect and grow Seychelles’ natural wetlands.

Protecting paradise in the Seychelles

When you’re a resort located in paradise you had better have sustainability as a core ethos of your business model… and the Constance Ephelia Resort Seychelles certainly does.

Sustainability steeped in history at Spioenkop

With its commitment to sustainability combined with its rich history and the natural beauty of the area, Three Tree Hill Lodge makes for the perfect South African getaway. And the best part is that it’s certified by Fair Trade Tourism!

Welcome to the era of backpacker chic

Experience the ultimate in backpacker accommodation in South Africa, and enjoy staying in places that have a strong commitment to making a positive impact.

How close to wild animals is close enough?

How close should we be getting to wild animals? This is one of the most salient talking points in the safari and ecotourism industry as it appears that the animal empire might be striking back.

A bushcamp that changes lives

A closer look at the close-knit Umlani family and what makes their relationship with the wilderness and each other so special.