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Cover Story – January 2015


A prosperous New Year to Tourism Tattler’s readers. To me, the new year provides a new chapter in life waiting to be travelled and written. New destinations to be discovered, questions to be asked, and answers to be gleaned. But ...

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SA’s clean audit not good enough


The financial management of South Africa’s government departments and local municipal departments, while showing slight improvement, is still simply not good enough. By Tourism Tattler contributor Trevor Neethling. December 2014’s release of the Auditor General’s PFMA report for the 2013 ...

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2015 – Year of the Rhino?


Unofficially, the national statistic for rhino poaching deaths in South Africa during 2014 is 1173 – will 2015 be any better? By Tourism Tattler contributors, Trevor & Susan Barrett. Even the official statistic of 1020 poached rhino (as at 20 ...

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KZN South Coast – 2015 and Beyond


A New Year message to the travel trade from Ugu South Coast Tourism CEO, Justin Mackrory. A busy year, cramped with challenges overcome, new initiatives and exciting opportunities setting the path going forward in 2015. As with any business, and ...

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Educators Debate Challenges in Africa


The Private Hotel School’s Dr. Deborah Johnson recently participated in the 32nd annual EuroCHRIE (International Council for Tourism and Hospitality Educators) conference held in Dubai and hosted by The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management. By Tourism Tattler contributor, Charlene Nieuwoudt. ...

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IIPT Symposium in South Africa


The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is convening a World Symposium on Sustainable and Peaceful Communities and Nations through Tourism, Culture and Sport to be held at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, from the 16th to the 19th of February ...

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Why Deep Discounting Doesn’t Work


Hotels that participate in last-minute discount deals might not make the best business decision – no matter whether it is done to raise awareness or as a way to boost occupancy. By Tourism Tattler contributor, Jean Francois Mourier. Black Friday ...

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Risk In Tourism – Part 6


THE LAW OF CONTRACTS In Part 1 (page 36 – August 2014), I categorised risk into five categories, namely; 1. PEOPLE, 2. MONEY, 3. LAW, 4. SERVICE and 5. ECOLOGY. I will be dealing with the risk profile of each, ...

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Tourism Challenges in the New Year


In part one of a two part series, Dr. Peter Tarlow looks at issues that are likely to challenge the travel and tourism industry during 2015. Now that the December holidays are past, and the parties have ended, just like ...

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