African Travel News

Namiri Plains opens in the Serengeti

Namiri Plains opens in the Serengeti

5th Jul 2014 Hotel News

Asilia Africa has opened its newest camp in the Serengeti, Namiri Plains. Namiri Plains offers one of the most exclusive experiences in the Serengeti with just six classic safari tents set 70km from the closest neighbour. The area around Namiri Plains has been closed to the world for the past 20 years to create a safe haven for cheetah, today the area has an exceptional population of big cats including one of the highest density of cheetah in East Africa.

China continues Africa investment with railway plan

China continues Africa investment with railway plan

14th May 2014 Rail News

Chinese cash is to be used to build a railway in East Africa following the signing of formal agreements in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. The new railway line will run from the costal city of Mombasa, through to Nairobi, and will eventually connect cities in Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan.

New appointment for Asilia Africa

New appointment for Asilia Africa

1st Feb 2014 Tourism News

Asilia Africa has appointed Dave van Smeerdijk as Director of Marketing and Sales. Dave brings 25 years of safari industry experience, of which 21 years was with Wilderness Safaris.

Hotel pipeline reveals growth in African markets

Hotel pipeline reveals growth in African markets

Research by W Hospitality Group has revealed the number of planned new hotel rooms in the hotel development pipeline in Africa has increased by 16 per cent on last year, which was itself 12 per cent up on 2011. This is based on a sample of 29 international hotel chains, with 59 brands between them, and analyses deals that they have signed with owners.

Southern Africa shines through a Child’s Eyes

Southern Africa shines through a Child’s Eyes

29th Feb 2012 Press Release Tourism News

Visiting Africa is a wonderful adventure, and seeing it through the eyes of a child adds an element of magic that will stay with you forever. African Travel, Inc.‘s remarkable journey Southern Africa Through a Child’s Eyes is a 12-day adventure that starts in Victoria Falls, where families will witness the most awe- inspiring cascade of falling water on earth!

African Travel’s “Pearl Of Africa” Features Endangered Gorillas

African Travel’s “Pearl Of Africa” Features Endangered Gorillas

13th Dec 2011 Press Release Tourism News

African Travel, Inc.  is offering The Pearl of Africa, a spectacular way to see the enchanting wildlife of Uganda - and featuring the magnificent, endangered Mountain Gorillas. Renowned for its physical beauty, Uganda offers a variety of wildlife viewing experiences in the Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Bwindi.