Thanda Safari - Luxury Private Game Reserve - Hluhluwe, KwaZulu Natal, 3915, South Africa

Thanda News 2013

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!


24 December 2013 - Dear Thanda Family, as we all contemplate Christmas for some - and a well-deserved holiday break for others, the Thanda Team would like to take this opportunity of wishing all our guests and partners the very best for Christmas, and may 2014 be a wonderful year for you and your families and businesses! Please travel safely and savor the special moments of being with loved ones over the festive season. Thank you for your continued support! We look forward to celebrating ten years of existence in 2014 with you!! The Thanda Team

Tribute to a Legend

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6 December 2013 - It is with sincere appreciation that the Olofsson family and Thanda remember one of the World's Greatest Leaders of our time; a man who sacrificed everything for his beliefs and paid the price for all South Africans and many others around the world. We extend our condolences to the Mandela family and remember on this sad day the passing of a true Legend who did indeed make a difference in the lives of millions. Thank you, Madiba!

Thanda Wins World Travel Award for the 5th Time

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30 November 2013 - Thanda Private Game Reserve is thrilled to have once again been recognised as the World's Leading Luxury Lodge at the World Travel Awards Grand Final Ceremony. The prestigious event took place on the evening of the 30th November in Doha, Qatar, where Sphamandla Shabalala, Manager of Thanda Safari Lodge was presented with the award before an invited audience of the industry's leading luminaries and the international media.
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Thanda Wins World Travel Award for Africa's Leading Lodge

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17 October 2013 - Winning both South Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge and Africa's Leading Luxury Lodge categories at the 2013 Africa ceremony of the World Travel Awards, Thanda has once again been distinguished for its exceptional accommodation offering, superb guest service and warm Zulu welcome, which is testament to the valuable contribution everyone at Thanda has made to ensure our guests enjoy an exceptional stay with us.
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Thanda Addresses Health & Conservation Challenges

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28 June 2013 - At the end of May, Thanda hosted 18 delegates from around the world for a UNAIDS dialogue focused on the future of AIDS governance, which represents a challenging issue. Thanda Foundation Trust sponsored the Dialogue as the theme was in line with it's work – to focus attention on the socio-economic needs of developing communities in the region, most importantly with regard to HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention.
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