ENVI Lodges expands its African footprint with the launch of a luxury tented nature camp in Tanzania
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1w ago
ENVI Lodges, a pioneering luxury ecolodge brand known for its commitment to sustainability and immersive experiences in nature, is expanding its African presence after signing a new lodge on the outskirts of Arusha in Tanzania. The 20-key ENVI Kili marks the hospitality company’s second venture in East Africa, with a deal to manage the ENVI Paje ecolodge in Zanzibar inked last year. Scheduled to open in Q4 2025, ENVI Kili is envisioned as a secluded tented camp that blends luxury and intimacy with nature. Facilities will include a restaurant serving cuisine focussing on ingredients grown in t ..read more
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Welcome to ATTA for Action: A Conscious CommUNITY Collective
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1w ago
Welcome to ATTA for Action: A Conscious CommUNITY Collective, where tourism meets transformative change. Our platform is a beacon for tourism enterprises eager to make a positive mark on people in places we are operating and visiting across the continent… About ATTA for Action: ATTA for Action is an innovative industry endeavor envisioned to create a collaborative platform and Pan Africa network of vetted projects and not-for-profits that bring together travelers, key stakeholders in the tourism sector, non-profit organizations, and local communities. Our goal is to create and more centralize ..read more
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WTM Africa 2024 Conference Programme – 12 April 2024
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1w ago
The WTM Africa 2024 Conference Programme offers something of interest for everyone, but here we focus on the conversations and panel discussions that pertain to responsible tourism and sustainability. Register HERE to attend WTMA 2024 Here’s an overview of the programme: (Click HERE for the full WTMA conference programme) Friday 12 April Connecting the dots: from local impact to global markets – 10:30 – 11:30 An engaging and informative discussion on plotting a tourism journey that connects positive impacts with the global marketplace. Celebrating its 20th year of fostering change at both loc ..read more
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WTM Africa 2024 Conference Programme – 11 April 2024
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1w ago
The WTM Africa 2024 Conference Programme offers something of interest for everyone, but today we focus on the full day conference on responsible tourism as well as the African Responsible Tourism Awards. Register HERE to attend WTMA 2024 Here’s an overview of the programme: (Click HERE for the full WTMA conference programme) Thursday 11 April:  The Responsible Tourism Conference 10h30 – 10h40 – Welcome and Opening Alderman James Vos, City of Cape Town, Carol Weaving MD WTM Arica & Olivia Gradidge, Marketing Manager, Africa Travel Week 10h40 – 11h10 – The Responsible To ..read more
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WTM Africa 2024 Conference Programme – 10 April 2024
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1w ago
The WTM Africa 2024 Conference Programme offers something of interest for everyone, but here we focus on the conversations and panel discussions that pertain to responsible tourism and sustainability, including the full day conference on responsible tourism as well as the African Responsible Tourism Awards. Register HERE to attend WTMA 2024 Here’s an overview of the programme: (Click HERE for the full WTMA conference programme) Wednesday 10 April Leaders in Responsible Tourism – 10h30 – 11h15  In the 2023 Global Responsible Tourism Awards, more than half of the winners wer ..read more
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Wine Harvest Commemorative Event Honourees Offer Industry Insights
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1w ago
Few events within the wine industry attract as much attention and excitement as that of the annual Wine Harvest Commemorative Event – and it’s little wonder when you consider the exceptional pedigrees and efforts of the industry greats who are honoured at this prestigious event. The Wine Harvest Commemorative Event takes place every year in February at the Groot Constantia wine estate and not only marks the birth of South African wine while calling for a blessing on the new harvest but – most importantly – pays tribute to key individuals who have made exceptional contributions towards the ong ..read more
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All Things Green: Sustainability Tops WTM Africa 2024 Agenda
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1w ago
WTM Africa, Africa’s leading B2B tourism trade event, is proud to announce its commitment to sustainability at this year’s show, running from 03 – 05 April 2024 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). “The expansion of our sector must go hand in hand with responsible choices to ensure its longevity and lasting impact on the world,” says Megan De Jager, Portfolio Director – Travel, Tourism at RX Africa. “This year, we’re bringing it to the forefront, with heightened efforts in reducing our carbon footprint, minimising waste, and promoting accessible eco-friendly practices bus ..read more
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Celebrating the Age of Restoration at Reforest Fest 2024
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Local environmental organization, Greenpop, is set to host its annual flagship tree planting and restoration event, Reforest Fest 2024. Returning for its 12th year, from March 29 to April 1, 2024, at Bodhi Khaya Nature Retreat in the Overberg region, Greenpop’s Reforest Fest offers a diverse experience that connects people with nature, art, music, and community. Participants come together to plant thousands of trees and engage in workshops, classes, and live music performances. The event offers a wide range of activities suitable for all ages. Explore interactive art installations and wellnes ..read more
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Babanango Game Reserve – benefiting the local community
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3M ago
During our stay I have the opportunity to chat to Musa Mbatha, Reserve Manager; Stakeholder and Community Engagement, whom I first met in 2021. He explains that over 75% of the land in Babanango game Reserve (BGR) is leased from communities in a partnership – land that was successfully reclaimed after South Africa became a democracy. The stakeholders are the Emcakwini and the northern KwaNgono and Esibongweni communities each operated as a community trust. It was their belief tourism would be the most fruitful use for their restituted land, that they sought collaboration with German investors ..read more
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Talking conservation at Thanda Safari
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3M ago
Driving through the rolling hills of the Zululand region in KwaZulu-Natal one cannot help but be aware of the challenges rural Zulu communities face and checking in for a luxury safari experience could feel somewhat improper. And it would be if not for the ethos of responsible tourism that underpins every decision the owners of Thanda Safari, Christin and Dan Olofsson and Pierre Delvaux, the CEO of the Thanda Group, make.  From the very beginning, with their significant investment and commitment to creating employment, to their continuous work in the neighbouring communities, the rehabil ..read more
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