is about helping to:
“preserve and enhance the beautiful”
Gail Grimmett, President, Travel Leaders Group’s Elite Travel Division
A group of 7000 travel agencies, the single largest in the USA.
‘First do no harm.
Then do some good.’
Nathan Layton, 28, stopped breathing within an hour of being bitten at a Wildlife College. He and his girlfriend
came here on an adventure. He died because nobody had a BVM or could manually ventilate. That’s at a
training college. You can teach a lay person how to ventilate a victim, in under five minutes.
“this is very very sad. as Zambians we should demand for
answers from the lodge operators. did they give the tourists
instructions on what to do and not to do? where were the
guards? safety issues are not taken seriously in our
country. no wonder people go over to the Zim side. the
elephant should be killed. condolences to the bereaved.”
But People get
and they get
They travel older now.
They have more medical conditions.
Its not unpredictable.
These factors create an
unsolvable problem for urban
Safaris involve people and
people will get sick and hurt.
create a responsibility to
Parks have no formal
infrastructure therefore no
reliable medical services.
The staff in camps are non-
medical so a system has to be
built on laypeople.
Camps are small and
dispersed requiring a
Parks are remote places so
getting help in or people out
takes a very long time.