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28 January 2022

New ATTA® members this month – January 2022

ATTA®

Prevention of Fraud in Trade - Professional Partners - United Kingdom Crafted Africa (Re-joined) - African Based Travel Specialist – Malawi

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27 January 2022

fastjet announces launch of flights between Victoria Falls and Maun

FastJet Ltd

HARARE, ZIMBABWE | Fastjet Zimbabwe, the award-winning value-based airline, has today announced that effective Thursday, 30 June 2022, the airline will introduce a new service between Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and Maun in Botswana.

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27 January 2022

PCR testing facilities at Lusaka Airport

Zambian Ground Handlers

New 1-hour PCR testing facilities have been set up at Lusaka Airport simplifying the process of being tested before your journey home, if indeed that is still necessary.

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27 January 2022

Hungarian President on a 5-day State visit to Kenya

Muthaiga Travel

His Excellency, President János Áder , First Lady Anita Herczegh and an important Hungarian delegation arrived in Nairobi on 16th January and departed on 20th. Muthaiga Travel, was the Ground Handler during their visit.

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26 January 2022

Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp Undergoes Extensive Refurbishment

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris’ much-loved Vumbura Plains Camp, set in the heart of the Okavango Delta World Heritage Site in Botswana, will re-open in early April 2022 after an extensive refurbishment of both the camp’s exteriors and interiors.

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26 January 2022

David Dobrik and EcoTraining showcasing South Africa

EcoTraining

Youtube celebrity David Dobrik travelled to South Africa with EcoTraining for his new show “Discovering David Dobrik” EcoTraining, known in the industry as the leader and pioneer in nature training, under its projects department, was entrusted to plan, organize, and deliver David Dobrik's first trip to South Africa.

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26 January 2022

A life-changing adventure awaits..

Singita

For the fifth consecutive year, the Serengeti Girls Run will be one of the continent’s most-anticipated adventures – with runners from all over the world lacing up to take part in this iconic journey through the savannas and grasslands of Singita’s private concession in the Serengeti.

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24 January 2022

Capt Abeid Soka of Serengeti Balloon Safaris becomes the first Tanzanian to fly a balloon over Mt Kilimanjaro

Serengeti Balloon Safaris

“Ooh it was cold up there!” exclaimed Captain Abeid Soka, Chief Pilot and Director of Flight Operations of Serengeti Balloon Safaris.

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20 January 2022

Playing our part in the planet's recovery

Singita

With the world facing a catastrophic loss of nature, there’s been a clarion call for governments, businesses and society to join forces as they tackle climate, ocean and land degradation.

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20 January 2022

tranquilico.com are now Carbon Neutral

tranquilico

tranquilico.com are delighted to announce that we are now a Carbon Neutral company!  We have partnered with Re-Wild carbon, operated by the Durrell Wildlife Organsiation, which is re-wilding an area of the Northern Amazon rainforest in Brazil.

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19 January 2022

Wilderness Safaris, ZimParks and the Zimbabwe Professional Guides Association Support Ranger Training in Hwange

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris is proud to be working alongside the Zimbabwe Parks & Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) and Zimbabwe Professional Guides Association (ZPGA) through the facilitation of a five-day Rangers’ Training Course at Davison’s Camp in Hwange National Park.

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18 January 2022

Ndutu Safari Lodge launch new activities for 2022 in partnership with Wayo Africa expert guides

Green Travel Marketing

Activities at Ndutu Safari Lodge Ndutu Safari Lodge is delighted to announce it has partnered with expert safari guiding company - Wayo Africa - to offer new nature walks and game driving experiences from the lodge for 2022.

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17 January 2022

Tuesday Talks: Insider updates from our South African property owners

Classic Portfolio

JOIN US AS WE REDISCOVER SOUTH AFRICA Suzanne will be hosting a panel of 6 owners and managers who will share insider updates on their products and discuss how best to combine these locations in seamless itineraries.

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17 January 2022

Jenman African Safaris Launches Agent Portal

Jenman African Safaris

Jenman African Safaris invites you to explore our accessible adventure gateway, supplying a platform to source fact sheets, information as well as make live bookings.

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17 January 2022

Hideaways Mogotlho, Khwai River: In the Footsteps of Guides

Hideaways

Empowerment is the word along the animal corridors at Hideaways Mogotlho, Khwai River. Guides Roy Ngele and ​​Keoikagetsa Mphoyamodimo recently attended and graduated from the African Guide Academy, enhancing their skills as well as their careers.

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13 January 2022

A world of opportunity awaits at Singita’s Rwandan culinary school

Singita

A world of opportunity awaits at Singita’s Rwandan culinary school The excitement is palpable among the 10 students of the inaugural class of the newly opened Singita Community Culinary School in Rwanda, and there’s no shortage of passion as they set to work acquiring the sought-after skills and industry-revered know-how that will see them soar in this exciting and competitive arena.

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11 January 2022

Jenman African Safaris Launches New Website

Jenman African Safaris

Having had the time to refine, redirect and redefine our products, we have recreated our Jenman African Safaris website. Upskilling and uploading new content and itineraries,  our team is very proud to announce the launch of our new look

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10 January 2022

Country Catch Up Webinar with The Africa Hub's Destination Experts | TODAY, 2pm(UK)

The Africa Hub

We are kick-starting 2022 with a much needed country catch up from all our destination experts, keeping you up to date for your peak selling season.

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06 January 2022

Airkenya Spreads Its Wings to Tsavo National Park, Kenya

AirKenya Express

Airkenya has expanded its safari network by adding Tsavo National Park to its safari destinations. The new destination is already operational from the Finch Hatton airstrip (FIH).

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05 January 2022

Zambia reduces the cost of Tourist visas by half

Zambian Ground Handlers

From the 1st of January 2022 Zambia has reduced the cost of tourist visas by 50%. The new costs are $25 for a single entry visa and $40 for a double entry.

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04 January 2022

CITW Botswana Empowers Girls Living in the Okavango Delta Through Conservation Science Camp

Wilderness Safaris

During the first week of December, 30 girls from Seronga’s Ngambao Junior Secondary School underwent yet another exciting and empowering training at the second Conservation Science Camp for Girls in Rural Areas in Eretsha.

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