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30 May 2017

Zakouma National Park: Raw Africa

Africa Geographic

Zakouma National Park: Raw Africa - http://magazine.africageographic.com/weekly/issue-150/zakouma-national-park-raw-africa/

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26 May 2017

Segera Announces New Artist in Residence

Wilderness Safaris

As part of its ongoing Artist in Residence Programme, Segera, a Wilderness Safaris Premier Camp, is looking forward to hosting the acclaimed conceptual artist, Hank Willis Thomas, to its retreat in Laikipia, Kenya from 20 June to 5 July 2017. Hank Willis Thomas works with themes related to identity, history and popular culture and has exhibited his work at numerous international galleries, such as the Museum of Modern Art New York, the Guggenheim and the Whitney, among others. While at Segera,…

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26 May 2017

Severin Sea Lodge and Severin Safari at KILIFAIR 2017

Severin Travel

For our Severin Sales Team-  James, Manja and Carol - it will be a pleasure meeting you at KILIFAIR 2017 from 2nd to 4th June. Please send us an mail to sales@severinsealodge.com for an appointment during the exhibition. Our stand number is K13S. The team would like to take this opportunity to introduce our hotels in Kenya to you. The Severin Sea Lodge welcomes you as a tropical paradise and with a wonderful palm garden at the Indian Ocean. An oasis to relax, where guests can enjoy a wond…

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26 May 2017

Jungle Festival - 2nd Edition

Destination Jungle Safaris

Uganda Jungle Lodges will be celebrating the 2nd - Edition of the Jungle Festival on the 3rd & 4th June 2017 at Bwindi Jungle Lodge. The objective of the festival is to sensitize the community on good health and conservation of the environment with the theme;"Healthy Food and Clean Environment" Uganda Jungle Lodges will launch their partnership with Slow Food Uganda which is an organization that aims at safeguarding the biodiversity of food,promoting sustainable agriculture,envir…

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25 May 2017

Wilderness Safaris Launches Star Bed at Linkwasha

Wilderness Safaris

The new Star Bed at Wilderness Safaris Linkwasha Camp in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe overlooks the beautiful and productive Scott’s Pan, offering an exciting sleep-out adventure for guests wanting to get closer to nature and experience a night under the stars.  “Linkwasha’s Star Bed is positioned right in the middle of the action where the animals come to drink at Scott’s Pan and is a wonderful addition to our Hwange offering. In the dry season, the magical elep…

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25 May 2017

Auric Air will be exhibiting at KILIFAIR 2017

Auric Air Services

Mr. Deepesh and Mr. Murtaza will be available at Kilifair 2017 at Auric Air Stand No. A5, from 02 June to 04 June 2017 Please write to dgupta@auricair.com for appointments Auric Air will be showcasing the exciting products for the season 2017/2018 for below destinations - Additional flights to Selous - Serengeti - Maasai Mara flights (link up with Safarilink Kenya) - Additional frequencies to Zanzibar from Dar es salaam - Mornings flights from Dar es salaam/Zanzibar to Serengeti (via Arusha) -…

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25 May 2017

New Film - Lewa Wilderness

Lewa Wilderness

We're happy to share with you all, a great NEW VIDEO of a day in the life of Lewa Wilderness! Check out the new video here and if you did not manage to download our new images please download here. 

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24 May 2017

Coastal Aviation's Selous flights update

Coastal Aviation

Dear partners and friends, Please take note of the changes affecting our flights in Selous Game Reserve from the 1st of June 2017. We decided to postpone the afternoon flight into Selous to 16:30hrs. As a consequence of the above postponement we will no longer be able to operate the late afternoon flight out of Selous, which will be regretfully removed from the schedule with immediate effect. Starting from the 1st of August 2017 we will operate on request the Mbuyu airstrip, in lower Selous. K…

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23 May 2017

Speke's Camp - New Images & Video

New African Territories

We're happy to share with you all, a great video and new images of Speke's Camp. A unique, intimate camp on the edge of the Maasai Mara.  Check out the images here and the video here! Keep an eye out for the new website COMING SOON. 

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23 May 2017

Meet Coastal Aviation in KILIFAIR 2017

Coastal Aviation

We are delighted to exhibit at KILIFAIR 2017 from 2nd to 4th June. Please email us on safari@coastal.co.tz for a last minute appointment and we will pencil you in our diary or drop by and see us for the latest updates. As a Gold-Sponsor of the event we would like to offer a special discounted rate to all the attendees who will decide to fly to Moshi for the event. Please note that we can land in actual Moshi (Soweto airport) and not only Kilimanjaro International Airport, which …

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22 May 2017

Kids Stay Free at Elephant's Eye, Hwange

Hideaways

In order to meet the growing demand of families looking to explore the beauty of Zimbabwe and to make selling Elephant's Eye a breeze, we have a fantastic new rate change for families/parents travelling with kids. With immediate effect, children aged between 7 - 17 will be accommodated at Elephant's Eye, Hwange, absolutely free, provided they are sharing a chalet with an adult traveller. This extends to a maximum of two children sharing with two adults an…

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19 May 2017

Cheetah Liwonde

Ulendo Safaris

The long wait is finally over, after months of planning the cheetahs have landed safely in Liwonde National Park. Ulendo, together with Robin Pope Safaris, were proud to provide flights on Ulendo Airlink' Grand Caravan from Johannesburg for Liwonde's newest residents. Their migration by foot was taking too long so we decided to fly them over. Grab your binoculars and go spot a cheetah.    

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16 May 2017

Sanctuary Retreats Starts Rhino Monitoring Project in Botswana

Sanctuary Retreats

Following on from Sanctuary Retreats' involvement in the successful translocation of a substantial number of black and white rhino to the Moremi Reserve in Botswana, they have now started work to monitor this growing rhino population. By monitoring and studying the behaviour of the rhino, the team hope to learn more about their territories, foraging and breeding habits – something which will help determine what effect the translocation project has had on the rhino and the area, and a…

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15 May 2017

Durban here we come! Meet Coastal Aviation in INDABA 2017

Coastal Aviation

All is ready at Coastal Aviation and we are very excited to participate again in INDABA - Durban from 16th to 18th May. Please email us on safari@coastal.co.tz for a last minute appointment and we will pencil you in our diary or drop by and see us for the latest updates.   Coastal Aviation is exhibiting under the Atta pavilion stand number ODG01. In attendance will be Julian Edmunds and Fatema Tapya from our head office. They would love to meet you!    Hope t…

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15 May 2017

No price increase for gorilla tours in Uganda

Uganda Tourism Board

The Uganda Government has confirmed that it will maintain the fee for mountain gorilla trekking and promises there will be no price increase in Uganda. The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has announced that tracking charges will be maintained during the peak season and discounted in low season. In Uganda, sustainable gorilla tourism is a major contributor to the protection of these endangered animals. Revenues from gorilla permits help to preserve their habitat and 20% of park revenue goes t…

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12 May 2017

The White Party

Akilanga DMC & Events

Come and join us, on Wednesday 17th of May 2017 from 22h till late... Dress code: just wear white Personal invitation with all the details to be collected on our stand ICC C001 Please RSVP here

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12 May 2017

Okavango Expeditions at Indaba

Okavango Expeditions

Okavango Expeditions will once again be exhibiting at Indaba on stand ODA02 All Atta members exhibiting and attending Indaba are invited fo African Sundowners and a delicious braai on: Wednesday 17 May 1800  Outdoor Exhibition Area - Walnut Road Clint and Pieter will be there to welcome you

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11 May 2017

Madikwe Moments

Africa Geographic

Madikwe Moments: http://magazine.africageographic.com/weekly/issue-149/madikwe-moments/

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11 May 2017

Safarilink New Route to Zanzibar

Safarilink Aviation

Safarilink is delighted to announce a further expansion to its route network: a four times a week service to Zanzibar from 01 July 2017. The flights will operate on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.   The 14.00hrs departure from Wilson Airport allows passengers to connect off our services from the Masai Mara and Laikipia whilst the early evening return arrival time into Wilson enables connection to several international flights. The flig…

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11 May 2017

JOYCO’ Representative office will attend Indaba, Durban, from 16 to 18 May 2017

JoyCo'

JoyCo' Representative office, based in Italy but active on different Southern Europe markets, is constantly attentive in building and maintaining synergies and strong partnerships between represented brands and key trade and media players in the markets, and Indaba represents a strategic platform for quality business transactions to happen effectively and efficiently. There is a strong interest from the markets we act in towards the African continent– says Gioja Tresoldi, JoyCo&rsquo…

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10 May 2017

Celebrating Cheetahs: Beauty in Perfection

Africa Geographic

Celebrating Cheetahs: http://magazine.africageographic.com/weekly/issue-148/cheetahs-beauty-perfection/

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09 May 2017

Looking out for Communities and Wildlife

Africa Geographic

Looking out for Communities and Wildlife: http://magazine.africageographic.com/weekly/issue-147/human-wildlife-conflict-east-africa/

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09 May 2017

Community & Conservation Highlights

The Safari Collection

At The Safari Collection we are proud to support a wide variety of conservation and community initiatives at each of our four properties in Kenya. 2016 was an extremely busy year for us and we’d like to share our main highlights and success stories with you. To see more about the different projects that we support and our statistics please read our latest blog and visit our website. 

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09 May 2017

ResRequest and Expedia are now connected

ResRequest

We have some exciting news! Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company, now has a connection to ResRequest. ResRequest is constantly improving its product and connectivity between suppliers and buyers is a strategic focus. With our new Expedia connection, properties using ResRequest to manage their reservations can now connect directly to Expedia without a channel manager.

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09 May 2017

Cyber & Privacy Risk

Tasker & Partners

Those of us who have been around for a few years will typically recall that the primary form of security used to protect our businesses was almost exclusively  physical not so long ago, and would normally include good quality locks, alarms, CCTV, flood prevention measures and the like. Modern communication technology has rapidly evolved over the last few years and in most ways this has been hugely beneficial to industry, however with progress comes new risk. It is a fact that in the past …

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08 May 2017

On Foot in North Luangwa

Africa Geographic

On Foot in North Luangwa: http://magazine.africageographic.com/weekly/issue-146/

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08 May 2017

Uganda hosts 4th continental accountants congress

Uganda Tourism Board

Uganda is hosting the 4th African Congress of Accountants from 2-5 May at the Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala. This is the first time Uganda is hosting the continental event that has brought together over 1,200 accountants from Africa and beyond. The congress was officially opened by Uganda's President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni under the theme:Accountancy and Accountability: Transforming Africa's Economies. The accountants’ congress, which is held every two years, is the …

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05 May 2017

Botswana Tourism Levy

Botswana Tourism Organisation

TourismLevy The Levy Background The Ministry of Environment Natural Resources’ Conservation and Tourism through the Botswana Tourism Organisation wishes to announce the introduction of an obligatory Tourism Development Levy (TDL) Purpose of the Levy The objective of the Levy is to raise funds for conservation and national tourism development in order to support the growth of the industry and broaden the tourism base, resultantly improving the lives of the people of Botswana.  Who is…

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04 May 2017

Siringit Serengeti Camp

Intimate Places

Intimate Places Tanzania is proud to announce the launch of ‘Siringit Serengeti Camp,’ the latest addition to the collection of luxury camps in the Serengeti National Park.   It is the product of an already proven collaboration between Intimate Places, a long-established hotel management company operating all over the Northern Safari circuit of Tanzania; Meg Vaun Interiors of South Africa and Miguel Van Hoof, proprietor of the beautiful Siringit Villa&…

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04 May 2017

Wilderness Safaris Launches Private Journeys

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris is thrilled to announce the launch of Private Journeys – a fully integrated division within the company that has evolved from the previously independent-brand, Wilderness Touring Cape Town. The new Private Journeys division offers exceptional tailor-made, privately-guided tours of Cape Town, the Cape Peninsula, the Winelands and other Western Cape attractions. “We haven’t really changed what we offer, but we have certainly enhanced how we offer it”, s…

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