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Tag Archives: Articles December 2014

Protecting the Female Traveller

Since the inception of modern tourism, women have played a significant role in the development of the world’s largest composite industry. Here are some ideas to consider for improving the security of your tourism entity or community for the ‘single’ ...

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Cover Story – December 2014

Summer has arrived in southern Africa, and December heralds the start of the peak summer holiday season. Our front cover for this edition aptly portrays the long awaited lure of sand, sea and sun – an image that has no ...

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Win a Dietz Hurricane Lantern

The winning comment posted on the Tourism Tattler website or Facebook during the month of December 2014 will receive a Dietz Monarch D10 Hurricane Lantern with the compliments of Livingstones Supply Co – Suppliers of the Finest Products to the ...

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Open Skies under attack

The US Open Skies policy and resultant market liberalization agreements entered into with governments around the world are under attack by some airlines that seek to frustrate foreign carrier new entry. To maintain Open Skies and robust competition, the Business ...

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Rhino Orphanage Raffles for Funds

The Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage is a refuge in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa where orphaned rhino from poaching are welcomed and cared for, writes Des Langkilde. Buy a Raffle Ticket for a Weekend at Thula Thula To raise funds for the ...

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Ireland – The Cliffs of Moher

Beauty and natural wonders come as no surprise to Africans, however standing 214 meters at the highest point and stretching for eight kilometers along the Atlantic coast of Ireland are the Cliffs of Moher, which leave any visitor breathless. One ...

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Greening your Tourism Business

The tourism industry is often subjected to fads and fashions, and businesses struggle to keep up with these rapidly changing requirements – often for naught, because customers quickly move on to the next craze. But environmental friendliness is a trend ...

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Risk in Tourism – Part 5

Credit & Credit Cards In Part 1 (page 36 – August issue), I categorised 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, ...

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Hotel Verde’s Eco-outings

Cape Town’s Hotel Verde, by BON Hotels, rightfully known as Africa’s greenest hotel, is continuing their green crusade into local schools and universities through their invited Eco Outings. It is a welcome relief to know that Hotel Verde has put ...

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How the right venue can elevate your brand

Selecting the right venue for a conference, an event, or an exhibition is important for building, maintaining and protecting the image and brand of the host organisation, writes Nicole Turner. “The venue says something about how organisations view themselves – ...

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Successful year for KZN Conventions

The Durban KwaZulu-Natal Convention Bureau (DBN KZN CB) has facilitated the hosting of 15 events in the Province between January to November 2014. This is a vast improvement against the average of 10 events per annum hosted in the Province ...

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Second Maasai Olympics – Kenya

Four thousand young Maasai warriors and their elder “fathers,” have banded together to take lion killing out of their culture and replace it with competitive sports, writes Caroline Graham. The Maasai Olympics 2014 will be held on 13 December 2014 ...

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