The Safari Co. identifies small to medium sized tourism businesses that offer travelers the opportunity to experience unique African places, activities and people. Some of the aspects taken into consideration when adding a property under the Touch the Land banner is as follows:
Many of these business are community owned and operated.
2. Tourism businesses that benefit communities through partnerships, training and employment opportunities.
3. Some businesses are situated in communal areas, benefiting the surrounding communities directly.
4. There is a strong sense of an authentic taste of Africa's rich and varied history and culture.
The Safari Co. then promotes these businesses through our extensive marketing network where they will reach potential customers to plan their holiday arrangements. Tourism plays a major role in job creation and makes a real difference in the lives of many communities throughout Africa.
The best of all, when you use The Safari Co. website to plan your African safari you are making a real difference in the lives of the people in Africa! If that makes you feel good, that's exactly what it's suppose to do. It's great to do this together.
We offer African travel businesses the opportunity to feature on The Safari Co. for a nominal fee (see why it makes sense to promote your business here). Part of this revenue contributes towards the well-being of communities across Africa, as we donate a portion of our revenue each year to Touch the Land. This is only the beginning as we aim to increase our impact every year.
The Safari Co. is a professional, commercial business who's owners have been actively involved in the African tourism industry for more than a decade. We use our commercial success as a social enterprise that finds it's roots deep in the African soil. We are committed to see whole communities taken out of poverty and together with these communities, we want to break the cycle of poverty through lending a helping hand in creating healthy, income generating, responsible communities that will sustain growth and commitment towards a better life.