Website on Mahatma Gandhi's South African sojourn launched

  • October 16, 2014
  • Trade

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
  • Trade

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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Record number of Blue Flag sites for South Africa

  • October 15, 2014
  • Trade

Tourism in South Africa’s coastal cities has been given a boost with the announcement of a record 82 Blue Flag sites for the 2014/15 season, which starts on 1 November 2014.

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Discover South Africa with four Brazilian bloggers

  • October 15, 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds
  • Blog

Follow four Brazilian bloggers on their trip through South Africa, which they are already describing as ‘incredible.’

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Artist's new trail(er)blazing designs come to the Grand Daddy Hotel

  • October 14, 2014 by Stuart Buchanan
  • Blog

Cape Town’s quirkiest accommodation option – a night in an Airstream trailer parked on the roof of the Grand Daddy Hotel in Long Street – has just been given a revamp.

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​SA tourism industry celebrates excellence

  • Media and StakeholderTrade

Products and services offered by the tourism industry are contributing to South Africa’s growth, competitiveness and transformation.

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5 top scenic attractions in Mpumalanga

  • October 13, 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds
  • Blog

Besides providing a gateway to the Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga has some stunning scenic views ...

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Five wonderful Western Cape experiences

  • October 12, 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds
  • Blog

The magnificent province of the Western Cape is home to Table Mountain, Robben Island, part of the scenic garden route, picturesque winelands, and so much more.

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