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SA Tourism Stats – March


The latest South African Hotel Stats for the full 2014 year, shows that hotel occupancies stabilised and room rates continued to improve, resulting in Average Room Occupancy (ARO) of 62.5%, with an Average Room Rate (ARR) of R1,019 and Revenue ...

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Coffee Bay NGO Seeks School Furniture


Coffee Shack, a backpackers establishment located on the banks of the Bomvu River in the Wild Coast region of the Eastern Cape, South Africa is looking for school furniture for the local Tyelinzima High School. The nearest high school to ...

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Centre For Entrepreneurship Launched


Stellenbosch 360 launched the world class Centre for Entrepreneurship at a network function on Tuesday 25th March, at the Tourism Information Centre in Market Street. Facilities include a craft incubator, a retail shop (which sells beautiful handmade Stellenbosch souvenirs and ...

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Zulu Kingdom Remains Exceptional


The South African province of KwaZulu-Natal remains the number one tourism destination for local travellers, attracting more than one third of the domestic tourism market. According to Tourism KwaZulu-Natal (TKZN) CEO, Ndabo Khoza, speaking at an industry briefing held on ...

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V&A Waterfront Re-imagines History


Imagine forty-two 33 metre high concrete tubes each with a diameter of 5.5 metres, with no open space to experience the volume from within. Imagine redesigning this into a functional space that will not only pay tribute to its original ...

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How to Invest Tourism Profits


As a business owner, you work hard for the money that you earn. As a business in the tourism or retail sectors, you may expect the upcoming April holiday season to be a busy and financially rewarding period. After this ...

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Rhino Are In Trouble


The above rhino was sketched by Dereck Joubert in a matter of seconds from memory. In a decade’s time will rhinos be so easy to draw from memory as they fade into extinction? Great Plains Conservation would like to hear ...

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Earth Hour 2014 – Live Updates


A big thank you to everyone who joined Tourism Tattler’s call to unite for Earth Hour 2014. Millions of people in more than 150 countries and 7000 cities across all 7 continents came together for Earth Hour 2014 on 29 March ...

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Protea-Marriott Merger Appointments


Mark Satterfield, the Chief Operating Officer of Marriott International’s Middle East & Africa Continent organization, will be relocating to the Protea Hospitality Group’s head office in Cape Town, South Africa, to act as business leader overseeing the integration of the ...

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First African carrier to order Boeing 737 MAX


Johannesburg, 19 March 2014: South Africa’s private domestic airline operator – JSE-listed Comair Limited today announced an order for eight Boeing 737 MAX 8s, making Comair the first African airline operator to order the new 737 MAX. The order has a ...

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Promising the Earth at Hotel Verde

Earth Hour is held every Wednesday at Hotel Verde

It seems that guests are enjoying the eco-conscious reminders Hotel Verde have introduced as part of their holistic, sustainable vision. Not only does the hotel implement a range of green operational practices, but they have recently introduced a weekly Earth ...

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Best Safaris in Africa Announced


Now in its sixth year, the 2014 Safari Awards, reveal the very best safari lodges, camps and houses alongside the most outstanding safari guides and operators in Africa – the ‘who’s who’ of the safari community. Sponsored by The Good ...

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Financial Reporting Requirements


For businesses in South Africa. In South Africa, business entities can operate in various forms; the first form is what is referred to as incorporated – for example a Company or a Close Corporation. Other businesses can trade as a ...

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Tourism Support Center Launched


The business of tourism has become a fiercely competitive global cyber-market. To many, this cyber-market is as confusing to the layman as the terminology or ‘Geek-Speak’. But never fear, for Tourism Tattler have launched Tourism Support Services just for you. ...

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March for Lions on March 15th


What to do when Sustainable Use, becomes Sustained Abuse Join the Global March for Lions to stop the canned hunting industry in South Africa and put pressure on governments to stop the importation of lion parts. And if you think that ...

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Plan B for Rhino Conservation


The tragedy of the horn debate is that South Africa’s highly respected rhino custodians (park authorities, field rangers, anti-poaching, monitoring teams) and even politicians have embraced a failed, pro-trade economic model as the answer to the rhino crisis. By Colin ...

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Travellers Want Personalised Service


Primary research of 7,000 international globetrotters worldwide reveals the latest needs and desires of today’s traveller. The expectations of 21st century travellers are evolving – and the standards expected of global hotel brands are high, according to new research published ...

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Travel Trade Shows


How to attract the best of them. Trade shows have long been seen as an important marketing tool for a large number of industries that need to exhibit their products to a specific audience. By Dr Peter Tarlow. Since almost ...

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Under Insurance Risks


The protracted devaluation of the rand over the last two years has left many insured’s with inadequate cover. The effect on claims payments can be catastrophic for clients already under pressure from an unforgiving economic climate. By Paul Halley. Restaurants, ...

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March Cover Story


Our front cover for March is dedicated to the lion (Panthera leo) − one of the four big cats in the genus Panthera. Wild lions currently exist in sub-Saharan Africa and in Asia (where an endangered remnant population resides in ...

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Winner of the February Competition


CONGRATULATIONS to the following 6 winners: (1): Harry During of Philippolis Old Jail; (2): Angela Wheeler of Capebuzz Tours; (3): Phillip Bokaba of Motsethabo Tours; (4): Jasmin Johnson of UkubonaAfrica Tours; (5): Grant Hine of FGASA; and (6): Linda Hodgkinson (freelance ...

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