< 1 -min. read There’s no one in African politics quite like Tshekedi ‘TK’ Khama – which is why he made for a sensational speaker at FUSE 2018. We caught up with the man himself after his roof-raising keynote for a fascinating discussion on conservation models and the future of travel in Africa.
< 1 -min. read Relive the magic of FUSE 2018 and press play on Tshekedi ‘TK’ Khama’s rapturous keynote speech.
6 -min. read 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.
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.
4 -min. read Wine lovers in Africa? Send them to the Cape, many will say. But what about the bush? Melissa talks to Allister Kreft, CEO of Under the Influence – a management and wine-based company out of Cape Town. Find out more about his work, and why he thinks that wine buffs and the bush are made for each other.
4 -min. read Africa, get ready for your close-up! With travellers snapping their way around the globe, looks may not be everything, but they sure do help. Check out just a few of our most Insta-ready new recruits who’re showcasing our continent from its finest angles…
3 -min. read Adventurous anglers from across the world are coming to Africa in search of tigers… Tiger fishing, that is, which is centred on the mighty Zambezi River.
4 -min. read ‘Conservation is war’ is a sentiment we often hear these days – and perhaps many readers will agree. But is it a war, or is it wishful thinking on behalf of those who want a decisive end to poaching? And if it is a war, do we really know who the enemy is?
7 -min. read In response to the modern traveller’s desire for true immersion in a destination, African safaris are stepping up their game. Melissa Twigg looks at a few of the experiences going beyond mere observation to allow participants intimate access to the most extraordinary wildlife and terrain on the planet.
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.
3 -min. read Peter Mabeo is the founder of a design brand that harnesses internationally-revered design talent and places it alongside their own homegrown design team.
4 -min. read We talk to Colin Bell about his latest venture, Sable Alley, located in an extraordinary, and completely uninhabited, part of Botswana.
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.
5 -min. read Afrophiles are in luck, with five highly-anticipated African hotel openings pencilled in on our calendar over the next eight months.
4 -min. read If you want to really experience the Motherland, sometimes you can’t beat the feel of her soil beneath your feet – something these three brand new exhibitors know only too well.
5 -min. read Keen to discover a side of Africa that you’ve never explored before? Here are ten inspiring ideas to get your unexpected Africa story started.
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…
2 -min. read As part of our continuing ambition to showcase the unique diversity, beauty and vitality of our incredible continent, every year our tribe is invited to the biggest pan-Africa familiarisation trip the industry has ever seen.
3 -min. read Meet David Evans, Managing Director of Mashatu Game Reserve in Botswana.