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Homo Naledi set to boost Tourism for the Cradle of Humankind

  • October 22, 2015
  • Trade

Increased economic activity envisioned as a result of latest discovery at The Cradle of Humankind

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Presidents Zuma and Nyusi unveil Matola Raid Memorial

  • September 30, 2015
  • Trade

​On the night of 30 January 1981, a group of South African Defence Force (SADF) special forces troops infiltrated Mozambique and launched simultaneous raids on three ANC safe houses in Matola, a suburb of Maputo.

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South African Guest Relations/Concierge Conference held this month

  • September 30, 2015
  • Trade

The South African Guest Relations/Concierge Conference was held in three different cities – Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg – during Heritage and Tourism month.

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Tourism INDABA 2016: Africa’s Top Travel Show is open for buyer registrations

  • September 29, 2015
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

South African Tourism CEO, Mr. Thulani Nzima has announced that Buyer registrations for Tourism INDABA 2016 will open on October 1, 2015. INDABA 2016 will take place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban from May 7 to 9, 2016.

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Six finalists chosen for Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year Award

  • September 28, 2015
  • Media and StakeholderTrade

Six finalists have been selected from a pool of 131 entrepreneurs in Tsogo Sun’s entrepreneurial development programme to compete for the winner’s title in the Tsogo Sun Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

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Tourism Safety Initiative upgrades its incident-reporting portal

  • September 22, 2015
  • Trade

Reporting tourism-related crime to the Tourism Safety Initiative (TSI) has just become easier.

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Tools, tips and social media at day two of #eTAS15 in Tshwane

  • September 22, 2015
  • Trade

The second and final day of #eTAS15 in Tshwane offered insights into the ways in which businesses can plug into a range of booking and review tools, as well as social media platforms, in order to better manage and promote their service offerings.

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Rethinking tourism at #eTAS15

  • September 21, 2015
  • Trade

After a successful two days in Cape Town on 17 and 18 September 2015, the eighth annual e-Tourism Africa Summit (#eTAS15) moved to Tshwane on 21 September. The summit, which will once again run over two days until 22 September, will focus on destination marketing opportunities within the tourism space.

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Day 2 of #eTAS15 highlights the ever-changing world of online travel

  • September 18, 2015
  • Trade

On the second day of the annual e-Tourism Africa Summit in Cape Town, there was a strong focus on digital marketing, professional blogging, creating quality content and keeping up with the changes in the online travel industry.

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#eTAS15 focuses on selling experiences

  • September 17, 2015
  • Trade

The annual e-Tourism Africa Summit, which examines the intersections between the travel industry and modern technology, started in Cape Town on Thursday, 17 September 2015. Several industry experts shared their advice on how best to use online and digital tools to market tourism businesses.

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