South African Airways Vacations (SAA Vacations) has announced the acquisition of 15 new hotels and safari lodges throughout the continent of Africa. The additions nearly double the company's product offerings with locations in South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Kenya.
Locations added range from four and five star hotels in Johannesburg and Cape Town to luxury safari lodges, where guests can experience the “Big Five” wildlife—the African Lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, African leopard and rhinoceros. These additions create many more options of affordable, air-inclusive luxury packages to Africa.
The new hotel properties and game lodges include:
|AHA Hotels & Lodges||Minor Hotels (Royal Livingstone|
|Boschendal Farm||Newmark (Queen Victoria, V&A, and Motswari)|
|Dulini Collection||Ngoma Safari Lodge|
|Evergreen Manor and Spa||Savanna Private Game Reserve|
|Extraordinary||Seasons in Africa-Hollow|
|Legacy Hotel Group (Kingdom at Victoria Falls)||Heritage Hotels (Kenya)|
|Legacy Hotel Group (Elephant Hills Resort)||Victoria Falls Hotel|
|Minor Hotels (AVANI Victoria Falls Resort)|
All SAA Vacations packages include round-trip air transportation from New York or Washington, D.C. on South African Airways. Special add-on fares are available from over 100 cities in the U.S. with connections to Africa’s popular tourism destinations. On board, guests have legroom, complimentary meals, bar service, South African wines, and individual seatback inflight entertainment with a menu of movies, news and games.