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Overcoming low MICE attendance

With a plethora of MICE undertakings in the second half of any given year the nation rapidly coasts downhill towards the end-of-year recess. Mentally we are already in planning mode for the great shut-down following a hard year. With so much to do and so little time organisers should be reflecting on the reasons delegates are not necessarily...

Tourism Radio reaches Angola

Tourism Radio is proud to announce its partnership with the worlds foremost luxury travel company, Abercrombie & Kent (A&K). The agreement will see the Cape Town-based leader in audio travel technology provide detailed audio tours to passengers on A&K cruise liner passengers visiting the Angolan capital city of Luanda.A&K...

Meetings squared

Meetings and conferences in Cape Town have been made a little more convenient and a lot more comfortable following the opening of an exclusive board-room facility at the heritage Inn on the Square hotel, a Three Cities Group property.Set in the heart of the citys landmark central business district, Inn on the Square is the ideal location for...

Is SA getting its fair share of tourist arrivals?

Expanding South Africas tourist market share and improving the destinations global competitiveness are two key issues to be debated the inaugural South African Travel and Tourism Industry Conference (SATTIC). The conference will be hosted from 2 to 4 September at the Protea Hotel, OR Tambo in Ekurhuleni. According to a recent media release from...

ICCA and EIBTM join forces

EIBTM, the global meeting and events exhibition, has partnered with the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) once again to deliver The Forum for Young Professionals (FYP), which will take place from 24th 27th November in Barcelona. The ICCA Forum for Young Professionals is an initiative that has been developed to reach out and...

MICE professionals on the move

In the past 18 months the Academy has witnessed significant moves for some of the nations major industry players. The MICE Academys new Advisory Board is delighted to honour those that continue to leave a positive indelible impression with many CPD points under their belt duly recorded by the MICE Academy:Nellie Swart, CMP, was recently promoted...

Top experts at CPD breakfast

There are many differing types of acronyms in the fast paced business world in which we operate.The initials that are likely to have the greatest impact on our personal and professional growth, going forward, are CPD (Continuing Professional Development). Due to an ever-changing world in which better methods and means are constantly being...

Durban ICC celebrates 15 years of excellence

The Durban ICC, the first international convention centre in South Africa, celebrates its fifteenth anniversary during August 2012. The Durban ICC has certainly developed its credentials as South Africas foremost international convention centre delivering fifteen years of world class hospitality and service to our many clients, said Durban ICCs,...

&Beyond launches Ngala Tented Camp

&Beyond is proud to announce the reopening of &Beyond Ngala Tented Camp situated in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.Rebuilt and freshly refurbished, the camps six sophisticated safari tents celebrate the romance of canvas in natural bush surroundings. Each luxurious tented suite features outdoor showers, deep baths and private...

First place for Tsogo Sun in Sunday Times Top Brands

The glittering award ceremony for South Africas foremost branding awards the Sunday Times Top Brands Award, saw Tsogo Sun walking away with first place in the Business-to-Business, Local Hotel Group category. Tsogo Sun joined top business brands such as Momentum Life, Investec, Avis, British Airways, Apple I-Phone, Vodacom, Apple I-Pad,...