Premier Safaris Launches Game Fishing Safaris On the River Nile for Nile Perch, Tigerfish and More from Bank or Boat

Published on October 21, 2013

KAMPALA, Uganda (10/2013) Premier Safaris, specialists in adventure/luxury safaris in East Africa, is launching Fishing Safaris in Uganda on the River Nile with professional fishing guides for short trips and specialist guides for longer trips.  Rates for a seven day/six night Fishing…

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Emerging Destinations Bids Heartbroken Farewell to Young Humanitarian

Published on October 17, 2013

Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya, was recently devastated by a four-day assault on a popular, upscale mall. The terrorist siege left many dead and many more wounded. Among those killed in the violence was a dear friend to the Emerging Destinations…

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Shamwari Group Raises 2 Million Rand for Rhino Saving Project

Published on October 14, 2013

We’re very proud to have raised R2, 000, 000 for the Wilderness Foundation’s ‘Forever Wild Campaign’, an initiative to help save rhinos throughout South Africa. Each of the Shamwari Group properties have over the last 12 months taken part in the Forever…

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East Africa Visa Changes

Published on September 3, 2013

Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda have taken steps to ensure that a common tourist visa among the three countries will be reality by January 2014, as will unrestricted travel by using national identity cards. The decision was finalised without their two other EAC…

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Published on August 28, 2013

SANTIAGO, Chile (08/2013) – Expedition cruise line Australis has rebranded its name and logo in order to have a more consistent brand worldwide. Previously, “Cruceros Australis,” the new shorter title will enhance the company profile and resonate with consumers, as the word…

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Substantial Upgrade Unveiled at Shamwari Game Reserveerve

Published on August 8, 2013

Shamwari Game Reserve has completed substantial upgrades at four of its six lodges on the reserve. Longlee Manor, Eagles Crag Lodge, Riverdene Lodge and Sarili Lodge have all been given a new look and feel in order to offer something completely new…

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An Amazing Lion Kill at Shamwari

Published on July 26, 2013

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Published on July 17, 2013

SANTIAGO, Chile – This December Cruceros Australis reintroduces its annual pair of Charles Darwin-themed cruises through Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego with a special focus on the voyage of the HMS Beagle. Renowned experts will be on board – including Darwin expert…

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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:

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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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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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