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MAHALA FRIDAYS

Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife’s Mahala Fridays. For the whole of September, as a contribution to the natural heritage of this country, and a celebration of heritage, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife is opening up their gates to the first 100 RSA citizens who have an ID book for free entrance into the park. They look forward to seeing you there.

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SOUTHERN SUN DAR ES SALAAM

For over 15 years the Southern Sun Dar es Salaam hotel has been the firm favourite of business and leisure tourists finding themselves in this vibrant, culturally rich Tanzanian city. Preserving their reputation and maintaining the high level of commitment to their guests and the brand, the hotel just completed a major refurbishment of all 152 en-suite rooms – standard …

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VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN

The all-new Volkswagen Tiguan, five-door, five seat SUV has been launched in South Africa this week. The new Tiguan is currently offered locally in three derivatives that all make use of the 1.4 TSI engine, tuned either to produce 92kW or 110kW or power. The base Trendline model costs R378 000 and is fitted with a four-cylinder, turbocharged engine that …

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ASTON MARTIN ANNOUNCES VANQUISH ZAGATO VOLANTE

To accompany the North American debut of the Vanquish Zagato Coupe at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance recently, Aston Martin announced a striking partner for this very special car; the Vanquish Zagato Volante. Driven by overwhelming customer interest for the previously revealed Coupe, the Vanquish Zagato Volante will be strictly built to a limited production run of 99 cars at …

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SAA: MORE DIRTY DEALS

BEE clause in SAA funding notice raises red flag. Questions have been raised about the legality of part of SAA’s funding request for R16bn in the open market. In a notice published in a Sunday newspaper, cash-strapped SAA has turned to banking and non-banking financial institutions to raise R16bn to meet its working and capital expenditure requirement as well as …

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WEEKEND GETAWAYS

South Africa is an amazing country for travellers: We have sophisticated infrastructure and a variety of destinations. You can, for example, live and work in its industrial and economic heartland of Gauteng and be just a couple of hours from three major seaside towns, each with its own appeal. Shaun Pozyn, Head of marketing for British Airways (operated by Comair), …

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JEEP 75TH ANNIVERSARY

Jeep® – one of the world’s few, true icons – is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2016. To mark the occasion, the Jeep brand is creating distinctive, unique 75th Anniversary Edition models – Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, Renegade and Wrangler. These limited edition models pay homage to the history of the legendary Jeep brand. The Jeep brand’s legendary heritage and capability …

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BMW F700/800GS UPGRADES

BMW announces updates to F700GS and F800GS modelS. By Rob Slade BMW has announced a series of updates to the F700GS, F800GS and F800GS Adventure models for 2017. The updates bring the middleweight adventure bikes in line with the latest Euro4 emissions regulations which is made possible by some modifications to the 798cc engines and the redesign of the tailpipe. …

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SHONGOLOLO EXPRESS

Luxury rail operator relaunches rail favourite. By Kim Emmanuel The Shongololo Express is back and now operated by Rovos Rail. Rovos Rail has relaunched the Shonogololo Express as a three-star train offering after acquiring the product earlier this year. Following the relaunch, Rovos is offering three tours on the train, including a 15-day journey from Pretoria to Cape Town, a …

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RENAULT’S FUNKY CAPTUR SUNSET

With only 100 units available, Captur Sunset Limited Edition marks official introduction of Turbo Diesel engine derivative to Renault Captur range. The arrival of Renault’s fun and funky Captur Sunset LimitedEdition Dynamique spearheadsthe introduction of a 1.5 dCi 66kW Turbo Diesel engine option to the range. “From the outset when first assembling the Captur range, it was always our plan …