Trip Report Cruceros Australis

Published on June 25, 2013

From Kiki Paris on her recent expedition with Cruceros Australis: We set sail under a brilliant, full moon with the lights of Ushuaia flickering behind us…surely an auspicious beginning to my Patagonia expedition cruise with Cruceros Australis.  The captain’s earlier champagne welcome…

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Toronto Sun features Namibia & African Profile Safaris

Published on June 17, 2013

Here is a great article on our client African Profile Safaris that appeared in the Toronto Sun:   http://tinyurl.com/bqqkpqh

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Introducing Jock Explorer Camp

Published on April 18, 2013

The Explorer Camp at Jock Safari Lodge offers guests a unique experiential insight of a bygone era, a time when exploring really was an adventure into this unknown Big 5 wilderness, as did the legendary Percy Fitzpatrick in the 18th century. The…

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PREMIER SAFARIS’ ANNOUNCES NOVEL EXPLORER-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM Julian Monroe Fisher To Lead Travelers on Custom Expeditions in Africa

Published on April 15, 2013

Premier Safaris, a specialist in adventure/luxury safaris in East Africa, is launching a unique program – customized safaris with Explorer-in-Residence Julian Monroe Fisher, a 21st century David Livingstone. Fisher, an American currently based in Austria, is an explorer, anthropologist, Ethnographic filmmaker, author,…

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Cruceros Australis Featured in Travel Weekly

Published on April 12, 2013

  Thanks Travel Weekly for the nice article Travel Weekly – April 8, 2013 – travelweekly20130408-13654300070004e732ced34-pp

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KENYA: DESTINATION UPDATE -Kenya Tourism Federation (KTF)

Published on April 3, 2013

  The much-awaited Supreme Court ruling was delivered on 30th March 2013, ending two weeks of waiting to know who would be Kenya’s next President. The delay arose from an election petition that was filed, disputing the election results as announced by…

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Fringe Benefits

Published on March 30, 2013

Jacqui Sugden of Nordic Travel, a DMC in Tanzania, recently visited Buffalo Luxury Camp, and had this to say about the camp,  which is managed by Intimate Places. Sometimes being on the edge has its advantages. That certainly rings true at Buffalo…

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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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