4 -min. read Over the past two years we have seen many of the world’s most iconic travel destinations suffer from terrorist attacks. In the wake of such public assaults, how has tourism been affected – and how can it recover?
4 -min. read andBeyond and Great Plains Conservation’s new rhino notching project is an entirely new experience of giving, as well as a wonderful example of putting competition aside to achieve conservation success.
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.
3 -min. read The Rwanda Development Board sent shockwaves through the African eco-tourism industry by announcing a doubling in the cost of its gorilla-trekking permits.
5 -min. read Ahead of this year’s African Travel INDABA, we caught up with the newly appointed South African Tourism CEO, Sisa Ntshona, to find out more about his vision for the future of African travel.
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5 -min. read Intrepid tourists are packing their bags with the goal of sweating their way across 42 kilometres of unrivalled landscapes in these African marathons.
5 -min. read Any visitors to Mauritius, an island nation about 2,000 miles off the coast of Africa, need to explore further afield than piña coladas and infinity pools.
3 -min. read Daniel Adidwa, Founder and CEO of Tour2.0, is a firm believer that growth of the cultural and community tourism sector will benefit tourists, trade, and our communities.
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.
6 -min. read With the median age of its population at just 30 years, Ghana is a young and vibrant country on the road to economic prosperity, writes Eugene Yiga.
4 -min. read When it comes to tourism appeal, Rwanda punches above its weight. From the vibrant streets of Kigali to the famed gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park, it’s a destination drawing an ever-growing number of travellers.
2 -min. read Ralf Buckley, International Chair in Ecotourism Research at Griffith University, shares the lessons he learned at this year’s Conservation Lab.
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.
7 -min. read Virunga National Park’s Director, Emmanuel de Merode, on why tourism is the key to securing its future.
7 -min. read Having captured the hearts and minds of our tribe in its inaugural year, We Are Africa’s community engagement initiative, Untold Stories, returns once again for 2016.
5 -min. read Alongside our long-term community partner Uthando (Love) South Africa (hear more from founder James here), we’re welcoming two new residents: Coffeebeans Routes and !Khwa ttu