17 Sep | Norma Templeton | No Comments

SA Tourism/Asia Trade Show 2018

Blue Planet Tours  had the privilege to attend the South African Tourism Trade Show in China, Korea and Japan. It was a busy two weeks in Asia with attendance in Beijing, Chongqing, Shenzhen, Seoul, Osaka and Tokyo.    We met many wonderful people and established great contacts and we look forward to cementing our business ...


17 Sep | Norma Templeton | No Comments

Your perfect paradise!

(Written by one of our Directors, Ina, after a visit to Club Med Kani) After arriving  at Mahe airport it is about a 20 minute boat transfer to Kani.  We were received very warmly by the GO’s at the pier and taken to the reception area where we checked in while receiving refreshments. Then we …


22 Aug | Norma Templeton | No Comments

This is the best way to choose your ski resort!

Our Club Med specialists joined us for the day on 17/08/2018 and our clients came into contact with Club Med resorts through a VR experience.


21 Jun | Norma Templeton | No Comments

SA Specialist

Anneri Joubert has successfully completed the SA Specialist Program with South African Tourism. Congratulations Anneri!  


28 May | Norma Templeton | No Comments

Club Med Kani – amazing team!!

Ina recently visited Club Med Kani and had a really wonderful time.  We will be posting more details on her trip but she had this to say in the meantime: "Club Med Kani has the most incredible team. Always friendly and they will make your stay an absolute memorable one. We can highly recommend this ...


21 May | Norma Templeton | No Comments

Skiing with Club Med!

Anneri, our Club Med specialist, based in our Somerset Mall store, recently went skiing with Club Med to experience one of their skiing resorts first-hand.  This is what she had to say on her return: 10 strangers meeting at JNB airport and bracing for a 24 hour trip with 99% of us never having skied ...


5 Apr | Norma Templeton | No Comments

Air Mauritius Industry Awards

Harvey World Travel Blue Planet was invited to the prestigious Air Mauritius Industry Award Dinner in Johannesburg on 23 February 2017. We were very proud to receive the Gold award for the Top Independant Retailer of the year!  This is an extremely highly regarded award considering the amount of travel agencies in South Africa that ...


23 Mar | Norma Templeton | No Comments

US, UK and Australia security and electronic device ban

US TRAVEL BAN OF ELECTRONICS On March 21, the DHS announced a ban on all electronic devices larger than a cell phone/smart phone on board the aircraft in carry-on luggage or other accessible property on flights from certain airports to the US. The ban will apply to nonstop flights to the US from 10 international …


9 Mar | Norma Templeton | No Comments

Club Med Bintan

I’ve been fortunate to have been to Mauritius and thought Bintan would be pretty similar – I was so wrong! Bintan is what Mauritius was before it became such a popular holiday destination. Think Robinson Crusoe/Jack Sparrow/Castaway!   When you’re on the hour-long ferry ride from Singapore, you get the feeling of stepping into the …


14 Nov | Norma Templeton | No Comments

Club Med Shop-in-Shop

Our Harvey World Travel store at Entrance 1, Somerset Mall, Somerset West moved to its current location over 6 years ago and was in need of new, fresher look.   On November the 1st, 2016 we reopened our doors after being closed for 2 weeks for extensive renovations.   Our new-look store was welcomed with ...

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