Some of South Africa’s best hotel pools

  • October 19, 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni
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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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Perceptions of safety in South Africa are improving, says Nzima

  • October 16, 2014
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The perception of crime and safety in South Africa among international visitors is improving, says CEO of South African Tourism Thulani Nzima, but remains a challenge for destination marketing.

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#TravelChatSA: South Africa in ‘a thousand words’

  • October 16, 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney
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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
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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
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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
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Follow four Brazilian bloggers on their trip through South Africa, which they are already describing as ‘incredible.’

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