Tuesday,  March 21, 2023  1:46 pm

African Travel unveils additional departures, new incentives for agents

African Travel unveils additional departures, new incentives for agents
Shamwari Private Game Reserve, South Africa. (Supplied)
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African Travel, Inc. is offering travel advisor incentives for trips reserved in 2022 along with enhanced client experiences and add-ons on select itineraries.

African Travel focuses on hand crafted custom journeys and has seen a pent-up demand for various travel styles for both last minute bookings for families, solo and couples as well as agent hosted groups for 2023 and 2024.

Travel advisors who have a group of 10+ clients travelling together can book a new group safari by Dec. 15, 2022 and earn an extra $500 along with their commission.

Every group journey is customized by African Travel and popular last minute group trips have included multi-generation trips to South and East Africa, heritage and cultural explorations in South Africa and best friends’ getaways.

With space at a premium and couples and solo travellers wanting to join more set group departures, the safari outfitter has added more dates to its small group departures and clients can book 2022 trips by September 30, 2022 and enjoy less crowds, extraordinary wildlife and more savings before prices rise in 2023.

“Current travel trends are indicating that safaris are a top bucket list item since clients are seeking immersive experiences and we see pent-up demand including an increase in last minute safari bookings,” said Sherwin Banda, president of African Travel, Inc. “Africa will be welcoming the green season with baby wildlife in abundance and amazing animal sightings, so we encourage Travel Advisors to book their clients’ safaris now since space is limited on our most popular trips.”


While Egypt cruises are nearly sold out this year, the October 8th and December 3rd, Wonders of Egypt departures from Cairo to Aswan with touring and sailing on sister brand, Uniworld’s all-suite ship, River Tosca which has limited space.

Extended stays are a major travel trend and clients are willing to go on longer trips.

Clients can consider combining Egypt and Kenya with the new five-day Mara Wildlife Experience extension and enjoy the home of the Great Migration where they can traverse the plains of East Africa with game drives, guided walks and unforgettable wildlife encounters.

South Africa

On the 10-day South Africa at Leisure itinerary, clients can explore this destination’s  departing on November 5th. They will spend four nights at the Shamwari Game Reserve for incredible encounters with the Big Five, including rhino, leopard, lion and buffalo elephant.


Guests can spend their winter holidays on a Kenya Wildlife Safari, departing on November 24th. On this nine-day adventure, they will enjoy game drives in Samburu National Reserve, Lake Nakaru and the Masai Mara.


Another top travel trend is the rise of solo travel, for those clients looking to travel in a small intimate group, African Travel offers no or low single supplements on its 2022 and 2023 safari vacation packages. 

On the 11-day Tanzania Explorer, guests can witness the visit the home of the great wildebeest migration during the green season. 

Solo travellers are being offered no single supplement on the Dec. 2 departure with limited availability.

Each safari features Africa’s incredible wildlife and rich culture and is customized by a dedicated safari team along with our unique collection of sustainable MAKE TRAVEL MATTER experiences are always included.

With local offices in Africa and experts based across North America, African Travel’s team ensures guests travel safely across the continent and a Guest Services team available 24 hours, seven days a week to assist

For African Travel’s Top 2022, click here.  For group ideas, click here.  Go to www.africantravelinc.com for more.

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