​The Mother (Plasti)City: The rise of plastic surgery in Cape Town

  • September 02, 2014 by Cassidy Parker
  • Blog

For several years, Cape Town has been a popular place for international visitors to South Africa to undergo surgery, cosmetic surgery in particular. This trend has continued, and today the city enjoys a reputation for being one of the cheapest and safest places in the world to undergo surgery.

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Sefapane River Lodge, Limpopo

A new lodge in the Greater Kruger National Park offers guests the prospect of adventure-filled days along the banks of the Olifants River.

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Tourist arrival March 2014

This report analyses tourist arrivals to South Africa. As part of a national effort to improve the quality of tourism statistics in South Africa, tourist arrivals as opposed to visitor arrivals is now been released.
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Six fun family adventures in and around Durban

  • September 01, 2014 by Christine Marot
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Durban is the perfect gateway for those after some great family adventures. Try some of these ...

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Fair trade and what it means for tourism in South Africa

  • August 31, 2014 by Stuart Dickinson
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Fair Trade Tourism was established 10 years ago to help ensure ethical tourism practices are upheld in South Africa, providing a win-win solution for both tourist and tourism operator.

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Love South Africa: Photos by Paul Bruins, aka Panorama Paul

  • August 30, 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds
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Here we showcase one of the many talented photographers contributing to the Love South Africa Flickr group.

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In the footsteps of Thomas Bain – master pass builder

I’d always wondered about the thatch-roofed cottage that you get a glimpse of in a valley below the Piekenierskloof Pass near Citrusdal in the Western Cape.

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Tackle the Num-Num Trail in Mpumalanga

  • August 28, 2014 by Desireé Haakonsen
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Activity-based destinations are the way of the future, but the ultimate holiday spot is still one that offers you both adventure and a space where you can slow down and catch up with yourself – like the Num-Num Trail in Mpumalanga.

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Port Elizabeth day trips

  • August 28, 2014 by Lynnette Johns
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Located in the Eastern Cape province, Port Elizabeth offers access to a number of quality attractions, so if you’re in the mood for a road trip, why not go surfing in Jeffreys Bay, or check out one of the few cameras obscura in the southern hemisphere.

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Meet South African Tourism’s ‘face of Africa’: Evelyn Mahlaba

  • August 27, 2014
  • Trade

Evelyn Mahlaba, or Evy as she is fondly known, is South African Tourism’s new regional director for Africa, and she can’t wait to start marketing the country as a prime destination for African travellers and the trade.

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