Alison Nolting
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Alison Nolting

Director of Tours and Marketing

Alison has over 25 years in the travel industry. She was born and grew up in Zimbabwe, attended Cordon Bleu school in Cape Town and worked in both Harare and London. A career change had her running a safari camp where she met Mark and moved to the USA in 1991. She has traveled with Mark and their two boys as a family, to over 10 countries in Africa and on 18 or so trips with her children. Beyond going on numerous safaris in Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, and South Africa, Alison loves the Lower Zambezi river region, gorilla and chimp trekking, adventuring in the Skeleton Coast, and the Indian Ocean island Seychelles.

Client Trip ReportsSouthern Africa

“Bespoke Namibia Spectacular” to Sossusvlei, Damarland and Skeleton Coast  Ian, I wanted to get back to you with a short review of our safari to Namibia. My daughter and I have a wonderful time and everything went perfect. All the logistics and information you provided were right on. The itinerary

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AAC Events

The USA launch of Rhino Conservation Botswana with the Tlhokmela Trust was held at the 3 Michelean star Le Bernardin Restaurant in New York. Attendees were truly a “Who’s Who” of the Southern African travel industry, along with key members of the press. The purpose of the trust is to

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East Africa Bush Tails

10 Amazing Romantic Getaways  Our resident experts at AAC tracked the most romantic properties in the African bush (it’s a tough job, but someone has to do it), and created this lovers list of the 10 dreamiest destinations in Africa. Elephant Star Beds – Abu Camp, Botswana The stars form the

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AAC Events

The 30th Anniversary Show Must Go On The AAC tribe had a fun few days in Dallas and we so appreciate all our past and present travelers who came to visit. Mark, Saskia and Sarah were very busy talking about travels from as far back as 1991 and also with

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Office Trip Reports

Botswana – December 2015 I love taking someone on safari for the first time. My family has never shown much interest in traveling to Africa – boggles my mind but it’s true. I asked my Dad back in February – “Would you like to go on safari?” His response was

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Office Trip Reports

02 Dec – Kasane – BTTE Opening Ceremony and business sessions The opening ceremony was held at Sebona Nature and Recreational Park, and attended by the Botswana Minister for Tourism, who happens to be the Botswana Presidents brother. He gave an excellent speech, explaining the Botswana Governments position on Zero

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Sightings Recent Sightings Report There’s an almost incessant hum in the air – ga gona pula ga gona pula…. There’s no rain! Temperatures soared, with many records beaten, regularly reaching over 40 degrees during the day, when 35 degrees is more the norm. In and around Maun, the wildlife merges

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Special Sightings and Creatures 2015 featured many highlights for us and some of these were shared on our blog. Because of this, we thought we’d take a look back at some of the stories that stood out for us, many chosen for their drama and the incredible photographs that accompanied

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AAC Events

President Mark Nolting joins Wall Street Journal Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero to discuss safaris as a vacation.

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AAC Events

Mark Nolting, President of AAC, together with Kyle Witten and Szilvia Hegyi are all set up and ready to meet and chat with you at the NYTTS – come along on Saturday or Sunday to meet them, and hear first-hand about the exciting new camps, lodges, hotels and safari programs

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