Member News

30 April 2018

One Nature Returns to We Are Africa 2018

One Nature Hotels and Resorts

One Nature Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce that we will be returning to We Are Africa for the second year in a row.

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30 April 2018

Kids For Conservation

The Safari Collection

At The Safari Collection, we believe that children are the future guardians of our planet. Kenya’s kids will one day be entrusted with the protection and preservation of the country’s wilderness areas and its wondrous wildlife.

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27 April 2018

Appointment – Chief Executive Officer – Designate

Safarilink Aviation

On behalf of the Board, I would like to announce that John Buckley will be retiring as Managing Director at the end of 2018.

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27 April 2018

New promotional video for Siringit Villa, Arusha

Intimate Places

We are pleased to announce that the new promotional video for Siringit Villa has been released and can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

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26 April 2018

Springbok Atlas Tours & Safaris at Africa's Travel Indaba 2018

Springbok Atlas Tours & Safaris

Springbok Atlas Tours & Safaris is inspiring experiential journeys to the shores of Southern Africa in 2018 and meeting up with valued partners in travel trade shows around the globe.

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26 April 2018

Campbell-Bell Communications to Represent Ndutu Safari Lodge

From 1st March 2018 Campbell-Bell Communications is delighted to announce it will be representing Ndutu Safari Lodge, Tanzania.

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26 April 2018

Elewana AfroChic Diani has another turtle nest in our hatchery!

Elewana Afrika

Elewana AfroChic is excited to announce another nest has appeared in our hatchery. Recently the team was excited to discover new Turtle trails coming up from the sea leading onto our beach area.

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26 April 2018

Uganda Educational with Pinnacle Africa

Pinnacle Africa Safaris

Join us this November in Uganda for an educational to the mesmerising Murchison Falls Park, Queen Elizabeth Park and the award winning Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for the world famous mountain gorillas.

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25 April 2018

"The Great Rift Valley Trek & Walking in the Footsteps of Mankind: new glamping treks in Tanzania for 2019"

Lake Natron Camp, Ngare Sero

After 5 years of product development the Lake Natron team is excited to announce 2 new glamping treks featuring new camps in Tanzania. The new, uprated camps are being protyped now for release in January 2019.

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25 April 2018

Severin Sea Lodge/Severin Safari Camp on Tour 2018/2019

Severin Travel

• Outgoing Poland Roadshow, 28. May 2018 in Gdansk/29. May 2018 Lodz • ASA Goes Africa Travel Market, 16. & 17. June 2018 in Johannesburg • Experience Africa Exhibition, 25. - 27. June 2018 in London • ITB 2019, 06. - 10. March 2019 in Berlin

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24 April 2018

The Safari & Conservation Company introduce the '1 + 1 = 2 Protect' Scheme

The Safari and Conservation Company

The Safari & Conservation Company includes guests in their commitment to conservation in East Africa through their new ‘1+1 = 2 Protect’ Scheme

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23 April 2018

Fiona Jeffery OBE from Atta, Just a Drop and WTTC will be attending We are Africa from 14-17 May. If you want to contact her for a meeting please email fiona@fionajeffery.com

Just a Drop

Fiona Jeffery OBE from Atta, Just a Drop and WTTC will be attending We are Africa from 14-17 May. If you want to contact her for a meeting please email fiona@fionajeffery.com

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23 April 2018

Pinnacle Africa now managing Buffalo Lodge, Uganda

Pinnacle Africa Safaris

Buffalo Safari Lodge in the western reaches of Queen Elizabeth Park has undergone a full revamp under Pinnacle Africa and taking over the lodge management from August 2017.

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23 April 2018

The Baobab Villa at Bumi Hills

African Bush Camps

The Baobab Villa at Bumi Hills, where authentic safaris meet laid-back luxury, is the perfect safari pit-stop for the whole family. Bring your family to Bumi Hills to reconnect and recharge along the ‘African Riviera’. Baobab Villa (formerly Kingfisher Cottage) is a private, exclusive-use, 2-bedroomed villa with its own private lounge, dining and decking areas that create a blissful family escape on the shores of Lake Kariba.

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23 April 2018

Bushtops Camps at We Are Africa

The Bushtops Camp Collection

Bushtops Camps, represented by Andy & Claudia Stuart, will be at We Are Africa. If you are attending and haven't been matched up and would like to meet,  please make contact with Claudia to arrange for an appointment before or after the show or during one of the breaks. claudia.stuart@bushtopscamps.com

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23 April 2018

Bumi Hills Safari Lodge: New Lodge, New Imagery

African Bush Camps

We are thrilled to share the latest images of our brand new Bumi Hills Safari Lodge.

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20 April 2018

Atta Marketing & Communication Manager

Atta

An opportunity has arisen to join the team at Atta HQ taking responsibility for all marketing and communication activities for our growing membership base.

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20 April 2018

Somalisa Expeditions

African Bush Camps

Somalisa Expeditions, one of the newest camps in the African Bush Camps portfolio, was opened in April 2017.

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20 April 2018

Airlink launches direct flights between Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth

Airlink

Effective 6 May 2018, Airlink will launch direct flights between Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth. The new service will be served by one of Airlink’s recently acquired 74 seat Embraer E170 aircraft.

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19 April 2018

Uganda Tourism partners with Kamageo

Kamageo

Kamageo has been tasked with continuing its great work for Uganda, via a new contract with Uganda Tourism Board. Two years into a first-ever multi-discipline marketing campaign to increase UK visitor numbers to the destination, Kamageo's marketing plans - which focus upon educating and enthusing the UK's travel trade - will be maintained, especially given the results achieved to date.

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19 April 2018

Intimate Places Tanzania - Attendance at forthcoming travel shows

Intimate Places

We are pleased to inform you that Mia Lawson will be representing Intimate Places Tanzania at the following upcoming travel shows:

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19 April 2018

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy moves giants

Elewana Afrika

Mid-March Lewa Wildlife Conservancy with the support of Kenya Wildlife Service and Save the Elephants, translocated nine elephants from Lewa to Tsavo. The reason behind this move was to address the human-wildlife conflict and by moving individual elephants that are associated with conflict cases, reduces future encounters.

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19 April 2018

Meet Shafiul "Shaf" Syed Coastal Aviation's Managing Director - Accountable Manager

Coastal Aviation

Early in March, Shafiul (“Shaf”) Syed assumed office as the Managing Director-Accountable Manager for Coastal Aviation. Shaf brings 27 years of aviation experience and 3 years offshore senior management experience to the organisation.Before joining Coastal Aviation, Shaf has led major brand organisations through tough business and culture change, with his inspired & passionate leadership and commitment to safety, strategy and the customer as key success factors.Shaf started his …

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18 April 2018

Soft launch: HESC's brand new Greater Kruger Information Centre.

Camp Jabulani

With a vision to become the most comprehensive information hub in the Lowveld (Greater Kruger Area) region, we're thrilled to announce that we hosted a soft launch of the new Greater Kruger Information Centre in March. The formal launch will happen hopefully in August 2018. We invite and welcome all to learn more about nature, conservation, activities and accommodation within the area.

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18 April 2018

    Coastal’s Renowned Junior Pilot’s Cadet Program

Coastal Aviation

The Coastal Junior Pilot Cadet Program first began on 09th September 2011 in the city of Dar- Es-Salaam and is currently managed by Captain Maynard Mkumbwa, Coastal’s Director of Flight Operations.

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18 April 2018

Ole Serai Luxury Camps – By Wellworth Hospitality, will be opening its new camp at Kogatende – Northern Serengeti in end of June 2018. Book NOW for stay from 1st July 2018 onwards!!!

Wellworth Hotels & Lodges

As we (Wellworth Hospitality) continue to make progress on our Luxury Collection Lodges & Camps in Northern Circuit in Tanzania, we are excited to share the latest news with you. Construction is in Full Swing at the Ole Serai – Kogatende, as we approach our opening dates during the end of June 2018.

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17 April 2018

Bradt Travel Guides Big Cat Festival London 20th May

Bradt Travel Guides

Bradt Travel Guides will be hosting a Big Cat Festival at the Royal Geographical Society, Kensington, London on Sunday 20th May. Speakers include Jonathan Scott (presenter of BBC's Big Cat Diary), HRH Princess Michael of Kent (Royal Patron, the Cheetah Conservation Fund), Gavin Boyland (Series Producer, BBC Natural HIstory Unit) and John Rendall (Author, Christian the Lion). Confirmed sponsors include Exodus Travel, Swarovski Optik, Cheetah Conservation Fund and Kenya Airways.

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17 April 2018

Introducing Joaquina Mamuya as our new Sales Head – Dar es Salaam & Zanzibar

Wellworth Hotels & Lodges

Wellworth Hospitality is pleased to introduce our new Sales Head – Dar es Salaam & Zanzibar, Joaquina Mamuya. She joined the Wellworth Hospitality Sales Team on April 12, 2018.

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17 April 2018

New rate structure for the exclusive-use Tanda Tula Field Camp

Classic Portfolio

Excellent news for families or friends wanting authenticity and an exceptional experience where you are immersed in pure wilderness: Tanda Tula Field Camp announces a per-person rate structure while keeping the exclusivity of the camp.

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17 April 2018

Selati Camp - Captured in Time

Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve

The history of the Sabi Sand Reserve (known as the Sabi Sand Wildtuin) is a long and interesting one. Collectively established in 1948 by a group of visionary conservationists, they realised that a unique opportunity existed to preserve and protect some of South Africa’s natural resources for future generations.

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16 April 2018

Get out of the Safari Car!

Lake Natron Camp, Ngare Sero

New trekking routes and remote fly camps will be the order of the day at Indaba this year. Meet chief adventurer Ake Lindstrom at the Atta stand to find out about our 2019 trekking programs between our Empakai, Leonotis, Natron and Sanjan camps as well a whole host of adventure options that you can tailor for your guests. Contact Sorcha@summits-africa.com to book an appointment.

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16 April 2018

Elewana Kifaru House showcased

Elewana Afrika

We are happy to announce that Elewana Kifaru House is now showcased on our website.

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16 April 2018

Uncharted Africa now managing Mapula Lodge, Botswana

Natural Selection

Mapula Lodge in the northern reaches of the Okavango Delta has undergone a full revamp with Uncharted Africa taking over the lodge management from April 2018.

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16 April 2018

Mwiba's new fly-camping experience

Classic Portfolio

Mwiba in Tanzania has just become more fly... New and immediately available for guests staying at Mwiba Lodge is the option of a night under star-studded skies in a truly luxurious fly-camp. Set-up on the escarpment of the Rift Valley, overlooking Lake Eyasi, this is an unforgettable African experience.

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13 April 2018

Would you like to meet our sales team in Cape Town?

Coastal Aviation

Dear Partners, Would you like to meet our sales team in Cape Town?

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13 April 2018

Business intelligence app for ResRequest customers

ResRequest

Your business collects millions of rows of data – whilst you are expertly tucking your guests into bed for a good night's sleep. Imagine viewing and manipulating that data to compare year on year trends and strategically plan with past sales behaviour.

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13 April 2018

Akilanga's 13th legendary party

Akilanga DMC & Events

Come and join us on Wednesday 9th of May in Durban

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13 April 2018

Saruni Saplings - Tree Planting Initiative

Saruni

In a community outreach program, Saruni Mara has embarked on a tree planting and forestry education initiative in a bid to educate our next generation conservationists on the importance of trees and encourage communities to understand their vital role in the preservation of nature.

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12 April 2018

New Kananga tented camp in Kogatende

Kananga

Kananga is pleased to announce the addition of our third tented camp to our portfolio: Kananga Special Tented Camp - Kogatende, located in a remote area of the Northern Serengeti wilderness zone of Kogatende, just 800 metres from the Mara River and 5km away from the Kenyan border.

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12 April 2018

Kananga will be presenting its new tented camp at WTM Cape Town

Kananga

Kananga will be exhibiting at WTM Cape Town (stand nºH02) next week where we will be announcing the addition of our third tented camp to our portfolio: Kananga Special Tented Camp - Kogatende, located in a remote area of the Northern Serengeti wilderness zone of Kogatende, just 800 metres from the Mara River and 5km away from the Kenyan border.

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12 April 2018

Sparkling clean beach at Elewana Kilindi Zanzibar

Elewana Afrika

Recently the team at Elewana Kilindi Zanzibar come together from various departments to support the Elewana commitment to a greener environment. Everyone arrived at the beach house to commence the activity, a huge team effort to reduce waste in the oceans by cleaning the beaches on a regular basis.

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12 April 2018

A New Fitness Room and Pool Deck for Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

A fitness room will be built at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge and its pool deck will be replaced, as hospitality group Africa Albida Tourism continues to enhance its offerings as Zimbabwe’s top resort town enjoys a tourism boom.

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11 April 2018

Major UK Safari industry research data made available

Kamageo

For the first time, Kamageo is making the findings of the annual MARIFA report available to tourism boards who are not existing Kamageo clients. Now in its third year, MARIFA (the swahili word for knowledge) is a comprehensive 360-degree study of the UK Africa travel market, providing a 'moment-in-time' usage and attitude study of all key sub-Saharan destinations within Africa.

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11 April 2018

ResRequest at ZATEX

ResRequest

ResRequest will be attending the Zambia Travel Expo in Lusaka and we'd love to meet with you, so please book a time to connect at the show.

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11 April 2018

NEW Safari Suite at Ulusaba Private Game Reserve

Virgin Limited Edition

Virgin Limited Edition is delighted to announce that Ulusaba Private Game Reserve will be welcoming guests to a brand new Safari Suite from June 2018, following a period of refurbishment.

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10 April 2018

Elewana Collection at Indaba and We Are Africa

Elewana Afrika

James Haigh from Elewana Collection will be at Indaba (8 - 10 May) and We Are Africa (14 - 17 May) 2018. At Indaba you will find us at the Atta stand number ICCF21 & ICCF37.

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10 April 2018

JOYCO’ Representative agency at Indaba 2018

JoyCo'

Gioja Tresoldi, JoyCo’ founder and Managing Director, and Silvia Testoni, Communication Manager, will be present at the coming Indaba to meet new products and destinations interested in enlarging their visibility and sales in Europe.

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10 April 2018

Lupita island, lake Tanganyika

Firelight Safaris Tanzania

Direct Flights to Lupita Island, on south-west lake Tankanyika from Arusha and Serengeti return. Every Monday and Friday. For the months of July, August, September, October 2018. Very competitive prices. Contact info@firelightsafaristanzania.com for more details.

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10 April 2018

Mashado Airstrip in Pangani, Tanzania changed to Kwajoni

Coastal Aviation

We would like to inform you that the Mashado Airstrip will be closed to all traffic, effective immediately. All Pangani traffic will be redirected to the Kwajoni Airstrip, only a few kilometers away, and actually closer to most lodges.

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10 April 2018

1 Year of The Camp Jabulani Elephant Experience

Camp Jabulani

On the 1st of April, we celebrated the most profoundly significant change in our history as we moved away from elephant-back safaris, to a more interactive experience a year ago.

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09 April 2018

Carla Piazza of ITS SUDAN Pty Ltd will be exhibiting at Indaba

The Italian Tourism Co

Carla Piazza of ITS SUDAN Pty Ltd will be exhibiting at Indaba Durban in the Atta stand ICCF37,ICCF21 - Pls contact her on international@italtoursudan.com to fix an appointment and discuss the unique destination North Sudan. Did you know that there are more pyramids in Sudan than in Egypt?

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09 April 2018

ResRequest at INDABA and WTM

ResRequest

ResRequest will be in Cape Town for WTM Africa from 18-20 April, and then catch us in Durban for Indaba from 8-10 May. We'd love to meet up with you at either location.

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09 April 2018

Serena Beach Resort and Spa;Architectural, Cultural and Conservation Tours

Serena Hotels

http://lifeinmombasa.com/serena-beach-resort-spa-architectural-cultural-conservation-tour/

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09 April 2018

AccorHotels Signs Strategic Agreement with Mantis Group

Mantis Collection

On Thursday, 4th April AccorHotels and the Mantis Group held a press event in Port Elizabeth, South Africa to announce a strategic partnership. Mantis is South Africa-based collection of award-winning, privately owned, managed and branded properties and lodges located around the world, across all seven continents.

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09 April 2018

Manyeleti: The place of stars

Africa Geographic

Our CEO's experience of magnificent Manyeleti – a community-owned private game reserve forming part of the Greater Kruger National Park.

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08 April 2018

Borana will be exhibiting at We Are Africa 2018

Borana

Borana will be at We Are Africa 2018.We will be showcasing a new range of conservation based activities and itineraries out of Borana Lodge as well as introducing Lengishu Borana, a new and exclusive property on Borana Conservancy. Lengishu Borana sleeps twelve and will be opening in 2019.Please do get in touch for more details - eloise@borana.co.ke

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08 April 2018

Shenton Safaris' 2019 Rates launching on 9 April 2018

Shenton Safaris

Many of our valued agents are on Atta and we wanted to reach out to them to advise that as of the 9 April 2018 no further bookings will be taken for 2019 with 2018 rates.

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06 April 2018

Hideaways and Grow Africa Change Zimbabwean Schoolgirls’ Lives and Help Them to Shine!

Hideaways

In 2017 Hideaways and Grow Africa started Project Penya. One out of ten teenage girls throughout Africa’s most rural regions misses a considerable amount of school each year, as much as 25 % annually, due to the humiliation and stigma related to menstruation simply because they do not have access to or cannot afford basics such as sanitary pads.

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06 April 2018

Controvento in Deauville

Controvento Tourism Representations

From the 19th up to the 23rd of March, Controvento Tourism Representations attended "The Essence of Luxury Travel" Convention organized by Traveller-Made in Deauville (France).

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05 April 2018

Wild Frontiers at Indaba and We Are Africa 2018

Wild Frontiers

Wild Frontiers will be at Indaba (8 - 10 May) and We Are Africa (14 - 17 May) 2018. You can find us at Indaba at stand DEC2A05. We will also be available at We Are Africa by personal appointment. For more information contact reservations@wildfrontiers.com. Looking forward to seeing you there.

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04 April 2018

Morukuru Family at INDABA and We Are Africa

Morukuru Family

FFor the latest information on the new 5-bedroom Morukuru Beach Lodge in the De Hoop Nature Reserve please visit Morukuru Family at the Atta stand during Indaba in Durban, or set up a meeting during We Are Africa in Cape Town.

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03 April 2018

Jenman African Safaris Upskills and Develops Guides At Annual Training

Jenman African Safaris

We are proud to work with some of the best guides in the industry. In order to keep them (and us) at the top of the game, staff development is very important at Jenman African Safaris. Training has many benefits for staff.

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03 April 2018

Almanara Luxury Resort Welcomes New Executive Chef

Campbell- Bell Communications

Almanara luxury resort in Diani has long been famed for its high quality cuisine as part of their five star villa and boutique hotel experience. Over recent years their restaurant Sails, which overlooks the quieter Galu end of the white sands of Diani Beach, has grown a reputation both with local Kenyans and international clientele as one of the leading restaurants on the Kenya coast.

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03 April 2018

The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille release new Laikipia video

The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille

In under three minutes, you can see exactly what Ol Lentille offer in Northern Kenya’s stunning Laikipia.

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03 April 2018

Angama Mara's New Signature Video

Angama Mara

Hot off the cutting room floor is Angama Mara's beautiful new signature video, highlighting the gentle days at Angama Mara, as well as the tailor-made adventures in Kenya's extraordinary Mara Triangle.

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03 April 2018

It's Finally Here. Step into Leopard Hill

Basecamp Explorer Kenya

Leopard Hill offers a unique location in the heart of Mara Naboisho Conservancy for you to experience the magic of the Kenyan savannah. Situated next to a series of watering holes where the wildlife flock to drink, the camp offers you a chance to observe the wildlife from a prime spot.

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02 April 2018

Jenman African Safaris Upskills and Develops Guides At Annual Training

Jenman African Safaris

We are proud to work with some of the best guides in the industry. In order to keep them (and us) at the top of the game, staff development is very important at Jenman African Safaris. Training has many benefits for staff. They acquire new skills, increase their contribution to the business and build on their self-esteem. Regular training develops the skills of employees and ensures they are at the forefront of the industry as well as feeling valued and invested in. We arrange an annual guide t…

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02 April 2018

Lemala Camps, Lodges and Villas introduces their newest addition - Lemala Nanyukie, Serengeti

Lemala Camps and Lodges

Lemala Camps, Lodges and Villas are excited to announce their new addition to their luxury safari portfolio in the fabulous Serengeti National Park in Tanzania’s famed Northern Circuit. Opening October 1st 2018, Lemala Nanyukie will match the same outstanding standards of comfort and service as the other properties in Lemala’s collection, which includes the Serengeti’s Lemala Kuria Hills Lodge and Lemala Mpingo Ridge opening 1st July in Tarangire. Meaning &lsquo…

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