By Anwynn Louw, Digital Marketing Assistant Ruaha National Park covers an area of 20 226km² and is situated in southern-central Tanzania close to Iringa, a city overlooking the Ruaha River Valley.
The Mara Naboisho Conservancy Model The charm of the Mara Naboisho Conservancy lies not only in its exclusivity but also its strong stance on conservation. In 2010, Asilia was one of four tourism partners that spearheaded a groundbreaking eco-tourism initiative creating the Mara Naboisho Conservancy, benefitting both conservation and the local Maasai community.
Najin and Fatu are the last two northern white rhinos on the planet, however, neither of them are able to carry a pregnancy due to their old age. On August the 22nd, a groundbreaking procedure was carried out in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, providing the conservancy with a chance to raise the next generation of northern white rhinos, fueling hope for the survival of the species in the future.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager The annual International Travel & Tourism Awards will be held on the 5th of November this year at the World Travel Market in London. More than 90 nominations have been shortlisted for the prestigious awards which celebrate the very best of travel and tourism on a global scale. The ITTAs recognise the outstanding successes of destinations, tourist boards, private sector companies and individuals.
By Roelof Schutte – Head Guide in Kenya While the Disney team were in Kenya to film shots for the latest The Lion King, we were there every step of the way. It is with immense pride that we can say we were partners to Disney and their team, showing them the most beautiful locations and scenery that Kenya has to offer.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager The latest remake of The Lion King has been a roaring success – grossing over US$ 1 billion in the first 19 days since its premiere, the film has captured the hearts of many while at the same time showcasing the absolute beauty and splendour of East Africa.
By Anwynn Louw, Digital Marketing Assistant Each year on the 10th of August World Lion Day is celebrated to create awareness and support the conservation and sustainable initiatives that protect and save the global wild lion populations from extinction.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager BBC One’s latest mini-series, Serengeti, aired its first episode last month. Each episode follows the lives and intertwined stories of several animals that call these plains home while showcasing the intense drama and action that accompanies the area’s distinctive wildlife.
We are incredibly proud to be awarded the Resilient Tourism Business Award in Africa by The Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council in 2019.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager BBC One’s latest mini-series, Serengeti, aired its first episode earlier this month. Each episode follows the lives and intertwined stories of several animals that call these plains home while showcasing the intense drama and action that accompanies the area’s distinctive wildlife.