Member News

29 March 2013

Essque Zalu Zanzibar - New Website

Essque Zalu Zanzibar - Zanzibar's Leading Hotel 2012 by World Travel Awards, has a ravishing new redesigned website (www.essquehotels.com). The website is more vibrant, simple yet elegant with an opulent feel and echoing the philosophy and brand ethos of Essque Zalu Zanzibar.  The updated and redesigned website is easy to navigate, pleasing to the eye and very catchy so please visit the website to check it out and feel free to contact us if you need any further details. Additionally, …

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25 March 2013

Flying in Malawi

Two new initiatives in Malawi this month are making flying around the country much easier, and much cheaper. Wilderness Safaris Malawi have now teamed up with a local Malawi flight provider, an experienced operator with over 20 years in aviation in Africa, to offer their guests direct access to the best rates for fly-in safaris and charters in Malawi and its neighbouring countries. Wilderness has worked with the operator for a number of years but has now taken on all administration, bookings a…

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25 March 2013

Kenya Life

Camp Kenya offer unique family experiences through their 14 day FAMILY LIFE trips on the 80,000 acre Rukinga Game Ranch bordering Kenya’s largest National Park, Tsavo. This exclusive wildlife conservation area is an important migration corridor where 10 days will be spent. The family will have the opportunity to work closely with the local school and on community projects. Track wildlife on foot, identify animal spore & tracks, as well as basic bush craft skills. One full day will be…

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25 March 2013

Latest schedule effective 01 June 2013

Auric Air Services

Please click the below link to download our latest schedule effective 01 June 2013 Auric Air Schedule Effective June 2013   New destinations:

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22 March 2013

Receive current and reliable comment on tourism in Zimbabwe

Africa Albida Tourism

Ross Kennedy, Chief Executive of Africa Albida Tourism and Atta Board Member, is proud to announce their new 'Chief Executive Communicates' campaign consisting of a monthly e-bulletin distributed to trade, media and interested parties. The bulletin contains positive, up to date and reliable comment on frequently asked questions (FAQs) about tourism in Zimbabwe.  Comment and views on the development of the region and further useful destination information is also included in the ca…

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21 March 2013

Ethos Marketing sign up Newmark Hotels

Ethos Marketing

Ethos Marketing is delighted to announce their newest client - Newmark Hotels (www.newmarkhotels.com), one of South Africa’s fastest growing hotel management groups with properties in both South Africa and Mozambique. For more information please contact Claire claire@ethosmarketing.co.uk  

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20 March 2013

Nuarro Lodge, Northern Mozambique, re-opens following a stunning refurbishment

Nuarro

Nuarro, one of Mozambique’s most beautiful eco lodges has reopened following an extensive re-furb.  The 12 chalets have had a complete overhaul, everything aspect has had attention; from the thatched roofs, homemade shelves handcrafted from derelict fishing canoes, to individual cushion covers.  Once again, ensuring that the interiors look as stunningly enticing as the azure, crystal clear ocean that they all overlook. In addition to this, in order…

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19 March 2013

Protea Hospitality Group Breaks Ground In Ninth African Country

Protea Hospitality Group

  March 2013: The Protea Hospitality Group has just finalised an agreement that will see Africa’s largest hospitality company entering the economically booming Ghanaian market, making it the ninth country in which the company will reinforce its dominance of the industry on the continent. Protea Hospitality Group CEO Arthur Gillis says the development of Ghana’s 130-room Protea Hotel Select Takoradi, which opens in the south-west coastal city of Takoradi in early 2014, brings t…

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15 March 2013

Three more Cessna Caravans for Phoenix Aviation

  Phoenix Aviationis proud to announce the addition of three Caravan 208Bs to its fleet to support ongoing growth and operational efficiencies.  The additional aircraft would position Phoenix Aviation to take advantage of new market opportunities, particularly with the recent oil & gas discoveries in Kenya. Steve Parkinson, Director of Special Operations, says that “The peaceful elections which recently took place in Kenya make it a prime candidate for local and internation…

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15 March 2013

Lyrid Meteor Shower

It's almost March 20th - Spring Equinox in the North, Autumn Equinox in the South so that means it is time to plan for a good viewing location in the bush for next month's Lyrid Meteo Shower. We reccommend an inland location rather than a coastal one as at this time of year it can be fairly hazy at night. For more information have a look at: http://www.wildthingsafaris.com/information/country/star_calender    

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14 March 2013

Flight Update - Selous & Ruaha

FLIGHT UPDATE SELOUS & RUAHA (Flying to all airstrips )    VALIDITY – 1st June 2013 to 30th March 2014   DAILY DEPARTURES   07:15|10:15 - ZANZIBAR/SELOUS 07:15|11:30 - ZANZIBAR/RUAHA   09:30|10:15 – DAR/SELOUS 09:30|11:30 – DAR/RUAHA   10:30|11:50 - SELOUS/RUAHA 14:00|15:25 – SELOUS/ZANZIBAR 14:00|14:45 – SELOUS/DAR   12:15|13:35 - RUAHA/SELOUS 12:15|15:25 – RUAHA/ZANZIBAR 12:15|14:45 – RUAHA/DAR     &nb…

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11 March 2013

Airlink introduces all-jet service between Kruger and Livingstone route

Airlink

Airlink will enhance its Kruger-Livingstone service by using one of its 13 Embraer ERJ 135 jets from March 22. This will shorten the flying time and give travellers an earlier arrival in Kruger. The service operates on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The flight will depart Nelspruit KMIA at 11h35 and arrive in Livingstone at 13h10. The return flight departs Livingstone at 13h45, arriving in Nelspruit KMIA at 15h25. “Airlink looks forward with enthusiasm to playing…

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08 March 2013

Ulendo Safaris launch new Mobile Safaris - Malawi / Zambia / Mozambique

Ulendo Safaris

Ulendo Safaris have launched Mobile Safaris to compliment their already extensive product range in Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique. The first set departure is leaving on the 14th April will see guests touring through and taking in the best of Malawi in a Land Rover Defender 142. This vehicle offers a guaranteed individual window seat, 6 Doors and has been kitted out to be more than comfortable. This trip has been designed to accommodate both the Luxury traveller and the Budget traveller and will…

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08 March 2013

Exclusive African Treasures welcomes Swahili Beach

We are absolutely thrilled to welcome this amazing new resort into our portfolio. A refined innovative five star resort located right on Kenya’s beautiful south coast - Diani Beach. The hotel offers a unique blend of architectural influences from the East African coast, the Middle East, India and Zanzibar to create its vibrant Swahili culture.  Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information or contract rates 2013 brigitte@eatreasures…

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08 March 2013

A few changes to our Sales & Marketing structure

Gibb's Farm

I would like to take this opportunity to update you on a few changes to our Sales & Marketing structure.  After 13 years of working with Gibb's Farm, Dale Jensen decided it was time for him to pursue new ventures.  During his tenure, Dale made a number of very valuable contributions in moving Gibb's Farm into a new era.   We remain extremely committed to our trade partners who have always been strong supporters of Gibb’s Farm.  To nurture and grow our tra…

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07 March 2013

SAA launches Online Travel Training programme for agents

South African Airways UK has launched its first ever Online Travel Training (OTT) programme to educate UK agents about the national airline and increase knowledge on the on-board product. The comprehensive course will be available for all agents to access and includes details on several new innovations from South African Airways, including the recently launched mobile check-in app.   Upon completion, agents will be able to describe the South African Airways route network, understand …

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06 March 2013

TFC launches services into Serengeti Lamai Airstrip

As The Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority has officially announce the opening, Tanzanian aviation provider, Tanganyika Flying Co. (TFC) today announced that they will be launching services into Serengeti Lamai Airstrip. This increases the number of airstrips to five that TFC flights serve in The Serengeti National Park. Julian Edmunds, TFC Director said that the addition of this airstrip will facilitate the movement of passengers staying at Singita’s Mara River Tented Camp and Asilia&rsqu…

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06 March 2013

Zambian Dawn Safaris - New Client to the portfolio

Honour Way is very excited to announce the addition of Zambian Dawn Safaris to the portfolio. Zambian Dawn Safaris is owner run by Dave and Una Bowden and offers safaris in the remote North Luangwa National Park.   We are incredibly excited to welcome them on board and look forward to you showing them your support.  For more information please don't hesitate to contact us on info@honourway.com www.zambiandawnsafaris.com  

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06 March 2013

Pretoria Hotel Rejoins The Protea Hotels Portfolio

Protea Hospitality Group

February 2013: The newly renovated Manor Hotel in Pretoria will be returning to the Protea Hotels Group on April 1. The hotel in Hatfield is situated close to the Hatfield Gautrain station, central business district of Pretoria as well as the Loftus Versveldt rugby stadium making it an ideal destination for executive and leisure travellers visiting the capital. It has a total of 88 rooms and apartments; the latter of which are in especially high demand from long-stay business travellers. The …

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05 March 2013

Zimbabwean smiles are key to tourism revival

Africa Albida Tourism

“That certain smile of Zimbabweans is key to our tourism revival” We have an acclaimed Wonder of the World destination, a plethora of captivating adventure activities, the legendary Zambezi River...but it’s the inherent warmth and friendliness of Zimbabweans that will be the key to transforming the country’s tourism industry. That’s the view of globally-experienced international tourism executive Brian Gardiner – who Africa Albida Tourism (AAT) has been deli…

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04 March 2013

Asilia Africa to open Little Oliver's in Tarangire National Park, July 2013

Asilia Africa

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Oliver’s Camp in Tarangire National Park, Asilia Africa will be opening Little Oliver’s on 1st July 2013. Little Oliver’s Camp will comprise of 5 luxury, en-suite tents overlooking a flood plain of the Minyonyo Pools, part of the Tarangire River, approximately 1km downstream from the original Oliver’s Camp.  The spacious tents are beautifully appointed with furniture made from reclaimed dhow wood and the large decks maximize the…

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04 March 2013

Adrift in Top Gear

Adrift East Africa

Adrift led the notorious Top Gear team in search of the Source of the Nile last October.  Adrift CEO, New Zealander, Cam McLeay is recognized as one of the leading experts on the navigation of the Nile.  Despite thousands of years of human exploration of the Nile, there is still some debate about the location of the source of the world’s longest river.  Jeremy Clarkson was enthused to put his own spin on one of exploration’s greatest prizes, and to share the prize wi…

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01 March 2013

Fly540Africa are now offering low cost internal flights throughout West Africa

Fly540Africa are now offering low cost internal flights to many locations within Ghana and Angola. We will also be soon flying between Ghana and Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Liberia, Togo and Burkina Faso. We are keen to help West Africans and visitors alike to enjoy this great area of the world so are working hard to open up access to new locations all the time. We run flights in Ghana to Accra, Kumasi and Tamale as well as 6 routes in Angola as well as the international routes to Ivo…

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01 March 2013

Zimbabwe - back on the map for Marketing Worldwide

  Marketing Worldwide are delighted to announce a new partnership with Imvelo Safari Lodges, Zimbabwe – a collection of lodges situated in Victoria Falls and Hwange.  We are very excited to be working with Zimbabwe once more and rebuilding the business this country so well deserves.  Imvelo Safari Lodges fit our portfolio perfectly offering unique wildlife experiences and a fundamental commitment to the land and people in the areas where they operate.  The lodges have…

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