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Tag Archives: Articles September 2013

Desserts of India

The majority of Indians will admit to having a sweet tooth. Can you blame them? The tantalising array of desserts on offer can be too much to resist. Indian desserts are traditionally made with a variety of ingredients – from ...

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Fair Trade Tourism Appointments

Tourism Month saw a number of strategic changes implemented within Fair Trade Tourism (FTT). In keeping with global best practice, the organisation has now contracted FLO-Cert as their outsourced certification body. Going forward, FLO-Cert will conduct audits against the Fair Trade ...

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Mauritius Beach Villas: Best Advice

Accommodation can highly influence the quality of your Mauritius holiday. For this very reason, Mauritius offers one of the best price quality ratio in terms of vacation. For this same reason, it is nowadays recognised as one of the most ...

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Tips on Car Hire

Avis provides some useful tips to avoid being over charged on car hire. Remember to bring your credit card. Know what you are signing for. That you have the right waiver option and understand your liability in the event of ...

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Cape Town Festival of Beer 2013

Mark your calendars today for the annual Cape Town Festival of Beer, South Africa’s biggest festival of beer, which is set to take place on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of November 2013 at the legendary Hamilton’s Rugby Club next ...

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Wild Wings Safaris Opens UK Office

Specialist safari company and ground operator, Wild Wings Safaris, is proud to announce the opening of their UK office in Bromley, London. “It is a logical extension of our South African operations,” says Onne Vegter, CEO of Wild Wings Safaris. ...

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Kwandwe Leads the Charge on World Rhino Day

Leading up to World Rhino Day on Sunday 22 September 2013, conservation success story Kwandwe Private Game Reserve in South Africa’s scenic Eastern Cape will be hosting a week-long programme of interactive and educational activities for guests, staff and local ...

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Three stars for Orion’s Mohale Lodge

Orion Hotels is proud to announce that Orion Mohale Lodge in Lesotho has been awarded three stars grading by the Lesotho Tourism Development Corporation. Mohale Lodge caters to those with a passion for outdoor adventure or those looking to reconnect with ...

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Walk the Talk for Wildlife In War Zones

Get those walking shoes out on Sunday 29th September and help to protect wildlife in war zones by walking for animals from Durban’s Ushaka Marine World to SunCoast. Everyone will gather outside Moyo Restaurant on the Ushaka Marine Parade at 8am to ...

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E-Tourism Africa Summit – Cape Town

THE SIXTH ANNUAL E-Tourism Africa Summit comes to Cape Town from the 9th to the 10th of September 2013, to work with, and show, the tourism industry how best to take full advantage of the fast-growing digital and social media ecosystem. The ...

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Magic Circus coming to Seychelles

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) and the Ministry of Tourism and Culture together with the support of dedicated partners have confirmed that they will be hosting the Magic Circus of Samoa, on 20 September 2013. The people of Seychelles will ...

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Durban is SA’s new friendly city

The debate about whether Cape Town or Joburg is the friendliest city has been settled. It’s neither. It’s Durban. This is one of the findings in this year’s Anholt-GfK Roper City Brand Index, which assesses the images of 50 cities ...

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Menswear Fashion Show at Melrose Arch Piazza

On Thursday, 19 September 2013, Men’s Health is hosting summer’s hottest menswear fashion show, the sixth annual Men’s Health Menswear Collection. The show will bring together 12 of South Africa’s leading brands and retailers to showcase their summer trends and ...

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KwaZulu-Natal Tourism Master Plan Launched

Michael Mabuyakhulu, the MEC for Economic Development & Tourism launched the KwaZulu-Natal Tourism Master Plan today. By Des Langkilde. At a travel trade stakeholder breakfast briefing held at the Faimont Zimbali Hotel in Ballito this morning, Minister Mabuyakhulu outlined the strategic framework ...

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Top 5 Attractions In South Africa

South Africa is always increasing in tourism popularity or at least in recent years. This diverse and beautiful country has a lot to offer its visitors with varied cultures, intriguing wildlife, and amazing scenery, breathe taking beaches and a rich ...

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Art students honoured by Hotel Verde

HOTEL VERDE – WHERE ART LIVES Dr Ivan Meyer, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, along with 250 guests, attended the Hotel Verde Art Project Awards Ceremony on Thursday, 29 August, at the recently opened, Africa’s Greenest Hotel. ...

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Article Comments from August

Congratulations to Onne Vegter of Wild Wings Safaris in South Africa, whose comment has been chosen as the prize winner for August. Onne’s  prize of Two Stainless Steel Wine Goblets has been delivered to him with the compliments of Livingstones Supply Co – suppliers of the finest ...

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South Africa – The gains made in 20 years

Remarkable strides have been made since South Africa embraced democracy. By John Young. When Nelson Mandela took the oath of office as the first president of democratic South Africa on 10 May 1994, anything seemed possible. Moments of glory came ...

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Rhino Knights Update

After traversing South Africa, Namibia and Botswana Isabel Wolf-Gillespie reports on her progress from Zimbabwe, since departing on her 10,000km journey in May to raise awareness of the plight of Africa’s dwindling rhino population. We got to Victoria Falls on ...

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Ecotourism & Sustainable Tourism Conference

The Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC), taking place in Nairobi, Kenya from 24 to 27 September, aims to explore how tourism can help to alleviate poverty and achieve sustainable development. The seventh annual ESTC, organised by The International Ecotourism ...

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World Tourism Day – 27 September

In support of United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation, World Tourism Day (WTD) on 27 September 2013 is being held under the theme Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future. This year’s theme highlights tourism’s role in water access ...

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The New ‘POPI’ Act – Part 5

‘POPI’ is an acronym for the PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ACT. PRINCIPLE #3 – PURPOSE SPECIFICATION: PART 1 By Adv. Loui Nel The purpose for which Personal Information (‘PI’) is collected must be: Lawful; Specific (i.e. not excessive as far ...

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Social Media Marketing Part 2

Where to start? In part two of this series, Pieter Philipse asks some pertinent questions that should be answered before embarking on a social media journey. Introduction Before we set of on our journey from a business point of view we ...

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Using Film Festivals as a Tourism Marketing Tool

Considering the limited marketing budgets that most tourism organisations face, film festivals and film productions can be leveraged as an alternative marketing medium, as they do their own promotional campaigns, thereby reaching a wider audience through indirect publicity. By Leonie ...

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