Member News

News from our Members

Sent to all our members on a daily basis, below is a full collection of news stories from across the membership.

To submit a news story please Log In to your dashboard and go to "Submit News".

29 April 2021

CITW Zimbabwe Restarts School Feeding Scheme

Wilderness Safaris

After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Zimbabwean schools are open again, and Children in the Wilderness (CITW), Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit partner, has provided two tonnes of nourishing porridge to primary schools in Matabeleland North province, ensuring each child has a nutritious start to the day.

Read More

29 April 2021

New ATTA® members this month – April 2021

ATTA®

EasyOTA - Professional Partners - United Kingdom Northern Cape Tourism Authority - Tourism Organisation - South Africa Anja Grobel - Travel Counsellor - Solo Professional – Netherlands

Read More

28 April 2021

African Bush Camps’ Miles for Mola Fun Run on May 1st

African Bush Camps

African Bush Camps will kickstart our latest fundraising event, Miles for Mola, on May 1st specifically aimed at raising funds to reach our USD40,000 goal for one of our flagship projects in Zimbabwe, Mola Wildlife Coexistence Program.

Read More

28 April 2021

Break Free to Namibia

Gondwana Collection Namibia

While the world continues to experience uncertain circumstances, Namibia is perfectly positioned to offer exciting, safe and soulful journeys to those seeking an escape. With our wide-open expanses, Namibia’s true charm lies in the countless outdoor pursuits it offers travellers.

Read More

28 April 2021

Offbeat Safaris launches new camp in Mara North - Offbeat Ndoto

Offbeat Safaris

Ndoto is the Kiswahili word for Dream. With the worst of the global pandemic hopefully behind us now is time to Dream of the future. The return of freedoms once taken for granted, proper companionship with loved ones, holidays, Africa!

Read More

27 April 2021

South Luangwa Vaccine Roll Out in Full Swing

Flatdogs Camp

Flatdogs Camp guides are some of the first to receive the COVID 19 Vaccine as the vaccine roll out in Zambia picks up speed.

Read More

27 April 2021

Victoria Falls Videos: “On the Edge of a World Wonder”

Vayeni

Luke & Suzanne Brown, founders of Vayeni Safaris, a boutique-luxury safari operator based in Victoria Falls have recently started compiling a series of engaging, factual and inspiring videos to showcase Victoria Falls and the region.

Read More

27 April 2021

Ultimate Safaris announces 2022 guaranteed departures

Ultimate Safaris Namibia

Ultimate Safaris are delighted to announce that the 2022 rates, dates and itineraries for our two guaranteed departure safaris are now finalized.

Read More

26 April 2021

Ethiopian Launches High-End COVID-19 Testing Lab at its Hub

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africa’s leading Airline, is pleased to announce that it has joined hands with BGI Health Ethiopia, a subsidiary of China's biotech giant, the BGI Genomics Co., Ltd, to launch high-end COVID-19 testing laboratory at its main hub and the continent’s busiest airport, Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.

Read More

26 April 2021

Let's follow the Migration to the Western Serengeti with Miracle Experience

Miracle Experiences Tanzania

As the seasons do not stop and The Migration is always moving, we are also moving with it, bringing you closer to the action in the Western Corridor of Serengeti, Kirawira from May to July.

Read More

23 April 2021

Country Catch Up Webinar with The Africa Hub and 12 Destination Experts

The Africa Hub

The Africa Hub is bringing together 12 destination experts to give a useful overview of the practicalities of travelling to their country at this time. Register via the destinations page on The Africa Hub website and submit your questions via the link below:

Read More

22 April 2021

Interesting results from latest UK consumer research

Kamageo

Kamageo has released details of their latest Consumer Watch UK research programme that has been running since August 2020. "We've seen noticebale changes in attitude during that period and these latest results show yet another swing in thinking", explained Chief Exec, Tim Henshall.

Read More

21 April 2021

Greetings from Matetsi Victoria Falls

Matetsi Victoria Falls

The river and the Falls are in full flow after a very robust rainy season and the sun is shining. We have so much to be grateful for in our region with the amazing foresight of the Zimbabwean Government to roll out the vaccination program in Victoria Falls in earnest, and prepare the city for the recovery of tourism to our beautiful part of the world.

Read More

20 April 2021

Great Lakes Safaris celebrates 20th anniversary by launching charity foundation & 20 night tour.

Great Lakes Safaris

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, leading Uganda tour company, Great Lakes Safaris launches a new charitable arm of the business, Great Lakes Safaris Foundation, to provide community support and conservation of wildlife.

Read More

19 April 2021

Namibia & Ultimate Safaris COVID Update

Ultimate Safaris Namibia

We hope that all of you are enjoying the changing of the season, and the renewed enthusiasm for travel which is slowly starting to show again. We are encouraged by the early signs of this, with increasing arrivals in Namibia coming into our care.

Read More

16 April 2021

Mantis completes phase two of renovations at Akagera Game Lodge

Mantis Collection

On the 14th of April 2021, The Mantis Collection and the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) celebrated the finalization of phase 1 & 2 of Akagera Game Lodge in Rwanda.

Read More

15 April 2021

Cottar’s Raptor Experience

Cottar's Safaris

At Cottar's we have been working hard to develop inspiring, engaging and impactful activities, many of which also support various conservation charities in our local area.

Read More

15 April 2021

Vaccination day for the Imvelo Safari Lodges team in Hwange, Zimbabwe

Imvelo Safari Lodges

Vaccination programs are rolling out across Zimbabwe and we are so pleased that the tourism industry far and wide have been given the opportunity to receive their vaccinations against Covid19.

Read More

13 April 2021

Watch Safari Planning Episode 6: Wild Wonders of Zimbabwe

Jenman African Safaris

The landscapes and waterways of Zimbabwe hold a certain type of magic, each area unique in its charm. Jenman African Safaris summons the intrepid explorer to these magical spaces, wild and wonder filled, cruising through one’s safari experience in style.

Read More

12 April 2021

Anderson Expeditions Launches Gabon Expedition

Anderson Expeditions

In December 2021 Anderson Expeditions will be leading their inaugural expedition to Gabon.  Our twelve-night expedition focuses on the incredible Lopé and Loango National Parks. We will hike, kayak, walk and boat our way through some of the region’s most beautiful and biologically diverse landscapes.

Read More

12 April 2021

African Bush Camp’s Khwai Leawood is Open

African Bush Camps

African Bush Camps is proud to announce the official opening of Khwai Leadwood, our newest camp, located on the edge of the Khwai River, one of the permanent channels of the mighty Okavango Delta.

Read More

09 April 2021

Introducing Umlingo and its new KZN Collection

Umlingo UK - Travel PR Services

Umlingo Travel PR is delighted to introduce its new KZN Collection of eco lodges including Antbear Lodge, Spion Kop Lodge, Ghost Mountain Inn, Tembe Elephant Park, Kosi Forest Lodge and the Shayamanzi Houseboat.

Read More

09 April 2021

Auric Air Services Ltd acquires Dash 8-Q100 aircraft

Auric Air Services

Auric Air Services Ltd is excited to announce the acquisition of a Dash 8-100 aircraft, increasing the total fleet to 16 aircraft adding up to 234 Seats.

Read More

09 April 2021

Pangolin set to open new camp in The Delta this year

Pangolin Photo Safaris

Pangolin Photo Safaris is offering a brand-new accommodation concept in The Okavango Delta aimed directly at wildlife photography enthusiasts.

Read More

08 April 2021

The Africa Hub is teaming up with Hummingbird Travel for an Introduction to Seychelles | 13th April 2pm(UK)

The Africa Hub

On Tuesday April 13th at 2pm(UK), The Africa Hub will be teaming up with Hummingbird Travel to present an Introduction to Seychelles.

Read More

08 April 2021

Wilderness Safaris Opens the New DumaTau

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris is delighted to announce the opening of the completely rebuilt DumaTau Camp, as well as Little DumaTau – a co-located but smaller and more intimate camp – in northern Botswana’s Linyanti Wilderness Reserve.

Read More

07 April 2021

Wilderness Safaris Supports Critical Vulture Conservation Project in Botswana

Wilderness Safaris

During the last week of February 2021, Wilderness Safaris assisted Raptors Botswana, the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) and the Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) in an important vulture conservation project.

Read More

06 April 2021

Consideration for South Africa remains stable

ATTA®

YouGov research shows consumers still consider South Africa as a destination for travel despite turbulent year

Read More

06 April 2021

UK charity, How Many Elephants, to spearhead the launch of World Female Ranger Day on 23rd June 2021

How Many Elephants

This ground-breaking global awareness day will celebrate and support female anti-poaching rangers, spotlighting Africa in its first year.

Read More

05 April 2021

Family Travel at Matetsi Victoria Falls

Matetsi Victoria Falls

Matetsi Victoria Falls understands the value and importance of family. Being a family owned and operated lodge, we warmly welcome children of all ages. Matetsi Victoria Falls is perfectly positioned for multi-generational family travel with our amazing exclusive use private villa offering - River House as well as our Luxury two bedroomed family suites.

Read More

05 April 2021

Life's A Cruise With Jenman African Safaris: New SADC Houseboat Tours

Jenman African Safaris

The landscapes and waterways of Zimbabwe hold a certain type of magic, each area unique in its charm. Our recently launched SADC Lake Kariba itineraries invite you to explore these magical spaces, wild and wonder filled.

Read More

05 April 2021

Vaccine Rush Could Make Victoria Falls the World’s Safest Tourist Destination

Africa Albida Tourism

More than 65 per cent of the eligible population in Victoria Falls have received the first dose of their vaccine against Covid-19 in less than a week, and the initiative is ongoing, as Zimbabwe’s top tourist city strives to become a safe destination.

Read More