DENVER, CO – February 6, 2017 –According to The Knot, one of the top multiplatform wedding resources on the Internet, demand for ‘YOLO’ honeymoons is trending up. The experts at Africa Adventure Consultants specialize in customized, exotic and luxurious romantic safaris across the African continent that nestle comfortably into the ‘YOLO’ category.
“Romantic travel is most often centered on milestone events such as anniversaries or honeymoons, and this year we are seeing demand for longer, no-holds-barred trips. People might not be able to get away for the Valentine’s Day holiday, but they are marking the day with a promise for future romantic travel, and an African safari is the ultimate experiential romantic trip!” said AAC President Kent Redding. “By booking their trips early, romantic travelers can ensure that they are able to hit every highlight on a trip, or add some beach time to the end of an epic safari.”
DENVER, CO – January 12, 2017 – Africa Adventure Consultants (AAC) has joined the Africa Wildlife Foundation’s Big 5 Society with a donation of $5,000. The African Wildlife Foundation, together with the people of Africa, work to ensure the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever.
“African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is extremely grateful for the support provided by Africa Adventure Consultants (AAC), said Craig Sholley, Senior Vice President, AWF. “AWF believes that it is critically important for safari operators like AAC to play an active role in conservation. By partnering with AWF and its record of 55 years of successful African conservation impact, AAC is helping to protect the wildlife asset on which their respected company is based.”
DENVER, CO – July 8, 2016 –Travel + Leisure has named custom safari specialist Africa Adventure Consultants as one of the Top 10 safari outfitters in the world for 2016.
“We are extremely excited by this honor and would like to thank our many past clients for voting for us,” said Kent Redding, president of Africa Adventure Consultants. “We strive to make our customized African safaris special for each of our guests and we are excited that word has gotten out.”
When it comes to high-end safari planners, insider knowledge and impeccable organizing skills are standard. What separates the great outfitters from the very best is the ability to listen to clients and then create a trip that aligns with their personal desires and exceeds their expectations.
DENVER, CO – May 03, 2016 – Africa Adventure Consultants (AAC) Founder and President Kent Redding says the company is seeing a substantial increase in tourism to Africa that includes a focus on conservation projects that protect wildlife and wild lands in Africa.
“We have seen a significant increase in demand for conservation-focused safaris in the past couple of years,” said Redding. “We have also had more clients recently who have wanted to add visits to conservation projects and offices to their safari itineraries.
This is the second consecutive year Redding has been named to the A-List, and he is one of only 23 Africa specialists to be included. According to Travel + Leisure, its fourteenth annual A-List showcases the best specialists in the business—the people who have firsthand knowledge of destinations on the rise, can get you into sold-out hotels, and provide the best insider travel tips.
Travel + Leisure editors evaluated hundreds of travel advisors and picked their favorites for the 14th annual A-List of Top Travel Specialists. The exclusive list is organized by area of expertise and provides details including their specialties, years as an agent, and contact information. The agents will be featured in the September issue of Travel + Leisure, available on newsstands and online HERE .
Author Striling Kelso checked in with AAC president Kent Redding for advice on when to visit Kenya. May is the tail end of the green season, and is one of the best and most affordable months to take a safari. While the dry landscapes of high season make it easier to spot big game, visitors arriving in May will instead enjoy wildflowers and lush scenery. Even better, it’s birthing season, so you’ll see baby animals.
Epicure & Culture recognized the “Top 12 Fitness And Food Vacations For 2015.” Naming AAC’s Namibia Ultimate Group Safari. Between days filled with activities such as hiking, kayaking and climbing the world’s highest free-standing sand dunes, and evenings spent feasting on Namibia’s legendary braaied (barbecued) meats paired with South African wines, travelers will stay fit while adventuring through one of the world’s most interesting and least densely populated countries.
AAC’s 23-day Africa by Private Jet Itinerary named one of the Best Private-Jet Itineraries of 2015. This adventure covers an amazing number of highlights on the African continent, and does so in style. Whether you’ve always wanted to snorkel in the Seychelles, see the Great Wildebeest Migration, trek volcanoes to visit mountain gorillas, or witness the majesty of the Victoria Falls, our ‘Africa By Private Jet’ will let you experience each of these wonders, and more!
– Africa Adventure Consultants announced a donation matching campaign today aimed at helping contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Donations to support Doctors Without Borders’ work in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea made at, http://events.doctorswithoutborders.org/campaign/AAC, will be matched up to $1,000 by the company.
Whatever you do, don’t get out of the truck. At least, that’s what they tell you. Yet here I am, lying flat on my back on the ground, hundreds of yards from the safety of the Range Rover;; in the middle of Botswana’s Kalahari Desert, world renowned for its big-game viewing.
Our Family Travel Network readers’ survey showed that families want to create vacation memories, introduce children to different cultures and connect with nature. Safaris offer families numerous chances for people-to-people connections and experiencing new things together – and the wildlife viewing is second to none.
This year, many parents and grandparents are seeking out wildlife-rich destinations for their next family vacation. An Africa safari is the ultimate adventure for nature loving families, but planning such a trip can be daunting and expectations are high.