19
Jul
2018
IT ALL STARTS WITH A SPARK: 4 MINUTES TO TRANSFORM TRAVEL

1 -min. read From the art of turning waste food into five-star food to what really lies beneath an island holiday, each of this year’s SPARK speakers held the FUSE crowd spellbound, sparking discussions that lasted far longer than their presentation. Watch them back here…

TK makes the crowd crack up at FUSE 2018
26
Jun
2018
WATCH TSHEKEDI KHAMA’S KEYNOTE SPEECH AT FUSE 2018

1 -min. read Relive the magic of FUSE 2018 and press play on Tshekedi ‘TK’ Khama’s rapturous keynote speech.

22
Jun
2018
TUNE IN: WE ARE AFRICA COOL-DOWN

1 -min. read Got the post-show blues? Keep the fun, fierce and fantastical vibes alive with a #flashbackfriday tribute to the banging musical tunes that brought the house down at We Are Africa 2018.

18
May
2018
THE TOP 10 TRIBE MOMENTS FROM WE ARE AFRICA 2018

3 -min. read From sensational debates to the most epic of closing parties, our 2018 tribe were our most fun, fierce and fantastical yet – even joining the circus along the way. Here’s how it all went down in Cape Town…

18
May
2018
5 KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THE 2018 CONSERVATION LAB

3 -min. read This year’s Conservation Lab was the biggest yet. Whether you couldn’t be there, or just want to reflect on an inspiring few days, here are our top takeaways from across the weekend…

18
May
2018
ENERGISING IDEAS AT FUSE

3 -min. read On Monday the We Are Africa tribe journey to Spier Wine Farm to energise ideas at FUSE, African travel’s first un-conference in partnership with RISE, the rebirth of Zimbabwe. Here’s how the day went down…

16
May
2018
AWARD-WINNING AFRICA: THE WINNERS OF THE INNOVATION AWARDS

4 -min. read With dozens of entries, six categories and a five-strong judging panel, here are the worthy winners of the Innovation Awards 2018 – as also voted for by their peers, the We Are Africa tribe…

16
May
2018
TOP 5 THINGS TO DO AT WE ARE AFRICA 2018

3 -min. read As time ticks down to the end of another awesome edition of We Are Africa, make sure you have a read of our Top 5 checklist and tick off our must-attend events and activations!

Mushara Bush Camp – via Mushara Bush Camp
11
May
2018
WELCOME TO THE TRIBE: 3 TENTED SAFARIS PUTTING THE ‘GLAM’ INTO GLAMPING

3 -min. read The countdown to We Are Africa is nearly over, so before the tribe descends on Cape Town, we’re introducing you to three of our newest exhibitors with some of the most glamorous safari tents on the African safari circuit – keep your eyes peeled for them!

Hitesh Mehta
10
May
2018
LIGHTING A FUSE: MEET HITESH MEHTA, MULTI-AWARD-WINNING ARCHITECT AND ECO-DESIGNER

2 -min. read In the third of our series spotlighting this year’s FUSE un-conference speakers, multi-award-winning architect, eco-designer and President of HM Design tells us why eco-planning is crucial to the future of luxury travel in Africa.

Cocktail delights at Cause & Effect – courtesy of Cause & Efffect
09
May
2018
5 NEW FOODIE HOTSPOTS TO CHECK OUT IN CAPE TOWN THIS MAY

5 -min. read Winging your way to Cape Town for We Are Africa? Start your culinary adventure in the Mother City with these five new foodie hotspots…

08
May
2018
TUNE IN: WE ARE AFRICA WARM-UP

1 -min. read With mere days until the start of We Are Africa, get your tribe vibe on with tracks from award-winning Congolese legend and our closing party headliner, Trésor – along with a few from Durban musician Majozi.

Holly Budge
24
Apr
2018
LIGHTING A FUSE: MEET HOLLY BUDGE, ARTIST, ADVENTURER AND CONSERVATIONIST

3 -min. read In the second of our series spotlighting this year’s FUSE un-conference speakers, artist and adventurer Holly Budge explains how her passion for conservation led her to the top of Mount Everest, and how luxury travel can play a vital role.

Africa on Tour II
20
Apr
2018
WELCOME TO THE TRIBE: 3 TOUR OPERATORS FINDING A NEW PATH

3 -min. read From urban safaris and artisan experiences to gorilla treks and luxury casinos, discover three new exhibitors who are are blazing an experiential trail across the continent.

Tshekedi Khama
18
Apr
2018
A KEYNOTE LIKE NO OTHER: TSHEKEDI KHAMA, BOTSWANA GOVERNMENT MINISTER AND PASSIONATE CONSERVATIONIST

3 -min. read Introducing our keynote speaker for FUSE 2018: Tshekedi Khama, dedicated conservationist and Botswana Government Minister. Read how his pioneering work has helped light the fuse for high-end ecotourism.

01
Apr
2018
WELCOME TO THE TRIBE: 3 WELLNESS DESTINATIONS TAKING TRAVELLERS OFF THE SAFARI-BEATEN TRACK

3 -min. read This week’s game-changers know a thing or two about how to incorporate peace and harmony into travellers’ adventures around the Motherland – meet the tribe recruits who’re bringing wellness offerings to Africa’s tourism scene.

CemAir – via Facebook
22
Mar
2018
WELCOME TO THE TRIBE: 3 HIGH-FLYERS TAKING AFRICA BY AIR

3 -min. read Who could be better to show travellers how to live the high life than the tribe’s high-flyers? Let’s welcome the air extraordinaires who know how to take travellers to dizzying heights.

Business has never felt so good
01
Mar
2018
HUMAN CONNECTIONS: WHY BLEISURE TRIPS CAN TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS

5 -min. read ‘Holidays’ are no longer a tick-box affair. Travellers are looking for human connections on their adventures for the full, transformative experience. Richard Holmes shows us how bleisure trips can allow us to practise what the industry preaches, and transform your business by making connections and getting your intel first hand.

19
Feb
2018
AWARD-WINNING AFRICA: HOW BEKS NDLOVU CROSSES BORDERS TO FIND MAGIC

3 -min. read Social entrepreneur, philanthropist, project manager: Beks Ndlovu’s list of accomplishments prove doing well by doing good is the way forward for the African travel industry. A year after his Innovation Awards win, we caught up with him to see how it has impacted his work.

16
Feb
2018
WELCOME TO THE TRIBE: 3 HOTELS PROVING THAT EXPERIENCE IS THE NEW LUXURY

3 -min. read From treetop retreats to a secluded Namibian lodge, meet three of the tribes newest recruits proving that experiential offerings are the new luxury in travel.

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