Member News

29 March 2012

Shamwari Group Supports Pride of Cape Town

The world renowned Shamwari Group in conjunction with the international wildlife charity, the Born Free Foundation, is proud to announce it is also now a sponsor of the Pride of Cape Town, which will be officially launched at the V & A Waterfront in Cape Town, next summer in 2013. Pride of Cape Town is supported by Shamwari Group, Born Free and Wild in Art. It is a public arts event that aims to raise money and awareness for the Born Free Foundation by placing 50 decorated lion sculptures …

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28 March 2012

Safari Legacy launch UK and German office

Safari Legacy who have been creating legendary safari experiences since 1967 have recently launched a UK and German office. We are looking to work with new tour operators and partners in the UK and Germany to sell our exciting itineraries in Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda and South Africa. We own a large fleet of new 4x4 vehicles, have excellent drivers and guides, secure competitive rates with many camps and lodges and have been short listed as one of the World’s Best Safari Outfitters in the …

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26 March 2012

From Hell to Paradise - Dodo Trail - 21 July 2012 - Mauritius

Dodo Travel & Tours in Mauritius announce date for the 2012 Xtreme Dodo Trail :- This heart-thumping 52km trail is a perfect combination of exceptional countryside and extreme challenges, with mountains and peaks, indigenous forest, narrow tracks, fantastic views of the mountains and the sea, and a finishing run along one of the world's most beautiful beaches.  Besides the sheer beauty of the course, what makes this event special is the warm, friendly and family-orientated organi…

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23 March 2012

Africa Expert Game For New Challenge

Zambezi Safari & Travel Co

Safari specialist tour operator, The Zambezi Safari and Travel Company (www.zambezi.com) has a new member in the pack, accomplished Africa consultant, Jonny Humphreys. With 18 years experience specialising in tailor-making luxury safari holidays to Africa and Indian Ocean islands, Jonny is a welcome addition to the team, largely born and bred Africans with a wealth of expertise.  He is based in Great Carlton, Lincolnshire, from where he will operate a satellite office. Born in Dar es Sala…

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23 March 2012

Horizon Horseback Launches New Bush Camp!

Camp Davidson has recently been built high in the bushveld above the Matlapeng valley. It offers the opportunity to explore from a base camp nestled in the heart of the wooded mountains of the Waterberg. The camp commands a wonderful panoramic view of the central highlands of the Waterberg massif, while overlooking the picturesque Sunset Lake at the eastern boundary of Triple B Ranch.  Clients are welcome to stay a…

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21 March 2012

Cape Town Event - Charity Concert and Family Picnic

Escape+Explore

  Wednesday 21 March 2012, 2pm-5pm Charity Concert and Family Picnic - Little Stream, Constantia, Cape Town In Aid of Down Syndrome Inclusive Education Foundation - Realising the true potential of children with Down Syndrome Ingram Southern African Director of ATTA invites you to a secret 7 acre garden in the heart of the Constantia wine valley. Live music including SA’s Got Talent Madalene Abrahams,  Winner of Top Stars Jo-Ann Daniels, Jazz Encounters  Winner  Wayne …

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20 March 2012

Royal Opening of New Tourism Complex in Swaziland’s Mlawula Reserve

His Majesty King Mswati III and Her Majesty Indlovukazi provided their Royal approval for the opening of the Magadzavane Tourism Complex in Mlawula yesterday along with members of the Swaziland National Trust Commission board. Newly-appointed Tourism Minister Mduduzi Dlamini helped the King to present a gift to Taiwanese Ambassador, Peter Tsai. Representatives of the different companies which were involved in the construction of the complex also got an opportunity to pose with Their Majesties.…

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20 March 2012

Kenya Airways To Start Direct Flights From NairobiI To New Delhi

Kenya Airways

March15th 2012….Kenya Airways has announced its commencement of flights to the Indian Capital city, New Delhi starting May 15th 2012. The much anticipated service marks Kenya Airways’ 57th global destination and 2nd in India subcontinent. The launch of this new route highlights KQ’s efforts to provide seamless travel and accessibility to travelers from Africa to India subcontinent and vice versa. Kenya Airways will fly to New Delhi four times a week on a Boeing 767-300 as pe…

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15 March 2012

Malawi's Swift Air Completes Maiden Malawi-JNB Shuttle

Malawi's Swift Air celebrated the Maiden service of its new Lilongwe – Blantyre – Johannesburg route earlier last week.  After overcoming some initial obstacles relating to competition on this popular route, the shuttle service began with the full support of the Malawian government and the department of transport in South Africa.  Swift Air will carry on providing shuttles between Malawi and Johannesburg and with the support of the public, they intend to keep pri…

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15 March 2012

Baobab Travel – Certified as Fair Trade Tourism (FTT)

UK tour operator Baobab Travel has today become the first UK-based travel company to have a portfolio of South African itineraries certified as Fair Trade Tourism (FTT) travel packages. South Africa developed a system to measure and certify Fair Trade practices in tourism in 2003. Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa (FTTSA) was originally designed for individual accommodation owners as well as local activity providers, and has successfully certified over 60 tourism products in South Africa. The…

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07 March 2012

Machweo Wellness Retreat And Fine Dining Opening

Onsea House Tanzania

Onsea House are thrilled to announce the creation of their sister hotel Machweo Wellness Retreat & Fine Dining, offering the guests 9 extra spacious rooms, a second swimming pool with sauna and steam bath and a beautiful patio terrace to enjoy a tasty lunch or a candlelight dinner. Be sure to check the new website which is live now www.machweo.com and discover the spa & wellness treatments, the luxury cottages and honeymoon suites, the menu and outside catering poss…

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07 March 2012

Blacklisting of Mozambican CAA by the European Union

Federal Airlines has noted with increasing concern the number of queries we continue to receive with regard to the recent blacklisting of the Mozambican CAA (Institute for Civil Aviation in Mozambique) by the European Union. This blacklisting was in response to an ICAO audit of the Mozambican CAA in January 2010, where certain non- conformities to prescribed standards were identified. This blacklisting only affects aircraft that are registered in Mozambique (C9 aircraft registration code) and …

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06 March 2012

Super Pack of Wild dogs Seen Near Leopard Lodge

The staff of Leopard Lodge, a luxury lodge in the Kafue National Park, Zambia, recently spotted a super pack of Wild Dogs numbering 50 individuals near their lodge. Jacques Collins, Owner of Leopard-Lodge, says “We have seen packs of 30 plus last year a long way from Leopard Lodge. Now our staff, which was en-route to Lusaka, but only a kilometre from camp, were delayed when they saw the dogs. As the pack crossed the road they counted them and saw 50 dogs in total.  A pack of this s…

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05 March 2012

More Wildlife and an Airstrip for Malawi's Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve!

Tourists wishing to visit  Malawi's Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve will benefit from a new airstrip currently being constructed by Tongole Wilderness Lodge employing a local work force from the surrounding community. Animals will also benefit from the new airstrip which will be used in the continuing wildlife re-introduction programme that's making Nkhotakota an enviable reserve. More good news comes in the form of an announcement of more funding being made available for the wildlife…

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05 March 2012

Third Boeing Delivery!

As we start the month, a new Boeing 737-300 aircraft is underway.  An essential addition to our rapidly growing fleet. The new aircraft is expected to facilitate the launch of some upcoming new destinantions. Currently our fleet is comprised of two Boeing 737-300s, five ATR-72s and four ATR-42s.  A total of 11 aircrafts, the addition of this new Boeing will make it 12 aircrafts.  We plan to strategically grow and expand  our fleet and network regionally and internationally …

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05 March 2012

Upcoming New Destinations!

Starting 20th April 2012, Precision Air is set to commence flights to Lusaka  Zambia and Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Operating three times weekly on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday using a Boeing B737-300 aircraft. DAR-FBM -LUN-DAR   Together we shall paint the skies are painted green and yellow.   You Are Why We Fly!

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02 March 2012

Safari News issued

Kamili

Kamili has just published Issue 15 of their popular magazine, Safari News. This issue contains the following reviews, news and updates : CONGO :A trip report after seeing lowland gorialls and Ba’aka pygmies in Congo & CAR. TANZANIA : News of Hatari Lodge’s film anniversary specials, plus Coastal Aviation now has scheduled flights to Shu’mata Camp at the foot of Kilimanjaro. KENYA : A new lodge that’s grabbing headlines RWANDA : Is it a destination or just …

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01 March 2012

Flightlink is expanding their service

Flightlink has added 1 Pre owned and 1 Factory Brand new and reliable G1000 equipped Cessna Grand Caravan 208B 2012 Model Aircraft under its fleet of 7 aircrafts to enhance its schedule network for 2012/13.  In addition, Flightlink has added two more travel options to its domestic destination network as part of the airline’s continuous development to extend its coverage across the Tanzania. Arusha has now followed Dar es Salaam to become the airlines second hub. This reflects the a…

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