And the Winner of the SafariBookings Rhino Donation Campaign is…

And the Winner of the SafariBookings Rhino Donation Campaign is…

SafariBookings chose three outstanding wildlife conservation organizations to compete in our first ever Rhino Donation Campaign. The three conservation organizations – Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), International Rhino Foundation (IRF), and Save the Rhino International were on the “ballot”...
Searching For Santa in Africa

Searching For Santa in Africa

Stuart Butler, December 12, 2017 Category: SafariBookings News
For most people in Europe and North America, Christmas means snowy nights, tinsel, carols and stolen kisses under the mistletoe. Going on an African safari at Christmas...
The Difference Between a Black and a White Rhino

The Difference Between a Black and a White Rhino

SafariBookings wants to introduce you to Africa’s two rhino species – the black and the white rhino. Approximately 5,500 black rhino and 20,000 southern white rhino survive in the African wild...
SafariBookings’ 3 Contenders in the Rhino Donation Campaign

SafariBookings’ 3 Contenders in the Rhino Donation Campaign

Three conservation organizations – Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), International Rhino Foundation (IRF), and Save the Rhino International – will be competing in the SafariBookings Rhino Donation Campaign...
SafariBookings Launches Rhino Donation Campaign to Help in the Fight Against Rhino Poaching

SafariBookings Launches Rhino Donation Campaign to Help in the Fight Against Rhino Poaching

Rhino poaching has been in crisis mode in South Africa and other African countries for decades but has escalated in recent years. Conservationists and national park authorities have been pushed to the brink in their efforts to protect these majestic creatures from...
Upheaval in the Safari Industry as the Impact of New Tanzania VAT Tax Starts to Bite

Upheaval in the Safari Industry as the Impact of New Tanzania VAT Tax Starts to Bite

Jeroen Beekwilder, October 18, 2017 Categories: SafariBookings News, Tanzania
Tanzania faces blowback from its recent VAT introduction with its all-important safari industry struggling to maintain its leading position in East Africa...
5 Fascinating Facts About the Black Rhino

5 Fascinating Facts About the Black Rhino

Mike Unwin, September 22, 2017 Categories: African Wildlife, SafariBookings News, The Big Five
The black rhino is the rarer and smaller of Africa’s two rhino species, and also distinguished from the larger white rhino by its shape, diet and temperament. It is no more ‘black’, however, than its relative is white: both species acquire their colour from the mud in which they wallow, so vary from brown to grey.
The Unfortunate Impact of the Ebola Outbreak on the Safari Industry

The Unfortunate Impact of the Ebola Outbreak on the Safari Industry

SafariBookings.com conducted a survey among 500 safari tour operators and concluded that about half are receiving 20 to 70% less bookings due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Tanzania Voted the Best Safari Country of Africa in 2013

Tanzania Voted the Best Safari Country of Africa in 2013

SafariBookings.com conducted an in-depth analysis of 3,061 reviews of safari tourists and acclaimed experts and concluded that both have voted Tanzania as the best safari country of Africa. Over the past two years a distinctive SafariBookings taskforce searched for those who have been on safari and invited them to write a review. As a result, over 1,000 people from 53 nationalities wrote more than 2,300 user reviews.