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|Travel News | Sunbird Launches a Loyalty Program Hotel Stay



Sunbird Hotels and Resorts recently joined forces with Hotelstay Group to develop a brand new multi-tier loyalty program to be used across Sunbird Hotels in Malawi but alsoin more than 100 countries worldwide.

By partnering with Hotelstay Group, Sunbird will also offer to the program members extraordinary travel related benefits such as: discounts at international accommodation and car rental, free access to Airport VIP lounges, air ticket discounts and rebates. Now thats a company that has the its clients at heart, it being locally or during travels.


The are three different types of memberships, Classic, Traveller and Private. For more information please follow the link: Sunbird HotelStay







Hotel Stay CEO Richard Somogyvari presents Hotel Stay Classic card number 0001 to Sunbird Tourism Board Chairperson Leonnard Chikadya at the Hotel Stay launch on Thursday, February 20th, 2014.








|Travel News | New Family Chalet at Thawale Lodge















New family chalet at Thawale Lodge -Majete Wildlife Reserve


This finely decorate spacious chalet at Thawale Lodge is the perfect family destination offering the ideal opportunity to relax unwind and rejuvenate.  


With two on-suite bedrooms (one double and one twin) the chalet has stunning views over-looking the water hole where wildlife and birds come to drink.

The chalet has a thatched roof and features exterior stone work in the bathrooms. Finishing’s including a lounge area, small kitchen with tea and coffee making facilities, minibar and large veranda.  


Ideal for families and groups the chalet sleeps up to six persons. Prices include full board meals at Thawale Lodge.


For more information and prices Tel: 0999 521 741



|Travel News | New Security Guard Company in Blantyre


A new company called Hawk Guard Security has been opened in Blantyre. They are located in Kwacha- Blantyre, behind Robins Park next to Automotive / Scania Company.


They are offering Residential, Commercial and Industrial and also Ceremony and Events guarding services. They promise to erase all the security burden you have.


For more information please call them on 0111 616 208 / 0888 839 162 / 0995 505 024


| Travel News | New Vessel on Lake Malawi


Have you ever wanted to visit the Northern part of Malawi as far as Likoma Island but have not been able to because of the cost of charter flights? just did not feel like driving or apprehensive about breaking down in the middle of the Lake or even taking 2 days to reach your destination ?

M.V. Mwande is a new 12m T-Craft Hippo 1180 open catamaran powered by 300 horsepower Mercury outboard motors.

She has a range of 120 nautical miles with a light load speed of 20 knots and cruising speed of up to 15 knots. On board she can seat 80 passengers. The top decks seats 50 and the bottom deck 30. Music, toilets, food and beverage services are available for passenger comfort. Drop down sides are deployed should the weather change.

Mv Mwande started operating on the 25th of November. With the Ilala still off the waters due to the engine problems which require more time and attention Travel Malawi Guide will keep up dating you when it will be back.


In the maeantime here is more good news for the travellers:


More great news MV Mwande will now be docking in Chinteche on Tuesdays and Thursdays!




Monday: Departs Chipoka 08:00 Arrival in Nkhotakota: 14:00

Departs Nkhotakota 15:00 Arrival in Likoma: 20:00


Tuesday: Departs Likoma 08:00 - Chinteche Arrival 09:30 - Nkhata Bay Arrival: 12:00

Departs Nkhata Bay: 14:00 Arrival in Usisya/Ruware: 17:00


Wednesday: Departs Nkhata Bay 06:30 Arrival in Mbamba Bay: 09:30

Departs Mbaba Bay: 13:30 Arrival in Nkahata Bay: 17:30


Thursday: Departs Usisya/Ruware 08:00 Arrival in Nkha Bay 12:00

Departs Nkhata Bay 13:00 - Chinteche Arrival 15:30 - Arrival Likoma 16:00


Friday: Departs Likoma 07:00 Arrival in Nkhotakota 12:00

Departs Nkhotakota 13:00 Arrival Chipoka 17:00


COST: USD 20 for Malawi Nationals ( Malawi passport holders & those working here)   and USD 50 for Internationals ( visitors  to the country i.e tourists)




|Forex| Victoria Forex Bureau announces that its fifth branch will open soon in Mzuzu.


The Bureau plays a pivotal role in providing foreign exchange to the general public travelling from Malawi. Victoria Forex Bureau has four other branches located in Blantyre opposite Sunbird Mount Soche Hotel; in Lilongwe at the Shoprite Centre, Old Town; in Limbe along Customs Road in Aram Mall and at Chileka Airport in the arrivals meeting area.


Patrick Tembo, Marketing Manger at Victoria Forex Bureau indicated that the company decided to open more branches to satisfy customers’ demand for forex services and to serve the residents and visitors of the fast growing city of Mzuzu. He said the foreign exchange company offers an efficient superior service.


“Our services are unique in the sense that we are fast and efficient and our rates are very attractive. Our friendly staff always give a better service that our customers deserve. We also trade in major currencies that are accepted in this region of Africa and worldwide”. 

“Victoria Forex Bureau is also open and ready to discuss individual needs and requirements in all foreign transactions and offers competitive rates with no commission charges”, he said.

Victoria Forex Bureau’s services include buying and selling foreign currency, buying travellers’ cheques, Western Union and Moneygram services, cashing South African VAT cheques and enchasing of personal cheques.


Tembo says the public response has been impressive since the Bureau was established in 1998. The Bureau has a strong loyal customer base and is a Malawian company that is proud to serve the people of Malawi.


“Our business premises are highly patronised because we do not compromise our services and our experience in the business is reputable and dependable. If you want the best competitive rates and excellent service, you now have a choice of five branches to meet your needs wherever you are in Malawi. Whatever your needs, we are flexible and urge you to visit one of our branches to discuss your requirements with us ”, he said.


Victoria Forex Bureau started in a small premises in Kanabar House and today it operates from modern and secure locations.


“Today Victoria Forex Bureau has proven that without doubt we are able to manage the delicate business of money dealings proficiently and discretely”, said Tembo.



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