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Tag Archives: Articles July 2013

Tsogo Sun Brings New Hotspot to Durban

              A mecca of gastronomic diversity awaits food-lovers at the newly refurbished Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, a complex that has all the ingredients to become THE culinary hotspot of Durban. No less than 11 ...

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Stop Hunger now at the SCC

Tsogo Sun supports Stop Hunger Now at the Sandton Convention Centre For the Second year running Tsogo Sun, through their Sandton Convention Centre venue, have partnered with Stop Hunger Now to alleviate the hunger of learners in remote rural areas, ...

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Exciting holidays in Sun City

Sun City is for many people Africa’s premier holiday destination. This internationally recognized resort offers a host of accommodation options, leisure facilities and exciting activities to keep all ages entertained. Enjoy golf, game-viewing, gambling and swimming during your vacation at ...

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Surprises await at Tourism 2020 Dialogue

Recognising the importance of the tourism sector and the role of SMME’s. The Second Annual Tourism 2020 Dialogue promises a few surprises from international and local organisations for small businesses in South Africa. The content of these are highly confidential at ...

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Pampering for body and soul

CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La Villingili Resorts and Spa Maldives, draws inspiration from the origins of the Shangri-La legend – a place of personal peace, enchantment and well-being. This secluded sanctuary is located in its own spa village within the ...

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Kayak Expedition on Lake Malawi

Gravity Adventures (Cape Town) and Nkwichi Lodge have put together a very exclusive, once in a lifetime expedition trip on the eastern shores of Lago Niassa – the wild side of Lake Malawi. Starting from Metangula, the most southerly town ...

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Big Bee Festival (Swellendam)

The Big Bee brings you a chain of wild and brilliant surprises from 9 to 11 August 2013 where three days of action, lifestyle, nature and entertainment will become the busiest and most enjoyed weekend you’ve had yet. In celebration of the ...

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From the Editor’s Desk

It’s July and here on the southern tip of Africa we are into winter, but apart from being cold at nights, it has been mild so far on the Highveld – great weather for domestic holidays over the winter school ...

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Cover Story

Our magazine cover picture features Kora National Park in Kenya. This is a country that has come through some tough political times in recent years, but Murithi Ndegwa, Managing Director of the Kenya Tourism Board is determined to ensure that ...

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Not all visas are created equal

The following are just a few of the comments made beneath certain articles posted on the Tattler website during the month of June 2013: DESTINATIONS Not all visas are created equal Submitted on 2013/06/09 at 6:12 pm We travelled to ...

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Longridge gets thumbs up from TripAdvisor

Longridge wine estate and restaurant recently received a Certificate of Excellence from leading travel website TripAdvisor. This prestigious award is granted to only 10% of the top-performing listed global businesses that have earned consistently high ratings from TripAdvisor travellers. Tripadvisor.com ...

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Germany leads European travel

Research reveals that in Germany, travel agents have a major influence on travel decisions and bookings and that German travellers plan and book their major holidays early. Travel trade promotions have a significant higher importance in Germany than in the ...

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Rhino Knights Update

Isabel Wolf-Gillespie reports on her progress since departing on her arduous 10,000km journey in May to raise awareness of the plight of Africa’s dwindling rhino population. Today is the 23rd of June and four weeks have passed since my last ...

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Magical Kenya

Kenya is determined to grow its tourism arrivals from both regional and long-haul international markets and is keen to engage with the travel trade to make this happen, writes Des Langkilde. Muriithi Ndegwa, Managing Director of the Kenya Tourism Board ...

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RETOSA Events Calendar – July

RETOSA’s annual events calendar is aimed at keeping the travel trade informed on forthcoming events in each of the 14 RETOSA member countries, namely: Angola, Botswana, DR Congo, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and ...

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Property Review – Ubizane

Ubizane – The Place of Calling Ubizane Wildlife Reserve in South Africa lives up to its isiZulu name as a place that invokes natures call to experience her abundance of flora and fauna – natural assets that are as unique ...

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Tsogo Sun supports WPRI development

Three youngsters have earned Western Province Rugby Institute bursaries for 2013, as part of Tsogo Sun’s new sponsorship deal with Western Province Rugby. Promising WPRI players Wesley Adonis, Michael Haznar and Alvino Montjies were officially presented with their bursaries at ...

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Restaurant Review – BiCE Hyde Park

Real Italian fine dining lights up Hyde Park Experience an authentic Italian journey of taste and flavour at BiCE Ristorante was the invitation. Who could resist that? Certainly not me, writes Tattler editor, Marjorie Dean. I have driven past the ...

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The New POPI Act – PART 3

The New Protection Of Personal Information (POPI) Act – PART 3 – PRINCIPLE #2 – PROCESSING LIMITATION: PART 1 ‘Processing’ is defined as to ‘collect, disseminate or merge’ personal information (‘PI’).   POPI applies to collection by whatever means the ...

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IHG Rewards Club Launches Worldwide

New benefits including free internet for Elite members take effect from today. South Africa, Johannesburg, 01 July 2013 IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) today launched IHG® Rewards Club, its enhanced, industry-leading loyalty programme, formerly called Priority Club® Rewards. IHG Rewards Club ...

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