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Travel + Leisure Names African Travel, Inc. One of "World's Best Safari Outfitters"

DELRAY BEACH, FL, July 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- African Travel, Inc. is pleased to announce its recognition as a top Safari Outfitter in Travel + Leisure's coveted 2015 World's Best Awards. African Travel, Inc. was ranked #3 on the list of World's Best Safari Outfitters following Travel + Leisure's annual readers' poll, which was conducted from December 2014 to March 2015.

"We are thrilled to debut as #3 on this highly esteemed list," said Lucille Sive, CEO of The Travel Corporation's Africa Division. "It is a privilege to be recognized by the discerning readers of Travel + Leisure, and this recognition is a true testament to the skill and dedication of our staff as well as the loyal support of our incredible guests."

Travel + Leisure readers were asked to define excellence in travel by rating their experiences with Safari Outfitters based on the following criteria: itineraries and destinations, activities, accommodations, staff and guides, food, and value with optional categories for families, conservation and philanthropy. The 2015 World's Best Awards lists, as well as survey methodology, are featured on www.TravelandLeisure.com and winners will appear in the August 2015 publication.

For more information and to book the safari of your dreams, contact your favorite Travel Professional, call African Travel, Inc. at (800) 421-8907, or visit www.africantravelinc.com. CST 2071444-20


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About African Travel, Inc. - "We Know Africa"
African Travel, Inc. is a 39-year-old safari operator, with operations in Africa and the USA, offering customized and locally-hosted safaris to Africa at all price points. The company's focus is solely on planning and operating safaris in Africa. 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. Refer to www.AfricanTravelInc.com for a wide variety of ideas and safaris.

About USTOA
African Travel, Inc. shares the coverage available under the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program with affiliates of TravCorp USA, Inc. In addition, TravCorp Financial Services Limited provides a guarantee of $20 Million.

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

Source:African Travel, Inc.