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30 June 2021

Lewa Wilderness Appoints Small World Marketing To Represent Them In UK And Europe

Lewa Wilderness

Lewa Wilderness (Kenya) today appoints UK-based specialist agency, Small World Marketing, as its Sales, Marketing and PR representative for the UK and Europe, commencing July 1st.

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30 June 2021

andBeyond Launches Limited Edition Itineraries to mark 30 years of Conservation

&Beyond

Conservation-led luxury travel company andBeyond is marking 30 years of conservation with the launch of limited edition itineraries, highlighting its pioneering business model, based on its ethos of Care of the Land, Care of the Wildlife and Care of the People.

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29 June 2021

New ATTA® members this month – June 2021

ATTA®

Safari Trails - Re-joined - African Based Travel Specialist – Kenya Svai Luxe Escapes - African Based Travel Specialist – Tanzania Uganda Tourism Board - Re-joined - Tourism Organisation – Uganda Wild Dog Design - Professional Partners - United Kingdom Tailormade Africa - UK Based Travel Specialist - United Kingdom Cape Grace - Re-joined - Accommodation Suppliers - South Africa Take Me To Africa - Solo Professional - United Kingdom

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29 June 2021

Good news from Bushtops - times two!

Bushtops Camps

As we try to balance sensible behaviour with the need for time away from home, we’re delighted to say that PCR Covid testing and certification are now available at all three of our camps (Mara Bushtops in Kenya, plus Serengeti Bushtops and Roving Bushtops in Tanzania).

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28 June 2021

HBD Príncipe To Reopen on October 1st, 2021

Classic Portfolio

We are delighted to announce the reopening of HBD Príncipe, with Sundy Praia and Roça Sundy welcoming guests again from 1st October 2021.

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28 June 2021

Ease Back into Travel on Private Multi-Generation Family Safaris with African Bush Camps

African Bush Camps

Gather every generation and ease back into travel together with a private family safari from African Bush Camps (ABC). The experience-focused, 100% African-owned and operated safari company offers 16 luxury tented bush camps and lodges in Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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27 June 2021

The Africa Hub teams up with Cheli & Peacock for an INTRODUCTION TO KENYA webinar | 29th June 2pm(UK)

The Africa Hub

Kathleen Leonard offered some green shoots of hope during our Country Catch Up webinar last week which she’ll no doubt expand on for this Introduction to Kenya webinar.

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27 June 2021

Wild Frontiers - Serengeti Wilderness Camp re-opening 01 July

Wild Frontiers

Wild Frontiers are pleased to announce that our team in Tanzania are putting up the Serengeti North Wilderness Camp up in the Serengeti, for the “crossing“ season.

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27 June 2021

Wilderness Safaris Supports Himba Community Vegetable Garden at Serra Cafema

Wilderness Safaris

As part of ongoing efforts to support the Himba community around Serra Cafema Camp in north-west Namibia, Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit partner, the Wilderness Wildlife Trust, has donated USD5 000 towards a community vegetable garden.

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24 June 2021

Wilderness Safaris Launches 2021 Africa in Focus Photo Competition

Wilderness Safaris

To celebrate the fifth edition of its esteemed “Africa in Focus” Photographic Competition, Wilderness Safaris, in partnership with Olympus cameras, is proud to announce its world-class judging panel, comprising award-winning wildlife photographers Brooke Bartleson, Shannon Wild and Suzi Eszterhas, along with luxury travel maven Melissa Biggs Bradley, and pioneering Zimbabwean conservationist, Moreangels Mbizah.

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24 June 2021

Wildlife Photographers Rush Back To Botswana

Pangolin Photo Safaris

The one thing that wildlife photographers prize, almost as much as a compliant leopard in a tree, is to have as much time as they need on a wildlife sighting to get their shot.

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21 June 2021

Update from Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines

Dear Partner Due to ongoing Covid uncertainty and in anticipation of some aftershocks for a period of time to come, schedule/capacity adjustments continue to be challenging tasks from an airline perspective.

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18 June 2021

Can we redesign conservation funding?

ATTA®

As conservation efforts across the continent have seen revenues plummet in line with the halt in global tourism a bold partnership from the Luc Hoffmann Institute and Internet of Elephants is investigating new revenue sources for conservation by monetising wildlife data and creating a market place for it using games and gamification techniques. Join them for a lively panel on June 29th when they will discuss ‘’ can we redesign conservation funding’’

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18 June 2021

The Africa Hub is joined by 13 destination experts for another "Country Catch Up" webinar | 22nd June, 2pm UK

The Africa Hub

Following on from the success of our first country catch up webinar back in April we will be gathering our 13 destination experts once again to give us a useful overview of the practicalities of travelling to their destination at this time.

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18 June 2021

Nungwi Dreams by Mantis – Phase 2 nears completion

Mantis Collection

Nungwi Dreams by Mantis is pleased to reveal the news of their second phase of development, adding a total of 2,800m2 to the resort, nears completion, expanding the number of keys and public areas.

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17 June 2021

Tourism continues in Namibia

Ultimate Safaris Namibia

The Namibian government have just announced their latest plans to curb a centralized spike in Covid-19 cases, and imposed additional restrictions as from 17 June 2021.

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17 June 2021

Hideaways Welcomes Shashani Matobo Hills Lodge to Its Portfolio

Hideaways

Being in the business of creating life-changing experiences and making dreams come true, Hideaways’ is expanding its portfolio to include locations where the veil between heaven and earth is thin.

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15 June 2021

Good Things Come to those Who Wait: Jenman African Safaris Guided Group Tours 2022

Jenman African Safaris

Africa has revived its cross-continental spirit of adventure, ready and waiting to welcome travellers to its rich and varied landscapes. Rising from the ashes of the global travel pause, Jenman African Safaris is excited to announce our new Guided Group Tours for 2022.

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15 June 2021

Insert #4 Employees – Insert #1

Louis Nel -The-Lawyer

As most companies will tell you, their employees constitute their most important asset. Handling that asset with care has never been more important than now due to the arrival of POPI.

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14 June 2021

Uganda is 'amber' - and the perfect stopover to the UK

Wild Frontiers

Uganda, currently listed as an amber country, may be the solution your clients are looking for when travelling to the UK from SA or a Red List country in Africa.

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10 June 2021

World Female Ranger Day

Brighter Group

WORLD FEMALE RANGER DAY TO LAUNCH WEDNESDAY 23RD JUNE 2021 New and Empowering Global Awareness Day Created by UK Charity How Many Elephants

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10 June 2021

Ethiopian Airlines passenger flight resumption to LHR eff 12th June 2021

Ethiopian Airlines

We are pleased to advise that Ethiopian Airlines shall resume direct passenger flights between Addis Ababa to London Heathrow effective 12th June 2021.

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09 June 2021

Wilderness Safaris Opens Bisate Kwanda Day Lounge - The First of its Kind in Rwanda

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris Bisate Lodge at Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda, is enhancing its guest experience by opening the exclusive Bisate Kwanda Day Lounge, to accommodate early arrivals and later departures.

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09 June 2021

Hideaways' Welcomes Two New Properties to their Portfolio

Hideaways

In a conscious and consistent effort to learn from nature, creating and adapting with awareness, Hideaways’ has been spending time laying foundations for growth.

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09 June 2021

Current issue of Travel Africa free to all members

Travel Africa Magazine

The current issue of Travel Africa magazine – a virtual hug of sorts with our readers who are missing Africa – is available free of charge to all ATTA members

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08 June 2021

Olepangi Farm - A Family Affair

Olepangi Farm

If the last year has taught us all one thing, it's that time spent with friends and family is precious and something to celebrate!  Over the last year we have been busying away making some big changes to the farm that means we can now confidently, in true Olepangi style, welcome guests of all ages, to our home from home.

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03 June 2021

The Africa Hub teams up with Coquille Bonheur for an Introduction to Mauritius webinar | 8th June 2pm(UK)

The Africa Hub

Join The Africa Hub as they team up with the destination experts at Coquille Bonheur for an Introduction to Mauritus webinar.

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03 June 2021

Kicheche is delighted to kickstart the new season with a newly modified photography vehicle

Kicheche Camps

We are excited to introduce our newly modified photography vehicle at Kicheche Bush Camp providing photographers an extra lower edge in order to enable them to capture their award winning shots.

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02 June 2021

Wilderness Safaris Welcomes Guests to Zambia's Vast Busanga Plains

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris is delighted to welcome guests back to Zambia’s Kafue National Park for the first time since the onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Shumba Camp will open in June, and Busanga Bush Camp will follow in August.

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01 June 2021

Olepangi Farm - Introducing our 5 bedroom Exclusive Use House

Olepangi Farm

We are excited to share that we have recently increased our much loved Grande Dame, Olepagni House, from 3 to 5 bedrooms, accommodating larger families and privately guided trips.

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01 June 2021

The Safari Collection’s helicopter takes to the skies

The Safari Collection

After a quiet year, our helicopter pilot is thrilled to have taken to the skies once again in our private helicopter. Stationed between Solio Lodge in Laikipia and Sasaab in Samburu, our heli is ready to transport guests on the most magical adventures to some of Kenya’s wildest destinations.

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