Tigers and Red Panda Safari

Published on June 14, 2019

India is full of wonderful species waiting to be seen and appreciated. Undoubtedly one of the cutest creatures is the Red Panda — one of two species that highlight a 13-day Indian wildlife safari with Jungle Sutra in March 2020. Given the…

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“Explorer’s Favorite” Kenya Flying Safari

Published on June 12, 2019

“Explorer’s Favourite” — a 10-day flying safari with Cheli & Peacock — offers an opportunity to experience three different Kenya ecosystems with a vast array of wildlife species. Among the highlights of this unique trip are: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, which boasts the…

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Luxury Amazon Cruises for Less

Published on June 11, 2019

Jungle Experiences has announced a special advanced purchase package for all 2020 departures on its luxury riverboat cruises through the Amazon rainforest of northern Peru. Valid on five day/four night and four/day three nights cruises aboard the M/V Zafiro, the package includes…

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Ten Tips For Planning Your Guyana Trip

Published on June 7, 2019

Travelling without preparation might be exciting for the intrepid traveller, but it can increase the potential for losing time and missing out on exciting experiences. A country like Guyana, a delight for the active and adventurous traveller, needs careful planning for a…

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Spread Your Wings: Birding in the Peruvian Andes

Published on June 4, 2019

Passing from grassy pampas to snow-capped mountains and through to luscious cloud forest, the region between Cusco and Machu Picchu is famous for birds. You’ll find a vast variety of our feathered friends, big and small, and all colors of the rainbow….

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Read All About It: Tourism sparks Arctic Economic Development

Published on June 3, 2019

 Arctic Today (Norway) recently ran a story on how Indigenous communities in Greenland, Canada and elsewhere are poised to benefit from growing Arctic tourism — if it can be developed right. Quotable quote: “Ultimately, any expansion of tourism services should not exclude…

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Explore the High Arctic — At Discount Rates — Next Summer

Published on June 1, 2019

Ready to discover the Arctic in the summer of 2020? Adventure Canada is offering 15% savings on its “High Arctic Explorer” cruises when booked between now and October 31st, 2019. The voyage between Qausuittuq (Resolute Bay) in northern Canada and Kangerlussuaq, Greenland…

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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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New Direct Flights between Cusco and Iquitos

Published on May 30, 2019

Now travelers can combine Cusco and Machu Picchu with a Jungle Experiences cruise in the Amazon — without flying via Lima — thanks to new direct flights on LATAM Airlines. Operating between July and September, the new service between Cusco in the…

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Cruise Iceland or Greenland with the Whole Family

Published on May 28, 2019

A cruise offers a stress-free way to relax while offering daily new adventures and activities to keep all members of the family happy and engaged. Iceland ProCruises is making family cruising even easier with special rates for its 2019/2020 voyages around Iceland…

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New Air Service Connects Kenya’s Masai Mara and Uganda

Published on May 27, 2019

Regional air service in East Africa takes another giant leap forward in June with the addition of direct flights from Kenya’s Masai Mara to Entebbe, with onward connections to Uganda’s national parks. Starting on June 1st, AirKenya kicks off flights between the…

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Read All About It: East African Tourism Booms

Published on May 24, 2019

Travel Wire News offers a story about how Uganda, Rwanda and Ethiopia are among the top 12 fastest growing destinations for tourism worldwide. Adventure Consults offers a variety of safaris and other travel options in Uganda and Rwanda. And Emerging Destinations will…

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Seven Fun Things to Do In and Around Longyearbyen

Published on May 21, 2019

As the MV Hondius makes its maiden voyages through the North Atlantic and around Spitsbergen (Svalbard) this summer, here are some tips on how passengers can spend your time in the capital city of Norway’s wild Arctic archipelago. Despite being one of the most…

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Read All About It: Pangolins — Rare insight into world’s most trafficked mammal

Published on May 17, 2019

BBC News featured a story on Africa’s pangolin, the world’s most trafficked mammal, which are being pushed to extinction by illegal hunting for meat and scales used for traditional Asian medicine despite there being no medical benefit for their use. Images and…

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Read All About It: Is Iceland’s Restaurant Scene the Future of Sustainable Dining?

Published on May 16, 2019

The Independent (UK) offers a fascinating article on why Iceland’s greenhouse-to-table restaurant scene could be the future of sustainable dining. Quotable quote: “Iceland sits over the convergence of the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, meaning that vast pockets of its 40,000 square…

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28 Days in the African Bush with EcoTraining

Published on May 13, 2019

Explore the wilderness of the majestic Makuleke Concession in the famed Kruger National Park or Mashatu in the Northern Tuli Reserve in Botswana on foot, on a 28-day Trails Guide Course with EcoTraining Guides & Guardians. The majority of your time on…

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Close Encounters of the Puma Kind at Torres del Paine

Published on May 11, 2019

Within one of the world’s most spectacular national parks, Hotel Las Torres offers one of the most unique wildlife experiences in all of South America — a chance to track pumas with an expert guide, observe the big cats in their natural…

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Read All About It: 50 Most Beautiful Places in South America

Published on May 10, 2019

Conde Nast Traveler offers a photo story on the most beautiful places in South America . . . including Torres del Paine in Chile (Hotel Las Torres and Fantastico Sur), Bariloche in Argentina (Cruce Andino), Iquitos in the Peruvian Amazon (Jungle Experiences),…

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Winter-Fall Vacations in Patagonia’s Lake District

Published on May 10, 2019

Cruce Andino is offering a special two days/one night passage starting at just US$290 per person for one-way trips between May and the end of September on its route across the Andes lake district between Chile and Argentina. The end of winter…

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India Launches Mumbai-Goa Cruise

Published on May 9, 2019

India’s first domestic cruise liner is now plying the route between Mumbai to Goa with bookings available through Creative Travel. Built in Japan, the luxurious seven-deck, 430-foot Angriya is fully equipped and staffed by an experienced team of marine and hospitality personnel….

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