Category: Travel & leisure

Kenya Safari Holidays 2020

Coronavirus is crushing safari tourism and cutting off a lifeline for wildlife

A major migration has disappeared from the savanna: the horde of tourists driving a billion-dollar tourism industry that employs millions and is essential to wildlife conservation in many African countries. One has traversed it for millennia: Millions of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles follow billowing rain clouds in search of new grazing grounds. The other horde descends upon the first in […]

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Image by Jorge Luis Baños/IPS

Journals Opening up to Science Expertise from South

Global travel restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak are accelerating a trend towards research publications focussed on the global South, publishers say. It means the days of fly-in-fly-out field work may be winding back for researchers from developed countries. While the COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted some research programmes, the pause offers opportunities to develop greater, more equitable collaboration […]

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WILDwatch Live | 06 July, 2020 | Afternoon Safari | South Africa

WILDwatch Live | 06 July, 2020 | Afternoon Safari | South Africa

WILDwatch Live || Join our expert andBeyond guides as they bring the wilderness LIVE to your living room, from andBeyond’s Ngala Private Game Reserve and Phinda Private Game Reserve in concert with WildEarth and partners. See what lies beyond… Where is WILDwatch Live being broadcast? ◾ Ngala Private Game Reserve, South Africa. ◾ Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa ◾ […]

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Tourists are starting to flock to Majorca again (Reuters)

Visitors return to Spain as coronavirus state of emergency ends

Overseas visitors have begun arriving in Spain once more as the country reopens its borders and the three-month state of emergency declared in response to the coronavirus pandemic comes to an end. As the second most-visited country in the world, Spain is desperate to reactivate its vital tourism sector as soon as possible. The government has launched a publicity campaign […]

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