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Departures Magazine Celebrates African Travel, Inc. by Showing Travelers the Authenticity of Africa

Departures Magazine Celebrates African Travel, Inc

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 11, 2019– Today’s safari travelers desire personalized and immersive experiences that discover the true magic of Africa. With the largest travel infrastructure on the African continent, African Travel, Inc.’s high level of expertise provides guests with a vacation that goes above and beyond a typical safari.


African Travel, Inc. continues to distinguish itself with its extensive knowledge of the continent’s most exciting destinations and hidden gems to deliver the ultimate safari experience.  The luxury safari outfitter was named an honoree in Departures’ 2019 Legend Awards for adventure experiences in the most spectacular corners of the world and for curating ethical wildlife experiences and leaving a positive impact on the African communities they visit.


“We have deep roots in the continent and that makes Africa personal to us. Our entire team is honored and excited to have been chosen in Departures’ first ever editor picked awards. Ensuring our guests have extraordinary safari experiences and immersive cultural encounters is first and foremost” said Sherwin Banda, president of African Travel, Inc. “For every booking made with us, we support the education of a child in East Africa and contribute to the local economy.”


Making travel matter has always been a primary focus for African Travel, Inc. As the longest established travel company in the United States that focuses solely on Africa, they are dedicated to ensuring that the cultures, traditions and arts of the communities their guests visit will thrive. Partnering with leading wildlife organizations on the continent is also a priority, and African Travel, Inc. works with them to protect and rehabilitate elephant, rhino, big cat populations and other endangered species. Several of their itineraries offer guests a unique opportunity to take part in ethical and educational wildlife experiences, such as African Travel’s new Captivating Kenya, where guests visit the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary–Kenya’s second largest elephant population–and meet with an elephant keeper for a behind the scenes tour.


African Travel, Inc.’s sole purpose is for travelers to explore first-hand the diversity of Africa’s unmatched wildlife and captivating cultures. Their knowledgeable and dedicated team of experts will provide travelers with invaluable guidance in making their journey unforgettable. Join us in capturing the spirit and authenticity of Africa.



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


For more than 40 years, African Travel, Inc. has helped travelers discover the magic of the wild.  “We Know Africa” because we create extraordinary and unforgettable five-star experiences for each guest’s individual needs.  From relaxing in spectacular luxury to touching an ancient culture, your African dream awaits you.  Our knowledgeable and dedicated experts, who have lived and traveled extensively throughout the continent, will open your eyes to a new and exciting world. Placing local offices in Africa and our headquarters in the U.S. has earned us an enviable position of influence that will leave you knowing Africa like we do.  We’re committed to making travel matter by supporting the environment and the local communities we visit through our partnership with The TreadRight Foundation.  As a proud member of The Travel Corporation (TTC), a family-owned company with more than 100 years of expertise in luxury travel, we ensure exceptional service every step of the journey.  For more information and inspiration, visit


About The TreadRight Foundation

Created as a joint initiative between The Travel Corporation’s (TTC) family of brands, the TreadRight Foundation is a not-for-profit that works to help ensure the environment and communities we visit remain for generations to come. To date, TreadRight has supported some 40 sustainable tourism projects worldwide.