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

January 26th, 2017, by African Travel

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

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African Travel, Inc. Celebrated World Philanthropy Day with Updated Collection of Altruistic Offerings

November 16th, 2016, by Cesar Peñaranda

African Travel, Inc. Celebrated World Philanthropy Day with Updated Collection of Altruistic Offerings

~ New partnership with ME to WE promotes “travel with a purpose” ~

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 16, 2016 – African Travel, Inc.’s recent 2017 brochure launch features an enhanced collection of volunteer travel opportunities, including an all-new Kenya itinerary in partnership with ME to WE. African Travel’s award-winning product is renowned for providing numerous opportunities for guests to invest in Africa’s future , and this altruistic ethos is echoed by ME to WE, an innovative social enterprise empowering people to change the world with their consumer choices.

“World Philanthropy Day is celebrated each November in the spirit of recognizing the significant contributions of the philanthropic community,” said Sherwin Banda, president of African Travel, “and we are proud to include ourselves in that category. We invite all of our travelers to volunteer during their stays, and a significant portion of our guests choose to donate their time, expertise and physical labor to a variety of projects across Africa.”

African Travel’s newest philanthropic offer, “ME to WE Kenya Community Experience,” is an unforgettable community experience in the northern Maasai Mara. Guests are immersed in Kenya’s vibrant culture and landscape on this sustainable and transformative journey, leaving behind a positive impact and taking away a new perspective of the world. Travelers gain a better understanding of daily life during a water walk and visit to the market, a walking tour of a local primary school, and a sunrise hike with Maasai guides. Guests also learn the art of traditional Maasai beading from community mothers and learn how ME to WE’s charity partner and its newest project, the Baraka Health Centre, is enhancing local lives.

Other add-on opportunities for guests to give back to Africa include “Volunteer Southern Africa," and “Volunteer East Africa,” both one-day excursions meant to broaden horizons and make a difference in the lives of the African people (and the travelers).

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 and Instagram, and join the conversation using the hashtag #WeKnowAfrica.

African Travel, Inc. Unveils Six New Itineraries for 2017

October 20th, 2016, by Sherwin Banda

 African Travel, Inc. Unveils Six New Itineraries for 2017

Oct. 20, 2016 – African Travel, Inc.’s recent brochure launch highlights six new itineraries for 2017, including two “new and improved” safaris and an unforgettable four-day community experience in the northern Maasai Mara. These itineraries, venturing from South Africa to Mozambique, were developed to accommodate popular demand and suggestions from both agents and their clients.

“We place the highest importance on our guests’ experience, and are constantly following up throughout the process to ensure the highest levels of satisfaction,” said Sherwin Banda, president of African Travel, Inc. “When our guests and their agents recommend additional destinations and experiences for safaris, we listen and make it happen.”

New offerings for 2017 include:

ME to WE Kenya Community Experience: African Travel, Inc. partners with ME to WE to provide this immersive and transformative volunteer experience. Guests delve into Kenya’s vibrant culture and landscape while contributing to the community by participating in a “water walk,” learning the art of traditional Maasai beading, and assisting with the building of a new school. Other unforgettable highlights include a sunrise hike with Maasai guides, a guided tour of a local primary school, and a visit to the local market. 

Best of Botswana: This exceptional journey explores the diverse range of wildlife and landscapes that make up this special corner of Africa. Guests discover the spectacular Victoria Falls, one of the world’s Seven Natural Wonders, and experience the thrill of morning and afternoon safari activities in the immense Okavango Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Under Kenyan Skies: Guests on this safari absorb the best of Kenya’s wildlife and culture in the finest eco-luxury accommodations. Highlights include exploration in two iconic wildlife regions, Laikipia and the Maasai Mara, in open vehicle day and night game drives, guided walks, horseback safaris, and visits to community and conservation projects. Guests enjoy the serenity of sleeping under a blanket of stars in handcrafted four-poster beds and are introduced to an orphaned foster elephant at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

South African Adventure: This comprehensive journey features a thoughtful mix of deluxe and luxury properties. Guests discover Cape Town’s diverse culture, urban sophistication and stunning scenery before exploring two different private Kruger area game reserves with professional rangers who are passionately committed to the conservation of Africa’s wildlife. 

African Romance: As a “new and improved” itinerary, “African Romance” now includes a longer four-night beach stay in Mozambique and a fourth night in Cape Town to accommodate a full day private winelands excursion. The safari features the same three-night safari in Kruger private reserve but has removed the winelands stay to allow less travel time.

Marine and Wildlife Encounter: This popular journey has been updated for 2017 to include a new three-night stay at Grootbos Garden Lodge. Guests explore the wildlife-rich Shamwari Game Reserve, home to the coveted Big Five and one of the largest private conservation initiatives in Southern Africa, as well as the beautiful Cape Peninsula on a series of active and nature-based adventures.

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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