WHY RICKSHAW?

The Rickshaw Travel Group ("Rickshaw Travels") was founded in May 1988. From our humble beginnings as a small travel agency, we have grown and expanded into several countries and today have 28 years of experience in the travel business, both corporate and leisure... read more .

4 STAR HOTEL REOPENS ON THE WESTERN CAPE

Knysna Hollow Country Estate is open again after being renovated into an upmarket, full-service hotel

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NEW BRIDGE EASES TRAVEL IN UGANDA

The Source of the Nile – the new bridge linking Eastern Uganda to the capital city of Kampala and the main airport in Entebbe – opened last week after almost five years of construction, replacing the Nalubaale Bridge that opened in 1954

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GROUND BROKEN FOR MOZAMBIQUES NEW AIRPORT

On Friday October 5th, President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi laid the first stones for Mozambique’s new Chongoene International Airport, just outside the capital of Xai-Xai

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COASTAL AVIATION RESETS RATES

Charter airline Coastal Aviation has changed its TZS to USD rate following a new security levy set by the Tanzanian Airport Authority (TAA) for domestic passengers departing from airports in Tanzania

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NEW CITYBLUE HOTELS IN ZAMBIA AND UGANDA

What used to be the Courtyard Hotel Victoria Falls in Livingstone will soon be rebranded as CityBlue Courtyard Hotel & Suites, Livingstone

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PLASTIC BAGS BANNED IN RWANDA

All travellers visiting Rwanda should be aware that as per the country’s environmental protection policy, plastic bags are banned in Rwanda, including bags being brought into the county

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WORLD GORILLA DAY

September 24th is World Gorilla Day – an opportunity for people everywhere to celebrate one of its closest relatives (humans and gorillas share 98 percent of our DNA) and take action to protect gorilla habitats worldwide

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AIR MAURITIUS CUTS ONE FLIGHT FROM CAPETOWN

Beginning in November, Air Mauritius will no longer fly from Cape Town to Mauritius on Fridays

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QATAR AIRWAYS TAKES YOU TO MOMBASA

In a move that will increase competition amongst domestic airlines in Kenya, Qatar Airways (QA) will begin flights between Doha and Mombasa in December

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AIRLINK ADDS FLIGHT WITH BUSINESS CLASS TO RICHARDS BAY

Airlink will now fly one of its new 74-seat Embraer 170 E-Jets on many flights between Johannesburg and Richards Bay in South Africa

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