VisitScotland: Wildlife tourism company Speyside Wildlife celebrates 25 years in business

Sally Dowden is pictured with Scott Armstrong   Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A wildlife tourism company in the Highlands has been collecting its own ‘silver medals’ during this Olympic year whilst celebrating 25 years in business. An incredible 25 guests of Speyside Wildlife have joined 25 or more of their holidays… Read the full press release

VisitScotland’s two-day business development mission to Hamburg and Frankfurt, 15-16 November

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A Scottish company that offers “the only nocturnal wildlife tours in the Northern Hemisphere” is focusing its night-vision cameras on Germany. Based in Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, Nocturnal Wildlife Tours is one of six tourism firms heading to Germany this week as part of VisitScotland’s latest… Read the full press release

CATHY HOLLER AND PAT LISTA JOIN TULLY LUXURY TRAVEL’S GROWING EXECUTIVE TEAM

TORONTO, ON, 2016-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — As Tully Luxury Travel prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary year, it has announced two new appointments to its senior leadership team. Ms. Cathy Holler joins as Vice President, African Dreams, and Mr. Pat Lista joins as Vice President, Product & Contracting. Both bring 30 years of experience… Read the full press release

Singita Grumeti Tanzania wins top spot in the Best Safari Lodge in Africa category at 2016 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards

Grumeti, Tanzania, 2016-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita Grumeti Tanzania has once again affirmed its status as one of Africa’s leading safari experiences, after scooping the top spot in the Best Safari Lodges in Africa category  in this year’s Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. The announcement was made last week in New York. The award is… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti launched Discovery Centre and Fruitful Orphanage Funds to provide ongoing support to local wildlife and social projects

Safari Lodge to manage new Discovery Centre and Fruitful Orphanage Funds Serengeti, Tanzania, 2016-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — To help preserve and protect its location in the heart of the Serengeti National Park, Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti has launched two new community outreach funds to provide ongoing support to local wildlife and social projects…. Read the full press release

Singita: one of the recently relocated endangered Botswana black rhinos gave birth

Cape Town, South Africa, 2015-9-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Just three months after Singita, together with its conservation partner in Zimbabwe, the Malilangwe Trust, relocated eight critically endangered black rhinos to Botswana, the company has announced that one of the rhino cows has given birth to a calf in the Moremi Game Reserve. Born… Read the full press release

Serena Hotels’ property in Nanyuki Olpejeta House hosted Cabinet Secretary for East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism on her visit to Olpejeta Conservancy

CABINET SECRETARY FOR EAST AFRICAN AFFAIRS, COMMERCE AND TOURISM VISITS OLPEJETA CONSERVANCY Nanyuki, Kenya, 2015-4-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Olpejeta House, one of the two Serena Hotels’ properties in Nanyuki (Olpejeta Conservancy) had the pleasure of hosting the Hon. Phyllis Kandie- who is the Cabinet Secretary for East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism. Hon. Kandie… Read the full press release

Serena Hotels Africa announced it won 6 awards in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2014

Kigali, Rwanda,  2014-7-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Five Serena Lodges have been listed among some of the best places in the world, specifically in the top 50 Lodges & Resorts in Africa and the Middle East. – Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge has been rated 11/50 with a score of 89.87% – Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge… Read the full press release

Belmond announced complimentary 35-minute helicopter safari with its ‘Discover Botswana with Belmond’ offer this July, August and September

Botswana, 2014-6-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Belmond is offering an unforgettable safari experience to guests at its luxury lodges in Botswana, one of the world’s last great wilderness areas. With the ‘Discover Botswana with Belmond’ offer, those booking four nights or more* in July, August and September will be treated to a complimentary 35-minute helicopter safari… Read the full press release

Serena Hotels conducts intensive refresher training for its naturalists and driver guides in Tanzania

Ever thought a guide would need essential training? Yes they do! Kigali, Rwanda, 2014-04-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Serena Hotels has recently conducted a two- week intensive, refresher training for its naturalists and driver guides in Tanzania. The training, now in its second phase was conducted in partnership with Trend Africa, a South African company owned… Read the full press release

Travel + Leisure Magazine featured Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge in its World’s Best Hotels 2014

Tanzania, 2014-2-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge has been featured in the World’s Best Hotels 2014- according to Travel + Leisure Magazine (T+L), published in January 2014. The annual survey carried amongst theTravel +Leisure global readership was audited and revealed the top destinations, hotels, airlines, cruise liners, spas and travel agents. Travel + Leisure is a travel magazine based… Read the full press release

Join Woodland Park Zoo for 10-day Kenya safari with zoo’s COO Bruce Bohmke

Seattle, WA, US, 2014-2-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — Trip informational session takes place February 13 at Woodland Park Zoo WHAT: Join Woodland Park Zoo for an information session about an unforgettable trip to Africa for a 10-day Kenya safari in June led by Bruce Bohmke, the zoo’s Chief Operations Officer, and a Classic Escapes representative. Touch down in… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways owned destination management company Hala Abu Dhabi to introduce tours and safaris services in United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi, 2013-12-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hala Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital’s leading destination management company of Etihad Airways, has expanded its product portfolio with the introduction of tours and safaris services in the United Arab Emirates. An exciting range of city tours and desert safaris have been launched this week, which are operated by Hala… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards announced Caribbean & North American winners at Gala Ceremony in Antigua

Antigua, 2013-09-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, Sandals Resorts International, Jamaica and Caribbean Airlines were among the top tourism industry stakeholders to emerge victorious from the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North American Gala Ceremony this evening. The event was hosted by the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority and Sandals Grande Antigua Resort… Read the full press release

World Travel Awards’s Africa Gala Ceremony 2013 to take place at Safari Park Hotel & Casino in Nairobi, Kenya

World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry”, announces the Safari Park Hotel & Casino as the prestigious venue in Nairobi, Kenya, where WTA’s Africa Gala Ceremony 2013 will take place on 16th October 2013. This will be the hottest travel ticket in Nairobi as most of the important decision-makers in the region’s… Read the full press release

Orient-Express offers journey to the heart of Botswana with Alexander McCall Smith 22–27 November 2013

2013-09-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Journey to the Heart of Botswana with Alexander McCall Smith 22–27 November 2013 Northern Botswana, 28 August 2013: For Mma Ramotswe aficionados, it can’t get much better than this. This November, immerse yourself in Mma Ramotswe’s Botswana in the company of her creator, one of the world’s best-loved writers, Alexander McCall Smith…. Read the full press release

Update on Mara Serena Safari Lodge refurbishment program

2013-08-13— /travelprnews.com/ — A new dawn at Mara Serena Safari Lodge We are pleased to inform you of the progress to date of Mara Serena Safari Lodge refurbishment program. The new facilities that are now operational include: New reception. New bar lounge. New arrival lobby area which leads to a terrace that has sweeping views of… Read the full press release

Leading experiential travel company &Beyond to invest in its safari camps and lodges across Africa

2013-06-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Leading experiential travel company &Beyond is committed to delivering extraordinary guest experiences and in line with this, the company has planned a considerable investment in its safari camps and lodges across Africa. The initial phase aims to redefine the classic Kenyan safari at the iconic &Beyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp. An extensive… Read the full press release

&Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve donates six white rhino to Botswana

&BEYOND CELEBRATES MILESTONES IN FIGHT AGAINST RHINO POACHING 2013-05-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — As the survival of the rhino continues to be threatened by the scourge of poaching in South Africa, luxury experiential travel company &Beyond is celebrating the success of a number of initiatives designed to help save the species. In the culmination of a groundbreaking project, six white… Read the full press release

Yet another victory of &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve against the Rhino Poachers

&BEYOND PHINDA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE SENDS STRONG MESSAGE TO RHINO POACHERS 2013-05-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — In two separate incidents, a total of six suspected rhino poachers have been arrested and one killed in and around &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Earlier today, four suspects entered &Beyond Phinda and were intercepted in a joint operation by the Phinda… Read the full press release

&Beyond receives R1.2 Million Donation To Aid Against Rhino Poaching

2013-05-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — In a handover ceremony held at its Johannesburg head office today, conservation-led experiential travel company &Beyond received a donation of ZAR 1.2 million towards the protection of rhino at its Phinda Private Game Reserve in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province. With fundraising coordinated by StopRhinoPoaching.com, an independent web-based organisation dedicated to raising support for the… Read the full press release

TRACKER DOGS BOOST ANTI-POACHING INITIATIVES AT &BEYOND PHINDA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

2013-05-06 — /travelprnews.com/ —  In yet another innovative move aimed at promoting the preservation of Africa’s precious wildlife areas and their inhabitants, five specially selected dogs and their handlers arrived at &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve in South Africa on 1 May 2013 to begin an intensive ten-week training course. Part of the Rhino Dogs Project established… Read the full press release

CONSERVATION WINS ON &BEYOND MNEMBA ISLAND, ZANZIBAR

2013-04-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — Located on a private atoll, 1.5 kilometres in circumference, off the coast of Zanzibar, &Beyond Mnemba Island Lodge has notched up several research and conservation successes over the past 12 months: The Island is one of only two protected nesting sites in Zanzibar for the endangered green turtle.  Since 1996 the Lodge has been… Read the full press release

Discovery Centre to Open at Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania

2013-04-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Launching June 2013, the Discovery Centre at Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti will allow guests to explore Tanzania’s remarkable wilderness, wildlife, people and culture. Part museum exhibit, part lecture theatre, the Discovery Centre will be the first lodge-based conservation research and education platform in the Serengeti. Visitors will be guided through the Serengeti’s key attributes by the… Read the full press release

ODZALA WILDERNESS CAMPS: OPENING AND OPERATING SCHEDULE FOR 2013 SEASON

2013-02-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Wilderness Collection is excited to announce a 1.5 million Euro renewed investment into the plant and premises of Odzala Wilderness Camps in the Republic of Congo. The success of our debut operating season during 2012, combined with lessons learnt then as well as during the current off season, has resulted in a reinvestment programme… Read the full press release

&BEYOND APPOINTS FOX BROWNE CREATIVE

2013-02-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Leading luxury experiential travel company &Beyond has appointed Fox Browne Creative to help implement an extensive programme aimed at maintaining and improving its 32 safari lodges in India and Africa’s most iconic natural destinations. Fox Browne Creative (www.foxbrowne.com) is well known for their many successful projects offering advice and assistance in the development of… Read the full press release

Kempinski Opens Olare Mara Kempinski, Masai Mara Tented Camp

Luxurious 12 Tent Camp in the Olare Orok Conservancy – Complete with over two million wildebeest, zebras and the world’s largest lion population Geneva, Switzerland, 2013-01-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Kempinski Hotels today (January 15, 2013) opened the doors (or rather tent flaps) to its all-inclusive Olare Mara Kempinski, Masai Mara Tented Camp. As the company’s… Read the full press release

&BEYOND TRANSLOCATES SIX RHINO FROM PHINDA TO BOTSWANA

2013-01-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — In the first ever private game reserve donation of rhino, luxury experiential travel company &Beyond has earmarked six white rhino to be translocated from &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve in South Africa to Botswana’s Okavango Delta in January 2013. Facilitated in partnership with RHINO FORCE, this conservation coup has been generously funded by lead sponsor, Motorite… Read the full press release

Naturally Langkawi, a New Two-Night Package Offering Authentic Immersion at Four Seasons Resort Langkawi, Malaysia

Mangroves and Eagles Safari

Package includes mangrove safari and authentic Malay dinner Langkawi, Malaysia – 2013-01-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Perfect for a weekend getaway, Four Seasons Resort Langkawi offers a new two-night package for a bite-sized discovery of Langkawi at its authentic, natural best. Naturally Langkawi combines luxurious Melaleuca Pavilion accommodation and daily breakfast for two with two unique Langkawian experiences: a thrilling naturalist-led Mangroves… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Arrives in Tanzania: Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti Now Open

Four Seasons Arrives in Tanzania: Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti Now Open

Serengeti, Tanzania, 2012-12-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — Following a rebrand and an extensive upgrade, Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania officially opened its doors today. The Serengeti National Park is considered by many as the best in Africa and is one of Tanzania’s most famous natural wonders. The Lodge is the first Four Seasons in Sub-Saharan Africa and marks the introduction… Read the full press release