Suzanne Bayly-Coupe – courtesy of Classic Portfolio
08
Aug
2018
MEET 3 WOMEN MAKING THEIR MARK ON SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM

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.

01
Aug
2018
RETURN ON IMPACT

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.

Okavango Delta
20
Jun
2018
ENVIRONMENTAL RICHES

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.

Photo is courtesy of Wilderness Safaris
14
Jun
2018
STAYING FIT ON SAFARI

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.

18
May
2018
5 KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THE 2018 CONSERVATION LAB

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…

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

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…

Photographic safari in Botswana – courtesy of andBeyond
06
Apr
2018
SHOOTING ANIMALS: THE RISE OF PHOTOGRAPHIC SAFARIS

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…

05
Apr
2018
LODGE DESIGN: WHERE FORM MEETS FUNCTION

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.

30
Mar
2018
TAPPING INTO THE POWER OF VIRTUAL REALITY

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.

02
Mar
2018
MEET THE AFRICAN PIONEERS SAYING BYE BYE TO PLASTIC

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.

13
Jul
2017
THE EMOTIONAL POWER OF RHINO NOTCHING

andBeyond and Great Plains Conservation’s new rhino notching project is an entirely new experience of giving, as well as a wonderful example of putting competition aside to achieve conservation success.

04
May
2016
LIVE PANEL: WINNING THE CONSERVATION GAME

Graham Boynton, Travel Editor for Newsweek, asks some of the travel industry’s key players in conservation and community how they think we can fight our way back…

04
May
2016
A SHAPESHIFTING EVENT

Les Carlisle, andBeyond’s Group Conservation Manager and Rhinos Without Borders’ Project Manager, tells us about his experience of the Conservation Lab 2016.

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