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Posts Tagged ‘Malawi tours’

The Malawi Connection: When Doing Good Does Good

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 19 September 2013

This is a classic feel-good tale featuring an especially unlikely cast of characters: an African travel company, a UK-based handmade-bag manufacturer, a doctor, a boatbuilder, a community-based organisation in Malawi and the people on the shores of Lake Malawi it supports, especially the kids of a primary school.

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Photo of the Week: Boat Building the Traditional Way in Malawi

  • Kate Webb (photo and text)
  • 17 August 2012

Local fishermen on the Lake Malawi use traditional methods to build wonderful wooden fishing boats that can last for over 25 years. One boat builder, Joseph, has also engaged in community development and environmental protection.

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The Inside Word… on Malawi

  • Kate Webb
  • 31 October 2011

With so many destinations in the WHL Group’s ever-expanding network, we have an incredible wealth of local travel information at our fingertips. Through the Inside Word, our local partners – all travel experts – share their top tips on what to do, what to eat, where to party and where to shop in their necks of the woods. This month, we hear from Kate Webb about local travel in Malawi from the inside.

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A Most Memorable Day: Community-based Tourism in Malawi

  • Will Turner
  • 18 April 2011

The Responsible Safari Company (RSC), a local tour operator in Malawi, collaborates with community-based initiatives to promote tourism as a beneficial source of income. The ‘win-win-win’ benefits are evident: Local groups enjoy a new way of making ends meet and forging meaningful bonds with discerning travellers; visitors gain unique insight into local communities by learning about their lives; and the RSC expands operations in line with sustainable and responsible tourism practices.

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Voluntourism Helps Locals in Malawi

  • Chimwemwe Siyabu and Kate Ward
  • 8 November 2010

As a developing country in Africa, Malawi faces a lot of challenges, especially when it comes to the development of its rural communities. One of many effective ways to tackle some of the challenges, though, is through volunteer assistance, channelled through the tourism industry. In support of this, The Responsible Safari Company, the whl.travel local connection in Malawi, has partnered with local community-development organisations to create an exciting range of voluntourism opportunities.

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Malawi Opens the Warm Heart of Africa to whl.travel

  • whl.travel
  • 22 July 2010

THIS ARTICLE IS AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH AND CHICHEWA. Malawi is one of Africa’s little known treasures. Surrounded by the much larger countries of Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia, Malawi is a narrow nation that runs north to south along the Great Rift Valley. It’s been called ‘the warm heart of Africa.’

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A Responsible Safari Company in Malawi Lives Up to its Name

  • Kate Ward and Natasha Robinson
  • 25 May 2010

Malawi-based The Responsible Safari Company (TRSC) just got even more responsible. A partnership with the United Nations Millennium Villages Project (MVP) in the country’s southern Zomba District has created a unique ecotourism program that lets visitors experience firsthand how the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDG) are being implemented.

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The People Behind Responsible Travel in Malawi

  • WHL Group
  • 25 May 2010

Every month, we delve into the travel experiences of people in the extended WHL Group network. This month we talk to Kate Ward and Chimwemwe Siyabu, both of whom work for The Responsible Safari Company, the whl.travel local connection, based in Blantyre, Malawi.

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