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  • Okavango Delta
    Africa – what’s the score?
    As Ebola phases out of the headlines, and South Korea’s MERS, another ‘untreatable’ virus, takes its place – what exactly is the situation when it comes to looking to Africa for a vacation.According to the World Health...
  • Celebrating tourism and valuable resources in Botswana
    Botswana's wealth: A celebration for diamonds and eco-tourism
    This past Tuesday, The De Beers GroupandForevermark Diamondshosted a private reception at The Explorer's Club on the Upper East Side to celebrate Botswana’s Eco-Tourism. Botswana has close ties with The De Beers Group and Forevermark, as...
  • A black rhino
    First group of rescued Rhinos airlifted into Botswana sanctuary
    Poaching is a major issue in many parts of the world, but nowhere more than in many African nations. Animals like elephants and rhinos are killed by the hundreds and even thousands, driving their numbers to near extinction levels. In fact, several...
  • The 10th International Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference
    ESTC '15 Closes with Botswana Announcment
    ESTC ’15 Closes with Botswana AnnouncementEcuador has long been regarded as a leader in green growth and now the Ministry of Tourism of Ecuador; the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) have partnered to create...
  • African elephant
    Elephant dies from anthrax in Botswana
    An anthrax case and death in anAfrican Elephant (Loxodonta africana) has been reported in Kazima Forest, Chobe National Park, Chobe, Botswana, according to a World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) report Friday.Dr. Letlhogile Modisa, Director,...
  • Kensington Tours offering celestially-cerebral explorations of the world
    Kensington Tours offering celestially-cerebral explorations of the world
    For jet-setters more interested in cerebral pursuits than sybaritic diversions, Kensington Tours has just the ticket. The private escort company just announced the launch of its Explorers In Residence Series, which...
  • The wreck of a crashed plane lays in the bush in the Okavango Delta. The light aircraft carrying 12 people crashed shortly after takeoff killing the British pilot and seven tourists from France, Switzerland and Britain.
    Exclusive new details on Moremi Air Cessna crash
    A total of 8 persons are now confirmed dead in the crash of a 15-seat Moremi Air Services 1996 Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, registration A2-AKD, serial number 208B-0582, which went down about 1:55 p.m. local time on Friday, October 14, 2011 while on...
  • Cessna 208B Grand Caravan flown by Sefofane Air Charters,Off-Airport - Abu 1 Airstrip,  Botswana, September 8, 2006 similiar to the aircraft operated by Moremi Air which crashed on Friday, October 14, 2011 in the Okavango Delta region of Botswana.
    Seven die in Moremi Air Cessna 208B Grand Caravan crash
    The crash of a Moremi Air Cessna 208B Grand Caravan on Friday, October 14, 2011 in the Okavango Delta region of Botswana, in Southern Africa, has left 7 persons dead and 4 others in critical but stable condition according to reports published on...
  • The Hunt for food
    Into Africa: Bushmen initiation ritual safari
    Reported by J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. NewbernThere is a time commitment involved getting to South Africa, but it’s worth every minute. Africa is a world away in so many ways and a place where wild creatures still roam the earth and ancient...
  • Botswana
    Family Ecotour Destination: Botswana
    Given the diversity of destination choices available around the world, the Ecotourism Examiner continuesthe family ecotour destinationserieswith a summary of captivating Botswana. Roughly the size of Texas, Botswana is a land-locked country that...
  • Elephant in Okavango Delta
    Ecotourism Certification: Botswana's efforts for conserving Okavango wetland
    In Part 7 of this series, the Green Globe certification program and award process was detailed. The Ecotourism Certification Standards series continues with Botswana’s Ecotourism Certification System. Situated due north of South Africa,...
  • Sunset in the Okavango Delta as our guide eases the mocorro (dugout canoe) over the flat water.
    Camping safari from Botswana to Zimbabwe is a wild experience
    Our correspondent, Eric Leiberman of Long Island, just completed a 10-day camping safari trip to Botswana and Zimbabwe, as a prelude to spending two months in South Africa. The game-viewing trip, "Backroads of Botswana" organized by...
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