Orbital Communications are specialists in Africa and the Indian Ocean, providing integrated sales and marketing solutions for unique travel brands internationally.
Launched in January 2012, Orbital Communications is owned and operated by Simon Beck a well-known and respected personality in the industry, who is passionate about travel and the unique properties he represents. Simon has extensive experience in the travel sector, having worked for some of the UK's leading travel organisations before seeing a gap in the market and setting up his own business. He has worked with the African travel industry for over fifteen years, creating and managing powerful sales and marketing campaigns. These high-level projects saw him working closely with numerous Tourism Ministers and Directors of Tourism Boards especially during the six years he worked on World Travel Market, where he managed and developed the Africa region.
Simon has travelled extensively in Africa and has worked with numerous tourism boards, tour operators and lodges over the years. He has a sound understanding and extensive experience of how to sell and market this diverse and exciting region.
This industry is all about relationships and Orbital Communications have long-standing, established partnerships with numerous leading tour operators, who we work with strategically to maximise visibility and bookings for our clients.
We are experienced, well connected and passionate about the travel industry and responsible tourism. We have a successful track record of launching and developing visibility for travel brands within the industry and are committed to giving our clients outstanding value and the appropriate support and delivery.
We are a small focussed business based in the UK and we pride ourselves in consistently delivering outstanding support, service and results for our clients and travel partners.
Our philosophy is simple; we use our imagination, contacts and experience to leverage a fresh perspective, thus ensuring our clients get maximum impact and results.
Orbital Communications takes pride in consistently delivering outstanding support, service and exceeding its clients expectations.
We proudly represent:
Alfajiri Villas www.alfajirivillas.com
Angama Mara www.angama.com
Cheli & Peacock Safari's www.chelipeacock.com
Ol Lentille www.ol-lentille.com
Where we operate
- Beach Holidays
- Bird Watching
- Flying Safaris
- Riding Safaris
- Safaris - Fixed Camp
- Camel Safaris
- Walking Safaris
- Guided flying safaris
- Eco tourism
Our Commitment to Responsible Tourism
We are committed to supporting and promoting responsible tourism and only market and promote lodges with a long term commitment to this. We believe that all tourism needs to be sustainable, involve and support local communities and protect and conserve our wildlife for future generations.
14 July 2020
Simon Beck is proud to be representing Lengishu an exclusive use family home found at the heart of the Borana Conservancy, Kenya’s newest and most successful rhino sanctuary. Accommodating up to 12 guests, this exclusive use private home is perfect for large family gatherings and groups of friends, boasting uninterrupted views of the Lewa-Borana landscape and deep into Kenya’s Northern Frontier.Read More
25 February 2020
Angama is opening a seasonal exclusive use mobile camp of four stunning tents in the private south west corner of the Mara Triangle. Angama Safari Camp opens 1st July until end of September 2020 (October on request) looking onto the plains and the heart of the mega herds of the Great Migration. For more information please email email@example.comRead More
29 October 2019
Angama Mara and the people behind it have brought something totally unique to the top-end East African safari circuit. The dream of this stunning lodge was over 20 years in the planning and the end result can only take your breath away. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or see www.angama.comRead More
11 June 2019
It’s an exciting week next week as 20 leading African experiences join the UK Africa Showcase where we have over 150 operators and agents joining us for product updates and networking in Manchester, Cirencester and London. With videos and interactive presentations we are bringing leading African experiences to the UK market in a fun and different format. Any operators that want to sign up last minute please see our schedule below and email email@example.com or call 01603 291806Read More
18 September 2017
Please update your websites and marketing materials with the stunning new Alfajiri photographs found hereAlfajiri is renowned as East Africa’s most exclusive beach retreat and is wildly lavish, opulent and individual. A complete one off, there is no comparable beach villa experience in East Africa.Comprising of three completely unique villas located on the south Kenya coast at Diani which can be booked individually for honeymoons, romantic breaks or family adventures. Each villa includes …Read More
31 July 2017
Alfajiri Villas have long been regarded as the most exclusive beach property in Kenya and Simon Beck is proud and excited to now be representing this iconic coastal experience. Comprising of three completely unique villas which can be booked individually for honeymoons, romantic breaks or family adventures. Each villa comes with your own butler and offers unrivalled exclusivity, impressive private swimming pools and stunning sea and beach views. Pioneering in its concept and its u…Read More
01 February 2017
Simon Beck, owner of Orbital Communications is delighted to be representing Zuri Zanzibar, which opens later in 2017 in Kendwa in the northern part of Zanzibar. Zuri Zanzibar is Zanzibar’s first Design Hotel and there are 55 stand-alone stunning bungalows, suites and villas built around landscaped spice gardens and private areas to relax and recharge. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0)1603 291806 or view the teaser websit…Read More
06 January 2017
The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille, Laikipia's first all villa property is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Four spectacular villas provide guests a truly special and memorable stay in northern Kenya's stunning Laikipia region. Ol Lentille is a pioneering conservation and community project donated to the local community by its creators John and Gill Elias who live at the lodge and manage the property, the objective is to protect the wildlife and via sustainable tourism give back…Read More
13 June 2016
The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille is delighted to announce that their conservation area has recently increased size from 25,000 acres to over 40,000 acres. This successful conservation and community partnership is a pioneering example of how private partnerships with the community can successfully work in Kenya. The team with the local communities have proudly created, conserved and protected over 40,000 acres of pristine wilderness which means guests enjoy an area three times the size of Ma…Read More
09 March 2016
Cape Town’s hottest new hotel in the most exclusive location in Clifton Simon Beck owner of Orbital Communications is delighted to be representing 21 Nettleton. For more information please contact email@example.com call +44 (0)1603 291806 or view www.21nettleton.com Read More
05 October 2015
Simon Beck owner of Orbital Communications is delighted to be representing The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille in Laikipia in Northern Kenya. Ol Lentille opened in 2007 as Laikipia’s first lodge with private villas and is an amazing example of sustainable tourism, community partnership and world class architecture and interior design. The lodge is located in 25,000 acres of stunning hills and valleys and offers excellent sightings of elephant, leopard, wild dog, hyena, cheetah, zebra and great…Read More
11 November 2014
The eagerly anticipated Saruni Ocean opens its doors on the 15th December 2014. Located on the secluded magical shores of Msambweni on Kenya’s spectacular south coast, the new resort creates a fabulous new Saruni safari and beach combination. Saruni is delighted to launch a spectacular 10 and 14 night exciting itinerary taking you off the beaten track to experience Saruni Samburu, Saruni Mara and Saruni Ocean. Please see the itinerary for 10 nights and 14 nights Highlights include: -&nbs…Read More
30 June 2014
Saruni Ocean, Saruni’s exciting new beach resort opens on 15thDecember 2014 south of Diani at magical Msambweni. Complimenting the Saruni safari lodge collection perfectly, Saruni Ocean is a truly exceptional and 'beyond luxury' experience and a fantastic beginning or ending to any safari adventure. Click here to view the first images of Saruni Ocean. These images are a preview of what is to come. Saruni Ocean is the new and fitting addition to the prestigious Sar…Read More
04 February 2014
Simon Beck, owner of Orbital Communications, is delighted to announce they will be representing Makanyane in South Africa’s malaria free and much loved Madikwe Game Reserve. Makanyane is a very intimate lodge of just 8 suites and is surrounded by its privately owned 1,800 hectares in lush forests overlooking the Marico River. It was designed by award winning architects and has had a loyal following since it opened in 2003. Makanyane has built up a reputation as one of the most respected …Read More
13 January 2014
Simon Beck, owner of Orbital Communications, is delighted to announce they will be representing Saruni in Europe and their much loved and respected collection of lodges. It’s very exciting times ahead for Saruni who own and operate three unique lodges in Kenya, Saruni Samburu, Saruni Mara and Saruni Wild. In addition, Saruni Ocean, an exciting new beach property located south of Diani at Msambweni opens at the end of 2014. Saruni has built up a reputation as one of the most respected saf…Read More