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Tag Archives: Articles October 2016

A Lilizela Service win for Garden Court Blackrock Hotel

Garden Court Blackrock Hotel

The South African tourism industry celebrated its top business owners and service providers at the fourth annual Lilizela Tourism Awards held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on the 16 October 2016. From this year’s record number of 1122 ...

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Newly renovated Garden Court Polokwane delights business and leisure guests


The Garden Court Polokwane, strategically situated in the heart of Limpopo Province’s capital city, recently completed a renovation project which enhanced the entire property – providing business and leisure guests with more comfort and versatility. In the midst of South ...

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Lucé launches new menu


The spectacularly-located Lucé in Hyde Park has launched an exciting new menu, crafted by. Formerly executive sous chef at The Palazzo Montecasino, Jordaan has injected his own brand of culinary flair into the Lucé menu, creating traditional Italian dishes in ...

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ATA World Tourism Conference Rwanda


The Africa Travel Association (ATA), a division of the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), is proud to announce its 41st Annual World Tourism Conference will take place November 14- 17, 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda. The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) is ...

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Global Tourist Arrivals Up 4%


According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 4% between January and June 2016 compared to the same period last year. Destinations worldwide received 561 million international tourists (overnight visitors), 21 million more than ...

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Africa Tightens Business Visa Requirements


Some African countries are getting stricter in terms of their visa requirements. They often require not only a letter of invitation and an itinerary, but also proof of company registration, bank-account statements, tax-clearance certificates and a minimum bank balance. By Raylene ...

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Lalibela Repopulates Game Reserve


The three main aspects of any African safari are the game-viewing, the accommodation and the food. But the main reason why tourists go on safari is to view game and, as an inbound industry, we should try to remember this ...

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Language Skills & Tourism


Tourism is the only sector that can alleviate the challenges of unemployment, but South Africans must learn as many international languages as possible, and that starts at school level. By Unathi Henama. I have noted before that tourism is the ...

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Top 6 Hospitality Degree Programmes


The hospitality industry is increasingly being pursued by job seekers due to the numerous opportunities presented by hotels, restaurants, resorts, casinos and theme parks among other related institutions. This article provides a brief summary of the most rewarding Hospitality Degree Programmes to improve your chances ...

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Sports & Tourism Experts Gather for SETE 2016


The 6th Sports & Events Tourism Exchange CONNECT EDITION, hosted by the City of Tshwane, from 25 to 27 October 2016, has already attracted a panel of experts from an array of countries to share leading global-trends with local audiences. ...

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African Tourism Boards Head for London


Visitors to WTM London 2016 will have the opportunity to talk to all the major African tourism boards as the region continues to raise its profile at the leading global event for the travel industry. By Simon Press. From established ...

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The Value of Accredited Grading Assessors


What exactly does an Accredited Grading Assessor do, and why are their jobs so important? By Refiloe Mothibe. Main image credit: Long Lee Manor, Shamwari Game Reserve. One of the things that makes travel so exciting is its wild unpredictability. ...

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The Underestimated Value of Housekeeping


There are many factors that contribute to a guests’ enjoyable stay, however, one aspect that is often underestimated and overlooked is the housekeeping. By Paul Duverge. There are various departments in the workings of a hotel that greatly contribute to ...

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Adventure Tourism from a Legal Perspective – Part 4


This series of articles explores the legal aspects associated with the risks of operating an adventure tourism business, with specific relevance to the legal framework applicable to South Africa. Part 1 in this series provided definitions for the term Adventure, ...

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Law of Contracts – Part 22


Enforcing Your Contract: Homework – What To Do Before You Go Ahead. By Adv Louis Nel. (For a summary on this series see end of article). THE NEXT STEP I.E. STEP 3 IS TO CONSIDER THE IMPACT ON VARIOUS ASPECTS OF YOUR ...

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6 Steps to Native Advertising Success


It’s not about the number, the exposure or even the CTR. Follow these 6 steps if you want native advertising success. By Stine Bjerre Herdel. Few companies who have the money to buy media space in the form of branded ...

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The Importance Of Online Reviews


Many tourists use online reviews to help them figure out where to stay, where to eat, or what to do while in town. This article provides tips and suggestions on how to manage Online Reviews to ensure greater customer satisfaction and repeat business. By Alexander ...

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Mercedes-Benz Vision Van


Unveiled at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016, Mercedes-Benz Vans shows a revolutionary van study for the urban environment with the Vision Van. The Vision Van evolved as part of the strategic future initiative adVANce. With adVANce, Mercedes-Benz Vans is developing ...

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