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Cheetah return to Majete

Two years after cheetah were reintroduced to Malawi, in Liwonde National Park, four individuals were safely translocated from South Africa to Majete Wildlife Reserve to form a crucial founder population and help grow the range of the...
May saw the opening of Natural Selection’s first property in South Africa, Lekkerwater Beach Lodge in the De Hoop Reserve. The property sits isolated on a six kilometer stretch of beach in De Hoop...
Africa Albida Tourism chief executive Ross Kennedy, and Machaba Safaris managing director Alistair Rankin announce that Ngoma Lodge PTY LTD, in Chobe, Botswana, has been purchased by Machaba Safaris, effective August 1, 2019.  Negotiations...
Delaire Graff Estate has appointed Kevin Grobler as its new Head Chef. Grobler is excited to be back on home ground with his family after three years as head chef of the Michelin-starred...
Heading to the Kruger National Park in the first week of December may not be for the faint hearted… and while I don’t consider myself to be faint of heart – I started...
The Jackal & Hide, previously known as Pangolin Khwai Camp, will join Natural Selection from January 1, 2019. While Pangolin Khwai previously only specialised in tailor-made photographic safaris, The Jackal & Hide will be open to all....
Sanctuary Ngorongoro Crater Camp, situated at the edge of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, has launched its new safari tents.  Each of the camp’s classic canvas tents has been decorated and furnished with an...
Proflight Zambia has put its flights to Kasama on hold pending modifications to the larger aircraft it plans to deploy on the route. The airline had assigned a larger 29-seat Jetstream 41 aircraft...
A new breeding herd of 53 Cape Buffalo has been introduced in the Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Waterberg, outside Vaalwater. The acquisition forms part of a multi-million rand game purchase programme within the 35 000-hectare privately...

CT Tourism welcomes new chairs

The Cape Town Tourism (CTT) Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Julie-May Ellingson and Wahida Parker as Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson, respectively.  Ellingson is Chief Executive Officer of the Cape Town International Convention...