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African Travel Inc. Introduces New Small Group Journeys that Make Travel Matter

African Travel Inc. Introduces New Small Group Journeys that Make Travel Matter
GLENDALE, Calif., Oct.20, 2020 – In a world longing for travel, Africa has started to reopen and is in high demand with luxury travelers. The magic of Africa awaits, and with an ever-changing travel atmosphere, travelers can discover the continent in a private bubble with African Travel Inc.’s new small group options to Southern and East Africa.

African Travel’s small group safaris are truly intimate with a maximum of six people per journey and depart with a minimum of four guests. In uncertain times, small group travel is a popular option and is in great demand for like-minded travelers, families and friends wanting to travel together. The diversity of Africa, with its open spaces and biodiversity, makes it a perfect destination for privacy and relaxation.


“We are seeing people looking to travel and we know there is huge pent up demand – especially for Africa,” said Brett Tollman, CEO of The Travel Corporation (TTC). “Our brands such as African Travel, Inc. have crafted trips that are absolutely right for next year and our protocols are the best in the industry. We’re ready to take our guests on the most amazing vacations in 2021.”


Each African Travel journey is jam-packed with special moments and hosted by locals. Since African Travel handcrafts each trip, guests have the flexibility to add on experiences uniquely designed to their needs. The award-winning safari operator is passionate about showing guests the heart of Africa and each safari supports local communities.


“Africa is personal to us and its diversity brings people together,” said Sherwin Banda, president of African Travel, Inc. “Now more than ever, Africa needs travel to support its wildlife and local communities. One in ten Africans are employed through tourism. With travel on the mend, travelers are choosing brands like African Travel because of the company’s commitment to sustainability.”


In partnership with the TreadRight Foundation, African Travel is dedicated to supporting the people, wildlife and planet by Making Travel Matter. Their mission is clear, to have a positive impact on the people and communities we visit, to protect wildlife and marine life, and to care for the planet we call home.


African Travel is the longest running U.S. safari operator that focuses on Africa exclusively and is celebrating its parent company The Travel Corporation’s 100thanniversary which grew from a single hotel in South Africa to a family-run collection of 40 award-winning brands around the globe.


 “As our company (TTC) turns 100 years old, our commitment to showing guests our roots and authenticity has never changed,” Banda added. “We plan to keep the story of Africa alive for the next 100 years.”


To live the African dream, the NEW small group options below feature:


  • Kenya in Style: Each departure highlights the spectacular year-round game viewing in the Maasai Mara. While staying at unique luxurious camps and lodges, guests are treated to Big 5 game viewing, spotting the ‘Samburu Five’, and participating in conservation projects like a lion tracking project at Ol Pejeta Conservancy.


  • Tanzania Wildlife Odyssey: With the trend to delve deeper into one destination, this epic safari explores Tanzania’s wildlife-rich game reserves including Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire while bringing guests to new corners not often visited. On the northern edge of the Serengeti, guests spend time in a Maasai community and enjoy night drives and walking safaris that are unavailable in the neighboring national parks.


  • Spotlight on Southern Africa: South Africa remains a popular bucket-list destination, topping many lists for travel desire in 2021.  This classic safari has all the South Africa highlights from the top of Table Mountain to the tip of Africa and includes Victoria Falls. Guests enjoy private tours of Cape Town’s coastal delights, land and water safari in Zimbabwe and a visit to a private game reserve that has some of the most endangered and fascinating wildlife.


  • Incredible Southern Africa: This safari invites guests to discover Africa like a local in ultra-lux style. Guests explore Africa’s past and present in private tours of Cape Town, including meeting Christo Brand—a former prison guard of Robben Island and personal friend of Nelson Mandela–before safaris near Kruger National Park and Victoria Falls where they’ll see how wildlife is being protected for future generations.


With guests delaying their travel plans until next year, many safaris have limited availability. African Travel’s flexible deposit options allow guests to book their safari with confidence.


About African Travel, Inc. – “We Know Africa”

African Travel, Inc. is the longest established luxury safari operator based in the US focused exclusively on the African continent. With staff across North America and in Africa, we create tailor-made safaris with guest’s well-being in mind. We offer 24/7 concierge service, medical evacuation for US guests and trips filled with memorable moments. We are committed to Make Travel Matter. Each trip has a positive impact on the people, place and wildlife through our #AfricanTravelCares program and partnership with The TreadRight Foundation. We are one of the most awarded safari companies, including a Travel +Leisure 2020 Top 10 World’s Best Safari Outfitter, and a proud member of The Travel Corporation (TTC), a family-owned company with more than 100 years of expertise in luxury travel.