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African Travel, Inc. Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Brochure Launch

DELRAY BEACH, FL, Sept. 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- African Travel, Inc. is proud to celebrate four decades of intimately connecting North American travelers with the exotic majesty of Africa's unknown. The company's legacy of excellence is evident from its continued industry recognition, including the #3 Top Safari Outfitter in Travel + Leisure's coveted 2015 World's Best Awards. African Travel also boasts impressive numbers of return customers and an innovative collection of customizable safaris that are updated each year with the release of its annual brochure.

"Africa is not one country and it is certainly not one story - the continent has something for everyone and at any price point," said Sherwin Banda, president of African Travel. "It is a unique destination, and my hope is that everybody gets to experience Africa at least once. We are committed to offering a range of safaris that enable guests to take the safari of their dreams; and once you are there, this life-changing experience will never, ever leave you."

African Travel's new brochure features a well-rounded collection of "Popular Journeys," which encompass past guests' favorite sojourns; "Extraordinary Experiences," which are ideal for those who prefer more remote safari experiences; and a variety of "Added+Adventures" that put the finishing touches on any dream vacation with highlights such as an island retreat in the Seychelles or an adventure into the misty land of Victoria Falls.

"Africa is an enticing destination, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for some and a repeat trip for others," said Banda. "People today want to travel differently, and we excel at providing a range of itineraries to satisfy every guest."

The brochure also features four exciting 2016 "Safari Vacation Packages" designed to accommodate every budget and bucket list. Guests choose set departure dates and benefit from group travel savings while enjoying intimate journeys of two to 12 people and accommodations of the finest caliber. Itineraries range from seven to nine nights, and most can be enhanced with additional excursions and all can be extended for an independent stay. Prices for these itineraries start at $4,240 per person, and many packages include international airfare.

In an effort to prioritize the importance of conservation and sustainable tourism, African Travel offers all guests the opportunity to volunteer for long-lasting initiatives on every type of journey. African Travel also encourages the sustainable development of tourism by partnering with the TreadRight Foundation and supporting projects that benefit the environment, heritage and community of Africa. Other partners include the Amy Biehl Foundation, which contributes to community building programs in Cape Town, and WildAid, whose mission is to end the illegal wildlife trade by shutting down global consumption of wildlife products.

To request a copy of the 2016 brochure or download online, visit africantravelinc.com/utilities/order-brochure/.

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 40-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

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