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30 September 2022

ATTA® to take over SATOA from 01 October 2022

ATTA®

After 40 years of promoting travel to Africa and the Indian Ocean SATOA will be incorporated into ATTA® and ATTA® will continue to provide membership services related to the promotion of tourism to Africa for all former SATOA members.

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29 September 2022

New ATTA® members - September 2022

ATTA®

GT Media ME - Media and Publications - United Kingdom Primate Tours - African Based Travel Specialist - Kenya Tiger Canyon Private Game Reserve - Accommodation Suppliers - South Africa Africa Tailormade - African Based Travel Specialist - South Africa

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29 September 2022

Natural Selection Introduces North Island - quintessentially Okavango Delta - coming June 2023

Natural Selection

This island camp embodies the essence of an iconic Delta safari experience Natural Selection’s new camp North Island Okavango is situated in NG23A, one of the most beautiful and game rich areas of the Okavango Delta, just to the north-west of both Duba Plains and Vumbura.

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29 September 2022

Meskel: Ethiopia’s Must-See Bonfire Festival

Absolute Ethiopia Tours

As Ethiopia’s rainy season fades out by the end of September giving way to the blooming spring, this ancient land shines with one of its most enchanting holidays: the Meskel Festival.

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27 September 2022

Samara is reborn as Samara Karoo Reserve - the pioneer in rewilding the Karoo

Samara Karoo Reserve

Samara Private Game Reserve near Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape’s Great Karoo region is honouring and celebrating this unique, remarkable and soulful landscape of infinite horizons by changing its name to Samara Karoo Reserve.

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23 September 2022

Wilderness Desert Rhino Camp and Save the Rhino Trust Recognise 19 Years of Protecting Namibia's Black Rhinos

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Desert Rhino Camp (DRC) and Save the Rhino Trust Namibia (SRT) are partners in a significant conservation coalition. Established in 2003, their success is a showcase for private sector, NGO and local communities’ collaborative efforts to conserve a Critically Endangered African pachyderm, the black rhino.

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23 September 2022

Join us! Introduction to South Africa (Part 2) | Tues, 27 September @ 2pm (UK)

The Africa Hub

We are re-doing our South Africa Destination training, keeping you up to date with this beautiful country. Join us on Tuesday, 27th September, for part two of our two-part series where our Destination Experts will be showcasing the ‘safari’ side of this Rainbow Nation. We will be covering the following areas:

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22 September 2022

Coastal Acquires New Investor

Coastal Aviation

On the 1st of September 2022, Taifa Aviation Limited under Tanzanian prominent businessman, Mr. Rostam Azizi reached an agreement and officially signed a deal to acquire majority shares in Coastal Travels Ltd.

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21 September 2022

Salt Lick Safari Lodge - Guest Experience Reimagined!

ARP Group

SALT LICK SAFARI LODGE Salt Lick Safari Lodge just recently unveiled its new look following a few of months of closure. A new visual identity and branding has been injected into the property, which originally opened almost 50 years ago.

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21 September 2022

Seven brand new safari vehicles for Governors' Camp, Masai Mara

Governors' Camp

Governors' Camp is pleased to add seven brand new cars to its already impressive fleet of 4x4 vehicles. The latest additions are 6-seater Toyota GD6's which have been modified to have open sides in order to enhance game viewing opportunities while on safari.

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20 September 2022

Green Travel Marketing to Represent Serengeti Balloon Safaris

Green Travel Marketing

Green Travel Marketing is delighted to announce it has taken on UK trade marketing and representation for Serengeti Balloon Safaris. True to our passion for only working with people and products we truly believe in, Serengeti Balloon Safaris have always been at the pinnacle of what they do.

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20 September 2022

VSPT is supporting African lion and large carnivore survey in the Queen Elizabeth Conservation Area

Volcanoes Safaris

Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust (VSPT) is pleased to support a survey for large carnivores in the Queen Elizabeth Conservation Area in Uganda particularly for African lion, leopard and spotted hyena. It will collect data over a 3-month period using remote camera traps and a network of field teams.

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20 September 2022

Refurbished Wilderness Toka Leya Pays Homage to its Zambezi Heritage

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Toka Leya is delighted to offer guests a reinvigorated, African safari experience, after all guest suites and main areas recently received a light refurbishment. Set in Zambia’s Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, the camp’s refreshed look and feel celebrates this peaceful sanctuary overlooking the mesmerising Zambezi River.

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19 September 2022

The Safari Collection’s 2023 Rates

The Safari Collection

Our 2023 rack and contract rates are out, with some great new updates to take advantage of across our five fabulous properties: Giraffe Manor and The Retreat in Nairobi, Sala’s Camp in the Masai Mara, Solio Lodge and Siruai Mobile Camp in Laikipia and Sasaab in Samburu.

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15 September 2022

AirKenya Opens New Luxury Passenger Lounge

AirKenya Express

We have finally opened our newly-refurbished passenger lounge. The exclusive lounge boasts three levels which offer ample comfortable seating space, with the upper lounge providing a spectacular view of Wilson Airport set against a backdrop of the Ngong Hills in the distance.

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15 September 2022

Save the Date - OurAfrica.Travel Returns in 2023

OurAfrica.Travel

The fourth OurAfrica.Travel virtual trade show will run from 20 - 24 February 2023, offering an affordable, accessible and inclusive way for the trade to connect with African and Indian Ocean suppliers.

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14 September 2022

Ethiopian Airlines Opens a Five-Star In-Terminal Hotel Inside Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest aviation group in Africa, has completed the first phase of its In-Terminal Hotel construction.

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14 September 2022

Lion Tracking: A signature experience at Governors' Mugie House

Governors' Camp

We are extremely excited to announce that another signature experience is now available at Governors' Mugie House: Lion Tracking.

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14 September 2022

IMPACT Workshop 2022

Classic Portfolio

Classic Portfolio will be hosting a 3 day IMPACT Workshop at Boschendal Farm from 20th September. The event ends on 22nd September, World Rhino Day, and has over 90 participants with 42 tour operators and private guides together with 17 Classic Portfolio members, Ellerman House, our host Boschendal Farm and WEEVA Sustainability participating.

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13 September 2022

Classic Portfolio welcomes new member Wild Expeditions

Classic Portfolio

Classic Portfolio is delighted to welcome WILD EXPEDITIONS as the latest member to join our leading collection of privately owned lodges and camps across Africa.

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13 September 2022

Namibia Tourism Board London Roadshow

Namibia Tourism Board

The Namibia Tourist Board is delighted to invite ATTA members to a training roadshow, intended for sales agents and product managers which will take place in London on Thursday 15th September at Hilton London Olympia from 5pm - 9pm.

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12 September 2022

Bushtracks launches a brand new photographic cruise

Bushtracks

Bushtracks is partnered with African-Eye on this  unique, tailor-made photographic river safari on the iconic Zambezi River. The aluminum boat was specifically designed with a  shallow hull, enabling it to access areas that are more difficult for other boats to reach, therefore offering an exclusive safari.

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12 September 2022

Join us! Introduction to Chad | Tues, 13 September @ 2pm (UK)

The Africa Hub

Join us tomorrow for the launch of a brand-new destination to The Africa Hub: Chad! Join our Destination Expert who will showcase this unique country in detail, giving you the perfect toolkit to sell the destination.

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06 September 2022

Securing 25 Years for the purpose of Community & Conservation

Saruni

Saruni Basecamp are delighted to confirm that a 25-year management agreement has recently been signed with the Masai Mara Lemek Landowners Conservancy Ltd, which ensures continued support for both tourism and conservation through a reliable conservancy model for many years to come.

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06 September 2022

Okapuka joins Gondwana Collection Namibia’s portfolio

Gondwana Collection Namibia

The well-known Okapuka Game Ranch, situated just outside Windhoek on the road to Okahandja, recently entered into an exciting joint venture with Gondwana Collection Namibia.

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05 September 2022

The Brand New Nare Suite at Jaci's Safari Lodge!

Jaci's Lodges

A focus on identifying areas of improvement, never resting on our laurels and constantly striving to provide our guests with the best authentic, luxury safari experiences we can, is a cornerstone of the Jaci’s philosophy.

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02 September 2022

Elephant Bedroom Camp - We Are Now Fully Solar Supported

Atua Enkop Africa

We are excited to announce that in May 2022, Elephant Bedroom Camp commissioned a solar power setup to meet all the camp’s energy needs. The camp was previously powered by a diesel generator, which had distinct disadvantages. Such as noise pollution, air pollution and high running costs.

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02 September 2022

Malawi unveils three strategic documents during Launch of Tourism Month to Bolster Tourism

Malawi Tourism

Malawi designated September as Tourism month in order to celebrate and highlight her diverse and unique tourism offerings as well as the tourism sector’s significant contribution to the country’s economy.

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01 September 2022

New ATTA® members - August 2022

ATTA®

Malawi Tourism - Tourism Organisation - Malawi Intle Boutique Hotel - Accommodation Suppliers - South Africa Sunbird Hotels & Resorts - Accommodation Suppliers – Malawi Nkuringo Safaris - African Based Travel Specialist – Uganda

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