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Website on Mahatma Gandhi's South African sojourn launched

  • October 16, 2014 | Category: Southafrica.net, 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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Rethinking travel at the E-Tourism Africa Summit 2014 #eTAS14

  • September 04, 2014 | Category: Southafrica.net, Trade

The seventh annual E-Tourism Africa Summit, which looks at digital advances in the travel space, kicked off in Cape Town on Thursday 4 September 2014. For the first time, this popular conference is being held in two cities, with the second leg planned for Johannesburg on 8 and 9 September.

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Nadine Gordimer – a life celebrated in words

  • July 15, 2014 | Category: Southafrica.net

Nobel laureate and political activist Nadine Gordimer has died at the age of 90. Gordimer used her formidable talent as a writer to shine a light on prejudice in South Africa.

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Passengers enjoy free Wi-Fi at South Africa's nine major airports

  • July 11, 2014 | Category: Southafrica.net

Wi-Fi makes the world go round, and passengers can now benefit from 30 minutes of free Wi-Fi at South Africa’s nine airports, thanks to the Airports Company South Africa.

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South Africa voted best wildlife destination by Lonely Planet readers in India

  • June 05, 2014 | Category: Southafrica.net

South Africa has been voted the best wildlife destination for the third year in a row in a Lonely Planet magazine reader survey in India.

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The Test Kitchen in Cape Town voted 'Best Restaurant in Africa'

  • April 29, 2014 | Category: Southafrica.net

Chef Luke Dale-Roberts’s Woodstock restaurant, The Test Kitchen, has been voted the ‘Best Restaurant in Africa’, and took 48th place in the 2014 World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards.

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OR Tambo International Airport named 'Best Airport in Africa'

  • April 03, 2014 | Category: Southafrica.net

Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport was named ‘Best Airport in Africa’ at the recent Skytrax World Airport Awards, held in Barcelona, Spain.

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The Cape Town International Jazz Festival

  • March 27, 2014 | Category: Southafrica.net

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival takes place on 28 and 29 March – and what a fantastic local and international line-up there is.

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TripAdvisor users give Camps Bay beach the thumbs-up

  • March 20, 2014 | Category: Southafrica.net

Camps Bay beach listed in the Top 25 Beaches in the World in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards for 2014.

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South African Tourism: Eyes on Brazil

  • March 14, 2014 | Category: Southafrica.net

South African Tourism has invited the local travel trade to exhibit at Latin America’s biggest trade show, ABAV (the Brazilian Association of Travel Agencies).

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