18th November 2019

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Dear Lisa

Please find your summary of news from across the African continent over the past week.

Member News

A Once-Off Intellectual Discovery of the Congo Basin

By Janalyn Theodosiou, Classic Portfolio
On Nov 08, 2019 02:28 pm

Classic Portfolio is thrilled to announce the launch of a special once-off discovery into the Republic of the Congo and Central African Republic in March 2020, hosted by conservation legends Paul Telfer and Rod Cassidy.  Paul Telfer is the CEO of the Congo Conservation Company, an American-born primatologist with a foundation in research investigating primate viruses and the origins of the HIV epidemic in West Africa.

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Member News

Rebangwe At Mabula – We Are One

By *Cindy Sheedy Walker, Extraordinary
On Nov 08, 2019 02:22 pm

Mabula Game Lodge proudly announces their new REBANGWE initiative, meaning we are one! This is a wonderful initiative to bring the Mabula community and staff together in an inclusive environment. “Positive vibes in the workplace lead to happy employees and great guest experiences” comments Kim Allen Resident Manager who has launched this staff program.

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Member News

Mozambican and Zimbabwean Hospitality Meet - People Behind the Magic of Hideaways’ Rio Azul

By Alessandra Azevedo van Dyk, Hideaways
On Nov 08, 2019 10:12 am

Rio Azul joined the Hideaways portfolio earlier this year and has been welcoming guests with open arms. At Rio Azul, Mozambique,  the staff aspire to make guests feel truly at home as it’s their home too. Most team members have been with the lodge since the very beginning, having a hand in building it and dedicating their time and passion to make it a haven of ultimate surrender to the beauty and charm of the area.

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Member News

New South Africa Holidays with Llama Travel Africa

By Hannah Wright, Llama Travel
On Nov 07, 2019 03:26 pm

As of June 2019, UK tour operator Llama Travel sells holidays to southern Africa, offering the same formula of flexible small group tours at the lowest possible prices that has led us to being recognised as one of the UK’s leading tour operators to Latin America. Llama Travel Africa currently offers 20 itineraries to South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Victoria Falls, with departures starting in January 2020. Now, due to customer demand, and continuing with our popular ‘mi…

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Member News

Hideaways’ Grow Africa Foundation and De Grendel Unite to Change Children’s Lives

By Alessandra Azevedo van Dyk, Hideaways
On Nov 07, 2019 03:20 pm

What does a historic wine farm in Cape Town have in common with a bespoke eco-lodge in Zimbabwe? You may think it’s a commitment to providing their patrons with a divinely indulgent experience where attention to detail and exceptional service are key, and while that may be true, the actual link is stronger and more meaningful.

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Member News

andBeyond introduces enhanced after-dark game drives

By Sonam Shah, &Beyond
On Nov 06, 2019 03:28 pm

Conservation-led, experiential travel company andBeyond has introduced new technology that allows guests at andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve to enhance their night drive experience, through the use of high definition infra-red cameras.

Member News

The Brand New Puku Ridge in Zambia's South Luangwa NP has reopened

By *Grant Cumings, Chiawa Safaris
On Nov 06, 2019 03:26 pm

Chiawa Safaris is delighted to announce that the completely rebuilt Puku Ridge has reopened and with it, ushers in a new level of safari to the South Luangwa National Park.  This camp has it all - location, wildlife, guiding, management & hospitality, history, experience, conservation ethos - a brand new camp where that rare, perfect blend of form and function meet at the Chiawa Safaris collection of camps.

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Netflix "Holiday in the Wild" filmed at Jabulani

By Lerissa Van Biljon, Jabulani
On Nov 05, 2019 04:28 pm

We are so honoured to have been one of the special film locations selected to shoot Netflix’s hottest new movie release, “Holiday in the Wild” now available globally on Netflix to view.



Member News

BUGTech Anti-Insect Shirts: Back in Stock and Better Than Ever

By *Steve Adams, The Safari Store
On Nov 05, 2019 04:15 pm

The Safari Store’s latest run of BUGTech long-sleeve anti-insect safari shirts for men and women has arrived. This version of our bestselling shirts has had a few upgrades, with features that add a touch of luxury to these technical, functional safari essentials.

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Member News

Here Be Dragons and There Be Elephants – Timeless Trend Self-Drive Safari by Jenman African Safaris

By Marguerite Engelbrecht, Jenman African Safaris
On Nov 05, 2019 04:09 pm

Jenman African Safaris have recently released a new South African self-drive tour showing a very special corner of the country. Self-drive Safaris are still a popular choice of safari in South Africa and other Southern African destinations.PR of the day 18.19.11 8

Jobs Board

Senior Travel Designer

By Sikeleli Africa Safaris
On Nov 04, 2019 02:02 pm

A North American international luxury FIT safari design Agency are looking to fill a senior travel designer role in a growing team. Candidate should have confident experience in selling Southern & East Africa and the rest of the world (specifically India and the Far East, Australia and New Zealand would be a plus but not necessary).

Member News

Photography Tours - Play with light in the Cape

By Veronique Rossouw, Escape+Explore
On Nov 04, 2019 01:45 pm

The adage ‘A picture speaks a thousand words’ is one we embrace at Escape + Explore. Every trip we lead is designed to challenge our guests positively. Whether out on a SUP board watching penguins gliding past, tasting an exquisitely crafted wine with a winemaker or, learning about the rule of thirds on our Cape Peninsula photography tour. The stretching of the mind and the growth that follows is where the experience comes alive for our guests.

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Member News

#WhyILoveSaruni Photo & Video Competition is BACK!

By Elizabeth Orizio, Saruni
On Nov 04, 2019 01:42 pm

By popular demand, Saruni, Kenya launches its fifth annual #WhyILoveSaruni photo & video competition. Launched on 1st November 2019, the competition will run for six months. The most exceptional monthly entries will be shortlisted for final consideration in April 2020.

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Member News

Safarilink/Kenya Airways Signs Codeshare Agreement

By *Anu Vohora, Safarilink Aviation
On Nov 04, 2019 01:42 pm

Nairobi, November 4, 2019: Safarilink Aviation (F2) and Kenya Airways PLC (NSE: KQ) last night signed a one-way codeshare agreement to open up Kenya by connecting domestic scheduled services to all the best safari destinations within Kenya and Tanzania.

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