Public versus Private Safaris: The Incentive Edge in Africa

Jan 17 2019
A 5-star safari is a lifetime event for international travelers to Africa. Is it possible to offer blue-chip South African companies a luxury safari as a corporate incentive to top performing sales teams in their own country? We asked Adventure Extraordinaire and Safari ...
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Cullinan Diamonds and Premium Five Star Safaris

Jan 14 2019
Find a blue diamond on your next Big Five Diamond Safari business incentive programme situated just an hours’ drive from Johannesburg with Hayward Safaris and diamonds sourced from the world-famous Cullinan Mine, home of the the richest source of rare blue diamonds ...
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Your Safari Event Environment Makes a World of Difference

Jan 11 2019
A white board is a white board and a chair at a conference or presentation is just a forgotten chair unless you place it in an extraordinary environment that sparks the imagination. Then, the moment returns to you as a present encounter in ...
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Retreading the Exco Footprint on a Corporate Safari Event

Jan 09 2019
Making their own unique set of safari tracks across the African landscape, Auto and Truck Tyres, a leading South African tyre company based in Gauteng, ventured out of town on a weekend safari to Hayward’s Safari Sanctuary to strategise and adventure into ...
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5 Reasons Why You Should Book a 5-star Mobile Safari in South Africa

Dec 06 2018
How do you experience five star luxury when on a mobile tented safari in the African bushveld? It’s a matter of simply deciding which pristine natural wildlife reserve or Big 5 game region you would like to experience and leave the finer 5-star ...
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On a Grand Family Legacy Safari in Africa

Nov 20 2018
Producing a World Of Wonder
A Family Legacy safari is a grand affair which sees the gathering of all your family members, from grandparents to young ones, for a private and intimate holiday rendezvous of between 30 and 40 family members. Many extended families today choose the tradition ...
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Your Event Environment Makes All the Difference

Nov 19 2018
Haywards Luxury Safari Camp
A white board is a white board and a chair at a conference or presentation is just a forgotten chair unless you place it in an extraordinary environment that sparks your imagination. Then, it returns to you as a present moment in ...
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Creating a culture of leadership legacy through C-Suite engagement

Oct 30 2018
High profile leadership within the Top 500 companies in South Africa collectively manage over R3,5 Trillion but for those who form part of the baby boom generation, born between 1946 and 1964, retirement looms along with approximately 10 000 other Boomers globally. In comparison, currently only five ...
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Scales of economy and Value for Money

Oct 15 2018
At the fireside with Peter Hayward
Greetings, I trust you are doing well and the seasons have been good to you so far. It's a funny thing when you sit down and work out what is meant by "great value for money". Does this mean "really cheap" in your opinion? Or ...
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A History of Safari Exploration into Africa

Sep 20 2018
Explorers of olde opened up the first trading routes and safari expeditions in Africa.
Since its early beginnings, Safari expeditions have been shrouded in mystery and allure as new frontiers were discovered by adventurers, scientists, cartologists and botanists on journeys of discovery, through hardship, disease and sometimes death, to satiate their thirst for knowledge in areas ...
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Producing a World Of Wonder

Aug 31 2018
At the fireside with Peter Hayward
Greetings, There is an undercurrent in the event and incentive market to package the marvelous and the extraordinary - but at what seems to be highly restricted rates. It does not seem to have gotten any better since 2010 and in many cases ...
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Are you a Travel Event Professional?

Aug 13 2018
Grand Safari Greetings to you! Hayward Safaris extends a personal invitation to attend a site visit at our Safari Headquarters situated in the Big 5 Dinokeng region, just north of Pretoria in Gauteng, South Africa. Offering authentic 5-star Out of Africa safaris and events ...
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Meeting the Perfect Brainstorm Occasion for Corporate Strategy and Agility Planning

Jul 25 2018
Global economic pressures and a 2,2% contraction for South Africa’s GDP in Q1 2018 sees blue chip companies incorporating paradigm shift strategies to outmanoeuvre the competition via disruptor-style meetings; moving top performers out of the four walls of the corporate environment and ...
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The Essence of a Hayward’s Grand Safari

Jun 28 2018
At the fireside with Peter Hayward
Greetings Sure you've always wanted to take your group of top performers on a safari. But it's been quite a task finding a venue that provides an authentic safari experience and that can handle your whole group, hasn't it? To add insult to injury ...
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On Safari with a Dedicated Wildlife Photographer

Jun 04 2018
An African Safari is not only about appreciating wild animals in untouched and remote destinations; it is about becoming immersed in an experience that focusses in on geographic artistry, cultural dynamism and the magnification of the cycle of life that exists between ...
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Safari Dining: on a journey of wild beauty and world-class cuisine

May 31 2018
With seasonally cooler weather approaching, Winter is the best time to view game in the bushveld with less foliage to camouflage the wildlife. It is also a time to indulge in Hayward Safaris’ sumptuous world-class safari cuisine perfectly paired with local and ...
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Enjoy Big 5 game viewing in Gauteng on a 3-Day Gentlemen’s Safari

May 21 2018
If you're looking for a Big 5 luxury safari experience in South Africa but only have three days on your itinerary to ‘see it all’ you might want to consider a private safari experience just one hour’s drive from Johannesburg, in the Dinokeng ...
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Unwritten Rules of Engagement

May 03 2018
At the fireside with Peter Hayward
Grand safari greetings to you It has always been my policy to be open and frank with our supportive agents when it appears other agents are also quoting on the same safari event. To avoid duplication (and because we can) we have guided our ...
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5-star Safari Outfitter Hayward’s Hosts Select Expeditions into the Kruger National Park

Apr 12 2018
The Cradle of humankind safari
An encounter with wildlife in its natural environment is both a privilege and a rarity as the 950 000 annual tourists to the Kruger National Park of South Africa can attest; now raising the bar for investment in sustainable tourism, Hayward’s Grand Safari ...
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Group Safaris impact growth of tourism investment in Africa

Mar 29 2018
The tourism economy is one of the best performing economic sectors in South Africa and is a dominant tool for economic growth in developing and transition economies. Following its recent spotlight on the world stage as the only African nominee, and winner ...
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The Gourmet Burger

Mar 02 2018
At the fireside with Peter Hayward
Grand safari greetings to you. I want a hamburger! (Apologies to our vegetarian friends for this simple analogy) A real solid perfectly juicy hamburger with all the frills, all the toppings but most of all, a pure beef patty. But have you taken a real ...
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CSI intiative stimulates cultural ‘gold’ of South African artisans

Feb 25 2018
Too many travellers to South Africa remark on a lack of availability of cultural and traditional arts and crafts to take back home with them; instead finding only burgeoning super malls offering universal brands and products already easily accessible back home or ...
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Just Doing It!

Feb 20 2018
At the fireside with Peter Hayward
Grand safari greetings to you You may recall the last time you were in good company around a bushveld fire, that there were moments of absolute quiet? A period of no words or idle chatter. Just the hiss of the stumps as they slowly ...
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Hayward’s Grand Safari Company puts Africa on the map as World Leader of the Grand Safari

Dec 20 2017
Hayward’s Grand Safari Company South Africa has received the top title in the category as World’s Leading Glamping Operator at the 24th Annual World Travel Awards red carpet event which took place at the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay, Vietnam earlier ...
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BEST IN AFRICA: HAYWARD’S MOBILE SAFARIS BENCHMARK THE GRAND SAFARI LEGACY IN 2018

Nov 15 2017
Preceding finalists from 11 African countries and excelling over 47 000 votes, Hayward’s Grand Safari Company has clinched The Safari Guild’s Best in Africa Award for top Mobile Safari at the 11th The Safari Awards, announced by CEO Henry Hallward at a glittering ...
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LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION

Nov 02 2017
Africa encompasses great wilderness and conservation landscapes that bypass African borders and allow wildlife to migrate and move freely between South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland and Lesotho. These wild landscapes are also referred to as the Peace Parks: Adventure Extraordinaire Peter Hayward ...
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10 Reasons Why Event Professionals Prefer Working with Hayward’s Safaris

Oct 23 2017
The Gourmet Burger

What sets Hayward's Grand Safari Company apart when it comes to travel expeditions, tourism incentives and 5-star private events and functions? These ten points ensure luxury African Safari success for your big group event because WE ARRANGE: 1. Transfers and shuttles into camp whether ...
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How top companies retain their top performers

Oct 09 2017
A company’s corporate culture can be quickly identified by how they communicate with and reward their staff at the end of the year. South African companies looking to cut corners when it comes to showing gratitude, engagement and vision for their employees ...
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Hayward’s Poised for the Global Stage and your Vote Counts!

Oct 05 2017
The 24th World Travel Awards have nominated Hayward’s Grand Safari Company in the category of World's Leading Glamping Operator 2017. YOU, our valued guests and travel industry professionals will make this a reality when you cast your vote and help us celebrate our continent’s excellence in ...
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Vote: Hayward Safaris nominated as Best Mobile Safari by theSafariawards.com

Oct 02 2017
The 11th Safari Awards 2018 Nominees have been announced and Hayward’s Grand Safari Company has been nominated once again for our standing title of Best Mobile Safari in Africa Award. Sponsored by The Safari Guild, The Good Safari Guide and SATOA, voting closes on 15th October 2017. Please click on http://www.safariawards.com/voting/ and place your vote in ...
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Winner: Hayward’s Grand Safari Company named best Five-star Lodge in the Sanlam Top Destinations 2017 Awards

Sep 22 2017
TDA Winner
At the prestigious 3rd Sanlam Top Destination Awards 2017 which honours key players in SA Tourism and Hospitality, Hayward’s Grand Safari Company has been named the Winner in the Five-star Lodge category across southern Africa. Hayward’s Grand Safari Company provides private groups of ...
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Who Determines One’s Reputation?

Sep 14 2017
At the fireside with Peter Hayward
Grand safari greetings to you I recently had the pleasure of producing a Grand Tented Camp Safari Event for a group of ninety business tycoons, their partners and children. There was absolutely no confusion from the host as to exactly how he wanted his two day ...
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Hayward’s voted by the public as a Finalist in the Sanlam Top Destination Awards 2017.

Aug 21 2017
Hayward Safaris
Hayward's Grand Safari Company, owned and managed by Peter Hayward, has been voted by the public as a Finalist in the Sanlam Top Destinations Awards 2017. The annual Sanlam Top Destination Awards, now in its third year, acknowledges top accommodation establishments as key ...
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Industry recognition for MICE professionalism in luxury Safari expeditions 2017

Aug 17 2017
Celia du Preez
Celia du Preez is Hayward’s Grand Safari Company’s secret weapon. Providing luxurious experiences for 200 VIP delegates on mobile luxury safaris across Africa, the company’s operations in themselves are a huge undertaking; yet Celia and her team continue to receive an average ...
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Celebrating Women’s Day: Custodians creating a world inheritable to our children

Aug 08 2017
The 9th of August is a day of rest. It celebrates a day when women can put their tools of protest down and rest in peace knowing that they are pioneers of freedom and democracy; that women have been birthed a voice ...
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A Taste of What it Takes to Host ‘Celebrity’ on Safari: Homage to ‘Madiba’ on Freedom Day 2017

Jul 19 2017
Latest News Peter Hayward
  “If you could host anyone in the world, dead or alive to dinner, who would it be? It’s an age-old interview question asked to ascertain whom you most admire and respect. Not surprisingly, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela’s name comes up frequently and will continue ...
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Brand launches out of the box and into the wild

Jun 29 2017
Latest News Peter Hayward
Marketing campaigns have traditionally followed a ‘push’ model of communication; speaking to audiences instead of pulling people in with storytelling, conversations and by addressing contemporary needs and interests. Savvy marketers of today however understand that the goal is to involve customers in ...
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Conferencing with a Twist of Safari Adventure

Jun 22 2017
Latest News Peter Hayward
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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Touching Souls

Jun 05 2017
At the fireside with Peter Hayward
Grand safari greetings to you! Imagine a business where on a 24/7 basis you are plotting, scheming and practicing the art of making people happy. Enthralling them. Creating effects they have possibly never experienced. Think about that for a moment... Every second of the working ...
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