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Singita Kwitonda Lodge to Open in Rwanda in August 2019 

Rwanda gorilla

Singita is extending its conservation footprint to Rwanda, an extraordinarily beautiful, small country where more than one third of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas live in the high-altitude cloud forests of the Volcanoes National Park. Singita is honored to be opening Kwitonda Lodge in late 2019 on 178 acres on the edge of Volcanoes National Park. The presence of Singita Kwitonda Lodge on the…

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10 Adventure Travel Experiences You Can’t Miss in 2018

Archipelago of the Azores

With the lineup of ‘places to go next’ growing by the minute, deciding on your next trip can be a challenge. To help, Bannikin Travel & Tourism created this 2018 travel hit list. Follow it closely, and your social media feed will be the next go-to spot for travel inspirations. Here are the top 10 travel experiences for 2018: 1)…

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More Panda Encounters with Natural Habitat Adventures in China

panda bear babies

Natural Habitat Adventures has upped the already-intensive panda focus on its new itinerary for 2018 departures of The Wild Side of China: A Nature Odyssey. Guests will enjoy even more panda encounters on a fourth in-depth visit to China’s famed giant panda research and breeding bases. Two more new additions include a chance to observe and photograph golden monkeys up…

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Malawi Named #3 in Top Countries to Visit in 2018

Malawi sunset

“Check in now before the crowds do” is the advice from the travel experts Rough Guides as they announce Malawi as #3 in their Places to Visit in 2018. Each year, Rough Guides authors and editors travel tens of thousands of miles, searching out the best destinations, sights and experiences, from new trekking routes and historical trails to underrated cities…

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Leonardo DiCaprio Commits to Protect Lions in Malawi

lions in Malawi

After being part of the largest elephant translocation project in history, Liwonde National Park in Malawi is now to see the return of lions thanks to funding through Leonardo DiCaprio’s charity foundation. Lions are receiving critically needed support, thanks to Leonardo DiCaprio and the Lion Recovery Fund. The fund was created by Wildlife Conservation Network and Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation to…

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Wild Women Travel to Thailand to Help Save the Asian Elephant

Wild Women Thailand

Elephants are the stars in a new-for-2018 multi-sport Thailand adventure for women-only hosted by Wild Women Expeditions. Fall 2018 departures of Elephants, Treks and Temples tour of Northern Thailand (http://wildwomenexpeditions.com/trips/thailand-elephants/) will immerse guests for 11 days in the culture and landscape of northern Thailand’s Chiang Mai region on bicycles, and while trekking and coursing down rivers on bamboo rafts.  Stops…

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Aquatic Experiences at Alphonse Island, Seychelles

Alphonse Island aerial view

Its slogan is ‘Experiences are our Luxury’ and encountering the mesmerizing and diverse aquatic life as seen on the BBC’s Blue Planet II, is within reach at Alphonse Island, Seychelles. Alphonse Island is delighted to announce two new experiences for their guests, enabling them to follow in the footsteps of the Blue Planet team – swimming with Sailfish and Humpback…

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Poseidon Expeditions Offers West Greenland and Disko Bay Cruises

Greenland

Poseidon Expeditions is picking up 70 percent of the costs of roundtrip air from Iceland’s Reykjavik to the port of embarkation in Greenland for its May 30-June 6, 2018, eight-day West Greenland & Disko Bay expedition voyage of the far north. The value of the roundtrip air is $1,410 per person. Guests booking cabins on Poseidon Expeditions’ polar cruising star,…

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Enter the Majestic World of Whale Sharks at COMO Maalifushi, Maldives

COMO Maalifushi whale sharks

COMO Maalifushi, the pristine island resort in the Maldives’ Thaa Atoll, is now offering guests the opportunity to get close to whale sharks in their natural habitat. COMO Maalifushi is only a 20-minute boat ride away from a whale shark feeding area. Guests can watch these majestic creatures from the deck of a boat, or take a more adventurous turn…

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