Here's looking at you

19 November 2015

2015: It has been a tough year, but better than we expected and we are delighted to see a great increase in business for 2016. THANK YOU for your continued support.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • #WHERESCLASSICS - we had fun with our hashtag created purely for all our travels! We've been to 5 of the 7 continents visiting large cities, tiny villages and everything in-between.
  • EDUCATIONALS - we've had hosted trips to Zambia and Kenya, and I've taken Lara on an extended trip through East Africa, she has visited Zambia with Ilse, and been to see some of our South African product. Katie is hosting a group in Tanzania right now!
  • AWARDS - our portfolio has been raking it in! Here are some of the recent accolades:
    • National Geographic Traveler World Legacy Awards - The Bushcamp Company has just been announced a finalist in Engaging Communities. Well deserved! Winners will be announced at ITB Berlin 2016.
    • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards - Top 25 Hotels in Africa (Gibb's Farm, Giraffe Manor & Le Quartier Français)
    • The Safari Awards - most romantic safari property in Africa (Chem Chem Lodge), best value safari property in Africa (Old Mondoro) and various country awards - (our portfolio is winners of best guiding team, best ecologically responsible, best community-focused, best cuisine, best family safari, best location, best marine safari experience, best design, best value and, of course, best new safari property).
    • Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards - The Tasting Room at LQF voted #3.
    • Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Awards - Delaire Graff Estate is the 2016 global winner for art & culture and regional winner for wine tourism restaurants. Boschendal is the regional winner for accommodation.
  • DOCUMENTARY - we've created the 2020 AND BEYOND video that sparked conversation and the generation of new ideas.
SNEAK PREVIEW OF 2016
We are planning exciting things! Next year will see us ditch the shotgun approach and take up a sniper position. Don't shoot us for it.

Now that you have read all the way down to here, you clearly don't have enough to do. CLICK HERE to contact us for last minute availability - and send your guests!

Happy selling!
Suzanne

Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge

This founding lodge features a classic-contemporary style of simple elegance that embraces the lodge's splendid setting high up on a steep bank overlooking the Great Fish River. The colour scheme comprises a calm and natural palette of earthy tones, from khaki browns to charcoal greys. Pewter and glass add an effortless yet understated glamour to the furnishings; artefacts such as ostrich eggshells, hides and horns create subtle points of interest and relevance to the lodge's surrounds, whilst natural linens and plenty of texture preserve its simple but sophisticated atmosphere. Stone walls, thatch roofs and long wooden walkways bring natural materials into the interiors, blurring the distinction between inside and outside. The nine..

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