Mara Gates Safaris At WTM Africa

Mara Gates Safaris had the honour of exhibiting at World Tourism Market (WTM) Africa in Cape Town, South Africa in April 2018. WTM exhibition is dedicated to the Travel Market in Africa. WTM Africa is the leading B2B exhibition for Africa’s leisure travel industry, bringing the world to Africa and…

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Dr. Bill Winston Africa Tour 2018

Mara Gates Safaris was honoured to be the travel company chosen to make hotel booking arrangements for Dr. Bill Winston at the prestigious Villa Rosa Kempinski, Nairobi. Dr Bill Winston is the senior pastor of Living Word Christian Center (L100+WCC) who is taking the Gospel of the Kingdom to Africa…

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Tourists Save Dying Lion from Poacher’s Snare

A group of tourists who were on safari in South Africa came across a disturbing scene when they stumbled upon a lion that was trapped in a snare that was most likely set up by poachers. Alarmed by the terrible condition the lion was in, they took to social media…

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#KENYALIVE – 2 World Firsts for Wildlife Lovers

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Kenya’s stunning wildlife is set to be showcased with two world firsts in a series of live web broadcasts using new state-of–the-art technology. #KenyaLive will enable people to witness the excitement of a night safari in the Mara – as well as Kenya’s coastal underwater treasures – as the action…

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Kenya Safaris: Increased December 2015 Bookings

Hotels at the coast region recorded 80 to 90 percent bookings during the Christmas period, raising hopes of tourism improvement especially in the region this year. Kenya Coast Tourism Association Chairman Mohamed Hersi says the increase in bookings during the holidays from less than 50 percent same period in 2014,…

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Kenya Voted As World’s Leading Safari Destination 2015

Kenya has been voted the world’s leading safari destination by the World Travel Awards (WTA) in 2015. This is the second time Kenya has received this prestigious global award. The last time Kenya won this award was back in 2013. Other nominees who were contending for this award were: South…

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2 Lions Die After Being Poisoned

2 lions have died after they ate poisoned cow meat in Masai Mara Game reserve. The family of lions, popularly known as the Marsh Pride, were the stars of the long-running and hugely popular BBC series called Big Cat Diary. They even have their own Facebook page, where the poisoning…

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Scared Lion Runs Up A Tree To Escape Buffallo Herd

Amazing photos taken by a tourist showed a big male lion running running up a tree to save its dear life from a herd of angry pursuing buffaloes in Masai Mara game reserve in Kenya. These astounding pictures were taken by an ex army official by the name of Charles…

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Kenya & Tanzania Enter Deal to Monitor Mara and Serengeti

Kenya and Tanzania have entered into an agreement where they will now jointly monitor any developments around the Maasai Mara Game Reserve and Serengeti National Parks. The terms of the agreement give each country the freedom to to question any development it feels will threaten water in the Mara area.…

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