Articles tagged “safaris”

Hotels

Why Luxury Hotels Are a Bargain

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at pricing at luxury hotels, United Airlines' reinvigorated advertising, and superficial safaris.

Why Luxury Hotels Are a Bargain

Tourism

Kenya Tourism Weighs Cost of Introducing Electric Vehicles to Wildlife Parks

Kenya is a case study for global tourism, striving to meet climate change goals but struggling with the expense to do that, especially coming off two incredibly tough years without business.

Kenya Tourism Weighs Cost of Introducing Electric Vehicles to Wildlife Parks

Tourism

Kenya’s Tourism Recovery Boosted by Local Travelers

Resorts in the East African nation cut their prices to entice domestic tourists. It's paying off.

Kenya’s Tourism Recovery Boosted by Local Travelers

Business Travel

Hawaii Tourism Backlash and 11 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

This was a big week for tourism lessons, whether from Hawaii or African safari lodges. In other top stories this week, Skift covered flight attendants objecting to rowdy passengers, testing requirements for flights, and Wyndham Destinations' acquisition of Travel + Leisure.

Tourism

Namibia Lures New Travelers Seeking Desert Solitude

It would be easy to see Namibia's ascent as a run of great PR, but the country has been playing a long game to attract visitors from around the world. And now there's both more access and new product to match rising demand from travelers who crave isolation — not to mention social media cred.

Namibia Lures New Travelers Seeking Desert Solitude

Tourism

Courting a New Generation of Safari Goers

As African countries continue to grow their tourism markets, travelers are learning that a safari doesn't necessarily have to be a luxury, once-in-a-lifetime thing. Rather, some innovators are creating reasonably priced experiences that can serve as a great entry point for a wider range of visitors.

Courting a New Generation of Safari Goers

Business Travel

A Brief History of Personality-Driven Luxury Travel Companies

These four entrepreneurs took the first steps toward what would become modern adventure and luxury travel, and their first-hand accounts hold lessons — and entertainment — for all those who followed in their wake.

A Brief History of Personality-Driven Luxury Travel Companies

Tourism

Southern Africa’s Tour Operators Are Radically Rethinking Wild Animal Attractions

A run of bad press and falling demand has forced segments of southern Africa's safari industry to take a long, hard look at their offering. The result? A more hands-off approach that's been a long-time coming.

Southern Africa’s Tour Operators Are Radically Rethinking Wild Animal Attractions

Hotels

Safari Companies Turn to Rhino Relocation for Better Branding

By shifting the focus from watching animals to protecting animals, African countries and safari companies can achieve competitive advantage among today's more educated safari clientele.

Safari Companies Turn to Rhino Relocation for Better Branding

Tourism

Wildlife Safaris at Risk From Africa’s Growing Poaching Problem

The tourism industry can become a powerful force if it works together to combat the risks that poaching poses to what will likely be an vital channel towards sustainable economic growth.

Wildlife Safaris at Risk From Africa’s Growing Poaching Problem