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Leading independent collection, Classic Portfolio, expands into Namibia and Zimbabwe
• Founded in 1993, Classic Portfolio with 17 members representing over 50 camps across 12 African countries, has become the most trusted resource for the travel trade to effectively promote Africa
• Now expanding into Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia the portfolio is truly committed to finding high-value partners who are making a significant impact on conservation
April 2019, Cape Town – With Namibia and Zimbabwe proving to be emerging safari destinations and attracting travellers’ interest this year, Classic Portfolio is expanding its portfolio to include Machaba Safaris in Zimbabwe and Botswana, and Wolwedans Private Camp and Boulders Safari Camp in Namibia. Founded in 1993, Classic Portfolio with 17 members representing over 50 camps, lodges, hotels and island escapes across 12 African countries, has become the leading independent portfolio of unique experiences with private owners committed to making a difference across the African continent. “We look for exceptional destinations and bring them into the Classics’ fold when we find true partners who are committed to our core values of Private. Unique. Committed. And that’s what we’ve found with Wolwedans and Machaba”, says Suzanne Bayly-Coupe, founder of Classic Portfolio. The company is also the founder of Sustainable Africa MegaFam, a movement committed to conservation and communities in Africa promoting viability via commercially successful tourism operations.
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Classic Portfolio is now widely recognised as the leading independent portfolio of visionary owners with authentic hotels, lodges and camps who are committed to conservation, community, and commercial sustainability while offering a trusted experience for discerning travellers.
Photo Credits: (1) Wolwedans, Namibia; (2) Machaba Safaris, Zimbabwe