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The Difference Between MICE and Business Tourism

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The difference between the term MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions) and Business Tourism is the focus. By Helen Brewer. MICE are focused on the requirements of the end-user. The end-users are the decision-makers (buyers) for holding a MICE gathering and ...

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Countdown to Meetings Africa 2019 begins

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The countdown to Meetings Africa 2019 has begun. The team here at the South Africa National Convention Bureau is hard at work preparing and looking forward to welcoming and hosting all delegates from across the world to our magnificent country. ...

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Bleisure Events: Africa’s Saving Grace

African conference and event facilities are becoming more than just venues for local gatherings. By combining business with leisure (bleisure), they and are now attracting major international events. The continent’s breath-taking natural beauty, rapidly developing infrastructure and vibrant multi-cultural people ...

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Swaziland to Exhibit at #MeetingsAfrica17

The Kingdom of Swaziland may not be Africa’s largest country by size, but what it lacks in size it certainly makes up for with heart and soul and boasts phenomenal business etiquette. The Kingdom of Swaziland offers a kaleidoscope of travel ...

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How to Support Responsible Travel in Africa

Tour operators play a major role in influencing responsible travel through the holiday packages they design and offer to clients. Your business can support responsible travel in Africa by promoting Fair Trade Tourism certified tourism products and by packaging and ...

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Paul Kruger Must Fall, Paul Kruger Must Rise

The acts of statue vandalism that have beset South Africa this year highlight the need for the country to protect its cultural heritage for tourism growth, writes Unathi Sonwabile Henama. The statue of Afrikaner hero Paul Kruger, located at the ...

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Venue Review: Fancourt, South Africa

When it comes to South African venues that are capable of hosting the entire spectrum of MICE events to 5-star standards, Fancourt certainly delivers beyond expectation, writes Des Langkilde. Fancourt, located just 7km from George Airport in South Africa’s Western ...

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Cover Story – April 2015

Our April cover depicts the restored Slave Bell at Spier Wine Farm, which was built by Van der Byl in 1825. Spier is one of the oldest wine farms in South Africa with a recorded history dating back to 1692. ...

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Venue Review – Spier

It’s been a while since I’ve visited the Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch, South Africa. To say that I’m impressed with the farm’s conference facilities would be an under statement, writes Des Langkilde. Due to travel commitments at the time, ...

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