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CHANGES TO RESTURANTS AT MONTECASINO

Exciting changes are underway at Montecasino! With Spring around the corner, it’s out with the old and in with the new – in the form of a variety of new restaurants across the length of Gauteng’s premier entertainment destination. “At ...

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Heritage Tourism Attraction Opens in PE

Renovations and upgrading of the Campanile, one of Port Elizabeth’s most visible skyline and audible heritage landmarks, has been completed and is now open to visitors to the Friendly City. The newly renovated heritage site was unveiled on Tuesday 15 ...

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Mhondoro Game Lodge Scoops Winelist Award

Mhondoro Game Lodge is one of only a select few South African game lodges to have received the coveted 2017 Diners Club Platinum Winelist Award. The luxurious 5-star safari lodge is located in Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Waterberg (Limpopo ...

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Roadshow To Address Northern Cape Tourism Issues

FEDHASA Cape in partnership with the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) and Tourism Marketing South Africa (TOMSA) will team up to host a Tourism Industry Partnership Roadshow in a bid to address key issues affecting the hospitality and ...

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Fancourt Announces New Ambassador

Fancourt has announced their strategic partnership with the glamorous Mrs South Africa finalist, and mom of two, Gela Le Roux. Gela and Fancourt share the same core ideals; integrity, innovation, excellence and family values, making this partnership one of like-mindedness. ...

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Toyota Launches Free Service Plan for Operators

Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) has announced that it will increase its support to the tourism transport industry with the introduction of a complimentary 3-year / 60,000 km service plan for all new Ses’fikile vehicles sold from 1 August 2017. ...

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Air Mauritius Flying High Despite Quarterly Loss

Air Mauritius financial results for the first quarter of their 2017/2018 financial year reports positive operating performance despite a bottom-line impacted by a non-realized deficit. The first quarter normally coincides with the low tourist season, for which Air Mauritius forecasted ...

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World Elephant Day Iced in New York

On World Elephant Day (Saturday,12 August) Amarula and Wild Life Direct were at the forefront of a global conversation around elephant conservation and the harsh reality of ivory poaching. The two organisations have been running a campaign since October 2016 ...

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Preferred Hotels Appoints Mark Wernich

Preferred Hotels & Resorts, a global provider of sales, marketing and distribution services to independent luxury hotels, has announced the appointment of Mark Wernich as Director of Business Development for Africa. Based in Cape Town, Wernich is tasked with the ...

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Saint Ange on Seychelles Tourism Report #10

My 8th Report concerning the lack of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Seychelles prompted significant feedback from readers. One particular point that was raised by a troubled reader is that construction companies tend to book a lot of airline ...

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Art of Flora Cuisine Recipe

The Capital Hotel School (CHS) celebrated Women’s Month through the beauty and art of flora cuisine. Flora cuisine, when used correctly, can contribute to a final dish holistically as opposed to mere decoration. CHS wants to encourage women to cook ...

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Call For Rhino Artist Submissions

The Rhinos Are Coming!!! will host a 3-month public outdoor art exhibition with a difference. They aim to protect and conserve our rhino population through art. Artists’ canvasses will be blank life-sized fibre glass rhino sculptures that will be transformed ...

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Seychelles to Speak at Pacific Islands Conference

Former Seychelles President James Alix Michel has been invited to attend the 1st High-Level Pacific Blue Economy Conference (PBEC) under the theme ‘Sustainable Oceans in a Changing Climate’ organised by the Pacific Islands Development Forum to be held in Suva ...

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SA Tourism CEO Joins Speakers for THINC Africa 2017

HVS South Africa, organiser of the 2017 edition of the Tourism, Hotel Investment, and Networking Conference (THINC) Africa has confirmed that the CEO of South African Tourism, Sisa Ntshona, will be speaking at this much-anticipated conference coming up in Cape Town ...

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Digital Nomads Swap London For Cape Town

Digital marketing guru Simon Lewis, the creator of Travel Concept Solutions (TCS) and Co Working Days, has partnered with Wesgro, the trade development agency for the Western Cape and the city of Cape Town in South Africa, to give ten ...

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Saint Ange on Seychelles Tourism Report #9

I begin this report with a well-known quote from the great philosopher, Socrates: “When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.” Following a discussion last week on the economic status of our island Nation, Air Seychelles confirmed ...

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Women Own Their Thrones

Tsogo Sun and Proudly South African partnered to host a lavish ‘Women in Business’ lunch on 8 August at Southern Sun Hyde Park, under the theme of, ‘Own your throne’, with celebrity and businesswoman Basetsana Kumalo, Executive Chairman and CEO ...

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Beverly Hills Claims Top Wine Award

The Diners Club Winelist Awards have honoured the best wine lists in the country for over two decades. This year 225 restaurants from the Western Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng submitted wine lists for judging by a select panel ...

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Victoria Falls Anti-Poaching Golf Day

Play your part in conserving Zimbabwe’s wildlife and trees by supporting the Victoria Falls Anti-Poaching Unit’s (VFAPU) annual fundraising golf day to be held on 22 September at Borrowdale Brooke Golf Club. VFAPU is a non-profit organisation that was established ...

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Bot River Is Going Wild With Forage Inspired Feast

The Overberg wine community salutes Spring Weekend with nature’s delicacies on Friday, 1 September at 19h00. THE WINES of Bot River have all gone wild by pairing up with natural food straight from nature. The quaint town on the edge ...

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King Price Launches Royal Namibia Deal

When it comes to car insurance, you probably wouldn’t want cover for the rusted vintage relic embedded in the Namibian sand dunes of your backyard. But once that old relic has been lovingly restored to its former glory, you certainly would ...

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Wonder Women

The hotel and hospitality business is a tough one; it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure that out. Why, then, do so many women opt for this as a career choice? This industry requires among many things mental strength, ...

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Elaine Durr Promoted To Operations Director

World Leisure Holidays, well-known Indian Ocean Island specialist, is pleased to announce the promotion of Elaine Durr from Reservations Manager to Operations Director.  Elaine started with WLH 21 years ago in 1996. Her ambition and vision has seen her catapult ...

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4th Annual Vaal Whiskey Festival at BON Hotel

BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal will be hosting the 4th annual Vaal Whiskey Festival, but this year with a twist, adding Gin to the mix. The event will take place on Saturday, 28 October, and will see connoisseurs and the ...

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BONfire Braai Masters 2017

What’s on BONfire Braai Masters 2017Time for the 2nd edition of the ultimate urban braai-off at BON Hotel Bloemfontein Central Twenty corporate teams will compete against one another in the 2nd edition of the BONfire Braai Masters competition on Saturday, ...

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1st Annual Dwars River Valley Street Art Festival

The Dwars River Valley lies between the popular Winelands towns of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. It is home to Pniel, Kylemore, Johannesdal and Lanquedoc, historic towns rich in heritage and culture and stories. While thousands drive by these towns daily, very ...

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SA Tourism Invites Trade For Nordic Roadshow

South African Tourism is inviting the South African travel trade to apply to join a roadshow through the Nordic region from 23 to 27 October 2017. The participation cost will be 1500 euro per person, with a maximum of two people ...

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Africa Albida Tourism Leads The Way

In a first for Zimbabwe hospitality, Africa Albida Tourism is pleased to announce that as of 01 August it will be going to 24-hour reservations, cementing its position as a leader in the industry in Zimbabwe. “This move has been ...

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Glass Slipper Fits LUX Resorts South Africa

Rivonia-based PR agency, Glass Slipper Communications, has been appointed to manage the public relations and publicity requirements of LUX* Resorts & Hotels, within the South African market. Effective 01 August 2017, the agency has been working closely with key stakeholders ...

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New Coworking Space Launched in Johannesburg

The first Perch Co-Working Space in South Africa opened its doors in Rosebank, Johannesburg to a thriving business, freelance, creative and professional community. The brainchild of the Grapnel Property Group, Perch Rosebank is part of a global network of co-working ...

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Tourism Authority of Thailand Launches 2018 Marketing Plan

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently held the annual 2018 TAT Action Plan meeting, which covers both international and domestic tourism. TAT’s marketing plan 2018 has been designed to serve the purpose of generating revenue and increase visitor arrivals, ...

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Global Chess Day Celebrated in Diepsloot

The International Day of Chess was celebrated with fun chess games and lessons by Montecasino’s Tsogo Sun Moves for Life programme at five Diepsloot Primary Schools, from 25-28 July. The International Day of Chess, under the auspices of the World ...

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Alternative Hotels Debate at #THINCAfrica2017

With the rise of the sharing economy and collaborative consumption, concepts such as shared-holiday ownership, aggregators, Airbnb and hybrid hotels are becoming increasingly popular in the global hospitality sector, and Africa is no exception. This has prompted THINC Africa to ...

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Saint Ange Tourism Report #8

I start this edition with a quote I really appreciate from Winston Churchill: “You cannot reach your destination if you stop to throw stones at every dog that barks.” Whether the masses realize it yet or not, Seychelles is facing challenging ...

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Durban ICC Celebrates Two Decades

The Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) turns 20 on the 8th August, an event that makes winning the coveted title as “Africa’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre” 15 times in 16 years of participating at the World Travel ...

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6 Tips for Responsible Travel

While South Africans are by no means in the same league as other international tourists we can all do our part in creating a more sustainable tourism culture that not only benefits the economy but the environment too. It’s no ...

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Swaziland Launches Accommodation Grading

Swaziland, in its efforts to continue being one of Africa’s leading travel destinations, has officially announced the implementation of accommodation grading. The hospitality industry is known for being highly competitive, both nationally and internationally. In order for businesses to differentiate ...

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Game Lodge Whitepaper to Launch at #THINCAfrica2017

Travel and tourism in Africa are often synonymous with wildlife safaris. As tourism in sub-Saharan Africa grows there is an increasing demand for wildlife safari experiences ranging from day trips to multi-week adventures; from self-catering lodges and moving camps to luxury ...

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The Vinyl Show Returns to Mix 93.8FM

Join Bret Dugmore from Mr Vinyl on the Marshall Music Live Sessions with Kerry Anne Allerston on Mix 93.8FM this Sunday (and every last Sunday of the month) at 17h00 for the return of The Vinyl Show. Previously on air ...

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Radio Boys Night Out At Gold Reef City

A spirited and slightly rowdy group of radio deejays were treated to a Boys Night Out at Gold Reef City, where their competitive spirit was unleashed in true Bro Code fashion. First up the men were separated from the boys ...

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A Mix of Marriages

Weddings are one of the most universal traditions on the planet yet they are celebrated differently by everyone. Tying the knot in any culture comes with a list of different rituals and traditions and, family dynamics aside, there are many ...

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Diepsloot Kids Walk the Talk with Montecasino

Nine primary school youngsters from a Montecasino-supported athletics club for children in Diepsloot joined 183 staff members on the renowned 702 Walk the Talk on 23 July. The Tsogo Sun Athletics Club has been sponsored by Montecasino since it started in ...

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Sandton Convention Centre makes 67 Minutes Count with Stop Hunger Now

14 July 2017 – In the spirit of Nelson Mandela Day, volunteers from all over the country and globe gathered at Sandton Convention Centre, tasked with the simple act of packing meals for underprivileged children as part of the Stop ...

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MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa Scoop Prestigious Awards

MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa has been named as a top hotel within the Seychelles in the 24th Annual World Travel Awards, celebrated in early July. This year’s prestigious World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony was held in the ...

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aha Makalali Completes Private Tented Camp

aha Makalali Private Tented Camp, situated within the Makalali Private Game Reserve and just 30 minutes’ drive from the aha Makalali Private Game Lodge, has been completed. Neil Bald, CEO of aha Hotels & Lodges says “This exclusive camp is ...

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Join Bottelary Hills for a Scottish Braai

Chef George Jardine will fan the flames for a celebrated food and wine feast on 27 August at the Kaapzicht Wine Estate. What on earth is a Scottish Braai? To find out, join the Stellenbosch wine route of Bottelary Hills ...

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Poor Viz Delay ORTIA Flights

Kempton Park, 24 July 2017 – Poor visibility due to early morning fog around O. R. Tambo International Airport (ORTIA) caused 24 flights to be diverted to other local, coastal and regional airports.  “The good news is that the weather improved during the ...

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Saint Ange Tourism Report #7

Reactions from my Fifth Tourism Report revealed a marked interest across the board concerning the exorbitant costs of building material on Praslin and La Digue Islands. Government fees and levies on barges and cargo boats are crippling the tourism industry ...

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Heritage High Jinks at Gabriëlskloof Estate this September

Mzansi Tapas Tasters and Long-table Braai Feast to wallow in ubuntu. It’s time for heritage high jinks at Gabriëlskloof when this wine and olive estate invites you to savour ubuntu spirit in true Overberg style with its month-long offering of ...

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Bot River Explodes with Colour for 2017 Spring Weekend

Follow the rainbow for fanciful farm hopping and pantry shopping. Let the bluebird of happiness lead you over the rainbow when the annual Spring Weekend comes to the pretty little village of Bot River on 1-3 September and a kaleidoscope ...

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Corporates for 4th Mandela Day Charity Soccer Tournament

Corporates line up for the 4th Mandela Day Have a Ball Charity Soccer Tournament, hosted by Adverb. The 4th edition of Adverb’s Mandela Day Have a Ball Charity Soccer Tournament took place at Fives Futbol, Century City on Mandela Day, ...

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Uganda Launches Tourism Investment Forum

ENTEBBE, Uganda, July 19, 2017 – Global businesses focused on tourism and conservation will be offered a unique opportunity to invest in Uganda’s unparalleled natural landscapes while bringing greater benefits to the country’s citizens, H.E. President Yoweri Museveni announced today. The ...

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South African In Top 25 In Global Meetings Industry

Durban businesswoman Nina Freysen-Pretorius has been named as one of the most influential people in the international meetings industry in 2017. Included in US-based Successful Meetings magazine’s annual list of 25 outstanding professionals who have had a significant impact on ...

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Saint Ange Tourism Report #6: In Memory of Louis D’Offay

Louis D’Offay, the well-known and highly respected hotelier from the Seychelles island of Praslin, died on the 18th July 2017 leaving the industry he led for many years in shock and dismay. Louis, the much-loved tourism personality, was a father and ...

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Melt the cold away with Swiss Cheese Fondue at Eikendal Vineyards

What better way to escape the chill of the Cape winter than a cosy evening with friends, a shared Swiss cheese fondue and exquisite wine at iconic Eikendal Vineyards. Owned by the Swiss family Saager, Eikendal is embracing the best ...

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Air Mauritius Wins World Travel Awards

Air Mauritius won two distinctions at the 2017 edition of the World Travel Awards – Indian Ocean. The Amédée Maingard Lounge, the airline’s premium lounge in Mauritius, was elected Indian Ocean Leading Airport Lounge. Air Mauritius also won the Indian ...

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TGCSA Welcomes 64 new Members

More South African establishments are opening their doors to Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) assessors in their commitment to offer visitors exceptional quality products. As the country’s only recognised and globally benchmarked grading system of quality assurance for ...

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SAFPAR New Product Explores New Waters

Safari Par Excellence (SAFPAR), one of Zambia’s leading adventure specialists, offers an exciting new activity – the Zambezi River Expedition – which provides adventure travellers with the ultimate get-away-from-it-all experience. Based in Livingstone, SAFPAR’s fleet of jet boats whisk guests ...

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Saint Ange Tourism Report #5

Among the varied suggestions arising my last Report is the proposal for a Tourism Conference, an idea that I have been toying with ever since. The discussion in last week’s Report regarding the proposed ring-road from Anse Lazio to Mont ...

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FEDHASA Cape Announces Leadership Bursary Recipient

FEDHASA Cape through their leadership development bursary is developing leaders in the hospitality industry. They recently announced Jamie Pieters as their 2017 recipient of the Hospitality Leadership Programme. In order to develop the growth of leadership within the hospitality industry ...

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Golf Packages For Fancourt’s Heritage Tournament

In celebration of South Africa’s Heritage Day, and twenty-three years of democracy, avid golfers are reminded of the annual Fancourt Heritage Classic from 20 – 25 September 2017, where they look forward to spending their Heritage weekend captivated by the ...

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UK Media Headline Rhino Poaching Crisis in SA

The recent killing of nine white rhinos on a private farm in South Africa has hit media headlines in the United Kingdom (UK), with a prominent tabloid featuring the tragic story on its online site. Wildlife television presenter and filmmaker ...

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Help Create South Africa’s Ultimate Journey

MotorHappy, a subsidiary of Imperial, is calling on all South Africans to help map out the country’s most incredible road trips on their new Ultimate Journey website. Planning a road trip can be daunting but the new Ultimate Journey website ...

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A Lion Roars and Technology Listens

Lion Roars Hotels and Lodges have remained under the radar in the highly competitive arena of the hotel management industry for two decades, almost unnoticed yet always present. With early beginnings as a family-owned and -managed Hospitality Company, the group ...

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New Executive Director Appointed at BON Hotels

The board of BON Hotels is delighted to welcome Paul Umoh, who has been appointed Executive Director of Operations at BON Hotels International West Africa, taking over from the late Pieter Bekker, who had mentored him over the past 13 ...

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Saint Ange Tourism Report #4

My 3rd Tourism Report prompted much feedback from loyal readers. One key point that was raised by many readers was the general and pervasive loss of respect for one another in the Seychelles. This was highlighted by stories of the ...

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Cradle of Food & Wine Festival

To celebrate Women’s Month in August, the Cradle Boutique Hotel – in conjunction with leading Johannesburg wine outlet Wine Menu – is hosting the Cradle of Food & Wine Festival, featuring a tasting event that will be represented by some ...

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Cape Royale Expands Portfolio

Cape Royale Luxury Hotel, located in Green Point, has expanded their portfolio to offer large corporates the opportunity to host conferences or intimate meetings in one of the rooftop penthouse suites, complete with a private terrace and garden area. Cape ...

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Tourists for Africa: Why Switzerland is the Best Market

The Swiss International Holiday Exhibition 2017 will be taking place in Lugano, Switzerland from 27-29 October. Here are 10 reasons why Switzerland is the best tourism market to attend for luring inbound tourists to Africa. Seasoned Travellers. Ranked among the best in ...

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Saint Ange Tourism Report #3

Welcome to Edition 3 of the Saint Ange Tourism Report from Seychelles. By Alain St.Ange. Many thanks for all the feedback and good wishes. To the tourism trade and your staff members in Seychelles, I can only reinforce that we are ...

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SA Tourism Hosts ‘We do Tourism’ Roadshow

South African Tourism will be hosting a ‘We do Tourism’ roadshow aimed at providing a platform for dialogue between South African Tourism and key stakeholders to engage on topical and crucial issues. Stakeholders will have the opportunity to share information ...

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Dining for a Cause: The Art Of Conservation

The Art Curator Gallery at Lourensford Wine Estate has joined forces with the Cape Leopard Trust and esteemed South African artist Fuz Caforio to host a high-calibre fundraising event in support of the ongoing efforts to protect the Cape Leopard ...

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Club Travel Corporate Launches GetThere

Club Travel Corporate has announced the addition of a new online booking tool ‘GetThere’ to their multiple corporate travel technology offering. This new booking tool, which can be integrated with the award-winning travel app, TripCase, allowing full customisation with company ...

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Emdoneni Lodge with Cheetah Project Protect Wildcats

Africa has undoubtedly seen the population of different animal species decline. Currently, Africa’s cheetah charts stand at roughly 70 000 less than 100 years ago, with South Africa’s count at approximately a thousand Wildcats, if not less. These concerning facts ...

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Fancourt Wins Spa Award

Fancourt has been recognised over the years for luxurious hospitality by some of the most reputable industry groups and respected publications in the world.  This is further proven by the recent win at Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Awards in Johannesburg, ...

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Cape Comoot Boosts Western Cape Heritage Destinations

For many of the 55 million South Africans, getting to key tourist destinations in the Western Cape is unaffordable. While buses are available around the city centre and surrounds, visiting heritage destinations such as Cape Point and the winelands are ...

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Guvon Expands Footprint To Pretoria

The Royal Elephant Hotel & Conference Centre has joined the Guvon Signature Collection. It started twenty-five years ago with a Scottish themed lodge. Soon after, a five-star fly-fishing haven opened up on the others side of the Swartkops Mountain in ...

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Robert Kiyosaki coming to South Africa at National Achievers Congress

This year’s National Arts Council (NAC) Achievers Congress is headlined by Robert Kiyosaki, best known as the author of Rich Dad Poor Dad – the #1 personal finance book of all time – which has challenged and changed the way tens of millions of ...

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Entry Opens for Honda Quest True Adventure

The wait is finally over. You can now enter for Honda Quest True Adventure 2017 – the ultimate adventure motorcycle competition on the ultimate adventure motorcycle, the Honda CRF1000 L Africa Twin. Enter online at www.quest-trueadventure.com or pop into your nearest Honda dealer ...

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Tsogo Sun Bavarian Christmas in July

Join Silverstar for a spectacular Christmas in July, from 30 June to 2 July 2017. The Globe will be transformed into a typical Bavarian town square, complete with a traditional Oompah Band. Warm up to mouth-watering Bavarian delicacies such as ...

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BON Hotels sign 12th hotel in Nigeria

BON Hotels announced the signing of its 12th hotel in Nigeria, further increasing the company’s presence and footprint in West Africa and making the group the largest hotel management company in Nigeria, with additional opportunities still in play. Together with ...

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Taxi Strike Advisory: Passengers Departing ORTIA Today

Kempton Park, 22 June 2017 – The management of O. R. Tambo International Airport (ORTIA) is advising passengers departing from the Johannesburg airport to allow for delays and longer travelling time to the airport due to a protest by taxi operators starting this morning ...

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Eikendal Vineyards 2017 Winter Experience

Winter has finally come and Eikendal Vineyards’ popular and unique Pizza & Wine Pairing is ready to delight food and wine lovers. What better way to battle against the cold Cape winter than to enjoy three thin-crust mini pizzas prepared ...

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fastjet Increases SA-Zimbabwe Flights

The low-cost pan-African airline fastjet has increased the number of flights on its route between Johannesburg and Harare, and launched a fifth seasonal flight from Harare to Victoria Falls, in response to strong passenger demand. On its route between Johannesburg and ...

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CTT’s Roxanne Lombard Named Future Leader of Destination Marketing

Cape Town Tourism (CTT) has scooped another notable title with team member Roxanne Lombard being named as one of 30 Future Leaders of Destination Marketing globally. Roxanne is the first honoree on the African continent to receive this prestigious accolade ...

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ORTIA Statement on Follow-Home Crime Incidents

Johannesburg, 19 June 2017 – The management of O. R. Tambo International Airport (ORTIA) is well aware of and concerned about incidents of crime in the vicinity of the airport and against people followed to their destinations from the airport. Image credit: Mujahid ...

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Mandela Day Have a Ball Charity Soccer Tournament

Mandela Day Have a Ball Charity Soccer Tournament Tuesday, 18 July 2017 12h00 – 16h00 Fives Futbol, Century City Corporates line up for the 4th Mandela Day Have a Ball Charity Soccer Tournament, hosted by Adverb It’s time to boot ...

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Is Your Passport Travel-Ready?

If you’re planning on jetting off into the sunset over the coming South African school holidays, make sure your passport is in order. That’s the advice of Konrad Laker, CEO of Gold Travel, a Cape Town-based corporate travel service specialist. ...

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Sun Resorts Awarded the Best Hotel Chain in 2017

During the 3rd edition of the “Victoires du Tourisme” which occurred on Wednesday 31st May in Paris, Sun Resorts won the title of the best hotel chain 2017. The group henceforth outperforms the Beachcomber and Lux* hotel groups. Solea, which ...

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Learn from Leaders at the Vision Conference 2017

Certified courses, training, and presentation for hospitality directors, managers, owners, and operators at the Vision Conference 2017. Earn while you learn – pick up all important Continuing Professional Development (CPD) skills points and your personalized certificate of attendance.  The most impressive lineup ...

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Travel Advice: SA Home Affairs Strike

International tourists departing from South Africa on Monday, 19 June 2017 are advised to consider an earlier than usual airport arrival time for overseas flights and an early arrival time when leaving SA ports. Flight Centre Travel Group has advised that ...

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Restaurant Mosaic Scores Award Hat-Trick

Restaurant Mosaic at the Orient has scored a hat-trick of top international awards, reinforcing its position as one of the finest restaurants in Africa. Chef Chantel Dartnall was this month named 2017 Chef of the Year for Africa and the ...

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Adventuring on the edge in Livingstone, Zambia

Leaping into thin air…being tumbled through insane white water rapids…floating in a microlight above one of the most magnificent waterfalls in the world… It’s moments like these that adrenalin-seekers crave when booking an adventure holiday. For exciting thrills and spills, ...

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Tsogo Sun Volunteers Clean-up on World Oceans Day

Clean-ups along more than 3km of Durban’s beachfront were the focal point for Tsogo Sun and environment partner Miss Earth SA on World Oceans Day on 8 June, in response to the harsh reality that an estimated 6.4 million tons of ...

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Maia Luxury Resort & SPA – Best Island Hotel

MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa, located on Mahé, Seychelles, has been recognised by the Prime Traveller Awards as the Best Island Hotel in 2017. Prime Traveller’s editorial members selected MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa as tops in its category for ...

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Entrepreneurs on show with Tsogo Sun

A Supplier Showcase hosted on 6 June has provided market and development access for small, medium and micro enterprises. The exhibitors displayed their products and services to potential buyers from within the Tsogo Sun group, its majority shareholder HCI, and ...

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Knysna Tourism Open Despite Fires

It’s business as usual in Knysna. That’s the message from Elmay Bouwer, chairperson of the Knysna Tourism Board, who confirmed that despite the extensive fires experienced in the Garden Route town, Knysna has resumed normal business activities and is welcoming ...

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GrandWest Bursary Students Graduate

Twenty-nine students who received bursaries from GrandWest’s CSI Bursary Fund to pursue tertiary studies in maths, science, and technology have successfully graduated. They are among some 1 323 young Western Cape students who have been assisted by the GrandWest CSI ...

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Book Your Seat at The Vision Conference

An impressive lineup of industry speakers will be sharing their wisdom at the Vision Conference, which forms part of The Hotel Show Africa, taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 25 – 27 June 2017. Over 50 top hoteliers ...

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ATM Scam Targets Cape Town Tourists

Cape Town, 07 June 2017 – ATM scammers are getting more and more sophisticated in their attempt to con unsuspecting tourists, particularly as messaging to educate and warn both residents and visitors alike about ATM fraud is starting to reach ...

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