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Samara Private Game Reserve introduces the Funny Five

Samara Private Game Reserve

17 March 2017

African safaris have become synonymous with the Big Five – Lion, Elephant, Black Rhino, Cape Buffalo and Leopard – the collection of animals deemed most desirable to spot on a game drive. The Funny Five have been chosen for their quirky disposition, unusual looks and sometimes hilarious behaviour. We have made sure to pick animals whose nature, diet and habits pose a minimal amount of danger in approaching and tracking them on foot (always with trained guides) so that ... read more

Serengeti Balloon Safaris News

Serengeti Balloon Safaris

17 March 2017

After 26 years of intimate hands-on management of Serengeti Balloon Safaris, we have decided to appoint a Managing Director to run the company on our behalf. To this end, we are delighted to welcome John Corse into our family from 1st March 2017.  John comes with great experience of both tourism and aviation, having run Nomad Tanzania and Fastjet in recent years. John will spend the next 3 months learning our roles and taking on the day to day responsibilities that we have ... read more

Safari Magazine Edition 31 out now


15 March 2017

Edition 31 of Safari Magazine - the UK's only publication dedicated to Africa-specialist tour operators - has been published this week. This latest 72-page edition has a textured Lemur on the front cover and contains features on painted wolves; a new luxury lodge in Livingstone; a stunning photo & text blog on Uganda; our 2017 fam trip schedule; Atta member benefits explained; the new treetop walkway in Tanzania; elephant conservation; gorillas in ... read more

The Life of David Livingstone – A Captivating Victoria Falls Experience

Africa Albida Tourism

14 March 2017

Visitors are drawn to Africa by its iconic wildlife, but your experience may be incomplete, unless you also learn about its remarkable historical and cultural heritage. Guests of Africa Albida Tourism’s properties in Victoria Falls - Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, Victoria Falls Safari Club, Victoria Fall Safari Suites and Lokuthula Lodges – may now benefit from the introduction of the captivating “Life of David Livingstone” talk. ... read more

R.I.P Satao 2

Africa Geographic

13 March 2017

R.I.P Satao 2: a giant amongst elephants - read more

Celebrating 25 years of Exceptional Journeys with The Hide

The Hide Safaris

10 March 2017

When Tom and Lorraine Preston first stood on the site that would later become one of Zimbabwe’s most awarded safari camps, they looked down across the golden-grassed vlei line and saw a herd of elephants approaching, their heaving shapes dark against the setting sun. Perhaps, one day, Tom thought, those same elephants – and generations more – would make their way towards the natural waterhole just in front of his dream, The Hide Safari Camp. ... read more

Uganda all set for IAAF international Cross Country Championship

Uganda Tourism Board

10 March 2017

Uganda is hosting the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017on the 26th March 2017 at the Independence Grounds in Kololo an upscale Kampala suburb. The local organizing committee has already put in place an official information sharing platform. These are the website, together with the Twitter, Facebook and Instagram social media accounts. ... read more

Authentic Experiences Key To Securing Millennial Bookings

Acacia Adventure Holidays

09 March 2017

According to Acacia Africa, authentic experiences are key to securing bookings from millennials.  The safari specialist’s 2017 catalogue features six new accommodated overland tours and a new small group safari, all of the itineraries allowing adventurers to delve deeper into the destination. Arno Delport, Sales & Marketing Manager at Acacia Africa comments, “Recent research suggests UK millennials rank travel more highly than buying a home or paying off debt, and ... read more

Upclose with 12 of Africa's threatened species

Africa Geographic

09 March 2017

Upclose with 12 of Africa's threatened species: read more

Cumbre / Summit CEMAC held at the Grand Hotel Djibloho 7 to 17 February 2017

Luxury Hotels Management Company - Grand Hotel Djibloho

08 March 2017

Great success of the Cumbre / Summit CEMAC held at the Grand Hotel Djibloho 7 to 17 February 2017     More than 450 participants: 6 Heads of State and Prime Ministers of CEMAC   Ministers and technical members of staff gathered to discuss and summarise the activities done in 2016 under the Presidency of Equatorial Guinea.   The baton was passed on to Chad who will chair the CEMAC in 2017 The services offered by Grand Hotel ... read more

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