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Seychelles Tourism On Global Islands Partnership


Minister of Tourism & Culture of Seychelles, Alain St.Ange had the honour last week to be appointed as Senior Advisor of Small Islands Eco-Marine Tourism Development for Nias Islands of Indonesia in the Indian Ocean. The partnership has been initiated ...

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Andrew Latimer appointed as Head of Market for Avios in South Africa

Andrew Latimer, Head of Market at Avios South Africa

Andrew Latimer has been appointed as Head of Market for Avios in South Africa, where he will oversee the development of the Avios Travel Rewards Programme both locally and in Southern Africa. His focus will be on delivering the overarching ...

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South African Festival Bucket List


The festive season is here along with your accumulated annual leave and there are things you just have to do. South Africa is renowned for its festivals, which are all worth experiencing at least once. Why not join in and ...

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Walk with Sir Ian ‘Beefy’ Botham


Sir Ian ‘Beefy’ Botham – an iconic English Cricketer, takes on his mammoth charity walk around SA. It is such a wonderful charity initiative and 100% of the proceeds go to the charities he supports in SA – not a ...

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2015 SAVRALA Motor Manufacturer Award


Celebrating its 20th year, the SAVRALA 2015 Manufacturer of the Year (MOTY) was revealed during a gala award ceremony at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton on 23 October. Incredibly, for six consecutive years, Volkswagen South Africa (VW) took the accolade ...

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Recognising the ‘Best of the Best’ in South African Tourism


This year’s Lilizela Tourism Awards national gala ceremony recognised ‘the Best of the Best’ in the South African tourism trade, writes Des Langkilde. Lilizela, an Nguni word, meaning to ululate: a uniquely African act of congratulating work well done. Lilizela ...

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How to Support Responsible Travel in Africa


Tour operators play a major role in influencing responsible travel through the holiday packages they design and offer to clients. Your business can support responsible travel in Africa by promoting Fair Trade Tourism certified tourism products and by packaging and ...

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Paul Kruger Must Fall, Paul Kruger Must Rise


The acts of statue vandalism that have beset South Africa this year highlight the need for the country to protect its cultural heritage for tourism growth, writes Unathi Sonwabile Henama. The statue of Afrikaner hero Paul Kruger, located at the ...

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Three Ways to Shorten Your Sales Cycle


Every company’s ultimate goal is financial success (a.k.a. profitability) but many find it difficult to maintain, especially when their product or service has a lengthy sales cycle, writes Jennifer Nagy. Here are three ways that a B2B business can shorten ...

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Eskom Carnage On Vultures Continues


The recent discovery of another 4 Cape vultures found electrocuted by the Eskom distribution network in the Eastern Cape, should ring alarm bells for the environmental management division of Eskom, writes Kerri Wolter. The South African Electricity Supply Commission (Eskom) ...

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Law of Contracts – Part 15


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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How Tourism Can Lead To Rural Regeneration


Creative packaging and marketing of rural tourism attractions can lead to job creation and rural regeneration, writesProf. Melville Saayman. Earlier this year, whilst doing research in one of the national parks, I was confronted by poverty and the impact thereof. ...

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New Airlines Flying To Durban


As an influx of international airlines announced this year that they will launch flights to Durban, tourism to the East Coast of South Africa is set to be uplifted ahead of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Ethiopian Airlines, the flag carrier ...

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Why Tour Operators Should Attend 2016 ATA Congress


11 November 2015. The 2016 Africa Travel Association (ATA) Congress will be held in Rwanda. This announcement was made today at the 40th ATA Congress Annual Membership Meeting, held at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. So why ...

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TGCSA Launches Basket of Benefits


Having your hospitality establishment graded now means more than a few stars – it also provides access to a range of meaningful benefits. Tourism Tattler (TT) spoke to Thembi Kunene, Chief Quality Assurance Officer at the Tourism Grading Council of ...

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