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Go Green with African Travel, Inc.

DELRAY BEACH, FL, March 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- African Travel, Inc. invites guests to truly "go green" on a thrilling "South Africa Eco Paradise Safari Vacation" that focuses extensively on sustainable tourism efforts. This nine-day adventure showcases the breathtaking scenery and majestic wildlife of South Africa while supporting some of the region's most successful conservation initiatives, such as the Shamwari Game Reserve and Grootbos Private Nature Reserve.

Begin your journey in South Africa's "Mother City" of Cape Town, an unparalleled biodiversity hotspot home to a plethora of species unique to the area. Explore the sparkling beaches peppered along the Cape and savor the ultimate dining experience during a "Chef's table" lunch at The Flagship. Closer to culinary theatre than a simple meal, listen as Chef Duncan Doherty shares his passion for seafood as he serves locally and sustainably sourced dishes alongside his sense of humor and style.

Sample distinctive wines as you explore the region's glorious winelands before venturing to Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, renowned for its natural scenic beauty. This reserve prides itself on making an effective contribution to the Walker Bay region and its people, and your stay includes a guided Social Responsibility Tour where you will learn about the reserve's most innovative projects. Additional nature-based excursions include 4x4 flower safari drives, bird watching, cave tours, and beach visits - all accompanied by specialist guides such as botanists and nature conservationists.

Your adventure concludes with a three-night safari in the Shamwari Game Reserve. Stretching thousands of acres over a malaria-free landscape, this award-winning reserve is one of the largest private conservation initiatives in Southern Africa. During full days of game viewing activities, keep your eyes peeled for a multitude of different species including the coveted Big Five and kudu, zebra and wildebeest. Opportunities abound to visit the reserve's conservation projects as well, such as The Born Free Foundation, The Shamwari Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, and Ian Player Rhino Awareness Centre.

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that will help to keep our world green. By supporting sustainable tourism, you are truly making a difference - and that is something to be proud of. And if you are looking to add even more green to your life this year, consider "Exploring South Africa's Emerald Places" - this eight-day adventure travels through the heart of South Africa on a green Rovos Rail journey from Pretoria to Durban.

"South Africa Eco Paradise Safari Vacation" is a nine-day exploration of Cape Town, Grootbos Private Game Reserve, and Shamwari Game Reserve. Prices start from $5,325 per person.

"Exploring South Africa's Emerald Places" is an eight-day journey from Pretoria to Durban and Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Prices start from $5,995 per person.

For more information and to book this dream safari, contact your favorite Travel Professional,
call African Travel, Inc. at (800) 421-8907, or visit www.africantravelinc.com.
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About African Travel, Inc. - "We Know Africa"
African Travel, Inc. is a 38-year-old safari operator, with operations in Africa and the USA, offering customized safaris to Africa at all price points. The company's focus is solely on Africa: South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Ethiopia, Congo, Jordan, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius, Malawi, Seychelles and Egypt. We have dedicated, experienced teams in Africa, Safari Specialists in the USA, an extensive transportation fleet, numerous hotels, camps and lodges throughout The Travel Corporation's Africa-based associate companies. In addition to our brochure and website programs, African Travel can arrange customized safaris for groups.

POPULAR PROGRAMS: Southern Explorer, The Connoisseur's Collection, The Last Refuge, World's Greatest Show and Safari, Tantalizing Tanzania

TIP FOR ADVISORS: Before deciding on a safari to Africa be sure to consider all the choices available in destinations, accommodation and wildlife. Each choice will deliver a very different experience. Talk to African Travel's African specialists to make sure you make the right choice for you and your fellow travelers.

About USTOA

African Travel, Inc. shares the coverage available under the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program with affiliates of TravCorp USA, Inc. in accordance with the terms and conditions of the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program. In addition, TravCorp Financial Services Limited provides a guarantee of $20 million in respect of all customers traveling with African Travel, Inc.

About The TreadRight Foundation

Created as a joint initiative between The Travel Corporation's family of brands, the TreadRight Foundation is a not-for-profit working to ensure the environment and communities we visit remain vibrant for generations to come. To date, TreadRight has helped support more than 35 sustainable tourism projects worldwide. The foundation's guiding principle is to encourage sustainable tourism development through conservation, leadership and support for communities.

TreadRight's past project partners include WWF, Conservation International and The National Trust in the UK. Current initiatives include sponsoring the National Geographic Society's inaugural "World Legacy Awards," helping to combat wildlife crime with WildAid, and empowering individuals with the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise.

To learn more about our past and current work at TreadRight, please visit us at TreadRight.org.

CONTACT: Susan Chou Public Relations Coordinator E-mail: Susan.Chou(at)TravCorpUSA.com Twitter: @Susan_TravCorp Arnelle Kendall Vice President of Public Relations E-mail: Arnelle.Kendall(at)TravCorpUSA.com Twitter: @ArnelleKendall The Travel Corporation Public Relations Office 636 East Atlantic Avenue Suite 203 Delray Beach, FL 33483 Telephone: 561.330.0850

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