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28 March 2018

Intimate Places New promotional video

Intimate Places

During the course of 2018, we will be shooting promotional videos for all the properties in the Intimate Places portfolio.

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28 March 2018

Join Extraordinary at Indaba Africa

Extraordinary

Extraordinary will be showcasing a distinctive collection of luxury lodges and hotels in Southern Africa at Indaba DurbanExtraordinary presents a distinctive collection of luxury lodges and hotels in Southern Africa. This solution to hospitality management offers a range of services including Management, Sales, Marketing and Reservations for small hospitality groups and individually owned properties. With offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town and India, Extraordinary boasts an impressive client ba…

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28 March 2018

Victoria Falls Safari Club Ushers in New Era with Two Key Appointments

Dionne Mutsonziwa has been appointed Victoria Falls Safari Club manager, while Mark Rimmer has been engaged as a consultant chef to open its new kitchen and restaurant.

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27 March 2018

Makanyi Game Lodge - Online Availability now LIVE!

Makanyi Private Game Lodge

We’re delighted to let you know that we’ve now upgraded our booking system and are able to offer you the opportunity to view our availability online…with immediate effect!

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26 March 2018

Explore Asilia's Southern Tanzania in Virtual Reality

Asilia Africa

Asilia Africa is proud to announce the introduction of virtual reality videos of their experiences in southern Tanzania.

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26 March 2018

Ethiopia: The living churches of an ancient kingdom

Africa Geographic

A visual exploration of Ethiopia's extraordinary Christian heritage.

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23 March 2018

Elewana AfroChic Diani turtle hatchery for 2018

Elewana Afrika

The first nest in our turtle hatchery for 2018 was placed on 10th February with over a hundred eggs in the beach. We're hoping they'll hatch in approximately two months, although this does depend on the weather.

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22 March 2018

News from African Territories

New African Territories

Alex Walker's Serian, welcomes Photographer in Residence, Mike Dexter, from 17-26th July, and 13-30th September 2018. Assisting Serian’s guests to get the most out of their safari photographs.

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22 March 2018

Kampala Serena's New Bar Boasts East Africa's Longest List of Bubbles

Ethos Marketing

The Kampala Serena Hotel in Uganda has unveiled The Pearl of Africa Restaurant’s new Champagne Bar which is the first and largest champagne bar in the country!

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21 March 2018

TSOGO SUN attends DerTouristik road show in Austria

Controvento Tourism Representations

From the 12th till the 16th of March 2018, Ferruccio Tirone - Sales Manager Europe - from TSOGO SUN joined DerTouristik in Austria to attend a series of workshops which the Tour Operator organized in Austria.

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21 March 2018

Nosy-Be, Madagascar, Joins the Ever-Expanding Ethiopian Global Network

Ethiopian is set to start a thrice weekly service to Nosy-Be, Madagascar as of March 27, 2018.

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21 March 2018

Collaring Lions for Coexistence in Loisaba Conservancy

Elewana Afrika

Elewana Loisaba Tented Camp continues to support great initiatives in the area. All profits generated by tourism activities at Loisaba are dedicated to the conservation of the private wilderness area, in addition to supporting the community. The latest being Lion Landscapes, where Lion collars were deployed earlier this month.

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20 March 2018

Guillermo Swartland Pinotage 2014 launch

Painted Wolf Wines

Painted Wolf Wine’s delicious Guillermo Pinotage 2013 is almost sold out. The winery will be launching its Guillermo Pinotage 2014 at Prowein 2018 which takes place in Dusseldorf from 18-20 March 2018. Painted Wolf Wines will be exhibiting as part of the Wines of South Africa Pavilion.

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20 March 2018

Taasa closed for major refurbishment

Intimate Places

We are delighted to announce that TAASA Lodge will be undergoing a half a million Dollar refurbishment in time for the coming season.

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20 March 2018

Magical Maasai Mara

Africa Geographic

An exploration of the magnificent Maasai Mara, Kenya.

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19 March 2018

Travel with Purpose with Wilderness Safaris – Great Apes and Rainforests

Wilderness Safaris

In celebration of its 35th year of changing lives, Wilderness Safaris introduced 12 ‘Travel with Purpose’ itineraries to take place over the next year on 15 January 2018. The first of these is the exclusive, six-night Great Apes and Rainforests itinerary which will take place from 6 – 12 May 2018, placing a maximum number of six guests at the coalface of conservation and community engagements in both Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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19 March 2018

Borana Lodge guests takes part in Rhino ear notching and Elephant translocation

Borana

It has been a busy couple of months on the Lewa-Borana Landscape. In early February 20 rhino were darted in order to be ear notched and to have trackers implanted in their horns. Guests of Borana Lodge were invited along to take part in the activity, giving them an incredible opportunity to witness conservation in action.

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19 March 2018

Safari Roadshow video captures the successful series of events

Kamageo

Capturing the very essence of Safari Roadshow (featuring exhibitors from Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia), Kamageo has produced a short video. Featuring feedback from exhibitors as well as UK buyers, the 3-minute film illustrates the benefits of attending the week-long event.

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16 March 2018

Glimpse into the unparalleled luxury and intimacy in the new Little Bush Camp video

Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve

Little Bush Camp – perfect, quiet, secluded.  The smallest lodge in the Sabi Sabi collection, this gem is an idyllic hideaway with just 6 luxury suites and embodies the various cultures of the African continent.  Nature is seamlessly integrated into the décor and design, with the illusion of the outdoors being part of the indoors.  Each suite features an exclusive private deck and allows you the option of soaking in the soothing waters of your jacuzzi or lazing on th…

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16 March 2018

Nomad Trust Update

Nomad Tanzania - Camps

We are so thrilled to have linked up with The Plaster House in Arusha which provides medical care for children suffering from a variety of disabilities and diseases in Tanzania's most remote regions. Just a few weeks ago we started our outreach program with this fantastic organisation with a couple of children from Katumbi village, near Greystoke Mahale. Hussein and Mahamud are the first children to undergo surgery to treat some serious burn injuries as part of our Nomad Trus…

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15 March 2018

Mantis Collection Absorbs 2018 VAT Increase

Mantis Collection

South African Value Added Tax will increase by 1% on 01 April 2018. This 1 percentage point increases the VAT to 15% and will come into effect on 01 April 2018.

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15 March 2018

Women’s Challenge Expedition

Orbis Expeditions

Orbis Expeditions are running their first ever Women’s only challenge programme this year. Challenge your perceptions of travel and join our 9 day expedition to head behind the scenes in Malawi.

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14 March 2018

Khwai: Making Memories

Africa Geographic

A group of friends discover more about each other (and themselves) on an amazing safari in Khwai, Botswana.

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14 March 2018

New places to explore from Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro

Elewana Afrika

There are so many incredible places to visit while staying at Elewana The Manor, one being a visit to the Ngorongoro Crater forest to see the extraordinary Elephant Caves and picturesque waterfalls.

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14 March 2018

New calves at Giraffe Manor

The Safari Collection

The number of giraffes across the continent has fallen by 40% in the last three decades. The Rothschild’s giraffes found in Kenya are particularly endangered with their populations having dropped by 80-90%. Our beautiful and charismatic giants here at the Manor are, sadly, much more endangered than elephants, rhinos and lions.

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13 March 2018

Campi ya Kanzi New Website and Agent Availability!

Campi ya Kanzi

We have a brand New Website and we want to officially share it with all of you! Besides the stunning new galleries & easy navigation, we are introducing our New Agent Login with Online Availability.

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13 March 2018

Auric Air Services Limited announces that it will go ahead with the renewal process of its current Gold status on the BARs audit.

Auric Air Services

Auric Air Services Limited announces that it will go ahead with the renewal process of its current Gold status on the BARs audit. This echoes Auric Air’s commitment to invest on internationally recognized audits to ensure operational processes remain in line with or exceed standard and recommended practices.

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13 March 2018

Elephant’s Eye, Hwange New Lodge Manager Identifies Most Strongly with an African Eagle

Hideaways

Most of us have learned in life that good things don’t last forever, but when something comes to an end a new chapter begins. This month, we are bidding farewell to Blessed Chalibamba, who has not only been managing our eco-lodge Elephant’s Eye, Hwange for the past 4 years but has literally built it to what it is today. (He was on site when every single screw was put into the decking and the big Gum poles sunk into the ground).

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12 March 2018

Ethiopian Airlines Announce 3 x Weekly Additional Flights to/from London Heathrow during summer 2018

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce the launch of additional flights to and from London Heathrow during the period 2nd June through 27th October 2018. This brings the total number of ET flights out of LHR to 10 a week during this period. All flights will operate with the new Airbus A350 with capacity of 313 in economy and 30 business class lie flat seats.

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12 March 2018

Wilderness Safaris and Olympus Join Forces for Conservation Education

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris and Olympus have joined forces to use their high-end services and combined passion for wildlife photography to ensure the ongoing conservation of Africa’s remote wilderness areas whilst contributing to the empowerment of local people through conservation education.The two main elements of the partnership will focus on enhancing photographic skills for interested guests and guides in all regions where Wilderness Safaris operates, and to make a positive impact to social d…

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12 March 2018

Elewana Lewa Safari Camp Guests witness Rhino Notching first hand

Elewana Afrika

Early February, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy & Kenya Wildlife Service teamed up for a rhino notching exercise. The aim being to provide each Rhino with an identity by creating a unique notch pattern on the ears, which will enable rangers to identify individual animals during their anti-poaching patrols, determine when an animal goes missing, and also ensure that accurate and consistent data is recorded for each rhino.

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09 March 2018

Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge co-hosts ITB Reception evening

Elewana Afrika

On the 22nd February 2018 Elewana Collection was honoured to co-host the event for the second consecutive year in celebration of the Tanzanian delegation that travelled to represent the country at the International Tourism Fair in Berlin to take place from the 7 – 12 March 2018.

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09 March 2018

Sarova Hotels grows its portfolio as it takes up management of a luxury boutique lodge in the Mara

Sarova Hotels

Sarova Hotels has signed a management contract with the McCarthy Family to manage the luxury boutique lodge, Spirit of the Masai Mara, located within the Siana Conservancy, in Masai Mara Game Reserve with 10 spacious, air-conditioned luxury suites built on solid stone structures, which uniquely blend traditional materials with a contemporary design.

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08 March 2018

Livingstone Island Now Taking 24 People Per Slot

Tongabezi Lodge

Perched on the very edge of Victoria Falls, Livingstone Island is a truly unique and unforgettable experience. As of January 2018, it is also available to 24 people per slot rather than the previous limit of 16.

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08 March 2018

Elewana Collection Guides the way

Elewana Afrika

Elewana Collection is investing heavily in Guide training to ensure we have the best guides in Africa. We train our current guides on a regular basis to ensure they are at the top of their field, in our continued efforts to make sure guests have a superior experience when they stay at an Elewana property.

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08 March 2018

Safarilink Appoints A New Chairman

Safarilink Aviation

Safarilink Aviation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mbuvi Ngunze as the new non-executive Chairman of the company with effect from March 2018. Mr. Ngunze succeeds the outgoing Chairman Captain Aslam Khan of ALS Ltd, who has served in the same capacity since the Company started in 2004. Captain Khan was highly instrumental in the growth and expansion of Safarilink over his tenure over the past 14 years and will be missed.

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06 March 2018

The Mighty Zambezi: More than a River

Africa Geographic

Africa Geographic's CEO explains exactly why the Zambezi River is so special.

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06 March 2018

New images for Siringit Serengeti Camp, Seronera

Intimate Places

We are delighted to announce that new images for Siringit Serengeti Camp are now ready and have been uploaded to our Google Drive account. They can be accessed by clicking on the following link:

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06 March 2018

Tanzania Educational with Wild Frontiers

Wild Frontiers

Join us this April in Tanzania for an educational to Tarangire, Ngorongoro and the Serengeti. We’ll be visiting Serengeti Wilderness Camp as well as a range of other properties, ranging from mid-range to 5-star exclusive options. You will also explore the best of Tanzania and its National Parks so that you can return home with all the knowledge you need to confidently sell a Tanzanian safari.

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