Evocative and magical, Zanzibar offers the quintessential Indian Ocean experience with palm-fringed coastlines, powder- white sand, coral gardens, and colorful aquatic life. Meticulous research into accommodation, dining and sightseeing, coupled with detailed maps and comprehensive cultural and environmental sections make this a must-have guide to the archipelago. Mafia and Pemba islands are covered in detail. The most updated and detailed guide available, it includes the more ethically-minded hotels, tour operators and activities, from fair-trade shopping to marine awareness guidelines.
Chris McIntyre is managing director of a UK travel company, Expert Africa, specializing in southern Africa. A regular traveler throughout the region, he is the author of Bradt’s Namibia, Zambia, and Botswana guides. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a tourism consultant to the Department for International Development.
Susan McIntyre is a London-based PR and marketing consultant, specializing in the travel and tourism industry. Susan has worked closely with the media to promote responsible global travel in southern Africa and has written a number of travel articles on the destinations about which she is most ardent.