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Best African Safari Destinations for 2019

Safari Game Drive Tanzania. Courtesy of Ntaba African Safaris

Africa is one of the most enthralling travel destinations worldwide. Garnering over 30 million tourist’s year on year with its breath-taking landscapes, historic monuments and welcoming culture. Home to an incredible array of wildlife and adventures that no other land ...

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Pennyroyal Launches Best of Zanzibar Eco Initiative

Times are changing and so is the face of global tourism. Gone are the days of heady excess and reckless abandon. Now, a new generation of mostly millennial socially and environmentally conscious travellers not only want to see the world ...

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Asilia Africa Expands into Southern Tanzania

Luxury eco-tourism company, Asilia Africa has launched a safari conservation project in Southern Tanzania with INEOS Chairman, Jim Ratcliffe. The $10 million investment in Southern Tanzania offers visitors a unique safari experience, great hospitality and high-quality accommodation. The project is intended ...

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Africa’s Hidden Exotic Islands

Africa itself is a fascinating, magnificent continent. To think that one continent could be made up of such unique topography and terrain, unlike any other place on earth, leaves one in a state of awe and wonder. From sand dunes, ...

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Ford Provides Grants for Conservation in Africa

PRETORIA, South Africa – Conservation and related education projects in Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania have gained new impetus following the provision of $ 20 000 (USD) grants to leading environmental organisations by the Ford Motor Company. Ford Motor Company has ...

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Eco-Friendly Lodges: Asilia Africa

Roho ya Selous, in the UNESCO world heritage site of Selous Game Reserve in southern Tanzania, is the latest addition to the Asilia stable of ecotourism camps.  As an impact company, Asilia is a leader in the African eco-tourism industry. ...

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Africa Hotel Valuation Index 2017

HVS, the global hospitality consulting firm and host of the THINC Africa conference, launched their 2017 African Hotel Valuation Index (HVI) at the conference. This year sees the fourth edition of the African HVI, which includes more markets and increasing ...

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Hotel Valuation Index: Africa

The third edition of the HVS/STR African Hotel Valuation Index offers critical information on 21 African hotel markets and the countries, including hotel value changes and projections through 2016 and intelligence on market dynamics. Numerous factors influence the value of ...

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New Marketing GM at fastjet

Johannesburg, South Africa – fastjet has appointed Hein Kaiser as General Manager of Marketing and Communications to oversee all the low-cost airline’s African markets. Kaiser is based in Johannesburg and will focus on the airline’s overall marketing and communication strategy and ...

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Elephant Killing: A Threat to Tanzania Tourism

  Elephant poaching in southern Tanzania wildlife conserved parks is under the spotlight by wildlife conservation groups worried over negative economic consequences. A recent report on elephant poaching had indicated that Tanzania has been losing big numbers of elephants in southern ...

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Stakeholders Lack Confidence in Tanzanian Tourism Minister

Prof. Jumanne Abdallah Maghembe, the current Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism for the United Republic of Tanzania, met industry representatives over government demands of a $2,000 licence fee, irrespective of the size of the company in question, and for ...

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Best Mountain Tour Operator – Kilimanjaro Region

Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: Kushiland Expeditions & Tour Safaris has won the Lux award for ‘Best Mountain Tour Operator – Kilimanjaro Region’. On December 1st, Jessie Wilson – The Award Executive of Lux, notified Kushiland Tours that the company had been successful in ...

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Elewana Afrika Appoints New Director of Sales & Marketing

Elewana Afrika Ltd, operating as Elewana Collection, has announced the appointment of James Haigh to the position of Director of Sales & Marketing, effective from 1 March 2016. Joining the Elewana team based in Nairobi, James will lead the group’s ...

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Thomson Safaris Partners with AWF

As the plight of wildlife in Africa becomes increasingly dire, partnership will boost education and empower tourists to give back. On Sunday, September 27, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will celebrate World Tourism Day under the theme “1 ...

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Exploring Southern Africa’s Great Mountains

This article is going to focus on these three countries because of their close proximity to one another, as a trip to one country in Southern Africa really would not be complete without adding on another country or even two. ...

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Court Decision Bars Road Across Serengeti

We’ve waited years for this – The The East African Court of Justice has ruled in favor of the Serengeti, banning the government of Tanzania from constructing a paved road across the northern Serengeti. African Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW), ...

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Tanzania elephant poaching under UN spotlight

Failing to combat poaching of elephants and illegal trade in ivory, Tanzania has been placed under the United Nations (UN) spotlight for possible trade sanctions, while conservationists are looking at international intervention to end crime in poaching of wild species ...

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Tanzania Tourism From South Africa To Benefit On Three Fronts

South Africans travelling to Tanzania on holiday or business no longer require visas – and vice-versa. This significant move for cooperation between the two countries results from a bilateral country-to-country discussions and agreements. Serena Hotels, a premier hotel, lodges and ...

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