Pandemic poses a threat to Africas conservation efforts

Pandemic poses a threat to Africas conservation efforts

Uplifting images of Mother Nature restoring as humans across the world are being confined to their homes have been flooding social media. However, for conservation in Africa, the story is a bit more complex. Brett Gehren, CEO of Isibindi Africa Lodges, said…

Pandemic poses a threat to Africas conservation efforts

Pandemic poses a threat to Africas conservation efforts

Uplifting images of Mother Nature restoring as humans across the world are being confined to their homes have been flooding social media. However, for conservation in Africa, the story is a bit more complex. Brett Gehren, CEO of Isibindi Africa Lodges, said…

Plenty of places to assist conservation humanitarian efforts in Africa

Plenty of places to assist conservation humanitarian efforts in Africa

For those travelers who are in a position to offer financial assistance, there are a number of worthwhile conservation and community causes that could desperately use the help: The Covid-19 Village Support program: The Natural Selection Foundation (registered in Botswana and the…

African suppliers take their wonders online

African suppliers take their wonders online

As travel restrictions continue to be enforced across the world, travel to Africa remains a dream for the time being. However, several African tour operators and lodges have taken to sharing online safari experiences to keep the dream of Africa vacations alive….

Great Plains holds the line on 2021 prices

Great Plains holds the line on 2021 prices

Great Plains Conservation will freeze its 2020 rates for all safaris in 2021, and there will be no price increases for 2021. Rates for 2021 will also be fully inclusive. Whereas before rates included all meals, wildlife viewing activities and all beverages,…

Keeping the dream alive

Keeping the dream alive

The world is closing its borders to fight the spread of Covid-19, and Africa is no exception. South Africa went into complete lockdown at midnight on March 26. All borders as well as the airspace will be closed with the sole exception…

South Africa postpones travel trade shows

South Africa postpones travel trade shows

South Africa’s most popular travel trade shows, including World Travel Market Africa and Travel Indaba, have been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Travel Indaba was originally scheduled for the beginning of May. A future date for Africa’s Travel Indaba will be…

Botswanas Xigera Lodge set to reopen

Botswanas Xigera Lodge set to reopen

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is scheduled to open the completely refurbished Xigera Lodge in June, its first safari property in Botswana. Xigera, located on the western side of the Moremi Game Reserve in the heart of the Okavango Delta, comprises 12 fully…

Botswanas Xigera Lodge set to reopen

Botswanas Xigera Lodge set to reopen

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is scheduled to open the completely refurbished Xigera Lodge in June, its first safari property in Botswana. Xigera, located on the western side of the Moremi Game Reserve in the heart of the Okavango Delta, comprises 12 fully…

Victoria Falls Safari Spa plans Sept premiere

Victoria Falls Safari Spa plans Sept premiere

Zimbabwe aims to position itself as a wellness destination with the opening of a purpose-built spa in Victoria Falls in September. The Victoria Falls Safari Spa will be constructed by hospitality group Africa Albida Tourism. It will include a spacious central area…