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Tag Archives: Articles September 2014

New South African Visa Regulations Postponed

UPDATE: JOHANNESBURG, 11 November 2019 – International minors travelling to South Africa do not require Unabridged Birth Certificates or consent letters when travelling with their parents. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Tuesday 16 September 2014. The Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA) has ...

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Winners of the Ikhokha Edge Competition

CONGRATULATIONS to the following winners who entered the Ikhokha Edge Mpos Card Reader Competition published in the Tourism Tattler July & August 2014 Editions: 1. Hemlatha Lil Ruthan of SATIB Insurance Brokers, Durban; 2. Alan Saffery of Winelands Experience, Franschhoek; ...

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Comments Prize Winner from August

CONGRATULATIONS to Heather Hunter, who has won the August prize for sharing our Pinterest ‘Travel Metaphores’ board image on Twitter. Heather’s prize of a “Eye of the Leopard’ DVD by Derek and Beverley Joubert, will be delivered with the compliments ...

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Tourism Growth Key for SA and Car Rentals

South African tourism, exceeding over 10 million arrivals last year and its growing GDP contribution which now exceeds 9%, has demonstrated sustained growth well above the global industry norm. Reflecting further on the extent of this performance, one is reminded ...

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Business Insurance for SMME’s

Entrepreneurs need insurance cover at affordable premiums, but they also need access to other factors that contribute to business success, such as access to finance, training, mentorship and market access. By Paula Bester. The Tourism Enterprise Partnership (TEP) and Sky ...

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Property Review: Wild Clover Farm

The likelihood of finding a four-leaf clover in nature is 1 in 10 000, and according to Irish superstition, brings the finder good luck. Tourism Tattler found both when visiting this unique hospitality establishment located in Stellenbosch, along Cape Town’s ...

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PART 2 – People

In Part 1 (page 36 – August issue), I labeled risk into five categories, namely; 1. PEOPLE, 2. MONEY, 3. LAW, 4. SERVICE and 5. ECOLOGY. I will be dealing with the risk profile of each, i.e. broadly speaking the ...

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PART 3 − Incident Management

In Part 1 of this three part series, I wrote about the ‘Big 5’ preventative measures in managing risk. Part 2 dealt with the fine print of insurance policies – aka policy wording and in this article I conclude the ...

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Ford Expands Commercial Vehicle Range

With the recent introduction of the all-new Ford Transit into the South African and Sub-Sahara African markets, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is continuing its plan to expand its commercial vehicle presence on the African continent. The Ford ...

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Cover Story – September 2014

September is Tourism Month, and our front cover portrait of Nelson Mandela, by digital artist *Guy Whitby, reflects the technological evolution from an analog to a digital age – a transformation that ‘Madiba’ himself lived through. In the words of ...

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