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Blue Marble Private is a luxury travel company in London organising extraordinary travel experiences around the world.

Rwanda welcomes Singita

Pioneering safari collection, Singita, has just opened the doors to its latest luxury lodges – Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House – located at the entrance to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. The culmination of a monumental five-year project inspired by Singita’s commitment to play a key role in the conservation of endangered mountain gorillas. Guests are invited to experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to encounter these gentle giants in their natural habitat, with more than a third of the world’s remaining population of endangered mountain gorillas finding refuge in the unspoilt forest of Volcanoes National Park.

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Companion Ticket | Sophy Roberts

Sophy Roberts is an award-winning British journalist and author with a deep passion for travel, conservation and cultural preservation. Sophy’s career has spanned a range of publications including luxury travel magazine Departures, The Financial Times’ How To Spend It, Conde Nast Traveler and she is soon to be the author of her 2020 book 'The Lost Pianos of Siberia'.

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Companion Ticket | Jochen Zeitz

Meet Jochen Zeitz – entrepreneur, philanthropist, former CEO of Puma, co-founder alongside Sir Richard Branson of The B Team, founder of the Zeitz Foundation and, above all, a man with a deep passion for Africa. We recently hosted a wonderful evening at home with Jochen and his equally passionate film producer wife Kate, to share travel tales from Kenya to Brazil and various places between and to discuss the “4Cs”.

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The creative minds of Morocco | Inspiration, Architecture & Design

Morocco is a land of stark contrasts – from centuries-old traditions, dramatic landscapes, vivid colours and striking design – the country is a melting pot for creative minds. Marrakech in particular has inspired designers for decades. The ‘pink city’ was a huge influence for Yves Saint Laurent who first visited in 1966 and which has since prompted the opening of the new YSL Museum set in the stunning surrounds of Jardin Majorelle.

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The most beautiful homes in Africa

The Borana Conservancy in Kenya's Laikipia County offers some of the most plentiful, diverse and breathtaking wildlife experiences in the world. Situated between the snow-tipped peaks of Mount Kenya to the south and a panorama of mountains and desert to the north, Borana is home to two of the most luxurious private homes in all of Africa – Arijiju and Sirai House. 

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Miavana, Madagascar

Madagascar is a place where nature's creative genius truly comes into its own. Soon the private retreat of Miavana on the island of Nosy Ankao off Madagascar's northern tip is set to be the perfect place to experience the untouched natural world.

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In support of WildAid

For the second consecutive year, we are thrilled to be supporting WildAid's annual fundraising gala in San Francisco on 12th November. 

WildAid’s mission is to end illegal wildlife trade and purchasing of products such as shark fin, elephant ivory and rhino horn. With an unrivalled portfolio of celebrity ambassadors and a global network of media partners, WildAid leverages nearly $200 million annually in media support and the simple message, "When the buying stops, the killing can too", reaches up to 1 billion people every week.

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Companion Ticket: Peter Knights, Founder & CEO of WildAid

If there's someone who truly knows the importance of conservation both in and out of the water it's Peter Knights, founder and CEO of WildAid. Guided by the mantra, “When the buying stops, the killing can too”, Peter, along with an impressive network of high-profile ambassadors (the likes of Prince William and David Beckham), works around the world to hit back on the consumer demand that drives poaching of endangered wildlife.

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