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UK Airport Parking: Pre-booking Saves 60%


Passengers flying from airports in Northern Ireland could save up to 60% by pre-booking parking at long stay airport car parks instead of turning up on the day and paying at the gate, the UK Consumer Council has found. The ...

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New South African Visa Regulations Postponed


Tuesday 16 September 2014. The Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA) has announced that Minister Gigaba has agreed to postpone the new South African Visa birth certificate regulations for travelling with children from 1 October 2014 to June 2015. SATSA’s ...

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Winners of the Ikhokha Edge Competition


CONGRATULATIONS to the following winners who entered the Ikhokha Edge Mpos Card Reader Competition published in the Tourism Tattler July & August 2014 Editions: 1. Hemlatha Lil Ruthan of SATIB Insurance Brokers, Durban; 2. Alan Saffery of Winelands Experience, Franschhoek; ...

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Comments Prize Winner from August


CONGRATULATIONS to Heather Hunter, who has won the August prize for sharing our Pinterest ‘Travel Metaphores’ board image on Twitter. Heather’s prize of a “Eye of the Leopard’ DVD by Derek and Beverley Joubert, will be delivered with the compliments ...

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Tourism Growth Key for SA and Car Rentals


South African tourism, exceeding over 10 million arrivals last year and its growing GDP contribution which now exceeds 9%, has demonstrated sustained growth well above the global industry norm. Reflecting further on the extent of this performance, one is reminded ...

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Business Insurance for SMME’s


Entrepreneurs need insurance cover at affordable premiums, but they also need access to other factors that contribute to business success, such as access to finance, training, mentorship and market access. By Paula Bester. The Tourism Enterprise Partnership (TEP) and Sky ...

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OTM-India Partners with Africa Travel Trade


OTM – India’s biggest Trade Show has partnered with the Africa travel trade by signing a Media Partnership with Tourism Tattler – Africa’s official travel trade journal. “We are pleased that Tourism Tattler has accepted our invitation to participate in ...

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SETE 2014 Builds On Hosted Buyers Success Stories


The highly-anticipated 2014 edition of the Sports and Events Tourism Exchange (SETE) exhibition and conference is fast approaching. Currently in its fourth year of existence, this exciting event is set to attract major local and international role players in the ...

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Property Review: Wild Clover Farm


The likelihood of finding a four-leaf clover in nature is 1 in 10 000, and according to Irish superstition, brings the finder good luck. Tourism Tattler found both when visiting this unique hospitality establishment located in Stellenbosch, along Cape Town’s ...

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PART 2 – People


In Part 1 (page 36 – August issue), I labeled 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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4 Reasons to Use Online Marketing in the Tourism Industry


Tourism is an industry that, above all, serves people. The world is changing, and people are changing with it; the way they interact with each other and with businesses is constantly evolving. By Chevaun Herholdt. As a customer-centric industry, tourism ...

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Photography – Part 5: The Camera Histogram


Many photographic enthusiasts have discovered the value of reviewing the histogram whilst working in the field. The histogram is the graph of the tonal range which one can make visible when reviewing your photographs on the camera. By Peter Wickham. ...

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PART 3 − Incident Management


In Part 1 of this three part series, I wrote about the ‘Big 5’ preventative measures in managing risk. Part 2 dealt with the fine print of insurance policies – aka policy wording and in this article I conclude the ...

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All Terrain, All-wheel drive, All New: Sprinter 4×4


Off-road vehicles have an enthusiastic following because of their many uses and versatility, especially in the widely varying off-road driving conditions, terrain and weather of South Africa. The country’s unique road and weather challenges may require spßecial skills and equipment ...

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Ford Expands Commercial Vehicle Range


With the recent introduction of the all-new Ford Transit into the South African and Sub-Sahara African markets, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is continuing its plan to expand its commercial vehicle presence on the African continent. The Ford ...

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Find Business Partners in Namibia


Your client wants a seven-night authentic bush camp safari in Namibia for a party of four, and to experience the culture of San Bushmen. The safari request is no problem but where the heck do you find someone who specialises ...

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Cover Story – September 2014


September is Tourism Month, and our front cover portrait of Nelson Mandela, by digital artist *Guy Whitby, reflects the technological evolution from an analog to a digital age – a transformation that ‘Madiba’ himself lived through. In the words of ...

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