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Eia Campaign Administrator – Forests

EIA Campaign Administrator – Forests   January 7, 2015   Organisation: Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)   Location: Islington, London   DeskPosition Type: Paid, Full Time, Permanent   Salary:  £competitive   Application Closing Date: 5pm on Monday, January 26, 2015   Website: www.eia-international.org   Contact Name: Bill Dishington   Contact Email: uki...

The 11th International Conference On Responsible Tourism In Destinations

RTD11 The 11th  International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations 14th – 15th April 2014    The first International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations took place in Cape Town in 2002, it was organised with Western Cape Tourism as a side event to the World Summit on Sustainable Development held in Johannesburg ten years on from Rio.   The Cape Town Conference established the city as the birthplace of the idea of Responsible...

Welcome To Indaba 2011

7 - 10 May 2011, Albert Luthuli Convention Centre (Durban ICC), South Africa

Indaba 2013 Trade Show

Exhibiting at the Indaba 2013 in Durban? Aware of the excellent opportunities available to generate sales leads, expand establishment awareness, see and hear industry leaders speak, recognize top performers, and much more? You need to separate yourself from the competition and get the best results while exhibiting. Will the most influential leaders and potential customers come to your stand and chat or simply.....walk away? The answer for 2013 and beyond is a powerful visual impact!!

Indaba 2012 Monkeyland - Live Interview By Mamba Media

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Poachers Beware!

Upon first glance, the new efforts undertaken by the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya on behalf of their wildlife may seem extreme. Pause for a moment, though, and consider this fact: three of six endangered white rhinos left on the planet reside at the reserve. Now, Ol Pejeta’s military-style plan may feel less scary and more necessary.   Teams of Kenyan police reservists are trained to a high level and armed against the threat of poachers. Trained dogs work side-by-side wit...

The South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance (saasa) Makes South Africa Proud!!

Lara Mostert addressing the audience at The World responsible Tourism Awards clutching the Global Overall World Responsible Tourism Award

  SAASA (South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance) which has 3 sanctuaries in The Crags, Plettenberg Bay namely Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary, was awarded the two highest accolades in Responsible Tourism when, on Responsible Tourism Day (5 November 2014) at World Travel Market in London, SAASA was declared the winner of the World Responsible Tourism Award for the best “Animal Welfare Initiative”.    SAASA then went on to win the ...

Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards

Award collected by Niels Els, President Skål International Garden Route, on behalf of the SAASA

  Congratulations to The South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance (SAASA) for winning The SKAL International Sustainable Tourism Award “Best Major Tourist Attraction in the World” which was bestowed on SAASA at the 75th SKAL International Conference in Mexico City on 26th October 2014.   Sunday, 26 October 2014 - During the Opening Ceremony of the 75th Skål World Congress held at the Sheraton Maria Isabel Hotel in Mexico City, Mrs. Karine Coulanges,...

3 Amazing Wildlife Sanctuaries On The Garden Route Of South Africa

The parks’ indigenous forest is home of 550 primates, 200 species of birds and some of Africa’s largest cats. Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and Jukani are animal sanctuaries like no other. Unlike other parks, they are a place of refuge, with fare trade accreditation and environmentally sound standards. Their focus is on conservation, eco-tourism and education. The 3 parks are South’s Africa’s pioneers in reintroducing mistreated animals back into their original environ...

Wow – What An Accolade!

Launched in May 2013, the Lilizela Tourism Awards aim to recognise and reward the highest levels of excellence in the tourism value chain. The name is derived from the Zulu word ‘’Lilizela’’ which means celebrating and praising by ululating when someone has done well. The award is the brainchild of the National Department of Tourism (NDT); spearheaded by South African Tourism and delivered by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa. This year, Visitor Experienc...

The South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance (saasa) Won The Lilizela Award!

Excitment How does one contain the excitement of being recognized for doing what you feel is the right thing to do?  Well we here at the South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance has been award for making sure our animals are taken care of while still giving Visitors the Best Experience in a Wildlife Encounter. The Lilizela awards are setting the standard for global excellence, rewarding those who strive for perfection and spurring arrivals growth and destination competitiveness.&n...

The South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance (saasa) Won The Lilizela Award!

Excitment How does one contain the excitement of being recognized for doing what you feel is the right thing to do?  Well we here at the South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance has been award for making sure our animals are taken care of while still giving Visitors the Best Experience in a Wildlife Encounter. The Lilizela awards are setting the standard for global excellence, rewarding those who strive for perfection and spurring arrivals growth and destination competitiveness.&n...

Wow – What An Accolade!

Launched in May 2013, the Lilizela Tourism Awards aim to recognise and reward the highest levels of excellence in the tourism value chain. The name is derived from the Zulu word ‘’Lilizela’’ which means celebrating and praising by ululating when someone has done well. The award is the brainchild of the National Department of Tourism (NDT); spearheaded by South African Tourism and delivered by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa. This year, Visitor Experienc...