Travel – We Are Africa
18
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.

14
Jun
2017
DR RICHARD LEAKEY INSPIRES AT FUSE

1 -min. read Hit play on Dr. Richard Leakey’s INSPIRE talk at FUSE, We Are Africa’s inaugural un-conference.

25
Apr
2017
MEET THE SPEAKERS WITH A SPARK IN THEIR EYE

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!

22
Mar
2017
SPARK AN IDEA

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.

13
Dec
2016
STORY OF THE STREETS

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.

26
Oct
2016
BRAZZA SHOWS ITS TRUE COLOURS

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.

18
Oct
2016
AFRICA’S BIGGEST FAM TRIP IS BACK

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.

17
Oct
2016
WELCOME TO THE TRIBE: MADE FOR WALKING

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.

14
Oct
2016
THROUGH THE LENS: SWAZILAND

2 -min. read French globe trotter Marlène shares her memories and photographs of the beautiful, landlocked Swaziland.

06
Oct
2016
IT’S HERE: APPLY FOR THE 2017 CONSERVATION LAB

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.

07
Sep
2016
WELCOME TO THE AFRICAN TRAVEL OLYMPICS

5 -min. read The Olympic Games may have come and gone, but Eugene Yiga has a guide to discovering Africa’s ten winning countries…

23
Aug
2016
GHANA GOES FOR GOLD

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.

07
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…

24
Feb
2016
CONSERVATION LAB 2016: STAR PLAYERS

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…

24
Feb
2016
THE 2016 HOTEL PARTNER TAKEOVER

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…

22
Feb
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: RESERVATIONS AFRICA, CANADA

2 -min. read This week we welcome to the tribe Marianne Schaubeck from Reservations Africa in Canada.

09
Feb
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.

08
Feb
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
Jan
2016
INSPIRING INNOVATION: VERASHNI PILLAY

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.

26
Jan
2016
4 AFRICAN TRIPS TO TAKE IN 2016

7 -min. read Between beautiful beaches, safaris, national parks, and cultural exploration, these are four African destinations that will not disappoint…

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