Ethos African Snippets

Alison and Amanda recently visited all 4 Machaba Camps and Amanda documented their trip in this blog.

Another visitor to Verney's Camp in Zimbabwe was Fiona Thompson and she took this great video of the elephants at the waterhole in front of camp.

Congratulations to the whole Machaba Safaris team on Little Machaba Camp being voted Africas Best New Hotel at the star-studded Boutique Hotel Awards. Read more...

Amanda also visited Kenya recently and took her family on the Madaraka Express. She's written a blog about that too which you can read here.

Earlier this month, KLM/Air France/Kenya Airways and Serena Hotels hosted a group of 7 Irish Travel Agents on an educational trip to Kenya which also took the train from Mombasa to Nairobi. Read more...

All the above and much more is covered in the latest Serena News Highlights.

Royal Madikwe has had some amazing upgrades, new sand boma, new cocktail bar, room upgrades and this stunning new video.

She may be one of the fastest mammals on the planet but Patsy the cheetah preferred a slow walk to freedom. Read more...

In 2018 Thomas the Tank Engine underwent a major overhaul after 70+ years to embrace the modern world, global trends and a new and inclusive way of thinking. Now, The Blue Train is reinventing itself too with a makeover and a second, new observation car extension. Read more...

The latest MalaMala newsletter includes details on how to get a copy of the much awaited 2019 calendar and an update on the MalaMala re-imagination. Read more...