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TK makes the crowd crack up at FUSE 2018
05
Jul
2018
FUSE 2018: ENERGISING THE FUTURE WITH TSHEKEDI KHAMA

< 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.

TK makes the crowd crack up at FUSE 2018
27
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.

Okavango Delta
20
Jun
2018
ENVIRONMENTAL RICHES

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.

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.

Seliot, a waiter at Wilderness Safaris' Little Makalolo, practises his wine recommendations with Allister – via Wildnerness Safaris
13
Apr
2018
WHY WINE BUFFS AND THE BUSH ARE A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN

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.

View from Panorama Route offered at Blue Mountain Luxury Lodge – via Blue Mountain Luxury Lodge
05
Feb
2018
WELCOME TO THE TRIBE: 3 OF AFRICA’S MOST INSTA-READY HOTSPOTS

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…

05
Sep
2017
CASTING FOR TIGERS

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.

23
Aug
2017
ON THE HUNT FOR THE ‘REAL’ AFRICA

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.

22
Aug
2017
ARE WE AT WAR?

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?

07
Apr
2017
SEE AFRICA ON TWO WHEELS WITH THESE MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURES

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.

Mabeo x Patricia Urquiola: Sefefo
16
Mar
2017
MAKING AFRICA: PETER MABEO

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.

27
Feb
2017
COLIN BELL ON HIS LATEST LAUNCH, BOTSWANA’S SABLE ALLEY

4 -min. read We talk to Colin Bell about his latest venture, Sable Alley, located in an extraordinary, and completely uninhabited, part of Botswana.

22
Feb
2017
HORSEBACK SAFARIS: SEE AFRICA FROM THE SADDLE

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.

25
Jan
2017
FIVE HOT AFRICAN HOTEL OPENINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2017

5 -min. read Afrophiles are in luck, with five highly-anticipated African hotel openings pencilled in on our calendar over the next eight months.

18
Oct
2016
10 INSPIRING IDEAS FOR EXPLORING UNEXPECTED AFRICA

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.

17
Oct
2016
WELCOME TO THE TRIBE: MADE FOR WALKING

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.

26
Apr
2016
EXPERIENCE THE STORY MADE IN AFRICA: 2016 PRE-TOURS

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.

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
MEET THE TRIBE: MASHATU GAME RESERVE, BOTSWANA

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

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