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Mhondoro Safari Lodge diverts food production to support local community in need

Mhondoro Safari Lodge & Villa has successfully started organic food production at Platbank, its newly acquired farm bordering the Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Waterberg (Limpopo province). In line with Mhondoro’s food philosophy of ‘fresh, simple and organic’, its chefs ...

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Tintswalo introduces self-catering model to stimulate local travel

Manor House Tintswalo Safari Lodge

Tintswalo Lodges has introduced a self-catering option for families and friends to stimulate local travel and accommodate South African residents within the current lockdown restrictions. Exclusive-use, self-catering options are available at three of the Tintswalo properties, offering a choice between ...

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The Peninsula All-Suite Hotel is Travel Ready

With the recent announcement that accommodation establishments across the country will be allowed to open under Alert Level 3, the team at The Peninsula All-Suite Hotel are gearing up to welcome back leisure travel guests. “Although no specific dates have ...

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6 reasons why travel agents are not obsolete in 2020

Travel Agents

Being a travel advisor has not been the most lucrative enterprise in 2020, but that doesn’t mean the profession has become obsolete. On the contrary, it has never been more pertinent. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, which saw borders closing and ...

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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. Announces Extension of Suspension of Voyages

Suspension Includes All Voyages for Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises with Embarkation Dates from August 1 through September 30, 2020 Voyage Cancellations Exclude September Seattle-based Alaska Itineraries Select Voyages Cancelled Through October 2020 Including Canada ...

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Entries Open For Wine & Food Tourism Awards

Wine & Food Tourism Awards

Cape Town, 17 June 2020 – Entries are now open for the Wine & Food Tourism Awards, a prestigious accolade established to inspire and promote local wine, food and hospitality in a variety of categories. Entries can be submitted until ...

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ASATA Support a measured, systematic reopening of South Africa’s Travel and Tourism Industry

ASATA joined the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) as the organisation presented its Tourism Recovery Strategy before Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Tourism this week.  The TBCSA, which represents the voice of business in the travel and tourism sector, has developed a data-driven Tourism Recovery ...

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Why the Garden Route ticks all the right boxes for solo travellers

Each year the number of solo travellers continues to rise. In 2019, solo travel was the #1 trend in travel and tourism according to Klook Travel, with a 131% increase in the number of Google searches for ‘solo travel’.   ...

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The Peninsula All-Suite Hotel Serves Up Something Hearty This Youth Day

In celebration of Youth Day on the 16th of June, the staff at The Peninsula All-Suite Hotel in Cape Town are providing meals to Grade 7s returning to St. Paul’s Primary School in the Bo-Kaap. “The Peninsula’s core values centre ...

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Miss South Africa 2020 Top 35 Announced

Miss South Africa 2020 Top 35 contestants

Johannesburg, 11 June 2020 – Following a record number of submissions received during the online entry process for Miss South Africa 2020 between 11-31 May, the beauty pageant judges have announced their top 35 selection. The top 35, in alphabetical order, ...

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Waterberg Wild Dog Pack safely relocated to Lapalala Wilderness Reserve

In a joint effort by the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), Lapalala Wilderness Reserve and Tintswalo Lapalala, a free-roaming pack of 10 wild dogs was successfully captured and relocated to Lapalala Wilderness Reserve in the Waterberg (Limpopo). According to Glenn Phillips, ...

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Spend and Earn Skywards Miles at Emirates Official Store

DUBAI, U.A.E, 08 June 2020 – Emirates Official Store has just made shopping for Emirates merchandise even more convenient and rewarding. Emirates Skywards members can now shop online for Emirates branded items using their Skywards Miles as currency. Members can also earn Skywards ...

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Emirates Offers Flights to 29 Cities and Transits Through Dubai Hub

More flights for passengers will be available from 15th June between Dubai and 16 cities: Bahrain, Manchester, Zurich, Vienna, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Dublin, New York JFK, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Jakarta, Taipei, Hong Kong, Perth and BrisbaneTravellers flying between Asia Pacific, Europe ...

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Delheim Marks 10 Years of Mushroom Foraging


Step into Delheim’s mountainside forest and vineyards – without setting a foot outside. But you’ll have to be quick because stock for this exclusive experience is limited. To mark its 10th anniversary of Wild Mushroom Forages, the innovative Stellenbosch winery ...

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G Adventures unveils new ‘Travel with Confidence’ policy

New safety measures to be implemented across all G Adventures tours As the tourism industry looks to the future of travel following the COVID-19 pandemic, G Adventures has unveiled a new ‘Travel with Confidence’ policy, which introduces new safety procedures ...

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Travelling for business under Level 3? Your questions answered!

After more than two months of hard lockdown, corporate travellers have been itching to get back to the boardroom. With Level 3 regulations implemented on June 1, a number of businesses were able to resume operations while business travellers could ...

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Collectable Cuisine from Vergelegen Wine Estate

It’s not every day that you can order a meal that has been prepared in one of the country’s leading restaurants and enjoy it in the comfort of your home. From this week, however, Somerset West residents ‒ and others ...

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TBCSA Lobbies For Reopening Of International Inbound Tourism

JOHANNESBURG, 4  June 2020 – South Africa’s tourism private-sector, under the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA), have been engaging on the Tourism Recovery Strategy currently being developed by South African Tourism. TBCSA is advocating unequivocally for the earlier ...

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Lockdown Through the Eyes of a Nature Guide

Lockdown SA by Frank Watts book covers

Kruger National Park, 03 May 2020 – South Africas’ Tourism Minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, would do well to spend just R30 of her R200k monthly salary to buy nature guiding veteran Frank Watts’ short story, ‘Lockdown SA: Through the Eyes of a ...

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Pinotage King Launches Writer’s Block

Flagstone Writers Block Pinotage wine

In keeping with its motto “We are born creative”, Flagstone Wines’ head winemaker, Gerhard Swart, has created a single block pinotage that will surely rejuvenate any writers creative slowdown during the COVID-19 lockdown. “When we named this pinotage ‘Writer’s Block’, ...

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TKZN Kickstarts Online SME Business Advisory Workshops

Grant Smith, Dr Emmanuel Ngcobo, Roshni Mehta, Septi Bukula, and Jameel Khan

Durban, 03 June 2020 – With the tourism sector hardest hit by the national lockdown to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, life for tourism business owners has come to a halt. As part of government interventions to support ...

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Best Fishing Adventures in Africa

Deep sea fishing boat with Africa continent in wake

The first thing most people will think about when they hear ‘Tourism in Africa’, is Safari. It is true, Africa’s wildlife is the most iconic in the world and this great continent has some of the most varied animals on ...

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