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18
May
2018
5 KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THE 2018 CONSERVATION LAB

3 -min. read This year’s Conservation Lab was the biggest yet. Whether you couldn’t be there, or just want to reflect on an inspiring few days, here are our top takeaways from across the weekend…

18
May
2018
ENERGISING IDEAS AT FUSE

3 -min. read On Monday the We Are Africa tribe journey to Spier Wine Farm to energise ideas at FUSE, African travel’s first un-conference in partnership with RISE, the rebirth of Zimbabwe. Here’s how the day went down…

31
Jan
2018
WELCOME TO THE TRIBE: THE ROVER’S AFRICAN DREAM

4 -min. read In the run-up to the much-awaited We Are Africa, we have decided to honour our fantastic new exhibitors for 2018 with a warm shout-out. Up first are the three companies who fulfil and delight every rover’s African fantasies…

30
Aug
2017
CONVERSATIONS WITH THE ELDERS

7 -min. read The Founding Director of Uthando (Love) South Africa, We Are Africa’s community development partner, explains the sentiment behind Conversations With the Elders: a unique book that tells the heart-wrenching, yet truly inspiring stories of South Africa’s ageing black population.

08
Aug
2017
WATCH HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CONSERVATION LAB 2017

< 1 -min. read Watch an impressive collection of innovators, inventors and well-meaning philanthropists working together to push things forward at the Conservation Lab 2017.

06
Jun
2017
FOUR MINUTES TO CHANGE THE FUTURE OF AFRICAN TRAVEL

9 -min. read Whether you missed the SPARK talks at FUSE or just want to be inspired all over again, we caught up with all our speakers to find out why the We Are Africa tribe should care about what they have to say…

15
May
2017
“I’M STILL ALIVE.”

9 -min. read Much to the irritation of his opponents, outspoken palaeonthropologist-cum-conservationist-cum-politician Richard Leakey is not done yet. Ahead of his talk at FUSE, he spoke to Katie Palmer about climate change, ivory burning and the perspective-shifting power of TV.

03
May
2017
ENERGISING IDEAS AT FUSE

4 -min. read The We Are Africa tribe are no ordinary delegates, and FUSE, brought to you by Wilderness Safaris, is no ordinary conference. Find out how our very first ‘un-conference’ went down yesterday at Grand Café & Beach.

28
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!

18
Apr
2017
COLOUR (DRESS) CODE

2 -min. read We Are Africa has a bold new dress code: cast aside your musty tradeshow wardrobe, embrace the continent’s creative aesthetic and let loose your personality with your show attire. Are you ready for a creative explosion?

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.

21
Feb
2017
TRACK GORILLAS IN VIRUNGA WITH EMMANUEL DE MERODE

2 -min. read We’re offering We Are Africa tribe members the once-in-a-lifetime chance to track gorillas in Virunga National Park with extraordinary Park Director Emmanuel de Merode and acclaimed conservationist and philanthropist Jochen Zeitz. Not your average fam trip, then…

23
Jan
2017
STICK YOUR NECK OUT AND GET NOTICED BY THE INNOVATION AWARDS 2017 JUDGES

4 -min. read This year’s Innovation Awards panel are a mix of artists, conservation experts, marketing masterminds and experience designers.

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.

19
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.

24
Aug
2016
SAIL AWAY: 6 AFRICAN BOATS YOU NEED TO GET ON BOARD WITH

4 -min. read Call us romantics, but we’re in love with the idea of exploring Africa by boat. Check out these African suppliers making ripples in luxury travel and join us in our Instagram-fuelled fantasy…

21
Sep
2016
TRIPLE THREAT: 3 REASONS TO WATCH OUT FOR WAA 2017

3 -min. read Three reasons why We Are Africa 2017 is going to be the best for out-of-the-box networking to date…

02
May
2016
TELL AFRICA’S NEXT CHAPTER

3 -min. read After hundreds of applications and months of speculation, join us from 8pm at GOLD Restaurant to see this year’s Innovation Awards winners, as voted by the tribe, take to the stage.

02
May
2016
LET’S EAT

< 1 -min. read For 2016, we’re bringing back our very own African food fair, MARKET, to satisfy the exacting palettes of our tribe.

02
May
2016
MORNINGS ARE MADE IN AFRICA

2 -min. read Those who joined Escape+Explore for an adventure this morning can testify that there’s nothing quite like a sunrise view of the city, a scenic drift along the canals, or a ‘calming’ predator workout to boost your energy ahead of a day of networking and partying.

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