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19 September 2017

British Airways Announce Return to The Seychelles

British Airways has announced that it will be resuming scheduled flights to Seychelles as from the 24th of March 2018. The United Kingdom’s flag carrier will launch direct flights to Seychelles as of March 24, 2018. British Airways will be resuming flights to Seychelles, after over a decade of not flying to the Indian Ocean island destination. It will, for now, operate non-stop twice-weekly flights from the London Heathrow airport to Seychelles from March to October, offering more choice to sun-seeking holidaymakers. The flights will depart Heathrow’s Terminal 5 on Wednesdays and Saturdays and will be operated by the airline’s newest fleet aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The return flights to Heathrow will be on Thursdays and Sundays.

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18 September 2017

Magical mobile safari at Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana

Africa Geographic

Our CEO joined a mobile safari through the Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana and rediscovered the true meaning of ‘safari’. Read more.

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18 September 2017

Alfajiri Villa's release spectacular new photographs

Orbital Communications

Please update your websites and marketing materials with the stunning new Alfajiri photographs found hereAlfajiri is renowned as East Africa’s most exclusive beach retreat and is wildly lavish, opulent and individual. A complete one off, there is no comparable beach villa experience in East Africa.Comprising of three completely unique villas located on the south Kenya coast at Diani which can be booked individually for honeymoons, romantic breaks or family adventures. Each villa includes …

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18 September 2017

Kalahari Crossing Safari

Umkulu Safari & Canoe Trails

We have launched a brand new Safari Route this season.It is the ultimate Kalahari experience. We call this our Kalahari Crossing Safari. It is a fully serviced Mobile Safari. However, we have included the possibility of a guided Self-drive trail through the Kalahari. This safari trail will allow visitors to experience the hidden treasures of the Kalahari, under the professional Guidance of our team leaders.

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15 September 2017

Coastal Anniversary - 30 years of excellence!

Coastal Aviation

Saturday the 16th of September was a special day for Coastal Aviation. It was this day in 1987, 30 years ago, that we undertook our first commercial flight.For the next 12 months, we will be celebrating this milestone with a series of events, competitions and innovations.We cannot find a better way to celebrate this important milestone other than sharing the words that our beloved founder Nicola wrote for us at the beginning of the year.

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15 September 2017

Pulse Africa Re-brand news

Pulse Africa

The past months have seen us undergo a thorough brand refresh; from our marketing strategy down to our contemporary look and feel. We are delighted to unveil our striking new look.

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14 September 2017

Travel Butlers Launches New Guest Info App For iPhone And Android

Travel Butlers

UK-based safari holiday specialist Travel Butlers has recently launched a free Guest Information App for clients, and this is available on both Android and iPhone/iPad. The App includes a day-by-day itemisation of services, details of every booking, click-to-dial emergency phone numbers, static and interactive maps, live flight status updates, 5-day weather forecasts and general information on immigration requirements, medical issues etc.

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14 September 2017

SkySafari Photography Tour with Luke Massey

Elewana Afrika

SkySafari by Elewana is launching a new photography safari hosted by award winning wildlife photographer and cameraman Luke Massey.

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14 September 2017

Ethiopian Airlines Group has merged with the Ethiopian Airports Enterprise (Eae) Forming The Aviation Holding Group

Ethiopian Airlines

The Ethiopian Airlines Group has merged with the Ethiopian Airports Enterprise (EAE) forming the Aviation Holding Group with a regulation approved by the Council of Ministers on July 14, 2017.

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12 September 2017

New Garden Route Tour from Tourvest

Tourvest Destination Management (TDM) has introduced a nine-day Garden Route tour in the Western Cape in response to consumer and market demand.   “The new tour is a means show to our dedication to offering variation in our guided tour options. We are also selling the lesser known areas such as the Karoo and more specifically the Graaff-Reinet region on a guided tour basis,” says Karien le Grand, TDM Manager.   For more information go to http://www.tourvestdm.com/tdm…

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11 September 2017

Serengeti Balloon Safaris Publishes New Video

Serengeti Balloon Safaris

Serengeti Balloon Safaris has just published a short video to give you and your customers an idea of the fantastic experience that we offer.

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11 September 2017

Small World Marketing Appointed as UK Sales & PR Representative to The Selous Safari Company

Small World Marketing

Small World Marketing is excited to introduce a new client into the fold in the Selous Safari Company; three spectacular properties located within the deserted beauty of Southern Tanzania. These properties are all equally special but differ in style and location, however, all being situated in the heart of the wilderness means visitors are encouraged to adventure on the road less travelled.

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11 September 2017

Very Exciting Team News at Cheli & Peacock

C & P Portfolio

We have some very exciting team news at Cheli & Peacock - we've talked to many experienced safari hands and we really do think we have made a winning choice in appointing Gary Segal to be the new CEO of Cheli & Peacock Safaris.

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11 September 2017

Tracking Africa's silent giants

Africa Geographic

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01 September 2017

2018 - 2019 Timetable

Coastal Aviation

Following the great interest observed towards our Timetable for the next season, we would like to remind all our agents that our new schedule for flights between 1 June 2018 and 31 May 2019 is available on our website.

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31 August 2017

Annual Guide Training Workshop: Camp Closures 2018

African Bush Camps

Please note that the African Bush Camps properties in Zimbabwe and Botswana will be closed from the 25th of January to the 2nd of February 2018. During this period, we will be bringing all of our guides together for the annual Guide Training Workshop. We use the workshop to increase and refresh the knowledge, passion and experiences of our Guiding Teams so that they are able to transform an ordinary safari into and extra-ordinary one. Watch the Guides Training Wor…

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30 August 2017

Skies, Sand & The Sun!

New African Territories

We are privileged to be working closely with Alexis Peltier, and we have had enormous fun designing an African Territories Flying safari. Alexis flies and maintains his very own Cessna 206, a 5 seater plane, with luggage pod and extensions on the wings to be able to carry more weight. The tyres are also adapted to land on different terrains. The safari is personalised & guided, intending to create unforgettable moments and life changing experiences. This is an adventure lik…

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30 August 2017

Kenya bans plastic bags from today

Marketing Worldwide

Gamewatchers Safaris & Porini Camps, our partner in Kenya advises that this ban comes into effect from 28 August 2017, please tell your clients to avoid bringing plastic bags into the country. Being in possession of a plastic bag has become an offence.Visitors are advised to avoid packing any plastic bags in their suitcases or carry-on hand luggage; this includes duty free bags which will need to be left at the airport. 

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30 August 2017

African Bush Camps Group Booking Policy

African Bush Camps

African Bush Camps has updated the terms and conditions of our group bookings policy in order to streamline the process. Please take a look at the Agent’s Reserve for the updated provisos for group reservations: http://www.africanbushcamps.com/the-agents-reserve/ Please email your dedicated African Bush Camps Aficionado if you have any questions about the policy. 

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29 August 2017

Zimbabwe to Once Again Enjoy 1999 Tourist Volumes?

Africa Albida Tourism

Many are asking the question, is 2017 the year that sees tourism arrivals in Victoria Falls back at 1996/1999 volumes?     Ross Kennedy, Chief Executive of Africa Albida Tourism, said room occupancies in Victoria Falls for the six months ended 30 June 2017 had increased by 25.4% over the same period in 2016.  This equates to close to 19,000 additional rooms sold over that period by ten hotels, which together have 1,125 rooms and measure arrivals monthly. The same trend is a…

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