Interviews Archives - We Are Africa

WE ARE AFRICA POSTPONED TO 17-20 May 2021

31
May
2017
UNCOVERING ETHIOPIA WITH SIMIEN LODGE’S NICK CRANE

12 -min. read Ethiopia is one of the most talked-about African destinations of 2017. Simien Lodge’s Nick Crane tells us what Ethiopia has to offer the modern traveller.

15
May
2017
JOHANNESBURG ARTIST LADY SKOLLIE USES HUMOUR AS A VEHICLE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

4 -min. read The work of Johannesburg-based activist artist Lady Skollie never errs on flippancy. Her pieces address rape culture, gender polarity and racial inequality.

13
Dec
2016
ACROSS THE SEAS ON AN SUP WITH CHRIS BERTISH

3 -min. read ‘The SUP Crossing’ will see Chris Bertish attempt the first solo transatlantic crossing on an SUP, from the Canary and British Virgin Islands to Florida.

06
Jan
2017
FROM MERMAID TO CRUSADE: TAKING UP THE CAUSE OF CONSERVING OUR OCEANS WITH HANLI PRINSLOO

7 -min. read Former freediving champion and founder of I AM WATER Ocean Conservation Trust, Hanli Prinsloo, tells us how to transform connection into conservation.

30
Nov
2016
AFRICAN THEATRE SHINES AT KAMPALA INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL

4 -min. read The curtain fell on the third Kampala International Theatre Festival last weekend, hosting a fascinating array of productions from across the continent.

05
May
2016
LIVE PANEL: THE FUTURE OF AFRICAN TRAVEL

< 1 -min. read Jen Flowers, Deputy Editor at AFAR, hits the We Are Africa show floor to talk trends, destinations and the future of travel in Africa.

21
Oct
2016
LIVE PANEL: WINNING THE CONSERVATION GAME

< 1 -min. read 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
LIVE PANEL: MADE IN AFRICA

< 1 -min. read Jen Murphy is joined live on the We Are Africa floor by three individuals who are all dedicated to telling very different, very real stories of their various destinations.

04
May
2016
INTERVIEW: KEITH VINCENT, WILDERNESS SAFARIS

< 1 -min. read We catch up with Keith Vincent, the CEO of Wilderness Safaris, live from the We Are Africa show floor.

25
Apr
2016
LUXURY FOR THE LONG RUN

8 -min. read We Are Africa 2016 Conference speaker Jochen Zeitz tells us about how he has been inspired by Africa and what to expect from his talk.

15
Apr
2016
HARDLY A WALK IN THE PARK

7 -min. read Virunga National Park’s Director, Emmanuel de Merode, on why tourism is the key to securing its future.

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
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: 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
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
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
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.

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