Industry News Archives - Page 3 of 4 - We Are Africa
15
May
2017
“I’M STILL ALIVE.”

9 -min. read Much to the irritation of his opponents, outspoken palaeonthropologist-cum-conservationist-cum-politician Richard Leakey is not done yet. Ahead of his talk at FUSE, he spoke to Katie Palmer about climate change, ivory burning and the perspective-shifting power of TV.

15
May
2017
EXPOSING SOUTH AFRICA’S HIDDEN GEMS

5 -min. read Ahead of this year’s African Travel INDABA, we caught up with the newly appointed South African Tourism CEO, Sisa Ntshona, to find out more about his vision for the future of African travel.

11
May
2017
AFRICA’S BEST AND BRIGHTEST REVEALED AT THE INNOVATION AWARDS 2017

3 -min. read Last night our tribe shimmied on down to Shimmy Beach Club to celebrate the fourth annual Innovation Awards, hosted by The Ritz.

20
Apr
2017
GO ON A GASTRO SAFARI WITH NAMIBIA EXCLUSIVE

3 -min. read Namibia Exclusive is taking the safari focus away from the animals and directing it towards the talents of local chefs, waiters and lodge managers.

11
Apr
2017
INTO AFRICA: THE LATEST AIRLINES OPENING UP THE CONTINENT

2 -min. read It’s no secret that air access is a crucial driver of tourism. Happily, a clutch of international carriers are launching new routes and growing frequencies on key routes into the continent.

07
Apr
2017
SEE AFRICA ON TWO WHEELS WITH THESE MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURES

4 -min. read Whether you’re a weekend warrior or devoted single-track daredevil, Africa is a dusty switch-backed paradise for mountain biking enthusiasts.

03
Apr
2017
BLISSED-OUT BEACHES: FIVE SECRET AFRICAN ISLAND ESCAPES

4 -min. read Look beyond the horizon and the African seas are also dishing up a fine selection of island escapes, from Mozambique to Pemba.

31
Mar
2017
WILDERNESS WILDLIFE TRUST USES TOURISM TO PROTECT ZIMBABWE’S WILDLIFE

4 -min. read Wilderness Safaris has launched the Wilderness Wildlife Trust, an independent entity supporting wildlife management, research and education projects.

27
Mar
2017
WORD-OF-MOUTH: HOW TO USE OFFLINE BEHAVIOUR FOR ONLINE GAINS

4 -min. read The new hospitality landscape revolves less around brands talking about themselves and more around people talking about brands. Enter offline activities, communities and collaborations as hospitality’s new marketing strategy.

22
Mar
2017
SPARK AN IDEA

2 -min. read Taking place at FUSE, We Are Africa’s first un-conference in partnership with Wilderness Safaris, hosted at Grand Café & Beach, SPARK is your chance to stand in front of Africa’s leading high-end travel experts and pitch your groundbreaking idea that will change the future of the industry. Find out how to get involved.

27
Feb
2017
COLIN BELL ON HIS LATEST LAUNCH, BOTSWANA’S SABLE ALLEY

4 -min. read We talk to Colin Bell about his latest venture, Sable Alley, located in an extraordinary, and completely uninhabited, part of Botswana.

22
Feb
2017
MINOR HOTELS’ MAJOR FOCUS ON AFRICA

3 -min. read With more than 150 hotels spread across 22 countries worldwide, Bangkok-based hospitality company Minor Hotels has its sights set firmly on Africa.

22
Feb
2017
HORSEBACK SAFARIS: SEE AFRICA FROM THE SADDLE

4 -min. read Africa is proving itself to be one of the world’s premier destinations for horseback safaris, blending world-class guides with charming wilderness camps.

21
Feb
2017
TRACK GORILLAS IN VIRUNGA WITH EMMANUEL DE MERODE

2 -min. read We’re offering We Are Africa tribe members the once-in-a-lifetime chance to track gorillas in Virunga National Park with extraordinary Park Director Emmanuel de Merode and acclaimed conservationist and philanthropist Jochen Zeitz. Not your average fam trip, then…

08
Feb
2017
SEVEN TRENDS DEFINING TRAVEL IN 2017

2 -min. read Eight senior travel editors and writers share their optimistic predictions for travel trends emerging in year ahead.

01
Feb
2017
TAKING THE BAIT

4 -min. read The call to ban photographic entries using bait begs the question: what is baiting wildlife photographers? Is it the reward of capturing an incredible image, or of immersing oneself in the wild?

25
Jan
2017
FIVE HOT AFRICAN HOTEL OPENINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2017

5 -min. read Afrophiles are in luck, with five highly-anticipated African hotel openings pencilled in on our calendar over the next eight months.

05
Jan
2017
CHANGING TOURIST PERCEPTIONS OF AFRICA

3 -min. read Daniel Adidwa, Founder and CEO of Tour2.0, is a firm believer that growth of the cultural and community tourism sector will benefit tourists, trade, and our communities.

14
Dec
2016
STORY OF THE STREETS

4 -min. read VoiceMap is an app that lets you listen to location-aware stories by journalists, novelists, tour guides and passionate locals as you walk… We spoke to founder and CEO Iain Manley to find out more.

05
Dec
2016
LATAM AIRLINES OPENS UP NEW MARKETS WITH ADDITIONAL FLIGHTS

3 -min. read Travellers, agents and tour operators warmly welcomed the October 2016 arrival of the first LATAM Airlines flight from São Paulo to Johannesburg.

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