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  • Earth Day 2019: Eco-Friendly Offerings with JG Black Book

    Earth Day 2019 is all about protecting species and their habitats around the world. If we don’t take action now, the accelerating rate of extinction and the consequences of... Learn More
  • Best Kept Secrets: Unique Cultural Experiences Around the World

    Travel gives us the opportunity to fully immerse ourselves in cultures different than our own. It gives us the chance to open our eyes and our minds to the... Learn More
  • Take A Bite Out Of This: Top Culinary Experiences with JG Black Book

    Foodies rejoice! We have brand new, mouthwatering dishes from the JG Black Book Collection, and trust us when we say you’re going to want to take a bite out... Learn More
  • Micato Safaris 24-Hour Concierge Team

    For a wonder-working concierge team, look no further than Micato Safaris. Their concierge team is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and are poised to meet... Learn More
  • Spotted: Exotic Wildlife Around the Globe with JG Black Book

    There are few experiences that compare to witnessing wild animals in their natural habitat. Up-close encounters like observing a group of lion cubs on a game drive through Africa... Learn More
  • A Private Safari Is Within Reach For Your Clients

    Imagine a private safari with a Micato Safaris safari director, driver-guide, and safari vehicle reserved exclusively for your clients… This bespoke experience is called the Micato Private Classic Safari and... Learn More
  • Top 8 Kid-Friendly Activities Around the Globe

    Give your children the gift of travel with a little help from our JG Black Book Collection Members. Whether they’re learning how to track wild animals on an African... Learn More
  • Romantic Amenities & Accommodations Around the Globe

    Love is in the air! For couples looking to add romance to their travel itinerary, our JG Black Book Collection Members have you covered. Stay in the magnificent Virunga... Learn More
  • Explore a Wild, Untouched Natural Wonderland with Micato Safaris

    Why visit Botswana? The reasons are endless but among the most prominent and not-so-secret reasons is the Okavango Delta. “The Okavango Delta has been praised for years for the... Learn More
  • Make 2019 the World’s Best Year with the “World’s Best Safari” from Micato

    Micato Safaris has long been a fan of Travel+Leisure’s annual World’s Best polls – in part because the company has earned the #1 spot for “Best Safari Outfitter,” a... Learn More
  • 9 Best Hotel Dinner Dishes Around the World

    What’s a better way to become acquainted with an exotic destination than by indulging in the local cuisine and flavors? When you travel to the hotels in the JG... Learn More
  • The Gift that Keeps on Giving: A Safari

    More than 30 years ago, Micato Safaris established its award-winning nonprofit arm, Micato-AmericaShare, which has made a significant difference in the lives of impoverished African families by sending thousands... Learn More
  • The Top 10 Fitness and Wellness Activities Around the World

    Looking for ways to stay active during your global travels? How does snowshoeing through Finland’s Arctic wilderness in search of the Northern lights sound? Or maybe you’d prefer to... Learn More
  • Hot off the Press: Micato Safaris’ New Brochure

    Micato Safaris’ new brochure is hot off the press! And as always, the pages strive to inspire anyone who longs to go on an African safari. Seemingly more of a... Learn More
  • Plan Ahead for Summer 2019 with Micato Safaris

    If you’ve ever asked your family the question, “What do we do next summer?,” Micato Safaris has the answer. They’ve come up with a list of four adventurous options that you and... Learn More
  • Find Your Zen: Yoga & Wellness Programs with the JG Black Book Collection

    How does taking a soul-cation on a tropical island surrounded by the Indian Ocean sound? Or how about indulging in luxurious aromatherapy spa treatments that help to nourish the... Learn More
  • Luxury Lodging and Luscious Libations on Micato Safaris Wilderness and Winelands Safari

    South Africa is a land of contrasts, especially when it comes to the land itself! Its lush game reserves could fill an entire itinerary, or visitors could easily spend... Learn More
  • How the JG Black Book Collection Gives Back to the Local Community

    From building a school for over 400 students in Mozambique to restoring the natural habitats for wildlife, we are deeply proud that so many members of the JG Black... Learn More
  • Top 5 Family-Friendly Activities with JG Black Book

    What could be more perfect than experiencing the world with your whole family in tow? Our Collection Members make kid-friendly amenities so much more accessible and ensure lifelong family... Learn More
  • Africa During a December School Break? Believe It.

    Micato Safaris designs journeys to Africa with winter break in mind. In fact, two of its most popular safaris have had school break friendly December departures for years. For the perpetually... Learn More
  • Unwind with the Best Cups of Coffee Around the World

    It doesn’t matter if you’re at work or on vacation – nothing hits the spot like a good cup of joe. For all of our fellow coffee enthusiasts, we... Learn More
  • Travel + Leisure World’s Best Safari Hails Luxury Hotels as their Finest

    Micato Safaris has long been a fan of Travel + Leisure’s annual World’s Best polls, so Micato decided to honor Travel + Leisure and its readers by designing The... Learn More
  • Dine at JG Black Book’s Favorite Restaurants Around the Globe

    Indulging in local culture – and its gastronomy – is a vital part of visiting any new destination. Although most of the JG Black Book Collection’s clients offer incredible on-site dining... Learn More
  • Spend Your Valentine’s Day With The JG Black Book Collection

    Valentine’s Day offers all of us the chance to pause and spend some quality time with our loved ones. Instead of a regular night at the movies or dinner... Learn More
  • With Micato, See the Botswana That Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Fell in Love With

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have starred in many a news article these past few months and in several of these reports, there’s been a co-star of sorts that’s... Learn More
  • Top Ways To Stay Active With The JG Black Book Collection

    Vowing to either get in shape or to stay active and fit are two of the most common New Year’s resolutions made across the globe! And what better way... Learn More
  • Bucket List Travel For 2018 From The JG Black Book Collection

    The new year brings ample opportunities for you to discover parts of the world you have yet to experience: a winter getaway to The Chedi Andermatt in the Swiss... Learn More
  • The Ultimate 2018 Resolution: Book A Micato Grand Safari

    When it comes to starting the New Year right there’s perhaps no more satisfying resolution than crossing off a bucket list item, which for many travelers is safari, specifically... Learn More
  • Top Exotic Animals To See With The JG Black Book Collection

    Seeing an exotic animal residing peacefully in its natural habitat for the first time is an experience that can hardly be described with words. From an intimate swim alongside... Learn More
  • The Micato One for One Commitment: One Safari = One Child’s Education

    Micato Safaris, through its nonprofit arm AmericaShare, has been an advocate of sustainability through education for more than 30 years. Among the initiatives that most directly involves travelers is... Learn More
  • Top Seasonal Dishes From the JG Black Book Collection

    The holiday season is such a special, joyous time of year, when family and friends gather around the table to celebrate, laugh, tell stories and share festive meals together.... Learn More
  • Enjoy a Drink With a View at These JG Black Book Collection Top Spots

    The first sip of a refreshing signature cocktail thoughtfully crafted with fresh local ingredients. A taste from a glass of velvety red wine paired with your meal by the... Learn More
  • New Micato Brochure, Same Micato Commitment… and Same Great Inclusions!

    The beautiful full-color Micato Brochure will soon be available, and as always it strives to inform, intrigue and inspire anyone who longs to go on safari. The brochure brings... Learn More
  • The “Great Herds of Africa” from Micato Safaris: Winter-Break Friendly!

    Imagine your family looking up from their smartphones (as hard as that is to envision) when the sound of a mama lion calling her cubs ripples through the savannah.... Learn More
  • Photo Diary: East Africa | Where to Eat, Stay & Play

    In the next installment of our Photo Diary series, we’re revealing where to eat, stay and play across East Africa. From the endless plains of the Serengeti to the urban safari capital of... Learn More
  • Top Destinations On The JG Team’s Travel Bucket List

    All of us here at JG Black Book are incredibly passionate about traveling, and with our clients being in the travel and travel lifestyle sectors, we tend to find... Learn More
  • Sporting Events To Experience Around The Globe

    To add excitement and adventure to your next vacation, immerse yourself in your destination’s sports culture by attending a local sporting event or by participating in an event for... Learn More
  • 9 Community Outreach Efforts by the JG Black Book Collection

    From selling traditional crafts and designs made by local women to building a school for over 400 students in Mozambique, we are sincerely proud that many members of the JG... Learn More
  • Micato Safaris Takes Home Two Awards at Virtuoso Travel Week

    International luxury travel network Virtuoso® announced the winners of its top awards at the 29th annual Virtuoso Travel Week conference in Las Vegas August 12-18, honoring Micato Safaris as the Virtuoso Best VAST (Virtuoso Active... Learn More
  • 10 Active Travel Must-Haves

    JG Black Book is here to assist you in obtaining your travel lifestyle goals by continuing our “Must-Haves” series. Whether that means adding luxury, active, eco-conscious or family-friendly must-haves to your... Learn 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 its natural habitat is one of the most fulfilling experiences one... Learn 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 is run by Travel + Leisure and based on an... Learn More
  • Summer Cocktail Recipes From Around The World

    Wondering what delicious drink to serve at your next summer bash that will wow your guests? Or simply looking to enjoy the summer breeze over a refreshing cocktail on your back porch?... Learn 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 of us have long dreamt of visiting the miraculous Delta,... Learn 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 outfitter manages to pull off this treatment is by constantly... Learn More
  • Top 10 Travel Instagram Accounts

    If you are as travel-obsessed as we are, your Instagram feed is probably flooded with beautiful travel accounts.  In one scroll, you can go from biking in the valleys of... Learn More
  • Top Picks: 2017 Family Getaways

    Start planning your Family Getaway! Last week we enjoyed some relatively warm weather for NYC. Rather than focus on the possible global warming implications, we decided to just enjoy it. And... Learn More
  • Unusually Romantic Getaways for Your Valentine

    Ask any person what “romantic getaway” means, and you’ll most likely hear the usual clichés, like long walks on the beach, rose petal filled bath tubs or sipping champagne while watching... Learn 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 always a reason to celebrate and that’s why this month,... Learn More
  • Congrats to Micato Safaris on their Travel+Leisure Awards!

    We are so proud that one of JG Black Book‘s esteemed partners has received some serious accolades. Travel+Leisure magazine has announced that Micato Safaris is the #1 World’s Best Safari... Learn More
  • Congrats to Our Partners on their Travel + Leisure Accolades!

    Here at JG Black Book, we are proud to announce that so many of our partners are recipients of Travel + Leisure Awards! It’s no surprise that these awesome properties fit... Learn More
  • October Newsletter Recap – Holiday & Festive Season

    It’s that time of year. When it gets colder (or warmer, depending on which hemisphere we’re talking about), lights are strung, and people tend to be a bit more... Learn More
  • August Newsletter Recap: Adventure and Excitement

    August is the perfect time of year to take advantage of the nice weather and the summer spirit! In the August Newsletter, these JG Black Book partners are showing you how... Learn More
  • July Newsletter Recap: Philanthropy and Sustainability

    Summer is a great time of year to reflect on how our choices impact the world. These JG Black Book partners are extraordinary examples of how philanthropy and sustainability... Learn More
  • Photo Friday: PURE Life Experiences and Adventure Travel

    PURE Life Experiences is a travel trade show that honors the world’s most innovative, inspiring, and passionate creators of unique travel experiences. The JG Black Book team is proud... Learn More
  • Photo Friday: Foodie Week: The Ultimate Global Cookbook Part I

    With the help of our wonderful partners, the JG Black Book team has collected, compiled, and created the ultimate Global Cookbook. You’ll be able to enjoy mouth-watering food photography... Learn More
  • World Water Day Tribute: Eco-Friendly Hotels & Travel

    After a week of posts geared towards sustainability, the day we have been waiting for has finally arrived: World Water Day! At JG Black Book we’re choosing to observe... Learn More
  • Photo Friday: Wild Luxury in Africa

    Sometimes thinking of visiting the wild windswept plains of Africa is a little daunting. And although the nearest city may be miles (or hundreds) away, the members of the... Learn More