Table Mountain voted leading tourist attraction for 2014

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Table Mountain has been named by the World Travel Awards as Africa’s leading tourist attraction for 2014.

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Statement by the Minister of Home Affairs, Mr Malusi Gigaba, in relation to the implementation of new immigration regulations on 15 September 2014 in Cape Town

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I would like to thank you all for your presence today as we make certain announcements with regard to the implementation of the new immigration regulations which came into effect on May 26th of this year.The new immigration regulations were introduced to improve our ability to manage immigration effectively, in…
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Opening speech by Tourism Minister Mr Derek Hanekom at ​E-Tourism Africa Summit 2014 in Cape Town

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Ladies and gentlemen, good morning and welcome to the 2014 E-Tourism Africa Summit.It gives me great pleasure to be here this morning with the people who are at the very edge of leadership and innovation in digital travel technology. You are leading from the front in applying technology to market…
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Cape Town and the Western Cape named best Convention Bureau in South Africa

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The Cape Town & Western Cape Convention Bureau was awarded the South African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) Members' Award for Best Convention Bureau in South Africa at a gala dinner held at St. Lucia in KZN last night.Ms Thiru Naidoo, Acting Head for the bureau, a strategic unit…
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SA tourism under no threat from Ebola

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Government reiterates that South Africa remains the destination of choice for tourism, despite a report in the media which stated that the industry had become the first victim of Ebola.No cases of the Ebola virus have been reported in the country, and government is confident of the systems and protocols…
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Speech by the Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom

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SAACI Congress opening ceremony on Monday, 18 August at 09h30

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SA Specialist creates a global community of South African ambassadors

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The SA Specialist programme is a free interactive online training course designed by South African Tourism (SA Tourism). It has been carefully crafted to enhance and facilitate trade practitioners with the information and resources necessary to promote South Africa as a diverse travel destination, and to improve the level of…
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Address by the Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, at the SATSA Annual Conference at Spier ­– 8 August 2014

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I have now been in this exciting new position as Minister of Tourism for 10 weeks. I must say that I really appreciate the warm and friendly manner in which you have all welcomed me to this portfolio. Thank you Francois and David for the kind introduction - and for…
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South African Tourism board appoints new Chairperson

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Minister of Tourism Mr Derek Hanekom has appointed Mr. Zwelibanzi Mntambo as the new Chairperson of the board with immediate effect.

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Joint media statement on the meeting between the Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba and the Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom

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The Minister of Home Affairs, Minister Malusi Gigaba and the Minister of Tourism, Minister Derek Hanekom met on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 in Cape Town to discuss the impact on the tourism sector of the new Immigration Regulations which came into effect on 26 May 2014.Key…
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