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Tag Archives: Articles July 2019

Best Casinos and Shows in Las Vegas

Las Vegas night lights

Las Vegas is known for its bright lights, amazing casinos and restaurants, along with dazzling shows of every variety. With so much to see and do in one location, it’s easy to get lost when planning a perfect Las Vegas ...

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5 Travel Tips for 2020

5 Travel Tips for 2020 by Gavin Tollman, Global CEO of Trafalgar

It’s that time of year for so many (thankfully and appreciatively): their holidays are now booked, their bags are packed, and excitement for the journey of discovery during the 2019 summer season is well and truly underway. But what I ...

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What is Lemon Law?

Car dealer signing a contract

There’s a whole bunch of different law types out there, from Tort law, and constitutional law, to criminal law, but have you ever heard of Lemon Law? And no, it’s not a term that refers to spending too long on ...

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National Minister Of Tourism, A First For Wine And Food Conference

Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane and Margi Biggs

For the first time, a national government minister will attend the annual Wine & Food Tourism Conference, when South Africa’s Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, presents the inaugural Wine & Food Tourism Awards at Spier, near Stellenbosch on 18 September. ...

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How to Prepare for a High-Altitude Trip

High-altitude climbers trekking through snow

Research shows that many countries are recognising and prioritising adventure tourism as active spending of free time becomes more popular with tourists. Lazing away holidays on the beach is slowly being replaced by attractions that test our physical abilities. In ...

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5 Steps to Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

Woman mourning at grave side

The death of a loved one can be a devastating experience. More so if your loved one’s death was caused by the negligence of someone else. The pain and anguish of the loss can be tinged with anger when considering ...

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Countdown to Camellia Weekend at Africa’s best winery

CAPE TOWN, 19 July 2019 – Camellia flower fans are counting the days until the annual Camellia Weekend at Vergelegen in Somerset West on 27 and 28 July. The 319-year-old wine estate – recently judged Africa’s best winery in the ...

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Self-Drive Planning Essentials for a Namibian Road Journey

Dirt road through Namibia landscape

Namibia, a land of endless space and contrasting landscapes, is the perfect destination for a self-drive safari vacation. Here are 5 self-drive planning essentials for a Namibian road journey. Discover the countries two UNESCO World Heritage sites, Twyfelfontein and the Namib Sand Sea. Visit the ...

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Theatrical Winter Feasts at Camphors Signature Restaurant

A food dish from Camphors restaurant

Food and wine lovers are in for a treat as Camphors, the signature restaurant at Vergelegen estate ‒ recently named the best winery in Africa ‒ is hosting three innovative winter dinners. They will take place on the last Friday ...

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R24bn Investment Boosts Food and Beverage Sector

Cape Town's Nowhere Does It Better campaign image

PepsiCo’s investment of R24bn into Pioneer Foods shows why the Cape is a major springboard into the rest of Africa CAPE TOWN, 19 July 2019 – Wesgro, the Cape Town and the Western Cape Tourism, Trade & Investment Promotion Agency, ...

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Things to know when Relocating to Australia’s Gold Coast

Aerial view of Australia's Gold Coast

The Australian Gold Coast offers an excellent quality of life with a wide variety of flora and fauna, an abundance of restaurants and public amenities, and plenty of outdoor spaces. Expats moving to the Gold Coast will find its young, ...

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Long Haul Flight? Here’s How To Enjoy It

Passengers seated on an aircraft

Travelling is amazing – there is so much to do and so much to learn. You’ll find inspiring new places and people, and you’ll discover new ways to look at your life. Even if nothing really changes, you’ll still have ...

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Top Ten Reasons To Own A Boat

Boat at sea

Listing a boat among the properties you own has a certain ring to it. If you have the money, enough not to put it all in your wallet, then it’s all possible. However, a boat takes more than buying one, ...

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The Number One Requirement for British People on Holiday is Value

Holiday abstract: Books, sunglasses and beach

There are many factors that motivate people when it comes to travelling abroad. But the most important factor for British tourists going on holiday is the value of the destination. This is according to a new survey by mobile banking ...

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Africa’s Tallest Skyscraper Nears Completion

The Leonardo, Sandton

JOHANNESBURG, 14 July 2019 – The Leonardo, Sandton’s newest skyscraper, is rapidly approaching completion. When finished, it will be Africa’s tallest building. Home to residential, commercial (both office space and retail), and a Legacy hotel, The Leonardo is being considered ...

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Discounts Fuel Domestic Travel Boom

South African Tourism recorded a 59,7% growth in domestic tourism during the first four months of 2019. Local demand, fuelled by value-added travel discounts and holiday packages, is not slowing despite the current tough economic climate. Shaun Lamont, Managing Director ...

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Top 10 Vegetarian Restaurants in Spain

Spain flag painted hand over vegan food

Spain has been developing its plant-based food scene for over 30 years and is home to a wide variety of vibrant vegetarian and vegan restaurants for food-loving travellers In recent years, there has been an increase in demand by tourists ...

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The Best Craft Beer By Far Darling

Darling Brew GM Lars Pflanz

CAPE TOWN, 13 July 2019 – Following my review, Darling Brew Woodstock Launches Craft Beer Classes, I mentioned that I’d be invited to come back in six weeks to sample the night’s brew prepared by master brewer Hennie Blom during ...

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Cape Town Ranked World’s Top Africa Destination

Aerial view of Cape town

New data reveals the world’s most popular bucket list destinations in Africa for 2019. Released by hoppa, a ground transportation specialist, their report surveyed travellers across the globe to find out what their bucket list destinations, attractions, and events in Africa ...

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South Africa Expands Visa Waiver List

Passport with visa

DURBAN, 10 July 2019 – South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs has added seven countries to the visa waiver list for travel to South Africa. Citizens of Ghana, Sao Tome and Principe, New Zealand, Cuba, United Arab Emirates, Qatar and ...

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Airline offers Exclusive Hotel Rates across UAE

Emirates has partnered with Accor, Armani Hotel Dubai, Emaar Hospitality Group and Marriott to offer attractive hotel rates to passengers travelling to and through Dubai this summer Dubai, UAE, 10 July 2019 – Emirates has partnered with world-renowned hotel providers to ...

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Pros and Cons of Single-Use Plastic Alternatives

Mountains of single use plastic at Coastal Park Landfill in Muizenberg, Cape Town

What sustainable options are available to replace single-use plastics and what are their advantages and disadvantages? It’s no surprise that the world has woken up to the disadvantages and negative impact of single-use plastics. More and more, we are seeing ...

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Thornybush Announces New Chief Executive

Joanne Dickson Thornybush Chief Executive

Joanne Dickson has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Thornybush Collection as of July 1st 2019.   Joanne takes over the reins from Nic Griffin who has held the position for the last 11 years.  Nic, at the ripe age of 73, will continue to ...

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SA Mint Launches Environmental Rights Coin

SA Mint Environmental Rights Coin

Centurion, South Africa, 8 July 2019 – The South African Mint, a wholly owned subsidiary of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), today released into circulation a new R2 commemorative circulation coin themed ‘Environmental Rights’ as part of its coin ...

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Albert Frost Calexico Performance

Albert Frost

Calexico brings you blues for the soul and great food for the stomach. For the past two decades, the energetic performances of SAMA award-winning blues/rock guitarist/singer Albert Frost has captivated audiences attention worldwide. Dubbed the “South African Hendrix”, Frost deftly ...

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Another side to Zanzibar

Zanzibar brach sunset

Zanzibar: more than just white, sandy beaches, blue sea and crumbling palaces If Zanzibar is not on your travel bucket list, it should be! With its year-round warm, tropical climate, plenty to see and do, affordability and an array of ...

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World Elephant Day Events

Elephants Alive Fundraising Dinner image featuring Colin Bell as guest speaker

World Elephant Day, celebrated internationally on 12 August each year, aims to create awareness of the plight of African and Asian elephants by sharing knowledge and seeking positive solutions for the better care and management of captive and wild elephants. World Elephant Day was ...

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Feeling right at Home*

Bidtravel takes over the kitchen at Home* Suite Hotels, Bristol The newly launched Home* Suite Hotel, Bristol in Rosebank, Gauteng, played host to Bidtravel’s CEO, Lidia Folli and her team, along with close friends and a few hotel guests, for an evening ...

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3 Reasons to add Green Powder to your Packing Checklist

Green Powder in bowls

Maintaining a healthy diet when travelling abroad can be problematic. For optimal health, your body needs green vegetables like kale and collard greens, but how do you ensure that you get these nutrients? Well, the best way is to add ...

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Leading Hospitality Players Adopt a Bluewater Pro Approach

A waiter serving guests

CAPE TOWN, 03 July 2019 – Leading names in the South African hospitality industry are enjoying the cost and sustainability benefits of one of the world’s most advanced water purification technologies, utilising the Bluewater Pro water purification unit to produce ...

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Holidays That Help Save The Ocean

First Group hotel managers sipping a milkshake

First Group has launched a holiday campaign that aims to help save the oceans – a project that goes beyond introducing eco-friendly straws across its 30 hotels and resorts.  First Group’s 13 beachfront properties have introduced fun beach clean-up activities ...

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Entries for Tourism Film Festival-Africa Open

Hands holding film board with ITFF logo

JOHANNESBURG, Sandton, 03 July 2019 – The organisers of the inaugural International Tourism Film Festival-Africa (ITFFA) are calling on interested parties to enter the festival’s film competition by submitting their tourism films, travel videos, documentaries, TV reports and web docks. ...

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Applications for SAT Nordic Roadshow Open

Nordic flags with South African Tourism logo

SOUTH AFRICA, Johannesburg – Wednesday, 03 July 2019: South African Tourism is intensifying its efforts in growing arrivals from the Nordic region and is inviting South African tourism business owners to partner with them on this mission.   Applications for ...

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Exclusive-Use Wine Estate Launches In Paarl

Image of wine estate entrnce

Brookdale Estate is the newly built country house that stands against the Paarl skyline, tucked away in the middle of a working wine farm which is only accessible to guests.

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