EcoTraining launches accredited FGASA Field Guide course in the Masai Mara, Kenya

Published on May 31, 2019

The decision to offer the EcoTraining Kenya FGASA Field Guide level one (NQF2) course was brought about through the existing demand of the Kenyan market. EcoTraining, South Africa’s largest and oldest safari guide and wildlife training organisation will be offering the well-known FGASA…

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Discover a Secret World Through the Art of Tracking

Published on May 7, 2019

Interested in learning more about EcoTraining’s EcoTracker course? Check it out here. There is an entire hidden world to discover and you wouldn’t even know unless you recognized the signs. This is what tracking in the bush is about… being able to gather a…

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5 Tips for Traveling in Uganda & Rwanda

Published on April 23, 2019

Nothing compares with having someone on the ground with an intimate understanding of the place you’re visiting. Adventure Consults takes great pride in knowing that travelers can immerse themselves in everything that Uganda and Rwanda have to offer with complete peace of…

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Lower Rates for Kenya Safari Guiding Course

Published on April 16, 2019

New Kenya FGASA Qualification course in the Masai Mara EcoTraining, Africa’s oldest and largest guide training company will be offering the FGASA level one qualification within the Masai Mara from the 14th of September this year. As part of this qualification course, participants…

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Your Quick Start Guide to Fit For Trips

Published on July 16, 2018

ARE YOUR CLIENTS FIT FOR THEIR TRIPS? Follow this QUICK START GUIDE and learn how to positively influence client satisfaction with our custom training programs and earn REFERRAL FEES up to $125 per traveler.

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In Case You Missed It: The Birth of Modern Capitalism

Published on February 1, 2018

Renowned for their beauty, culture and history, the Spice Islands of Maluku form a big part of our cruise program, but there is more to these tiny islands position in world history than meets the eye. They aren’t just the source of…

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Elewana Collection goes to War with the Straw

Published on January 31, 2018

A year ago Elewana Collection joined the initiative ‘Ban the Bottle’ and introduced stainless steel water bottles to help reduce Elewana’s carbon footprint by providing a sustainable alternative to bottled water without sacrificing taste, quality or convenience. In our continued efforts to…

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In Case You Missed It: A Greenland Experience

Published on January 30, 2018

Greenland – The land of contrasts Let yourself get carried away by the openness and warmth of the Greenlanders, who trace their ancestors to the island’s ancient Inuit inhabitants and intrepid Scandinavians who first arrived on the island more than a thousand…

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Trip Report: Ultimate Uganda & Rwanda (Part Four)

Published on December 20, 2017

I ( Jessie) recently joined Adventure Consults for an “Ultimate Uganda & Rwanda” safari in East Africa. This is the fourth and last installment of my trip report — on the places I stayed in Rwanda. Gorillas Nest Lodge, Virunga We were…

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Trip Report: Ultimate Uganda & Rwanda (Part One & Two)

Published on November 28, 2017

PART ONE I (Jessie) recently joined Adventure Consults for an “Ultimate Uganda & Rwanda” safari in East Africa. This is the first installment of my trip report — on the places I stayed in urban Uganda. This was one of the most…

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Trip Report: Ultimate Uganda & Rwanda (Part 3)

Published on November 20, 2017

I (Jessie Bligh) recently joined Adventure Consults for an “Ultimate Uganda & Rwanda” safari in East Africa. This is the third installment of my trip report — on the camps and lodges I encountered at Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP) and Bwindi…

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Trip Report: Ultimate Uganda & Rwanda (Part Two)

Published on September 10, 2017

I ( Jessie) recently joined Adventure Consults for an “Ultimate Uganda & Rwanda” safari in East Africa. This is the second installment of my trip report — on the places I stayed in and around Kibale National Park, renowned for its chimp…

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Ocean Diamond’s Deck 5 Renovation

Published on September 5, 2017

Iceland ProCruises is excited to announce that renovations have been completed on Deck 5 aboard the MV Ocean Diamond. Along with the recent refurbishment of Decks 6 and 7 (as well as most common areas), the revamp of Deck 5 gives the…

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Trip Report: Ultimate Uganda & Rwanda (Part One)

Published on August 24, 2017

I (Jessie) recently joined Adventure Consults for an “Ultimate Uganda & Rwanda” safari in East Africa. This is the first installment of my trip report — on the places I stayed in urban Uganda. This was one of the most educational, amazing…

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Jessie’s Trip Report: Hotel Las Torres (Part Deux)

Published on July 17, 2017

Did you miss Part One? Read it here. I recently visited Hotel Las Torres in southern Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park. This is the second installment of my trip report. With Hotel Las Torres as my base camp, I struck out…

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Jessie’s Trip Report: Hotel Las Torres

Published on June 19, 2017

Our own Jessie Bligh recently had a chance to visit Hotel Las Torres in southern Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park. She filed this trip report: Location, location, location. You simply can’t beat it. The 80-room hotel is the only private estancia…

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Captain Söderholm’s Amazing Feat

Published on June 4, 2017

is proud to announce that Captain Hans Söderholm of the MV Ocean Diamond  is the first non-Icelandic skipper to earn an official piloting permit for an Icelandic harbor. He can now navigate in the narrow, shallow waters of Isafjördur without the help…

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Iceland ProCruises 2018 Brochure Preview

Published on March 28, 2017

  Can’t sail with us this summer? Take a look at what we are offering next season in the Iceland ProCruises 2018 Brochure Preview.  

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Iceland Workshop: Miami, Tampa & Dallas

Published on January 30, 2017

Save the date for the Promote Iceland Workshop. Enjoy a light breakfast and learn all about the awe-inspiring tourism experiences from some of the best operators. On behalf of Promote Iceland, we would like to invite you to a private event to connect…

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Taking Safe Selfies in Iceland

Published on January 28, 2017

An innovative online travel and learning website called Iceland Academy is currently offering a video guide to taking safe selfies in the land of volcanoes, glaciers, geysers, waterfalls and other potential natural hazards for those distracted by the process of immortalizing their…

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