Month: August 2012

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Rwenzori Visitor Centre Opens

The new Rwenzori Mountains National Park visitor centre, one of the last projects of the Sustainable Tourism in the Albertine Rift program (STAR), is open for business! The STAR program is funded by USAID and has handed the centre over to the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). The new centre will offer visitors to the park […]

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GRASP seeks ideas from bloggers

GRASP (Great Apes Survival Partnership) has launched a blog competition asking the general public ‘How Can Technology Save the Great Apes?’ The winner will be awarded an all-expenses paid trip to Paris to attend the 2nd GRASP Council at the beginning of November 2012. Blog posts eligible for entry are limited to less than 500 words and […]

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Kyambura Gorge a World Saver Finalist!

Conde Nast Traveler magazine has nominated Volcanoes Safaris Kyambura Gorge Lodge as a Finalist in its prestigious World Saver awards! The World Savers Awards have run since 2007 and recognise travel organisations from all over the world that are ‘powerful forces of positive change within their industries’. They have a number of criteria upon which […]

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Virunga Certificate of Excellence!

It’s a week of award-winning celebrations for Volcanoes Safaris as our second award rolls in! Virunga Lodge has been awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence 2012! The Certificate of Excellence honours only those properties that consistently earn top ratings from guests and are “the most exceptional performers in TripAdvisor’s global business community”. it is a tremendous […]

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Volcanoes supports Imbabazi Orphanage

Volcanoes Safaris is supporting Imbabazi Orphanage as it celebrates what would have been Roz Carr’s 100th birthday on the 28th August 2012. To celebrate, the Imbabazi Foundation is holding a benefit event which will include a raffle for some fantastic prizes, including a two-night stay at Volcanoes Safaris’ Kyambura Gorge Lodge. Tickets for the raffle can be […]

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