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28 June 2011

Kenya Airways set to commence flights to Ougadougou

Kenya Airways

Nairobi June 23, 2011 … Kenya Airways has today affirmed that plans to grow its network across Africa were on course, after it officially announced its intent to fly to Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso starting July 15th. The new route, the 55thof the airline’s global destinations, will operate via Cotonou, the capital of Benin.   The airline will operate the route with a Boeing 737 – 800, twice weekly every Friday and Monday out of Nairobi. Highlighting the air…

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28 June 2011

Selinda Canoe Trail - no single supplement

Great Plains Conservation

  The 2011 Selinda Canoe Trail has just started it's third season of this incredible 4 days/3 nights canoe safari, the only activity of its kind in Botswana charting the newly flooded waterways of the Selinda Spillway.  We are pleased to announce that there is no single supplement for the 2011 season running mid-May through to early October.  Only USD1600 per person all inclusive for the four days, which is great value in Botswana's high season.  Access …

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28 June 2011

255Uncharted move into the park

255Uncharted

255Uncharted are pleased to announce that their Osunyai Camp will be inside Tarangire National Park from July to September 2011.  The National Park Authorities have given us a wonderful site called Hondo Hondo, hence making the decision to move inside the park with our private camp.  Game drives, walking and fly camping will be offered in an amazingly game rich area, which is close to the Tarangire River and Silali Swamp. For more info contact Kim Brake kim@255Uncharted.com

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27 June 2011

AfrikaAfrika - Special

  2011 & 2012 Pay for 5 stay 7 nights (Get the cheapest nights for free) AfrikaAfrika would like our guests to stay with us for longer!  This offer can be used at all four of our properties (or a combination of several):  Serengeti Mara Camp, Kigelia Camp, Kisampa and Chole Mjini Lodge. Furthermore one child under 12 stays for free at all our camps (up to 3 for free at Kisampa)! info@afrikaafrikasafaris.com anna@afrikaafrikasafaris.com

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24 June 2011

255Uncharted – space still available

255Uncharted

Our camps in both the Tarangire and Serengeti National Parks have a few gaps in July and August. If you have small groups or families, or even individuals looking for exclusivity, then our private camp might be perfect. Competitive prices compare favourably with shared camps of a similar standard. Contact Kim Brake for availability and a quote. kim@255uncharted.com

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23 June 2011

Africa Lodge Videos

Tanzania Odyssey

We have launched our Video library which contains honest video of just about every lodge and area in East and Southern Africa These are true home movies so they show you what a lodge is actually like, and not the glossed up brochure version. Click here for our Video Library Happy viewing

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23 June 2011

The Blue Train's Corporate Charters

The Blue Train

The Blue Train, one of South Africa’s most well-known tourism icons, is now offering corporates the opportunity to tailor-make their own Blue Train route. The train can be chartered for strategic meetings, product launches, VIP cocktail parties, Christmas lunches, dinners and even weddings, with a variety of different routes as an option. The Conference Car, which is found in one of the two train sets, accommodates up to 22 delegates, is fully equipped with audio-visual and technical equ…

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20 June 2011

Classic Representation - Zambian Camps

It is the time of year where the Zambian bush becomes accessible again for the 2011 season and it is promising to be outstanding! The Zambezi River is ebbing as they closed one of the Kariba Dam gates this week.  CHIAWA CAMP and OLD MONDORO are open and prepared for the promising year ahead after Chiawa winning the Best Safari Property in Africa at the Good Safari Awards this year in May. The South Luangwa is also re-awakening with REMOTE AFRICA SAFARIS already welcomi…

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20 June 2011

Classic Representation - Openings In Kenya

GIRAFFE MANOR, Nairobi, are close to completion of their 4 new rooms. Due to open at the end of June, the rooms are in keeping with the rest of the Manor. Images can be seen on their facebook page SALA'S CAMP, Masai Mara, has undergone a soft refurbishment for 2011 and is looking lovely and fresh for it's re-opening.  The mess tent has been opened up to overlook the Northern Corridor which enjoyed spectacular views of the migration. The rooms too have been lightened and opened up …

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20 June 2011

Classic Representation - New Map!

CLASSIC REPRESENTATION LAUNCHES THEIR NEW 2011 - 2012 MAP If you would like a copy please contact us directly: info@classic-representation.com

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20 June 2011

Great Migration

Tanzania Odyssey

For those that are confused about the movements of the great migration please see our new annimating Migration Map. this shows where the Migration should be throughout the year Mobile Camps that we recommend for migration spotting are Serian Nomads Safari Under Camvas Olakira      

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15 June 2011

Honour Way - Livingstone Island Reopens

Honour Way

TONGABEZI, Zambia - LIVINGSTONE ISLAND REOPENS - After nearly 2 months break due to the high water levels in the Zambezi River and the Falls, Livingstone Island reopened on 12 June 2011. Tongabezi offers days trips by twin-engine boat carrying up to 12 people, through the fast-moving channels of the Zambezi to the island. The best place to witness the immense mass water of Victoria Falls is tiny Livingstone Island. 

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10 June 2011

Singita Ebony Lodge Re-Established As ‘Grande Dame’ Of the Safari Circuit

Singita

Singita Game Reserves has re-opened flagship Singita Ebony Lodge in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, after a recent refresh and décor update to re-establish it as the authentic ‘grand dame’ of the safari circuit. The first ever lodge in the Singita stable of nine individually designed lodges - each with its own signature look and character - Singita Ebony reflects an unmatched heritage and history.Designed by Cécile & Boyd’s, Singita Ebony was opened in 1993 on t…

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08 June 2011

Safari News Edition 12

Kamili

Kamili has published Issue 12 of their popular Africa travel trade mini-magazine, "Safari News". This smaller than usual, unplanned edition captures the positive spirit of Indaba and hopes to take advantage of the surge of late bookings coming through. It can be seen online or requested by post from tim@kamilisafaris.com    

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08 June 2011

HONOUR WAY - New House at Kaya Mawa, Malawi

Honour Way

KAYA MAWA, Likoma Island, Malawi – Introduces the newly built Ndola House – ideal for those wanting complete privacy from the outside world, a great family home or a magical escape for two. The house lies on the South West corner of the island with uninterrupted views across the lake and mesmerizing sunsets.  Ndoma benefits from all the facilities and activities that Kaya Mawa has to offer, with a boat and vehicle at disposal, guests are welcome to spend as little or as much t…

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06 June 2011

&BEYOND Launches Innovative Nutrition Programme for Staff

&Beyond

  Luxury safari group &Beyond has launched an innovative initiative called Food for Life to encourage healthy eating among staff members and the communities surrounding the group’s 31 African lodges and camps. The programme is also aimed at upskilling participants in nutritious food preparation. In terms of the competition’s format, staff will be divided into groups and will be required to work with the resident head chef, canteen chef and the Positive Health * champion at…

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06 June 2011

Flatdogs Jackalberry Treehouse

Flatdogs Camp

Last minute special offer is now available for the unique Jackalberry Treehouse at Flatdogs Camp. From now until the end of June we are offering a fantastic special of 5 nights for the price of 4! This incredible opportunity gives your guests a chance to enjoy classic African scenery including excellent game viewing from their own private tree-house. Elephant and giraffe may come for a mud-bath or refreshing drink while guests dine on the deck above them...  Game drives and walking safari…

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06 June 2011

Flatdogs e-Brochure

Flatdogs Camp

In a world where it's possible to make a video, post in on the internet, and allow people all over the world to view it in just a few minutes, we thought that it was about time we made our brochure available online. Please click here to view it.

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06 June 2011

Honour Way - Expands Portfolio

Honour Way

Honour Way is thrilled to announce two new additions to our portfolio : CHONGWE SAFARIS, Lower Zambezi, Zambia Chongwe Safaris include Chongwe River Camp, Chongwe House, Tsika Island and Kasaka River Lodge. Combining the highest standard service and luxurious accommodation to exceptional game viewing and cultural experiences. Chongwe Safaris truly complements Honour Way's portfolio of unique and luxurious properties in Zambia and Malawi - www.chongwe.com LONDO LODGE, Quirimbas, Mozambique…

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03 June 2011

NEW flights to Tuli from Gaborone

Flights are now available with Flying Mission from Gaborone to Tuli on Friday afternoons and from Tuli back to Gaborone on Sunday afternoons. Please see our Weekend Getaway package for more info - flights can also be booked separately if required. The flights are timed to coincide with arrivals/departures from Johannesburg & Maun to fit in with guests' itineraries.

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03 June 2011

Exciting News!

Royal Madikwe

Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Residence is now available for both FIT and Sole Use bookings. To launch this new concept Royal Madikwe are offering a special Launch Rate of ZAR3,500 (RACK) per person sharing. This offer is valid until 15 July 2011. Royal Madikwe welcomes up to 10 guests in 3 Luxury Suites and a Royal Family Suite where exceptional accommodation, service and cuisine come as standard.   Royal Madikwe now offer 3 rates:  High Peak, Peak and OFF Peak rates. The OFF Pea…

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02 June 2011

JENMAN IN EAST AFRICA

Jenman African Safaris

Exciting news: Mid-range East African safaris... a first for Jenman Safaris and East Africa! Garth Jenman (Managing Director) and Johan Pfahl (Reservations Manager) are currently travelling in Tanzania were they are having a fantastic time... they keep us up-to-date daily by sending us images, updates and blogs - how their trip is going, how much fun they are having (yes, we were all green with envy) and the progress of the implementation of Jenman's new East African mid-range safaris ven…

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02 June 2011

Marketing Worldwide announces new owners of Klein Constantia Wine Estate

Marketing Worldwide

Marketing Worldwide represents La Montagne, a private residence in Cape Town.  The owners of La Montagne have just announced the purchase of Klein Constantia, one of the most spectacular historic wine estates on the Cape Peninsula (see www.kleinconstantia.com/pdf/KleinConstantiaBuyers.pdf). Klein Constantia’s collection of wines includes Vin de Constance, the iconic desert wine favoured by Napoleon while in exile on the island of St Helena and commended by both Charles Dickens …

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01 June 2011

Kamili expands Uganda portfolio

Kamili

Wildwaters Lodge**** on the River Nile in Uganda has joined Kamili's portfolio to increase its presence in the UK market Nestled in luxuriant rainforest on it's own private island, mid-stream in the mighty Nile, Wildwaters Lodge is breathtaking. Thick riverine forest naturally covers the island and each of the ten timber-floor rooms is nestled amidst the forest with private, breathtaking views over the River Nile and it's rapids.  Elevated wooden walkways gracefully link the…

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01 June 2011

Essque opens New 5 star De Luxe boutique hotel Zalu Zanzibar

Boutique luxe arrives in Zanzibar as Essque Zalu opens its beautifully crafted doors 15 June.   Nestled in a natural cove on the north east coast, Zalu Zanzibar combines contemporary luxury with a real sense of place. “Built in the local style to blend into the landscape, the thatched roofs reflect the modern African feel,” enthuses General Manager Nicolas Konig. “Our minimalist décor enhances the sense that luxury is no longer just about material wealth, but ha…

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