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President Hotel Implements Health And Safety Protocols

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced the global hospitality industry to re-imagine how it will operate once travel resumes. The President Hotel, situated in Bantry Bay Cape Town, has responded through the launch of SAFE, “Sanitizing Academy For Employees” an initiative ...

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Gåte at Quoin Rock Brings Fine-Dining to Your Doorstep

Quoin Rock wine estate signage

Cape Town, 22 May 2020 – Gåte Restaurant @QuoinRock Wine Estate in Stellenbosch is offering an unparalleled three-course tasting journey curated by culinary masterminds, Chefs Nicole Loubser and James Would. The Gåte at Home box creates a dialogue between art, tradition, and technical craft. ...

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Overseas Money Transfer Transaction Tips

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The technological advancements that make modern life simple and easy are also the technological advancements that come with quite in-depth considerations to make sure things work as they should. Whether you’re booking a connecting flight, designing a simple website, or ...

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Flight Centre Corporate welcomes phased re-opening of business travel

The Flight Centre Travel Group’s Corporate Brands (FCM Travel Solutions, Corporate Traveller and Flight Centre Business Travel) have welcomed the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that business travel will be phased in gradually under Level 3 regulations. “Although there is ...

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An Ode to the Durban Curry

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If you can read this whole story without laughing then you’ve probably never tasted a real Durban curry. I was crying by the end… This witty narration is probably fictional – it was doing the email rounds back in 2008, ...

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The Travel Corporation Unveils Enhanced Protocols for all its Guided Holidays Across the Globe

Trafalgar, Luxury Gold, Insight Vacations, Contiki and Costsaver remain committed to guests’ well-being and peace of mind The Travel Corporation (TTC) and its numerous, award-winning guided holiday brands (Trafalgar, Luxury Gold, Insight Vacations, Contiki and Costsaver) have announced their newly ...

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G Adventures suspends all tours until end of July

Due to the continuing Covid-19 global pandemic, G Adventures has taken the necessary decision to further suspend all tours departing up to and including July 31, 2020. In addition, G Adventures will also be suspending all G Expedition departures up ...

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Norwegian Cruise Line extends Peace of Mind Policy

NCL has extended their Peace of Mind policy.  Providing our guests and travel partners with more reassurance, now for any existing or new reservation made by July 31, 2020 for any voyage through November 30, 2020, guests are free to ...

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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. Extends Suspension of Voyages until 31, July 2020

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (“Norwegian” or “the Company”) (NYSE: NCLH), a leading global cruise company which operates the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands, today announced an extension of its previously announced suspension of ...

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Why do people have so many accidents in Florida?

Truck driving in hurricane

Florida. The sunshine state. Bursting with beaches, theme parks, wildlife, families on vacation and plenty of retirees enjoying the hot climate. Florida is also known as the hurricane state, where the season lasts for 5 months, starting in June with ...

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Good News for South Africans to Study in Germany

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Good news is hard to come by during these times of global pandemic, which makes the German governments’ offer of financial support for South African students all the more welcome. Due to COVID-19, many students have lost their jobs which ...

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WINK Aparthotel offers furnished apartments for COVID-19 quarantine stays

WINK, a self-catering aparthotel located in the heart of the Mother City in Cape Town, has opened up 30 fully furnished, sanitised studio apartments for immediate occupation, for short- and long-stay rentals at discounted rates, for those affected by Covid-19 ...

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Reasons to Choose Cape Town for a Dental Vacation

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Medical (aka Health or Wellness) Tourism is a growing niche as more and more tourists travel to the stunning city of Cape Town, South Africa, for their dental procedures and treatments.  For Europeans and travellers from the Americas and Asia, ...

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Bid on Luxury Getaways to Raise Funds for Vulnerable Communities

In the spirit of giving back during the global pandemic #lockdown, the Caleo Foundation has launched a #bednightsforfoodparcels fundraising initiative to support vulnerable communities in South Africa. The Caleo Foundation is a non-profit conservation organisation established in Switzerland. In South Africa, ...

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Winery Celebrates 75 Years with Birthday Wine Bonanza

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Get 10% off your online order and stand a chance to win a FREE case Stellenbosch Hills might be ramping up your next birthday fiesta as it celebrates its own 75-year milestone this year. Order wine via the Stellenbosch Hills ...

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Discovering New York

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New York was named at a time where expansion into the New World was coming thick and fast – that’s probably why England’s King Charles II thought nothing of gifting the naming rights of what was to become one of ...

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ASATA makes recommendations on air ticket refunds and voucher policies

Air Ticket Refunds

While the COVID-19 crisis has had a critical impact on global air travel, airlines and its distribution partners, including travel agents, are discussing refund and voucher policies for airline-cancelled flights. These discussions are aimed at supporting both passengers who had ...

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Tourism Film Festival Launches Africa Award Winners Showreel

2020 ITFFA Awards video

Johannesburg, South Africa, 11 May 2020 – The International Tourism Film Festival Africa (ITFFA) has released the winning entries for the 2020 ITFFA Awards. The showreel will be officially launched this evening at 19h00 CAT via the ITFFA YouTube channel ...

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COVID-19: Chefs unite for Stellenbosch

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High profile kitchens team up to help fight hunger in Greater Stellenbosch communities Some of the country’s most renowned chefs based in the winelands region of Stellenbosch have stepped up to support local communities as lives and livelihoods are decimated ...

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Miss South Africa 2020 Entries Open

Miss South Africa logo with 2019 winner

Johannesburg, 10 May 2020 – Entries for Miss South Africa 2020 open at 09h00 tomorrow and close on May 31, 2020, at midnight. The organisers believe they may have the best year ever and are hoping for a record number ...

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How To Make The Most Of Your Travels

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Having spent close to 15 years reviewing some of the world’s most iconic travel destinations, sustainable tourism places, and forgotten dusty trails that lead to places of local legend, I’ve picked up a thing or two about how to make ...

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