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17 December 2020

The Gift of Song From The Safari Collection

The Safari Collection

This Christmas, The Safari Collection wanted to use the power of song to bring together friends, family, past and future guests, however far away from one another we may be. So, with a little help from soloist Edna Ratemo, our very own team sang their hearts out. And, as it turns out, we have quite the in-house choir. Enjoy our festive version of ‘My Land is Kenya’.

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17 December 2020

An End of Year Message from the Jenman African Safari Team

Jenman African Safaris

As we bid farewell to 2020, feelings of relief, gratitude and hope are shared. The Jenman African Safaris team have put together a message to express these to you, with extended thanks and great appreciation for your perseverance, passion and support throughout the year.

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17 December 2020

Hideaways Extends Gratitude for The Gift of Giving towards the Wildlife Ranger Challenge

Hideaways

We would like to express our gratitude to those who donated towards the Grow Africa Anti-Poaching unit this year, an initiative run by the Conservation Wildlife Foundation. The gift of giving comes in many forms – in that of time, awareness shared, as well as funds which are channeled into initiatives keeping our anti-poaching unit on the ground, equipped for duty.

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17 December 2020

Gecko Publishing relaunches Kenya Airways magazine

Travel Africa Magazine

Gecko Publishing, which has been producing Travel Africa magazine since 1997, has relaunched the Kenya Airways magazine, Msafiri, with the new issue now available at msafirimag.com

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16 December 2020

Tourism returns to Imvelo Safari Lodges, Hwange Zimbabwe - watch the highlights and coffee catchups with our first returning USA and UK guests

Imvelo Safari Lodges

Watch all the incredible highlights from our first returning USA guests who enjoyed a 9 night safari travelling to all 4 very different Imvelo camps through the exclusive Hwange National Park.

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16 December 2020

Just a Drop launch Virtual Christmas Concert to support their work across Africa

Just a Drop

We all know Christmas is going to be a little different this year. While Coronavirus means Christmas plans and get-togethers certainly won’t be the same, there’s no reason to let tiers and restrictions dampen our Christmas spirit.

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16 December 2020

Wilderness Safaris Opens Rejuvenated Little Kulala

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris’ acclaimed desert retreat in Namibia’s Sossusvlei area, Little Kulala, has opened following an extensive refurbishment. Maintaining the same much-loved look and feel, with great emphasis placed on offering innovative in- and out-of-camp activities, the rejuvenated camp celebrates the luxury of space, splendour and solitude of the Namib Desert.

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15 December 2020

Great Plains Foundation 12 Days of Giving

Great Plains Conservation

Great Plains has launched its 12 Days of Giving fundraising programme this Festive Season to spread joy and hope throughout Africa. Please watch the #12DaysBrighterFuture video to support any one of the twelve community and conservation projects supported by the Great Plains Foundation and donate through this link.

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15 December 2020

Post-vaccine UK research / exciting results from Kamageo

Kamageo

Kamageo has released the results of Phase 5 of Consumer Watch, their on-going consumer barometer of attitudes towards African travel. Importantly this phase was conducted after the roll-out of the anti-Covid 19 vaccine started, with noticeable changes as a result.

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14 December 2020

Mantis announces the launch of Mantis Impact Experiences

Mantis Collection

Mantis is proud to announce  The launch of Mantis Impact Experiences Focused on ecotourism, sustainable travel and adventure, Mantis Impact Experiences offer the traveller seeking an immersive experience the opportunity to make a real impact for conservation, or to even embark on a transformative adventure into the wilds.

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14 December 2020

The Great Migration on Lemala Ndutu's doorstep

Lemala Camps and Lodges

Lemala Ndutu is showcasing its newly refurbished look, nearly ready to welcome in our guests and the hundreds of thousands of wildebeests coming directly our way.

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10 December 2020

Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa Excited to Unveil Their New Look

Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa

The Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa in Johannesburg is delighted to unveil a fresh new face to its public areas following a major refurbishment throughout recent months.

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09 December 2020

Ethiopian Airlines Offers Passengers a Discounted Rate for PCR Tests

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Offers Passengers a Discounted Rate for PCR Tests Ethiopian in conjunction with Randox, one of the UK's largest suppliers of corona virus testing, is now offering passengers a discounted rate for a PCR test.

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09 December 2020

Hideaways Welcomes Mogotlho Safari Lodge to their Portfolio

Hideaways

A partnership built on the foundations of trust, ethical tourism, conservation initiatives and respect, Hideaways officially welcomes Mogotlho Lodge, Khwai River, to our portfolio.

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08 December 2020

Peermont's Emperors Palace Donates PPEs to Local School

Peermont Hotels Casinos Resorts

Peermont's flagship resort Emperors Palace in Kempton Park has heeded a call by the Government to respond to the COVID 19 pandemic by rolling out a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) programme targeting leaners and educators in township schools situated within the jurisdiction of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, in Gauteng Province.

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07 December 2020

Bushtracks Africa and Zambezi Sunrise Trust arrange a special outing for local schools children

3Sixty Luxury Marketing

Bushtracks Africa recently hosted an exciting and fun virtual event for the children of Linda Community School in Zambia, and their friends all the way in the U.K, in partnership with the Zambezi Sunrise Trust!

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07 December 2020

Hideaways: A Spoken Letter to the Travel Tribe, Part Two

Hideaways

“The touch zone of friendship is to witness. It is the privilege of seeing each other’s vulnerability and walking through it together. We need to believe in each other and to accompany each other on a journey impossible to accomplish alone”.

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07 December 2020

The Samburu Project, Pad Mad, AirKenya and Eluid Kipchoge Team Up for Menstrual Hygiene Campaign in Samburu, Kenya

AirKenya Express

The Samburu Project, in collaboration with PadMad Kenya, conducted menstrual hygiene and reproductive health workshop on 5th and 6th December 2020 in Archer’s Post, Samburu County. The workshop included the distribution of reusable menstrual hygiene products, soap, underwear and covid protection masks to 1,000 girls from the community.

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04 December 2020

ATTA Appoints New South African Advisor

ATTA®

Katja Quasdorf, CEO of Jenman African Safaris and Hideaways has joined the ATTA Advisory Board as South African Director taking over from André Laget after his six year term came to an end.

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04 December 2020

One Horizon's Women's Centre Are Reopening

One Horizon Africa

One Horizon is delighted to announce that its Women’s Centers in Kenya are opening up after being closed for 8 months and 60 women and their families will be offered a place in the program that lasts 18 months.

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04 December 2020

Kamageo witnessing 70% improvement in attitude towards travel, thanks to vaccine.

Kamageo

With stage 5 of their monthly consumer research under way, Kamago is reporting that the newly added questions are showing encouraging signs of change in UK opinions towards Africa travel.

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04 December 2020

Just a Drop's Highlight of 2020

Just a Drop

2020 has been an unprecedented year for all of us. Across the pandemic, Just a Drop has been able to use our 20 years’ experience to reach and benefit thousands of people with safe water, improved hygiene and better sanitation.

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03 December 2020

Legendary Expeditions reopens Mwiba Lodge in Tanzania

Legendary Expeditions

Legendary Expeditions has reopened its flagship property, the beautiful Mwiba Lodge, this week. The first guests arrived to an elated cheer from staff who celebrated their long-awaited arrival yesterday. Karibuni tena! Welcome back!

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03 December 2020

Borana launches Day for girls Campaign

Borana

Borana Conservancy has teamed up with Days for Girls to break the silence through holistic menstrual health education and the distribution of washable and re-usable sanitary towels in Northern Kenya.

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03 December 2020

Matetsi Victoria Falls opens River House Private Villa for the Festive Season

Matetsi Victoria Falls

We are delighted to announce that due to high demand, the doors of our exclusive use 4-bedroom private villa – Matetsi River House – are open! And the villa is now available for this Festive Season.

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02 December 2020

Enhance your clients experience

Escape+Explore

ONE STOP PRIVATE & EXCLUSIVE CAPE TOWN GROUND SERVICES To help you navigate through the early stages of the opening of the borders and instill as much travel confidence as possible we have initiated an exclusive ONE-STOP GROUND SERVICE to help KICK START international tourism to South Africa.

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02 December 2020

Sabi Sabi - PCR Tests Available On Site

Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve

South African borders have re-opened for travel, subject to negative a PCR test. We are confident that this is a step in the right direction and that Sabi Sabi will soon welcome international guests to experience South Africa again.

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02 December 2020

Mantis partnership with the WaterBear Network

Mantis Collection

Mantis is proud to announce a partnership with the WaterBear Network. The WaterBear Network is a free and interactive streaming platform wholly dedicated to conservation.

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01 December 2020

Matetsi Victoria Falls - Wonderful Wildlife Sightings

Matetsi Victoria Falls

Matetsi Private Game Reserve is teeming with life and we are so happy to bring you the latest in our series of Wonderful Wildlife Sightings.Starting with June where we were in the heart of the dry Winter season. This is one of the best seasons for game viewing, with crisp mornings under cloudless blue skies, when both humans and wildlife come out to warm themselves under the beautiful winter sun. Apart from wildlife, the bush really shows off at this time of year with the most remarkable colour…

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01 December 2020

An African Anthology add two new properties to the portfolio

An African Anthology

Black Rhino Game Lodge and Mjejane River Lodge joined the portfolio!Both lodges are well established, firmly entrenched properties within the domestic and international space.

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01 December 2020

Help How Many Elephants to pilot solar internet in 3 rural schools in the Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa.

How Many Elephants

We need your help! Let me introduce you to Felicia - a young girl living in a remote rural community - Her current prospects to succeed and prosper are limited.

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