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Category Archives: Africa & Middle East

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  • Top Day Trip Excursions Around The Globe

    Sometimes the best experiences and opportunities for adventure exist just beyond a destination, making for the perfect day trip.... Read More
  • The Most Instagram-Worthy Places Around the World

    If you’re looking for destinations and activities that deliver “wow” pictorial moments, look no further than the opportunities presented... Read More
  • 6 Unique Wildlife Adventures by the JG Black Book Collection

    From the thrill of tracking pumas to the reward of bottle-feeding baby elephants, seeing the local wildlife up close and in... Read More
  • 9 Local Dishes Served by the JG Black Book Collection

    Tasting the local food is one of the most exciting experiences one could have while visiting a foreign place!... Read More
  • An Award Winning Wine List at Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa

    Well done to the Sommelier team at Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa! It gives us great pleasure to announce... Read More
  • Introducing the “Great Herds of Africa” from Micato Safaris

    Imagine your family looking up from their smartphones (as hard as that is to envision) when the sound of... Read More
  • Celebrate the Rose Harvest in Oman at The Chedi Muscat

    Guests at The Chedi Muscat are able to celebrate the rose harvest in Oman with a range of rose... Read More
  • Volcanoes Safaris’ Bwindi Bar Supports the Local Community

    ​In 2015, the Volcanoes Safaris Partnership Trust (VSPT) opened the Bwindi Bar, located near the Volcanoes Safaris Bwindi Lodge on... Read More
  • The JGBB Clients That Won Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards

    The results are in, and our clients are winners of the World’s Best Awards! The renowned travel awards program... Read More
  • Top 3 Attractions Only Locals Would Know About

    When planning travel to a new destination, trust the locals to show you the sights and attractions that aren’t... Read More
  • Take Advantage of These #1 Property Amenities

    Today, properties around the globe are offering their guests a wide-range of exclusive and one-of-a-kind amenities. The abundance of these unique services... Read More
  • New Partner Announcement: The Elewana Collection

    If exploring East Africa’s wilderness and natural beauty is on your bucket list, look no further than JG Black... Read More
  • Namaste to These 4 Wellness Sanctuaries

    In today’s urban cities, our daily lives are swamped with endless paperwork, digital distractions, and volatile levels of stress... Read More
  • Explore Micato’s Botswana: A Wild, Untouched & Natural Wonderland

    There are many reasons to visit Botswana, but among the more prominent, not-so-secret ones is the Okavango Delta. Many... Read More
  • Our Clients Have Been Nominated for the Conde Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards 2017!

    We are extremely happy and proud to announce that many of our clients have been nominated for the Conde... Read More
  • 3 Unique Honeymoon Experiences Around the World

    One of the best parts of a wedding is the exciting honeymoon that comes after! Depending on your style,... Read More
  • Wow! Wine, Wash and Wi-Fi Among New Micato Inclusions

    Travel+Leisure has said that the Pinto family treats Micato guests like “well-loved, out-of-town relatives,” and one way the safari... Read More
  • The View From the Top is Great: Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club

    Our own Cathy Courtney shares another story from her trip to Africa this spring. A truly unforgettable experience, the... Read More
  • Our Favorites at Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya

    Our own Cathy Courtney continues to share tales from her trip to accompany the leaders of JG Black Book’s... Read More
  • Singita Safari: Lions, Leopards, Elephants, oh my!

    In part 2 of her ode of love to Singita Grumeti, our own Cathy Courtney shares her game viewing experiences... Read More
  • Close Encounters of the Giraffe Kind: a visit to Nairobi’s Giraffe Centre

    Our own Cathy Courtney waxes lyrical when recounting the Travel Agent Leadership Council’s visit to the Giraffe Centre courtesy... Read More
  • Photo Friday: JG’s Winter Bucket List

    It might be a little premature but we’ve got to get to planning and securing those flights! At JG... Read More
  • September Newsletter Recap: Celebration Travel

    It’s been a momentous and memorable year hasn’t it!? From weddings, and graduations, and family reunions and babies! There’s... Read More
  • Life’s a Beach: Top 5 Best Beach Spots Around the World

    Let’s face it, we don’t want the summer to end. It means that the season of bathing suits, sunglasses and... Read More
  • Photo Friday: New Partner Showcase

    Summer seems to be getting better and better and here at JG Black Book, we are beyond thrilled to... Read More