Annabel is the Marketing Director at Yellow Zebra Safaris
Annabel was excited to join the Yellow Zebra team, having previously held marketing positions at a number of leading UK-based tour operators. Annabel loves the variety of marketing, whether that’s working on a newsletter or looking at ways to improve the experience clients have on the website.
Born in Germany and raised in Kentucky for some of her childhood, Annabel is no stranger to foreign climes. However, it was a game ranger’s course at a wildlife rehabilitation centre in South Africa during her teenage years that truly opened her eyes to the rest of the world.
After school she went travelling for a year, starting her journey in India, where she taught English in a remote part of Rajasthan, and finishing up in a hammock on the beach in Mexico. From there, it made sense to try to indulge this love of the faraway with her academic side. She went on to read Tourism and Marketing in Bristol, where she gained a First Class BA Honours degree.
Since university, Annabel has taken every opportunity to travel the globe from St Petersburg to the Seychelles, Tuscany to Vietnam, Lithuania to Lisbon. Annabel has also now enjoyed a safari to Tanzania, as well as a honeymoon to Mozambique and Zambia with Yellow Zebra. It's safe to say she's firmly got the 'Africa bug'!
Most memorable experience
Snorkelling alongside seals in the Galapagos Islands, with humpback whales diving in the background. Or, toasting marshmallows above bubbling lava, having climbed to the top of an active volcano in Guatemala.
"Emma was so helpful in planning our dream trip to Uganda. Her recommendations for Gorilla treks and where to stay were perfect and very appreciated. I was hesitant to travel during the pandemic but with her guidance we had a fantastic trip with absolutely no issues. Yellow Zebras informed us o..."
"Just back from three marvelous, unforgettable weeks in Tanzania's Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Zanzibar, arranged by Yellow Zebra. This was my fifth safari with YZ. Although I keep returning to them because all my trips have been well organized with utmost care and grace, I had some trepidations aro..."
"Yellow Zebra was fantastic!! Their customer service was incredible with constantly changing travel plans and I can’t say enough about it. (Original trip was supposed to be April 2020) Because of how amazing their service was my trip to South Africa was able to happen! (June 2021) Thank you for al..."
"We were so elated that we selected Yellow Zebra to book our South African honeymoon. We worked with their staff for a little over two years as we were planning/booking our trip, reschudling our trip (due to Covid), and finally when we went on our trip. The relationships that they have with local..."
"Again, I must say how much I appreciate all that Lauren and the rest of her team at Yellow Zebra have done to ‘Fix’ things. I had to put off our trip to Africa for a second year in a row as we are unable to get vaccinated from Covid 19 in time. Without hesitation, Lauren and her team were able to..."
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