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23 December 2021

A Very Kenyan Christmas from The Safari Collection

The Safari Collection

The Safari Collection team always enjoy coming together each December to dust off their Santa hats and join together in a festive singalong. This year, we celebrate the wonder of Africa through our Kenyan version of the song Paradise. We feel blessed to live in a magical land of safari. From the enchanting wildlife to the spectacular scenery, we often feel like we live in a paradise.

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23 December 2021

Gamewatchers Safaris Wins Regenerative Travel 2021 Impact Award

Gamewatchers Safaris

The winners of the Regenerative Travel 2021 Impact Awards have been announced, and we are pleased that our Adopt An Acre Initiative has won in the “Conservation” category. The Regenerative Travel Impact Awards celebrate people and projects that embody the spirit of regeneration—improving people’s lives, communities, and the world around us.

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23 December 2021

South African Guide recognised by Wanderlust

Umlingo UK - Travel PR Services

We thought we'd end off the year on a high note - celebrating the fact that Jonny Motsieloa, a ranger who has been based at Mosetlha Bush Camp & Eco Lodge in South Africa’s Madikwe Game Reserve for the past 19 years, has been voted as one of the World's Top 3 Specialist Guides at the prestigious Wanderlust Travel Awards held in London in November 2021.

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21 December 2021

Matetsi Victoria Falls gets some TLC

Matetsi Victoria Falls

After five years of operating, we are grateful to have had enough feet through our doors (particularly as almost two of the five have been during a pandemic) to warrant us giving our beautiful lodge some well-deserved TLC. We are committed to keeping up the excellence that we strive for in all that we do and the promise to deliver this by way of an exceptional guest experience to our valued guests.

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20 December 2021

Resumption of services to Southern Africa

RwandAir

We’re pleased to announce the resumption of services to South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe, effective 23rd December 2021.

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20 December 2021

Joyful togetherness, meaningful connections & a spirit of kindness

Singita

Singita’s festive celebrations are all about renewed connections with loved ones – and a sense of togetherness enveloped in kindness, simplicity and the profound reawakening of being surrounded by nothing but nature. Share in Singita’s joyful festive spirit and join our beautifully curated & intimate celebrations in the wilderness.

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17 December 2021

2022 Uganda FAM Trip-7 Days Best of Uganda-Gorillas, Chimps & Wildlife

Crystal Safaris

UGANDA FAM TRIP -2022 We at Crystal Safaris and Crystal Lodges Uganda we are organizing a Fam trip in May 2022, starting on 07th.05.22. or 22nd .05.22(There are 2 groups)

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17 December 2021

New ATTA® members this month – December 2021

ATTA®

We welcome the following new members to ATTA: Africa Geographic (Re-joined) - African Based Travel Specialist - United Kingdom The Singing Grass - Accommodation Suppliers - Tanzania Human Factor Hub - Professional Partner - South Africa Sanderson Phillips - Professional Partners - United Kingdom

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16 December 2021

Things have been a little up in the air...

Natural Selection

With so much up in the air recently around Covid and travel... we wanted to put your minds at ease. Here is a quick update around all things Covid and Natural Selection.

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15 December 2021

Imvelo Safari Lodges' Smile and See Safari was another massive success and another miracle in Matabeleland

Imvelo Safari Lodges

If you’re looking for a story of triumph in the face of Covid-related adversity, this is it! Imvelo were able to bring our full Smile and See Safari back to the communities in Matabeleland this year. A multinational effort of individuals from Spain, Italy, The United Kingdom, The United States, South Africa and Zimbabwe coordinated to carry-out this mission.

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13 December 2021

Daily Flights Connecting Serengeti & Kigali with Rubondo Island National Park

Auric Air Services

Auric Air Services is introducing daily flights to Rubondo Island National Park. The service offers connections between Serengeti and Rubondo Island National Park, with possible connections to and from Kigali.

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13 December 2021

Miracle Experience take the first step towards sustainable tourism

Miracle Experiences Tanzania

As global warming remains one of the most pressing concerns of our generation, technological advancements have allowed us to transform energy from renewable sources such as the sun and wind into power and electricity as alternatives to fossil fuels which continue to damage our planet. Watch Video--> https://swiy.io/6Zxn

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13 December 2021

Join us for A Grand Tour of The Africa Hub | 14th December - 2pm & 5pm (UK)

The Africa Hub

Join Sammy, our Partnerships Manager, tomorrow (Tuesday,14th December) where she will be hosting a full tour of The Africa Hub and how it can help you and your sales & marketing teams to sell Africa with confidence.

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09 December 2021

Governors' Camp Collection supports the Grevy's Zebra Trust during times of drought.

Governors' Camp

Governors' Camp Collection has sponsored the purchase of 300 bails of hay to help support the work of the Grevy's Zebra Trust in Northern Kenya.

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08 December 2021

Introducing LING New York at the Saxon Spa

Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa

We are excited to share that the Saxon Spa has introduced the fantastic New York based brand LING in the spa from 1 December 2021, making us the first property in Johannesburg to feature this renowned brand.

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06 December 2021

Africa-Experience now offers guided treks up Mount Kenya

Africa-Experience

Hiking up Mount Kenya, the second highest mountain in Africa, is on the bucket list of many travellers and offers an amazing trekking adventure for nature lovers from all over the world. The mountain’s diverse landscapes and its many endemic plants make it a UNESCO world heritage site and there is no better way to experience the beauty of Mount Kenya than on foot.When hiking on Mount Kenya, your guests pass through dense and lush mountain forests, open grass lands dotted with giant lobeli…

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03 December 2021

Legendary Expeditions' Mila Tented Camp is Relocating

Legendary Expeditions

In January, the sun will set for Mila Tented Camp’s current location in Mwiba Wildlife Reserve, and will rise for a new dawn in the remote and sought-after region of Nyasirori. Situated in the western corridor of the great Serengeti, our long awaited return to this superbly wildlife-rich landscape signals the end of a 2 year long dormancy, as tourism regains it's momentum. Mila Tented Camp makes its debut on 1 May 2022.

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02 December 2021

Kili Villa goes digital with new guest app

Kili Villa

We are extremely excited to announce that together with our friends at Vamoos we have introduced a contactless app to improve the experience of our guests, while reducing the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

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02 December 2021

Indemnities and the '7 Tiers of Protection' Part 3

Louis Nel -The-Lawyer

My first two inserts on this topic addressed three of the 7 tiers namely common law and customer briefing. I will now address the remaining four tiers

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01 December 2021

The Africa Hub | NEW features… and FREE ACCESS for December!

The Africa Hub

A Christmas gift to support the trade in testing times. The Africa Hub has always been grounded in a desire to support the industry and, given the latest twist in the dreadful Covid news, the entire resource is today being opened for free throughout the month of December*. This entails full access to its 21 destinations, comprising comprehensive and authoritative in-depth content on popular countries such as Kenya and Botswana to less familiar destinations like Congo and Ethiopia.

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01 December 2021

Stepping Into 2022 in Style

AirKenya Express

The good news keeps coming. Our 2022 flight schedule is out, and we have made significant changes. Continuing with the Northern Circuit series, we have restructured our flight timings to allow connection flexibility from all corners within our route network.

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