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Tag Archives: Articles December 2015

Travel & Tourism Infographic


It’s amazing that 1 in 11 jobs globally rely on the travel and tourism industry as this infographic compiled by Mario Skrzypczak of Nerval Corporation (www.nervalcorp.com) clearly shows. One reason for the growth of travel and tourism is the rise ...

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AU funding model, a threat to tourism in Africa


South Africa hosted the African Union Summit in Sandton in Johannesburg from 07 June 2015 to the 15 June 2015. The AU want all member countries to impose a US$2 hospitality levy per hotel stay and a US$10 airfare levy ...

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Vulture Saving Initiative Takes Flight


VulPro is proud to announce the launch of a funding partnership with UK based The Hawking Centre, writes Kerri Wolter. Support for VulPro’s work is hugely needed and much appreciated. The Hawking Centre’s belief in our mission means the world ...

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Tea Time at Suncoast Towers Jeera Restaurant


THE famed tradition of the afternoon tea indulgence has just been transformed at Tsogo Sun’s Jeera restaurant into a robust, delectable and unique experience. The ultimate sensory tea service launched at Suncoast Towers hotel this week features a wide selection ...

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Diani Beach – Magical Kenya’s Hidden Gem


Kenya is renown as a Big 5 safari destination but not many are aware of its Marine 5, which abound along the country’s 1420 km coastline. Here, some truly unique hidden gems await international tourists to show off its marine ...

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ATA’s 40th Annual World Congress


I’ve attended travel trade conferences aplenty over the years, but ATA’s World Congress has set the bar in terms of programme content and quality speakers, writes Des Langkilde. The Africa Travel Association (ATA) 40th Annual World Congress held in Nairobi, ...

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Garden Court South Beach gets R22 million refurbishment


Garden Court South Beach, one of Durban’s landmark beachfront hotels, has undergone a multi-million rand refurbishment- an investment which has revived the 42-year-old property. The R22 million investment has made way for the remodel of the hotel’s public areas including ...

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The Fall and Rise of Tintswalo Atlantic


Tintswalo Atlantic was razed to the ground in March 2015 following a wildfire that blazed its way across the Cape Peninsula. Just three days shy of their eight-month rebuild deadline Tintswalo Atlantic re-opened to the public. This story shows what ...

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Property Review: Alfajiri Villas


From medical doctor to hospitality host to the rich and famous, the story of Alfajiri Villas owner Dr. Fabrizi Molinaro provides an interesting case study on marketing exclusivity, writes Des Langkilde. Alfajiri, meaning ‘dawn‘ in Swahili, is inappropriately named. I ...

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Law of Contracts – Part 16


In Part 1 (August 2014), I categorised risk into five categories, namely; 1. PEOPLE, 2. MONEY, 3. LAW, 4. SERVICE and 5. ECOLOGY. In this series, I deal with the risk profile of each, i.e. broadly speaking the areas of ...

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Being Positive When Your Colleagues Are Negative


Somehow no matter how much we may try to make December a happy month, there are always some people who tend to take a negative view on life. In a business environment, such as tourism, negativity can be deadly, writes ...

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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani’s Lingela restaurant refurbished


The Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani’s Lingela Restaurant – known for its delectable buffet – has reopened its doors serving a renewed look following a R3.7 million refurbishment. Guests can look forward to a modern and polished new look, designed ...

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