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Famed SafariGuide and Author Mark C. Ross Teaches Travelers How to Safari with Skill
NEW YORK, NY – Did you know that crocodiles are actually living dinosaurs that have changed very little in the past 65 million years? Or that hyenas have a hunting success ratio that’s 700 percent greater than leopards and 350 percent greater than single lions? Or that more than 90 percent of cheetahs in East Africa don’t make it to one year old?
All Micato Safaris travelers will be privy to this information and more, thanks to “The Micato Safaris Guide to Predators,” written by famed safari guide, photographer and Micato colleague Mark C. Ross, in partnership with photographer David Reesor. The vivid …

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Luxury Safari Outfitter Tops the Charts For an Unprecedented Seven-Time Win in its Category
Micato Safaris has received the “World’s Best Tour Operator and Safari Outfitter” award from Travel + Leisure in its annual World’s Best Awards readers’ poll for an unprecedented seventh time in its category. The award, voted on annually by the readers of Travel+Leisure, is considered the gold standard of the travel industry.  This year, Micato received a score of 97.03 making it the top Tour Operator and Safari Outfitter. Micato has held this honor more times than any other tour operator or safari outfitter.
Micato’s Managing Director, Dennis Pinto, will accept the award at the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards ceremony on …

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McMillan Donates African Hunting Rifle to Dallas Safari Club

McMillan is donating its Heritage rifle, an African hunting rifle from its Custom Collection, to Dallas Safari Club (DSC) for its annual fundraising event. The rifle will be auctioned off during DSC’s convention January 6-9, 2011. DSC is an international organization conserving wildlife and wilderness lands, educating youth and the general public, and promoting and protecting the rights and interests of hunters worldwide. The money raised will go to expand DSC’s grant programs that benefit conservation and education initiatives around the world.
McMillan’s Heritage rifle is built rugged to handle dangerous game hunting in extreme circumstances. The Heritage comes with McMillan’s fiberglass stock specifically designed to help absorb and slow down the recoil impulse. The drop …

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Hoping to redefine the terms “philanthropic travel” and “sustainable tourism,” luxury safari operator, Micato Safaris, is pleased to announce an unprecedented new initiative, One for One.  Simply put, for every safari that is booked, Micato will ensure that an African child receives an education. Almost 50 percent of all children living in the Mukuru slum near Nairobi currently do not attend school – that equates to an estimated 100,000 children, ages 6-13. Thus, the potential to invoke change is tremendous. 
Long a leader when it comes to giving back to the African community, Micato’s nonprofit arm, AmericaShare, has been working to improve the lives of Mukuru’s residents for over 20 years. In 2007, Micato Safaris and …

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New offer for Desert Safari Dubai

Dubai Travel Services often come up with various offers that attract tourists and locals to participate in different activities.
With the economic break down concessions and discounts are just piling up for people and everyone is finding it difficult to choose the right one for themselves. In spite of so many offers people make it a point to deal with the companies that are known for providing best services. Very often companies giving more concessions fail to keep the customers happy. Desert Safari Dubai by One World Travels is a tour organizing company which also gives various offers to its customers while providing quality service.
Recently this company has come up with a new offer by observing …

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Eat. Pray. Fall in Love with Micato Safaris’ Inspirational India Tour

NEW YORK, NY (July 21, 2010) – For centuries, spiritual seekers have traveled to India’s holy sites and ashrams in search of enlightenment.  This summer’s August 13 release of “Eat. Pray. Love,” the movie version of Elizabeth Gilbert’s bestselling novel starring Julia Roberts, will undoubtedly inspire even more people to discover India for themselves. For those wishing to visit India for the first time (or the fifth!)  Micato Safaris’ Inspirational India Tour offers expertly guided, behind-the-scenes sightseeing at some of the country’s most sacred sites and provides luxurious relaxation in majestic locales that will encourage reflection.  Guests will enjoy Ayurvedic spa treatments, sessions with master yogis and consultations with gemologists and astrologers, while all along …

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Micato Brings Five-Star Luxury and Surprises Galore to Destination Weddings, Honeymoons, Birthdays, Anniversaries, and More
In our busy world, taking time away to recognize life’s big moments can be rare… but in award-winning Micato Safaris’ ( Africa, it happens all the time. Africa’s sweeping landscapes lend themselves to sweeping gestures, such as the gift of a once-in-a-lifetime safari to commemorate one of life’s major milestones.
“About 35% of our trips are family safaris – multigenerational trips usually involving three generations of travellers – as compared to less than 10% in 2001,” states Dennis Pinto, Managing Director, Micato Safaris.
“We found that many of these families were traveling together to celebrate important occasions – family reunions, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, …

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