Tag: Africa

Rwanda announces increase in the price of Gorilla Permits

Rwanda announces increase in the price of Gorilla Permits

Kigali, RWANDA – 6 May 2017 – The Rwanda Development Board has announced an increase in the price of Gorilla Permits from US$ 750 to US $1,500 for all visitors effective immediately. A new exclusive package for tourists who wish to book an entire family of gorillas was also introduced at US$ 15,000, and will receive […]

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2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards longlist revealed

Filed in Awards, News, Tourism Industry News by on March 1, 2017
2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards longlist revealed

The Longlist for the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards demonstrates the power of responsible tourism in Africa. The competition for the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards has moved into the second round, with over 30 tourism organisations competing for top spots at the awards ceremony at WTM Africa in April. Sponsored by WESGRO and organised by […]

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African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 reap bountiful harvest

Filed in Awards, News, Tourism Industry News by on February 12, 2016

African Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM Africa reveal reach across continent with the announcement of the 2016 long list. The competition for the 2016 African Responsible Tourism Awards at Word Travel Market (WTM) Africa has started in earnest as the long list of organisations vying for the top spot at WTM in Cape Town this April […]

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Desert ‘Nights

Desert ‘Nights

‘Life begins at the end of your comfort zone…’ this is what came to mind when I was first asked whether I would join the Desert Knights Tour in September 2015. The idea of travelling to Namibia and spending five days of my time there on a mountain bike seemed a bit absurd and crazy. […]

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Namibia, a land of contrasts

Filed in Africa, Destination Africa, Namibia, Travel blog by on July 19, 2013
Namibia, a land of contrasts

The Namibian landscape is rugged and the distances are far. Despite this harsh terrain the flora and flora has thrived here, adapting to the ruthless and somewhat unpredictable conditions. The abundance and variety of wildlife is astounding, from big game such as lion and elephant, to antelope, birds, reptiles and much more. The quest to […]

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