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29 June 2022

Join us! Country Catch Up with The Africa Hub | Tues, 05th July 2022 @ 2pm

The Africa Hub

For the next in The Africa Hub's very popular "Country Catch Up" series we have gathered 22 of our destination experts together to give a brief overview of the situation on the ground from their respective destinations.

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29 June 2022

New ATTA® members this month – June 2022

ATTA®

African Safari Collective - Accommodation Suppliers - South Africa The Bayete Collection - Accommodation Suppliers – Zimbabwe Orbis Expeditions (Re-joined) - UK Based Travel Specialist - United Kingdom Karibu Camps & Lodges (Re-joined) - Accommodation Suppliers - Tanzania Infinite Safari Adventures - North American Based Travel Specialist - United States ADORE Africa - African Based Travel Specialist - South Africa

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28 June 2022

Desert Elephant Conservation Study Returns to Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp

Wilderness Safaris

In April 2022 Wilderness Safaris played proud host to the principal researchers of the Desert Elephant Conservation study – Laura Brown and Rob Ramey – at its Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp in Namibia.

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23 June 2022

The Reimagined Hamiltons Tented Camp in Kruger National Park

Extraordinary

We are thrilled to announce the extensive redesign of the renowned Hamiltons Tented Camp deep in the heart of the Mluwati Concession of Kruger. Many will know and love the unique position of the luxury tented camp named after the legendary Cl. Stevenson Hamilton (first warden of Kruger National Park).

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23 June 2022

Driving lasting change through the Singita Lowveld Trust's community partnerships

Singita

For humankind to thrive, the environment has to, too. And the inverse is also true. At Singita, our commitment to the long-term welfare of planet and people informs all of our operations, and the growing urgency and increased emphasis on immediate and drastic action is pivotal in shaping our policies.

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21 June 2022

Wayo Africa Announce Ambitious Development Plans Into 2023 to Enhance Customer Experience Whilst Keeping True to Their Active and Green Safari Roots

Green Travel Marketing

Wayo Africa, whose heartland has always been in developing immersive, activity-focused, sustainable safaris, is delighted to confirm that they will be maintaining their current portfolio of camps in northern Tanzania.

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21 June 2022

Khwai Expeditions Camp - Bush Jacuzzi

Khwai Expeditions Camp

Introducing our latest offering at Khwai Expeditions Camp… we understand the need for that romantic getaway, enjoying a safari experience whilst treating your loved one to some luxury, and creating sensual memorable moments.

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21 June 2022

Wilderness Donates Five Satellite Collars to Aid Ecoexist in Tracking Botswana Elephant Movement

Wilderness Safaris

As part of Wilderness Safaris’ impact strategy to help alleviate human-wildlife conflict in its areas of operation, the company has donated five satellite collars to Ecoexist to help collect data and map elephant movements and corridors in northern Botswana.

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17 June 2022

Ol Lentille – new owners, new contemporary African interiors

Ol Lentille

Ol Lentille in northern Kenya’s Laikipia is excited to announce new owners – Andre and Laura Cohen (who are previous guests) saw an exciting opportunity to elevate the whole Ol Lentille experience and continue all the great community and conservation work of the previous owners.

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17 June 2022

The first Hybrid car to be available for rental in Namibia

Gondwana Collection Namibia

The Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid was introduced to the Gondwana Collection Namibia and Namibia2Go family in April 2022; and now this pioneer vehicle can add three new titles to its list of achievements, including the 2022 Car of the Year Award.

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17 June 2022

Paint The Bush Green With Miracle Experience

Miracle Experiences Tanzania

At Miracle Experience, we are constantly striving to promote sustainability & eco-tourism. We believe that small changes within a company, as well as the entire operation of how a company runs, can have a significant impact on the environment.

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16 June 2022

Traveller Transfers through Namibia with Go2

Gondwana Collection Namibia

Gondwana Collection Namibia has launched nine transfer routes to Namibia’s top destinations! The transfer service aims to compensate for the current shortage of rental cars following the Covid 19 - pandemic. And is already off to an exciting start with great support!

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15 June 2022

Africa Geographic announce Photographer of the Year 2022 winners

Africa Geographic

Africa Geographic has announced the winners of Photographer of the Year 2022. The winner and two runners-up share the princely sum of US$10,000 and will join AG CEO Simon Espley on the ultimate private safari in Botswana, where they’ll take more wonderful snaps of Africa’s wildlife, landscapes and people.

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14 June 2022

Atua Enkop Africa Group - 2022 High Season Preparation, with an intensive seven day training course to all our Driver Guides from Zarek Cockar.

Atua Enkop Africa

On the 21st April 2022, driver guides from the four camps that form the Atua Enkop Africa Group, embarked on an intensive seven day training course.

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13 June 2022

Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve Acquires Prana Lodge

Oceana Beach & Wildlife Reserve

The team behind one of the Eastern Capes premier boutique hotels, Oceana Beach & Wildlife Reserve are proud to announce the acquisition of Prana Lodge, a unique 5-star luxury beach lodge and wellness spa set in a pristine forest alongside the spectacular Chintsa Bay, just outside East London and within minutes of rolling savannah and private game viewing.

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10 June 2022

Storm Napier joins the ATTA® HQ team as Marketing & Communications Director

ATTA®

ATTA® is delighted to welcome Storm Napier who is joining the team as Marketing & Communications Director based primarily out of Cape Town.

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10 June 2022

Elevated spaces – dedicated galleries usher in a new era for African art at Singita

Singita

Singita’s roots in Africa have always informed its vision for the future, and the creativity of its people inspires the heart and soul of our spaces. These all-important links to the history and heritage of Africa resonate profoundly with our guests.

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10 June 2022

Volcanoes Safaris partners with Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund for the new Ellen DeGeneres Campus in Rwanda

Volcanoes Safaris

Kigali, Rwanda (20 May 2022): Volcanoes Safaris is pleased to announce a long term partnership to support the new Ellen Fossey Campus for its vital work to protect gorillas in the wild.

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09 June 2022

Route Unveiled for Much-Anticipated 2022 Nedbank Tour De Tuli Mountain Bike Adventure

Wilderness Safaris

Organisers have proudly unveiled the awe-inspiring route for the exclusive 2022 Nedbank Tour de Tuli, the internationally acclaimed mountain bike tour, and one-of-a-kind wilderness adventure that traverses three countries, namely South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana. Kicking off on 19 July, the Tour serves as the primary fundraiser for Children in the Wilderness (CITW), Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit partner, which facilitates sustainable conservation through leadership development and education of rural children in Africa.

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09 June 2022

Let us guide you - Natural Selection Private Guide Safaris

Natural Selection

If you or any of your clients are looking for an exceptional guided safari experience, our Private Safari Guides are an ideal way to add incredible value to any trip by allowing guests the opportunity to see and experience the true wilds of Africa in a very intimate and profound way.

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08 June 2022

Breaking ground Proactively – Chris De Wet – Promoted to our Director of Operations

Proactive Hospitality Solutions

Forward-thinking leaders are prepared for change and can evolve when challenges arise. Chris’ commitment and passion realizes our objectives and his positivity builds morale.

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08 June 2022

Remembering an old-fashioned gentleman: Nigel Pavitt

Saruni

Author, photographer, friend of the Samburu people and true Kenya legend Nigel Pavitt has passed away after a long, productive, inquisitive, adventurous, travel-filled life that lasted 85 years.

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08 June 2022

Join us - Destination Training Week | 13 -20 June 2022 @ 2pm (UK) daily

The Africa Hub

Continuing on from the very successful Destination Training Week we did in March with OurAfrica.Travel, we are delighted to announce we will be doing another week ahead of ATTA®‘s celebrated in-person trade show, Experience Africa!

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07 June 2022

Sanctuary Tambarare in Ol Pejeta Conservancy is now open!

Sanctuary Retreats

Located in a secluded spot in the wildlife rich 90,000 acre Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Sanctuary Tambarare delivers the perfect balance of adventure and serenity.

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07 June 2022

World Environment Day

Small World Marketing

In celebration of World Environment Day, Small World Marketing is proud to showcase just some of the work their clients undertake in order to support impactful change in their tourism operations in Eastern and Southern Africa.

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07 June 2022

Imvelo Safari Lodges have successfully brought rhino back to Hwange after nearly 20years!

Imvelo Safari Lodges

After a journey of 17+ hours and 700+ kilometers across Zimbabwe, the first two white rhino to roam Hwange in nearly 20 years are now settling into their new home in the Imvelo Ngamo Wildlife Sanctuary bordering the park.

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06 June 2022

Two New Properties in Zambia are Officially Open - Sungani Lodge & Kulandila Camp

Sungani

Sungani Lodge and its sister Camp Kulandila are now officially open. The two family-owned and operated lifestyle safari properties will be welcoming their first guests in just a few days.

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06 June 2022

2023 - The New Era of Travel

Jenman African Safaris

Over the last 2+ years, the world has changed. Countries, economies, political realities, social structures, and personal opinions on various issues have permanently altered.

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06 June 2022

Wilderness Vumbura Plains Announces 2022 Hot Air Ballooning Season

Wilderness Safaris

The newly refurbished Wilderness Vumbura Plains is excited to announce that the highly anticipated 2022 hot air ballooning season has commenced.

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05 June 2022

Ethiopian to Feature on BBC One – The Airport: Back in The Skies – Monday 6th June

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines will feature in BBC One’s returning series The Airport – Back in the Skies. The series started its broadcast on Monday 9 May at 8.30pm on BBC One.

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03 June 2022

ResRequest and Peach Payments Now in Mauritius

ResRequest

ResRequest & Peach Payments are now in Mauritius! ResRequest is your all-in-one accommodation management software, whether you are a private resort or a boutique hotel.

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03 June 2022

TUESDAY TALK - 7th June: Congo Conservation Company

Classic Portfolio

Classic Portfolio invites you to REGISTER for our TUESDAY TALK with Congo Conservation Company REPUBLIC OF CONGO & CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

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03 June 2022

Children in the Wilderness South Africa Welcomes Revised Management Board for 2022

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit partner, Children in the Wilderness (CITW), is thrilled to announce the appointment of long-standing CITW South Africa Board member Mike White as its new Chairman.

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