Lord of the Manor – Gracious Villa Stays in South Africa

Here are some of our favourite luxury Manor Houses in the Cape Winelands – all of the featured properties have hit the mark with us in terms of location, service, decor, luxury and the ultimate ‘X-factor’!

Action & Adrenaline Adventures for International Group in Cape Town

When Norwegian organisation BKM Eiker decided on Cape Town as the destination for their group rewards programme, they asked our integrated travel and event team to create and manage their itinerary from start to finish.

Ethiopia – Our Personal Experience touring one of Africa’s most beautiful Countries

From ancient cities, historic cliff top churches to deserts, lava lakes, hots springs and camel rides, the latest Travel Concepts escorted tour got up-close and personal with this mystical land. They even had dinner with a hyena!

Exploring Cape Town through Art

Cape Town has got it all in terms of scenic beauty and as we like to describe it, natural art at its finest. However, look past the obvious scenic splendor and you will find a hugely creative city with a burgeoning and inspiring art scene in many other forms.

Luxury through the looking glass: 10 of our favourite South African rooms with a view

Our favourite collection of exclusive ‘rooms with a view’ guarantee that you will see and experience the splendour of South Africa from each possible angle.

The Concepts Collection Featured in Management Today Magazine

Currently featured in the latest issue Management Today Magazine is an article about The Concepts Collection and the 3 companies that make up our portfolio of luxury businesses. For our international readers, we have shared this enlightening article with you and for our local followers, enjoy the article as you find out more about the real story behind The Concepts Collection.

Luxury in the bush: Southern Africa’s most desirable designer Lodges – Part II

This is week two of celebrating dreamy designer lodges throughout Southern Africa. Today, we shift our focus beyond local borders to some of the brightest shining stars on the African continent. Brace yourself for some serious style!

Luxury in the bush: Southern Africa’s most desirable designer lodges – Part I

Safari experiences are no longer limited to game drives and bird watching. A new generation of private lodges offers the discerning individual luxury treats and pamper packages beyond the imaginable. We take a closer look at the design elements and cutting edge amenities that distinguishes Southern Africa’s top lodges from the pack.

Travel Concepts team overwhelmed by ‘The Greenhouse Effect’: Fine Dining at South Africa’s top restaurant

The Greenhouse Restaurant recently scooped up the 2011 Eat Out and DSTV Food Network award not only as ‘Restaurant of the Year’ but also as the ‘No 1 Restaurant in South Africa’. It has become the favourite subject of food writers, local leisure seekers, international travelers and, auspiciously, the Travel Concepts team alike.

Loved up Travel Concepts launches its Exclusive Honeymoon Collection

The Honeymoon Collection has been developed to meet the demands of discerning couples, many who are getting married on African shores and want to combine this with the ultimate luxury honeymoon experience.

Couture Colorado meets the best of South Africa: Part Two

Stylish Cape Winelands, ultimate tented luxury in the bush and contemporary countryside living.

Rockstars on a Road Trip: A musical Journey through South Africa’s Soccer World Cup

As our visitors started to arrive from around the world it soon become clear that quite by coincidence many of them were connected the music industry. You can read all about it here.

Thonga Beach Lodge – KwaZulu-Natal

On their excursion to Durban for the annual Indaba, Mandi and Chantal also managed to squeeze in a trip to Thonga Beach Lodge. Mandi had the following to say about their visit.

South Africa Welcomes the World!

Tomorrow, June 11th, South Africa will step proudly onto the world stage as host nation of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Here at Travel Concepts HQ we’ve been warming up to this momentous occasion all year!

Jamala Madikwe – Royal Safari Lodge

For their wedding anniversary Travel Concepts owners Richard & Christina recently went on a five night safari trip to Madikwe Game Reserve – a 76,000 hectare, Malaria free reserve right on the Botswana border, some 3 hours drive north-west of Jo’burg.

Shumbalala Game Lodge, Greater Kruger Park

We think it is perfect for couples or honeymooners and we absolutely love the beds. Hannes said it was the best night’s sleep he had had in years!