Conferencing with a Twist of Safari Adventure

Jun 22 2017
In 1820, twenty-five years before the famous explorer David Livingstone arrived in Africa, 24-year-old James Hayward, stepped ashore at Algoa Bay, South Africa to begin an adventure into uncharted territory. Young James, who is today Peter Hayward’s great, great grandfather was to ...
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Engaging Workforce Millennials Requires Out of the Box Ideas and Experiences into Wild Frontiers

Jun 08 2017
Millennials are the most educated and culturally diverse of any generation that has gone before; they are also the least engaged part of the workforce  at just 28.9%, according to a recent Gallup Poll, making them notorious job-hoppers. Once you have hired ...
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Responsible Tourism: Leave No Trace includes your Waste Water

May 11 2017
South Africa’s drought status has highlighted corporate responsibility towards efforts to use, conserve and recycle waste water responsibly but what happens when you are on a Hayward’s Grand Safari expedition in the hinterland of Africa? "We pack it in and we pack it ...
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When all the Rhinos are gone…

Apr 24 2017
Have you ever seen a Dodo? This soon might be the question we ask regarding rhinoceros and the future of these horn-nosed herds to live and roam freely in Africa’s wilderness areas. International travel advisors and organisers may not be aware that it ...
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Trending growth for South African Business and Incentive Tourism as defined by World Terms

Apr 18 2017
Just over 5.5 Million people moved through South Africa’s ports of entry in just over 30 days between 9 December 2016 and 14 January 2017, according to the latest stats from the World Tourism Organisation, highlighting that tourism to South Africa attracts ...
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Witness the Equinox and rebalance your Life with a Grand Safari Experience

Mar 27 2017
Pre-Dinner-Drinks-Namibia
Balance is key to Life. Nature teaches us this in the synchronised union of her elements. The March equinox marks the moment the Sun crosses the celestial equator and we experience the perfect balance of night and day. Around the third week ...
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What you will Experience on a Mobile Exploration into Africa with Hayward’s Grand Safari Company

Mar 15 2017
Haywards Tented Safaris
An astonishing 95% of the world’s top executives have never experienced a luxury grand safari expedition to see Big 5 wildlife in their natural environment. With out-dated visions of novice camp outs and budget-focussed safari glamping being peddled across the web, it’s ...
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Sunday Times Motoring 20th March 2016

Mar 22 2016
Sunday Times
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Classic Canvas Safari Range

Mar 18 2016
Celia Bags
Over the last 10 years I've been on many safaris with Hayward's Grand Safari Company.  Always on the hunt for the most durable and affordable safari luggage.  This exceptional canvas range is homemade in South Africa and provides valuable jobs for artisans in rural ...
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Essential Items to bring on a Haywards Safari

Mar 18 2016
Essential Items
Your next Safari is in the bag... • A soft bag / carry-all hand luggage weighing no more than 16kg packed (see luggage) • Personal medication with Dr's prescription • A lightweight khaki long sleeved shirt ~ one per day • A lightweight windbreaker or jumper according ...
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SAFARI AWARDS

Dec 08 2015
Winner Safari Awards
FROM THE FIELD TRANSVAAL HIGHVELD REGION / SOUTHERN AFRICA To all our very best friends in travel, tourism and hospitality, You guys are tough – there is no doubt about that! You’ve survived another year in Africa, presenting her in all her glory to those less ...
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Pamper Safaris

Nov 10 2015
pamper safaris
Grand Safari Greetings to you! We've just completed a fantastic "PAMPER SAFARI " for a leading multinational company from Durban. Rated a whopping 9.6/10 by all, it's a 5 Star experience beyond the ordinary! When we create a Grand Safari Event its all about ...
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An African summer can cook!

Oct 13 2015
fireside
- Boekenhoutskloof Hello there Well, when all of a sudden the cold winter chill disappears and a short bushveld rain in early September suddenly heralds the entry of an African summer, you just don’t know what may be served up next off the weathery smorgasbord! An ...
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Tenacity – How long at the wheel of fortune is long enough?

Sep 02 2015
fireside
I trust you have been having a bit of well-earned outdoor fun and adventure over the past few weeks since our last communication. I was contemplating about my next letter to you and what value I could present that may be of interest ...
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There’s No ‘I’ in TEAM!

Jul 20 2015
fireside
-  Boekenhoutskloof  Grand Safari Greetings to you! Despite our best intentions, nothing we do at Hayward’s Grand Safari’s would be possible without exceptional, hardworking and committed team members. But I have also come to learn that as a leader, it’s vital one’s planning is ...
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The Connoisseurs Challenge

Jun 23 2015
fireside
-  Hermanus, Western Cape  Grand safari greetings to you I trust you are doing great and that life in the fast lane is treating you with all due respect. No matter the industry we are in, it seems to me that we appreciate it when ...
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Finding Purpose Whilst Lost in the Wilderness

Feb 13 2015
fireside
Could your next event, conference or group getaway be severely hampered by Load Shedding? Looking for an OFF THE GRID VENUE SOLUTION? Consider the Hayward's Grand Safari solution - 100 tented bedrooms, kitchens, dining halls, conference halls, breakaway rooms, safari spa's - all in 5 star ...
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Fireside with Peter Hayward

Feb 05 2015
Dear Visitor, If you’re anything like me, or at least anything like how I used to be, you dream of escaping your everyday life to the bush. The mystery of Africa whispers to you and draws you in. Maybe you manage to get ...
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Five Valuable Tips To Up The Game For 2015

Jan 13 2015
Warm safari greeting to you! 2015 is upon us and we all have dreams and aspirations for a great year of Travel & Explorations for our businesses and the clients in the Meeting, Events Incentives and Events sectors we serve. Here are some ...
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Extracts from Lady Anne Cullinan’s diary…

Dec 08 2014
(Author / copyright - Peter John William Hayward) I arrived at the grand Hayward's camp in the late afternoon when the last shadows strung themselves out across the golden grass and the warm camp lanterns replaced the dying sun with a golden orb ...
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Your Event – The Hayward’s Way

Oct 22 2014
Here are some of the most important aspects I believe that make a grand safari event perfect and have helped us win world acclaim for some of our grand safari events to date. 1. A client that has a dedicated event specialist, well versed ...
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Where Angels wish They Could Tread – The Ultimate Group Safari . . .

Jul 15 2014
The Ultimate Group Safari
The group travel industry, commonly referred to as the MICE industry - Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Events) as a whole is bound directly by access to venues that are accessible. If there is no venue in a required destination then there is NO event ...
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Imagine you could create something grand out of thin air.

Mar 25 2014
Grand safari greetings... Imagine you could create something grand out of thin air. That’s right, something as grand as a turn of the last century safari hotel. Paint the picture and fill in all the colours, the sights, the smells, the sounds. It's a ...
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IS THERE ANYTHING STILL UNIQUE IN TRAVEL EXPLORATION FOR CORPORATE GROUPS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA?

Mar 19 2014
The Ultimate Group Safari
Safari greetings ! IS THERE ANYTHING STILL UNIQUE IN TRAVEL EXPLORATION FOR CORPORATE GROUPS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA? With thousands of hotel and resort packages on every shelf, and even below many a kitchen sink, is there still an opportunity to put something unique, if ...
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How does one value absolute exclusivity?

Mar 12 2014
Safari Greetings Should a group incentive safari for VIP's, top-end performers or celebrities be held at a venue that offers total privacy to your group only or is it okay to block off a small corner of a venue and hope for "exclusive" ...
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Portfolio of South African Tourism Images

Jun 01 2013
African Safari Planner
I have a proposal for you and would like to invite your participation. Since you are one of South Africa's top Event Organisers who are committed to bringing local and international groups to experience the wonders of Southern Africa, I'd like to help ...
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At The Fireside With Michael Tellinger.

May 20 2013
A mind-expanding look into the possibilities of the history of Africa is to be held at Hayward's Safari Sanctuary, a mere 23km north east of Pretoria at the Hayward's Safari Camp - a perfect place to enjoy this explorative journey in the ...
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African Safari Planner – Planning Your African Safari

May 04 2013
African Safari Planner
Many travelers trek to Africa in search of the "big five": buffalo, lion, leopard, elephant and rhino. The chance to get close to these animals in their natural habitats is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and your African safari expedition is anything but a ...
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Bringing BIG 5 to the Edge Of Town

Mar 11 2013
Dearest Friends of the Hayward's Grand Safari Company, It's exciting news and well worth your attention! South Africa's Gauteng Regional Tourism announced last week that THE DINOKENG GAME RESERVE now has BIG 5 roaming freely through its more than 18'000 hectares.   What this means is ...
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“Glamping” Safaris with Hayward’s

Jan 21 2013
A Grand Safari hello to you, "Glamping" has been part of the Hayward's Luxury Safari concept since our very beginning 20 years ago when we set out to do the very first BIG GROUP safari in the deserts of Namibia. An international film crew ...
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Luxury Safaris = Exclusive & Private Hayward’s Tented Camps

Nov 19 2012
Pre-Dinner-Drinks-Namibia
Bobbejaansberg Private Nature Reserve Boekenhoutskloof, Dinokeng Region South Africa How does one value absolute venue privacy and exclusivity or being encamped in a remote wilderness region with no other tourist or hotels in site? Can one put a price tag on it? Is it ...
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DREAM SAFARI by Hayward’s

Nov 09 2012
DREAM SAFARI...what can be more relaxing for the soul than slipping into our mobile canvas aroma therapy tent, closing your eyes and absorbing the intricate sounds of gurgling water, birdlife, insects and the occasional hippo snort as the incredible Hayward's healing team ...
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~ RECENT SAFARI HISTORY of SOUTHERN AFRICA ~

Nov 09 2012
The history of safari (to Journey, explore and trade ) is an ancient one and dates back thousands of years. However recent recorded history since the early 1600’s is well documented. Cape Town has played gateway to southern Africa and been the starting point ...
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LEGENDARY AFRICAN SAFARIS – yes, a genuine non photoshop pic!

Nov 09 2012
There is just something about experiencing Africa outdoors within a glorious Hayward's camp environment that goes way beyond common luxury. It is a combination of so many sensory perceptions all amalgamated under a clean African sky.On this Grand Safari event produced for Toyota ...
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Dear fellow adventurers,

Nov 09 2012
Did you know that Hayward’s Grand Safari Events & Expeditions set a record a few years back for the biggest luxury safari expedition ever conducted - a 58-day cross Africa operation to mark the launch of BMW’s all new X5 vehicle. This huge logistical ...
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White Canvass ~ White Mischief

Nov 09 2012
Extracts from the diary of a lady... I arrived at Hayward’s in the late afternoon when the last shadows strung themselves out across the golden grass and the warm camp replaced the dying sun with its golden orb of soft light. Sounds of ...
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LEGENDARY AFRICAN SAFARIS

Sep 09 2012
LEGENDARY AFRICAN SAFARIS - The parade of the Swazi Princesses as they greet the Queen Mother, present her with their reeds and leave the Royal Swazi Kraal for the Stadium.
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MARINE EXTRAVAGANZA SAFARI

Apr 12 2012
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Hayward’s Traders Oasis to be Revealed this Autumn

Mar 29 2012
Hayward’s Safari Sanctuary, situated a mere 25km north-east of Pretoria in the Bobbejaansberg Nature Reserve, Boekenhoutskloof, Dinokeng, Gauteng, is set to reveal its 19-roomed camp around their new Traders Oasis for the Autumn months of April and May 2012. The Traders Oasis is ...
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Giraffe invade Oasis Camp at Hayward’s Safari Sanctuary

Mar 28 2012
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Haywards Luxury Tented African Safaris