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Photo Competition Winners: Lions, Lions Everywhere!

Paul Campbell - February 17, 2014

Many thanks to everyone who entered our most recent Photo Competition. It is always lovely to see some of the fantastic pictures that our clients take on the holidays they book with us, and it is also always very difficult to pick the winning photos. We have just  just announced the winners of  the competition […] Read More

Travel Butlers Reports Boom in South Africa Holiday Sales

Paul Campbell - February 6, 2014

The current strength of the pound against the South African Rand has helped drive record sales of holidays to South Africa in January 2014, with many people also taking advantage of the exchange rates and special offers to book more expensive hotels than they night otherwise treat themselves to. It is probably easier to see […] Read More

Travel Butlers’ Top 5 Travel Destinations For 2014

Paul Campbell - December 31, 2013

Every nook and cranny of Africa is packed with magic, from coast to coast and corner to corner. It’s totally timeless and full of eye-opening, heart-warming surprises at every turn. On safari in Africa, you’ll be a tiny presence in a land that’s larger than life, dwarfed by vast plains, mist-shrouded mountains, thundering falls and […] Read More

Today I will mostly be a giraffe

Tracey Campbell - October 29, 2013

Yesterday I became a giraffe. Only for three days, admittedly, but a giraffe nevertheless. No, I am not currently sitting alone wrapped in a cosy white jacket and bouncing happily off the walls of my padded room whilst singing ‘She’ll be coming round the mountain’.  I am instead referring to the latest craze/fad to have […] Read More

Travel Butlers Win Best Tour Operator At SATOA Awards

Paul Campbell - September 20, 2013

Travel Butlers were delighted to win Best Tour Operator at the 2013 SATOA Travel Awards. Speaking after last night’s ceremony in central London, Paul Campbell of Travel Butlers said: “This is a really special award for us as it is voted for by the people who matter most to our business:our clients and our friends […] Read More

Vote For Travel Butlers in the SATOA Travel Awards

Paul Campbell - August 22, 2013

We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated for this years SATOA Travel Awards in the Tour Operator category. SATOA are the industry body that promotes travel to Africa and the Indian Ocean, and they are running this award in recognition of companies who provide outstanding products and services to their clients. We […] Read More

TripAdvisor – Friend or Foe?

Tracey Campbell - July 2, 2013

Travel Butlers are a fairly regular contributor to Trip Advisor, and a Senior Contributor too with regards to reviews submitted and forum contributions. In every post that we submit, we will always try to answer the question fairly and avoid putting too much personal spin on our comments or thoughts, as we really do think […] Read More

The Top Rated Safari Lodges 2013

Paul Campbell - March 1, 2013

It is the Awards season in the music and film industries again, so we thought that this would be a good time to have another look at the ratings that our guests have given to the various places they have stayed at over the past year or so and see who comes top of guest […] Read More

A Mothers Love and Devotion

Tracey Campbell - October 2, 2012

A few years ago, I was on safari in Sabi Sands, staying at Savanna Private Game Reserve. On the way back to the lodge one early evening, we saw a herd of about 40 buffalo, with several young.  2 minutes later, we caught sight of the pride of lions, sitting up in the long grass, with […] Read More

And the SATOA Best Tour Operator Award 2012 goes to …

Tracey Campbell - September 13, 2012

We found out a few weeks ago that Travel Butlers had been nominated for the SATOA ‘Best Tour Operator ‘award.  SATOA are the industry body that promote travel to Africa and the  Indian Ocean, and this award was being run this year in recognition of companies who provide outstanding products and services to their clients. […] Read More