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Rhulani Insights 154 – Christmas Greeting 2020

  • December 20, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

The most difficult year in the history of Rhulani Safari Lodge is coming to an end. A year in which we realized how important the solidarity and trust in our team is in order to be able to survive such crises. Rolf wishes everyone happy holidays, health and success in the new year. Let’s be optimistic that 2021 will be our way back to a normal life and the starting point for a bright future.

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Rhulani Insights 153 – Travelling in times of COVID-19

  • December 06, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Rhulani insights

Since the end of October, the borders to South Africa have been reopened for all countries. The only condition is a negative PCR COVID-19 test not older than 72 hours, which you must present upon entry. Rhulani’s owner Rolf tried it himself and traveled to South Africa at the beginning of December without any problems. He talks about his experiences.

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Rhulani welcomes international guests again

  • November 17, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

South African government has announced that travelers from all over the world will be able to travel the country again, provided they submit a negative PCR -COVID-19 test result which is not older than 72 hours. There is no quarantine requirement. At Rhulani Safari Lodge we are excited about this news and warmly welcome spontaneous travelers from overseas. In order to cushion the uncertainties surrounding a trip, we are offering new, customer-friendly conditions for unforeseen travel changes due to COVID-19. Welcome to Rhulani!

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World Luxury Hotel Awards: Oscar number seven

  • November 12, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

“World Luxury Hotel Awards” informs us today that Rhulani Safari Lodge has won the award on a global level in the “Luxury Bush Lodge” category. This award is one of the oldest and most prestigious in the hotel industry. We are proud that we have won this trophy, also known as the “Oscar”, for the seventh time in a row.

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After the lockdown: Rhulani achieves the best 5-star score ever

  • November 10, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

We are particularly pleased with this result. After a long COVID-19 lockdown period, Rhulani Safari Lodge achieves a top result in the annual Star Grading assessment by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA). With a score of 96%, Rhulani confirms its ranking in the upper segment of the 5-star Game Lodge category. In addition, we are assigned one of the rare accolades for “Birding” as an additional quality mark and recognition for the new observation hide at the waterhole.

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Rhulani’s safety assessment: Confirmed authorization for the UK market

  • October 26, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

The annual safety assessment, which Rhulani Safari Lodge has to go through to authorize sales in the United Kingdom, was once again successful. This assessment received a special mark this year due to the evaluation of our operation in times of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Rhulani Insights 152 - A guest experience after the reopening

  • October 11, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

Rhulani Safari Lodge has been open again for almost two weeks. We got off to a smooth start and with a lot of joy. Today Rhulani’s Assistant Manager Sean is sitting in the new “Tshembo Hide” with our very first guest after the reopening: Mr. John Pickering. John has visited us many times in the past and shares his experiences with Rhulani.

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The underground observation lounge has a name: “Tshembo Hide”

  • October 08, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

In the month of September we looked for a name for our new, underground observation hide right next to the waterhole. There was a competition on Rhulani’s social media (Facebook & Instagram), where we received many wonderful suggestions. Now the jury has made a decision from the shortlisted proposals. Our hide is called “Tshembo Hide”, and the winner is Tristyn Ross.

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Day 189: Welcome to Rhulani Safari Lodge!

  • October 01, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Read how Rhulani Safari Lodge masters the daily challenge in times of the coronavirus and how we prepare ourselves for the future. Thoughts from Rhulani’s owner Rolf who lives in Switzerland. Today: Welcome to Rhulani Safari Lodge!

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Rhulani renews long-standing membership with Atta

  • September 30, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Rhulani Safari Lodge informs that we have just renewed our long-standing membership with the African Travel & Tourism association Atta for another year. ATTA® is a member-driven trade association that promotes tourism to Africa from all corners of the world.

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