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New CEO takes Butterfield & Robinson into the next generation. Literally.

Butterfield Robinson is looking to take its tour company into the next generation with, quite literally, the next generation. This month, the company said it had appointed 28-year-old Luc Robinson, the son of co-founder Sidney Robinson, as its president and CEO, a position that it now refers to as the …

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Migne laments minimal government support

Harambee Stars head coach Sebastien Migne during a training session at the Moi Sports Centre Kasarani on March 19, 2019. PHOTO/Raymond Makhaya NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 21 – “I hear a lot of things and I read a lot that the government is ready to support us but I am not …

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On a 5-day safari through Tanzania, a local guide told me the number one thing that ruins the experience for tourists

Harrison Jacobs/Business Insider On a recent five-day safari in Tanzania, I witnessed the Great Wildebeest Migration — when 1.5 million wildebeest travel across Tanzania‘s grasslands to give birth — as well as numerous lions, elephants, and giraffes. I was incredibly lucky on my safari, as few people see as many …

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The Best Warm Weather Destinations For Spring Break

Although there may be several books in the world, we find the best stories are those found between the pages of a passport. This spring break, let the sunshine in as you jet set across the globe to some of the world’s sunniest destinations. Whether you choose to celebrate in …

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Safari Tourists Scare Elephants And Make Them More Violent: Study

Elephants may seem like quiet animals, but apparently, they can get more violent because of tourists. In a new study, researchers discover that these big mammals get increasingly scared by the presence of people in the wildlife. While rising tourism opportunities in the safari bring more income to the land, …

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Will Egyptian, African filmmakers inch toward co-productions? – Al

CAIRO — Egypt assuming the presidency of the African Union (AU) in 2019 aims to boost the cooperation between Cairo and African capitals from politics to infrastructure, from the TV industry to soccer. Filmmakers, artists and organizers hope that the cooperation will extend to the cinema industry, with more African films screened in Egyptian film theaters and …

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Pobjoy Mint Issues ‘Big Five’ Lion 2 oz Silver Coin

Introducing the Lion – King of the African Savannah Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release the second coin in a series of five featuring the “Big Five” African animals. The first coin featuring the Elephant proved to be extremely popular and the next coin, featuring the lion, we …

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Lions in Kenya Threatened with Extinction

For generations, the Lion has been used as a symbol of power, courage, nobility, and pride by different cultures, traditions, and religions who view it as majestic, regal, protector, king, warrior, and leader. With their stereotypical ferocious appearance yet a pride-driven spirit, sporting teams, countries and community centers alike use …

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The Best Warm Weather Destinations For Spring Break

Although there may be several books in the world, we find the best stories are those found between the pages of a passport. This spring break, let the sunshine in as you jet set across the globe to some of the world’s sunniest destinations. Whether you choose to celebrate in …

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Minor Hotels announces new GM appointments across multiple regions

Minor Hotels has announced a series of general manager appointments across its Anantara and Avani brands in the Indian Ocean and both North and Southern Africa. 2019 will see the opening of a number of new Anantara resorts, including Anantara Mauritius Resort and Anantara Tozeur Resort in Tunisia as well …

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