Member News

28 June 2013

Kamili opens South Africa office for a joined-up representation service.

Kamili

  Kamili, the UK’s most vibrant marketing and representation agency is “joining up the dots” between Europe and Africa, by opening an office to service the needs of DMCs and ground operators based in South Africa.  From July 1st, newly appointed marketing manager, Alex Johnston, will be educating South Africa’s key tour operators regarding  Kamili's portfolio of over 50 independent lodges, camps and operators (see www.kamilisafaris.com for information…

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28 June 2013

Hand Picked Africa welcomes Nalepo Mara Camp to it's collection.

Hand Picked Africa is delighted to be representing Nalepo Mara Camp in Kenya's Masai Mara. With only 6 tents Nalepo is small and personal and the setting is stunning on the banks of the Talek River. For any more information, please see Hand Picked Africa's website and contact Kate Coleridge for a presentation. 

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27 June 2013

Introduction of Embraer 120ER Brasilia in the Flightlink Fleet

Six months after the successful launching of Cessna Citation 560 Jet in December for Personalised charter and Medevac, Flightlink is now introducing yet another aircraft Embraer 120ER Brasilia in their fleet of aircrafts to compliment its network of schedule flights. Embraer 120ER Brasilia is a Twin Engine Turbo Jet Pressurized Commuter aircraft part of the famous EMBRAER Family of New Generation Jets. Embaer 120ER will be having a capacity of 30 seats and commanded by two flight deck crew and…

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24 June 2013

Swaziland Tourism – Submit a Blog

Swaziland Tourism is looking for contributions from the travel trade, media and travelling public to publish on our blog. www.thekingdomofswaziland.com   Submit a blog In order to continue to grow and develop the site were looking for contribitutions to publish on the site. Blogs need to be engaging and interesting and written in a more conversational format ideally written in first person. We do need finished write-ups. Whilst we would retain final editorial control, we wouldnt be lookin…

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20 June 2013

Azura at Quilalea, Mozambique

Small World Marketing

Azura at Quilalea private island has recently become far more accessible with the introduction of the new 25 minute helicopter transfers from Pemba, the increased Coastal Air flights from Tanzania and the improved flight times from Nairobi, making it the perfect beach add on to an East African safari. Coastal Air now flies daily to Pemba from Dar.   The exciting new development of the helicopter transfers gives Azura more control over the guests’ transfer experience, and cuts down t…

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19 June 2013

Swaziland Tourism website leading the way after improvements

In 2010 www.thekingdomofswaziland.com was registered on behalf of the Swaziland Tourism Authority. Two years on, the site provides thousands of visitors with information on Swaziland every month, and provides a wealth of information on the country. With almost 450 unique pages and content from how to get there, to information on over 70 accommodation providers, it’s also recognised by google as being a first class resource. Our online lives for many are undoubtedly centred around google,…

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18 June 2013

Robin Pope Safaris launches new website!

Robin Pope Safaris

Robin Pope Safaris is delighted to unveil their new website. It has a fresh look, friendlier navigation and good detail of RPS properties and the destinations they operate in. Take a look and see for yourself!

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14 June 2013

Updated Schedule

Auric Air Services

  Auric Air Services is now flying 4 x weekly to Mpanda, Tanzania  (Mon/Wed/Thurs and Saturday) For more information and a full schedule please contact +255 783 233334 reservations@auricair.com

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12 June 2013

New Lodge Manager at The Retreat Selous

Retreat Safari

We are delighted to announce our new Lodge Manager at The Retreat Selous - Kobi du Preez. Kobi was brought up in South Africa and is a passionate and enthusiastic hotelier who has been in the hospitality industry for over 15 years. He has worked in South Africa, UK, Dubai and in Zanzibar where he took care of the various properties as a General Manager. Throughout the years his philosophy has always been to “strive for total guest satisfaction”. Kobi speaks English, Afrikaans and a…

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11 June 2013

Opening July 1st 2013, Sand River Masai Mara To Become Elewana Collection’s First Luxury Camp in Kenya.

Elewana Afrika

Opening on July 1st 2013, the Elewana Collection is delighted to announce the introduction of its first bush camp in Kenya – Sand River Masai Mara Camp. Located on the banks of a river from which it has taken its name, Sand River Masai Mara is located within the Masai Mara National Reserve, close to the Tanzanian border. Situated on a secluded and picturesque site, the Camp replicates the heyday of exclusive permanent tented camps of the late 1920’s. The interior fixtures and …

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11 June 2013

Special Evening Flights To Arusha

Effective 1st June 2013 to 30th May 2014 Daily Flights  from DAR & ZANZIBAR to ARUSHA Depart Dar at 16:30 Arrive Arusha 18:40 Depart Zanzibar at 17:05 Arrive Arusha 18:40 These Flights connect Emirates, Ethiopian, South African, Oman Air and Qatar Airways. For more information: dar-reservations@flightlink.co.tz  

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11 June 2013

HTT Holidays & Incentives Appoints Dynamic CEO

Mr. Satyajeet Roy, formerly Head of Citi’s Commercial Bank responsible for UAE & Bahrain business, is the newly appointed CEO of HTT a 30 year old multinational company. HTT is known for its’ one of a kind holidays, luxury products & innovative incentives into Africa, Asia, Europe & Middle East. With plans to expand the company's network into new markets, enhance offerings with additional destinations, diverse products which truly showcase the strengths of this bran…

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11 June 2013

Auric Air Starts Mafia Island Flights - Partners with Kinasi

Auric Air Services

We are pleased to announce the commencement of Auric Air’s flights to Mafia Island, with two scheduled departures each day (www.auricair.com). Kinasi will represent Auric in Mafia and its airport offices in Dar es Salaam and Mafia will personalize all passenger care (www.mafiaisland.com).   From Depart Arrive To 207/208       Dar …

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10 June 2013

Protea Hospitality Group Enters 10th African Country - Rwanda

Protea Hospitality Group

June 2013: The Protea Hospitality Group has signed a deal that will see Africa’s largest hotel group moving into its 10th African country, the beautiful equatorial Republic of Rwanda, famous for its Mountain Gorillas. A 25-room hotel in the upmarket suburb of Nyarutarama in Rwanda’s capital city, Kigali will become Protea Hotel Kigali when it opens in the last quarter of this year and represents a great step forward in the Protea Hospitality Group’s growth in East Africa, say…

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10 June 2013

Important update

Auric Air Services

We are changing the departure times for our scheduled flights into Mpanda and Katavi N.P. from 10 June 2013. New departure times as below   Our flights connect with Major commercial flights into Mwanza and out of Mwanza (Fastjet and Precision Air)   Days of operations – Mon / Wed / Thu / Sat FROM TO ETD ETA Waiting time in minutes MWANZA MPANDA 9 3…

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10 June 2013

Museum and Gallery Tours are Flipped Upside Down

Taj Cape Town Hotel

Super luxury hotel Taj Cape Town has partnered with a cultural heritage trust to offer guests the opportunity to experience ‘behind the scenes’, specialized tours of how historical institutions are curated and managed in the Mother City. The newly formed partnership will create a heritage route focusing on the inner city and what it offers. “Heritage tourism is a critical component of the overarching tourism offering promoted by both South African Tourism and Cape Town Touri…

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07 June 2013

Gamewatchers launches new monthly e-newsletter

Gamewatchers Safaris

We are excited to announce the launch of '...in the Wilds...", our new monthly e-newsletter. This e-newsletter will provide you with information on interesting sightings, updates on our camps, education and exciting facts on wildlife, and enlighten you with our conservancy progress. If you would like to join the distribution list, please contact Aleema at aleema@gamewatchers.co.ke.

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07 June 2013

Flightlink to Start Embraer 120ER operations to Arusha and Zanzibar

Flightlink to start operations of Embraer 120 ER aircraft from 1st July 2013. The aircraft will be operated Daily on Dar-Zanzibar-Arusha-Zanzibar-Dar schedule. Embraer 120 ER is a Twin Engine 30 seat Presurised aircraft, operated by 2 Flight deck crew and a Cabin Crew. The Aircraft is first of its kind in Tanzanian operations.  The Emraer 120 aircraft will compete with ATR42 operations out of Arusha Municipal Airport and Flightlink will be the 2nd Biggest operator after Precision in terms…

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06 June 2013

&Beyond Goes Wild And Tame For World Environment Day

&Beyond

As part of its commitment to minimise the impact that its operations have on the environment, luxury experiential travel company andBeyond has installed its own water bottling plant at its Phinda Private Game Reserve. The bottling plant caters for both still and sparkling water, known as “wild” and “tame” on andBeyond’s specially designed glass water bottles.   andBeyond is guided by its philosophy of sustainability in each decision that it makes. In line wit…

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05 June 2013

&Beyond Celebrates Milestones In Fight Against Rhino Poaching

&Beyond

andBeyond Celebrates Milestones In Fight Against Rhino Poaching As the survival of the rhino continues to be threatened by the scourge of poaching in South Africa, luxury experiential travel company andBeyond is celebrating the success of a number of initiatives designed to help save the species. In the culmination of a groundbreaking project, six white rhino donated by andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve and translocated to neighbouring Botswana were released in the wild earlier this month.…

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04 June 2013

The Tanzanite Experience opens new 'Experience'

The Tanzanite Experience has grown its portfolio once more with the opening of a new ‘Experience’ at ‘The Manor at Ngorongoro’, Tanzania. Following the recently opened museum in Cape Town, South Africa, this latest offering sees The Tanzania Experience continue to create awareness of how rare and precious this gemstone, unique to Tanzania, really is; how it is mined, marketed and graded.  As a product of TanzaniteOne, all of the museum concept stores offers a wide …

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03 June 2013

Lemala Kuria Hills opens its doors to guests on 9th July 2013

Lemala Camps and Lodges

10 Suites with plunge pool and glass Frontage Indoor/outdoor shower Bath with a view Hair Dryer in every room Wine Cellar Pizza Oven Japanese Tepanyaki Long Bar with breathtaking views Swimming pool Bush Spa Shop Star Bed (opening in October 2013) 24 hour Solar powered system Boma 4 x 4 Game drives Introduction Lemala Camps proudly announces the arrival of their new northern Serengeti permanen…

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