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Sue Watt - 10 Aug 2016

In Zimbabwe, Sue Watt meets the local people of Hwange, Cecil’s beautiful former home, and discovers how safari operators are helping them to improve their lives…

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Wouter Vergeer - 06 Jul 2016

The Tanzanian government has thrown the safari industry into a state of confusion by introducing a value-added tax (VAT) of 18% to many tourist services previously exempt from VAT. The changes became applicable as at 1 July 2016…

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Stuart Butler - 21 Apr 2016

A month ago Asilia Africa invited a person of great intellect to come and sit in on their wildlife safari guide training camp in northern Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park. Now, please don’t tell Asilia this, but that person…

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Stuart Butler - 14 Apr 2016

For the past three weeks I’ve been acting as a ‘mosquito/testse fly on the wall’ at an Asilia Africa safari guide training camp in northern Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park. For the first week I learnt all about the birds that…

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Stuart Butler - 07 Apr 2016

For the past two weeks I’ve been acting as a ‘fly on the wall’ (a really annoying, biting, buzzy one at that) at an Asilia Africa Safari Guide training camp in northern Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park…

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Stuart Butler - 27 Mar 2016

“Stupid bird likes to pull every Helens hair” said Pietro with a grin, “Remember this and it will help you with identification”. We were in Tarangire National Park, which forms the southern piece in a jigsaw of stunning national parks in northern Tanzania…

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Stuart Butler - 21 Mar 2016

Stuart Butler will be joining the acclaimed safari guide and conservation group, Asilia Africa as a ‘fly on the wall’ at one of their wildlife guide training camps in Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park…

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Jarred Manasse - 23 Feb 2016

Kenya is one of the world’s most iconic safari destinations. Every year, thousands of tourists from all corners of the globe flock to East Africa to experience what an authentic African safari is like…

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Jeroen Beekwilder - 25 Jan 2016

Over 400 African safari operators participated in the largest survey of its kind to reveal the most and least loved safari tourists. The results are in and …

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Sandra Mallinson - 17 Nov 2015

All-inclusive holidays are on the rise. Long popular amongst US holidaymakers, this sector of the industry has recently seen major growth in both the UK and China. As demand increases, so too has the number of major hotel groups offering all-inclusive getaways…

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