Member News

28 August 2014

Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara

Kempinski Hotels - Kenya

Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara is a new member of Atta. It is the company's first property in Kenya, the camp is located in Olare Motorogi Conservancy, a one hour flight from Nairobi or 90 minutes plane ride from Mombasa. The camp opened Mid Jan - 2013.   The resort is hidden in a grove of woodland on the banks of the Ntiakitiak river and compries 12 luxury tents - each tent is furnished in the classic style of the grand African Safaris with four poster or twin beds, outdoor and indo…

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27 August 2014

New flights to Entebbe from 01 September 2014

Auric Air Services

Auric Air announces new flights to Entebbe from Mwanza and Bukoba, flights Launching on 01 September 2014 Schedule: FROM TO ETD ETA Mwanza Bukoba 12:00 12:45 Bukoba Entebbe 13:30 14:10 Entebbe Bukoba 14:40 15:20 Bukoba Mwanza …

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26 August 2014

Lion king or commodity

Africa Geographic

Click here to find out if we have turned the Lion King into nothing more than a commodity?

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20 August 2014

Tongabezi Nut House Refurbishment

Honour Way

Take a look at the new luxury refurbishment of the Nut House at Tongabezi Lodge in Livingstone.  Honour Way client, Tongabezi decided on this amazing update following the success of the brand new Dog House and Tree House facelift both completed last year. Folding doors open onto the elevated private garden and infinity plunge pool.  The option to leave them open to listen to the sounds of the river or closed to create your haven from the elements is the ideal setting to relax close t…

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19 August 2014

Small World Marketing fam trip to Kenya and Zanzibar

Small World Marketing

Julie has recently returned from taking 6 intrepid tour operator companions on a VIP fam trip to Kenya and Zanzibar visiting Mahali Mzuri, Naibor, Enasoit and Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa. Read Julie's blog to see how they had felt safe and cocooned in each and every fabulous property that had become their home away from home despite the fact that the global media were having a field-day with the Lamu bombings which coincided with their time away.  Blog l…

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18 August 2014

Three Years in the Wild

Africa Geographic

If you've ever dreamed of quitting your office job and exploring the wild, read this.

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18 August 2014

2014 Nedbank Tour de Tuli a Resounding Success

Wilderness Safaris

The 2014 Nedbank Tour de Tuli has been lauded a resounding success, once again living up to its reputation as one of southern Africa’s premier mountain biking events. Organised by Children in the Wilderness (CITW), the 10th edition of the event saw 340 participants cycle across over 250 km of challenging and remote terrain in Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa between 1 and 6 August.  The Tour started at Pont Drift border between South Africa and Botswana, followed by two days of…

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18 August 2014

In light of last week's World Lion Day, Campi ya Kanzi & the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust team up to help their plight.

Atta #World Lion Day As we are all unfortunately aware, the global lion population is decreasing rapidly, not only continent wide, but in Kenya most specifically. It very clear, to Campi ya Kanzi, that something needs to be done. Campi ya Kanzi partnered together with the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust (sole beneficiary of Campi ya Kanzi’s nightly $100 conservation fees) are finding dedicated ways to contribute to a holistic strategy in addressing these increasing threats to such a…

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11 August 2014

Trade in Ivory, the Burning Question.

Africa Geographic

To trade ivory or not. Read this week's online mag and tell us what you think HERE?

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11 August 2014

Campi ya Kanzi is 100% water bottle free

Campi ya Kanzi strives in every possible way throughout daily operations to be loyal stewards of the environment, protecting the land, wildlife, and cultural diversity. Campi ya Kanzi is now proud to announce that... they are 100% plastic bottle free!  Apart from our state of the art European water purification system, which uses two different filters and a UV light to completely purify all of our drinking water. We have now just received a whole shipment of these beautiful red Campi ya K…

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11 August 2014

Mahali Mzuri #whyilovekenya Photo Competition

Virgin Limited Edition

Happy Birthday Mahali Mzuri In support of the campaign we are hosting a photo competition #whyilovekenya inviting everybody to post their favourite images along with details on what they love about Kenya. To be in with a chance of winning a 3 night stay at Mahali Mzuri, simply submit your favourite images with a caption to: competition@mahalimzuri.virgin.com by the end of August 2014 (terms and conditions apply). Good Luck!!   

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08 August 2014

Lemala Kuria Hills Lodge confirms 5 new glass fronted tented suites are complete

Lemala Camps and Lodges

Lemala Camps is delighted to confirm their expansion of a further 5 tented suites at their Kuria Hills property in Northern Serengeti, Tanzania is now complete and all 15 glass fronted tented suites are fully operational. Offering unrivalled luxury, Lemala Kuria Hills Lodge is situated in the Wogakurya Hills, close to the Mara River and within the main corridor of the world-famous wildebeest migration. Large boulders and kopjes form the prominent features of the site and each of the 15 gues…

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08 August 2014

Campi ya Kanzi News

18 years after having set foot in the Chyulu Hills we felt it was time to get Campi ya Kanzi in full adulthood! We have built new luxury tented cottages, new Tembo House interior décor, new beddings and linens, new solar systems… and the list could go on. We are also launching new activities such as Kidz Club, Pentathlon Safaris, and even Africa flying safaris!  Hand Picked Africa are helping us with our marketing so please contact them for a presentation or information…

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07 August 2014

Kenya Airways receives third Dreamliner

Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways has further strengthened its position as a leading African carrier with receipt of a third Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The aircraft landed yesterday at the airline’s hub at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi at 1440 hours. It was flown in by CaptainJohn Mathias Kimani. Kenya Airways’ Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Dr Titus Naikuni said that delivery of the third B787 stamps its position in the African skies as the airline with…

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07 August 2014

#WorldLionDay - August 10th, 2014 (3 Days to go!)

Marasa Africa, an official supporter of World Lion Day, would like to remind you of the plight of the lion. We have combined forces with our sister company Premier Safaris in order to highlight the plight of the lion. Nothing quite epitomizes the wildness of the ‘dark continent’ better than the African lion. For hundreds of years the lion has captivated visitors to this ancient land. Over millennia lions have been at the centre of African mythology and folklore across the continent…

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07 August 2014

Eva Stenmarck Travel Marketing to represent the Z Hotel, Zanzibar in the 4 Nordic countries

Eva Stenmarck Travel Marketing

Eva Stenmarck is very happy to announce the addition of the Z Hotel, Zanzibar to its portfolio. For more information go to http://www.thezhotel.com/.

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07 August 2014

Revenge or Stupidity?!

Leobo's resident honey badger thought it a good idea to explore an angry porcupine's home and came off slightly worse for wear. Thankfully he was rescued by Quintus and Chris who carefully removed all the quills one by one, only to have the honey badger run straight back down the porcupine’s hole again! This little fighter is spotted regularly at Leobo which is very exciting for the guests. 

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06 August 2014

Rhinos Without Borders - Introducing our Trevolta campaign

Great Plains Conservation

Great Plains Conservation and &Beyond have partnered up withTrevolta, a crowd-funding site that helps raise funds for travellers, and now rhinos. An important and exciting day for rhinos today. As you know we are moving 100 rhinos to secure locations in Botswana as a collective effort with our friends in conservation and in tourism operations.Rhinos Without Borders is a joint venture with wildlife officials in Botswana, a sanctioned and valid project. Each rhino is going to cost us ab…

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06 August 2014

SAA Adds More Travel Options in Africa

National carrier, South African Airways (SAA), is adding more travel options on the African continent. In a statement, on Thursday, SAA said it was increasing flights on the Johannesburg-Lagos route, where it will offer eight frequencies per week effective from 1 August. "All flights will be operated with a long-haul Airbus aircraft offering lie-flat seats in business class, which we anticipate will be welcomed by our business class travellers, as we have seen a tremendous growth in deman…

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06 August 2014

New Stables and Offices at Horizon Horseback

Horizon Horseback is delighted to announce they have knocked down the office and the old stable yard area, and replaced them with a new beautiful red brick, light and spacious office and stables set further back from the lodge. This has transformed the look of the yard, so it is significantly smarter, but also reduces any yard noise carrying over to rock lodge room. 

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05 August 2014

Wild Frontiers (Africa) coming to the UK in September

Wild Frontiers

Wild Frontiers, together with other Atta members, Africa Albida Tourism, Legacy Hotels and Resorts and Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge are coming to the UK in September, for a series of workshops and meetings which are being organised by Talking Stick Marketing, our joint representation  company. Debbie Addison, from Wild Frontiers will have some free time between workshops for one on one meetings and staff training, contact her directly if you would like to catch up, or for more …

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05 August 2014

Upcoming E-Tourism Africa Summit in Cape Town and Johannesburg 2014

E Tourism Frontiers

A host of online innovators, creators and online celebrities from across the globe will be presenting at this year’s 7th annual E- Tourism Africa Summits in both Cape Town and Johannesburg. Presenters will include leading global online brands including Facebook, Twitter, TripAdvisor and Google alongside new creative travel companies and content creators who are changing the way travel is sold. South African Tourismis the title sponsor of the summit in Cape Town and Johannesburg and Gaute…

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05 August 2014

Theme Weeks in Kenya

Severin Travel

Severin Sea Lodge and Severin Safari Camp have prepared a selection of different theme weeks for interested guests between autumn 2014 and spring 2015. Besides athletic hours during the diving or golfing week, the guests can escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life during our health week. Or get to know more about Kenya's exciting flora and fauna during the photography and ranger weeks at Severin Safari Camp. Get involved socially, the environmental week will offer the opportunity. Se…

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04 August 2014

Shades of grey

Africa Geographic

In this week's online magazine, read about the grey parrot's perilous journey from  the forests of Congo to solitary confinement in your living room. Click HERE to read more.

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04 August 2014

Hoanib Skeleton Coast with Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris has opened the Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp in Namibia’s remote Kaokoveld.    The camp is in the private Palmwag Concession, straddling the Palmwag area and Skeleton Coast National Park. It comprises eight stylish en-suite tents (including one family unit) each with a shaded outdoor lounge area with views of the surrounding desert, while the main area includes a lounge, bar area, dining room, library, fire pit, swimming pool and deck.    “Hoanib…

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04 August 2014

Added Frequency on Zanzibar, Pemba and Tanga Sectors (effective 07 Aug 2014)

Auric Air Services

Auric Air is pleased to announce the added frequencies on our Zanzibar / Pemba / Tanga flights effective 07 August 2014 The new schedule for these sectors is as below: FLT 201/FLT 202   Dept time Arrival Time Flying time On Ground   Dar Zanzibar 7:45 8:05 0:20 0:15   Zanzibar …

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01 August 2014

New Travel Advisor at Pulse Africa

Pulse Africa

Pulse Africa are delighted to welcome Allana Botha to their dynamic team of travel advisors.  Originally from South Africa, Allana has spent the past few years selling African safaris to the USA market, during which time she travelled to some unusual and exciting parts of the world. Allana joins Pulse Africa to help their rapidly expanding Southern Africa department. www.pulseafrica.com

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01 August 2014

KamiLIVE UK Tour

Kamili

This October Kamili and partners take to the road for 5 days of presentations around the UK. From the 27th to the 31st October we will be hosting events in Suffolk, Gloucestershire, Surrey and London. Things get started at 1.30pm with appointments at 2pm through till 6pm, followed by Sundowners. There's also then the option to join us for dinner. Monday: The Queens Head, Eye, Suffolk Tuesday: Five Alls, Lechlade, Gloucestershire Wednesday: The Percy Arms, Chilworth, Surrey Thursday: The Za…

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