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.
1 -min. read Hit play on Dr. Richard Leakey’s INSPIRE talk at FUSE, We Are Africa’s inaugural un-conference.
8 -min. read Ahead of our first un-conference, FUSE, we caught up with our SPARK speakers to put them through their paces. Four questions; four minutes – go!
2 -min. read Taking place at FUSE, We Are Africa’s first un-conference in partnership with Wilderness Safaris, hosted at Grand Café & Beach, SPARK is your chance to stand in front of Africa’s leading high-end travel experts and pitch your groundbreaking idea that will change the future of the industry. Find out how to get involved.
4 -min. read VoiceMap is an app that lets you listen to location-aware stories by journalists, novelists, tour guides and passionate locals as you walk… We spoke to founder and CEO Iain Manley to find out more.
4 -min. read While travelling to and around Congo may take time and a sturdy sense of adventure, the chance to discover this off-the-beaten-track destination makes it well worth the effort, writes Richard Holmes.
2 -min. read We’re showing the world’s best African specialist buyers and globally renowned press what Africa is really made of with our 2017 pre and post tour programme.
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.
2 -min. read French globe trotter Marlène shares her memories and photographs of the beautiful, landlocked Swaziland.
2 -min. read Beyond Luxury Media has launched the second Conservation Lab, taking place from 29 April – 1 May 2017. Find out more and apply to take part now.
5 -min. read The Olympic Games may have come and gone, but Eugene Yiga has a guide to discovering Africa’s ten winning countries…
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.
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…
6 -min. read The newly reimagined Conservation Lab is a progressive two-day un-conference event of its own, created to bring together 50 influencers in the travel industry with 50 luminaries from the conservation world. Meet some of our star players…
7 -min. read This year We Are Africa has once again partnered with some of Cape Town’s top hotels to host our exceptional list of buyers and press. After launching our 2016 campaign, these hotels have wasted no time in accepting the challenge…
2 -min. read This week we welcome to the tribe Marianne Schaubeck from Reservations Africa in Canada.
3 -min. read Meet another one of our first-time buyers to the show, Sergio Banales from Mac Travel in Uruguay.
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…
3 -min. read Introducing Verashni Pillay, who joins Masingita Mazibuko and Colin Bell on this year’s Innovation Awards judging panel tasked with selecting the 2016 shortlist.
7 -min. read Between beautiful beaches, safaris, national parks, and cultural exploration, these are four African destinations that will not disappoint…