Travel Africa Magazine

Media and Publications

Gecko Publishing Ltd, 14 Simpson Drive, Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire OX25 5BB, United Kingdom
Member Number: 20132 Tel: +44 (0)1844 278883

TRAVEL AFRICA is the only international magazine dedicated to the promotion of travel to Africa, celebrating its diverse attractions, wildlife and culture, while offering practical travel advice and inspiration.

Published since 1997, TRAVEL AFRICA is produced quarterly and distributed in print via newsstands and specialist outlets in the UK, USA, South Africa and in 35 other countries. This includes in airport lounges and select office blocks in the City of London, through lodges and camps across Africa, and on all Safarilink flights. The top 3000 donors to African Wildlife Foundation are sent copies.

TRAVEL AFRICA is a high quality, substantive read of around 144-176 pages, drawing on top travel writers, photographers and experts across the continent. Each issue has at least 10 features, and dedicated sections on conservation and safari planning.

Additional content is published on, and through 'Travel Africa Extra', via email. The magazine is also available through and the Travel Africa magazine App on all mobile platforms (see your App store or

TRAVEL AFRICA reaches a highly targetted audience of confirmed African travellers. 84% of readers are loyal return travellers to Africa, and 87% are actively planning a trip in the next year. 

We work closely with our partners to develop campaigns to promote them through advertising, editorial, online directory and social media.

TRAVEL AFRICA is published in the UK by Gecko Publishing Ltd, which also produces MSAFIRI magazine for Kenya Airways, and CACIQUE for interCaribbean Airways. Previous titles have included Travel Zambia, Travel Namibia, Paa Tanzania, Kenya Yetu, Skyhost, ZiNG Caribbean and others. Our full portfolio of titles, current and past, can be seen at

For all queries please contact: Craig Rix  (

Where we operate

  • Botswana
  • Congo, Democratic Republic
  • Central African Republic
  • Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Gambia, The
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Morocco
  • Madagascar
  • Mauritius
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • South Africa
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Congo
  • United Kingdom
  • Sierra Leone


09 June 2021

Current issue of Travel Africa free to all members

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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13 January 2021

Travel Africa Magazine #91 now out

Why do lodges charge the rates they do, and what is the impact of tourism on communities and wildlife across Africa? In the new issue of Travel Africa magazine (#91, January-March 2021), now out, we look at the business of tourism, and why travel is so important for Africa's wildlife and communities.

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17 December 2020

Gecko Publishing relaunches Kenya Airways 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

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14 September 2020

Travel Africa magazine new issue out now

Having been in a period of Covid-induced aestivation, edition 90 of Travel Africa magazine has now been published. The ‘green issue’ explores how the climate affects your safari experience, from wildlife behaviour to the choices we make on when and where we travel.

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26 July 2019

Inside the latest Travel Africa magazine

The 176-page July-September issue of Travel Africa magazine includes a comprehensive 26-page overview of Botswana, with contributions from Dereck Joubert, Mike Main, James Gifford, Greg Fox and more; useful context, opinion and advice for anyone interested in Botswana. The other 11 features explore different ways of experiencing Africa, and we visit some new destinations. Should your clients forego the game drive and just sit by a waterhole and let the wildlife come to them?

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31 January 2019

Africa's changing cultural landscape

How is modernisation affecting Africa’s cultural landscape and how should we approach ‘cultural tourism’ in today’s environment? In the current issue of Travel Africa magazine we explore the subject in a series of articles spanning 18 pages. Brian Jackman interviews Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher to learn of their concerns for long-held cultural practices, and the photographers share some images from their latest books, African Twilight, which take us deeper into these deep-rooted traditions. Jackson Looseyia gives the Maasai perspective, Emma Gregg considers the role of tourists, and seven millennials in Nairobi tell Kelai Wanjiru what their cultural heritage means to them.

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22 October 2018

New wildlife themed issue of TRAVEL AFRICA now out

At 176 pages, and drawing on some of the continent's top writers and photographers, the new issue of TRAVEL AFRICA is a special themed celebration of Africa's diverse wildlife. Such a comprehensive overview of the continent's fauna has not been published before in one magazine, giving this issue particular appeal to all wildlife lovers.

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16 January 2018

January-March issue of Travel Africa magazine now out

The latest issue of Travel Africa magazine has now been distributed to all subscribers, newsstands and promotional outlets, including select office blocks in the City of London. The 168-page issue includes: Wildlife lovers' guide to Zambia; why you should visit Zimbabwe now; Unusual places to Stay; Nature's Best Photo Africa winning portfolio; Sierra Leone; 48 hours in Windhoek; budget camping in Botswana; addressing misperceptions about Ethiopia, and so much more...

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20 October 2017

Travel Africa 20th anniversary special issue now out

Based around the idea of 'the changing nature of the safari experience', the latest issue of Travel Africa magazine reflects on the changes that have taken place in the last 20 years, looks at evolutionary projects that shape the current safari experience, and considers what it might be like in the future – including which 'new' destinations we hope you'll be sending people to.

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03 March 2017

Latest issue of Travel Africa Extra out now

The latest issue of Travel Africa Extra is now available here. Travel Africa Extra is the new monthly online magazine produced by Travel Africa magazine to support its main quarterly print publication. Travel Africa Extra allows us to share more stories, advice and insight than can fit in the main magazine. Importantly, it allows us to tell more of the 'stories behind the stories', introducing readers to the great people and companies that drive the safari industry. To ensure you rece…

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20 February 2014

Travel Africa partners with AWF and Safarilink

Travel Africa magazine has recently partnered with African Wildlife Foundation (, a conservation group working solely on the continent of Africa, to increase awareness about the issues that threaten Africa’s natural heritage and what AWF and its partners are doing to conserve the continent’s wildlife and habitats. Under the new agreement, Gecko Publishing will produce a customised version of each issue of Travel Africa ( to be supplied to 3,000 of AW…

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