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Invitation to Filmmakers Incentive briefing


On behalf of the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission and the dti, South Coast Tourism is inviting interested parties to attend THE SOUTH AFRICAN EMERGING BLACK FILMMAKERS INCENTIVE briefing. Date: 26th November 2014 Time: 2pm – 4pm Venue: Studio 1, Upper Arcade ...

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New Management for Garden Court Durban


Tsogo Sun has announced new appointments at Garden Court Marine Parade and Garden Court South Beach. John Aritho, former General Manager – Southern Sun Maharani, has been newly appointed as the General Manager at Garden Court Marine Parade and will ...

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Millions Invested in Umhlanga Beach Tourism


November 2014: Tens of millions of rands are being invested in Umhlanga below the ridge with a new tower development at Protea Hotel Umhlanga that will see the hotel double its capacity from 120 rooms to 240. Construction crews have ...

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Blue Marlin Hotel Revamp Complete


The Blue Marlin Hotel (Blue Marlin) in Scottburgh on KwaZulu-Natal‘s (KZN) South Coast is back on South Africa’s tourist radar. In April 2013, Dream Vacation Club entered into a partnership with the owners and took over the management of the ...

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Durban Calls for Proposals


Duzi Umngeni Conservation Trust – Durban Green Corridor seeks proposals for joint business ventures to be implemented at The Green Hub at Blue Lagoon, Durban. Calls for proposals are invited for joint business ventures that would maximise the beautiful natural ...

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Hotel Verde receives World Responsible Tourism Award for Best City Hotel


They’ve done it again – Hotel Verde, Africa’s greenest hotel, by BON Hotels, received the international World Responsible Tourism Award for Best City Hotel at World Travel Market UK on 5 November 2014. Nominated by Cape Town Tourism in recognition ...

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Diary Entry – Taste: 6-8th March 2015


Decadent & Extravagant: Announcing the very first Taste of PE! Calling all food fanatics, drinks devotees, cuisine queens, gourmands and gastronomes! Taste, the International Culinary Festival, best described by many as an unforgettable experience of foodie and restaurant heaven, has ...

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Webtickets partners with Pick n Pay


Header Image: Celebrating the Pick n Pay and Webtickets retail partnership, from left: Christy Turner, Co-Founder of Webtickets, Sabine Lehmann, CEO of the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, Richard van Rensburg, Deputy CEO of Pick n Pay, and Jonathan Wayne, Co-Founder ...

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Brand South Africa Appoints APO Senegal


The African Press Organization (APO) has announced its appointment by Brand South Africa, the official marketing agency of South Africa, to provide media relations services across Africa and beyond. Brand South Africa is the official marketing agency of South Africa, ...

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Entries open for 2015 Lilizela Tourism Awards


SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM has announced that entries for the 2015 Lilizela Tourism Awards are now open until 15 May 2015. Consumer voting is also open to the members of the public, and will close on 31 May 2015. This announcement ...

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Rugby Museum at V&A Cape Town


The Springbok Experience team would like to introduce themselves to the travel trade as a world-class sports museum, right in the heart of the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa. The Springbok Experience has plenty to offer as an indoor ...

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TBCSA Immigration Report Leaked


IMMIGRATION REPORT LEAKS SHOULD NOT DISTRACT INDUSTRY FROM TASK AT HAND – TBCSA Pretoria, 11 November 2014: The leaking of the TBCSA report on the impact of South Africa’s new immigration regulations on the travel and tourism sector, is unfortunate ...

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Cover Story – November 2014


This edition of Tourism Tattler is dedicated to the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA). The TGCSA was established in the year 2000, and operates as a business unit of South African Tourism. Over the past 14 years, the ...

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Planning your year-end function


As the end of the year is around the corner and planning a year-end function forms part of wrapping up another year, Quintin Wiehahn Managing Director of The Menlyn Boutique Hotel shares some tips on planning the perfect year-end function. ...

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Southern Africa: Island hopping at its best


The Southern Africa region consists of 15 countries, including Madagascar; Mauritius, Seychelles and Tanzania – perfect island hopping destinations. By Kwakye Donkor. The Southern Africa region consists of 15 countries, namely, Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Lesotho, ...

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South Africa Awards Trade for Service Excellence


The 2014 Lilizela Tourism Awards provincial and national winners were announced at glittering ceremonies across South Africa during Tourism Month in September (Free State and Gauteng in October). Tourism Tattler attended the National awards ceremony held at the Lyric Theatre ...

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South Coast Tourism’s 2014 Lilizela winners


It is with great pleasure that South Coast Tourism extends our sincerest congratulations to two of our members. These members have been awarded the highly coveted national Lilizela Tourism Award at a ceremony held on Thursday 9th October in Johannesburg. ...

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South African Tourism: Voted SA’s Best


CONGRATULATIONS to the following South African tourism establishments who have been awarded the prestigious 2014 Lilizela Tourism Awards trophy and certificate in acknowledgement of Service Excellence. These images have been extracted from the November 2014 edition of the Tourism Tatter ...

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Money & Payment


In Part 1 (page 36 – August issue), 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, i.e. broadly speaking the ...

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