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About Us

Services range from the development and implementation of Responsible Tourism policies for tourism providers through to general tourism consultancy linked to sustainability and the development of community-owned tourism enterprises. Tribal Voice works in partnership with other consultants and organisations when required to deliver multi-disciplined projects.

Tribal Voice is owned and managed by Dr Cheryl Mvula who has been recognised for her RT credentials and personal contribution to Responsible Tourism through the Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards. Cheryl’s specialist areas include ecotourism development, responsible wildlife tourism, walking and bird tourism, pro-poor tourism - for which she is globally recognised for her ground breaking work with the Maasai tribe in Kenya – tourism marketing and brand development, along with primate conservation. Senior Consultant Manny Mvula specialises in responsible wildlife tourism development and safari guide training, in particular responsible wildlife viewing etiquette.

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OUR MISSION: Tribal Voice Communications works with UK travel companies, destination tourism suppliers, local communities, conservation organisations and development NGOs to help make tourism a force for positive change-minimising the negative impacts of tourism on the environment, wildlife and local culture and harnessing the benefits to help conserve natural resources and improve the livelihoods of local communities in tourism destinations.









Tribal Voice has worked on a range of wildlife conservation and responsible tourism initiatives for a diverse range of clients and collaborating partners including:

Born Free Foundation
Travel Foundation
Federation of Tour Operators (FTO)
First Choice PLC
Kenya Association of Tour Operators
Mara Conservancy
Kent County Council
Swale Borough Council
Faversham Enterprise Partnership
Lilongwe Wildlife Centre
Robin Pope Safaris
The Bodyshop Foundation
African Insight
Kenya Wildife Service
Zambia Wildlife Authority

Tribal Voice Communications is a social enterprise that undertakes Responsible Tourism consultancy, using its profits to deliver conservation and community development initiatives in Africa that are linked to tourism. 

Through our work we aim to help make travel and tourism more responsible. In particular we seek to harness the power of tourism for wildlife conservation, the protection of fragile ecosystems and the enhancement of local peoples’ livelihoods in the developing world.


For further information contact Senior Consultant Dr Cheryl Mvula
Tribal Voice Communications Ltd. Company Registration No. 5578749
Maasai photos Georgina Cranston 

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