The Springbok Experience

Rugby has long been one of South Africa's most popular sports and Cape Town is home to one of the country's most beloved rugby stadia.And now there'sIt's a reason to gather your friends around the barbecue with beer in hand on a Saturday afternoon before you cheer on your favourite…
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South African lodge tops Condé Nast top 100 list

  • October 21, 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney
  • Blog

A Sabi Sands game reserve, Londolozi, has come out tops in the Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World: 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards.

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10 places where you can find the world in South Africa

  • October 20, 2014 by Desiree Haakonsen
  • Blog

You’ve heard it before: South Africa is diverse. We didn’t realise quite how true this statement was until we embarked on a snapshot journey to find how many places in South Africa resembled destinations around the world. You’d be surprised!

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Some of South Africa’s best hotel pools

  • October 19, 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni
  • Blog

The arrival of summer can only mean three things: delicious frozen treats, summer holidays at the beach, and cooling dips in the pool.

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Mountain biking in South Africa – More Top MTB Trails

If you’ve done your Big Five safari, visited Cape Town, tried your luck at Sun City or marvelled at your origins at the Cradle of Humankind, maybe you’re now ready for a bit of exercise. And what better way, what better country, and what better weather to take to the road than in South Africa?

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Walk in Gandhi's South African footsteps

  • October 17, 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney
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South African Tourism has launched a new initiative to highlight Mahatma Gandhi-inspired tourism attractions across the country. The passive resistance icon spent what’s been described as his ‘transformative years’ in the country.

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Website on Mahatma Gandhi's South African sojourn launched

  • October 16, 2014
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The year 2014 marks 100 years since Mahatma Gandhi left South Africa for good after spending his formative years in this country. A new South African Tourism website traces his 21-year path in South Africa.

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#TravelChatSA: South Africa in ‘a thousand words’

  • October 16, 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney
  • Blog

The scenic beauty of South Africa was showcased to great effect on Twitter in the latest #TravelChatSA. Travellers from across the country shared their best travel snaps in the one-hour gathering on the social networking site.

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Celebrating excellence in the tourism industry

  • October 16, 2014
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Service excellence drives the tourism industry, a growing sector that contributes 9% to South Africa’s GDP, Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom said at the recent Lilizela Awards.

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World Travel Market offers global business-to-business opportunities for South Africa

  • October 15, 2014
  • Trade

World Travel Market 2014 is the international travel industry event of the year, offering business-to-business opportunities to international travel stakeholders from across the globe.

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