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Celebrate life on Tsogo Sun’s #ChampagneDay

“My only regret in life is that I did not drink more Champagne.” John Maynard Keynes Find something to celebrate and go bubbly – it’s Champagne Day on Friday 20 October at Tsogo Sun (https://www.tsogosun.com) and everyone’s invited to #CelebrateWonderful! ...

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Tsogo Sun Rewards card delivers a world of benefits

The ability to escape to great experiences is being provided at a fraction of the cost to members of Tsogo Sun’s user-friendly and accessible Rewards Cardholders programme. With benefits and discounts across a variety of entertainment, food & beverage, and ...

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Tsogo Sun’s two-in-one hotel opens in Cape Town’s City Bowl

Tsogo Sun’s new dual-brand 19-storey hotel in the Mother City’s flourishing and vibrant City Bowl celebrated its opening on 28 September with the Director General of Tourism, Mr Victor Tharage, delivering the keynote address, along with speeches by Executive Mayor ...

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Powerade at the forefront of inspiring coaches at the 2017 Performance Academy

Powerade Hosts Exclusive Performance Academy for High School Coaches   Powerade are continuing their endeavour of supporting, motivating and inspiring South African athletes to reach the pinnacle in performance through the Powerade Performance Academy.   The Powerade Performance Academy focuses ...

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2017 Kudu Awards Deadline Extended

The 2017 Kudu Awards deadline has been extended to 23 October 2017. The event organized by South African National Parks (SANParks) in partnership with First National Bank (FNB) and Total South Africa is the ultimate Conservation recognition awards in the ...

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Mozambique Seeks Ecotourism Investors

Investors and operators interested in ecotourism projects will have an opportunity to discuss potential locations for investment in Mozambique’s conservation areas with government representatives firsthand whilst on a guided trip. By Alexis Chrisafis. This is according to Dr Mohamed Harun, Tourism Official ...

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Kahvé Road Launches New Coffee Capsules

South Africa, October 2017 – Kahvé Road, the premium coffee and patisserie specialist, has extended its retail offering and now stock their very own premium coffee capsule range which has been available at the popular eatery based in Cavendish since September 2017. The ...

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#PowerOfSport: Kallis Scores Career-high Ace

Laureus Ambassador Jacques Kallis spent his career shattering cricket records but, as he told the latest edition of the ‘Power of Sport’ podcast, it’s a first-ever hole-in-one that could well be his personal sporting career highlight. The former Proteas star ...

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Col’Cacchio Launches Revamped Stellenbosch Store

Col’Cacchio, the popular Italian inspired franchise known for its gourmet thin-base wood-fired pizzas, hearty pasta and crisp fresh salads, has announced the opening of their revamped Stellenbosch branch, with the store officially opening its doors today. Located in Plein Street, ...

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Gucci Goes Fur-Free

Leading global fashion house Gucci has declared that it will no longer use animal fur, beginning with its spring-summer 2018 collection. Gucci’s President & CEO Marco Bizzarri announced the fur-free policy on 11 October during the 2017 Kering Award for ...

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Saint Ange on Seychelles Tourism Report #19

My quote for this report is one about actions in daily life by those who feel insecure:- “When you blame others, you are avoiding some truth about yourself.” Tourism remains the pillar of the Seychelles economy and some visiting personalities from ...

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dotAfrica Launches #FollowTheFlag Roadshow

After years of legal dispute, the dotAfrica (.africa) generic top-level domain (gTLD) has finally been resolved and became available for businesses and the general public to register domains on 04 July 2017. To celebrate this auspicious occasion, a ‘Follow The Flag’ (#FollowTheFlag) roadshow ...

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Winchester Mansions Refurbishes Bedrooms

Winchester Mansions has announced the commencement of a modern refurbishment of its 76 bedrooms which includes family and loft-style rooms, as well as various suites. The hotel – owned by Mrs Wainford, and well known for its rich history and iconic ...

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BON Hotels Continues Phenomenal Growth in Nigeria

BON Hotels continues its dominance in the Nigerian hotel space with the recent acquisition of an additional four properties, bringing the total up to sixteen hotels under management agreements within only 18 months. This makes the Company the largest hotel ...

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Developing Local Talent

Organizations looking to operate successfully have realised that they need to contribute to and invest in infrastructure, training and education within the countries where they operate to facilitate an increase in local talent capable of filling the roles that companies ...

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Saint Ange on Seychelles Tourism Report #18

My quote for this week’s Seychelles Report is by Richard Branson:-  “The key to success in business is all about people, people, people. It should go without saying, if you look after your people, your customers and bottom line will ...

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Airline Welcomes Zimbabwe Open Skies

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe – Low-cost airline fastjet has welcomed a statement by Zimbabwe’s Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Patrick Chinamasa, that the country is opening its skies to “any airline that wants to fly as many times as possible.” The opening of Zimbabwe’s ...

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Seychelles Unveils New Website

The Seychelles Tourism Department has launched its official website allowing the general public and trade partners to have easier access to information on the department’s role, as well as the different services it offers. The Tourism Department falls within the ...

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TBCSA Urges Government To Step Up Safety & Security Efforts

Pretoria, South Africa: The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) has called on the government to step up efforts to uphold the rule of law and address the scourge of crime in the country. The Council believes this will ...

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Saint Ange on Seychelles Tourism Report #17

My quote for this week is repeated often by many serious leaders:- “The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.” I’ve no idea who first echoed these wise words, but suffice to say, ...

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Five Tips for Year End Functions

If business wasn’t stressful enough, a year-end function demands some extra thought and careful planning. Not only are you celebrating the end of the year, and the achievements that were reached throughout the course of the year, it’s also a ...

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Three Tree Hill Re-Brands

Three Tree Hill (formerly known as Three Trees at Spioenkop) are celebrating their 10th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion, the Blackburn family have re-aligned the brand to reflect their steadfast philosophy of sustainable tourism with old-fashioned authentic luxury, ...

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Heritage visit to Apartheid Museum by Grade 9s

In honour of Heritage Month, Tsogo Sun’s Gold Reef City and Apartheid Museum hosted a full three-hour tour of the museum on 26 September for 115 Grade 9 learners and four educators from Johannesburg Secondary School in Homestead Park, to ...

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Tsogo Sun wins Best South African Hotel Group award

Tsogo Sun has proudly added yet another award to its growing collection (https://www.tsogosun.com/media/awards) – the Business Traveller Africa Award for the Best South African Hotel Group, which was presented at a ceremony in Sandton. Earlier this year, 11 Tsogo Sun ...

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Green Destinations to Present Mass Tourism Solutions

New approaches to tourism are urgently required to stop the trend of mass tourism becoming increasingly intrusive and disruptive to local communities. On the occasion of World Tourism Day and the launch of the 2017 Sustainable Destinations Top 100, Green ...

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SA Unveils Triple-Win Bid to Host #RWC2023

A South African Rugby World Cup in 2023 would be an unbeatable triple-win, the World Rugby Council was told in London on Monday 25 September when SA Rugby made their case to host the 10th Rugby World Cup tournament. A ...

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A Celebration of World Tourism

This infographic prepared by Mary Smith of TheEurope.com shows that African countries are amongst the fastest growing tourist destinations in the world, with Egypt ranking 2nd at 5.26 million visitors and Tunisia taking 5th place at 5.7 million visitors in ...

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How to Improve Business Deals at Events

To improve business deals through online matchmaking at events and create a win-win situation for destinations and delegates in the Meetings, Incentive, Conference and Events (MICE) industry, Pitch and Match has added a ‘Flexible Categories and Tags’ capability to its ...

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Ford Provides Grants for Conservation in Africa

PRETORIA, South Africa – Conservation and related education projects in Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania have gained new impetus following the provision of $ 20 000 (USD) grants to leading environmental organisations by the Ford Motor Company. Ford Motor Company has ...

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Saint Ange on Seychelles Tourism Report #16

Talk is easy. Walking the talk is more difficult. The Seychelles business community does not talk for the sake of talking, they put their money where their mouth is and help create the economy of the country and provide employment. ...

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SA Tourism Appoints Chief Strategy Officer

Friday, September 22, 2017 – South African Tourism CEO, Mr Sisa Ntshona, today announced that Ms Bashni Muthaya has been appointed as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) of South African Tourism effective 1st October 2017. “As an insight and research-driven organisation, the appointment of ...

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ITB Asia 2017 to Debate the Future of Travel

Singapore, 21 September 2017 – Cementing its status as ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’, ITB Asia 2017 will celebrate its 10th anniversary with an exciting view to the future of travel and tourism. Under the conference theme “The Future of ...

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St. Regis Appoints New Marketing Director

Qatar, Doha: September 21, 2017 – The St. Regis Doha has announced the appointment of Rebecca Platt as Director of Marketing to join as part of their Executive Committee. With over 15 years marketing experience in the hospitality industry, Rebecca ...

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Vietnam Visa Guide for South African Citizens

A visa is a necessary authorization for a foreigner to enter or exit a country granted by that country. If you are a South African citizen or currently in this country and want to visit Vietnam, check out Vietnam visa ...

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Essential Things You Need to Know about Dog Friendly Cottages

Some people see their pets as their own children. The thought of leaving them at home whilst they are on vacation breaks their heart. Does this apply to you? Will you spend your entire holiday worrying about your poor pup? ...

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Eikendal Vineyards swirls Cheesecake & Wine Pairings this summer

Zesty citrus flavours, followed by a rich berry delight and rounded off by a sultry salted caramel enchantment. These are the delectable cheesecakes that are on offer at Eikendal Vineyards as part of its brand new Cheesecake and Wine Pairing ...

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Montecasino’s book collection challenge

“The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.” Rene Descartes, philosopher and mathematician, 1600s September is World Literacy Month, and Montecasino together with tenant, Skoobs Theatre of Books, is extending a ...

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Billy G Offers Buffet Promo at Montecasino

Billy G, the upmarket, family-friendly buffet restaurant at Montecasino, is offering its renowned and extensive buffet at a huge discount. The buffet promotion runs from Monday to Thursday, right up to 31 October for Rewards cardholders. With a wide selection ...

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Irini Takes the Green Sash – Miss Earth South Africa 2017 announced

Irini Moutzouris is a dynamic and determined individual, completing her final year as an education student she says waste and the education around waste and recycling is key and is everyone’s responsibility and says that she “believes we all need ...

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BON Hotels CEO calls for SA Hotel Management companies to consolidate

“There’s not enough room at the Inn.” That’s according to Guy Stehlik, CEO of South African-based hotel management company BON Hotels. Speaking at the recent THINC Africa Hotel Investment Conference in Cape Town, Stehlik said that there are approximately 78 ...

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Saint Ange on Seychelles Tourism Report #15

Change, for the benefit of the country, and change for the betterment of the People is necessary to avoid stagnation, which is often the result of the same old record playing for much too long. This statement leads to my ...

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Seychelles and China Sign Tourism Agreement

Ambassador Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, the Seychelles’ Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine and Dr Li Jinzao, the Chairman of the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on tourism cooperation. The MoU was signed ...

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National Braai Tour Ends in Port Elizabeth

The 2017 National Braai Tour made their final heritage stop at the Donkin Reserve in Port Elizabeth, after seven days of excellent sight-seeing and road-tripping through South Africa. After spending the penultimate night of the Tour at the SANParks Storms River ...

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SA Zimbabwean Exemption Permits Open Online

South Africa, 15 September 2017. Holders of the Zimbabwean Special Permit (ZSP), that is due to expire on 31 December 2017, are now able to apply for the new Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) as recently announced by the South African ...

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Why South Africa Should Host the 2023 Rugby World Cup

With just days to go before South Africa presents its bid in the UK (on 25 September), here are all the reasons why South Africa should win the bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023. South Africa is ready financially and ...

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Reunion Reports Increase in South African Arrivals

Reunion Island is growing in popularity for South African travellers who have contributed significantly to the 145% growth in visitor arrivals to the island recorded in the first half of 2017. South African travellers are accustomed to seeking out a spur-of-the-moment, well-deserved break ...

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South African Art and Culture Hits New York

September 15th 2017, JOHANNESBURG – South African Tourism’s US office is taking an innovative approach to growing the country’s arts, culture and heritage offering with the announcement of a month-long partnership with Citi Bike which will bring South Africa’s unique ...

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Hotel Innovations Assist Cape Town Water Crisis

In a bid to save water, the Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa’s (FEDHASA) Cape region is encouraging their members, and the Cape Town hotel industry at large, to find new and innovative ways to save water. In this article, ...

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Saint Ange on Seychelles Tourism Report #14

My quote for this week is another one by the legendary Nelson Mandela as he worked to get more people to join the public life of his country. “No Single Person, No Body of Opinion, No Political Doctrine, No Religious ...

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A Little Goes a Long Way

On Saturday 2 September 2017, Jade & Velvet hosted their annual charity event at De La Paix, to raise funds for the FASt Forward Fund. This year’s theme was “A little goes a long way” and attendees enjoyed a fun-filled ...

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Tsogo Sun and Miss Earth Green the Future in Diepsloot

“Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” Warren Buffett For the joy of children for generations to come and in honour of Arbor Week and Tourism Month, Tsogo Sun and environment ...

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Beverly Hills Young Chef Scoops Cape Legends Interhotel Challenge 2017

Described as the ‘Oscars of the hotel world’, the Distell Inter Hotel Challenge has become a red-letter annual event on the hotel industry calendar. The role of the competition is to provide a vehicle and public platform for creating an ...

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#LilizelaAwards17 Provincial Finalists Unveiled

The exciting moment of truth is nearing for the 500 provincial finalists in the fifth annual Lilizela Tourism Awards, as the South African travel industry gathers to honour its brightest, finest and most admired tourism businesses. South African Tourism announced ...

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Connecting with millennials

Connecting with millennials protel by Ankerdata launch mobile concierge and booking app with ConnectHOTEL The use of smartphones to book hotel rooms has increased significantly over the past few years with some statistics claiming this number to be well over ...

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Why the Best Part of a Journey is in the Planning

When we think of travelling, we almost only ever think of the destination. We think of the end goal; the destined place, and we see ourselves there, wherever that may be. But how often do we think of the actual ...

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Celebrating Best Hotels, GMs and Students in Africa

The inaugural THINC Africa Awards were designed to honour and celebrate the best hotels, professionals and students in the industry. The winners were announced at the second annual THINC Africa conference, on Wednesday night. “Congratulations to the winners! The THINC ...

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Wine Auction Raises R22m for Education

The annual Cape Wine Auction (CWA), sponsored by Nedbank Private Wealth, has set a local philanthropic precedent as the wine industry unites to raise funds to benefit education in the South African winelands. In February it raised more than R22 ...

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Peninsula All-Suite Hotel Wins THINC Africa Award

The Peninsula All-Suite Hotel was celebrated for their excellence with a Special Recognition General Manager of the Year Award, presented to Chris Godenir during the Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) which took place on the 30th to the ...

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Saint Ange on Seychelles Tourism Report #13

My quote for this week’s report is one by the Bishop Denis Wiehe, the very respected Roman Catholic Bishop of Port Victoria from his 2013 New Year Message. “Respect for each person is the basis for true democracy” Often and ...

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Gauteng Wins Meetings Africa Bid

Gauteng is the successful bidder to host South African Tourism’s strategic business events trade show, Meetings Africa, for the next five years following a comprehensive bidding process. The decision means that Meetings Africa will be hosted by Gauteng Tourism Authority ...

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Cape Town Golf Festival Here To Stay

Cape Town’s inaugural Golf Festival, arranged specifically to address the multiple challenges associated with seasonality and boost tourism numbers in the Western Cape during winter has been lauded as “a huge success” and is “here to stay”. The event was ...

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Cathay Pacific Appoints Country Manager for South Africa

Cathay Pacific has appointed Ashish Kapur as the Country Manager for South Africa and the airline’s Indian Ocean regions, taking over from Rakesh Raicar as of September 2017. Locally he will be responsible for all aspects of the business from ...

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Seychelles Tourism Signs MOU with Seoul Tourism

Sherin Francis, Chief Executive officer of the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with the Seoul Tourism Association (STA), while on a working visit to Korea. The MOU was counter signed by Mr Jeongrok Park, the Vice ...

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A Quick Glance at Entebbe Botanical Gardens

The Entebbe Botanical Gardens lie on the shores of one of Africa’s biggest lakes. It’s situated near the capital of Uganda, Kampala and is also relatively close to its main airport, which welcomes international visitors on a daily basis. The ...

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Free entry at Cape Point during SANParks Week

South Africans have free access to Cape Point Nature Reserve during SANParks (South African National Parks) Week from 18 to 22 September. Cape Point is also offering a two-for-the-price-of-one-adult ticket to ride on the funicular, which means that a trip to the reserve ...

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Saint Ange on Seychelles Tourism Report #12

Hate has no home in the lives of those who value inclusion, tolerance and random acts of kindness.  Many may be familiar with the song lyrics, “Let there be peace on Earth, and let it begin with me.” Many of you share ...

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Seychelles Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Korea Office

Sherin Francis, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board heads to Seoul in Korea for what is being described as a ‘major mission’ for the period 28th August to the 2nd of September. The working visit by Mrs Francis coincides ...

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Rooftop Hotels Infographic

There are few things better than enjoying a good dinner or relaxing with a drink while enjoying a panoramic view of a city. This infographic from Top Grade Roofing takes you through some of the best rooftop terraces around the ...

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Seychelles Tourism Board Relocates

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) will soon be running its operations to market and promote the Seychelles islands as a tourist destination from a new location. The STB will be moving from the Espace building in Victoria, on Mahé Island, where ...

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Will Technology Replace Hospitality?

While technology has transformed and advanced the hospitality industry in a positive manner quite rapidly, the biggest challenge that comes with technological advancement is the probability of replacing existing staff with a technological device, since the device can do the ...

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Grootbos Reaffirms Fair Trade Principles

The pristine Grootbos Private Nature Reserve overlooking Walker Bay near Hermanus has been recertified by Fair Trade Tourism, demonstrating its commitment to the responsible tourism portfolio which boasts nearly 200 products in Africa. Grootbos is an established leader in the ...

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Tourism Growth is Not the Enemy

In recent months, reports from around the world have spoken of ‘tourism-phobia’, showing pictures of citizens protesting against the ‘invasion of tourists’ and the expulsion of locals by tourism businesses. But tourism growth is not the enemy; it’s how we ...

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Travel Agent Wins GO 4 It Competition

Michelle Palath, a Travel Agent at TBA Travel, has won a brand-new Datsun GO in First Car Rental’s ‘GO 4 It’ competition. Winning a brand-new Datsun GO has been on the ultimate wish list for thousands of people across South Africa ...

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Silverbirch @ Birchwood Scoops Coveted Award

Gauteng’s foremost business hub, The Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre, has scooped a coveted TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for their continued standard of service in their premium rooms, Silverbirch @ Birchwood. Selected from 7-million establishments listed on TripAdvisor.com, ...

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Dubai Tourism Launches Startup Competition

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has announced a strategic collaboration with GITEX Future Stars to launch the first-ever Dubai Tourism Startup Competition – Futurism, inviting bright minds and innovators from around the world to submit ideas ...

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Drakenstein Hosts 100 Women in Tourism

In celebration of Women’s Month, the Drakenstein Municipality hosted a hundred women on National Women’s Day, 9 August, to showcase the unique and diverse offerings of the region. The celebrations focused on the role of women in tourism and were ...

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Ongava Records Conservation Success in Namibia

Ongava Game Reserve in Namibia is home to some of the rarest wild animals on the planet, and at Ongava Research Centre it is their mission to protect them. With many 1000s of animals to study (including almost 100 different ...

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THINC Africa to Debate Mozambique Hotel Potential

Mozambique offers strong potential to both hotel investors and operators and this has prompted HVS, the global hotel consultancy and host of the upcoming THINC Africa conference, to include a specialist round table on Mozambique at this year’s THINC Africa. ...

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Saint Ange on Seychelles Tourism Report #11

I am starting the 11th edition of the Saint Ange on Seychelles Tourism Report with a quote from the respected Mahatma Gandhi: “Your beliefs become your thoughts, your thoughts become your words, your words become your actions, your actions become ...

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Changes To Restaurants 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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