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Weekly members news summary from Atta – The African Travel and Tourism Association
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Dear ATC Readers,

Please find below this week’s summary of the Atta members news featuring news from across the African continent and beyond.

Atta Members Weekly News Summary
05th July 2017

Commercial air services to St Helena preferred bidder announced
St Helena Tourism
SHG is pleased to announce that SA Airlink has been chosen as the preferred bidder for the provision of a scheduled commercial air service to St Helena. Read More

Lemala Concession Fee Update
Lemala Camps and Lodges
As you are aware, there has been much chaos and confusion surrounding the announcement by TANAPA that they propose to increase concession fees for permanent properties effective 1st July 2017. Read More

Wasabi meets Sumac at Kaya Mawa
Honour Way
2017 in the Kaya Mawa kitchen finds the team, led by Richard Greenhall, honing the fine balance of Middle Eastern and Asian influences and stamping their own unique style. Read More

Ethiopia Launches Online Entry VISA Application and Issuance (E-Visa)
Ethiopian Airlines
The Ethiopian Immigration and Nationality Affairs main Department in collaboration with Ethiopian Airlines has finalized preparations of the initial phase to commence an e-visa service for international visitors to Ethiopia effective June 12, 2017. Read More

Virunga Gorilla Exploration
The Safari Collection
The Safari Collection specialises in trips to Virunga National Park, one of the wildest, most biodiverse places on the planet and the oldest National Park in Africa. Read More

Animals who need better PR
Africa Geographic
Animals who need better PR. Read More

Animals who need better PR. Read More
Wilderness Safaris
Wilderness Safaris is delighted to announce the appointment of Alexandra Margull as the new Managing Director for Wilderness Safaris Namibia. Read More

Senior Consultant joins Sikeleli Safaris
Sikeleli Africa Safaris
Sikeleli Africa Safaris is delighted to welcome Karen Dewhurst to its every growing team! Read More

Wilderness Safaris Begins Mombo Rebuild
Wilderness Safaris
Wilderness Safaris is delighted to commence the rebuild of its flagship camps situated in the world-renowned Mombo Concession in the Okavango Delta, Botswana with a proposed opening date for both Mombo and Little Mombo camps being end February 2018. Read More

The Grand Dame of Maputo – the iconic Polana Serena Hotel now has even more reasons for you to fall in love……
Serena Hotels
The Polana Serena Hotel has always given its clients reasons to fall in love with it. Read More

Zambezi Whitewater Festival 2017!
The Explorer Club Africa
Zambezi Whitewater Festival 2017! Read More

Khwai Airstrip Re-opens
African Bush Camps
After flooding during the heavy rains in the green season, Khwai Airstrip has dried out and is now ready to land planes. Read More

Magical Mokoros at Linyanti
African Bush Camps
After a long, tough drought last year, African Bush Camps is thrilled to announce that flood waters have pushed through to the Linyanti marshes in front of Linyanti Bush Camp and Linyanti Ebony. Read More

African Bush Camps Sales Team Visits Thorntree River Lodge
African Bush Camps
The African Bush Camps sales team of safari aficionados, Kate, Coral, Maneta, Ingrid and Mona, took some time to visit our newly opened property, Thorntree River Lodge in Livingstone, Zambia. Read More

Elephant’s Eye, Hwange shows commitment to conservation and makes conservation levy (CWF levy) compulsory
Elephant’s Eye Hwange has decided there is simply no time to waste in combatting the plight that our wildlife is facing. Read More

Kruger: lodges vs self drive
Africa Geographic
Kruger – lodges vs self drive Read More

Zambia Tourism Agency Newsletter Second Quarter
Zambia Tourism Board
To read the Zambia Tourism Agency Newsletter Second Quarter. Read More

Over the Okavango: An African eden
Africa Geographic
Over the Okavango: An African eden. Read More

Bush and Beyond is Excited to Launch our Brand New Video
Archer Group
We are excited to launch our first official Bush and Beyond video. Read More

HerdTracker: Crowd-sourcing the great migration
Discover Africa
HerdTracker, a web application developed by Discover Africa in 2014, was launched to track the movement of the wildebeest migration in real-time. Read More