Sep 2013 - Travel + Leisure - Mark Nolting was named on the A-List 2013 for a fifth year in a row! Thousands of agents were evaluated and the highly selective list is the best in the business. Mark’s insider knowledge of the top local guides across Africa and enabling clients a face -to-face adventure with elephants, rhino and lions on walking expeditions makes him a top pick!
Aug 2013 – Conde Nast - We’re pleased to share the exciting news that Mark has just been named a Top Travel Specialist by Conde Nast Traveler for 2013! Mark has been honored by the prestigious publication for his family safari expertise 11 years in a row. CNTraveler continually honors Mark and The Africa Adventure Company for delivering seamless safaris and trips of a lifetime.
Jul 2013 – Los Angeles Times/Travel featured our “In the Footsteps of Dr Livingstone” tour. The nine-day trip to Tanzania, “In the Footsteps of David Livingstone,” includes visits to the island of Zanzibar; the capital, Dar es Salaam; historic Bagamoyo; the immense Selous Game Reserve, for wildlife viewing; and the site near Lake Tanganyika where explorer and journalist Henry Stanley met up with Livingstone and uttered his now-famous query.
Conde Nast Traveler - December 2012 - 10 fabulous years in a row as a Top Travel Specialist. "150 Experts" who can craft your perfect escape with Mark Nolting listed under Safaris for Families. What an honor and testament to the entire staff at The Africa Adventure Company.
Travel & Leisure - September 2012 - "Best Adventure Outfitters for Families". We are in the list of the top five, World's Best.
Tanzania Tourist Board - September 2012 - "Product Development Award" for 2012 in recognition of Africa Adventure Company's 8-Day Culinary Tanzania Safari
ITN - September 2012 - "Hunting with the Hadza". The feature article was written by Suzi Colman who planned and booked her trip with us.
Travel & Leisure - August 2012 - "World's Best Awards 2012". A prestigious recognition with a debut, at number 2, in the safari outfitters' category!
Conde Nast Traveler - March 2012 - "A New Day for Zimbabwe". A feature article that Mark Nolting, President of The Africa Adventure Company had been working on with the travel writer and photographer for over a year! Zimbabwe's guides and lodge owners deserve the recognition.
Conde Nast Traveler - Jan 2012 - "Twilight of the Tribes; Ethiopia's Omo River Valley". Mark Nolting of The Africa Adventure Company is featured as the Africa travel specialist who has first hand knowledge to plan and book you this epic trip.
ITN - January 2012 - "Looking for wildlife while living in comfort on a tour of Tanzania" by editor David Tykol. A great account of his experiences on safari planned by Africa Adventure Company.
Travel Agent Central - December 2011 - "Travel Agent Magazine's Top Travel Destinations of 2011" by Jenna Tesse Fox. Listed her Best Tour Operator as Africa Adventure Company and described her recent trip to Tanzania.
Conde Nast Traveler - December 2011 - We were selected for the 9th year in a row as one of their "133 Travel Wizards"who can work wonders for you. What an honor and testament to the entire staff at The Africa Adventure Company.
Tanzania Tourist Board - September 2011. The company earned the Tour Operator Humanitarian Award.
Travel & Leisure - September 2011. Named on the A-List 2011 for a third year in a row!
National Geographic Traveler - May-Jun 2011. Award winning trip outfitter for "Walk Among Elephants in Zimbabwe", a "50 Tours of A Lifetime".
Budget Travel Magazine - March 2011. Selected in Dream Trips 2010. Zimbabwe: Local Immersion and Luxury.
National Geographic Traveler - Jan-Feb 2011. "Experience - The Dinner Hour". What one family learned from hunter-gatherers on the shores of Tanzania's Lake Eyasi.
Travel & Leisure - October 2010 - selected as one of their"120 Top Travel Agents - A List".
Conde Nast Traveler - August 2010 - selected as one of their"135 World's Top Travel Specialists" for the 8th year in a row. Well done to Mark Nolting and the team at The Africa Adventure Company.
Budget Travel Magazine - March 2010 - selected in Dream Trips 2010. Botswana: See the Big Five.
National Geographic Adventure - January 2009 selected as one of their "Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth". The recognition that we outfit trips supporting sustainable tourism using eco-friendly accommodations and community projects, and that our clients' feedback on the safari journey is an exceptional experience!
USATODAY - January 2009 article "Expert Advice for African Safaris" that also appeared in other newspapers around the nation as an Associated Press interview
Bloomberg Markets - January 2009 article "African Odyssey"
National Geographic Traveler - Travel-Planner has us selected as one of their "Africa Experts" and "Tour Operators"
Recommend Travel Magazine - "Family Fun in Africa", March 2006
Conde Nast Traveler - "10th Annual Hot List - Botswana Vumbura Plains Camp", May 2006
Outside - "Best Trips 2005: Fishing and Diving Adventure to South Africa and Mozambique", February 2005
Outside - "48 Trips of a Lifetime - South Luangwa Walking Safari", March 2004
Mens Journal - "How to Plan the Perfect Safari", February 2004
National Geographic Adventure - "The 25 Greatest Adventures to Do Now", November 2003
Tanzania Tourist Board - 2003 Award winning tour operator, October 2003 Travel World News