By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager We are delighted to have been acknowledged by Tanzania National Parks Authority (TANAPA) in their inaugural Tourism Awards which acknowledge the important contributions of tourism stakeholders in different areas.
On the 5th of June, the Tanzanian Tour Guide Awards announced their yearly winners. We could not be prouder of Moinga Timan, who was awarded The Tanzanian Guide of the Year Award for 2019! An incredible accomplishment that is a testament to Moi’s passion for wildlife. It is absolutely a well-deserved award that acknowledges the dedication and hard work he has put in over the years.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager On the 5th of June, it was announced that the Hadza communities of the Yaeda Valley in northern Tanzania had won a 2019 Equator Prize. The United Nations Development Programme’s Equator Initiative “brings together the United Nations, governments, civil society, businesses and grassroots organisations to recognise and advance local, sustainable development solutions for people, nature and resilient communities.”
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Rubondo Island Camp – National Geographic Traveller “Set aside as a haven for threatened chimpanzees, elephant families, and various other rare and fascinating species, Rubondo Island is a sub-tropical paradise. The island is mainly uninhabited — bar the presence of a handful of park wardens, wildlife researchers and camp staff — making it a rare privilege to set foot here.” – National Geographic Traveller
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We are honoured to have received four awards at the inaugural Responsible Tourism Tanzania Awards held in Arusha this month. These awards aim to encourage, develop, and promote sustainable tourism in the country.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager The We Are Africa Innovation Awards celebrate the very best in independently minded, brilliantly executed travel ideas. We are extremely proud to say that we took the top spot in 2 categories. Jabali Ridge took home the Design Award and our Chimpanzee Habituation Program on Rubondo Island won the Experience Award.