The Gambia Experience Press

Explore our comprehensive Gambia press archive with stories, features and articles from national and regional press dating back to 2013.

The Best Places in Africa to sleep beneath the Stars

26 February 2014 - CNN - Emma Gregg

The Stilted Lodge, Mandina Lodges, the Gambia The Stilted Lodge adds something extra -- a thatched two-story riverside tower with open sides, including a (discreet) open-air bathroom, separate bedroom and lounge room.

 

The Gambia Experience adds new hotel to its Unique Collection

20 February 2014 - The Gambia Experience - Press Office

Independent tour operator, The Gambia Experience has added a new hotel to its ‘Unique Collection’ of properties. The recently opened White Horse Residence in the small coastal village of Batokunku is built in the style of a traditional African Lodge and is positioned only 150 metres from a private white sand beach.

 

March Holiday Offers to Kotu, The Gambia

21 January 2014 - The Gambia Experience - Press Office

The average temperature in The Gambia in March is 34 degrees, with an average of ten hours of sunshine.

 

Birdwatching Tours with Chris Packham or Malick Suso

12 December 2013 - The Gambia Experience - Press Office

The Gambia is a birdwatcher’s paradise with this small country containing in the region of 540 species. There is a diverse selection of habitats including forest-savannah and mangrove tributaries, enriched by the striking River Gambia.

 

Christmas Travel Offers to The Gambia

21 October 2013 - The Gambia Experience - Press Office

The Gambia has many appeals as a Christmas or New Year break ~ unbeatable winter sun (December average of 31 degrees), uncrowded beaches, warmth of welcome from the English-speaking locals, and a vibrant culture.

 

Winter Sun Bookings Up & Early Booking Incentives Live

13 September 2013 - The Gambia Experience - Press Office

Independent tour operator, The Gambia Experience reports strong sales for winter sun holidays to The Gambia - following its November 2013 – October 2014 brochure release in June - with Gatwick bookings up 14% year on year.

 

Luxury & Unique Twin Centre Holiday in The Gambia

15 August 2013 - The Gambia Experience - Press Office

This November*, The Gambia Experience is offering a 7-night twin-centre holiday in The Gambia from £999 per person, resulting in a saving of up to £277pp, including the above early booking discount of £100pp; valid if booked by 31 August 2013.

 

Save £100 on Gambia Cruise

13 August 2013 - 101 Holidays - Newsdesk

The Gambia Experience is offering an 11 night holiday in the Gambia in January 2014. Start off with four nights at a four-star coastal hotel before boarding a cruise ship in Banjul to sail 250 nautical miles into the Gambia River.

 

Rivers of West Africa Cruise Early Booking Offer

05 August 2013 - The Gambia Experience - Press Office

This winter, The Gambia Experience is pleased to re-introduce, in collaboration with Variety Cruises – its Rivers of West Africa cruises aboard the MY Harmony V.

 

New Volunteering Opportunities in The Gambia

15 July 2013 - The Gambia Experience - Press Office

The Gambia Experience has joined forces with the award-winning volunteer organisation, people and places in order to offer designated volunteering programmes for those who wish to spend four weeks or more assisting charitable projects in The Gambia.

 

NEW: The Gambia Experience Brochure 2013/14 incorporating Senegal

17 June 2013 - The Gambia Experience - Press Office

Independent tour operator, The Gambia Experience launches its November 2013 – October 2014 brochure this month. The brochure again incorporates sister company The Senegal Experience due to continuing interest in twin and multi-centre holidays.

 

Sunshine with Smiles

28 February 2013 - Hampshire Society + Wiltshire Society Magazines - Tessa Webber

Leaving the rain-soaked shores of England behind her, Tessa Webber headed due south for The Gambia, Africa's smiling coast, and found warmth that came from more than the sun

 

Natural Charm

16 February 2013 - Southern Daily Echo - Seven Days - Tessa Webber

Tessa Webber shook herself free of the freezing temperatures in England and found plenty to warm the heart in The Gambia

 

Back to School

13 February 2013 - ABTA Magazine - Glen Mutel

Glen Mutel heads into rural Gambia and gets a warm welcome from the locals and their children.

 

Explore The Gambia for that winter sun

02 February 2013 - The Portsmouth News - Weekend Travel - Rory McKeown

Holidaymakers searching for that much needed winter sun should take a good look at The Gambia, reports Rory McKeown

 

Smile - it's The Gambia

30 January 2013 - Locate Magazine (Jan-Mar issue) - Nick Elvin

The Gambia's reputation for friendly people, excellent beaches and diverse wildlife is well-deserved, as Nick Elvin discovers

 

Uncovering Gambia

25 January 2013 - Time and Leisure Magazine (Wimbledon, Putney, Wandsworth, Barnes, Southfields, Earlsfield) - Tony Kane

"Gambia is a country full of surprises. Tony Kane escapes to this little paradise in West Africa."

 

Uncovering Gambia

25 January 2013 - Time and Leisure Magazine (Wimbledon, Putney, Wandsworth, Barnes, Southfields, Earlsfield) - Tony Kane

"Gambia is a country full of surprises. Tony Kane escapes to this little paradise in West Africa."

 

Uncovering Gambia

25 January 2013 - Time and Leisure Magazine (Wimbledon, Putney, Wandsworth, Barnes, Southfields, Earlsfield) - Tony Kane

"Gambia is a country full of surprises. Tony Kane escapes to this little paradise in West Africa."

 

Uncovering Gambia

25 January 2013 - Time and Leisure Magazine (Wimbledon, Putney, Wandsworth, Barnes, Southfields, Earlsfield) - Tony Kane

"Gambia is a country full of surprises. Tony Kane escapes to this little paradise in West Africa."

 

Smiling in The Gambia

23 January 2013 - Exclusive Magazine - This article first appeared in the January issue of Exclusive Magazines www.exclusivemagazines.co.uk - Michael Johns

If the grey skies and frosty temperatures of home are getting you down, then The Smiling Coast of Africa might just be your perfect tonic.

 

Winter Warmer

22 January 2013 - Guide2 Magazine - Rory McKeown

The Gambia is a perfect destination for people looking to unwind at a resort while embracing the vast culture the country has to offer, reports Rory McKeown.

 

Winning Projects Announced to receive Flights & Funds Donation

22 January 2013 - The Gambia Experience - Press Office

To commemorate its 25 Year Anniversary this winter, The Gambia Experience chose to donate funds and flights to UK and Gambian-originating projects making a positive difference within The Gambia.

 

Experiencing The Gambia

02 January 2013 - Time and Leisure Magazine (Clapham, Battersea & Fulham) - Tony Kane

Tony Kane visits an art retreat at a floating paradise in the Gambian jungle.

 

Take A Wild Ride In Gorgeous Gambia

20 December 2012 - Colchester Gazette - Andrea Collitt

Andrea Collitt is charmed during a stay in warm and welcoming The Gambia, where she experienced the country's culture - and plenty of its food.