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28 October 2021

Dolphin Tours and Safaris Tanzania Now Fully Vaccinated

Dolphin Tours & Safaris

As the tourism industry in Tanzania slowly recovers from the effects of the pandemic, Dolphin Tours and Safaris Limited is proudly positioning itself with its entire workforce trained to ensure the health and safety of guests as well as fellow team members.

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28 October 2021

The Retreat at Giraffe Manor welcomes guests

The Safari Collection

Our brand-new Retreat next door to Giraffe Manor is welcoming guests to Nairobi’s newest and most magnificent day room and wellness experience. Discover photos and more on The Retreat website.

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28 October 2021

New ATTA® members this month – October 2021

ATTA®

Memorable Journeys - African Based Travel Specialist - Zambia Safari Portal - Professional Partners - United States African Sensations - African Based Travel Specialist - South Africa SKYIN - North American Based Travel Specialist - United States Wayo Africa (Re-joined) - African Based Travel Specialist - Tanzania Mopane Bush Lodge - Accommodation Suppliers - South Africa Lilayi Lodge - Accommodation Suppliers - Zambia Boundless Southern Africa (Re-joined) - Tourism Organisation - South Africa EEC Software - Professional Partners - United Kingdom Book Tourism - Solo Professional - South Africa

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27 October 2021

Ethiopian Airlines Partners with Aero HygenX for Deployment of Autonomous UV-C Disinfecting Solution

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Group and Aero HygenX executives, inventors of RAY – an autonomous aircraft sanitization robot – signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining a plan for fleetwide deployment and regional marketing of Aero HygenX’s autonomous UV-C light disinfecting robot.

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27 October 2021

Celebrate with the Seychelles

Kamageo

On behalf of Tourism Seychelles, we have the pleasure of inviting you to join us in celebrating The Seychelles Islands re-opening to UK travellers. It has been a long wait, but it's finally over.

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26 October 2021

Singita's Neelamani Padayachee – Group Roaming Chef

Singita

Born and raised on South Africa’s East Coast and boasting a Sri Lankan and South Indian heritage, Neelamani Padayachee (Vanie) grew up surrounded with the flavours and inspiration of many different cuisines.

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26 October 2021

Desert & Delta Safari’s Increases Its Portfolio with The Acquisition of Nxamaseri Island Lodge

Desert & Delta Safaris

Desert & Delta Safaris is delighted to announce a new addition to its luxury lodge portfolio. The company which is based, owned and operated in Botswana, has purchased Nxamaseri Island Lodge, increasing its stunning range of lodges and camps to a total of nine.

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25 October 2021

Saxon Hotel 100% Vaccinated

Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa

The team at the Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa are excited to share the news that the entire team at the hotel has been 100% vaccinated.

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25 October 2021

Vumbura Plains' New Menu Showcases Wilderness Safaris' Focus on Sourcing Local

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris has introduced a revitalised menu at Vumbura Plains in Botswana’s Okavango Delta that is even more closely aligned with traditional local cuisine.

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22 October 2021

RETURN Africa joins Classic Portfolio

Classic Portfolio

Classic Portfolio is delighted to welcome RETURN Africa as the latest addition to our independent collection of lodges and camps in Africa's wild (and not so wild) places.

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22 October 2021

It is official, Rwanda is on the UK's safe travel list

RwandAir

With Rwanda and all other African destinations in our network off U.K.'s red list of travel, we could not be more excited to announce the introduction of additional frequencies to London Heathrow in time for the end-of-year season.

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21 October 2021

Zambezi Cruise and Safaris expand their portfolio

Zambezi Cruise Safaris

Zambezi Cruise and Safaris, Zimbabwe’s premier cruise and safari company, has added the Zambezi Trader houseboat to their ever-expanding fleet, and portfolio of lodges, situated in top tourist destinations around Zimbabwe.

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21 October 2021

Matetsi Victoria Falls establishes in-house Anti-poaching Unit

Matetsi Victoria Falls

We are delighted to share the news of the establishment of an in-house anti-poaching unit on Matetsi Private Game Reserve. The latest step in our conservation journey, which we recently documented in this short video.

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20 October 2021

Relaxing stays just got more relaxing!

Peermont Hotels Casinos Resorts

Relaxing stays just got more relaxing! When staying at a hotel you want everything at your fingertips, and our NEW Peermont Hotels App gives you 24/7 access to a wide variety of features and services when you stay at a Peermont Hotel.

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20 October 2021

Kapama Private Game Reserve: more than 90% of staff vaccinated!

An African Anthology

The safety and well-being of our guests has always been of paramount concern. We have taken all precautions and measures to ensure guests have a safe stay with us.

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19 October 2021

House in the Wild introduces two luxury private Wild Villa offerings

House in the Wild

Lippa and Tarquin Wood, from House in the Wild are excited to introduce two incredible private villa offerings; Amani and Jamani House.

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18 October 2021

Our new Lemala Website has launched today!

Lemala Camps and Lodges

We are absolutely delighted to share our new Lemala website with you all. Our website reflects just how important our communities are - our staff, our travel industry friends all over the world and our local communities coming together to create memorable and authentic Lemala experiences, ~ what we refer to as The Spirit Of Lemala.

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18 October 2021

It's green for GO at Nomad Tanzania

Nomad Tanzania - Camps

It's green for go We're off UK's red list! We're jumping for joy at the UK giving Tanzania the green light, just in time for green season.

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18 October 2021

Asisten Travel - Madagascar is Reopening

Asisten Travel Madagascar

Asisten Travel are excited to announce that travellers will be able to visit Madagascar from November. Flights between Madagascar, La Réunion and Mauritius will begin again on October the 23rd, but as of the 6th of November flights will restart from Europe.

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15 October 2021

Hello Again George

Airlink

With summer on the doorstep, Airlink will re-introduce scheduled services between Johannesburg and George from 01 November 2021.

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15 October 2021

Ethiopian Airlines Enter into an Interline Agreement with South Africa’s Airlink

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines (ET) is delighted to announce that it has signed an interline agreement with Airlink(4Z), an airline based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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14 October 2021

Okavango Spirit House Boat

Natural Selection

Switching off has always been top priority for us at Natural Selection and the sheer thought of exploring the pristine waterways of the Okavango Delta from the privacy of your bedroom, totally floats our boat!

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12 October 2021

Ethiopian Airlines Renews USD 110 Million Deal with the Texas Based SabreSonic and Adopts Set of Solutions to Power Recovery

Ethiopian Airlines

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia and SOUTHLAKE, Texas– 11 October 2021– Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, and Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopia’s flag carrier and the largest airline in Africa, have renewed their long-term strategic partnership for another seven years with minimum commitment of USD 110 million.

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07 October 2021

Kili Villa launches innovative booking engine at the 1st EAC Regional Tourism Expo in Arusha

Kili Villa

Visit us this upcoming weekend during the 1st tourism expo organized by the Tanzanian Tourist Board in cooperation with the East African Community.

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07 October 2021

Ethiopian Airlines is delighted to introduce a new  product - My Sheba Space.

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines has unveiled a new digital option when booking seats, called ‘My Sheba Space’, this option enables economy class travellers to purchase one or more empty seats on-board to get extra space and relax during the flight.

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06 October 2021

Airlink to resume Polokwane flights

Airlink

Airlink, the independent regional airline, will resume scheduled air services to and from Polokwane from the 18 October 2021.

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06 October 2021

Sigh of relief as Ngorongoro entrance fee proposal Scrapped

ZaraTours Inc.

The management of Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) would like to inform all Tour Operators that we are aware you received a notice of intention to collect tourism fees from the Ngorongoro District Council – Executive Director. The notice mentioned the said to commence on 1st October 2021.

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05 October 2021

Tongabezi, Livingstone Island, and Shawa Luangwa Camp celebrate being vaccinated

Green Safaris

Green Safaris has been on a mission to vaccinate all of our teams across Zambia and Malawi. Since each of our properties is hidden in handpicked in wild, isolated locations, this has been a fun challenge.

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05 October 2021

Wilderness Rwanda's War on Waste: Re-Using, Reducing, Recycling - And Upcycling!

Wilderness Safaris

In an ongoing drive to minimise waste, Wilderness Safaris Rwanda, together with local communities and businesses, has developed novel ways to tackle waste at Magashi in Akagera and Bisate Lodge near Volcanoes National Park.

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04 October 2021

Flatdogs Camp gets Vaccinated

Flatdogs Camp

We are pleased to announce that all Flatdogs Camp hospitality staff have now been fully vaccinated and continue to maintain some of the best COVID protocols you will come across anywhere.

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04 October 2021

Jenman African Safaris Launches New Zimbabwe Villa Collection

Jenman African Safaris

Jenman African Safaris is excited to announce the launch of our Zimbabwe Villa Collection, encouraging exclusive and safe family travel. Our carefully selected high-end, socially conscious and remote properties offer the perfect solution to provide peace of mind for a COVID friendly getaway.

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