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19 December 2018

Meet the painted wolves of the BBC’s Dynasties

African Bush Camps

December is all about the painted wolves, the story of 'Blacktip' and “Tammy” in the recent BBC’s Dynasties episode captivated us; a mother-daughter feud, a violent death and the fight for survival, we believe it's been Dynasties’ most dra­­­ma­­tic episode so far. If you haven't seen these elusive creatures in the wild yet, we have just the safari holiday for you.

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19 December 2018

ResRequest partners with Pesapal for integrated payment solutions

ResRequest

ResRequest, a reservations and property business management tool for lodges and boutique hotels, has partnered with Pesapal to provide properties who use the ResRequest software the freedom to accept a wide range of online payments via another payment gateway. Guests are able to book and pay for their accommodation using mobile money or their MasterCard, Visa, American Express debit and credit cards or seamlessly process Virtual Card payments.

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18 December 2018

A scarf on safari? Meet our new Thusk™ range of knitwear

The Safari Store

It can get cold on safari. As part of The Safari Store’s dedication to providing the best clothing suited to African and outdoor travel, we have included an African handmade knitwear range to our offering – with a story that will warm your heart too. As any seasoned safari-goer knows, it can get cold on the back of open game-viewers, on early morning starts and late evenings around the fire. That’s why we recommend a warm layer as a safari essential.

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18 December 2018

Introducing Malawian Style's first female only safari: Women's Adventure Travels

Over the past few years, the travel industry has seen an undeniable rise of women drawn to the idea of solo travel. Malawian Style has recognised this and teamed up travel writer, Karen Loftus to deliver a 10-day excursion from November 15th – 25th 2019.

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18 December 2018

Governors' Camp New Website is LIVE!

Governors' Camp

We are delighted to let you know that our new website is now live! We are really happy with our new site and hope that you will find the new look fresh and exciting, as well as informative! When you try out the new site, www.governorscamp.com, please remember to clear your cache first as your browser may have already stored and downloaded a version of our old website, which it will attempt to load and you may see a warning message.

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17 December 2018

Discover Tanzania’s spectacular Northern circuit !

Auric Air Services

Discover Tanzania’s spectacular Northern circuit with Cheli & Peacock Safaris on this 7-day safari exploring Arusha, Tarangire, Ngorongoro and Northern Serengeti in partnership with Elewana Collection, &Beyond, and Auric Air. Beginning in the tranquil town of Arusha with one night at Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge, the safari continues to the unique Elewana Tarangire Treetops for lunch followed by Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro for one night in the Ngorongoro highlands.

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17 December 2018

Mara Rianta Trust and Governors’ Camp Build New Girls’ Dormitory and Installs Reverse Osmosis at Mara Rianta School in Masai Mara

Governors' Camp

Working hand in hand with our community neighbours to support development and conservation efforts has been at the heart of what we do at Governors Camp for over 40 years. We are proud to announce that building of a dormitory for 160 girls at Mara Rianda Primary School is complete, and the 2019 school year will open with the new girl students moving in.

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17 December 2018

Michael Njogu is Appointed Managing Director of Sense of Africa, East Africa

Sense of Africa

Sense of Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Njogu as Managing Director of Sense of Africa East Africa with effect from the 1st September 2018, replacing Martin Cook who regrettably passed away earlier this year. Michael joined Sense of Africa in 2016 as Sales and Marketing Manager. He has been acting MD since April 2018 and has proven himself capable and competent to manage the operation.

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13 December 2018

Elewana Tortilis Camp: The Pleistocene Lake in Amboseli is awash with Pink

Elewana Afrika

The name "Amboseli" comes from a Maasai word meaning "salty dust" and the National Park is renowned for its majestic views of Mount Kilimanjaro and the large herds of elephant that roam its dusty and stunningly arid landscape. Amboseli National Park covers 392km² and has a mixed topography of plains, acacia woodland, rocky thorn bush, swamps and marshes. This diversity, along with a long dry season, ensures excellent viewing of animals living in this natural habitat.

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13 December 2018

Tumaren Camp - New tents

Karisia Walking Safaris

Tumaren Camp now has increased to 6 sleeping tents.  Each can fit a family or else be used as a double.   There is a separate dining room and sitting room to offer more space for guests.

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12 December 2018

Rare sighting of black or melanistic serval cat at Elewana Tortilis Amboseli

Elewana Afrika

We are very excited to share this amazing sighting of a black melanistic serval cat spotted by our guide Juma Patrick in Amboseli. The photographs were captured by Marco Strullu, who was a guest at Elewana Tortilis Camp at the time. Serval cats are similar in size to Caracals and are classed as medium sized cats, however they are more slender and taller with a weight that ranges from 9 to 13 kgs in adults.

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12 December 2018

Wilderness Safaris Announces New EXCO Appointments

Wilderness Safaris

After 35 years of pioneering sustainable ecotourism across Africa, Wilderness Safaris is thrilled to announce two internal promotions, and one new external appointment, to ensure that the business is adequately resourced to move forward into the next phase of development and growth. Tracy Bamber has been appointed as Chief Sales Officer, Petru Ebersohn as Chief Human Resources Officer, and Ginny Davids – long-time marketing consultant for Wilderness Safaris – has been employed as Chief Marketing Officer.

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12 December 2018

Lengishu has opened its doors and welcomed its first guests!

Borana

This unique family home, found at the heart of Borana Conservancy, is now available for exclusive bookings. Sleeping twelve in six bedrooms, Lengishu has been built entirely from sustainable materials. The house boasts a breathtaking infinity pool, an art room, a gym, large vaulted ceilings and a pétanque pitch.

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11 December 2018

Chilo Gorge teams up with Andrea Hugo Associates

Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge

Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge, in Gonarezhou, Zimbabwe, is delighted to announce that Andrea Hugo Associates is now representing our products in the Northern American markets.  Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge provides experienced safari travellers access to the pristine wilderness of Gonarezhou National Park – “a gem amongst African Parks” – located in the lowveld of SE Zimbabwe. Within Gonarezhou, visitors can enjoy a huge diversity of landscapes, topographies, habitats, wildlife and birdlife, whilst rarely encountering other vehicles.

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11 December 2018

Follow the golden string as African Bush Camps host three familiarization in May 2019

African Bush Camps

African Bush Camps invite you to experience the art of service on safari, join us pre or post We Are Africa 2019 on an authentic safari experience.  The three-way effect: a taste of Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe - 6th  to 12th May Spend the first 2 nights on the eastern edge of Botswana’s Okavango Delta at Khwai Bush Camp which traces the border of the Moremi Game Reserve. A truly magical setting ideal for year-round wildlife encounters. From here move on to 1 night at Linyanti Bush Camp which offers an intimate safari experience in a private concession on the border of Botswana’s iconic Chobe National Park.

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11 December 2018

ResRequest properties can now survey their guest with GuestRevu

ResRequest

ResRequest, a business management tool for lodges and boutique hotels has partnered with GuestRevu, a guest feedback and reputation management tool for busy hospitality professionals. GuestRevu surveys help establishments get insight from customised, branded surveys and proactively drives reviews to TripAdvisor and Google to improve rankings.

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10 December 2018

Gifts for the Africa and adventure traveller this festive season

The Safari Store

A new year of safari lies ahead in 2019 and the festive season is a great chance to give safari-inspired gifts and essentials to family, friends, and clients. From clothing in technical fabrics and versatile luggage for every adventurer to adventure accessories, you will find no shortage of gift inspiration and avoid congested malls at The Safari Store.

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10 December 2018

The Greatest Maasai Mara Photographer of the Year

Angama Mara

The Angama Foundation is proud to announce Anup Shah as the winner of The Greatest Maasai Mara Photographer of the Year 2018, for his image titled “Escort”, of a baby elephant boldly walking between cautious adults.

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10 December 2018

Rekindle the magic of the Festive season with Elewana Collection

Elewana Afrika

When you think of Christmas, most people in the northern hemisphere imagine white snow and cold blustery days filled with the sound of Christmas carols, when you think of New Year, first thoughts are fireworks, lots of people and a glass or two of bubbly. If you are looking to experience something new then come to East Africa and Elewana Collection will delight you with festive moments you will never forget.

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07 December 2018

New Director of Sales at Coastal Aviation

Coastal Aviation

Dear Partners and Friends,I'm happy to let you know that Anna Westh De Brauwer (who many of you know already) has agreed to join us as our new Director of Sales, effective as from 6th December 2018.

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