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22 January 2019

A Private Guided Tour in a Jenman Select Vehicle

Jenman African Safaris

Our new Jenman Select Vehicle has been designed with the ultimate safari experience in mind. Passengers each have their own comfortable window seats with plenty of legroom available, as well as charging ports, air-conditioning vents, and reading lights. Besides a pop-up roof for optimal safari viewing as well as a tap providing filtered water on board, there are more thoughtful touches such as beanbags for balancing cameras, as well as binoculars and wildlife books. Clients who would like to experience this next-level safari vehicle are able to do so on our private guided tours, on request. To learn more about the vehicle specifications please download this PDF. The perfect way to do your safari in ultimate style.

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22 January 2019

A free packing list for safari: a tool for tour operators and travellers

The Safari Store

From innovative luggage and bags to clothing in specially-developed technical fabrics for African conditions, The Safari Store is home to the essentials. As part of our service to our clients and partners, our industry-leading packing list generates a travel checklist for every safari-goer. Specialist supplier of clothing, luggage, and apparel to the safari and adventure travel market for more than ten years, The Safari Store is driven by one key motivator: providing gear for the best expe…

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22 January 2019

Governors’ Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge Releases Two New Marketing Movies

Governors' Camp

We at Governors’ are thrilled to release two new marketing movies for our Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge in Rwanda. To protect gorillas, you have to look after communities. Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is a world-class lodge that was conceived and is operated by The Governors’ Camp Collection. In partnership with The African Wildlife Foundation ("AWF") and The International Gorilla Conservation Program ("IGCP"), the idea was to develop a lodge whose revenue streams would improve the lives of local community members and directly support gorilla conservation. Owned by the SACOLA community via a trust, lease fees and a community development levy paid by every guest staying at the lodge are received by SACOLA.

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21 January 2019

Celebrating Singita's Food Journey

Singita

The culinary experience at Singita’s lodges and camps is an integral part of any visit to these incredible wilderness areas. And, every plate is an expression of the company’s commitment not only to creating an outstanding food offering that perfectly complements the exquisite surroundings in which guests find themselves, but to the importance of practising environmental sustainability at every level, including in the kitchens. For the first time, and in celebration of the brand’s gourmet evolution, Singita has brought together traditional and more contemporary African-inspired recipes in a beautiful, 274-page cookbook, giving you a taste of safari at home.

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21 January 2019

Bumi Hills Safari Lodge welcomes French Artist Rens Lipsius to its community.

African Bush Camps

Rens Lipsius has always been filled with a love of nature and science, it is through this passion and his experimentation with camera and brush that he has become a formidable self-taught artist. African Bush Camps in collaboration with Untamed Travelling is thrilled to host Rens at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge on the shores of majestic Lake Kariba and within close proximity to Matusadona National Park. Rens, who is based in Paris, France will be our in-house artist for the month of February, he will be joined by aspiring artist Lieselotte Verbruggen.

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21 January 2019

Refurbishments Refresh the Classic Elegance of Governors’ Loldia House

Governors' Camp

After two months of hard work throughout October and November, Loldia House is looking exceptionally elegant and beautiful. We sought to upgrade and redesign an already wonderful product, but stay true to the rich heritage and settler-style comforts of the house. A new dining room in the main house, with high ceilings and deep green panelled walls, offers a warm and inviting space to enjoy a candlelit dinner. In the area that was previously the dining room, a new snug bar was created with lovely matt mahogany wood and blue-leather bar stools.

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18 January 2019

Governors' Il Moran Camp Has a Stunning New Look

Governors' Camp

We are thrilled to unveil the new and stunning look of our Il Moran Camp! Extensive upgrade work over October and November has catapulted Il Moran Camp into a new league of luxury tented accommodation - it is perfect for those looking for the best accommodation in the best wildlife location in the Masai Mara.

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18 January 2019

WAYO Africa launch 7-night multi-activity set departures safaris for 2019

Campbell- Bell Communications

New for 2019 we have developed special 7 night multi-activity set departure safaris which bring together the essence of Wayo with the opportunity for solo travellers or small groups to travel with like-minded people, taking advantage of group rates.

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17 January 2019

Excursions Now Bookable Online

Sega Tours & Cruises

It is with great pleasure that we are announcing that apart from accommodation and transfers, you can now book the following services online: EXCURSIONS (in Mauritius) CHAUFFEUR-DRIVEN CAR HIRE (in Mauritius) OPTIONAL GUIDE SERVICES (in Mauritius) for English/French/Spanish/German/Italian/Mandarin/Russian-speaking services

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17 January 2019

Sierra Leone Media Event

Kamageo

On Thursday 24th January, leading travel journalists can join the Kamageo PR team at the Sierra Leone High Commission in London, to participate in an event which will detail the planned media trip to this West African country in the Spring of 2019. Anisha Parmar, Kamageo's PR Manager explained, "We have received overwhelming media interest in the destination, with so many journalists expressing a desire to visit.

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16 January 2019

Safari Roadshow sells out

Kamageo

Kamageo is delighted to confirm that all available exhibitor places on the four-country UK Safari Roadshow have now sold out. The events which run from Monday 26th February through to Friday 1st March feature individual sessions for Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania and Tanzania.  Event coordinator, Tracey Sutton explained, "Whilst the first three countries were filled pre-Christmas, we didn't offer the Zimbabwe spaces until the New Year. So you can see the level of interest, as we have sold out already..with plenty more on our waiting list". The events take place in Manchester, Cirencester and Central London.

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16 January 2019

Grow Africa Raises Over €3000 After Growvember Special

Jenman African Safaris

Jenman African Safaris is committed to actively involving their guests in responsible tourism.  From refusing to offer activities that involve unethical animal interaction to encouraging guests to bring along much-needed school supplies for Pack4aPurpose, we also donate a percentage of all guests’ trips to the Grow Africa Foundation. Near the end of November, many people focused on deals that they can take advantage of on Black Friday, a day that has increasingly grown in popularity over the years. This year Jenman decided to take part in this phenomenon but with a distinctively different goal.

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15 January 2019

Ndutu Safari Lodge continues its room refresh with new interconnecting rooms

Campbell- Bell Communications

The original Tanzanian safari lodge, Ndutu Safari Lodge has begun the New Year by continuing its property refresh by creating rooms which are perfect for the increasing number of larger families and multi-generational groups who want to enjoy a safari experience. On top of the existing two rooms which have already been refurbished, Ndutu Safari Lodge has created two special interconnecting rooms which are perfect for multi-generational groups or larger families.

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15 January 2019

andBeyond opens exclusive new lodge in Sabi Sands Game Reserve

&Beyond

Conservation-led travel company &Beyond has opened the brand new Tengile River Lodge, taking the level of luxury in South Africa’s Sabi Sand Game Reserve up to a new level. Nine exclusive guest suites are tucked deep into the riverine forest on the banks of the Sand River. Each offers 180º views over the river, looking out onto one of South Africa’s most wildlife-rich conservation areas.

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15 January 2019

Governors’ Welcomes In-House Photographer William Fortescue in the Masai Mara

Governors' Camp

Being situated in the richest wildlife area in the Masai Mara, we at Governors’ want to ensure our guests are offered the opportunity to capture their safari wildlife moments in the best way.From January to March 2019 Governors’ has Will Fortescue as our in-house professionalphotographer. He’ll be on hand to give any of our guests any photography assistance they might require.Will has a first class degree in Marine and Natural History Photography and is in to his 8th month wor…

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14 January 2019

Going, going, gone green

African Bush Camps

While the ‘green movement’ intensifies as people are becoming more aware of their responsibilities towards the environment, African Bush Camps is leading the way in eco-tourism innovations and sustainable design. African Bush Camps two destinations located in Chobe National Park, Linyanti Bush Camp and Linyanti Ebony are proud to announce that they are successfully running off 100% solar produced energy. The two camps make up a total of 10 African Bush Camps locations being sustained by solar power!

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14 January 2019

“Two feet move your body four feet move your soul.” – African Bush Camps Horse-back Expedition

African Bush Camps

Roam through the wild, dense teak forest and the wide-open plains of Hwange National Park, on a mobile horse-back safari with African Bush Camps.  This allows for a unique perspective, and we are excited to offer you this thrilling expedition. Guests will explore the contrasting landscape, in the most authentic way, pioneering through the pristine wilderness.

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14 January 2019

Desert & Delta Safaris, Botswana, Camp Upgrades

Desert & Delta Safaris

Camp Xakanaxa Tent Refurbishment & Savute Safari Lodge Public Areas Rebuild January 2019 update from Desert & Delta Safaris Exciting News from Camp Xakanaxa Camp Xakanaxa has commenced refurbishment to all 11 luxury tents during the existing extended closure and will be reopening on the 1st March 2019.

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11 January 2019

Governors' Partners with Paul Joynson-Hicks for Photographic Safaris in the Masai Mara

Governors' Camp

Governors' enjoys the best location in one of the best wildlife areas in Africa. Our location is the wildlife area of choice for documentary filmmakers, such as the BBC, and professional photographers, as well as many keen and budding wildlife photographers!

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11 January 2019

Temporary closure of Saadani airstrip

Coastal Aviation

We would like to inform you that Saadani airstrip in Tanzania has been closed by the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority from 6th January till 6th February 2019 due to the maintenance of the airfield.

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