#Elewana News Updates

ELEWANA NEWSLETTER – JULY 2019

A special moment in time as Elewana Elsa’s Kopje celebrates its 20th Anniversary with Actress Virginia McKenna – star of the iconic movie Born Free
Elewana Elsa’s Kopje was joined by a very special guest of honour, Virginia McKenna for a number of memorable events that took place from the 3rd to 6th July 2019.
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A brand new fleet of custom 4×4 Game Viewing vehicles arrive at Elewana Sand River Masai Mara & Elewana Kifaru House
We are pleased to announce that eight brand new custom built 4×4 game viewing vehicles are now operational at Elewana Sand River Masai Mara and two have just arrived at Elewana Kifaru House.
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Useful tips when booking a family safari with Elewana Collection
We encourage families to experience East African, as there is no better place to enjoy a truly memorable safari with one’s family. Our small boutique properties allow for personalized and flexible mealtimes, and many of our properties also offer accommodation specifically designed for families.
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The Elewana Collection supports ‘Now You Sea Turtles’
Responsible tourism is a key focus for each and every Elewana Collection property including revenue-sharing projects that support local conservancies.
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Elewana Afrochic Diani supports Colobus Conservation fundraiser event: Golf on the beach
In July, the Elewana Collection was pleased to support the Colobus Conservation, when they held their Golf on the Beach Tournament.
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FROM OUR PARTNERS:
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy has grown the rhino population from 15 individuals in 1984 to the 100 black and 94 white rhinos today
With the birth of our 100th calf, the Lewa- Borana Landscape is now a ‘Key 1’ black rhino population, just the third in East Africa.
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Lewa Wildlife Conservancy hosts one of the most spectacular Marathons in the world.
The 20th edition of the Safaricom Marathon was recently held on Lewa, with 1,400 brave participants who came from all over the world to run wild and conquer the Lewa course.
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Footage captured on remote camera of wild dogs in Loisaba Conservancy
Over the last few months, we have seen an increase in sightings of these endangered animals.
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ELEWANA IN THE COMMUNITY:
Land & Life supports WWP Graduates o follow their dreams
For the first time since the Wildlife Warrior Program, The Land & Life Foundation had scholars graduating from the program and can now assist them with the next step.
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Wheelchair donation from Wildscapes Foundation & The Wheelchair Foundation
On Saturday 20th July assistance came in 25 very big boxes and this time not just for Shanga but for friends and neighbors in our wider community
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TRADE SHOWS:
Elewana Collection to attend PURE 2019
James Haigh, Director of Sales & Marketing will be attending PURE 2019 in Marrakech from the 8th – 12th September.
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TRAVEL UPDATES:
Kenya Airways ups frequencies to regional destinations amid demand
Kenya Airways said it will increase frequencies to three regional tourist destinations in Kenya.
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SAA signs Codeshare Agreement with Brazilian airline
South African Airways has signed codeshare and frequent flyer agreements with Brazilian airline Gol – Linhas Aéreas (GOL)
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Air India reinstates Mumbai-Nairobi flights
Air India plans to resume direct flights between Mumbai and Nairobi from September 27.
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SPECIAL OFFERS:

Circuit Discount Special Offer

Combine our bush and beach properties…or choose your own combination with our Circuit Discount and enjoy up to 20% discount.
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ELEWANA DISCOVERY:
New Destinations, New Experiences, New to DISCOVERY
Enjoy unique destinations and one-of-a-kind experiences around the world with the newest DISCOVERY hotels.
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PR HIGHLIGHTS:
‘Born Free’ Actress To Join Celebrations For 20th Year Of Kenya’s Elsa’s Kopje Safari Camp
By Terri Colby
Forbes
Now Open in Kenya: Elewana Loisaba Lodo Springs
By Mary Winston Nicklin
Luxury Travel Advisor
7 Luxury Hotels You Should Splurge On
By Madel Reyes
Synchrony Bank website
The Condé Nast Traveler lists Jane Goodall as one of the World’s 30 Most Influential Women Travelers
By Michelle Jana ICHELLE JANA CHAN

Jane Goodall
"How could you possibly love traveling 300 days a year," asks English primatologist Dame Jane Goodall, 84, "when it’s just hotels and meetings, all the lines at security, the terrible pat-you-downs and how they treat you like a criminal?"
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Travel + Leisure list the Most Naturally Beautiful Countries in the World
(Tanzania & Kenya listed in the top 15)
By Gwen McClure

You’d be hard-pressed to find a country that doesn’t offer any natural assets, but some are more naturally gifted than others. Though the natural beauty of a country might seem like a tough thing to rank.
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FOLLOWING THE HERDS:

Reports coming in the Masai Mara on the wildebeest migration is phenomenal, as thousands of animals flood into the area, making for spectacular crossings and unbelievable moments captured.
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH
Top left: Taken by Elewana Guide Moses at Elewana Sand River Masai Mara; taken by Elewana Guide John at Elewana Loisaba Tented Camp
Bottom left: Taken by Elewana Guide Junior at Elewana Tortlis Camp, Amboseli; taken by Elewana Guide Jona in Amboseli
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