Articles tagged “safari”

Hotels

Kenya’s Hotels and Safari Camps Go Local to Fill Manager Roles

After years of relying on foreign executives, more luxury safari camps and international hotel brands are appointing locals to run the show. It's long overdue because the Kenyan hospitality industry has trained professionals capable of running those establishments.

Kenya’s Hotels and Safari Camps Go Local to Fill Manager Roles

Tourism

Ecotourism’s Collapse Puts Conservation Programs in Grave Danger

Ecotourism's collapse due to the coronavirus isn't just bad for the humans who rely on it for revenue, but also the wildlife that it protects.

Ecotourism’s Collapse Puts Conservation Programs in Grave Danger

Business Travel

Giving Free and Independent Travel a Luxury Edge

Long-time tour operator Ker & Downey has always had a mission to get travelers to less-explored regions. Aside from bringing in tourism dollars to developing countries, the company stands out for its commitment to on-the-ground philanthropy.

Giving Free and Independent Travel a Luxury Edge

Tourism

Drought Hits South Africa’s Biggest Wildlife Park

The severely low rain volume is more challenging for certain animals in Kruger park, such as hippos and buffalo.

Drought Hits South Africa’s Biggest Wildlife Park

Tourism

Do Animal Theme Parks and Safaris Do Anything for Conservation?

"The crude cabaret of theme parks or chasing animals across the savannah." That says it all.

Do Animal Theme Parks and Safaris Do Anything for Conservation?

Online Travel

Poachers Use Tourists’ Geotagged Safari Photos to Find Endangered Animals

File this under one of the unexpected impacts of the boom in social media, especially during travel.

Poachers Use Tourists’ Geotagged Safari Photos to Find Endangered Animals

Online Travel

Tour Operator Offers $1 Million Expedition to View Endangered Species

At $9,009 per day for 111 days, this tour highlights the plight of endangered species around the world. Some nice publicity for the tour operator, Natural World Safaris, and for the cause it's promoting.

Tour Operator Offers $1 Million Expedition to View Endangered Species

Tourism

Kenya battles wildlife poachers in order to keep safari tourists coming

The math is simple: One industry is sustainable, the other isn't. But try telling that to people who can make a quick buck and move on before they need to deal with the consequences.

Kenya battles wildlife poachers in order to keep safari tourists coming

Tourism

Why wildlife protection in Zimbabwe relies on the growth of safari tourism

A recent decision by the Indian court reinforces the truth that the absence of tourism leaves animals vulnerable to mining and hunting industries, which are much less concerned with wildlife welfare.

Why wildlife protection in Zimbabwe relies on the growth of safari tourism