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Tag Archives: Articles March 2016

Draft Regulations for SA Tourist Guiding

South Africa’s Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom released the Draft Regulations for Tourist Guiding on 15 March 2016 for public comment. Interested parties of the public are invited to submit to the Minister, within sixty (60) days of publication of the ...

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Forage for Fungi at Delheim Estate

Stellenbosch wine farm unearths Wild Mushroom Hunts in its forest on 16 & 17 June and on 1 & 2 July 2016 Blusher, porcini, boletus, pine rings… Mother Nature’s elusive delicacies are waiting to be unearthed at the legendary Delheim ...

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Forever Resorts Awards GM’s

Forever Resorts, Lodges, Hotels and Retreats celebrated their dedicated Forever Team at the Annual Forever Resorts General Manager’s Awards 2015 at a function held on Friday 11 March 2016. Once a year they pledge an evening to honour their hard-working ...

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Wild Coast Sun Casino Appoints TEP

The Tourism Enterprise Partnership (TEP) is pleased to announce that it has been appointed by Wild Coast Sun Casino & Resort as its preferred Enterprise & Supplier Development (ESD) partner. The popular casino, holiday and leisure destination situated near Port ...

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Countdown to Africa Travel Week begins

Image courtesy of  capetown.hotelguide.co.za With under 3 weeks to go, the anticipation is building for the 3rd edition of Africa Travel Week. Organised by Thebe Reed Exhibitions and Reed Travel Exhibitions in the week of 4-8 April 2016, three highly ...

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Fancourt To Host 21st Amateur Open

After celebrating 21 years of acclaimed accolades and recognition since opening doors to the golfing fraternity worldwide, Fancourt has announced that entries for what is to be celebrated as THE ‘21st successive Amateur Open’, are now officially open. Hailed as ...

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Media Accreditation for Associations

Traditional payment for advertising and content marketing costs are a major drain to non-profit organisation budgets, so Tourism Tattler has developed a barter deal based on the concept of “what we can give you in return” rather than “how much ...

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SA Tourism Stats – March 2016

Analyses of Statistics South Africa data shows that foreign arrivals declined in 2015 and were at similar levels to 2013, writes Martin Jansen van Vuuren of Grant Thornton South Africa. A ray of hope is that foreign arrivals did start ...

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Tourism Safety Initiative Gains Momentum

The Tourism Safety Initiative (“TSI”) is rapidly gaining momentum as the South African travel and tourism industry’s primary platform for the coordination, promotion and provision of safety support to tourists, writes Kagiso Mosue. TSI is a travel and tourism private ...

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Wikitourism Comes of Age

Access to tourism-related information has become a lot easier since the launch of South Africa’s home-grown Wikitourism online portal two years ago. All content is publicly available with copyright permission, which means that anyone can freely use the information. By ...

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4 Big Ideas 4 Green Meetings

The colour green is often associated with plants and nature, which is why the term ‘green meetings’ is associated with sustainable procurement practices, writes Des Langkilde. Likewise, the idiom ‘give the green light’ means “go”, so if you are working ...

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Kenya’s Weird and Wonderful Hotels

Kenya has a wide range of weird and wonderful hotels – making the whole experience of travelling to Kenya, that much more exiting, writes Jessica Ndlovu. When people think of travelling to Kenya, they think of scenic sights and wildlife ...

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Part-time Online Hotel Qualifications

Many leaners are not able to study full time for a hotel qualification as the need to earn an income comes first. The current volatile situation at universities further makes e-learning an attractive option, writes Christa Badenhorst. Guvon Academy now ...

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TripAdvisor at 16, The Facts

TripAdvisor is no stranger to the travel trade but did you know that it started life above a tiny pizza parlour called Kostas in the town of Needham, Massachusetts, USA in February 2000, writes Peter Corcoran. Sixteen years later and ...

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Overland Tour Vehicle Of Choice

The “relevant technology for purpose” principle employed by Hino in designing, engineering and building its range of 500-Series trucks has found favour with Drifters, a division of Tourvest Holdings. What this means is that these Hino 1626 truck chassis-cabs, which ...

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Celebrating Easter at Boschendal

Easter is a time for creating warm memories with your family and loved ones. This year, Boschendal has created an array of experiences, including a kiddies Easter egg hunt at the Werf Picnics, a 3 course share-dish menu at the ...

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Young Winemakers Drive Change at Boschendal

With international modern palates displaying an increasing passion for wine, Boschendal’s dedicated red and white winemakers are determined to drive change, engaging their audience with innovation, originality, quality and a focus on ethical viticulture. Applying cutting-edge best practice while balancing ...

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