We are proud to announce that both Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro and Elewana Loisaba Tented Camp have been accepted into Virtuoso’s prestigious Sustainability and Adventure Communities.
Industry trends for 2020 show that with climate-change is dominating the headlines and the upcoming 50th anniversary of Earth Day shows that sustainability is top of mind. Travelers are increasingly interested in trips that mean something, and for the long-term, knowing that they are contributing to something sustainable. It is more important than ever for hotels to be environmentally friendly, support local communities and strive to support conservation initiatives, all in all making for a better world around us.
The origin of the name Elewana is the Swahili word meaning “harmony”, a concept that underpins our company philosophy and influences the way we deliver unforgettable safari experiences. We continually strive to leave as little impact as possible on our surrounding environment, while creating a positive impact on local communities through our Land and Life Foundation.
The Land & Life Foundation is Elewana’s commitment to responsible tourism, ensuring future generations can enjoy the wonders of Africa and safari adventure. Land & Life believes that the sustainability of East Africa’s wildlife and habitats depends on four key actions: securing land for conservation, protecting species and their environment, providing tangible benefits to the people who live alongside wildlife, and educating the next generation of conservationists.
Trends also show that “Carpe diem” travel is fuelling the desire to savour as many new destinations and exciting experiences as possible in more authentic ways. While travelers still want to journey in comfort, the new definition of luxury is personalized adventures shared with family and friends.
Elewana Collection offers a range of active and adventurous experiences for all ages, from bush walks across the open savannah or through the indigenous highland forests, horse riding and camel treks to get closer to nature surrounded by wildlife, Cultural visits to meet the local tribe and learn new customs and traditions, get involved in conservation initiatives and find out how cutting edge technology is tracking wildlife and reducing human-wildlife conflict. There is so much to do and see while on safari with The Elewana Collection and at the same time contribute to sustainable tourism.