Q & A with Africa’s Eden

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Gabon’s tourism – most of it sustainable tourism – will quite possibly vanish by the end of August. The sudden withdrawal of Africa’s Eden, the main creator of tourism to the country, spells disaster for many people’s dreams, the country’s name, and a section of the economy. The marketing director for Africa’s Eden, Jacqueline Van […]

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Loango Lodge, Gabon

Who They Are The Africa’s Eden lodges and camps vary greatly in terms of what they offer and where they are situated. But wherever you are in Loango National Park, forest, savannah, lagoon, and beach are never very far away. Loango Lodge, where Operation Loango began in 2001, features 7 upscale, traditionally decorated bungalows, each […]

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Africa’s Eden, Gabon

Africa’s Eden is the result of Dutch entrepreneur Rombout Swanborn’s dream. In 2001 Operation Loango was started by his Société de Conservation et Dévelopement to develop low-impact tourism and to start research, park management and education activities in national parks in western Central Africa. The idea was that tourism could and should pay for conservation. […]

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