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18 February 2020

“Mr Google” at Camp Kuzuma

Hideaways

It’s much more than the location, wildlife, bespoke accommodation and landscape that makes the Hideaways experience so life-changing. An incredibly important component of our guests’ safari holiday is the personalities and capabilities of our incredible staff. The characters of Camp Kuzuma each play an important role in the experience of our guests and we would like to introduce some of them to you to give you a taste of what to expect.

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18 February 2020

New direct flights from Seronera to Zanzibar !

Auric Air Services

Auric Air always keep passenger comfort as their first priority. We keep on adding various services and schedules keeping our tourists clients in mind. One such step is being taken by us which is – Direct flight from Seronera to Zanzibar.

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18 February 2020

Bisate Lodge Pioneers a Visionary Ecotourism Model

Wilderness Safaris

For more than a year before its opening in 2017, Wilderness Safaris Bisate Lodge was fully committed to its reforestation project, germinating over 100 000 indigenous tree seedlings each year. This visionary programme has since seen more than 30 000 trees nurtured into complete independence from the care of the lodge. Besides its pioneering reforestation and conservation model, the lodge has also engaged with the Bisate community through a number of projects.

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17 February 2020

Kilimanjaro Premium Lager Marathon sold out! Online entries for the Econet Victoria Falls Marathon (05 July 2020) are open

Wild Frontiers

Two iconic African marathons which should be on every runners bucket list are organised annually by Wild Frontiers, your safari specialist since 1991.  The Kilimanjaro Premium Lager Marathon, set to take place in Moshi on Sun 01 March, has attracted record entries and both the full and half marathons are sold out! Runners may still enter the 5km fun run, locally at registration.

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17 February 2020

Karibu Camps & Lodges - Ngorongoro Lions Paw, Atop Crater Rim

Karibu Camps & Lodges

Karibu Camps & Lodges proudly introduces Ngorongoro Lions Paw, Atop Crater Rim. Set in the magnificent quiet grove of Red Thorn Acacia Trees, high atop of the Eastern Rim of Ngorongoro Crater is where our Tented Lodge is based. Located 45mins away from Loduare Gate of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, the tented lodge fits naturally into its surroundings amongst the acacia trees.

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17 February 2020

Malawian Style Photographic Safari

Malawian Style

For the first time we are offering set departure guided photographic safaris with tuition from celebrated photographer Robin Bruyns.  A 9-day photographic safari in Liwonde National Park, Malawi and South Luangwa National Park, Zambia!  Turn your hobby into a passion and learn the basics and more about wildlife photography with professional tuition in the classroom and out in the field.

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14 February 2020

The Ultimate Laikipia Adventure – El Karama Lodge & Karisia Walking Safaris launch - The New Trans Laikipia Walking Safari

Campbell- Bell Communications

El Karama Lodge & Karisia Walking Safaris have joined together to create an exciting new safari concept, an 8-night walking adventure from Karisia’s Tumaren Camp to El Karama Lodge led by experienced and passionate guides who will explore the stunning Laikipia landscape with you on foot on what is perhaps the Ultimate Slow Safari.

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13 February 2020

The Classic Safari Travel Wallet – New from The Safari Store

The Safari Store

The new canvas and leather Classic Safari Travel Wallet is your passport to easy airport style. Crafted in Kenya, it is made to take everywhere – and, if you are familiar with The Safari Store’s safari duffels and bags, this travel wallet is the easy way to complete your luggage collection. The Safari Store’s luggage range features safari-grade canvas and leather items designed specifically around the rigours of African travel.

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13 February 2020

New Carbon for Conservation scheme launched - offset your flight emissions and help re-green Kenya and other wildlife areas

Real Africa

The charitable trust of Real World Travel & Conservation,  Explorers Against Extinction has launched an online carbon calculator tool offering a fast and easy way for people taking flights to offset their carbon footprint by contributing to vital tree planting and habitat protection programmes around the world. 100% of funds go to support three nominated projects.

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13 February 2020

St Helena confirms additional mid-week flights from Cape Town to St Helena throughout its summer season

St Helena Tourism

Travellers now have the option to discover both Cape Town and St Helena as a twin centre break St Helena in the South Atlantic has launched an extra mid-week flight from Cape Town to St Helena with Airlink. During December 2020 to February 2021 and December 2021 to February 2022, visitors will have the opportunity to explore both Cape Town and St Helena in one trip.

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12 February 2020

Newmark Hotels: UK-Born Cheetah Brothers Arrive Safely on African Soil

Newmark Hotels

Captive bred cheetah brothers land in Cape Town, South Africa after their flight across two continents to be rewilded Paarl, South Africa - February 2020: In a world first, Saba and Nairo, the two 2.5 year-old captive bred cheetah brothers from Howletts Wild Animal Park in the UK, arrived safely at Ashia’s Cheetah Centre in Paarl, South Africa on Friday 7th February 2020 for the start of their rewilding journey.

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12 February 2020

Electronic Signatures In South Africa [Part 1 Of 3]

Louis Neil -The-Lawyer

Footnote: I've Decided to Interrupt My 'Defamation/Social Media' Series Yet Again! The Reason Is That I Have Had Some Many Enquiries About Electronic Signatures That I've Decided A 3 Part Article So Here We Go!

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12 February 2020

Tongabezi Joins the Green Safaris Family

Tongabezi Lodge

2019 was a big and in some ways devastating year for the Tongabezi Team, so we are beyond excited to let you know that one of Ben Parker’s personal visions for Tongabezi is finally coming to pass.   We are officially part of the Green Safaris Family!

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11 February 2020

New decade goals with The Safari Collection

The Safari Collection

2020 has arrived, bringing new dreams, new paths and new promises. As we embark on our journey into a new decade, the climate crisis and the rate of technological developments bring some uncertainty. But one thing is certain: travel will continue to be highly prized as a way to spend quality time with loved ones, disconnect from busy lives and do something that feels good.

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11 February 2020

Buffalo Camp already has its special reading room!

Kananga

As you know, our Buffalo camp is located in the midst of the Masai Mara’s endless savannah. Julia’s River Camp is an amazing place where the breathtaking wildlife views are guarantees. It’s the perfect place to begin your safari and when you finish you can relax in a special place because we know you will need it. And because we want you to be as comfortable and as relaxed as possible we thought about that too, so... from a few weeks ago, we have a new reading room in Buffalo Camp.

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11 February 2020

The Blue Train's 2020 Safari Makeover

The Blue Train

In 2019 South Africa’s legendary Blue Train reinvented its classic Cape Town/Pretoria journey, extending it to a 2-night “slow travel” experience. Now they are giving their Hoedspruit safari departures a complete makeover for 2020 – making it a round trip including sunrise & sunset Big 5 game drives, a boma dinner under the stars and even some traditional cultural dancing!

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10 February 2020

Masuwe Primary students plant trees as part of Bushtracks Footprint initiative

Bushtracks Africa

Bushtracks Footprint is an initiative aimed at promoting responsible tourism in our areas of focus. We aim to contribute to community upliftment, wildlife conservation efforts and lessening our environmental impact. Bushtracks Africa has partnered with Treeco in order to encourage reforestation in the Victoria Falls area. In an attempt to offset our carbon emissions, one tree will be planted for every Bushtracks Steam Safari train ticket sold.

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10 February 2020

Singita Castleton Redefines Exclusive Bush Safaris

Singita

Steeped in history and set in the heart of the Sabi Sand Reserve, Singita Castleton is the former home of the grandfather of Singita’s Founder, Luke Bailes, making it the perfect setting for families and friends to experience the magic of the bush together. Over the years, this stately African farmhouse overlooking a busy waterhole has evolved with the needs of modern travellers, while still providing guests with a classic safari experience that’s intimate, warm and welcoming.

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10 February 2020

Newmark Hotels, Reserves, Lodges and Residences Expands its European Reach with Strategic Acquisition in Portugal

Newmark Hotels

In 2007, the genesis of Newmark gave rise to a vision: To offer a diverse range of properties the opportunity to be part of a group that progressively accelerates their credibility within the hospitality sector whilst retaining their unique identity. With a heritage spanning over a decade this proud tradition of bringing operational and strategic excellence to its prestigious properties still remains. It is with these insights that the company set out to acquire a significant stake in a successful hotelier operating within Portugal’s tourism sector.

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07 February 2020

NEW: Focus on Conservation with Robin Pope Safaris

Robin Pope Safaris

Malawi has an incredible story to share on its conservation success stories and our new package, Focus on Conservation gives our guests an insight into it! Decades of lawlessness and poaching had eradicated the majority of Malawis wildlife so much so that by the early 1990s, species such as black rhino and cheetah had disappeared and all hope was lost for these species to ever be seen in the wild again.

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