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African Travel, Inc.’s Top "Adventure Safari" Picks for 2017

May 11th, 2017, by Joanna Bielawski

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., May 11, 2017 – Simply put, Africa equals adventure. It’s a continent where travelers can have extraordinary experiences every day, from getting up close with exotic animals on safari, to zip lining over stunning gorges, to hiking up rugged mountains, to swimming with sharks. 

African Travel, Inc.’s customized and locally-hosted safaris to southern and eastern Africa can bring you adrenaline-inducing adventure in spades, no matter what your price point or time frame. With a maximum of 12 people per journey and stunning accommodations consistent with our brand, all you need to do is bring your sense of wonder, and we provide the rest. 

Our Safari Specialists’ top "Adventure Safari" picks for 2017 include:  

Thrilling Adventure in Southern Africa: On this adrenaline-inducing itinerary, you’ll experience Cape Town, Victoria Falls and Botswana’s Tuli Game Reserve from all directions – upside down, right-side up, sideways and under water. Hike up and then rappel down Table Mountain, climb into a cage and descend into the Atlantic to get eye-to-eye with great white sharks, and view the mist of Victoria Falls as you zip line through the canopy. Top off your thrills with wildlife-packed game drives on a Big Five safari. 11 days from $6,195* per person. 

Scenic Cape Town and Kruger: This exploration of Cape Town combined with a Big Five safari near Kruger creates the perfect introduction to South Africa’s rich attractions. Beginning with a helicopter flight along the Atlantic seaboard, you’ll have several days to explore “the Mother City.” Delve into the bustling waterfront and scenic Cape Peninsula, take the cable car to the top of Table Mountain, or visit Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned. Next, fly off to your private game lodge adjacent to Kruger National park for exhilarating wildlife viewing. 10 days from $4,895** per person. 

Venture into Southern Africa: Southern Africa's ever-changing scenery is the perfect canvas for this bucket-list adventure that lets you discover the scenic beauty and natural wonders of South Africa and Zimbabwe. Hike up majestic Table Mountain, sleep in a treehouse high above the Kruger National Park, canoe the mighty Zambezi River, immerse yourself fin the mist of Victoria Falls, and top it off with wildlife-packed game drives in Kruger Private Reserve. 11 days from $8,495* per person. 

Zimbabwe Beyond the Rainbow: Beyond the magical rainbows of thundering Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe will enthrall you with its excellent game viewing, and enchant you with its warm hospitality. Explore the grandeur of the world’s largest curtain of falling water; then, fly off to safari in the pristine Hwange and Mana Pools National Parks. From your fully-appointed tented camps, watch the parade of wildlife come down to drink. Cap your evenings with unmatched stargazing and lively storytelling around your campfire. 10 days from $7,695* per person. 

*Standard African Travel, Inc. Terms & Conditions apply. Prices are in USD, per person based on double occupancy accommodations. AIR INCLUSIVE PACKAGES, include international and internal air, fuel surcharges, Government taxes, departure fees and September 11th Security Fee. Fares valid from New York (JFK) or Washington, D.C. Dulles (IAD). Gateway varies by departure. Other US gateways can be requested at additional surcharge and subject to availability. Package prices are valid for 2017 travel, subject to availability, may change without notice and are not retroactive. Blackouts, peak period surcharges, cancellation charges and other restrictions apply. To protect your investment, trip cancellation insurance is available at an additional cost. For additional Terms & Conditions please contact one of our safari specialists. CST # 207144-20. 

**All prices are in US Dollars per person based on double occupancy accommodations unless otherwise stated. Fuel surcharges, government taxes, departure taxes and September 11th Security Fees are included. Package is subject to availability, may change without notice, blackouts, peak period surcharges, cancellation charges and other restrictions may apply. A 50% deposit due at the time of booking to confirm program. Final payment is due 100 days prior to departure. Once final payment is received, the program is non-refundable. To protect your investment, Travel Protection is available at an additional cost. For additional Terms & Conditions please contact one of our safari specialists. CST # 207144-20. 

     
Photo Credit: Victoria Falls River Lodge


For more information and to book the safari of your dreams, contact your favorite Travel Professional, call African Travel, Inc. at (800) 727-7207, or visit www.africantravelinc.com. CST 2071444-20

Don’t forget to check out African Travel, Inc.’s Journal Page!  Get travel tips, photos and testimonials, and stories from the bush. Subscribe to the RSS feed to get all of these things in one place! 

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About African Travel, Inc. - "We Know Africa"
African Travel, Inc. is a safari operator with more than 41 years of experience focused solely on planning and operating safaris in Africa. Specializing in tailor-made safaris customized to fit all budgets and bucket lists, travelers are paired with expert safari specialists who take the time to craft their perfect African experience. African Travel, Inc. offers dedicated and experienced teams in Africa, an extensive transportation fleet, and numerous hotels, camps and lodges throughout The Travel Corporation's Africa-based associate companies. Refer to www.AfricanTravelInc.com for a wide variety of ideas and safaris. 

About USTOA
African Travel, Inc. shares the coverage available under the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program with affiliates of TravCorp USA, Inc. In addition, TravCorp Financial Services Limited provides a guarantee of $20 Million.  

About The TreadRight Foundation Created as a joint initiative between The Travel Corporation’s (TTC) family of brands, The TreadRight Foundation is a not-for-profit that works to help ensure the environment and communities we visit remain vibrant for generations to come. To date, TreadRight has supported some 40 sustainable tourism projects worldwide.  

To learn more about our past and current work at TreadRight, please visit us at TreadRight.org.  


Media Contact
Arnelle Kendall
Vice President of Public Relations
African Travel, Inc.
arnelle.kendall@ttc.com
561.330.0850 

African Travel, Inc. Debuts 2017 Safari Academy Webinar Series

February 14th, 2017, by Joanna Bielawski

~ Four lucky travel agents will win spectacular land packages for two ~

 African Travel, Inc. is thrilled to announce its new 2017 Safari Academy webinar series, featuring informative, inspirational and exclusive content ranging from personal experiences from Safari Specialists to conservation initiatives to tips on how to sell this magical destination. African Travel has partnered with some of their favorite South Africa hotels and lodges to create an educational, informative and unique program for the listeners. With Africa’s spectacular wildlife, magnificent landscapes and diverse experiences, each of the nine webinars is dedicated to a key aspect of selling this captivating country to clients.   

“These webinars are an invaluable opportunity for agents to familiarize themselves with product updates while learning best practices and selling tips from some of the industry’s most knowledgeable professionals,” said Sherwin Banda, president, African Travel, Inc. “Each webinar offers unique and valuable information, as well as special incentives, and we’re so excited to offer agents the opportunity to experience one of our extraordinary safari vacations with four amazing land package giveaways.” 

From Feb. 23 - Oct. 12, 2017, agents can enter to win one of four incredible South Africa land packages for two!   

By actively participating in any six of the nine educational webinars, agents will qualify for a drawing to win a free safari for two. Agents will receive one point for each completed webinar attended, either live or recorded; one point for each completed questionnaire received after the webinar; and five points for each new booking of five nights or more with African Travel, Inc. All points will be entered into a randomized drawing and four lucky winners will win a free South Africa educational land safari. The winners will be announced no later than Oct. 27, 2017 via Facebook Live on the African Travel, Inc.'s Facebook page.  

Safari Academy Dates and Registration: 
•    Webinar 1 – Feb. 23 – Selling Africa made easy with African Travel, Inc.
•    Webinar 2 – March 16 – Family Safari
•    Webinar 3 – April 13 – Adventure
•    Webinar 4 – May 16 – Extraordinary Experiences
•    Webinar 5 – June 15 – Primates
•    Webinar 6 – July 20 – Off the Beaten Path
•    Webinar 7 – Aug. 17 – People, Culture and Communities
•    Webinar 8 – Sept. 14 – New 2018 Brochure
•    Webinar 9 – Oct. 12 – Protecting Africa


For more information and to book an exciting dream safari for your clients, contact African Travel, Inc. at (800) 421-8907, or visit www.africantravelinc.com.
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Escape to the Romance of Southern Africa with African Travel, Inc.

January 26th, 2017, by Joanna Bielawski

Escape to the Romance of Southern Africa with African Travel, Inc.

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 26, 2017 – There is no better way to surprise your special love by whisking them off on a luxurious romantic escape to Southern Africa. Whether for Valentine's Day or "just because," African Travel, Inc. is transforming "the season of love" into a year-round affair, offering an intoxicating sojourn to Southern Africa that is sure to rekindle love amidst romantic adventures. Perfect for newlyweds and couples alike, "South African Retreat" offers 10 days of picturesque landscapes, breathtaking game-rich wildlife reserves, and a unique African pulse to capture you and your loved ones heart. This itinerary includes roundtrip international airfare from New York and domestic fares within South Africa. 

Ignite the romance in Cape Town, a vibrant cosmopolitan known for its lively blend of history and culture. Let the marvels of the "Mother City" amaze you as you explore all it has to offer. From watching the penguins adorably play at Boulder Beach to savoring the spectacular views from the top of Table Mountain, there is plenty of time to indulge in a multitude of excursions to satisfy your wanderlust. Peacefully tucked away at a five-star Victorian gem set in the cosmopolitan Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, your resting place awaits. This intimate and private villa styled hotel is the epitome of exclusive understated luxury with 24-hour butler style service. Included with your stay is an indulgent 30-minute Rasul Tylarium mud bath experience at the Elements Spa.    

Then, fly off to the spectacular Waterberg Mountains for up close wildlife encounters in the Marataba Reserve in the Marakele National Park, just a few hours from Johannesburg. As its Tswana name suggests, the wildlife oasis is a 'place of sanctuary,’ a perfect haven with romantic amenities and extraordinary wildlife viewing. Relish intimate romantic bush walks as you view exotic animals at eye level, experiencing the rhythm and energy of the bush. Bask in the day’s golden moments as the sun dips below the horizon on a tranquil sunset river excursion on the Python Dam. Perhaps a dreamy star-lit private picnic in the bush for two is the picture-perfect way to conclude your fantasy vacation before you retreat into your luxury tented suite. 

In addition, African Travel, Inc. offers "African Romance," a 12-day treat of stunning Cape Town, followed by a luxurious safari in the private Kruger Private Reserve, and finally an Eden-like beach retreat in Mozambique that will sweep you off your feet. Experience indulgent vineyard tours and wine tastings, unadulterated bliss on the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean,’ The Bazaruto Archipelago and up close and personal games drives with the chance to be awed by the exhilarating Big Five – the most iconic of the African animals. This itinerary sets the stage for amorous adventures during African Travel, Inc.’s unforgettable voyage to the most exotic and alluring continent in the world. 

It's time to spoil your sweetheart with an indulgent and unforgettable African safari. All African Travel safari itineraries can be enhanced with romantic inclusions. 

South African Retreat” is 10-day safari exploring Cape Town, Johannesburg and Marakele National Park. Prices start from $4,395 per person, based on double occupancy. This itinerary includes roundtrip international airfare from New York and domestic fares within South Africa.


African Romance” is a 12-day safari discovering Cape Town, Kruger, Private Reserve and Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique. Prices start from $10,595 per person, based on double occupancy. 


For more information and to book the safari of your dreams, contact your favorite Travel Professional, call African Travel, Inc. at (800) 727-7207, or visit www.africantravelinc.com. CST 2071444-20

Don’t forget to check out African Travel, Inc.’s Journal Page!  Get travel tips, photos and testimonials, and stories from the bush. Subscribe to the RSS feed to get all of these things in one place! 

Follow African Travel, Inc. on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, and join the conversation using the hashtag #WeKnowAfrica.

 

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