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Big Little Things at Hotels

The hotel industry challenge of ‘bums in beds’ is a hotly contested one, especially in the three- and four-star space of city hotels. Many hotels in this bracket rely on large sales teams who nurture important relationships with corporate ‘buyers’, ...

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Protecting the Female Traveller

Since the inception of modern tourism, women have played a significant role in the development of the world’s largest composite industry. Here are some ideas to consider for improving the security of your tourism entity or community for the ‘single’ ...

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Planning Knowledge Bubble for SA Travel Trade

The MICE Academy is inviting the southern Africa travel trade to participate in a knowledge bubble session on Wednesday 29 March 2017 that will focus on the particular planning tasks of the travel company. “As an add-on to their client’s travel requirements, the travel ...

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Social Media Competition

Congratulations to our December 2016 Social Media competition winner: Jacis Lodges at Madikwe Game Reserve has been selected as our final competition winner.  Jacis Lodges will receive 2 Kenyan Scarfs with the compliments of Livingstones Supply Co – Suppliers of the ...

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Cover Story May 2016

The May edition of the Tourism Tattler Trade Journal front cover features a pair of young Cheetah at Inkwenkwezi Game Reserve. Three cheetah cubs were rescued from a Game Reserve near Port Elizabeth after their mother was killed, and Inkwenkwezi ...

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Tourism Business Index Q1 2016

Steady Travel and Tourism Business Performance Results For Q1 2016 Notwithstanding the rising inflation and slow economic growth, overall business performance levels in South Africa’s travel and tourism sector have remained steady in the first quarter of 2016. This is ...

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Cover Story January 2016

Our January 2016 cover shows an image of the universe – an appropriate metaphor for the 2015 Luxury Hotel Awards winners – each of whom have attained stardom in their respective fields of recognition (see our Accolades story on pages ...

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Cover Story September 2015

With September being Tourism Month in South Africa (and World Tourism Day on 27 September) it is appropriate that our cover sponsor, Fancourt is featured in this edition. Commemorating its 21st birthday this year (1994-2015), Fancourt has definitely come of ...

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Cover Story – August 2014

The August issue of Tourism Tattler represents the 50th edition that I’ve published since taking over the media title back in 2007 (in fact, the founding of Tourism Tattler as a B2B travel trade media title by SATSA goes back ...

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Cover Story – June

Our front cover for this edition features the luxurious Kempinski Seychelles Resort (read our Property Review on pages 22 – 25). Hoteliers since 1897, Kempinski has travelled the world in search of the most fascinating destinations without forgetting the finest ...

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Trade Welcomes New Minister of Tourism

The Southern African Tourism Services Association (SATSA) extends its heartfelt congratulations on behalf of the inbound tourism industry to the new Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom. Furthermore the organisation welcomes the re-appointment of Deputy Minister Thokozile Xasa who has shown ...

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Praise for WTM Africa

Inspiring, well organised and impressed are among some of the words buyers, visitors and exhibitors have been using to describe the inaugural World Travel Market (WTM) Africa event that took place from 02 to 03 May at the Cape Town ...

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World Heads to Durban for Indaba

As over 10 000 delegates comprising exhibitors, the world’s travel trade and media start arriving in Durban this week, Tourism KwaZulu-Natal are putting the final arrangements in place for the 26th annual Tourism Indaba to be hosted by the city ...

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