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31 October 2016

Unrespectable animals

Africa Geographic

A selection of hilarious excerpts about some of Africa's most weird and wonderful fauna: http://magazine.africageographic.com/weekly/issue-122/unrespectable-animals/

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27 October 2016

Coastal Aviation Expands Its Fleet

Coastal Aviation

Coastal Aviation is proud to announce that we are expanding our fleet, which includes Cessna 206, Cessna 208 and Pilatus PC12 aircraft. We have recently added two Cessna 208 Caravans bringing our total number of aircraft to 28, the largest flying safari fleet in Tanzania. Our extensive fleet allows us to serve 42 destinations daily, taking more guests on our conveniently timed schedule, allowing a smooth safari.  Find out more about our aircraft or contact us for any information you may …

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27 October 2016

The Ethiopian Tourism Organisation and Ethiopian Airlines will be hosting a press conference at WTM

The Ethiopian Tourism Organisation and Ethiopian Airlines will be hosting a press conference at WTM on Tuesday 8th Nov at 11.30am in South Gallery, Room 5, Excel, London, E16 1XL . The event will be hosted by Mr Tewolde Gebre Mariam - The Board Chairman of the Ethiopian Tourism Organisation and Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines and Mr Soloman Tadesse - CEO of Ethiopian Tourism Organisation With its outstanding natural beauty, dramatic landscapes, nine UNESCO world heritage sites & ancient cu…

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26 October 2016

A marketing tip from Africa Geographic: Influencer Marketing Is All the Rage

Africa Geographic

TIP: Influencer marketing is the fastest growing marketing trend of them all - and for a good reason. Influencer marketing is the fastest growing marketing trend of them all - and for a good reason. People are looking for genuine opinions and reviews by real people before they make decisions on purchases, and influencers and opinion leaders - the people they already follow and trust, fit that mould perfectly. Here are three ways you can become influencer marketing savv…

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25 October 2016

Travel Update

For those who have booked a holiday in Ethiopia, or who are planning to visit and who may be aware that Ethiopia has recently declared a state of emergency, you may wish to be informed of the current situation. The temporary state of emergency is to maintain sustainable peace and stability in the country and is a precautionary measure. Visitor safety and wellbeing is of paramount importance in Ethiopia – the Land of Origins. There is a normal police presence, but no military personnel pa…

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24 October 2016

The Magic of Zanzibar

Africa Geographic

The wonders of the largest island in the Zanzibar Archipelago: http://magazine.africageographic.com/weekly/issue-121/the-magic-of-zanzibar/

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18 October 2016

Kenya Airways announces new winter schedule

Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways has announced its 2016 winter schedule that will see changes to the route network as well as frequencies to suit customer needs in various KQ destinations during the season. The airline will increase its flight frequency to the recently launched Cape Town route, that goes via Livingston, from the current three to four per week and eventually to six times per week around Christmas to meet demand. InlinewithitsWinninginAfricastrategytheairlinewillalsoincrease its frequencies in Eas…

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17 October 2016

Classic Namibia

Africa Geographic

A photographic tour of Namibia's most popular destinations in our Classic Namibia gallery. 

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14 October 2016

Riding for Rhinos to Support Save the Rhino Trust Namibia

Wilderness Safaris

Now in its second year, the RMB Namibia Ride for Rhinos fundraising cycle event took place from 1 to 4 September 2016, encompassing 160 km of vast and rugged Palmwag terrain in Damaraland and raising over NAD200 000 for Save the Rhino Trust (SRT) Namibia.    Wilderness Safaris Namibia has been involved since the event began last year, assisting with route mapping and providing most of the vehicles, a small truck, some operational support and a private chef to cater for the group. Wil…

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12 October 2016

A marketing tip from Africa Geographic: Putting your audience first

Africa Geographic

TIP: The trick to creating content that is easily shared is not to think about what you want to talk about, but rather what readers want to know. Putting your audience first:  When thinking of topics to blog about, the easiest way to go about it is to think about what it is that you want to talk about. Unfortunately, what you want to talk about is not always what audiences want to read. While a new building in your lodge might be super exciting news for you, for most readers it&rsqu…

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10 October 2016

The Silent Giants of Tsavo

Africa Geographic

The search for big tuskers in Kenya's Tsavo National Park in our online magazine article on The Silent Giants of Tsavo.

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10 October 2016

Ethiopian Airlines new flight to Windhoek, Namibia

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines has commenced services to Windhoek, Namibia, via Gaborone, as of October 6, 2016. Windhoek is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Namibia, headquartering most of the national enterprises and cultural institutions. Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said: “As a Pan-African airline, it has always been our source of pride to connect Africa together and to the rest of the world. The addition of Windhoek to our ever expanding network brings …

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07 October 2016

Wilderness Safaris - Bisate Lodge Set to Open in Rwanda in June 2017

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris Bisate Lodge, situated next to Rwanda’s renowned Volcanoes National Park, is on track to open for guests on 1 June 2017. Comprising just six forest villas, Bisate Lodge will provide a luxurious base from which to enjoy an extraordinary gorilla conservation experience and a holistic exploration of this beautiful region.   For more details please click here

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06 October 2016

Travel With Jules is looking for support for The Beehive in Kenya

Travel With Jules

Travel With Jules is a UK based independent travel agency specialising in African safaris. We are sponsoring The Beehive which is a home in Nakuru, Kenya for child mothers where they and their babies are cared for and assisted through the journey of integration back into the community. As well as financial donations we are trying to find companies in Kenya who can help them with things like medical supplies and food stuffs and most importantly at the moment they need a large vehicle to accommo…

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05 October 2016

A marketing tip from Africa Geographic: Creating content that answers questions

Africa Geographic

TIP: Using your content to answer people's questions is the best way to ensure it's found by the right readers online. Using your content to answer a question:  When brainstorming content ideas, it is useful to think about how people search for content. Generally, when someone uses Google, they are looking for a specific answer to their question. Whether it’s the ‘things to see in South Luangwa’ or ‘best places to stay in Kruger’, these people ar…

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05 October 2016

Uganda Tourism UK Roadshow

Kamili

Uganda Tourism Board has announced its first ever UK roadshow which will visit Manchester, Oxfordshire and two London venues in the week prior to WTM. With over 20 high quality properties and a host of DMCs, the event is ideal for UK Africa specialist who already have Uganda in their offering, or those looking to add in this hot destination. Tuesday 1st November : Stanneylands Hotel, Wilmslow MANCHESTER Wednesday 2nd November : Five All, Lechslade OXFORDSHIRE Thursday 3rd November : Gran…

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04 October 2016

Limited edition Bradt Guide to Uganda

Kamili

Kamageo has worked in partnership with Bradt Travel Guides to publish a special edition of their forthcoming and fully updated Guide to Uganda (edition 8). A 32-page colour section, created by Kamageo for Uganda Tourism Board, has been added to the front of a limited edition to be exclusively available to leading UK travel professionals. It's packed with itinerary ideas, planning hints and sales tips galore. Tim Henshall explained "In our section, we inevitably majored on the main to…

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04 October 2016

Safety in numbers

J W Seagon and Co Insurance Brokers

For anyone working in the travel and tourism sector, safety is of paramount importance. That’s why we developed our Safari plans, as they provide a comprehensive range of benefits.  ·         3 great products exclusively for the travel and tourism sector – General Insurance, Motor Insurance and Health Insurance ·         $20k donated to charity in the last 12 months –…

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03 October 2016

Unique Places to Sleep

Africa Geographic

Discover some of the most unusual places to catch some ZZZ's in Africa - http://magazine.africageographic.com/weekly/issue-118/unique-places-sleep/ag-mag-gallery/image/unique-places-to-sleep/

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03 October 2016

Kamili partners Mbali Mbali

Kamili

Kamili is delighted to announce that we will be providing marketing and representation for Tanzania’s Mbali Mbali Lodges and Camps, whose properties are in Mahale, Gombe, Katavi, Tarangire and the Serengeti. Kamili’s MD, Tim Henshall stated that “We worked with these camps back in 2010, but since the appointment of Fatema Lalja as Director of Operations, Sales & Marketing, everything about the business has been significantly upgraded – in terms of property standards…

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