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Winners at the Responsible Tourism Awards

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We are beaming with pride after it was announced yesterday, that we are the joint winners of a Gold Award at the annual Responsible Tourism Africa Awards. The TFPD nomination for a Responsible Tourism Award for ‘Best in Poverty Reduction’ came for building and sustaining viable tourism jobs in remote rural areas, as well a

Responsible Tourism Awards Africa Finalists

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This evening the finalists for the inaugural Responsible Tourism Africa Awards for 2015 were announced. Transfrontier Parks Destinations (TFPD) are proud to be included in the final list of 22 responsible tourism operations that will contest the 7 categories. TFPD have been nominated for the ‘Best for Povery Reduction̵

So you want to be a Lodge Manager?

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We are looking for couples who want to manage one of our fascinating, remote and ‘every day brings new fun and challenges’ lodges. TFPD manage and market a number of community-owned Lodges in Southern Africa. During 2015 we will be opening some new operations, and are looking for the right couples to join our team. […

September round up

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September is always an interesting month. It’s spring, and the possibilities of new beginnings make us all joyful. Enjoy this selection of media activity from September 2014. Machampane Wilderness Camp Post by Machampane Wilderness Camp. A rare sighting on an afternoon walk at Machampane in Limpopo National Park: An Aardva

New requirements for children travelling to South Africa

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Following the publication of the Immigration Amendment Act, new requirements are coming into effect on 1 June 2015 that will impact any cross-border travelling with children under the age of 18.  [Note: The effective date was originally published as 1 July 2014, but has now been extended to 1 June 2015.] The Summary Parents tr

A week-end at Buffelshoek

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The joy, and the challenge, of visiting a game reserve is the unpredictable nature of animal sightings. A recent guest at African Ivory Route’s Buffelshoek Camp who is a veteran bush visitor sent us this magnificent selection of images, taken over two days while on game drives with our guides. His comment was that this [&h