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Tapping into a new market spells success for local women

The Western Cape is traditionally known for its fine wines, but as tourism and business engagements with different countries increase, it is time to change the focus of our drinking culture. “The choices have been limited if you are entertaining ...

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Christmas & New Year’s Celebrations in Stellenbosch

End your year in good company, when Stellenbosch pulls out all the stops with bespoke Christmas celebrations and a host of New Year’s parties ranging from the more intimate and themed to the lavish and extravagant to toast to 2014 ...

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Etihad Airways Partners Unveiled

Etihad Airways today unveiled Etihad Airways Partners, a new brand which brings together like-minded airlines to offer customers more choice through improved networks and schedules and enhanced frequent flyer benefits. Initially, six airlines will participate in the new partnership – ...

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Etihad Airways Social Media Success

• Wins Best Emerging Airline on Social Media Award at the SimpliFlying Awards • Named ‘Most Influential Brand in the UAE’ on LinkedIn • Reaches historic milestone of one million Facebook fans globally • Launches new Pinterest brand account Etihad ...

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Stellenbosch a ‘Forever Young’ Town

During September, fondly celebrated as Heritage and Tourism Month, one cannot think of a better place to get a real cultural fix than South Africa’s second oldest town, Stellenbosch – the historical City of Oaks which thrives as a forever ...

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Is the Vaal Heading for a Revival?

BON Hotels, a South African-based company that owns, manages and operates hotels, has recently taken over the Riviera on Vaal Hotel in Vereeniging. One would wonder what they see in the region and why they have chosen to invest there. ...

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Hotel Verde and the Importance of Bee-ing

“If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have no more than four years to live”~ Albert Einstein The better part of the population doesn’t realise the importance of bees. Those little black and yellow striped ...

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Stellar foodie line-up for Stellenbosch at Summer Place

Acclaimed Makaron chef makes her debut at glitzy Jozi affair Toasting the then and now of South Africa’s granddaddy of wine routes, Stellenbosch at Summer Place 2014 promises an exquisite culmination of classic and contemporary taste sensations with five formidable ...

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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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Excitement Builds As More Etihad Airways Flights On Sale For Airbus A380 And Boeing 787 Dreamliner

A380 to operate triple-daily London flights, Sydney confirmed as second destination B787 flying to Düsseldorf, Doha, Washington DC, Mumbai, Brisbane and Moscow Comprehensive training program underway for airline’s pilots and cabin crew Aircraft will debut The Residence, plus new First, ...

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Old meets New in Stellenbosch during Heritage Month

Steeped in history, vibrant Stellenbosch offers so much more than just quality wines. This September, the City of Oaks will celebrate an entire Heritage Month of taste and traditions unique to this quaint town, with a rich tapestry of old ...

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Savour Stellenbosch Valley on World Tourism Day

  Rich heritage and heirlooms mixed with authentic cuisine, music and terroir-driven wines will transform Neethlingshof Estate in a must visit ‘destination’ on World Tourism Day, when the inaugural Savour Stellenbosch Valley showcases the area’s diverse offerings on Saturday, 27 ...

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World Heritage Sites List for Africa

The importance of World Heritage sites in Africa cannot be underestimated. World Heritage sites belong to all the peoples of the world, irrespective of the territory on which they are located. A UNESCO World Heritage listing ensures that the natural ...

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Tattler April Comments

Congratulations to Marinda Holtzhausen! Marinda’s comment has been chosen as the prize winner for April 2014.  Marinda has won a ‘Restless Enemies’ DVD, which will be delivered with the compliments of Livingstones Supply Co – Suppliers of the Finest Products to ...

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Valentine’s Day: The Day of Love, Flowers and Diamonds

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend – no wonder results of a survey conducted in 2013 revealed that worldwide, over $ 4.4 billion was spent on gold, silver and diamonds for Valentine’s Day alone. Visit the Cape Town Diamond Museum ...

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Cape Town’s bid to host 2015 WFTGA Conference

“Following a gruelling bid process, it is with regret and sadness that I have to tell you that Cape Town did not win the Bid to host the 2015 World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations Conference, writes Alushca Ritchie, CEO ...

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