Safari Archives - We Are Africa

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02
May
2018
THE DAWN OF ‘A CYRIL SPRING’: WHAT THE RISE OF RAMAPHOSA MEANS FOR THE SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM INDUSTRY

4 -min. read Cyril Ramaphosa’s appointment as President of South Africa has been met with much relief and hopefulness for the future. The big question on all of our lips? Will he be good for South African tourism? Melissa Twigg investigates.

11
Jan
2018
WELCOME TO THE TRIBE: AFRICA ON TOUR

3 -min. read Forget tired tours and predictable routes – from Sideways-inspired wine excursions to immersive festival experiences, discover three new exhibitors who are are blazing an experiential trail across the continent.

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.

27
Jul
2017
CHATTING COMMUNITY AND CONSERVATION WITH SAMWEL BROWN LENGALAI

4 -min. read Samwel ‘Brown’ Lengalai is a proud Samburu and popular guide at Loisaba Tented Camp. We chat about his journey in tourism and role as a community ambassador.

31
May
2017
STARRY, STARRY NIGHT: 5 OF AFRICA’S BEST STAR BEDS

3 -min. read A night spent in one of these African ‘star beds’ shows that the sky’s the limit when it comes to romantic escapes and heavenly bodies…

20
Apr
2017
GO ON A GASTRO SAFARI WITH NAMIBIA EXCLUSIVE

3 -min. read Namibia Exclusive is taking the safari focus away from the animals and directing it towards the talents of local chefs, waiters and lodge managers.

06
Apr
2017
LIFE AT SOUTH AFRICA’S LION SANDS

4 -min. read Melissa Twigg reflects on how Lion Sands today is an altogether sleeker affair than it was back in 2004 when she was a receptionist for the lodge.

31
Mar
2017
WILDERNESS WILDLIFE TRUST USES TOURISM TO PROTECT ZIMBABWE’S WILDLIFE

4 -min. read Wilderness Safaris has launched the Wilderness Wildlife Trust, an independent entity supporting wildlife management, research and education projects.

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.

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…

18
Oct
2016
INSPIRING INNOVATION: COLIN BELL

3 -min. read We talk to the second judge for the 2016 Innovation Awards, conservationist Colin Bell, about what he’s looking for from this year’s entries.

29
Mar
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: AFRICAN SECRETS, SOUTH AFRICA

2 -min. read We talk to husband and wife team Jan and Jaci van Heteren, founders of African Secrets in South Africa, to find out their unique story.

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