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31 May 2021

Zambia "New and Unusual" - Webinar

Zambian Ground Handlers

Join us in discussing the 'New and Unusual' Zambia. Hosted by Honour Schram de Jong, the speakers of this Webinar will be Nick Aslin from Zambian Ground Handlers, Vincent Kouwenhoven from Green Safaris, John Coppinger from Remote Africa Safaris, and Luke Evans from Tusk and Mane Safaris

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27 May 2021

New ATTA® members this month – May 2021

ATTA®

The Africa Travel Boutique - African Based Travel Specialist – Kenya Namibia Tourism Board (Re-joined) - Tourism Organisation – Namibia African Adventure Specialists - African Based Travel Specialist – Kenya InventTour - Professional Partners – Australia Nile Safari Lodge - Accommodation Suppliers – Uganda Zambia Tourism Board (Re- joined) - Tourism Organisation - United Kingdom Dion Wines and Spirits East Africa – Retail – Kenya

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27 May 2021

Insert #3 Prior Authorisation

Louis Nel -The-Lawyer

READWITH: https://www.justice.gov.za/inforeg/docs/InfoRegSA-GuidanceNote-PriorAuthorisation-20210311.pdf

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27 May 2021

Travel To Zambia in a Time of COVID…Your Questions Answered - 27 May 21

Zambian Ground Handlers

Zambian authorities last week issued revised guidelines for entry requirements and protocols for travellers arriving in Zambia. We have highlighted what happened in the meeting below:

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26 May 2021

Olepangi Farm - Introducing our new Pool & Pool House

Olepangi Farm

THE POOL & POOL HOUSE IS OPEN  We are delighted to announce that our fabulous infinity pool and pool house is complete!

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25 May 2021

Lemala Wildwaters Lodge in Uganda Reopens!

Lemala Camps and Lodges

The whole team at Lemala Wildwaters Lodge were beyond excited to have reopened their island home last week, and can guarantee that the wait has been well and truly worth it!

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25 May 2021

Serengeti Balloon Safaris opens in Northern and Western Serengeti

Serengeti Balloon Safaris

Serengeti Balloon Safaris is preparing to open its seasonal bases in Kirawira and Kogatende, ready for the 1st June. In Kogatende, we will be flying from June until the middle of November, making the most of the wildebeest migration in this beautiful area.

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25 May 2021

First Invitation EVER to the Game Count in the Gondwana Kalahari Park

Gondwana Collection Namibia

“Don’t talk to me. I’m counting.” For the first time in the tourism company's history, Gondwana Collection Namibia is offering the public the opportunity to take part in the annual game count in the Gondwana Kalahari Park on 25 and 26 June.

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24 May 2021

Join The Africa Hub's Introduction to Morocco Webinar | 25th May, 2pm(UK)

The Africa Hub

The Africa Hub is set to launch its second North African destination this week, starting with a webinar introducing Morocco and all it has to offer.

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24 May 2021

Boy oh Boy! New Rhino Born in Sera Conservancy’s Rhino Sanctuary

Saruni

On behalf of Sera Community Conservancy in Northern Kenya, Saruni lodges & camps is delighted to share the news that a new male rhino calf was born in the Sera Rhino Sanctuary on 18th May 2021.

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19 May 2021

All Elewana Properties to Welcome Guests from 1st June 2021

Elewana Afrika

It is with great excitement that we announce that all Elewana Camps* will open on the 1st June 2021.

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18 May 2021

Peermont Celebrates Trust Graduates

Peermont Hotels Casinos Resorts

Despite the challenging economic climate caused by COVID-19 Peermont’s Corporate Social Investment (CSI) obligations remain focused on making a difference.

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17 May 2021

The Africa Hub launched its Sponsored Spotlight webinar series, kicking off with Mozambique

The Africa Hub

Today The Africa Hub is launching its Sponsored Spotlight webinar series which will see 4 properties from Mozambique give a short 10-15 minute presentation on their region, property and key USPs. This will be followed by a Q&A session.

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17 May 2021

CITW Botswana Hosts Inspiring Conservation Science Camp for Girls

Wilderness Safaris

In an effort to encourage and empower school girls in rural areas to develop an interest in environmental and conservation science, Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Botswana, Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit partner, held a five-day Conservation Science Camp for 30 girls from Ngambao Community Junior Secondary School in Seronga, in Botswana’s North-West District.

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14 May 2021

Not one, but TWO new Green Safaris properties will be open by June

Green Safaris

Meet Green Safaris' two new eco-properties: Shawa Luangwa Camp, which has just opened!, and Chisa Busanga Camp, which will be opening on June 1st.

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13 May 2021

Cottar's is open and Wildebeest are coming

Cottar's Safaris

Last week President Kenyatta eased lockdown restrictions for travel to and around Kenya. International flights to Kenya are open, the number of Covid-19 cases are relatively low and we welcome visitors back to our beautiful country and to our camp and bush villa in the Masai Mara AND the Great Migration is on its way back to the Mara.

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13 May 2021

A Powerful New Male Coalition Has Been Introduced to Mabula

Extraordinary

We are delighted to announce that after a great deal of in-depth research and searching for the exact genetically unrelated match, The Greater Mabula Private Game Reserve has welcomed three young-adult male lions to the fold.

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12 May 2021

Bringing Tesla Power to Azura for sustainable socially distanced travel

Azura

AFRICA's First Tesla powered Solar beach Hotel. Its not just Azura's Palm trees that are green. It's wonderful news that Vaccines seem to be making people more confident to travel again - and there's now even more reason to consider Azura Mozambique.

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12 May 2021

Matetsi Victoria Falls new Factsheet and e-Brochure

Matetsi Victoria Falls

At Matetsi Victoria Falls we have taken the extra time available to us over the past year to focus on the positive and continued upliftment of our brand through upgrading our digital presence.

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11 May 2021

Vumbura's Hot Air Ballooning Season Begins in the Okavango Delta

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris is delighted to announce the start of its hot air ballooning season at Vumbura Plains Camp in Botswana. From 18 April through 15 September 2021, guests can enjoy a unique hot air balloon safari, drifting slowly over the Okavango Delta.

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10 May 2021

Ultimate Safaris launched ONDULI RIDGE

Ultimate Safaris Namibia

Ultimate Safaris is known for pioneering safaris in Namibia. Driven by an enthusiasm to explore and a determination to provide a great service in extreme locations, we started by operating relatively lightweight mobile camps in impossibly remote corners of Namibia more than 20 years ago.

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10 May 2021

NEW Asilia Adventure: Join our Trip with a Difference

Asilia Africa

Joining our extensive portfolio of unique Asilia Adventures, we are thrilled to launch our debut scheduled departure: Conservation, Communities & Cameras: A Trip with a Difference (15 – 22 November 2021).

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06 May 2021

New Enchanted Lakes Trek!

African Ascents

If trekking off the beaten path interests you then this is the trip for you. This trek takes you to some of the most remote parts of the mountain on routes seldom walked by other trekkers.

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