ANNOUNCING THE OSCARS OF THE NATURAL WORLD – AFRICA THE ENVELOPE, PLEASE

Published on March 30, 2013

  The Seven Natural Wonders Project, a non-profit conservation initiative based in Dallas, Texas and spearheaded by Dr. Phillip Imler, has declared award winners of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa, and they are:  The River Nile; Mt. Kilimanjaro; The Red Sea;…

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Beyt al Chai leaves Bluebay Portfolio

Published on March 14, 2013

Stone Town, Zanzibar – The Directors of Inn on the Square Company Limited (trading as Beyt al Chai) take this opportunity to advise you that the lease which the company has held for many years will come to an end  on 31st…

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25 Reasons to Visit Uganda

Published on March 7, 2013

Many people think that by visiting Kenya and Tanzania, they have seen East Africa.  We beg to differ.  Uganda, is known as the “Pearl of Africa” for a reason… and we have 25 of them. Listen to stories of the Royal Kingdom…

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Shamwari Group Raise R1 Million For Rhino Conservation

Published on March 7, 2013

 Shamwari Group has raised R1, 000, 000 (@ US$110,000) for the Wilderness Foundation’s Forever Wild Campaign, an initiative to help save rhinos throughout South Africa. Each of the Shamwari Group properties – Shamwari Game Reserve situated in the Eastern Cape, Sanbona Wildlife…

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Symbolic Ceremony or Renewal of Wedding Vows

Published on March 3, 2013

Bluebay Hotels, Zanzibar are happy to offer their guests a brand new Symbolic Ceremony, allowing couples to have their relationship recognized and blessed in a stunning location against a tropical backdrop. Whether the first declaration of love or a chance for married…

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ANNOUNCING THE OSCARS OF THE NATURAL WORLD – AFRICA THE ENVELOPE, PLEASE

Published on February 15, 2013

ARUSHA, Tanzania (02/2013) The Seven Natural Wonders Project, a non-profit conservation initiative based in Dallas, Texas and spearheaded by Dr. Phillip Imler, has declared award winners of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa, and they are:  The River Nile; Mt. Kilimanjaro; The…

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Article on Silverback Lodge, Bwindi and Gorilla Trekking

Published on February 14, 2013

Here is a nice article written by our own Corne Schalkwyk  that will appear in the March issues of Premier Travel Magazine to be found in South African Bidvest Travel Lounges. Hanging Out with the Hairy People

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KENYA’S THE ARK KICKS OFF WEBCAM: TWO BY TWO OR FIVE BY FIVE, CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL ARE STREAMED LIVE

Published on February 12, 2013

For lovers of all creatures great and small, Kenya’s The Ark, set in the game-rich Aberdare National Park, has launched a webcam that streams live video 24/7 of wild animals coming to its floodlit watering hole and salt lick.  Guest wannabes, Ark-o-philes…

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Namibia Trip Report – African Profile Safaris

Published on February 12, 2013

Where to start…..with the enchanting fairy circles? Ochre sand dunes? Dolphins? Lions and leopards? Desert elephants? The statuesque oryx?  Tree rivers – dry desert riverbeds dotted green with trees where the water should be? This is a land of stunning beauty and…

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Uganda Gorilla Permit Price Special for Select Months

Published on October 29, 2012

We are pleased to announce that Uganda Wildlife Authority, in celebration of Uganda’s 50 years of independence, has lowered gorilla permit prices to $350 for foreign non-residents during the following months: November, 2012 April, 2013 May, 2013 This is a great opportunity…

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Fly Uganda and Coastal Aviation Link Uganda’s National Parks with the Serengeti on Same Day Flying Safaris.

Published on October 29, 2012

On 15th December Coastal Aviation will begin daily flights between The Serengeti and Entebbe to link with Fly Uganda services to Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi and Kidepo. The morning East-bound Fly Uganda flights will pick passengers from our Ugandan…

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Kiki Paris Buffalo Luxury Camp Trip Report, September, 2013

Published on October 2, 2012

Nestled high on a hill in Loliondo, Tanzania, Buffalo Luxury Camp overlooks the northeastern Serengeti and Lobo Valley and offers stunning, panoramic views to its guests. This permanent tented camp consists of 15 Suite Tents, 5 Chalet Tents, a lodge divided into…

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Tourism Did Not Kill the Tiger — an editorial

Published on August 30, 2012

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Electronic Tiger Tracking Starts at Jim Corbett National Park, India

Published on August 26, 2012

he National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has launched a pilot project in Uttarakhand’s Jim Corbett National Park for round-the-clock surveillance of the park using high definition cameras. The project E-eye is a software-based system where 10 high-resolution thermal and infra-red cameras mounted…

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An Update on the Tiger Tourism Ban in India

Published on July 27, 2012

We are hoping an amicable solution will soon be found soon to this tourism ban.  As you know, it is the rainy season and the national parks are closed for tourism until Sept-November, depending on their location. It is true that presently…

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The Nile: Top 10 things to know about Earth’s longest river

Published on May 24, 2012

Murchison Falls, Uganda You know the saying, denial is not just a river in Egypt?  Well, the Nile is not just in Egypt – only 22% of it is! For the romance and prestige of it, the great European explorers of the…

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Published on May 1, 2012

We are pleased to announce the newest addition to the Emerging Destinations portfolio: African Profile Safaris. This Friede family-owned and managed company specializes in creatively designed private flying safaris with our naturalist pilot guides in Namibia and even Cape to Cairo for…

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