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Tag Archives: Articles April 2016

Gabriëlskloof serves up Sharing Sundays

Overberg restaurant outwits winter with cosy family style lunches If happiness is a shared meal, then Gabriëlskloof Restaurant, the gorgeously appointed culinary hotspot on the ‘koppie’ outside Bot River, is your happy place this winter, where their new Sharing Sundays ...

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Comair Daily Operations Continue Despite Strike

Johannesburg, 12 April 2016: Comair Airport Ground Staff, represented by the trade union, United Association of South Africa (UASA), were issued a certificate of non-resolution by the South African Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), relating to ongoing wage ...

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An 80’s Revival at Sky Venue

It is a fair bet that when executive chef, Shaun Munro conjured up his retro menu; he did not foresee the popularity in “food nostalgia” that followed. But clearly Munro was on to something with his poetic depiction of the ...

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Curtain Closes on WTM Africa 2016

“I am so impressed with quality of the buyers”, “Made great contacts for my business” “Exceeded my expectations totally.”  These are just some of the superlatives heard in the aisles of a very busy third and final day at  the ...

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Zoology Students Become Bush Wise

South Africa with its abundant and unsurpassed flora and fauna is driving the demand for local and international BSc. (Zoology) students wishing to complete their post-graduate studies in a real-world environment. Bushwise, South Africa’s leading FGSA training services provider is ...

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ILTM Africa 2016 – A Roaring Success

From Botswana to Mauritius, Senegal to Zambia, Seychelles to Ethiopia and Zimbabwe to Namibia, the continent of Africa was represented through its luxury travel products at ILTM Africa 2016, which took place in Cape Town, South Africa last week. Hosted ...

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Understanding Environmental Tourism – Part 1

This series on Environmental Tourism is published in three parts. Part 1 deals with the main impact areas of Environmental Tourism. Environmental Tourism, – also referred to as Ecotourism, Sustainable Tourism and Responsible Tourism – are terms rooted in the ...

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Cover Story – April 2016

By Mandlakazi Skefile The April edition of the Tourism Tattler Trade Journal’s front cover features the Donkin Memorial, which commemorates the city of Port Elizabeth and South Africa’s colonial past.  Erected by Rufane Shaw Donkin, who named the rising seaport ...

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Explore Nelson Mandela Bay

Nelson Mandela Bay has become a rather popular destination with locals and visitors due to the accessibility and convenience to explore the city with the Nelson Mandela Bay (NMB) Pass Card. Due to popularity and industry demand this has motivated ...

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Beach Stay: Pine Lodge Resort

Driving south along Port Elizabeth’s Marine Drive towards the Cape Recife Nature Reserve, an imposing sign beckons travellers to pop-in for a visit at Pine Lodge Resort & Conference Centre. So I did, and after a guided tour of the ...

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City Stay: The Hub Boutique Hotel

Port Elizabeth’s business and leisure suburb of Walmer is just 5 kilometres from the airport. Here’s Tourism Tattler’s recommendation on Where to Stay in and around Nelson Mandela Bay: The Hub Boutique Hotel The Hub Boutique Hotel is located in ...

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Lagoon Stay: Rivers Edge Guesthouse

Port Elizabeth’s Swartkops Lagoon Estuary is home to over 10 000 waterbirds, including the Greater Flamingo. Here’s Tourism Tattler’s recommendation on Where to Stay in and around Nelson Mandela Bay: Rivers Edge Guesthouse – A Birders Paradise on the river’s ...

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Beach Stay: Brookes Hill Suites

The beachfront promenade along Marine Drive in Port Elizabeth has many fine accommodation establishments. Here’s Tourism Tattler’s recommendation on Where to Stay in and around Nelson Mandela Bay: Brookes Hill Suites – Everything the leisure or business traveller could want ...

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City Stay: Cape Flame Guesthouse

Accommodation in and around Port Elizabeth can be found on the NMBT website at www.nmbt.co.za/accommodation. Many of these establishments are also listed on Tourism Tattler’s Trade Directory, which has been categorised by location and experience. Below is our recommendation on ...

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Bush Safari: Kuzuko Lodge

The Eastern Cape province boasts some of South Africa’s best game reserves and safari lodges.  Below is our recommendation on Where to Stay in and around Nelson Mandela Bay: Accommodation in and around Port Elizabeth can also be found on ...

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Review: 2016 ASEAN Tourism Forum

The 2016 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Tourism Forum (ATF) and the accompanying TRAVEX travel trade show, held in Manila recently, once again highlighted why this region is such a popular tourist destination. With experiences that range from extravagant ...

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Organic Food for Conscious Conferencing

By Des Lamgkilde As GMO (genetically modified organism) food concerns continue to be a top priority for the general public, the demand for organic food is growing, but are professional conference organisers taking advantage of this trend when planning catering ...

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Property Profile: Travessia Beach Lodge

Located off the beaten track, with easy access from Inhambane airport or Vilanculos International airport, Travessia is an eco-beach lodge that is all about understated barefoot luxury. The lodge is built on raised wooden decks with timber or roll-up canvas ...

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African Cuisine

By Bennet Otoo According to Abraham Maslow’s theory of needs, food is one of the very basic necessities of life. So basic that inadequate intake or a complete absence of food causes various health problems or in extreme cases, death. ...

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Food in Tourism Marketing

By Dr. Peter E. Tarlow There is little doubt that food is a major part of the tourism experience.  Because eating is an essential part of living, food or culinary tourism has a broad base of appeal.  In fact, often ...

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Tourism Insurance Part 4

Bandaged couple on a bench

Summary: Part 1 in this series covered an introduction to insurance, an outline on the EC Directive, the basics of risk management, and financial guarantees. Parts 2 and 3 looked at liability insurance.Part 4 continues the subject of liability with ...

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