Member News

31 May 2018

Kenya Airways to increase flight frequencies across Africa and Europe

Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways has announced additional 26 weekly frequencies between its hub at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) and destinations across Africa and Europe for the 2018 summer season, compared to the winter season schedule.

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31 May 2018

New Jenman Select Product: Best of Hwange

Jenman African Safaris

Jenman African Safaris has a new tour that is part of their exclusive new product range, Jenman Select. The Best of Hwange Safari is the perfect opportunity to discover the richness of Hwange National Park, one of Africa’s best-kept secrets.

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31 May 2018

Coming Soon: An Exclusive Bohemian Experience From Hideaways

Hideaways

Hideaways is adding an exclusive new experience on the Zambezi River. Zambezi Truth involves two romantic East African style dhows that will escort guests on a Bohemian dream drifting along the Zambezi River at sunset & sunrise. Guests will be treated to cocktails and canapes aboard a luxurious traditional boat decked out with soft colourful cushions and sparkling lanterns.

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30 May 2018

Schedule Review - Removal of Fast Class Surcharge and Reinstatement of Nairobi Routes.

Coastal Aviation

Kindly find the link below to the revised Coastal Schedule from which the Fast Class Surcharge has been removed, as previously announced on 14th May 2018.

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30 May 2018

Auric Air is exhibiting at Karibu / Kilifair 2018

Auric Air Services

Auric Air is exhibiting at Karibu / Kilifair 2018 from 01 June 2018 – 03 June 2018 at stand A18, Ushirika Stadium, Moshi, Tanzania

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30 May 2018

Zambia Tourism Minister clarifies hippo culling

Zambia Tourism Board

Minister of Tourism and Arts Honorable Charles Banda has refuted allegations that Zambia has overturned the 2016 decision to suspend the brutal culling of 2,000 hippos in the world famous Luangwa Valley.

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29 May 2018

Wilderness Safaris to Open New Camp in Rwanda’s Akagera National Park

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris will be expanding its ecotourism footprint in Rwanda by opening a new camp in Akagera National Park in mid-December 2018.

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29 May 2018

ResRequest at Kilifair

ResRequest

We'd love to meet you! ResRequest is travelling to Tanzania for the Kilifair Tourism and Industry Fair in Moshi from 1-3 June.

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24 May 2018

Small World Marketing is delighted to welcome Santorini, Mozambique

Small World Marketing is delighted to welcome Santorini, Mozambique into their portfolio of unique African hideaways; nestled above the red cliffs of Kingfisher Bay in Vilanculos, with stunning views of the archipelago islands, Santorini Mozambique is like a small Greek village in the heart of a raw African landscape - www.santorinimozambique.com

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24 May 2018

Robin Pope Safaris expands into Liwonde

Robin Pope Safaris

We are thrilled to announce the opening of Kuthengo Camp in Liwonde National Park, Malawi. Meaning "the wild" or "the bush" Kuthengo is located among fever trees on a large open plain along the spectacular Shire River.

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24 May 2018

New process for bookings outside system range

British Airways

From 29 May 2018, we will introduce a new and improved process whereby you'll be able to process bookings out of system range in your GDS.

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23 May 2018

Wilderness Safaris Rebrands Rocktail

Wilderness Safaris

After more than 25 years of managing and operating Rocktail in KwaZulu-Natal’s Maputaland Coastal Forest in South Africa, Wilderness Safaris has decided to rebrand this old favourite. From end May 2018 Rocktail will join Gugulesizwe Dive Camp and Gugulesizwe Research Camp in falling within the tourism portfolio of Maputaland Travel.

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23 May 2018

Lemala Camps, Lodges and Villas releases a short video of Lemala Mpingo Ridge

Lemala Camps and Lodges

Lemala Camps, Lodges and Villas are delighted to announce the release of their new fly through video of their latest addition to their luxury portfolio in Tarangire National Park, which can be viewed here Lemala Mpingo Ridge.

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23 May 2018

Introducing Jenman African Safaris’ Exclusive New Product Range: Jenman Select

Jenman African Safaris

Jenman African Safaris are thrilled to announce the impending arrival of Jenman’s most exclusive product range yet – JENMAN SELECT. Designed to provide personalised itineraries with exceptional service and exclusive overnight experiences, this new tailor-made product category will offer privately guided custom tours in exclusive and remote areas of Africa.Travel ideas include itineraries of up to 10 days, charter flights or private transfers with driving distances no longer tha…

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22 May 2018

Zambia : ITV's Good Morning Britain to broadcast live from Victoria Falls

Kamageo

On Monday 25th June, the most viewed breakfast show in the UK - Good Morning Britain - will be beamed live from Livingstone, as presenter Andi Peters reveals where he'd "most like to be in the world".

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22 May 2018

Flying High – Scenic Air Safaris Launches Its New Website Plus Two Superb New Itineraries

Scenic Air Safaris

Scenic Air Safaris has just launched their new website, tempting travellers with an inspired and imaginative range of private charters and luxury air safaris spanning the African continent. Ranging from single VIP flights for the ultimate start to a stylish safari to exclusive tailor-made itineraries with the same plane and the same pilot throughout, Scenic Air Safaris offers unique and privileged access to the scenery, the wildlife, notable experts and some of the best kept secrets of the Dark Continent.

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21 May 2018

Roving Bushtops is moving to the Southern Serengeti for the wildebeest birthing season

The Bushtops Camp Collection

Ready to rove! The beauty of Roving Bushtops is our ability to move camp, to follow the herds. So on 5 January 2019 we will move (temporarily) to Kusini and the short grasses of the Southern Serengeti, to gain the best possible vantage point from which to watch the wildebeest birthing season.

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21 May 2018

Atta Legal Update: GDPR

Alan Bowen Associates

As you will be aware the new General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect on 25 May. It covers data held anywhere in the world relating to EU citizens and therefore can cause issues for businesses based outside the EU as well as within it.

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21 May 2018

Tanzania to be promoted in UK via private and public sector joint initiative

Kamageo

This June, Kamageo is launching the Tanzania Marketing Group, which will see a number of Tanzania’s leading safari-related businesses working together to actively promote the destination to consumers, trade and media in the UK, with the backing and support of the Tanzania Tourism Board.Kamageo has invited the owners and marketing managers of lodges, camps, safari operators and airlines to join them, along with TTB, at KiliFair to hear the thinking behind the project and the plan…

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20 May 2018

Lemala Ewanjan New Camp is ready

Lemala Camps and Lodges

We are delighted to confirm that the new accommodation tents including the 2 bedroomed tented suite are open and operational at Lemala Ewanjan, Serengeti.

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20 May 2018

Samara Private Game Reserve salutes the Spekboom

Samara Private Game Reserve

 Samara Private Game Reserve is leveraging a Spekboom reforestation project to encourage collaborative conservation, providing a platform for guests to play a role in the reserve’s initiatives and creating lasting memories in the process.Samara’s Isabelle Tompkins explains that the reserve’s most recent endeavours focus on Spekboom, in an effort to rejuvenate the mountain slopes which were once covered with this species. “The area used to be covered in Spekboom so t…

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17 May 2018

New look for 'Intimate Camps'

Intimate Places

2018 marks the 10th anniversary of operations of our award winning private and exclusive, luxury mobile camps. We have therefore decided to recognise this milestone by giving our camps a completely new look.Work has gone on behind the scenes since the beginning of this year and we are now pleased to share with you images of what our Intimate Camps will look like for the coming season. These images can be accessed on our Google Drive account by clicking on the following link:https://drive.g…

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16 May 2018

UTB training guides to operationalize new Rwenzori marketing plan

Uganda Tourism Board

“I work in the Rwenzori and some places have no network or Police. What do I do when I have a problem-client high in the mountains?”These are some the questions coming up at the four-day guides training going on at Kalya Hotel in Fort Portal, western Uganda. The mountaineering and tour guides training is being conducted by the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) with support from the WWF Uganda as part of the skilling and empowering of guides for the Rwenzori Mountains National Park (RMNP) a…

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16 May 2018

Coastal Stand at Karibu/Kilifair 2018

Coastal Aviation

 Dear Partners,Meet and greet with our new Sales Manager, GianPaolo Casati in Moshi. The newly formed Karibu/Kilifair, both well-known tourism fairs, have recently joined into ONE, which is becoming by far the largest and most important Tourism Trade Fair in East Africa. This year's event will be held at the Ushirika Stadium of Moshi from 1st to 3rd June 2018.Contact GianPaolo at: paolo@coastal.co.tz to book an appointment or visit us at our stand #U7 right at the entrance.See you…

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15 May 2018

Manchester Airport secures flights to Addis Ababa with Ethiopian Airlines improving connectivity for 400,000 people

Ethiopian Airlines

Manchester Airport has secured a landmark route into the heart of Africa, underlining its pivotal role in connecting the North to the world’s most important markets.

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15 May 2018

Coastal - Increased Capacity and Removal of Fast Class Surcharge

Coastal Aviation

 Dar-Es-Salaam – 14.05.18COASTAL INCREASES CAPACITYCoastal is thrilled to introduce an additional 4 aircrafts to our large fleet, ready to take off for the upcoming high season.The expansion of fleet will add 17% capacity to our network that will in turn result to more availability for guests and a larger capacity, also adding revenue to our partner’s by offering them more opportunity to sell last-minutes and solidifying our domestic reach.“With this, we aim to reinforce …

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13 May 2018

Welcome to Leopard Hill

Basecamp Explorer Kenya

Welcome to Leopard Hill, Basecamp Explorer’s newest tented camp in Masai Mara. Located in Mara Naboisho Conservancy and built in a similar fashion as the other Kenyan camps, on elevated decks, Leopard Hill offers close proximity and thus wonderful access to the Masai Mara National Reserve. This allows guests an opportunity to witness the world renowned wildebeest migration then return to an evening of intimacy and seclusion.

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13 May 2018

Green Safaris announces latest acquisition -Kaya Mawa

ECO OPERATOR - GREEN SAFARIS - ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF SECOND LODGE KAYA MAWA ON LAKE MALAWIMay 2018: Recently launched, Green Safaris, an exciting and pioneering new safari operator passionately committed to promoting eco-friendly tourism in Africa, is delighted to announce the acquisition of its second lodge, Kaya Mawa on Likoma Island in Malawi.Green Safaris currently operates Ila Safari Lodge in Zambia’s Kafue National Park and brings together a gro…

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08 May 2018

Nomad guides...you really shouldn't go on safari without one.

Nomad Tanzania - Camps

Nomad guides have a reputation for being some of the best in Tanzania, and we put a lot of emphasis on their training every year.

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08 May 2018

Coming soon to Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe – the MV Zambezi Adventurer Transcruiser

Zambezi Cruise Safaris

Zambezi Cruise & Safaris are delighted to announce an addition to their existing fleet, with the launch of MV Zambezi Adventurer in April 2019.

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07 May 2018

Elewana Collection marks Earth Day with Seedball for Warriors

Elewana Afrika

Earth Day is now a global event with more than 1 billion people in 192 countries taking part in what is the largest civic-focused day of action in the world.

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07 May 2018

Sarova Stanley's Thorn Tree Cafe launches new menu

Sarova Hotels

The Thorn Tree Restaurant at Sarova Stanley is eyeing a piece of the growing urbanite middle class interested in experiencing great culinary adventures, with the revamp of its menu that embodies a smart eclectic cuisine, creatively designed and presented plates using pleasing colour effects and at the same time offering balanced meals.

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07 May 2018

Acacia Africa Grows East Africa Collection With Launch Of Three New Tours

Acacia Adventure Holidays

Acacia Africa’s latest East Africa tours will be a welcome addition for agents hoping to satisfy the growing demand for experiential travel and budget safaris.

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04 May 2018

Gahinga Batwa Village Update

Volcanoes Safaris

Volcanoes Safaris is glad to share an update on the Gahinga Batwa Village project (next to Mount Gahinga Lodge, Uganda) and a selection of videos and photos taken in April.

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04 May 2018

Would you like to meet our dynamic leading team in South Africa?

Coastal Aviation

Would you like to meet our new, dynamic leading team in South Africa?

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04 May 2018

Mahlatini Luxury Travel to open new office in Cape Town

Mahlatini Luxury Travel

Mahlatini Wildlife and Nature Holiday Company (BTA’s 2016 & 2017), is set to open a dedicated South African sales and product office in Cape Town later this year, in support of its ambitious growth strategy.

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03 May 2018

Hotel No. 5, Entebbe, Uganda - Opens 1 July 2018

Wild Frontiers

Wild Frontiers are pleased to announce the opening of our stylish boutique hotel in Entebbe, Hotel No. 5, and look forward to welcoming guests from 01 July 2018.

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02 May 2018

Jenman African Safaris Permanently Reduces Rate of Intimate Botswana and Zimbabwe Encounter Safari

Jenman African Safaris

Great news! Jenman African Safaris has permanently extended the 10 % discount on the Intimate Botswana and Zimbabwe Safari, which means the reduced rate has now become the standard rate.

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02 May 2018

Elewana AfroChic Diani welcomes 113 baby turtles to the world

Elewana Afrika

Back in March there was excitement as a new Turtle trail was found coming up from the sea leading onto our beach area. The team followed the trail and realised that we had another Turtle’s nest, making it our second nest of season 2018. We protected the nest and straight away the count began.

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02 May 2018

Wilderness Safaris Rebuilds Little Makalolo Camp

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris’ Little Makalolo Camp, situated in a private concession in the heart of one of the best game-viewing areas in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, has closed for an extensive rebuild, with the new camp set to reopen in early June 2018.

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01 May 2018

The hippo loves Tongabezi’s new pool and gym area

Tongabezi Lodge

It's been a year of stop-and-start building, ensuring that Tongabezi guests were inconvenienced as little as possible by our dreams of bigger and better but also healthier, but finally, the new pool and gym are complete.

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01 May 2018

St Helena at the following Travel Shows (2018)

St Helena Tourism

St Helena Tourism are pleased to be attending We Are Africa, Experience Africa, PURE Life Experiences, The Dive Show (Birmingham) and WTM London this year. If you would like to contact our representatives at any of these shows, please email Zedella.Young@tourism.co.sh. We look forward to seeing you there.

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01 May 2018

Marketing Worldwide is excited to announce a new partnership with Remote Africa Safaris, Zambia

Marketing Worldwide is excited to announce a new partnership with Remote Africa Safaris, Zambia. With camps in the North and South Luangwa, Remote Africa Safaris offer unparalleled walking safaris and other game activities from real wilderness retreats.

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