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SATSA launches guide, tool to evaluate captive wildlife interactions

Since captive wildlife interactions and activities remain a complex issue, a guide to evaluating captive wildlife attractions and activities has been launched by the tourism association SATSA(Africa). The guide includes an interactive method for quick decision-making on experiences through a “decision tree” with eight simple questions.The guide and resource is targeted at four main groups: foreign and local tourists engaging with wildlife, customers such as destination management companies, international and local tour operators as well as members of industry such as associations, read more

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Majete Wildlife Reserve gets cheetahs after almost twenty years

After an absence of two decades, a small founder population of wild cheetahs has been introduced to Majete Wildlife Reserve in Malawi, South Africa. Cheetahs were in actuality present here at the Majete Wildlife Reserve numerous years back, yet with time they disappeared because of territory misfortune, poaching, and different reasons. Presently, the magnificent creatures are hoping to come back to Malawi’s Majete.

This changed in 2017 when cheetahs were effectively reintroduced to Liwonde National Park, and the new arrivals will further strengthen the chances of repopulating Malawi’s cheetah population. Four cheetahs were given by Welgevonden, Samara and Dinokeng Game Reserves and Rietvlei Nature Reserve in South Africa, and they were effectively translocated to Majete Wildlife Reserve, where cheetahs have not been available for a long time. read more

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Seychelles titled Number 1 island destination in Africa & Middle East by Travel + Leisure 2019 World’s Best Award

Seychelles has been named the top island destination in Africa & the Middle East.  It is the third time that Seychelles is rated in the top spot in this category by Travel and Leisure. The colorful goal’s selection results from the yearly study directed by Travel plus Leisure, which permits perusers of the New York-based touring publication to rate their movement encounters the world over. Perusers get the chance to impart their insights on top inns, islands, urban areas, aircrafts, journey lines, spas, among others. read more

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Top Zambezi water experiences

The Zambezi River, the fourth-longest in Africa, offers some significant unique encounters.Natasha Parker, Marketing and Communications Manager of Tongabezi Lodge,says this is an experience unlike any other. It is, after all, the world’s most insane infinity pool. “You are literally swimming on the very edge of the Victoria Falls. The immensity of the waterfall is awe-inspiring when you are taking a dip. Clients can look over the edge, to the boiling pools below, and take a selfie that nobody would ever believe.” read more

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Eswatini gets UNESCO biosphere

The Kingdom of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) received its first Unesco Biosphere Reserve on June 21. The Lubombo Biosphere Reserve is one of the 18 new destinations in 12 nations that were added to World Network of Biosphere Reserves by Unesco’s Man and the Biosphere program. Situated in the Lubombo Mountain Range, the save shapes Eswatini’s eastern fringe with Mozambique and South Africa. The 294 020 hectare-save is a piece of the Maputaland-Pondoland-Albany Biodiversity Hotspot.
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Emirates’ First Class suite makes its debut in Durban

Emirates has introduced its First-Class lodge in Durban o 14 June, related to the carrier’s occasional recurrence increment of four extra flights seven days, bringing the aircraft’s honor winning, extravagance travel involvement to the beach front South African city. During the seasonal increment from 14 June to 04 August 2019, explorers to and from Durban can appreciate the Emirates‘ First Class lodges on the carrier’s Boeing 777-300ER. The aircraft will work the extra flights in a three-class lodge design, offering eight seats in First Class, 42 in Business Class and 310 roomy seats in Economy Class. read more

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Kenya Airways increased network with launch of two routes in Europe

Kenya Airways has increased its route flights to Rome, Italy and Geneva, Switzerland by launching the airline’s 4th and 5th European destinations. The introduction of these new routes is part of Kenya Airways’ network extension strategy steered towards growing its market share, increasing revenues and financial turnaround.

Kenya Airways Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Sebastian Mikosz stated, “These new courses will play a significant role in empowering more business and the travel industry openings and fortifying Nairobi as the top business center point. With 5 European routes and 55 worldwide from Nairobi, Kenya Airways offers Africa the best availability to the rest of the world and the other way around.” read more

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South Africa designs new elephant nursery

Because of the growing number of orphaned elephants inside South Africa, another completely committed elephant nursery will be worked at Jabulani Safari in the Kruger National Park, with further designs to fabricate another new guest lodge, Little Jabu, additionally under way.

The choice was made to move the stranded elephants from Hoedspruit Endangered Species Center to the new nursery which is nearer to the Jabulani stables.

“The elephant nursery will profit by the accessibility of a habituated wild elephant group, the Jabulani crowd, which gives a steady and controlled condition to reintegrate stranded elephants into an elephant social framework,” says Adine Roode, MD of Jabulani Safari. read more

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Somalia: Floating Restaurant Brings New Experience At Lido Beach

Off the Popular Lido Beach, another floating restaurant has added another experience to the far reaching beach line. In spite of the dangers from pirates and solid tempests Abdulkadir Mohamed took the bet, and now it is satisfying. We thought about that pirates could commandeer it, and use it to assault load ships, he said on the highest point of the twofold deck vessel as it ricocheted on the warm waters of the Indian Ocean a short separation from the Somali capital’s coastline.

“We made it slow,” he explained, so pirates would not see it as a prize vessel to seize and use in any of their attacks. Pirates were at one time the scourge of the locale, pursuing oil tankers and different ships and requesting ransoms for those they caught. In any case, as Somalia has recaptured a similarity to strength after just about three many years of contention and confusion, theft has blurred, regardless of whether sporadic bombings still strike the capital. read more

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Two new camps open in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Two new camps has added in Hwange National Park. Machaba Safaris launched Deteema Springs in the northwest of the park on May 1. It will be open year round. Deka Camp, which will launch on June 1, will open annually from May 1 to November 15.

Deteema Springs :The camp is intended to mix into the encompassing rock and shrubbery, and has seven extravagance tents and one family tent. It takes a limit of 18 visitors, with kids beyond six years old welcome.Facilities incorporate a pool, library, and constrained WiFi. There are extensive centralizations of creatures around the camp, including elephant, and all year water makes the region perfect for strolling and amusement drives. read more

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