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Tag Archives: Articles January 2016

Victoria Falls Water Flow Rising Fast

Water levels are now rising steadily at Victoria Falls, but African Travel and Tourism Association (ATTA) chairman Ross Kennedy says, regardless, Victoria Falls is a year round natural wonder. “Like any piece of beautiful art, you can look at and ...

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Kenya Announces New Tourism Incentives

President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday announced a range of new incentives put in place to encourage tourism in Kenya. Speaking at the opening of Kenya’s first luxury yachting marina (English Point Marina) in Mobasa, the President unveiled the initiatives including the ...

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Eikendal Weintaufe 2016

Put on a sun hat and make a beeline for Eikendal Estate when it gets its summer groove on with its annual Weintaufe, a next level harvest celebration which invites young and old to unwind with an al fresco feast ...

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Hotel Trends For 2016

In this latest infographic, Africa and the Middle East are shown to be the most expensive regions for hotel rates with a $165.97 dollar daily room rate on average, writes Michelle Mangan. Did you know that the revenue for the ...

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Cover Story January 2016

Our January 2016 cover shows an image of the universe – an appropriate metaphor for the 2015 Luxury Hotel Awards winners – each of whom have attained stardom in their respective fields of recognition (see our Accolades story on pages ...

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ATA adopted by Corporate Council on Africa

Officially announced at the New York Times Travel Show on January 8, 2016, the Africa Travel Association (ATA) will become an operating element under the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA). The ATA is America’s oldest travel organization dedicated to US-Africa ...

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World Luxury Hotel Awards

And the winner is… Hotels in Australia, South Africa, and Thailand fared well at the the 9th Annual World Luxury Hotel Awards, which was hosted at the prestigious Harbour Grand Hong Kong on Saturday 24th October 2015. Hosted by international ...

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Best route through Northern Cape

The legendary highway Route 66 in the United States conjures up images in traveller’s mind of the open road and adventure. Everyone dreams of taking a road trip through new landscapes, visiting strange destinations, and cruising towards the horizon. South ...

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Super-rich Tourism in Africa

A recent study by New World Wealth titled ‘Millionaire Tourism in Africa’, says that around 43,000 multi-millionaires visited Africa in the 12 months to September 2015. South Africa was the most popular African destination for the super-rich, with roughly 11,000 ...

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Tour Operators Oppose Traffic Officer Bribery

SATSA and KLT have taken steps to reduce inappropriate fines levied against tourists and tour operators by traffic officers in the South African province of Mpumalanga, writes Anne Briggs. Last year, the Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA) Mpumalanga Chapter ...

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ASEAN Tourism Forum 2016

The ASEAN (Association of South-East Asian Nations) Tourism Forum will be taking place in Manila, Philippines from 18 to 25 January 2016, writes Des Langkilde According the World Travel & Tourism Council’s latest report on the Philippines (The Economic Impact ...

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Law of Contracts – Part 17

In Part 1 (August 2014), I categorised risk into five categories, namely; 1. PEOPLE, 2. MONEY, 3. LAW, 4. SERVICE and 5. ECOLOGY. In this series, I deal with the risk profile of each, i.e. broadly speaking the areas of ...

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Tourism Insurance Part 1

Bandaged couple on a bench

We all know that insurance is an essential component of risk management that requires an annual review to adjust to changes in the commercial circumstances and legal environment in which we operate. What we may need reminding of are the ...

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Arts Academy expands its impact

The positive impact that the Tsogo Sun Arts Academy has had on many youngsters’ lives in its two full years of operation inspired two other Tsogo Sun properties to embark on their own local programmes, which are now reaping rewards ...

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Seychelles Carnival 2016

The Seychelles Tourism Board has confirmed the dates of the 2016 edition of the island’s Carnaval International de Victoria, the event set to continue to bring together the different cultures and people from around the world to one place. Dubbed ...

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