General News - August 2013
Devils Pool re-opens - 7 August 2013
News from our Victoria Falls office
Swimming in Devil's Pool on Livingstone Island will be open from 16th August 2013.
Victoria Falls Canopy Tour
This is proving to be a very popular activity in the Victoria Falls area. The new activity opened on 1st June and already over 1000 guests have had a really fun time trying it out.
UNWTO Congress - increased traffic at border post
Due to the UNWTO Congress being held in Victoria Falls and Livingstone, between 20th and 30th August, there is increased traffic at all three border posts surrounding Victoria Falls. Delays are being experienced on transfers that cross the border posts.
News from our New York office
The October set departure photographic safari departing from New York is now full. Dates for next year will be available soon.
News from our English office
This week-end we'll be exhibiting at the Great British Bird Fair on Rutland Water. We are looking forward to catching up with many clients who come to the show every year.
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August, Rutland Waters, Egleton, Oakham.
This is the largest international bird watching event in the world - traditionally takes place on the week-end before the August bank holiday.
And to end off the entire Zambezi team would like to congratulate the Nairobi Airport for managing to get the airport sorted out so quickly after the huge fire that burnt down the arrivals and immigration hall. We are pleased to say that none of our clients lost more than a few hours on safari due to the efficiency of our team on the ground and the airport staff.
Major roadworks in the Livingstone area - 6 August 2013
For at least the next couple of months (all things being well and proceeding to plan ...), there will be major roadworks around the Livingstone area. Delays may be experienced on transfers between the airport and the local hotels/border post/activities, camps and lodges.
Transfer times will be adjusted accordingly to allow for potential delays.
The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), meets in Victoria Falls on the 24th to 29th August.
World Tourism Day is 27th September 2013