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21 April 2021

Greetings from Matetsi Victoria Falls

Matetsi Victoria Falls

The river and the Falls are in full flow after a very robust rainy season and the sun is shining. We have so much to be grateful for in our region with the amazing foresight of the Zimbabwean Government to roll out the vaccination program in Victoria Falls in earnest, and prepare the city for the recovery of tourism to our beautiful part of the world.

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20 April 2021

Great Lakes Safaris celebrates 20th anniversary by launching charity foundation & 20 night tour.

Great Lakes Safaris

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, leading Uganda tour company, Great Lakes Safaris launches a new charitable arm of the business, Great Lakes Safaris Foundation, to provide community support and conservation of wildlife.

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19 April 2021

Namibia & Ultimate Safaris COVID Update

Ultimate Safaris Namibia

We hope that all of you are enjoying the changing of the season, and the renewed enthusiasm for travel which is slowly starting to show again. We are encouraged by the early signs of this, with increasing arrivals in Namibia coming into our care.

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16 April 2021

Mantis completes phase two of renovations at Akagera Game Lodge

Mantis Collection

On the 14th of April 2021, The Mantis Collection and the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) celebrated the finalization of phase 1 & 2 of Akagera Game Lodge in Rwanda.

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15 April 2021

Cottar’s Raptor Experience

Cottar's Safaris

At Cottar's we have been working hard to develop inspiring, engaging and impactful activities, many of which also support various conservation charities in our local area.

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15 April 2021

Vaccination day for the Imvelo Safari Lodges team in Hwange, Zimbabwe

Imvelo Safari Lodges

Vaccination programs are rolling out across Zimbabwe and we are so pleased that the tourism industry far and wide have been given the opportunity to receive their vaccinations against Covid19.

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13 April 2021

Watch Safari Planning Episode 6: Wild Wonders of Zimbabwe

Jenman African Safaris

The landscapes and waterways of Zimbabwe hold a certain type of magic, each area unique in its charm. Jenman African Safaris summons the intrepid explorer to these magical spaces, wild and wonder filled, cruising through one’s safari experience in style.

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12 April 2021

Anderson Expeditions Launches Gabon Expedition

Anderson Expeditions

In December 2021 Anderson Expeditions will be leading their inaugural expedition to Gabon.  Our twelve-night expedition focuses on the incredible Lopé and Loango National Parks. We will hike, kayak, walk and boat our way through some of the region’s most beautiful and biologically diverse landscapes.

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12 April 2021

African Bush Camp’s Khwai Leawood is Open

African Bush Camps

African Bush Camps is proud to announce the official opening of Khwai Leadwood, our newest camp, located on the edge of the Khwai River, one of the permanent channels of the mighty Okavango Delta.

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09 April 2021

Introducing Umlingo and its new KZN Collection

Umlingo UK - Travel PR Services

Umlingo Travel PR is delighted to introduce its new KZN Collection of eco lodges including Antbear Lodge, Spion Kop Lodge, Ghost Mountain Inn, Tembe Elephant Park, Kosi Forest Lodge and the Shayamanzi Houseboat.

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09 April 2021

Auric Air Services Ltd acquires Dash 8-Q100 aircraft

Auric Air Services

Auric Air Services Ltd is excited to announce the acquisition of a Dash 8-100 aircraft, increasing the total fleet to 16 aircraft adding up to 234 Seats.

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09 April 2021

Pangolin set to open new camp in The Delta this year

Pangolin Photo Safaris

Pangolin Photo Safaris is offering a brand-new accommodation concept in The Okavango Delta aimed directly at wildlife photography enthusiasts.

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08 April 2021

The Africa Hub is teaming up with Hummingbird Travel for an Introduction to Seychelles | 13th April 2pm(UK)

The Africa Hub

On Tuesday April 13th at 2pm(UK), The Africa Hub will be teaming up with Hummingbird Travel to present an Introduction to Seychelles.

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08 April 2021

Wilderness Safaris Opens the New DumaTau

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris is delighted to announce the opening of the completely rebuilt DumaTau Camp, as well as Little DumaTau – a co-located but smaller and more intimate camp – in northern Botswana’s Linyanti Wilderness Reserve.

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07 April 2021

Wilderness Safaris Supports Critical Vulture Conservation Project in Botswana

Wilderness Safaris

During the last week of February 2021, Wilderness Safaris assisted Raptors Botswana, the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) and the Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) in an important vulture conservation project.

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06 April 2021

Consideration for South Africa remains stable

ATTA®

YouGov research shows consumers still consider South Africa as a destination for travel despite turbulent year

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06 April 2021

UK charity, How Many Elephants, to spearhead the launch of World Female Ranger Day on 23rd June 2021

How Many Elephants

This ground-breaking global awareness day will celebrate and support female anti-poaching rangers, spotlighting Africa in its first year.

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05 April 2021

Family Travel at Matetsi Victoria Falls

Matetsi Victoria Falls

Matetsi Victoria Falls understands the value and importance of family. Being a family owned and operated lodge, we warmly welcome children of all ages. Matetsi Victoria Falls is perfectly positioned for multi-generational family travel with our amazing exclusive use private villa offering - River House as well as our Luxury two bedroomed family suites.

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05 April 2021

Life's A Cruise With Jenman African Safaris: New SADC Houseboat Tours

Jenman African Safaris

The landscapes and waterways of Zimbabwe hold a certain type of magic, each area unique in its charm. Our recently launched SADC Lake Kariba itineraries invite you to explore these magical spaces, wild and wonder filled.

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05 April 2021

Vaccine Rush Could Make Victoria Falls the World’s Safest Tourist Destination

Africa Albida Tourism

More than 65 per cent of the eligible population in Victoria Falls have received the first dose of their vaccine against Covid-19 in less than a week, and the initiative is ongoing, as Zimbabwe’s top tourist city strives to become a safe destination.

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