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Airbnb host and Maasai elder partner to transform Safari Tourism

Airbnb host and Maasai elder partner to transform Safari Tourism

Jessika Nilsson. Photo: Supplied. CAPE TOWN – Creative sparks flew from the moment Jessika met the Tanzanian research assistant assigned to help her with her PhD about the Maasai people.  Jessika Nilsson, who spent much of her childhood in Tanzania, and Loserian Laizer, a Maasai elder, quickly formed a friendship ...

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Immersive content of firms hooks tourists – USA – Chinadaily.com.cn

Immersive content of firms hooks tourists - USA - Chinadaily.com.cn

A prospective traveler experiences virtual reality images in Qingdao, Shandong province, in June. [Photo by Zhang Jingang / For China Daily] VR, AR part of pre-sale and on-site communications of travel agencies China‘s travel firms, including online-and-offline entities such as Ctrip, are using high-tech to enhance their customer communications, so ...

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Immersive content of firms hooks tourists

Immersive content of firms hooks tourists

A prospective traveler experiences virtual reality images in Qingdao, Shandong province, in June. [Photo by Zhang Jingang / For China Daily] VR, AR part of pre-sale and on-site communications of travel agencies China‘s travel firms, including online-and-offline entities such as Ctrip, are using high-tech to enhance their customer communications, so ...

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Help Save a Rhino on Your Next Safari

Help Save a Rhino on Your Next Safari

There are plenty of ways to put together a seriously spectacular safari—from heading off the beaten path to destinations like Namibia or Rwanda to making sure your lodge comes complete with a pool overlooking the plains. But the chance to step off the game-viewing vehicle and get up close and ...

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A budget safari pays off with big animal sightings

A budget safari pays off with big animal sightings

Bill, an Australian traveler in Zimbab­we, stood in the velvet-caped darkness and listened. I planted myself next to him and sucked in my breath, not wanting the smallest leak of air to disturb the quiet. And then we waited for it, the low growl that would confirm our suspicions: A ...

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Nevis—a small island with huge appeal

Nevis—a small island with huge appeal

Big isn’t always better. Take the small island of Nevis. Set in the Leeward Islands of the Caribbean, it’s just 36 square miles in size and home to some 12,000 people, yet Nevis is more than anough to capture your heart. Mount Nevis, a 3,232-feet-high dormant volcano always surrounded by ...

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