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31 January 2019

Classic Portfolio welcomes a new camp in Zambia

Classic Portfolio

We love wild, remote and untamed wilderness areas, and the North Luangwa National Park has always been one of our ultimate safari, pure escapism destinations. With this in mind, we are very excited to launch the latest camp operated by Remote Africa Safaris. Opening July 2019, Takwela - meaning 'we have taken off' - offers a rare opportunity to visit an unexplored area of the vast North Luangwa wilderness.

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31 January 2019

Africa's changing cultural landscape

Travel Africa Magazine

How is modernisation affecting Africa’s cultural landscape and how should we approach ‘cultural tourism’ in today’s environment? In the current issue of Travel Africa magazine we explore the subject in a series of articles spanning 18 pages. Brian Jackman interviews Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher to learn of their concerns for long-held cultural practices, and the photographers share some images from their latest books, African Twilight, which take us deeper into these deep-rooted traditions. Jackson Looseyia gives the Maasai perspective, Emma Gregg considers the role of tourists, and seven millennials in Nairobi tell Kelai Wanjiru what their cultural heritage means to them.

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30 January 2019

Record number of rhino births for Borana Conservancy and Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

Borana

2018 was a fantastic year for rhinos between Borana Conservancy and Lewa Wildlife Conservancy.  The Lewa-Borana Landscape is proud to report a total of 18 rhino births in 2018, supported by over five years of zero poaching.  Borana Lodge is the only property on this landscape to commit all retained earnings from tourism to the sustainable conservation of land, wildlife and building local livelihoods in and around Borana Conservancy.

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30 January 2019

JoyCo’ brings Zimbabwe to Travel Open Village Evolution workshop in Milan

JoyCo'

For the first time in Italy, thanks to the Zimbabwean DMC Sikiliza entered in JoyCo’ client portfolio last November, the Italian Representative and Marketing Agency will be present at TOVE (Travel Open Village Evolution) on February 10th and 11th showcasing Zimbabwe uniqueness and tourism opportunities. The B2B workshop will gather Italian and international exhibitors interested in meeting Travel Agents and Tour Operators in a 2 days of meetings, lectures, training sessions and recreation moments.

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30 January 2019

London venue for Safari Roadshow is on The Thames

Kamageo

We're delighted to announce that the London venue for the Safari Roadshow will be aboard The Yacht London (www.theyachtlondon.com), which is moored at Victoria Embankment on the Thames.  The Safari Roadshow which is in London from Wednesday 27th February  - Friday 1st March will host different sessions for 40 exhibitors from Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Whilst Kamageo's Tim Henshall was keen to mention that "Buyers spaces are filling nicely, which is no surprise given the quality of the exhibitors", event organiser, Tracey Sutton insisted we emphasise "The Yacht is fully heated and there's plenty of space for all our meetings".

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30 January 2019

Volcanoes Lodges: A year in pictures

Volcanoes Safaris

Volcanoes Lodges have had a fantastic year! So many exciting developments have taken place.  A new video entitled Praveen Moman: Celebrating Gorillas and Communities was launched celebrating twenty years of Volcanoes pioneering gorilla and chimpanzee ecotourism. A new collection of aerial shots highlighting the unique location of each lodge in the dramatic Albertine Rift Valley have been released.

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29 January 2019

2nd Kamageo magazine set for launch

Kamageo

Leading African destination marketing agency, Kamageo, is launching a 2nd magazine later this year to be called 'BEACH & BEYOND". With the on-going success of "SAFARI" magazine (now in its 35th edition), Kamageo realised that certain African locations and destinations didn't quite fit within that title and therefore a second publication was required.

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29 January 2019

Wilderness Safaris Partners with Painted Dog Conservation

Wilderness Safaris

Further demonstrating its commitment to offering life-journeys with Purpose, Wilderness Safaris Zimbabwe has partnered with renowned NGO, Painted Dog Conservation, to help drive the conservation of this Endangered species in Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools and Hwange National Parks.

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29 January 2019

Muthaiga Travel Celebrates 30th anniversary

Muthaiga Travel began operations in Nairobi in 1988. In 2018 we were celebrating 30 good years in Kenya and in December we took time out to “celebrate” all our staff. 40 of us travelled to the coast for a fun-filled weekend. It was a wonderful experience and treasured memory for all.

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28 January 2019

Arrives in Equatorial Guinea the fifth stage of the cycling race "Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2019"

Luxury Hotels Management Company - Grand Hotel Djibloho

Last Friday 25th of January 2019, was one day important for sport in Equatorial Guinea, because for the first time, it's arrived in the country a stage of the prestigious cycling race "THE TROPICAL AMISSA BONGO 2019". It was the fifth stage of the cycle race in stages organized by our neighbouring country, Gabon. The cyclists arrived in Equatorial Guinea across the Ebebiyin border and finished the race in Mongomo, with an urban circuit of 10km.

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28 January 2019

The Retreat Kigali Launches New Cultural Experiences

The Retreat and Heaven

n its effort to further brand Rwanda as a destination and increase tourism to Kigali, The Retreat has launched several new curated tours to promote off-the-beaten track cultural experiences in and around Kigali.   Kigali and Rwanda are about far more than the gorillas, and these new experiences prove it.  Our most popular experience is our culinary tour which includes insights into Rwandan culture (go behind the closed curtains of a traditional Rwandan milk bar!), a market shopping expedition, and private cooking class at our top-rated restaurant, Fusion.

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28 January 2019

Auric Air is exhibiting at ITB Berlin 2019

Auric Air Services

Auric Air is exhibiting at ITB Berlin from 6th March 2019 – 10th March 2019  at Tanzania stand located in Hall. 21A/Stand No.128 Meet us to discuss various flight options within Tanzania to/from Serengeti, Selous, Ruaha, Zanzibar, Mafia, Pemba and between Serengeti/Entebbe, Serengeti/Kigali, Serengeti/Masai Mara. Please write back to us at ajay@auricair.com with your desired date and time for the meeting and would be happy to slot it in our meeting schedule.

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28 January 2019

Cash required in Mwanza for Tanzanian Visa acquirement

Coastal Aviation

Dear Trade Partners We would like to notify all our agents that it is possible to acquire Visa for Tanzania transiting in Mwanza, however please note that the Immigration Office at Mwanza airport do not accept any form of CREDIT CARD payments. The guests have to be escorted outside the premises toward the nearest ATM to then withdraw the cash required to pay for their visas, thus causing delay to the passengers that already have their visas.

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25 January 2019

Exclusivity

Journey Beyond

Africa is renowned for the unique wildlife and cultural experiences it offers, but now a new generation of travel companies and tour operators are taking this to the next level. Fusing exclusivity, authenticity and luxury, they are designing and delivering one-of-a-kind experiences that in many cases really are dreams come true for travellers to Africa.

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25 January 2019

Kanana Refurbishment 2019

Ker and Downey Botswana

Ker & Downey Botswana is pleased to announce the scheduled refurbishment of our popular property Kanana. The camp, located on the Xudum River in the southwest of the Okavango Delta, has seven spacious twin or double-bedded safari tents and one family tent. Kanana will receive a facelift including an extension of the main area, adding a breath-taking breakaway seating area adjacent to the current al-fresco deck that overlooks the beautiful waterways.

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24 January 2019

Africa Albida Tourism Welcomes New Group Sales & Brand Manager

Africa Albida Tourism

Bryony Acutt re-joined Africa Albida Tourism in the role of Group Sales & Brand Manager on January 9, 2019, after leaving in 2011 to pursue her passion in advertising. Africa Albida Tourism (AAT’s) chief executive Ross Kennedy said Acutt would use her extensive experience in brand management to further strengthen the hospitality group’s corporate and product brands. Acutt previously worked for Zambezi Cruise and Safari Company, where she solidified her experience in the hospitality industry, and prior to that was with DDH&M Advertising.

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24 January 2019

Ndutu Safari Lodge & Wayo Africa To Attend ITB March 2019

Campbell- Bell Communications

Campbell Bell is delighted to announce that we will be attending ITB in Berlin from the 6-8th of March 2019 proudly exhibiting Ndutu Safari Lodge and Wayo Africa. Each property has lots to talk about, new ownership and a property refresh for Ndutu Safari Lodge and Wayo have newly upgraded camps and activities including set departure safaris. Come say Hello at the ATTA stand in Hall 20 - 121,122 and discuss a bit more about these properties. To book an appointment with Charlie Morison email info@campbell-bell.com

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23 January 2019

Freewalker doing their bit to market travel in South Africa

Freewalker Exclusive Travel

While on tour in South Africa, Freewalker have been taking photos and videos of our groups at iconic/beautiful destinations to send home with them. This not only makes their memories last, but also promotes travellers to follow in their footsteps by clients sharing on social media. We have spent quite a bit of effort obtaining drone, underwater, scenery, activity and group holiday photos and will continue sending our clients home with lasting media memories. Just one way we are trying to better our services to our valued clients. Look forward to seeing how many other hidden gems and unique destinations/activities/hotels are given awareness through our efforts. Enjoy the travels all.

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23 January 2019

Kenya Airways to launch Rome – Geneva – Nairobi route

Kenya Airways

National carrier, Kenya Airways plans to launch flights from Rome to Nairobi and from Geneva to Nairobi on its Boeing 787 Dreamliner four times a week starting in June this year. “The addition of flights from Rome and Geneva will be welcomed by both our leisure and business customers traveling to Kenya for tourism and business.

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23 January 2019

Good news for the painted wolves of the Luangwa Valley (Robin Pope Safaris)

Robin Pope Safaris

Recent wild dog conservation success in the Luangwa Valley has it estimated to now have the largest population of wild dogs in the whole of Zambia. Despite being one of Africa’s most endangered carnivores, wild dogs (also fondly known as the painted wolf) in and around the South Luangwa National Park have enjoyed several years of increasing numbers, and there are now estimated to be approximately 350 adults and yearlings living in the Luangwa Valley.

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22 January 2019

A Private Guided Tour in a Jenman Select Vehicle

Jenman African Safaris

Our new Jenman Select Vehicle has been designed with the ultimate safari experience in mind. Passengers each have their own comfortable window seats with plenty of legroom available, as well as charging ports, air-conditioning vents, and reading lights. Besides a pop-up roof for optimal safari viewing as well as a tap providing filtered water on board, there are more thoughtful touches such as beanbags for balancing cameras, as well as binoculars and wildlife books. Clients who would like to experience this next-level safari vehicle are able to do so on our private guided tours, on request. To learn more about the vehicle specifications please download this PDF. The perfect way to do your safari in ultimate style.

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22 January 2019

A free packing list for safari: a tool for tour operators and travellers

The Safari Store

From innovative luggage and bags to clothing in specially-developed technical fabrics for African conditions, The Safari Store is home to the essentials. As part of our service to our clients and partners, our industry-leading packing list generates a travel checklist for every safari-goer. Specialist supplier of clothing, luggage, and apparel to the safari and adventure travel market for more than ten years, The Safari Store is driven by one key motivator: providing gear for the best expe…

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22 January 2019

Governors’ Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge Releases Two New Marketing Movies

Governors' Camp

We at Governors’ are thrilled to release two new marketing movies for our Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge in Rwanda. To protect gorillas, you have to look after communities. Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is a world-class lodge that was conceived and is operated by The Governors’ Camp Collection. In partnership with The African Wildlife Foundation ("AWF") and The International Gorilla Conservation Program ("IGCP"), the idea was to develop a lodge whose revenue streams would improve the lives of local community members and directly support gorilla conservation. Owned by the SACOLA community via a trust, lease fees and a community development levy paid by every guest staying at the lodge are received by SACOLA.

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21 January 2019

Celebrating Singita's Food Journey

Singita

The culinary experience at Singita’s lodges and camps is an integral part of any visit to these incredible wilderness areas. And, every plate is an expression of the company’s commitment not only to creating an outstanding food offering that perfectly complements the exquisite surroundings in which guests find themselves, but to the importance of practising environmental sustainability at every level, including in the kitchens. For the first time, and in celebration of the brand’s gourmet evolution, Singita has brought together traditional and more contemporary African-inspired recipes in a beautiful, 274-page cookbook, giving you a taste of safari at home.

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21 January 2019

Bumi Hills Safari Lodge welcomes French Artist Rens Lipsius to its community.

African Bush Camps

Rens Lipsius has always been filled with a love of nature and science, it is through this passion and his experimentation with camera and brush that he has become a formidable self-taught artist. African Bush Camps in collaboration with Untamed Travelling is thrilled to host Rens at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge on the shores of majestic Lake Kariba and within close proximity to Matusadona National Park. Rens, who is based in Paris, France will be our in-house artist for the month of February, he will be joined by aspiring artist Lieselotte Verbruggen.

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21 January 2019

Refurbishments Refresh the Classic Elegance of Governors’ Loldia House

Governors' Camp

After two months of hard work throughout October and November, Loldia House is looking exceptionally elegant and beautiful. We sought to upgrade and redesign an already wonderful product, but stay true to the rich heritage and settler-style comforts of the house. A new dining room in the main house, with high ceilings and deep green panelled walls, offers a warm and inviting space to enjoy a candlelit dinner. In the area that was previously the dining room, a new snug bar was created with lovely matt mahogany wood and blue-leather bar stools.

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18 January 2019

Governors' Il Moran Camp Has a Stunning New Look

Governors' Camp

We are thrilled to unveil the new and stunning look of our Il Moran Camp! Extensive upgrade work over October and November has catapulted Il Moran Camp into a new league of luxury tented accommodation - it is perfect for those looking for the best accommodation in the best wildlife location in the Masai Mara.

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18 January 2019

WAYO Africa launch 7-night multi-activity set departures safaris for 2019

Campbell- Bell Communications

New for 2019 we have developed special 7 night multi-activity set departure safaris which bring together the essence of Wayo with the opportunity for solo travellers or small groups to travel with like-minded people, taking advantage of group rates.

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17 January 2019

Excursions Now Bookable Online

Sega Tours & Cruises

It is with great pleasure that we are announcing that apart from accommodation and transfers, you can now book the following services online: EXCURSIONS (in Mauritius) CHAUFFEUR-DRIVEN CAR HIRE (in Mauritius) OPTIONAL GUIDE SERVICES (in Mauritius) for English/French/Spanish/German/Italian/Mandarin/Russian-speaking services

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17 January 2019

Sierra Leone Media Event

Kamageo

On Thursday 24th January, leading travel journalists can join the Kamageo PR team at the Sierra Leone High Commission in London, to participate in an event which will detail the planned media trip to this West African country in the Spring of 2019. Anisha Parmar, Kamageo's PR Manager explained, "We have received overwhelming media interest in the destination, with so many journalists expressing a desire to visit.

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16 January 2019

Safari Roadshow sells out

Kamageo

Kamageo is delighted to confirm that all available exhibitor places on the four-country UK Safari Roadshow have now sold out. The events which run from Monday 26th February through to Friday 1st March feature individual sessions for Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania and Tanzania.  Event coordinator, Tracey Sutton explained, "Whilst the first three countries were filled pre-Christmas, we didn't offer the Zimbabwe spaces until the New Year. So you can see the level of interest, as we have sold out already..with plenty more on our waiting list". The events take place in Manchester, Cirencester and Central London.

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16 January 2019

Grow Africa Raises Over €3000 After Growvember Special

Jenman African Safaris

Jenman African Safaris is committed to actively involving their guests in responsible tourism.  From refusing to offer activities that involve unethical animal interaction to encouraging guests to bring along much-needed school supplies for Pack4aPurpose, we also donate a percentage of all guests’ trips to the Grow Africa Foundation. Near the end of November, many people focused on deals that they can take advantage of on Black Friday, a day that has increasingly grown in popularity over the years. This year Jenman decided to take part in this phenomenon but with a distinctively different goal.

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15 January 2019

Ndutu Safari Lodge continues its room refresh with new interconnecting rooms

Campbell- Bell Communications

The original Tanzanian safari lodge, Ndutu Safari Lodge has begun the New Year by continuing its property refresh by creating rooms which are perfect for the increasing number of larger families and multi-generational groups who want to enjoy a safari experience. On top of the existing two rooms which have already been refurbished, Ndutu Safari Lodge has created two special interconnecting rooms which are perfect for multi-generational groups or larger families.

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15 January 2019

andBeyond opens exclusive new lodge in Sabi Sands Game Reserve

&Beyond

Conservation-led travel company &Beyond has opened the brand new Tengile River Lodge, taking the level of luxury in South Africa’s Sabi Sand Game Reserve up to a new level. Nine exclusive guest suites are tucked deep into the riverine forest on the banks of the Sand River. Each offers 180º views over the river, looking out onto one of South Africa’s most wildlife-rich conservation areas.

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15 January 2019

Governors’ Welcomes In-House Photographer William Fortescue in the Masai Mara

Governors' Camp

Being situated in the richest wildlife area in the Masai Mara, we at Governors’ want to ensure our guests are offered the opportunity to capture their safari wildlife moments in the best way.From January to March 2019 Governors’ has Will Fortescue as our in-house professionalphotographer. He’ll be on hand to give any of our guests any photography assistance they might require.Will has a first class degree in Marine and Natural History Photography and is in to his 8th month wor…

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14 January 2019

Going, going, gone green

African Bush Camps

While the ‘green movement’ intensifies as people are becoming more aware of their responsibilities towards the environment, African Bush Camps is leading the way in eco-tourism innovations and sustainable design. African Bush Camps two destinations located in Chobe National Park, Linyanti Bush Camp and Linyanti Ebony are proud to announce that they are successfully running off 100% solar produced energy. The two camps make up a total of 10 African Bush Camps locations being sustained by solar power!

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14 January 2019

“Two feet move your body four feet move your soul.” – African Bush Camps Horse-back Expedition

African Bush Camps

Roam through the wild, dense teak forest and the wide-open plains of Hwange National Park, on a mobile horse-back safari with African Bush Camps.  This allows for a unique perspective, and we are excited to offer you this thrilling expedition. Guests will explore the contrasting landscape, in the most authentic way, pioneering through the pristine wilderness.

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14 January 2019

Desert & Delta Safaris, Botswana, Camp Upgrades

Desert & Delta Safaris

Camp Xakanaxa Tent Refurbishment & Savute Safari Lodge Public Areas Rebuild January 2019 update from Desert & Delta Safaris Exciting News from Camp Xakanaxa Camp Xakanaxa has commenced refurbishment to all 11 luxury tents during the existing extended closure and will be reopening on the 1st March 2019.

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11 January 2019

Governors' Partners with Paul Joynson-Hicks for Photographic Safaris in the Masai Mara

Governors' Camp

Governors' enjoys the best location in one of the best wildlife areas in Africa. Our location is the wildlife area of choice for documentary filmmakers, such as the BBC, and professional photographers, as well as many keen and budding wildlife photographers!

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11 January 2019

Temporary closure of Saadani airstrip

Coastal Aviation

We would like to inform you that Saadani airstrip in Tanzania has been closed by the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority from 6th January till 6th February 2019 due to the maintenance of the airfield.

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11 January 2019

Enter Zimbabwe onto the Ultra-High-End Luxury Safari Stage

Vayeni

Here, Luke Brown of Vayeni, acknowledges Zimbabwe’s bold entry into the high-end luxury safari arena in southern Africa.  He further discusses whether it has the staying power to sustain its new position and indeed grow its offering in this very rewarding yet competitive tourism genre. Vayeni is an independent Luxury Destination Management Company, based in Zimbabwe. The company caters to the luxury market by partnering with high-end outbound safari outfitters based in source markets around the globe.

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10 January 2019

Anti-poaching boots delivered to Rhinos Without Borders and DNPW Zambia

The Safari Store

As part of our YOUbuy, WEgive initiative, The Safari Store’s boot project keeps feet on the ground for conservation. For every pair of Rufiji™ APU Combat Boots sold, we donate a pair to wildlife monitors in Africa. It being the season for giving, we delivered a batch of boots to Rhinos Without Borders and the Department of National Parks and Wildlife in Zambia in December 2018 to assist with their anti-poaching efforts.

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10 January 2019

Natural Selection Welcomes “The Jackal & Hide” In The Greater Okavango Delta To Their Portfolio

Natural Selection

Natural Selection are delighted to welcome The Jackal & Hide into the family as of 1st January, 2019.  Previously known as Pangolin Khwai Camp, the intimate, tented retreat offers an authentic Delta experience and brings visitors back to the basics of what a safari is all about. Whilst Pangolin Khwai previously only specialised in tailor-made photographic safaris, The Jackal & Hide will be open to all wildlife enthusiasts. For 2019, the camp will continue to provide a resident photo guide and specialised photographic vehicles for professional and amateur photographers alike, alongside the many guest activities on offer.

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10 January 2019

Roving Bushtops is on the move to Kusini, southern Serengeti

The Bushtops Camp Collection

Stay tuned! Today saw the start of our big move to Kusini in southern Serengeti from Seronera to view the migration birthing season. Roving Bushtops will be open again on the 26th of January with a full camp! We will be constantly sharing the experience on our social media ! Good luck team! https://www.instagram.com/bushtops/ https://www.facebook.com/bushtops https://twitter.com/bushtops

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10 January 2019

Safari Roadshow - cancellations mean space is available

Kamageo

Due to two unforseen, but unavoidable cancellations, there are now spaces available on the upcoming UK Safari Roadshow, which runs in late February (just prior to ITB). One property space is available in the Uganda section, One property space is available in the Tanzania section. See www.safari-roadshow.com for more details.

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09 January 2019

New appointed Head of Sales and Reservations

Coastal Aviation

We are pleased to announce that Fatema Tapya is now appointed as Head of Sales and Reservations at Coastal Aviation. As some of you may know her personally, she comes with vast knowledge of the industry and has been with the company for the last 20 years. We welcome her to bring in her knowledge and experience to build stronger relationships with all trade partners.

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09 January 2019

Shadows of Africa opens a new office in Zanzibar

Shadows of Africa

Natasa Fras, Founder & CEO of Shadows of Africa has today announced the successful opening of a new branch of Shadows of Africa on Zanzibar. Offering hotel bookings, activities, flight bookings, and excursions on Zanzibar itself, the Shadows of Africa Zanzibar office utilizesour decades of experience on the mainland by specializing in offering safaris from Zanzibar.

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09 January 2019

Hideaways Heading to the Beach

Hideaways

Hideaways is dipping its toes in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean with a new luxury eco-lodge on the white sandy beaches of Mozambique. We cannot contain our excitement to announce that we are expanding our portfolio of life-changing experiences to include a tropical paradise near Vilanculos in breathtakingly beautiful Mozambique. A haven of tranquility and where travellers can indulge in ultimate relaxation or fill their days with a variety of adventurous beach activities. We don't want to reveal too much too soon... so watch this space!

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09 January 2019

The Striking New Look of Singita Faru Faru Lodge

Singita

The bold yet softly elegant combination of Scandinavian simplicity expressed through traditional African craft underpins the striking update of Singita Faru Faru Lodge, which reopens in the Serengeti next week. Danish interior design was the starting point for the exquisite reimagining of the lodge which fuses clean, streamlined spaces with warm, tactile elements and honours its astounding wilderness setting.

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08 January 2019

Mahlatini's Travel Trends for 2019

Mahlatini Luxury Travel

Travel Trends to Watch In 2019: From Culinary Experiences to Travel With a Purpose As we reflect on another year of adventurous travellers exploring the unique wildlife, landscapes, people and places that Africa has in abundance, there are some clear trends that we predict will grow further through 2019.

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08 January 2019

Zara Tanzania Adventures Takes Responsibility for Porters Health on Mt. Kilimanjaro

ZaraTours Inc.

It is almost impossible to summit the roof of Africa without the support of Porters; they are literally the backbone of the trekking world. Everything you see in the mountains that nature didn't put there – a porter did. For trekkers, the trail can be hard, the air thin, and the gear REALLY heavy. Porters spend their lives carrying loads in the mountains. They are just there to make sure everything a trekker will need is where they will need it, when they will need it. As a dedicated, responsible and ethical travel company. In April 2018 Zara Tanzania Adventurers Covered 1,200 Porters with Health Insurance, becoming the first tour company in Tanzania to cover mass low-income earner mountain crew with health insurance.

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08 January 2019

Introducing The Nest @ Sossus

Ultimate Safaris Namibia

Ultimate Safaris are delighted to announce the opening of The Nest @ Sossus, the private Villa located on the private Namib Tsaris Conservancy near Sossusvlei. The Nest @ Sossus was designed using the unique structure of a Sociable Weaver nest as inspiration. It took eight years, including a three-year build, to bring this project to fruition and this has resulted in one of Namibia’s most extraordinary private villas in terms of both design and décor. The Nest was designed by Porky Hefer, created by Swen Bachran, and decorated by Maybe Corpaci.

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08 January 2019

A Brand-New Era for Sanctuary Ngorongoro Crater Camp

Sanctuary Retreats

- Cut-above camp-living in the Ngorongoro Crater’s enchanting highland scenery - Right at the edge of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sanctuary Ngorongoro Crater Camp and its brand-new safari tents sit amongst the region’s striking acacia trees. Facing south into the fernlike crown of the forest's canopy, the camp has a unique perspective on the wow-inducing extinct-volcano landscape.

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07 January 2019

Heading for Great Things After 70 years

Kearsley Travel & Tours

You’d think we would have seen it all and done it all since 1948. But the beauty of what we do, and the creativity of the people we do it with, keeps it fabulously adventurous every single day. Proudly Tanzanian and family-owned, we are thankful for the tremendous support of industry stakeholders, national and international agents and our dedicated clients who come back again and again. Most importantly, we are grateful for our backbone - our dedicated guides and staff who are the real reason we shine. Here’s looking forward to the next 70 years with new adventures!

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07 January 2019

Zanzibar Serena Hotel Partners with Zanzibar Outreach Program to Offer Ear Surgery

Serena Hotels

Zanzibar Serena Hotel partnered with the Zanzibar Outreach Program to offer complimentary ear surgery to at least 30 children with hearing problems. The surgeries were conducted at Mnazi Mmoja Hospital in Zanzibar between 8th- 12th December and marks 9 years since the partnership began in 2009.The ear surgeries are aimed at creating awareness for hearing problems within the ear, nose and throat anatomy. Since inception, over 462 people have benefited from the ear surgery camp. The surgeries wer…

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