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29 September 2021

New ATTA® members this month – September 2021

ATTA®

A Tent With A View Safaris - (Re-joined) African Based Travel Specialist - Tanzania Best African Safari - African Based Travel Specialist - South Africa Sungani - Accommodation Suppliers - Zambia Benroso Safaris - African Based Travel Specialist - Kenya Spike Insight - Professional Partners - United Kingdom Corporate Air - Transport - Zambia Destination Jungle Safaris - (Re-joined) African Based Travel Specialist - Uganda

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29 September 2021

Jabulani Head Ranger Ruan Roos is Jabulani’s New Assistant Manager

Jabulani

Exciting news! Our dedicated and hardworking, photography-loving, wild-wandering, story-spinning Head Ranger Ruan Roos is Jabulani’s new Assistant Manager, working alongside GM Stefan du Toit!

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28 September 2021

The Inyati family have been vaccinated!

Inyati Game Lodge

The COVID-19 vaccination rollout took place from the 30th of August to the 1st of September 2021. Temporary COVID-19 vaccination stations within the Sabi Sand at Ulusaba and our neighbouring community administration facilities were set up.

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27 September 2021

Newsflash! Lemala Camps and Lodges Are Fully Vaccinated.

Lemala Camps and Lodges

Newsflash! Every one of our 267 Lemala staff are now fully vaccinated with either the Johnson and Johnson vaccine in Tanzania or Astra Zeneca in Uganda.

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27 September 2021

Exciting new documentary coming out of the South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

Robin Pope Safaris

The Hippo King From the makers of the award winning documentary Leopard Legacy comes the Hippo King - a compelling life story of a hippo, from birth to adulthood.

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24 September 2021

El Karama Wild

El Karama Lodge

El Karama Wild: Dry Season Under Canvas Adventure for Jan 2022 onwards: For those guests looking for an extra level of adventure, the team who created El Karama Lodge,  have a brand new under canvas adventure experience coming just in time for the new dry season beginning in January 2022.

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23 September 2021

Basecamp & Saruni Come Together

Basecamp Explorer Kenya

We are delighted to inform you that Basecamp Explorer Kenya and Saruni lodges & camps have Come Together. Both Basecamp and Saruni combined have for the last four decades pioneered conservation practices and safaris in Kenya and both believe that Africa needs community-based approaches where local communities' income from wildlife conservation leads to more entrepreneurial and educational opportunities.

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22 September 2021

When Will The Green Lights Come On Again All Over Africa?

ATTA®

"Once again, Africa has been singled for punishment by the UK Government. Folks in the tourism industry across the African continent, and here in UK, have no idea why or what they have done to be ignored." Read ATTA's president and group managing director, Nigel Vere Nicolls recent article in this weeks TTG

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22 September 2021

Mantis Collection puts down roots for a greener future

Mantis Collection

Community Conservation Fund Africa (CCFA) is a fundraising and grant-giving non-profit company established by the founders of the Mantis Collection (www.mantiscollection.com ) and Accor Hotels (https://group.accor.com).

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21 September 2021

El Karama Lodge: New Horseback Riding Adventure

El Karama Lodge

El Karama Lodge: Adventures on Horseback from October 1 2021 El Karama Lodge, Laikipia’s leader in family travel and sustainable tourism, has a brand new adventure activity to share with our guests just in time for the Red List lifting.

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20 September 2021

Jenman African Safaris Goes Live: Safari Guide Chronicles: Namibia

Jenman African Safaris

From the unspoilt ecosystems of the Kalahari red dunes, to granite gneiss mountain backdrops, exploration of desert sands and colonial seaside towns – we connect with our competition winners and guide Chantel to hear about their journey through Namibia!

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17 September 2021

ATTA® WELCOMES CHANGING TRAFFIC LIGHTS AND TESTING

ATTA®

ATTA® (African Travel and Tourism Association) has wholeheartedly welcomed the changes to the UK Governments traffic light system today along with the reduction in testing requirements.

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15 September 2021

New website. New narrative. New chapter.

Classic Portfolio

Classic Portfolio is delighted to launch IMPACT OF YOUR STAY.

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14 September 2021

Rise with the East, With Jenman African Safaris in 2022

Jenman African Safaris

East Africa is a destination which encompasses all - from breath taking landscapes, untamed safari terrain, idyllic beaches as well as captivating cultures.

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13 September 2021

Tuk Tuks For Rangers

Umlingo UK - Travel PR Services

Umlingo is delighted to be working with Tuk South as they embark on an exciting adventure later this month... Africa is bleeding without its tourists.

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13 September 2021

Kili Villa signed agreement to support the Rhotia Valley Children’s Home

Kili Villa

Kili Villa and its partner property Sound of Silence in the Serengeti recently signed an agreement with the owners of Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge, to join hands in the support of the adjacent Children’s Home of Rhotia.

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11 September 2021

Introducing the ResRequest Web Series

ResRequest

We are excited to introduce you to our ResRequest Web Series. The web series is a series of four, one-hour webinars. Webinars consist of hot topics and great panellists, to provide you with tools to help you prepare for the tourism reboot.

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10 September 2021

Lemala Stays Ahead of the Curve.

Lemala Camps and Lodges

We could not be more proud. The Lemala team have done their research, and have made their own decisions.

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09 September 2021

How to Move House - Painted Wolf Style

Painted Wolf Wines

At the end of July the Painted Wolf Wines team were proud, excited and relieved to hear that 14 intrepid Painted Wolves (African wild dogs) had been successfully transferred from South Africa and Mozambique to Malawi, through a collaboration between the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) and African Parks.

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09 September 2021

Mantis backs Jessop 650km run for rhino campaign

Mantis Collection

World record holder, ultra-endurance athlete and conservationist, Sharon Jessop, will set off on 22 September, World Rhino Day, from Mantis Founders Lodge to undertake a 650km run and anticipates being on the road for 21 full days to remind South Africans that both the tourism industry and rhinos are equally endangered.

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08 September 2021

Offbeat Ndoto is NOW OPEN!

Offbeat Safaris

The latest addition to the Offbeat Portfolio, Offbeat Ndoto IS NOW OPEN. With just four tents in the exclusive Mara North Conservancy this camp will be the ultimate in game viewing, privacy and our customary Offbeat hospitality.

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08 September 2021

97% of Pangolin clients pro-vax and ready to travel

Pangolin Photo Safaris

Pangolin Photo Safaris conducted their follow-up survey last month to establish attitudes towards vaccines and appetite for travel. The survey received nearly 1000 responses.

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07 September 2021

Upgrades and Renovations at Elewana Properties

Elewana Africa

At Elewana Collection, each of our 16 camps, lodges, and beach hideaways has its own individual style and charm, offering a completely unique and immersive experience in each destination.

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07 September 2021

Ethiopian COVID- 19 Vaccine Airlift Exceeds 50 Million Doses Addis Ababa

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Group has transported 50 million doses of vaccine to more than 28 countries across the globe and became the only African carrier to reach such a milestone playing crucial role during this difficult time.

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07 September 2021

Exciting new activities at Gondwana Collection Namibia

Gondwana Collection Namibia

Recently, the Gondwana Collection Namibia has added a couple of exciting activity offerings to some of the accommodation properties.

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06 September 2021

The Tanzania Royal Tour with President Hassan, initiated by Kili Villa, has been launched

Kili Villa

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan has launched a tourism documentary program that will give exposure to Tanzania in the global tourism market, targeting to attract more visitors and investments in the country.

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06 September 2021

Country Catch Up Webinar - 07th September 2021 | The Africa Hub

The Africa Hub

Join us and 13 of our destination experts as they give us insights into the Covid-19 situation on the ground as well as the practicalities of travelling into and through their destination at this time.

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05 September 2021

One Horizon Africa and TravelHorns (India) Announce Strategic Partnership

One Horizon Africa

One Horizon is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with TravelHorns (India). Together, One Horizon and TravelHorns have over 50 years of experience in providing outstanding customer experiences.

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05 September 2021

Wilderness Safaris Proudly Supports Botswana's COVID-19 Vaccination Drive

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris staff based in the remote Linyanti Wildlife Reserve in Botswana proudly received their COVID-19 vaccinations on 25 August 2021, demonstrating they are indeed #ArmReady.

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01 September 2021

Africa-Experience release their agent info packages for 2022

Africa-Experience

Africa-Experience is delighted to announce that all agent info-packages for Tanzania, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa and Botswana for 2022 are complete and in the Africa-Experience agent zone, ready for you to download!

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01 September 2021

Ethiopian Airlines and Boeing have Signed Strategic MoU to Position Ethiopia as Africa’s Aviation Hub

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Group and the Boeing company have signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on positioning Ethiopia as an aviation hub for Africa.

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