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.
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.
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.
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.
Namibia Exclusive is taking the safari focus away from the animals and directing it towards the talents of local chefs, waiters and lodge managers.
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.
Africa is proving itself to be one of the world’s premier destinations for horseback safaris, blending world-class guides with charming wilderness camps.
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.
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…
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…
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.