Among the Gorillas Wins Telly Award!

Congratualtions to Travelscope for winning a total of seven Telly Awards, including one for their episode with the gorillas, filmed at our Virunga Lodge! The Telly Awards are a US awards scheme that honours the very best television programs and commercials as well as the finest video and film productions and work created for the […]

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VS wins Conde Nast World Saver Award!

Volcanoes Safaris is delighted to announce that it has been selected as a winner of the 2013 World Saver Awards for small hotel chains, by Condé Nast Traveler for its extensive contributions to conservation and humanitarian initiatives. The annual awards, which have been running for 25 years, are among the most coveted in the travel industry, honouring visionary […]

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Nile One of the Seven Wonders

The strong start to the year for Uganda continues as it receives even more international recognition for it’s natural excellence, this time naming the Source of the Nile one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa! The announcement marks the culmination of the first half of the Seven Wonders of Africa Project, which was founded […]

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Gorilla Doctors Director Wins Award

The Maryland Zoo of Baltimore has honored Gorilla Doctors Director Dr. Mike Cranfield with the 2012 Michael D. Hankin Award for Conservation. Named for the former Chairman of the zoo’s Board of Trustees, it was created in 2005 to be awarded to individuals who continue the legacy of conservation, volunteerism and philanthropy. The inaugural award […]

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Uganda is Declared a Birding Hub!

Uganda has been declared one of the prime destinations for birdwatching in 2013, continuing the boost from the Lonely Planet 2012 award of Best Tourism Destination into a new year. Nature Uganda had teamed up with Birdlife International, a global conservation organisation focusing on the protection of birds and their habitats, to study the bird […]

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