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Botswana Consumer News for July 2010
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Latest Travel Offers

Affordable "The Spirits of the Delta" Safari with Okavango Expeditions
Okavango Expeditions is offering "The Spirits of the Delta" safari for those visitors looking for an affordable and amazing Okavango experience. This adventure includes cruising along through crystal clear waterways while admiring some of the most breathtaking scenery in the Okavango Delta. Add the scenic helicopter ride option to soar over the Delta, taking in the awe-inspiring view from above. This affordable safari is available as either a self-catering or fully-accommodated adventure. For more information contact okavango4x4@gmail.com or visit www.okavangoexpeditions.com

Once-in-a-Lifetime Wildlife Experience with Orient-Express in November 2010
Capture your wildlife experience forever in beautiful Botswana with Orient-Express. Khwai River Lodge, Savute Elephant Camp, and Eagle Island Camp are offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for eight fortunate guests to have an adventure with highly acclaimed wildlife and nature photographer Heinrich van dan Berg. Enjoy the opportunity to learn how to keep your wildlife experience alive forever using Heinrich's fresh, evocative, and boundary-breaking photographic techniques. Taking place over 6 days in November 2010, the safari will explore the Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve, Khwai River Conservancy, and the Chobe National Park. Finish off the tour with a pure-adrenalin photography experience, hanging out of a helicopter while taking pictures! For more information, contact gpalmer@westcliff.co.za or visit www.orient-express-safaris.co.za

2 for 1 Travel on South African Airways for American Express Cardholders
If you are an American Express cardholder and are planning a vacation in Botswana, now is the time to pull out your credit card and book that flight. From now through September 8, American Express is offering a 2 for 1 travel offer for two people traveling together between Washington, DC or New York City and Johannesburg, South Africa on South African Airways. Go to: http://www.flysaaspecials.com/featured-partners/2-for-1-american-express-offer/ for travel offer details.

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Spotlight On... Botswana Supplier Partners

Botswana Supplier Updates

Safari Adventure Company Announces New Camp Opening in August
Safari Adventure Company is thrilled to announce its entry into Botswana's world-renowned Okavango Delta with the development of Banoka Bush Camp. The Okavango Delta is the cornerstone of every safari to Botswana with its waterways, floodplains, islands, and woodlands offering access to staggering wilderness areas. Banoka Bush Camp will be located in the Khwai Concession, a prime game viewing area on the southern floodplain. Comprised of 10 tented units, this 24 bed camp is scheduled to open in September 2010.

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For more information, contact: info@safariadventurecompany.com or visit http://www.safariadventurecompany.com/index.html

Adansonia Hotel Opens in Francistown
Francistown, one of the oldest towns in Botswana, welcomes the Adansonia Hotel. The three star hotel has 73 elegantly furnished rooms and many more amenities, including complimentary internet, eight conference rooms, vast gardens, restaurant and bar, and a relaxing swimming pool. Currently, 58 timber chalets are under construction and the Adansonia will soon be able to cater to guests in 131 rooms.

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For more information contact reservation@adansoniahotel.com or visit www.adansoniahotel.com

Renovations at Limpopo Valley Horse Safaris
Limpopo Valley Horse Safaris has recently renovated their base Camp, Two Mashatus, by adding in a borehole, providing guests with running water and lovely showers. Additionally, a new reception area has been built at the stables that includes showers, bathrooms, and a dining area offering a more convenient stay for visitors.

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For more information, contact info@lvhsafaris.co.za or visit www.lvhsafaris.co.za

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a Botswana in the News

Botswana has been in the press recently... read a selection of articles below on a wide range of conservation, sustainable tourism and travel topics.

Hanging On - New Initiative Launched by the Joubert's May Offer the Best Chance to Save Big Cats - Town & Country - July, 2010

Britain's Royal Brothers Spook Snake - June 15, 2010

Royal British Brothers Start Southern Africa Tour - June 14, 2010

Botswana Tourism Board Winner of WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Destination Stewardship Award 2010, World Travel & Tourism Council (www.wttc.org), May 27, 2010

African Horse Safari, a multi article series about a Botswana equestrian safari, http://www.equisearch.com, June 2010

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We hope you enjoyed reading the latest news from Botswana Tourism. For more information on Botswana travel and to help you plan your trip, contact your travel advisor, a North American Tour Operator specializing in Botswana travel, or visit http://www.botswanatourism.us.

Tsamaya Sentle (meaning "go well" in Setswana),

Botswana Tourism - USA Office


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