GUVON HOTELS: United against Rhino poaching

Guvon Hotels & Spas is taking a humorous approach to a very serious matter. With rhino poaching on the increase, Guvon Hotels & Spas is implementing a number of promotions and events to increase awareness and collect funds for Anti-Rhino poaching and is appealing to the general public and corporates to support these initiatives. With…

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NEW MULTIPURPOSE VENUE FOR PROTEA HOTEL TYGER VALLEY

September 2012: Protea Hotel Tyger Valley, which is located in the heart of Cape Towns northern suburbs where numerous national companies are headquartered, is starting construction of a new multipurpose venue this month.The construction, starting 6 September, will also include combining the restaurant and bar space to accommodate 120 people and sprucing up the exterior…

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Beacon Island Resort receives coveted BASA award

The Beacon Island Resort has become the symbol of Plettenberg Bay and is instantly recognised the world over in pictures and postcards. Perched on the rocks and surrounded by water with the Tsitsikamma Mountains across the bay, it occupies one of the most scenic sites in the Western Cape. This Resort not only promises an…

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Tourism: leader in digital marketing

The fifth annual E Tourism Africa Summit will take place on the 13th and 14th of September 2012 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Coordinated by E Tourism Frontiers, the E Tourism Africa Summit is hosted in partnership with South African Tourism and Cape Town Tourism. The E Tourism Africa Summit is a two-day…

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State of travel and tourism in South Africa

Good morning, colleagues, and thank you for the opportunity to share some thoughts with you about the state of South Africas travel and tourism sector. Even though the time allocated might not be enough to reflect on all the issues that you may have on your mind, I hope we can at least cover the…

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National winners in 2012 AA quality assured accommodation awards announced

The national winners in the 2012 AA Quality Assured Accommodation Awards programme have been announced (list below). Only AA Quality Assured members are eligible to participate in this programme, which is now in its nineteenth year and the only established mechanism for consumers to voice their opinion about the quality of tourist accommodation in Southern…

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SATTIC welcomes ICTP President as keynote speaker

The president of the International Council of Tourism Partners will be delivering his keynote address in Johannesburg at the South African Travel & Tourism Industry Conference.The Conference will be held in Johannesburg from Sep 2-4. The SA Travel and Tourism Industry Conference 2012 (SATTIC) is a collaborative effort between the Tourism Business Council of South…

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Successful 2012 expos at the Sandton CC

Its been a great year for exhibitions at the Sandton Convention Centre year, with most of its shows in the first six months reflecting an increase in visitor numbers some substantially and exhibitors giving overall positive feedback on the quality of visitors. About 18 trade shows and exhibitions have been held in the Sandton Convention…

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