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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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
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
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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
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
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'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
  “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
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
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
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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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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
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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
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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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It Ain’t Over Till The Fat Lady Sings

Sep 02 2016
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Warm safari greetings to you! That’s the thing about Grand Safari Events or any special occasion for that matter. They run a course – or discourse depending on how they were planned and managed and there ain’t no surprise in that. So often the ...
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Great Expectations for Big Event Solutions

Jun 06 2016
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Hi there I need a few questions answered and perhaps you would be so kind as to help me? In your opinion what’s our Unique Selling Point...? Is it the two hundred glamping beds we offer? Or is it our mobility and ability to set ...
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Out of the Ordinary and into Extraordinary

Apr 05 2016
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From my desk Boekenhoutskloof Transvaal Highveld   Grand Safari greetings to you. It’s a strange feeling to meet Goliath face to face. You know, that big lumbering blood thirsty giant of biblical proportions who is able to squash you in an instant? But the thing about giants and ...
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Sunday Times Motoring 20th March 2016

Mar 22 2016
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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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Revisiting your dreams

Feb 08 2016
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Hello again There is always a chance that our dreams can become reality. Especially those dreams or thoughts that fill our minds around 3am in the morning. It's as if we exteriorise from our earthly bodies and rise above the chess board of this ...
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The Calmness of the Exhilarating African Bush

Dec 17 2015
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Hello It’s been quite a hectic time to say the least on for our normally quiet, relaxed wildlife reserve, with all types of dramatic scenarios playing out. What should be the slow life is actually ambling along at the speed of a cheetah in ...
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SAFARI AWARDS

Dec 08 2015
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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
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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
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- 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
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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
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-  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
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-  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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Is It In The Blood?

May 19 2015
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 - Boekenhoutskloof People often ask me how on earth I came to be doing what I do. I think my life’s journey and my own yearning to live out my dreams, imagination and creativity has led me to this place in present time. But I ...
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Living The Moment

Apr 10 2015
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- Victoria Falls To survive in any industry no matter your chosen career path, there has to be a whole lot of passion and purpose involved to make sense of it all. I’m sure you will agree that it’s not just about the turnover ...
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Extraordinary?

Mar 07 2015
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 - Boekenhoutskloof Grand Safari greetings to you Sometimes you’re lucky enough to not only have a career that fulfills your own passions and allows you to live your dream, but also lets you create inspirational explorations for extraordinary people – the type who put high value ...
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Finding Purpose Whilst Lost in the Wilderness

Feb 13 2015
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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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