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Atta Weekly Newsletter
Dear ATC Readers,

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

Member News

Famous faces lead the fight to save Africa’s endangered wildlife

By (Sara White, Real Africa)
On Oct 06, 2017 12:50 pm

Dozens of famous faces including Dame Judi Dench, Stephen Fry, Ray Mears and Sir Ranulph Fiennes have donated work to an unprecedented art collection called Sketch for Survival, part of the Explorers against Extinction campaign organised by the Real Africa Trust to help raise awareness about the threats to endangered animals including some of Africa’s most iconic species.

Member News

Barefoot Luxury at African Bush Camps Khayelitshe House

By (Jemma Macmillan, African Bush Camps)
On Oct 06, 2017 12:08 pm

Situated in the heart of the Matobo Hills, just outside the boundary of the National Park lies Khayelitshe House. Enclosed by the iconic balancing rocks and surrounded by a natural amphitheatre of massive boulders, Khayelitshe got its name from the Ndebele words ‘Ekhaya’ and ‘Litshe’ which means ‘Home in the Rocks’.

Member News

Segera Launches the NAY PALAD Bird Nest

By (Tarryn Gibson, Wilderness Safaris)
On Oct 06, 2017 10:36 am

Segera and NAY PALAD have joined forces to launch the one-of-a-kind Bird Nest at Segera Retreat in Kenya – arguably one of the most innovative and luxurious sleep-out experiences in Africa.

Jobs Board

Wild Frontiers (Johannesburg office) Manager needed

By Anonymous
On Oct 06, 2017 10:21 am

Wild Frontiers (Johannesburg office) Manager needed Looking for a self-starter, Office Manager to oversee the Reservations team. Job will include staff training, assist with client/operator liaison, certain admin functions and general day to day running of reservations and sales, liaison with Product & Marketing team and accounts.

Jobs Board

Azura Retreats UK and Europe Sales

By Anonymous
On Oct 06, 2017 10:18 am

Azura is a small but growing company, privately owned, which operates in the top end boutique tourism space. It currently has 2 island based beach properties in Mozambique and a safari lodge in Tanzania.

Member News

Ol Malo’s new video – Encapsulating the Spirit of Ol Malo

By (Lucinda Morris, Far Horizons Marketing)
On Oct 05, 2017 10:08 am

“This is our life. It is everything we live for.” Truer words have never been said about the Francombe family and Ol Malo. To understand the passion they have for Kenya, the wildlife & the people, watch their amazing new video.

Member News

Busanga Plains of Plenty (new video released)

By (Tarryn Gibson, Wilderness Safaris)
On Oct 05, 2017 10:06 am

Wilderness Safaris has released a new video showcasing the incredible diversity of the Busanga Plains in Zambia’s Kafue National Park. One of the largest Parks in Africa, Kafue has many varied habitats: the Kafue, Lufupa and Lunga rivers with adjoining peaceful stretches of riverine vegetation, dambos and wetlands, extensive miombo woodland with seasonal floodplains and swampland in the north.Wilderness Safaris Shumba and Busanga Bush camps are situated within an exclusive 28 000-hectare …

Member News

Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp reimagined

By (Marketing Team, Sanctuary Retreats)
On Oct 05, 2017 10:05 am

Classic elegance for contemporary travellers at this reimagined tented safari camp which lets guests game-watch from bed in an exclusive private Okavango Delta concession

Member News

Qorokwe Camp on track to open in December 2017

By (Tarryn Gibson, Wilderness Safaris)
On Oct 04, 2017 12:19 pm

Qorokwe, a new Wilderness Safaris Classic Camp set in the private, wildlife-rich 26 180-hectare (64 692-acre) Qorokwe Concession in Botswana is set to open in December 2017, providing the perfect blend of luxury eco-chic within a beautiful Okavango Delta setting.

Member News

Safari Logistics: Connecting Flights in Zimbabwe

By (Jemma Macmillan, African Bush Camps)
On Oct 04, 2017 12:17 pm

Safari Logistics, an initiative to promote cost effective Travel around Zimbabwe, has created this easy to read breakdown of recommendations for international flights into Zimbabwe. Safari Logistics links with these inbound flights to the top wildlife areas in the country including Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park, Lake Kariba and Matusadona, and Mana Pools National Park. With Safari Logistics, travel around Zimbabwe has never been easier!

Member News

Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma remodelled

By (Marketing Team, Sanctuary Retreats)
On Oct 04, 2017 12:01 pm

An inspired redesign elevates our Zambian safari experiences, enhances the riverside viewing and amplifies the call of the wild

Member News

Uganda turns on charm to woo tourists at Magical Kenya expo

By (Vincent Mugaba, Uganda Tourism Board)
On Oct 03, 2017 01:40 pm

Uganda has turned on her charm as private and public sector tourism businesses move to exhibit at the Magical Kenya Travel Expo (MKTE) 2017. The tourism expo running at the Kenyatta International Convention Center from 3rd to 5th October 2017, expects 130 participants from the region and the rest of the world. Uganda will be exhibiting in Stand J9.