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Tag Archives: Articles August 2012

The CPA and Insurance

There’s been huge reaction to the introduction of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) in the tourism industry and we have seen this particularly in the B&B and guesthouse sector. Is the news as bad as we’ve been led to believe? ...

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Cruise Tourism

The standard response is normally “Cruise tourism is just like any other tourism although it involves cruise ships. It is a great way to expose a country’s beauty and culture and also a nice way to travel the world giving ...

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Travel & Hospitality Website Landing Pages

Questions we stay with are: what were they interested in, what information could have been placed on the web portal for them to have stayed and investigated more. How do I target my visitors more directly so that they get ...

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Green Mobility in the Hospitality Environment

Purpose designed or adapted golf carts are the preferred mode of shuttling guests from A to B within hospitality properties, primarily due to their compact size and manoeuvrability but more importantly due to their silent operation. Being battery powered, a ...

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Vacation Ownership Proves Resilient in Tough Economy

According to a study done by Grant Thornton on behalf of the Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa (VOASA), vacation ownership resorts – e.g. timeshare, fractional ownership and private residence clubs – had an average annual occupancy rate of 80,5% ...

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Mauritius from a travel trade perspective

Despite the islands close proximity to the African continent, Mauritius attracts more inbound tourists from Europe than from Africa, which is ironic considering the difference in travel time and the wealth of attractions, leisure resorts and business tourism benefits that ...

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Experience of a lifetime with Rhino

This was made possible by Jacqui Hadingham and Filippo Faralla, a Durban couple with an overflowing passion for conservation, who bid on the package at a fundraising auction held at Christies in London last year, giving them an experience of ...

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Another milestone reached as TRACKS of Giants team kayaks into Zambia

Specialist wilderness guide, photojournalist and naturalist Ian Michler, and medical doctor, psychiatrist, writer and conservationist, Ian McCallum, are two of the core members of the Tracks team. They are joined by a backup team, and various sponsors and supporters along ...

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Debt Reduction a step-by-step plan

So you are in debt. You might have a little debt, a lot of debt or you may even have no debt at all. Makes no difference. This simple debt reduction plan will get you out of debt and will ...

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Beyond the Limits of Cash or Credit

Recently, I had the opportunity of communicating with Bob Meyer, founder, publisher and editor of BarterNews. Meyer is America’s expert on bartering. The recipient of many awards within the bartering industry, Meyer publishes The Competitive Edge (a subscription newsletter), Think ...

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African Resources and Colliding Geopolitics

The terms “Great Game” or “Tournament of Shadows” in Russia were terms for the strategic rivalry and conflict between the British Empire and the Russian Empire for supremacy in Central Asia. The term “The Great Game” is usually attributed to ...

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