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Expert Africa Boost Malawi Coverage!Posted on: Thursday, December 22, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

After a research trip in 2011, Expert Africa have re-written their extensive brochure's coverage of Malawi for 2012. Expert Africa's MD, Chris McIntyre, visited in May 2011 and commented, 'I'd not been to Malawi for years, but wanted to go to see the new developments at Majete.' His trip included Zambia's South Luangwa National Park, a number of places in Malawi and also Nkwichi Lodge in Mozambique. Although Expert Africa is the UK's largest tour operator to Zambia, and has featured Malawi for many years, McIntyre says that Malawi always appeals to a few travellers, but demand for it is 'never huge'.

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Malawi to be present at Destinations London and The Adventure Travel Show in 2012!Posted on: Wednesday, December 21, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Need a break? Can't decide where to go for your next adventure? Come and discover the best of beautiful Malawi in the heart of busy London! There are two fantastic shows coming up in late January and early February to help you find your ultimate holiday. With hundreds of ideas and expert advice, you should feel inspired in no time! Malawi will be present at both these fantastic shows proving that it truly is the Warm Heart of Africa and showcasing all its natural wonder, splendid wildlife and friendliest of cultures. Come and see us there to find out more about your holiday options and to uncover more about this unique and fascinating destination face to face with experts!

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The Sky's the Limit with Free Flights to Nkwichi!Posted on: Tuesday, December 20, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Nkwichi Lodge is proud to present a high-flying offer of free return flights to Likoma Island from Lilongwe in 2012 for stays of 7 nights or more and half-price return flights for stays of 5 nights or more*. Situated on the wild, Mozambican shores of Lake Malawi, Nkwichi offers barefoot luxury and a chance to explore one of Africa's last wildernesses. Untouched by roads, guests will be picked up from Likoma by speedboat and whisked along the lakeshore to the lodge, nestled on one of the most beautiful beaches in Africa. Going wild has never been easier!

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Tandem Skydiving is Back in Malawi!Posted on: Friday, December 16, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Skydive Malawi will be offering Tandem Skydives during this year's Christmas period on the 28th and 29th December in Lilongwe. Jumps cost only $310. Tandem skydiving is an incredibly easy, safe and enjoyable way to experience the excitement of skydiving without having to learn how. Free-fall at speeds of up to 200km/h and enjoy breathtaking views of beautiful Malawi during your canopy ride. Feel a total sense of freedom while securely harnessed to your personal skydiving instructor. The exhilarating free-fall combined with the peace and tranquillity of the parachute ride makes your tandem skydive a unique experience you will never forget. A lifetime experience not to be missed!

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Kayak Africa Leads Expedition up the Tanzanian Shores of Lake Malawi!Posted on: Friday, December 09, 2011 / 09:00 hrs

Staff and guests from Kayak Africa have successfully completed a mammoth lake expedition around Lake Malawi covering approximately 1160 km in a faithful old wooden boat, Nankapakapa.

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Fly on Mondays for only 45,000 MWK return with Swift Air!Posted on: Tuesday, December 06, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Fly on Mondays for only 45,000 MWK return with Swift Air!

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Malawi's Kumbali Country Lodge: Festive Offers!Posted on: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Kumbali Country Lodge has entered the festive spirit early this year with some generous offers for guests staying over the Christmas and New year period.

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Malawi Tops the Lists in Responsible TourismPosted on: Wednesday, November 23, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Leaders in the field of responsible tourism were recognised at the Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards at a recent ceremony at World Travel Market (WTM), London, as part of World Responsible Tourism Day. Malawi's brilliant Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, the world's first Born Free Foundation accredited People and Wildlife Centre, won the 'Best for Conservation of Wildlife & Habitats' award beating off stiff, very deserving competition.

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Tongole Wilderness Lodge Prospering in Malawi's NkhotakotaPosted on: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The Tongole Wilderness Lodge has truly delivered on its objectives to create a lodge like no other in Malawi and become one of the best in Africa. Nestled deep within the rugged and breathtakingly beautiful miombo woodland of the 1,800 km≤ Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve and a mere 30 km west of Lake Malawi hugging the forest-clad banks of the Bua River, this is an eco-tourist sanctuary as well as being a luxury lodge.

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Multi-Award-Winning Responsible Tourism in Malawi!Posted on: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi shone brightly at the recent World Responsible Tourism Day at World Travel Market (WTM), London. Robin Pope Safaris (based in Malawi) was awarded joint Overall Winner of the Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards plus winner in the Poverty Reduction category as well. Over 1000 nominees competed for these accolades and RPS scooped two proving just how deserving their Malawian efforts are.

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Malawian Wildlife: Dramatic and Flourishing!Posted on: Friday, November 11, 2011 / 08:00 hrs

Malawi's wildlife is flourishing for all to see as seasons change and animals display their majesty in an often dramatic (or comical) fashion. Near to Mvuu Camp and Lodge, the Ntangai stream is proving a popular playground for Titus, the superb male lion who has taken up residence in the park . He recently allowed guests observation of him for a full 45 minutes whilst he attempted to catch a fully grown bushpig! One of several black rhino sightings became a once in a lifetime experience for some guests when a rhino mock charged a vehicle during a game drive into the ESCOM sanctuary. In its way lay a sable bull who was forced to get up abruptly to avoid the rhino. After his feisty display, the rhino retreated into the thickets to rest a while.

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30,000 More Trees This Year for Nkhata Bay Thanks to Chinteche Tree Nursery!Posted on: Tuesday, November 08, 2011 / 09:00 hrs

Malawi's Chintheche Inn's Tree Nursery aims to distribute approximately 30,000 trees this year! Malawi is fast approaching the time when the seedlings will be ready for distribution to the community tree sites. This is a huge job and staff have been very busy visiting all the sites getting the communities pegging the land where the trees will be planted and burning fire breaks to protect existing sites with one year old trees. Planting will start with the rains in November.

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Malawi's Majete Predator ProgrammePosted on: Friday, November 04, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Majete Wildlife Reserve, situated in Malawi's lower Shire valley is well on its way to becoming a Big Five park, having undertaken a bold and inspiring wildlife reintroduction programme to restore the park to its former glory before human intervention.

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Nkwichi Delights: Green, Sustainable, Beautiful & Social!Posted on: Wednesday, November 02, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Not only has Nkwichi Lodge recently graced the cover of National Geographic Traveller magazine it has also received a score of 90% in a recent evaluation by 'Green Safari Africa', making it one of one of only 3 other lodges on the sub-continent to achieve this. Good going!

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Malawi's Mumbo Island Selected Finalist in Imvelo Awards!Posted on: Tuesday, November 01, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Kayak Africa's Mumbo Island Resort has been selected as a finalist in two categories in EDHASA's Imvelo Awards for Responsible Tourism in Africa. Nominated in two categories: Best Overall Environmental Management System and Best Single Resource Management Programme - Waste. Winners will be announced at a ceremony in Johannesburg on 9th November. Imvelo, running for the tenth year, awards tourism businesses that demonstrate sustained responsible practice in their operations in terms of their natural, social and economic environments. Thumbs up and fingers crossed for Mumbo!

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World Class Wine now available in Malawi!Posted on: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Danforth Yachting is proud to announce the arrival of a new collection of carefully selected, bespoke estate wines. These fabulous wines are from the Ridgeback private estate in the Paarl region near Cape Town, South Africa. Amongst the selection are crisp dry whites and some superb red wines, including the Silver Michelangelo award winning Ridgeback Journey and the Double gold Veritas award winning 2006 Ridgeback Shiraz. These great wines complement the lodge's superb cuisine, which Danforth has built an excellent reputation for over the years.

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Wildlife Galore in Malawi's Liwonde & Nyika Parks!Posted on: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi's Nyika and Liwonde National Parks are providing some thrilling, rare and beautiful sights for those lucky enough to see them.

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Supporting Malawian Beauty: The Nyika-Vwaza (UK) Trust Annual Lecture (London)Posted on: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The Nyika-Vwaza (UK) Trust is hosting its annual lecture and social evening this year at The Royal Geographical Society in London on Tuesday, 8 November. Doors open at 6pm and the lecture begins at 6.45pm.

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Majete on the Move in Malawi!Posted on: Thursday, October 06, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi's Majete Wildlife Reserve is well on its way to becoming a Big Five park! The plan to gradually introduce predators back into the park has started this week with the introduction of 8 leopards. The program will run up to November end. The plans to complete the big five picture will conclude next year with the reintroduction of lion.

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Spring Romance & Natural Wonder on Mumbo Island!Posted on: Friday, September 30, 2011 / 14:00 hrs

In the last month there have been two spontaneous engagements on Mumbo Island - both at sunset on its beautiful Pod Rock. The first couple were from the UK and were so blown away by the beauty of Mumbo that while watching the sunset they decided they just had to get engaged. Another couple from South Africa found themselves in same situation a few weeks later with the same result! Their quote in the comment book reads: 'Heaven is a place on earth: never in our wildest dreams had we imagined such an amazing, magical paradise as this!' - something about the heart-shaped island is seemingly working its magic!

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Malawi's Pumulani Shines at the World Travel Awards 2011!Posted on: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 / 11:00 hrs

Robin Pope Safaris is delighted to announce that Pumulani Luxury Beach Lodge has been voted as 'Malawi's Leading Hotel 2011' at the World Travel Awards which is the most prestigious and highly covered awards programme in the global travel industry.

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Air Travel Takes Off in Malawi!Posted on: Friday, September 23, 2011 / 11:00 hrs

Malawi is celebrating two new airlines which have taken to the skies this summer. Both Malawian owned and managed, Ulendo Airlink and Swift Air are operating scheduled flights connecting the country's major tourism and commercial centres, to meet the needs of both business and leisure travellers.

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Amazing Malawian Birding Safari- Last Chance Booking!Posted on: Friday, September 23, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Africa Geographic Expeditions invites you to join them on an amazing Birding Safari of Malawi's Nyika National Park with its wide range of birding habitats, from miombo woodland, wetlands and montane forest to rolling grasslands. The region affords incredible birding opportunities and is home to several Southern Rift endemics and many species restricted to south-central Africa.

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Malawi's Beautiful Thawale Camp Upgraded!Posted on: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi's Beautiful Thawale Camp Upgraded!

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Malawi's Kayak Africa SCUBA School Credit their 700th Diver!Posted on: Friday, September 16, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Kayak Africa has been operating its Dive School in Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi National Park since 1996. The dive school, Frogman Divers, is right on the beach at Cape Maclear. It offers all PADI courses from Discover Scuba to Dive Master. Classes are small and personal so divers get all the guidance and attention they need. A track record of Zero dive accidents in 12 years is strong proof of this!

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Eco-Lodge For Sale in Malawi!Posted on: Thursday, September 15, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Ntchisi Forest Lodge is an established, profitable eco-tourism business with excellent reputation in Malawi, located in a renovated historical building within a Forest Reserve two hours north of central Lilongwe. The lodge has significant appeal with its surrounding unique ecosystem and close links to the local community.

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Backpackers' Accommodation Now Available at Malawi's Bua River Lodge!Posted on: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Backpackers can now enjoy Bua River Lodge in the beautiful surroundings of the Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve amid the forested banks of the Bua River.

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An Update From the Lake of Stars Festival, Malawi, 30th September - 2nd October 2011Posted on: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The festival takes place next month, from 30th September - 2nd October and tickets are on sale now for the festival, which takes place on the palm fringed shores of Lake Malawi.

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Malawi's Tongole Wilderness Lodge Already A Success!Posted on: Monday, August 22, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Tongole Wilderness lodge opened its doors just 3 months ago, and is already proving popular and successful - with nothing but 5 star reviews from its guests.

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News From Kayak Africa in MalawiPosted on: Thursday, August 11, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

It has been a busy month for Kayak Africa, with lots of visitors of all ages.

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Ulendo Airlink - New flights in MalawiPosted on: Tuesday, August 09, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Ulendo Airlink is an exciting new venture from one of Malawi's best, and most dynamic tourism companies, now serving key tourist destinations in Malawi.

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The New Stargazer at Pumulani in MalawiPosted on: Thursday, August 04, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Although the lodge is already accustomed to fantastic views and star lit dining, these sights can now be enjoyed to a further extent with their new Stargazer.

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Ntchisi Forest Lodge Are Pleased to Introduce Their New ManagersPosted on: Tuesday, August 02, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Ntchisi forest Lodge are pleased to announce the entrance of their new managers, Tom and Petal, who will be managing the lodge on behalf of Craig and Lone.

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Jambo Africa Announce the Opening of Their New Office in LilongwePosted on: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Jambo Africa Ltd are proud to announce the launch of their new Central Region 
office in the heart of Lilongwe, which operates in association with the AA 
Autoclub.

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Game Haven Embarks on Multi-Million Dollar 'Second Phase' of DevelopmentPosted on: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The first phase was completed in 2007, the second phase commenced in february this year.

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Robin Pope Safaris Introduce Their New Lodge, MkulumadziPosted on: Friday, July 15, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Today, Robin Pope Safaris open a luxury lodge called Mkulumadzi in the Majete Wildlife Reserve of Southern Malawi.

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Malawi Offers All in Adventure TravelPosted on: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi has developed tremendously over the past ten years and can now be titled as one of, if not the best, adventure capitals in Africa.

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Land and Lake Safaris Introduce Their New Trip - At a Reduced Price!Posted on: Friday, July 08, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Land and Lake safaris have just introduced a new reduced camping trip From Lilongwe to South Luangwa National Park in Zambia.

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Nkwichi Lodge Receives Praiseworthy RecognitionPosted on: Friday, July 08, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Nkwichi Lodge, on Lake Malawi, has recently featured as a cover story in the latest South Africa edition of the National Geographic Traveller Magazine

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Further Developments at Kayak AfricaPosted on: Wednesday, June 29, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

An update on developments at Kayak Africa.

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Sense Africa - A Holistic Holiday in Malawi, now reduced by £200!!!Posted on: Monday, June 27, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

This fantastic holiday can now be offered at a reduced price, with a reduction of £200! It takes place from 29th September - 11th October 2011.

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Malawi Tops The ListsPosted on: Friday, June 24, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi tops the lists once again this year, voted as the number one most beautiful lake in the world.

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The Launch of Malawi Wo YeePosted on: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

A group of determined young Malawians in the UK have come together to bring you the official launch of Malawi Wo Yee on the 16th of July 2011.

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Mount Mulanje Porters Race 2011Posted on: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The annual Mount Mulanje Porters Race enters into its fifteenth year.

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The Responsible Safari Company Introduce Their Community Project Day VisitsPosted on: Friday, June 10, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The Responsible Safari Company continues to work hard and creatively to ensure that the local community participate and benefit from the tourism industry.

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Nyassa Air Taxi Takes a Historic Flight to Likoma IslandPosted on: Tuesday, June 07, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Recently NAT embarked on a historic maiden flight to Likoma Island with a large group of tourists travelling to Nkwichi Lodge in Mozambique.

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Kenya Airways Launches Passenger Program to Cut Carbon EmissionsPosted on: Friday, June 03, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

They have just announced their new, 'Kenya Airways Carbon offsetting program.

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An Update from Mvuu LodgePosted on: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Some lovely developments at Mvuu Lodge in Liwonde National Park

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Updates from Kayak AfricaPosted on: Friday, May 27, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

It has been a very busy month for Kayak Africa; here is a round up of events.

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The Lake of Stars Music Festival is ON!Posted on: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Lake of Stars 2011 is definitely ON. The eighth edition of the award winning festival will take place at Sunbird Nkopola Lodge, Mangochi, September 30th to October 2nd on the palm-fringed shores of Lake Malawi.

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Ndomo House Is Finished!Posted on: Thursday, May 19, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Ndomo House is finished and looking stunning.

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Majete Wildlife Reserve is 'under construction' Posted on: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

If you visit Majete Wildlife Reserve now, you will witness lots of developments in progress.

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The New Nyika Safari with Robin Pope, himself!Posted on: Friday, May 13, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The Nyika safari is being led by Robin Pope, consisting of three nights at Nsefu Camp, four nights at Chelinda Lodge and three nights at Pumulani.

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Three new lion cubs are on their way to Mwabvi Posted on: Thursday, April 14, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The cubs named Sanka, Sya and Shiro are only two months old and should be on their way to Mwabvi shortly.

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Malawi, voted in the top ten as an emerging destination at the prestigious Wanderlust AwardsPosted on: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi has come in the top ten emerging destinations in this year's Wanderlust Awards

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An Update From Luwawa Forest LodgePosted on: Thursday, April 07, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The Lodge have just opened a new, completely self-contained, cottage.

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New Management at Makuzi Beach LodgePosted on: Friday, April 01, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Makuzi Beach is, as of 19 February, under the care of Lauren Davies and Richard Slater.

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An Update from MkulumadziPosted on: Friday, March 25, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

There are just four months to go until their opening date of Mkulmadzi and the to-do list is growing even larger. However, the planning for their guest experience is still top of the list.

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Malawi Has Been Named One of the Happiest and Friendliest Places to VisitPosted on: Friday, March 18, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi has appeared in two articles by the Lonely Planet, the only country to appear in both!

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Kayak Africa Are Proud to Introduce Their New Reed BungalowPosted on: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Kayak Africa replace their walk-in safari tent with a new reed bungalow.

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Developments at Ngala Beach LodgePosted on: Tuesday, March 08, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Ngala Beach Lodge has seen many developments in the new year, ranging from their website, to new electrical heating and even a new species of bird!

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The New 'Zambalawi' 13-Night PackagePosted on: Thursday, March 03, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Safari and beach holidays are becoming increasingly popular but the logistics of getting from remote game reserves to pristine beaches can be tiring, there is a refreshing alternative - the new 13-night 'Zambalawi' itinerary from Kamili.

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Special Offer at Nkwichi LodgePosted on: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Nkwichi Lodge are running a Green Season Special: Stay for 3 Nights and Pay for Just 2!

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Bua River Lodge Development ContinuesPosted on: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Opened just last year, Bua River Lodge in Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve has continued to make improvements. The lodge boasts lots of new amenities and a brand new design.

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The Long Awaited Ndomo House is Finished!Posted on: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The original plan of James and Suzie Lightoot was to open a two bedroomed beach shack, what actually opened was very different!

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Ulendo Safaris Introduce their New Hike on Mount MulanjePosted on: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Ulendo Safaris is offering an exclusive new package, combining Huntingdon Lodge and Mount Mulanja.

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Kaya Mawa Releases its New Flight OffersPosted on: Friday, February 04, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Now Kaya Mawa is more accessible than ever! Only just released is Kaya Mawa's special flight offers from Lilongwe.

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A Celebratory New Honeymoon Package at Robin Pope SafarisPosted on: Tuesday, February 01, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Robin Pope Safaris celebrate the opening of Mkulumadzi, with an exciting new honeymoon package

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The Makokola Retreat Have an Exciting New WebsitePosted on: Friday, January 28, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The Makokola Retreat have a new and improved website and we are invited to enjoy it with them.

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Malawi at the ShowsPosted on: Thursday, January 27, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Malawi will be at the shows over the next few weeks, starting Friday 28th Jan at Adventure Travel Live and continuing onto The Holiday & Travel Show.

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Malawian Style's New, Exciting Holiday PackagesPosted on: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Malawian Style is working very hard to create new exciting holiday packages, and they seem to be succeeding.

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Luwawa International Mountain Bike Race - 2011Posted on: Friday, January 21, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The Luwawa International Mountain Bike Race is taking place once again, for the eighth time

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Malawian Style's Success Stretches Further and Beyond!Posted on: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Malawian style has recently received much success and has extended it's trips in Malawi even further, offering a vast amount of new trips and packages to add more diversity and cater for different markets.

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The Mwabvi Lion Cubs move into their new home!Posted on: Friday, January 14, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

The lion cubs at Mwabvi Wildlife Reserve are one year old in January 2011. Their birthday present has been a new home!

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Wilderness Safaris' Children in the Wilderness CampsPosted on: Wednesday, January 12, 2011 / 00:00 hrs

Wilderness Safaris' Children in the Wilderness scheme support the children in the communities around their lodges. Week-long residential camps were run at Mvuu in December, to great success

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