In honour of National Women’s Day in South Africa, hear the stories of three special ladies making a big splash in South African tourism.
Donations are a good start, suggests Francisca Kellett; but high-end travel has the ability to empower long-term philanthropy with immersive experiences that create lasting connections between travellers and the projects they fund – and these African suppliers are an example to follow.
With its high-value, low-volume policy, Botswana is a ‘jewel of Africa’ in more ways than one; but with the government working closely with the tourism industry and reinvesting a third of profits to empower conservation, its model is one other countries could afford to follow, says Melissa Twigg.
Wellness and fitness are dominating the world over – and now they’ve reached the African safari scene. Richard Holmes gives us the low-down on how the industry’s pioneers are bringing wellbeing to the bush.
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…
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…
From Botswana to Zimbabwe, travellers are flocking to Africa to fire a few frames, paving way for a flashy new niche in Africa’s safari industry – one that could provide a replacement for the controversial practice of consumptive hunting safaris, too…
One for your #designgoals: documenting the move from traditional safari clutter to a wanderlust-worthy, guest-centric aesthetic, Richard Holmes delves deeper into the reasons behind the shift in the design of Africa’s most prestigious safari lodges.
The real-life key to Africa’s rise is in the virtual: Richard Holmes gets the low-down on the benefits of VR from African safari brands who’re donning new headsets and opening their eyes and businesses to a whole new world right in front of them.
Plastic: it’s no small fish to fry. Richard Holmes introduces us to the African travel pioneers who’re leading the way by cutting down their single-use plastic consumption.