Franschhoek's Mystery Weekends – the perfect getaway

  • July 28, 2014 by Lynnette Johns
  • Blog

Getaways in the beautiful Franschhoek Wine Valley just got a whole lot more exciting ...

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Photo essay: The Test Kitchen, Cape Town

Luke Dale-Roberts is one of South Africa’s top chefs. His restaurant, The Test Kitchen, was recently voted 48th best restaurant in the world on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. Here we celebrate his creativity in mouth-watering visuals.

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Learn to cook in Durban

  • July 26, 2014 by Christine Marot
  • Blog

If you have cash in hand and a couple of hours to spare, here’s a novel way to spend them. Round up a couple of friends and sign up for a fun-filled cookery lesson in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.

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Chairperson of South African Tourism resigns.

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

​Frank Kilbourn, the chairperson of South African Tourism has decided to resign from the board effective 25 July 2014 to focus on his long-term business interests.

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​Ramadan in the Cape

  • July 25, 2014 by Riefkah Adams
  • Blog

Muslims across South Africa are preparing to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr, heralding the end of a month of fasting. On Sunday night, thousands of Muslims will be at Three Anchor Bay in Cape Town to sight the new moon, signalling the end of the fast.

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Beautiful waterscapes

  • July 25, 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds
  • Blog

There have been some fantastic waterscapes (and others) shared on our Love South Africa Flickr group. Here are a few of them ...

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Wildebraam Berry Estate, Swellendam

The Wildebraam Berry Estate just outside Swellendam in the Western Cape makes delicious jams, chutneys, pickles and relishes from the berries it grows on the farm, as well as from other fruit bought in.
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South African Tourism CEO unveils updated five-year strategic plan

  • July 24, 2014
  • Trade

The key objectives are to grow tourism’s contribution to the economy by 1.5% annually, create a thriving tourism sector, and make the South Africa brand a global player in portfolio markets.

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Freedom and fun in the Free State

  • July 24, 2014 by Lynnette Johns
  • Blog

Wednesday night’s #TravelChatSA was all about the Free State: big-sky country in the heart of South Africa and amazing tourist attractions.

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IN THE NEWS: “CTICC celebrates sod turning on expansion project”

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

Hard work and careful planning over the past few months culminated in the first sod being turned on the construction site of the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) expansion today.

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