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25 September 2020

Ethiopian to Resume Flight to Victoria Falls

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africa’s largest airline is pleased to announce the resumption of its flight services to Victoria Falls, African’s most spectacular natural sites effective 06 October,2020.

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24 September 2020

RwandAir to restart its flights to and from London Heathrow this October

RwandAir

RwandAir will resume flights to and from London to Kigali from October 3, 2020, as it reinstates its passenger network. RwandAir will also switch its London flights from Gatwick to Heathrow to benefit from important feeder traffic. The resumption of European services will see the leading African carrier switch its UK operations from London Gatwick, with commercial flights to the Rwandan capital now departing from London Heathrow for the first time.

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24 September 2020

Madagascar gradually borders from October 1st 2020 - Nosy Be airport to open first.

Asisten Travel Madagascar

Madagascar sealed its borders since March 19th 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. From October 1st 2020 , the island of Nosy Be will be the first Madagascar region to open to global travellers . The travel conditions laid down by the Madagascar Civil Aviation authority (ACM) stipulate the following requirements:

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23 September 2020

A Commitment to Rhino Conservation: Four Seasons Safari Lodge Announces Long-term Funding for Rhino Conservation Project in the Serengeti in Partnership with Frankfurt Zoological Society

Four Seasons Safari Lodge, Serengeti

To mark World Rhino Day, Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti has announced a new long-term funding commitment to the Frankfurt Zoological Society’s Rhino Conservation Project in the Serengeti National Park, which supports a number of mobile anti-poaching units operated by Tanzania National Parks to safeguard the critically endangered species.

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22 September 2020

Kenyan Communities Deciding Their Futures

One Horizon Africa

One Horizon and Kenyan communities work together in true collaboration.  In the communities that One Horizon is involved in, it is the Kenyan communities that drive the objectives of what they want to achieve and the measures of success and which travelers help, One Horizon goes about organising the resources to ensure that the project can succeed.

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22 September 2020

Anderson Expeditions leads a journey to the Ennedi plateau in Chad

Anderson Expeditions

In February 2021 the Anderson Expeditions team will be leading a unique journey to explore the Ennedi plateau in the Chadian Sahara. We will spread our time between staying in the spectacular Warda Camp, in the heart of Ennedi, and a mobile camp – set in phenomenal locations – operated by our team, to explore further afield. Nights spent under the desert sky will be amongst the lasting memories of an expedition to this jewel of the Sahara. Ennedi is vast, awesome and spectacular.

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21 September 2020

Ethiopian Airlines increases services to Malawi

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading airline has increased services to Lilongwe since the reopening of Malawi’s airports. In addition to the Saturday service, Ethiopian will now operate a Tuesday departure out of their hub in Addis Ababa, all connecting with departures from London-Heathrow.

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21 September 2020

Classic Portfolio - Marataba Conservation Camps Now Open!

Classic Portfolio

We are delighted to announce the opening of Marataba Conservation Camps, a new, conservation-focused safari experience giving guests the chance to be part of hands-on wildlife management and ecological conservation, and to travel with a purpose. In a post COVID-19 world, the way people travel will be changed forever and this reimagining of the traditional bush experience offers guests the opportunity to be part of the future of conservation.

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21 September 2020

“Fifth Day” COVID-19 Testing in Namibia Becomes a Breeze

Ultimate Safaris Namibia

NAMIBIA IS OPEN TO ALL!  Ultimate Safaris is a great believer in making the safari arrangements for all their guests as efficient and hassle-free as possible, so we have applied the same logic to this requirement which might otherwise become a serious annoyance and detrimental to guests’ enjoyment of their time in Namibia. This requirement will not be in place indefinitely, but while it is, we want the process needed to comply with it to be as easy and user-friendly as possible.

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18 September 2020

Introduction to Zambia Webinar with Small World Marketing

Small World Marketing

Join Anita Powell at 2pm (BST) on September 22nd as she co-hosts this Introduction to Zambia along with three other passionate industry experts. Nick Aslin from Zambian Ground Handlers, Jason Mott from Sausage Tree & Potato Bush Camps and Nicholas Best from The Latitude Hotels Group will take you through key locations throughout Zambia and how the combine them, providing you the perfect jumping off point to start selling this stunning destination.

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18 September 2020

Celebrat World Rhino Day with andBeyond

&Beyond

To coincide with World Rhino Day, 22nd September, this year join andBeyond for a unique live event, hosted by Andrew Parker, in which a group of dedicated rhino conservationists discuss their learnings and strategies to protect, conserve and raise crucial awareness on the protection of this iconic species. Participants will have the opportunity to put their questions to the panel as they unpack this critical topic.

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18 September 2020

Hideaways' and Elephants Without Borders Podcast: A Passport to Conservation Education

Hideaways

“The best ambassadors for elephants, are elephants themselves” Listen to the podcast here. The Hideaways team was humbled and inspired in a highly educational and eye opening conversation with Elephants Without Borders – a non-profit organisation who are in the business of saving lives through addressing the challenges of human wildlife coexistence.

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17 September 2020

Great Plains Conservation welcomes Xigera Safari Lodge

Great Plains Conservation

Great Plains Conservation and Botswana’s Xigera Safari Lodge, unified through their mutual commitment to environmentally conscious hospitality and the conservation of Africa’s pristine wild places, have joined forces to create elevated, tailor-made, and life-enriching experiences for the seasoned safari-goer.

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17 September 2020

The Elewana Collection receives (WTTC) Safe Travel Stamp

Elewana Afrika

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) launched the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp, specifically designed to allow travellers to recognise governments and businesses around the world that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols in order to experience ‘Safe Travels’.

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17 September 2020

Auric Air resumes flights to Ruaha National Park

Auric Air Services

Auric Air resumes flights to Ruaha National Park from 31 August 2020 The Ruaha National Park with over 20,000 sq km, is Tanzania’s largest national park yet still remains under-visited as opposed to the other parks in northern Tanzania. This has built the park’s reputation where one can enjoy outstanding levels of wildlife and breath-taking landscapes with almost no other vehicles around.

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16 September 2020

Spotlight Virtual TravelExpo 30 September: Registration opens for Travel Trade Buyers

Selling Tanzania /Houston Travel Marketing

Derek Houston Managing Director of Houston Travel Marketing reports an astounding response from Africa suppliers to participate at the first Spotlight on Africa Virtual Expo with 38 confirmed Exhibitors

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15 September 2020

Borana Lodge & House in the Wild combine for a sustainable eight night safari

Borana

Borana Lodge in Nothern Kenya, and House is the Wild in The Maasai Mara, have joined forces to create a sustainable safari experience in two exceptionally diverse willdfe conservation areas. Both properties currently have limited availability for Christmas this year!

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15 September 2020

Hideaways' Celebrates 'New-world' Travel: Beyond the Lodge Episode 5: The Golden Safari Triangle

Hideaways

Having thoroughly explored the landscapes of our minds – the passports of our imagination filled with the stamps of our dreams – we are ready to dust off our sedentary boots and go exploring! In anticipation of adventure, Hideaways’ has put together a safari which celebrates the essence of Africa: it’s people, it’s landscapes and its untamed wildlife.

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14 September 2020

Travel Africa magazine new issue out now

Travel Africa Magazine

Having been in a period of Covid-induced aestivation, edition 90 of Travel Africa magazine has now been published. The ‘green issue’ explores how the climate affects your safari experience, from wildlife behaviour to the choices we make on when and where we travel.

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14 September 2020

Kamageo moves to maximise safety for Safari Roadshow 2021

Kamageo

Kamageo has announced innovative plans in place to ensure the safety of participants in Safari Roadshow 2021 (see details at www.safari-roadshow.com) “Whilst we all hope that by Spring 2021, things will generally be safer, but with no real total solution on the horizon, it makes absolute sense to have plans in place to help protect all participants.

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