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31
Mar
2016
MADE IN AFRICA

2 -min. read Last year, we told the world that Africa is Not One Story. This year, let’s talk about who’s telling the stories.

29
Mar
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: SAFARI TRUE, USA

4 -min. read Meet one of our brand new members to the tribe, Dan Chaknova, he joins us from Safari True in the United States of America. Take a look at what Dan reveals as his greatest experience of Africa…

29
Mar
2016
LAST CHANCE TO VOTE FOR THE 2016 INNOVATION AWARDS

2 -min. read There’s just one day left to cast your vote and choose your winners for the 2016 Innovation Awards. If you’re a registered 2016 We Are Africa tribe member, make sure you have your say!

29
Mar
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: VIAJES ETNIAS, SPAIN

3 -min. read Noelia Gonzalo from Viajes Etnias in Spain is another one of our brand new buyers to the We Are Africa tribe. Take a look at her story and what she hopes to find at our 2016 show…

29
Mar
2016
LET THE SHOW BEGIN

2 -min. read Keen to live up to the high expectations set by past performances from the likes of Freshly Ground and Goldfish, We Are Africa has another toe-tapping, shape-busting line-up for our 2016 edition.

29
Mar
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: EXTRAORDINARY AFRICA, UK

2 -min. read Meet Alexandra Matts from Extraordinary Africa in the United Kingdom. This first time buyer to the tribe tells us what makes her company unique and what her greatest experience out of Africa has been so far…

29
Mar
2016
CONSERVATION LAB 2016: STAR PLAYERS

6 -min. read The newly reimagined Conservation Lab is a progressive two-day un-conference event of its own, created to bring together 50 influencers in the travel industry with 50 luminaries from the conservation world. Meet some of our star players…

29
Mar
2016
THE 2016 HOTEL PARTNER TAKEOVER

7 -min. read This year We Are Africa has once again partnered with some of Cape Town’s top hotels to host our exceptional list of buyers and press. After launching our 2016 campaign, these hotels have wasted no time in accepting the challenge…

29
Mar
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: RESERVATIONS AFRICA, CANADA

2 -min. read This week we welcome to the tribe Marianne Schaubeck from Reservations Africa in Canada.

29
Mar
2016
UNTOLD STORIES: !Khwa ttu

7 -min. read Having captured the hearts and minds of our tribe in its inaugural year, We Are Africa’s community engagement initiative, Untold Stories, returns once again for 2016.

29
Mar
2016
UNTOLD STORIES: Coffeebeans Routes

5 -min. read Alongside our long-term community partner Uthando (Love) South Africa (hear more from founder James here), we’re welcoming two new residents: Coffeebeans Routes and !Khwa ttu

29
Mar
2016
LOVE, JAMES

5 -min. read The first thing that strikes me about the Executive Director of Uthando is the way he signs off his emails: “Love, James”.

29
Mar
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: MAC TRAVEL, URUGUAY

3 -min. read Meet another one of our first-time buyers to the show, Sergio Banales from Mac Travel in Uruguay.

29
Mar
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: TRIPS IN THE VILLAGE, USA

4 -min. read Debbie Mills from Trips In The Village in America speaks to us about what she’s hoping to get from her first We Are Africa experience…

29
Mar
2016
CONSERVATION LAB, 30 APRIL – 02 MAY, SPIER, STELLENBOSCH

3 -min. read In just three months’ time we’ll be gathering at Spier Hotel & Wine Farm in Stellenbosch, South Africa for the Conservation Lab 2016.

29
Mar
2016
WHAT DOES INNOVATION FEEL LIKE…?

< 1 -min. read There are only a few days left before applications close for the We Are Africa Innovation Awards 2016 – if you think you’ve got what it takes to make this year’s shortlist, apply now!

29
Mar
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: YETRAVEL, CHINA

3 -min. read This week’s new buyer is one of our hand-picked gems: meet Jerry Xu, CEO of Yetravel in China and find out what he’s hoping to discover at the show this May…

29
Mar
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: VIAJES INTERMEX, MEXICO

2 -min. read MEET THE TRIBE: VIAJES INTERMEX, MEXICO Tanya Mizrahi from Viajes Intermex in Mexico tells us what her company is all

29
Mar
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: KYVERNITIS TRAVEL, GREECE

3 -min. read This week we introduce to you Marita Bri, a travel designer from Unique Destinations, Kynervitis Travel in Greece.

29
Mar
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: AFRICAN SECRETS, SOUTH AFRICA

2 -min. read We talk to husband and wife team Jan and Jaci van Heteren, founders of African Secrets in South Africa, to find out their unique story.

29
Mar
2016
INTO THE ART OF AFRICA

4 -min. read Brendon and Suzette Bell‐Roberts, founders of both ART AFRICA and That Art Fair, tell us how the contemporary art scene is developing in Africa.

29
Mar
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: MASHATU GAME RESERVE, BOTSWANA

3 -min. read Meet David Evans, Managing Director of Mashatu Game Reserve in Botswana.

29
Mar
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: INAFRICA, GERMANY

3 -min. read Meet Stephen Tüngler from InAfrica – InIndia Reisen and Safaris.

29
Mar
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: NUARRO LODGE, MOZAMBIQUE

2 -min. read Meet Trienke Lodewijk and Peter de Wit from Nuarro Lodge, Mozambique.

29
Mar
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: ART TOUR, MOSCOW

3 -min. read Meet Арутюнова Анна (Anna) from Art Tour in Moscow and find out what she’s looking to discover at We Are Africa 2016.

14
Dec
2015
CONSERVATION LAB 2016: THE (UN)CONFERENCE

2 -min. read Over fifty leaders in travel and conservation gathered at La Mamounia hotel in Marrakech, Morocco, early last month to discuss the launch of the 2016 Conservation Lab, imagined and created by Beyond Luxury Media Ltd.

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