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23 July 2019

40 Years “in Love with Africa“ - Severin Travel celebrates 40th company anniversary

Severin Travel

The German entrepreneur Rudolf Schulte opened Severin Sea Lodge in the beginning of the 70s in Mombasa, Kenya. The foundation stone for the tourism company Severin Travel was laid. The tour operator Severin Travel was founded in 1979. The focus was only on Africa first, but over the years many more destinations in eastern and southern Africa were added to the portfolio, so that Severin Travel Africa today is one of the leading Africa specialists in Germany.

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23 July 2019

Birding in Tanzania

Wild Things Safaris

Tanzania is a fantastic birding destinations. While birding is possible in all of the national parks, Wild Lodges has camp outside of these parks that offer an ideal base to view some of Tanzania's bird life. Uduzngwa Forest Camp (Hondo Hondo), Amani Forest Camp (Emau Hill) and Wami River Bush Retreat (Kisampa) are areas for outstanding bird viewing. With a few endemic birds to their regions.

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23 July 2019

Walk for Rhinos - a 10 day Trans Serengeti Traverse through pristine wilderness areas

Campbell- Bell Communications

Wayo Africa is offering a one-of-a-kind charity trek in support of Black Rhino conservation in the Serengeti walking within private Black Rhino Zones. The 10-day trans-Serengeti hikes begin in October 2019 and will continue into 2020. Treks will run as set departure trips or can be arranged as bespoke adventures for clients.

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23 July 2019

Kids Camp Farewell

Luxury Hotels Management Company - Grand Hotel Djibloho

After nine days of youth retreat in a recreational environment, all the young participants from different cultures and nationalities received this Saturday 20th July from the Management of the emblematic national hospitality complex Grand Hotel Djibloho, certificates of recognition for their good attitude and enthousiasm during the sport and leisure activities organized by the hotel and the Ministry of Tourism and Culture of Equatorial Guinea.

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22 July 2019

The dawn of a new generation with African Bush Camps

African Bush Camps

Remember the first time you watched the Lion King? Remember being swept away to the plains of Africa and watching the tale that started with the mighty King Mufasa. Mufasa instilled valuable life lessons that resonate with us and will continue to do so for many generations to come. The fantasy world of a pride of lions on-screen starts to reflect the one we live in. “Everything you see exists together in a delicate balance. As king, you need to understand that balance and respect all the creatures, from the crawling ant to the leaping antelope.” - Mufasa

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22 July 2019

New Namibia Self-Drive Itinerary from Jenman African Safaris

Jenman African Safaris

Guests wanting to explore the vast landscape of Namibia on their own steam, driving from Windhoek to Victoria Falls and spending time at the renowned Etosha Game Reserve and wildlife-rich Chobe National Park (in Botswana) along the way can now do so during this carefully curated self-drive safari by Jenman African Safaris.

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22 July 2019

New Hideaways Safari Collection: Best of Hwange Fly-In Safari

Hideaways

This new Hideaways 7-day safari experience starts in Victoria Falls and takes guests through two distinct regions of Hwange National Park, allowing them to truly experience the very best of Hwange, including a scenic charter flight from Vic Falls to Hwange Main Camp – providing a spectacular aerial perspective of the park. Guests stay at our bespoke eco-lodge Elephant’s Eye, Hwange on a private concession sharing a fenceless border with the park, as well as our new lodge Nantwich in the remote Northern corner of the park where they'll have fantastic ‘box seat’ views of the only waterhole for 40 km. The itinerary is as follows:

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19 July 2019

House in the Wild & Villa in the Wild join Bush and Beyond

Bush and Beyond

We are very pleased to welcome House in the Wild and Villa in the Wild to the Bush and Beyond portfolio. As of July 1st, Bush and Beyond will manage the central reservations for new bookings at House in the Wild and at Villa in the Wild.

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19 July 2019

The Royal Opening of Time + Tide King Lewanika - Liuwa Plain ZAMBIA

Time + Tide

On Thursday 20th June 2019, His Majesty the Litunga Lubosi Imwiko II officially opened the Time + Tide King Lewanika Lodge in Liuwa Plain National Park in Zambia.

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19 July 2019

A New Addition to the Kitich Team

Kitich Camp

Great news for any Yogis out there, we have our very own Yogi coming to Kitich.

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18 July 2019

The Iconic Boma – Dinner & Drum Show in Victoria Falls Undergoes A Major Refurbishment 

Africa Albida Tourism

The Boma – Dinner & Drum Show has a fresh look and feel, with its new décor capturing the style of the traditional Zimbabwean cooking hut, while the kitchen has been rebuilt and modernised and other structural enhancements made.

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18 July 2019

Discover Zambia with Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris

The Busanga Plains in Zambia’s legendary Kafue National Park remains one of Africa’s most significant wetland resources, and one of the few areas in the world untouched by development and human activity, a true Wilderness destination.

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18 July 2019

Women’s safari sandals – a summer and safari staple

The Safari Store

The Rufiji Safari Sandals are made in Africa for Africa and all warm-weather adventures. There’s nothing quite like slipping into a pair of sandals for relaxing around the lodge on safari – and these criss-cross sandals are a perfect fit for every woman’s adventure wardrobe.

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17 July 2019

The Gambia adds two more gems to the crown

The Gambia Tourism Board

The tropical holiday paradise of The Gambia, known in tourism circles as The Smiling Coast of Africa, is continuing to expand and improve its tourism infrastructure with the help of two leading UK tour operators, together with other investors.

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16 July 2019

New Electric Vehicle - Campi ya Kanzi

Campi ya Kanzi

We'll keep it short and sweet and get straight to the point! We're too excited to announce that we've gone electric! Using the latest technology there is, you can now go off on an incredible safari adventure in the vast 283,000 acres of pristine wilderness in our all new electric safari car! Making your drive carbon emission free! In keeping with our ethos of being as carbon neutral as possible, we now have one of the first electric safari vehicles in Kenya. Clean energy and significantly silent, optimal when on a game drive approaching wildlife. We can't wait to take you on a carbon-emission-free ride through the landscape with your Maasai guide.

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16 July 2019

Introducing the Hideaways exclusive Safari Collection

Hideaways

Along with our new website and new portfolio of properties and experiences, Hideaways is pleased to launch our new exclusive Safari Collection, offering unique African experiences designed to deliver unprecedented hospitality in close proximity to Africa’s spectacular wildlife and pristine wilderness, all whilst ensuring the conservation of these unique habitats.

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16 July 2019

Volcanoes Safaris celebrates World Chimpanzee Day 2019

Volcanoes Safaris

14th July 2019 - Volcanoes Safaris is proud to celebrate World Chimpanzee Day 2019 and share details around the startling truth when it comes to these incredible creatures living in the Kyambura Gorge, Uganda.

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15 July 2019

Singita Lebombo’s soul-restoring beauty

Singita

Travellers looking for extraordinary experiences that restore, revive and awaken the senses find solitude in untouched natural surrounds, and Africa’s awe-inspiring wilderness areas form the perfect backdrop for the stillness they seek. Requiring a change of pace from their busy lives, guests greatly value destinations where peaceful privacy abounds, welcoming the opportunity to truly slow down.

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15 July 2019

Every Busanga Plains Guest is a Conservationist

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris camps, Shumba and Busanga Bush Camp, situated far off the beaten track in Zambia’s Busanga Plains, have played a vital role in pioneering a frontier ecotourism presence in Kafue National Park since 2005. Despite a shortened tourism season, both camps have never compromised on their conservation initiatives, which include anti-poaching activities and numerous research projects.

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15 July 2019

African Bush Camps welcome guests to join on a Community & Conservation Safari

African Bush Camps

It was from the beginning that African Bush Camps recognized that to be a successful safari company there was a need to come together with surrounding communities and pioneer conservation, education and community empowerment efforts. It was with this realization that African Bush Camps and the African Bush Camps Foundation formed simultaneously, creating a fine balance of a tourism, conservation and community development company.

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