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29 November 2018

Lions return to the Great Karoo at Samara Private Game Reserve

Samara Private Game Reserve

More than 180 years ago, the Great Karoo was roamed by the majestic Cape lion – a particularly magnificent black-maned subspecies. Wiped out by hunters, their relatives are being welcomed back to Samara Private Game Reserve near Graaff-Reinet thanks to an ambitious re-introduction project. Samara is now home to a founder pride of lions as part of a project to return the Karoo to the state of astounding biodiversity it once enjoyed. Their presence on the reserve will help to restore a once thriving ecosystem.

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29 November 2018

the Mamelodi Sundowns F.C. leave the Grand Hotel Djibloho and return to South Africa

Luxury Hotels Management Company - Grand Hotel Djibloho

After playing to Ebebeyin (Equatorial Guinea) the Caf Champions League match against the Vegetarian Lions, the Mamelodi Sundowns F.C. leave the Grand Hotel Djibloho to return to South Africa. To thank for the hospitality and the excellent service received from Grand Hotel Djibloho, coach Mr Pitso Mosimane gives the club shirt to the General Manager of the hotel Mr. Vincenzo Presti with the promise to return soon to the Grand Hotel Djibloho.

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28 November 2018

Elewana elated with increased Leopard sightings in Loisaba

Elewana Afrika

Earlier in the year we published a feature on the conservation program being conducted by San Diego Zoo Global on the leopard’s in Loisaba Conservancy and the valuable research that is carried out. It is so rewarding when the work being done pays off and with this we have had increased leopard sights in the area. Tracking the location of leopard sightings is mapped through a Citizen Science Initiative using tablet and SMART technology.

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28 November 2018

Zimbabwe completes the Safari Roadshow line-up

Kamageo

In February 2019, Kamageo will host the UK's biggest ever annual 'Safari Roadshow' with 40 quality exhibitors. Following our tried and tested format, across each two-day event, there will be four separate 1/2 day sessions -  Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and now for the first time, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's inclusion is an exciting development for an already successful format and Mandy Henshall, Resources & Events Director at Kamageo was quick to explain "We wanted to ensure that the Safari Roadshow continues to deliver quailty business opportunties for both sides of the desk".

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28 November 2018

Wayo Africa Hosts Fam Trip: 25 March - 5 April 2019

Campbell- Bell Communications

Wayo Africa is organising a 13 day FAM trip, with limited places available. This is gives you a highly beneficial opportunity to understand what the Wayo experience can offer. Wayo Africa is a pioneering safari company that offers the only multi-activity activity safari in Northern Tanzania. They believe firmly that it is better to enliven your senses and have a truly authentic safari experience rather than simply being a voyeur watching through a windscreen, and offer all the finest ingredients for a life changing safari experience.

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27 November 2018

Sandton Sun - New San Deck showcases the best in African elegance

Tsogo Sun

One of Sandton’s most stylish outdoor spaces – San Deck – has reopened following a full refurbishment, bringing to life a uniquely African meeting spot carved into the Sandton skyline. With a spectacular location in the iconic Sandton Sun (https://www.tsogosun.com/sandton-sun-hotel), the San Deck (https://www.tsogosun.com/san-deck) is vibrant, stylish, and comfortable. Designed to take full advantage of the spectacular Highveld sunsets, and offering guests a variety of unique spaces, San Deck is a place to share experiences of social dining and sophisticated artisanal beverages.

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27 November 2018

Volcanoes Safaris releases The Batwa of Mgahinga new video

Volcanoes Safaris

To celebrate the building of the Gahinga Batwa Village, a film entitled The Batwa of Mgahinga has been launched by Volcanoes Safaris.  Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwsxVYnl-i0&feature=youtu.be

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27 November 2018

Jenman African Safaris Appoints Pierce Synnott as Marketing Specialist for UK , Ireland, Scandinavia, France, Belgium & Netherlands

Jenman African Safaris

Jenman African Safaris has appointed Pierce Synnott as their marketing specialist dedicated exclusively to certain European markets. Pierce has relocated from South Africa to Ireland and will be personally looking after agents from France, Scandinavia, the Netherlands, Belgium, and the UK. This charming Irishman is fluent in both French and English as well as artful puns and witty banter. He grew up in Europe and has lived in South Africa for many years. This cosmopolitan upbringing makes him an expert in African travel with an excellent understanding of European culture and needs. The perfect combination when it comes to assisting agents with selling our tours.

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26 November 2018

No Zika in Zambia

Kamageo

Certain UK news outlets are carrying misleading stories claiming that The Duchess of Sussex is not visiting Zambia with The Duke due to "fears over the ZIKA virus".

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26 November 2018

Grand Hotel Djibloho Receives The Mamelodi Sundowns F.C.

Luxury Hotels Management Company - Grand Hotel Djibloho

On the occasion of the football match between the LEONES VEGETARIANOS (Ebebiyin, Equatorial Guinea) and the MAMELODI SUNDOWNS (Johannesburg, South Africa) valid for the 23rd edition of the TOTAL CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE that will take place at Ebebiyin Wednesday 28 November at 16.00, GRAND HOTEL DJIBLOHO hosted the withdrawal of the South African team.

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26 November 2018

The Serengeti Girls Run: Striving Towards a Common Goal

Singita

In October 2018, the Singita Grumeti Fund (SGF) partnered with BRAVE, a South African non-profit organisation, to host the inaugural Serengeti Girls Run in Tanzania. This all-women run across the Serengeti wilderness raised funds and awareness for the SGF’s girl and women empowerment programmes which are specifically aimed at providing opportunities for women in conservation, local commerce and community leadership. Runners of all levels joined this once-in-a-lifetime event that demonstrated the strength and determination of the women involved as well as the capacity for all of us to achieve more when we work together.

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26 November 2018

NEW Nomad Tanzania Website

Nomad Tanzania - Camps

We're delighted to announce the launch of our brand new website. With a fresh look and feel and designed to celebrate our extraordinary camps and lodges, we're super excited to share it with you all.  Please check it out and have a look around.  www.nomad-tanzania.com

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22 November 2018

Elewana Collection’s track to wellness

Elewana Afrika

Wellness is of growing importance in today's hectic and chaotic world, we understand that at Elewana. When you stay with us, our aim is to make you feel at home, relaxed and enjoy unique experiences. A chance to take a break from your routine and relish great food, a team to pamper you and to make unforgettable safari memories. For those of you that would like to keep up with fitness while on holiday, Elewana Loisaba Tented Camp now has an exciting new running track that will have you enjoying the fresh air and open plains even more intimately.

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22 November 2018

Bull Elephants join the herd at Samara Private Game Reserve

Samara Private Game Reserve

Two bull elephants, originally from Phinda Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal, have been released into Samara Private Game Reserve – the first bull elephants to return to the Plains of Camdeboo in 150 years. This follows the successful release of six female elephants into the reserve in October 2017 – a historic translocation.

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22 November 2018

Sketch for Survival - 476 artworks by celebrities & wildlife artists supporting Garamba NP, DRC.

Real Africa

Sketch for Survival comprises 476 artworks from wildlife artists & celebrities in 30 countries, depicting over 60 endangered species. They include a pink rhino from Dame Helen Mirren, an amorous woodcock from Nick Park, an indeterminate animals from Sir Ranulph Fiennes and many fine pieces from professional wildlife artists such as Karen Laurence Rowe and Gary Hodges. What better, unique Christmas present for someone than Mary Berry's starry elephant or a Judi Dench landscape...

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21 November 2018

Launching: Deeper discoveries in the Congo Basin

Classic Portfolio

Launching 3rd January 2019 Effective from January 2019, CONGO CONSERVATION COMPANY, who has pioneered tourism in the Congo Basin, expands beyond ODZALA DISCOVERY CAMPS in the Republic of the Congo, to partner with SANGHA LODGE adjoining CAR's Dzanga-Sangha National Park. This partnership, together with the new access route directly from Odzala to Sangha, will turn one of the most inaccessible and untouched corners of Africa into a viable tourism destination for conscientious travellers.

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21 November 2018

Safari-inspired bags for business and adventure

The Safari Store

The new Mara&Meru™ Business Bag is a luxury work bag in a classic design for the modern professional. Inspired by safari sophistication, this rich full-leather bag is a perfect fit for the boardroom, as a laptop bag, and on daily adventures.  The Mara&Meru™ Canvas and Leather Safari Pannier Bag adds a touch of inimitable safari style and unmatched versatility to your African travels or as you explore urban spaces.

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21 November 2018

Sabi Sabi Invests In A World Of Possibility

Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve

As a founding partner, Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve opened the Lillydale Digital Learning Campus (LDLC) on Tuesday 13 November, in conjunction with Good Work Foundation (GWF), situated in Lillydale – one of Sabi Sabi’s neighbouring community areas. GWF is a registered NGO that has been working with education in Africa since 2003. The LDLC is a platform for learners in rural spaces to navigate the digital marketplace.

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20 November 2018

The SAFARI Company Mourns its Queen Bee

The Safari Company

It is with enormous sadness that we inform you that our amazing & fun-loving, kind & incredibly capable Queen-Bee Lilian Onyango passed away on Friday night.  We are devastated. Lilian had been in hospital for a week with pneumonia and we were under the impression she was improving, so this tragedy came as a terrible shock to all of us.

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20 November 2018

JoyCo’ Increases Its Portfolio With Sikiliza DMC

JoyCo'

Starting from November JoyCo’ represents the Zimbabwean DMC Sikiliza in the Italian market. As Representative Agency, JoyCo’ will implement dedicated marketing actions such as sales visits, product newsletters and social marketing communication in order to introduce the incoming Tour Operator to the Italian trade and position its brand in the market.

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20 November 2018

Elewana Collection Guests get mini packs of Seedballs

Elewana Afrika

Deforestation is a significant problem across Africa. Guests staying at certain properties in the Elewana Collection are able to make their contribution to the conservation of the greenery in Kenya. When guests arrive at camp, on their first night guest when they return to their room, on their side table will be a pack of 10 seedballs, which they are able to use during their stay, when they go out on game drives or a bush walk in the Conservancies, Private Reserves and public land. The tec…

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19 November 2018

Saruni Rhino now bookable as a standalone property

Saruni

Saruni invites bookings for a 2 nights’ minimum stay at Saruni Rhino alone. We are delighted to announce that Saruni Rhino, our intimate camp in Sera Community Conservancy, Northern Kenya and the base for on-foot black rhino tracking, can now be booked independently from our other Saruni properties. Until now, a stay had to be combined with a stay at our neighbouring lodge Saruni Samburu, in Kalama Conservancy. The camp is comprised of:

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19 November 2018

The Singita Grumeti Fund Canine Unit Experience

Singita

Between 97,796 and 140,615 wildebeest are killed illegally by poachers in the Serengeti every year. In addition to this, the relentless and escalating demand for high-value wildlife products such as rhino horn, elephant ivory, lion bone and pangolin scales has driven the illegal hunting of these and other species to levels not seen in decades. The challenge of securing the resident game falls to a 120-strong team of dedicated anti-poaching scouts. In addition to having boots on the ground 24 hours a day, a canine unit created in partnership with Working Dogs for Conservation (WD4C), aims to deter would-be poachers from entering the concession.

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19 November 2018

Coaching Session At Grand Hotel Djibloho - Guinea Equatorial

Luxury Hotels Management Company - Grand Hotel Djibloho

On Saturday 17th of November Grand Hotel Djibloho organized a COACHING session for its managerial framework imparted from the young Equatoguinean coach Jesus Esono. The theme of the session was  "LEADERSHIP" and the concept of coaching.

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18 November 2018

Mountain gorillas no longer critically endangered

Great Lakes Safaris

Great Lakes Safaris is celebrating as the country’s most precious natural resource, mountain gorillas have been moved from Critically Endangered to Endangered thanks to collaborative conservation efforts.

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16 November 2018

Vayeni is growing its Team!

Vayeni

We are growing our team at Vayeni to serve all our partners across the world even better.  To this end we have welcomed three more fantastic ladies to Vayeni. Danielle Schutte SALES Based in Harare, Zimbabwe

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16 November 2018

Exciting Changes for 3Sixty Luxury Marketing

3Sixty Luxury Marketing

Natalie Mietz, an independent sales and marketing consultant currently promoting the Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve in the UK & Ireland, is excited to be joining the 3Sixty Luxury Marketing team as the Sales and Marketing Director. Natalie will continue to promote the Sabi Sabi brand throughout the UK & Ireland and part of her responsibility will be to maintain customer relationships and grow the sales of the luxury safari and boutique hotel brands within the portfolio.

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16 November 2018

Zara unveils it’s new Ngorongoro Safari lodge under the operators Tanzania Wildcamps chain of hotels.

ZaraTours Inc.

Offering magnificent views of timeless and abundant wilderness.  Here, guests are transported and immersed in a world of pure luxury and comfort. With a contemporary touch and classy victorian finishes, our guests are treated to a celebration of tranquility offering uninterrupted views across the craters landscape. It is easy to forget what the year and time is as the breathtaking elegance of the architecture blends perfectly with one of Africa’s most famous landscapes.

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15 November 2018

Painted Wolf Den is open

Painted Wolf Wines

Painted Wolf Wines is a family and friends wine company based in Paarl. Founded in 2007, the company has steadily grown and now sells wine in 16 countries. Winemaker, Jeremy Borg describes the Painted Wolf Wines journey: “We have been travelling on a wonderful wine adventure over the past 12 years. We set out to develop a wine company which would allow us to fulfil my personal ambition to be a wine maker with a joint goal of Emma and mine to sustainably fund conservation”

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15 November 2018

Isimba Dam, Uganda’s latest hydro electrical project on the River Nile, is complete and the flooding has begun

Adrift East Africa

Unfortunately, some of the sections of  the commercially operated Nile river will be affected, including many parts of the river where we enjoyed the rush of the of the turbulent waters as well as the beauty of the protected habitats and the communities that have long dwelled here.

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15 November 2018

A rare gift of music from internationally renowned Chinese violinist Zhang Zhang for the children at Esiteti Primary School

Elewana Afrika

The children at Esiteti Primary School had a delightful surprise when internationally renowned Chinese violinist Zhang Zhang performed during a visit to Elewana Tortilis Camp in Amboseli. Zhang Zhang is one of the chief soloists of the Monaco Philharmonic Orchestra, and is currently travelling the world on a charity inspired sabbatical sponsored by Prince Albert.

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14 November 2018

Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House: Embodying the Spirit of Rwanda

Singita

Sitting in a landscape that is vastly different to the grassy plains of the Serengeti or the dramatic rock formations of the Kruger National Park, Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House will offer an experience unlike any of Singita’s other destinations. The lodge will sit on 178-acres of land on the edge of Volcanoes National Park; where more than half of the world’s endangered mountain gorillas live in high-altitude dense cloud forests.

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14 November 2018

New Jenman Select Product That’s Sweet as Honey - The Grootbos Bee Experience

Jenman African Safaris

Jenman Select has created a new eco-friendly experience for travellers who are looking to be wowed by breathtaking natural beauty and get away from the hustle and bustle of busy urban life. This package is especially unique in that it allows guests to dabble in beekeeping, surrounded by fields of fynbos that flavour the honey they will be tasting at the amazing five-star eco-paradise, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve Garden Lodge. Guests can enjoy a range of nature activities, exquisite food that's locally grown, and absolute peace and stillness of the countryside on this 4-day trip that includes free transfer to and from Cape Town International Airport.

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14 November 2018

Meet Elewana’s youngest Head Guide

Elewana Afrika

It is such a delight when you meet someone that is so passionate about what they do and is so full of life. The energy and enthusiasm that radiates from this young guide that works at Elewana Kifaru House in Lewa Borana Wildlife Conservancy is infectious. His knowledge of the bush and the animals that live in the conservancy is astounding and he is all too excited about sharing it all with our guests.

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13 November 2018

Successful launch for Sierra Leone

Kamageo

Following a successful media launch at WTM, where all the attending journalists appeared to make a unanimous request to visit the destination as soon as possible, Kamageo has been rewarded with a on-going contract to market Sierra Leone in the UK.

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13 November 2018

Flatdogs Camp Extends its Support of Conservation and Community Projects

Flatdogs Camp

From 2019 Flatdogs Camp has increased the contribution we make to conservation and community projects by 50% (now $15 per bed night in high season). This will allow us to support the Zambian Carnivore Program in their important research. The Luangwa Conservation and Community Fund (LCCF) was set up by some safari operators as a voluntary contribution to local organisations to assist with the running costs of important projects. In 8 years Flatdogs Camp has raised around $220,000 which we have split between Conservation South Luangwa (www.cslzambia.org) and Project Luangwa (www.projectluangwa.org).

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13 November 2018

Desert and Delta Safaris Introduce Helicopter Trips in the Delta

Desert & Delta Safaris

We are excited to announce that a helicopter is now permanently based in the Camp Okavango and Xugana Island Lodge concession. Having a helicopter in camp means scenic flights will be more affordable for a memorable addition to your travellers safari in Botswana!

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12 November 2018

Africa Tourism Workshop launches with success

Kamageo

Kamageo hosted the inaugural Africa Tourism Workshop in Central London last week, providing African tourism boards and senior officials with insights into successful destination marketing within the UK. Nations represented included Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Uganda and Malawi. The workshop covered targeting, trade, PR, consumer marketing and data management as well as budgeting.

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12 November 2018

Tanzania’s biggest tourism players join forces to promote the Tanzanian road less travelled

Small World Marketing

Three of Tanzania’s biggest players joined forces to showcase the lesser known parks of the country. Asilia Africa, Nomad Tanzania & Selous Safari Company jointly hosted two agent training evenings where they brought to life the hidden gems of Southern & Western Tanzania.

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12 November 2018

Hideaways Zambezi Truth: On the Water and Ready to Transport Guests on a Bohemian Zambezi Voyage

Hideaways

Our two new dhows, Zambezi Tribe and Zambezi Origin have arrived in Vic Falls and are going through the final phase of their induction - undergoing their finishing touches, soft furnishing, romantic lighting, and other amenities, as well as a test run on the mighty Zambezi River! The dhows will escort guests on a romantic twilight journey along one of Africa's most famous rivers and are pulling out all the stops to make sure it is a truly magical experience.

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09 November 2018

Wilderness Safaris Introduces Exclusive Namibian Camping Safaris

Wilderness Safaris

As part of its fully-serviced Privately-Guided Journeys, Wilderness Safaris has introduced exclusive camping safaris in Namibia – perfectly suited for adventurous guests who want to get back to nature and explore vast and pristine wilderness areas with an expert guide – tailor-made to their exact requirements.

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09 November 2018

54 On Bath - Champagne Bar

Tsogo Sun

Tsogo Sun’s luxury Johannesburg hotel, 54 On Bath, launched its new champagne bar and garden by Maison Perrier-Jouët in November 2017, an enchanting space of crafted beauty inspired by the Maison’s delicate floral style. Against the backdrop of the Champagne Garden’s sweeping terrace and breath-taking views, guests will enjoy an exclusive selection of prestigious Perrier-Jouët Champagnes.True to Maison Perrier-Jouët’s philosophy of uniting art and nat…

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09 November 2018

African Bush Camps, announcing our new streamline website

African Bush Camps

Here, at African Bush Camps, the experience we offer is always at the forefront of all our endeavours. We go the extra mile to deliver superior, world-class service to our partners, suppliers and guests. Not only do we want to offer the best in wildlife experience, but we strive to bring that passion and excellence to the online user. We are proud to launch a new website that aligns with Beks Ndlovu’s dream of offering a holistic and authentic experience throughout everything we do. On our new online platform, we aim to bring Africa to you, with beautiful images, in-depth information and exceptional usability.

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08 November 2018

Walking in pursuit of wilderness

Nomad Tanzania - Camps

Nomad Tanzania is excited to introduce an unforgettable walk between Entamanu Ngorongoro and Serengeti Safari Camp as an alternative to a game drive transfer between the two camps. The walk will leave Entamanu Ngorongoro early in the morning, and take a downhill meander off the Crater rim towards the southern edge of the Serengeti plains, with views out over Olduvai Gorge and the Gol Mountains beyond as the sun lights the horizon.

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08 November 2018

Wild dogs vs hyenas, brought to you by Robin Pope Safaris

Robin Pope Safaris

You have probably heard the proverb "Two dogs fight for a bone, and a third runs away with it."  In this next Safari Diaries we see how it literally happens when a wild dog pack squabbles over the last remains of their kill before hyenas arrive…  Watch the battle unfold here: https://bit.ly/2D72b02  Subscribe to our channel and never miss your 60 seconds escape to Africa!

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08 November 2018

Kenya Airways launches daily flights to Mogadishu

Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways will expand its footprint to the Horn of Africa with the commencement of daily operations to Mogadishu, Somalia with effect from 15 November 2018. The airline will fly seven times weekly as it seeks to enhance intra-Africa air connectivity linking cities and facilitating movement of people and thereby enhancing social and economic ties between the countries.

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07 November 2018

On the weekend Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge celebrated its 10 year anniversary with much fanfare and festivities

Governors' Camp

On Saturday Romi and Dominic Grammaticas, co-founder and MD of Governors’ Camp Collection, were present as the SACOLA community unveiled their latest projects funded by revenue from Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge - 4 new houses built for widows of the Genocide and their families, 6 new school classrooms, and new water points making water available within a distance of a kilometre for up to 1000 people.

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07 November 2018

Going Live at Elewana Tarangire Treetops

Elewana Afrika

We are very excited to announce that we have set up a permanent camera overlooking the water hole at Elewana Tarangire Treetops, offering you a ‘window’ to check out what is happening any time, day or night, wherever you are in the world. If you are lucky, you may see a herd of elephants enjoying a refreshing drink at sunset or the elusive leopard late at night, watch the theatre of life come and go and get a glimpse of what you could be experiencing if you were actually there.

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06 November 2018

Kitich Forest Camp - A message from The Chelis

Kitich Camp

Many of you will have breathed sighs of relief when Liz and I sold our camps and our DMC, little did you know that we would be back .... Liz and I are now overseeing the management of that most special of places - KITICH FOREST CAMP - in the Mathews Mountain forest. You all know how passionate we are about this part of Kenya; we will soon be based on Loisaba Conservancy in our new home, and of course we will make Kitich, only 3 hours’ drive away, a great success. We added "Forest" to Kitich Camp’s name so that everyone is clear what Kitich is!

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06 November 2018

Udzungwa Forest Camp - Canoeing On the Kilombero

Wild Things Safaris

Udzungwa Forest Camp, situated in the Kilombero Valley offers canoe trips in the local dugout canoes on the Kilombero River down at Ifakara. There are many great birds, including the endemic Kilombero Weaver, White-tailed Cisticola and Kilombero Cisticola and with some luck, the African Skimmer. Excellent for birding enthusiasts!

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05 November 2018

Rufiji™ footwear made in Africa – the beginning of their adventures

The Safari Store

From leather combat boots for walking safaris to practical leather sandals to put your feet up in at the end of a long day, Rufiji™ shoes are as diverse as the places they will go and the people who will wear them. This range of footwear also does a lot of good for communities and conservation in Africa.

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05 November 2018

It’s a boy! Saruni Rhino welcomes a new baby

Saruni

On the 7th October 2018, the total count of rhino in the Rhino Sanctuary in Sera Conservancy (Northern Kenya), home to Saruni Rhino lodge, became 15 when it welcomed a new male calf. This confirms Sera Conservancy’s success as a unique conservation project in Kenya. Born to ‘Nairrenyu’ (Sala), the young male has been named by the community as ‘Ltupunywa’ which means ‘born when we weren’t expecting to give birth that month’ in the Maa language. Translated in English – ‘Surprise!’.

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05 November 2018

Elewana Collection has updated its website to a new secure site

Elewana Afrika

We would like to announce that our website has been updated to a new secure site, with a few improvements that give it a fresh crisp look . Take a look on either desktop or mobile. We hope you enjoy it. We are now live at https://elewanacollection.com/

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02 November 2018

Elewana Collection website offline for maintenance

Elewana Afrika

We would like to notify our Friends & Partners that our website will be offline from Saturday 3rd of November for 24-48 hours. We hope to be back online latest by Monday 5th November.

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02 November 2018

Island Continent Tours Madagascar Invite WTM London 18 - AF 635

Island Continent Tours Madagascar

All of us are on our way to WTM London from Monday 5th to Wednesday 7th. Should you have spare time, come and meet Hely and Franz at Madagascar Stand AF 635.

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02 November 2018

Sabi River Sun

Tsogo Sun

It’s idyllic setting is what makes Sabi River Sun so popular amongst local and international travelers and, having undergone considerable changes in the past two years, it is now more recreative than ever. Particularly on the golf course, where guests can now enjoy the newly renovated Golf Bar & Pro Shop with extended fire pit and pub. “It’s the perfect spot to enjoy a sundowner”

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02 November 2018

A community-based Conservation Music production in Zimbabwe with African Bush Camps

African Bush Camps

The month of September was a unique and exciting one for the communities in the Dete area, on the border of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. Conservation Music, an organization dedicated to environmental music production workshops stayed at Mambanje Primary School to learn and co-produce a song and music video about the community based conservation challenges, ethos and efforts in the area.

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01 November 2018

Guests at Elewana Tortilis Camp love Seedballing

Elewana Afrika

Guests staying at our property in Amboseli, Elewana Tortilis Camp have been buying packets of Seedballs. So far this year it is estimated that approximately 8,325 seed balls have been purchased With an expected 63% growth success rate, this could equate to over 5000 potential new acacia shoots in the Kitirua Conservancy, which should be visible within the next few months. The General Managers had set a target to distribute 10,000 seed balls this year and it looks as though they will reach that easily.

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01 November 2018

New 2019 Tours From Acacia Africa

Acacia Adventure Holidays

Acacia Africa will launch seven new tours in 2019, the itineraries spanning the tour operator’s, Short Safaris & Treks, City Breaks & Short Stays and Camping and Accommodated Overland collections. Embracing the trend for solo travel, the operator is introducing four overland itineraries, Acacia’s camping options requiring no single supplement.

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01 November 2018

Atua Enkop Africa New Appointment Update

Atua Enkop Africa

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Kennedy Ayoti as Group General Manager for Atua Enkop Africa Ltd with effect from the 3rd Sept 2018. The Atua Enkop Africa collection of camps include Elephant Bedroom Camp, Mara Ngenche Safari Camp, Tipilikwani Mara Camp and Mbweha Camp.

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