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South Africans invited to ‘do’ tourism sustainably during Tourism Month

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The spotlight during Tourism Month in September 2017 falls on the picturesque province of Mpumalanga, which sports many bustling towns and quaint hamlets that are successfully promoting sustainable tourism practices, creating jobs and generating economic growth.

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High-level police presence to boost security at OR Tambo International Airport

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South Africa’s Police Minister, Fikile Mbalula, has announced a number of new policing and security measures in response to the recent incidents of crime in and around Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport.

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American celebrity stylist, June Ambrose, in Cape Town for the first African Odyssey.

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Carol Bouwer Productions is excited to announce the launch of the inaugural AFRICAN ODYSSEY – a one day women empowerment summit and gala dinner taking place on 16 June 2017.

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South Africa geared up to assist tourists affected by the devastating impact of Knysna fires

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South African Tourism has been in constant contact with emergency services as they continue to work around the clock to manage the break out of fires in Knysna following severe weather conditions in the Western Cape.

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Ninety ‘Hidden Gems’ chosen to dazzle at INDABA

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SA Tourism’s travel show places a special focus on small business.

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INDABA countdown kicks off: 40 days until Africa’s biggest travel show opens

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Hidden gems, new luxury pavilion and bigger variety of tourism offerings at INDABA 2017

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SA Tourism hits the road to brief current and would-be Indaba 2017 exhibitors

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To help new, confirmed and potential exhibitors prepare for this year’s INDABA, South African Tourism will host a series of briefing sessions around the country between 4 and 20 April 2017.

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African travel poised for take-off, says SA Tourism CEO at INDABA 2017 launch

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INDABA 2017 will see more than 7 000 delegates from around the world meeting in Durban to grow the African tourism economy through constructive conversations, dynamic partnerships and a strong focus on doing business, South African Tourism chief executive Sisa Ntshona said at the Killarney Country Club today.

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Celebrate SA's best wines at the Annual FNB Mpumalanga Wine Show

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The ever-popular FNB Mpumalanga Wine Show returns to Emnotweni on 6 and 7 April.  A highlight on the wine calendar since 2008, Lowveld wine lovers will need little persuasion to sample and savour the Cape’s finest.

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Cost of grading reduced as Tourism Grading Support Programme transfers to the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa

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Tourism establishments can save up to 90% on the cost of grading from February 2017, which has been made possible through the integration of the Tourism Grading Support Programme under the broader Tourism Incentive Programme of the Department of Tourism into the systems and processes of the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA).

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