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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Travelling to SA for business or holiday? Try these apps …

  • July 23, 2014 by Stuart Buchanan
  • Blog

So, you’re heading to South Africa for a meeting or a conference, perhaps on short notice, and are unsure about what to expect when you get here, or how to get around? Well, luckily, there’s a piece of technology you probably have already that can help you – your smartphone.

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South African Tourism appoints new Chief Operating Officer (COO)

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

​South African Tourism is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chief Operating Officer (COO), Ms Sthembiso Dlamini

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MaXhosa designer Laduma Ngxokolo talks inheritance and heritage

  • July 22, 2014 by Kolosa Vuso
  • Blog

Four years ago Port Elizabeth-born designer Laduma Ngxokolo saw a gap in the market for traditional Xhosa initiates’ attire and created his label, MaXhosa by Laduma.

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FreshStart's Smutsville Recycle Swop Shop

For six- to 16-years-olds in Sedgefield’s Smutsville township, rubbish is currency, thanks to an innovative swop shop that’s empowering young people to help themselves.

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4 great Durban day trips

  • July 20, 2014 by Christine Marot
  • Blog

Durban is well connected to the North Coast and South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal province via the N2 road, and inland via the N3, which makes the prospect of an enjoyable day tour from Durban well within reach.

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10 great reasons to visit Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Western Cape

  • July 19, 2014 by Andrea Weiss (words and pictures)
  • Blog

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve in the Western Cape is the kind of place you go to find an inner peace, hear the silence thrumming in your ears, and appreciate a unique and fragile environment with the added advantage of being able to see the Big Five.

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South African Tourism's Mandela Day

  • July 18, 2014
  • Blog

South African Tourism staff members and the cast of popular South African soapie Isidingo spent Nelson Mandela International Day at Abangani Enkosini children’s home in Alexandra.

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Countdown to the first 100% Design South Africa

  • Media and Stakeholder

The renowned international design exhibition 100% Design is launching on the African continent for the first time in August during a dynamic year that has seen Cape Town host The World Design Capital and the international design programme Design Network Africa winning the inaugural African Design Award in Gabon.

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