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A positive outlook to 2021: Put "the routes" on your travel bucket list!

Posted on Thu July 30, 2020.

The saying goes “Never let your memories be greater than your dreams “...and this is so true! Memories are wonderful but it is the present moment that nourishes our inner joy and love for travel. The time will come when we can all travel again, when we can live our travel dreams and create new memories based on real time experiences. Let’s start planning our next trip inspired by the many beautiful destinations South Africa and the Cape’s Country Routes have to offer.

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A tribute to our trade partners

Posted on Tue July 21, 2020.

Travel advisors are fighting daily to avoid refunds and minimize penalty fees while constantly staying informed on all the latest warnings, regulations, protocols and travel trends to be #travelready when the world starts to travel again. It is a commitment to an industry that many of us are so deeply passionate about. This commitment certainly requires a positive mindset and gives #tourismstrong a deeper meaning, a whole new dimension! This article is a tribute we wish to pay to you on behalf of Cape Country Routes, a group of owner-managed accommodation and activity products that has and will always work closely with tour operators and travel agents.

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Let’s get behind that wheel

Posted on Sun July 12, 2020.

As the members of the group regularly exchange online, sharing their best practices with regards to protocols and travel preparations, the group has created inspiring packages to kick-start travel ideas and travel bookings. #BackToTheRoutes and #bestroadtrip is the motto of these packages suggesting different itinerary options. Some are packaged according to themes and niche interests, others packaged according to more traditional routings:

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Back to the “Routes“

Posted on Sat June 20, 2020.

As the travel world we used to know is undergoing severe changes and the so called #VUCA world (a world marked by volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity) becomes the new reality, travel experts predict that we will soon be witnessing a #BackToTheRoutes movement, a movement towards travel along the quiet, off the beaten track and crowd-free roads. People long for freedom, personal freedom but also the desire to move around freely, spend time outdoors, witness fauna and flora unfold – enjoy nature at its best!

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The Lady Stanford ... cruising down the river ...

Posted on Mon April 6, 2020.

Cruising down the river on a Sunday afternoon

With one you love, the sun above waiting for the moon

The old accordion playing a sentimental tune

Cruising down the river on a Sunday afternoon

The birds above all sing of love, a gentle sweet refrain

The winds around all make a sound like softly falling rain

Just two of us together, we'll plan a honeymoon

Cruising down the river on a Sunday afternoon...

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