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Finalists for the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards

Filed in Awards, News by on April 10, 2017
Finalists for the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards

A community-based camp located in remote Namibia, two backpackers and a mountain bike tour in the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Area are among the organisations selected as finalists for the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards (sponsored by Wesgro and organised by Better Tourism Africa). Who will take the top spots? With seven categories as well as […]

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7 #responsibletourism reasons attend WTM Africa

7 #responsibletourism reasons attend WTM Africa

Besides being a great space for travel professionals to network, negotiate and discover new products, WTM Africa offers a wealth of opportunities for visitors to learn and engage around the topic of responsible tourism. In keeping with the ethos of the World Travel Market (WTM) brand, WTM Africa seeks to drive the responsible tourism agenda […]

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2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards longlist revealed

Filed in Awards, News, Tourism Industry News by on March 1, 2017
2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards longlist revealed

The Longlist for the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards demonstrates the power of responsible tourism in Africa. The competition for the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards has moved into the second round, with over 30 tourism organisations competing for top spots at the awards ceremony at WTM Africa in April. Sponsored by WESGRO and organised by […]

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Great new book for Botanists, Conservationists & Plant Lovers

Filed in Community & Conservation News, News by on December 23, 2016
Great new book for Botanists, Conservationists & Plant Lovers

The Illustrated Dictionary of Southern African Plant Names is authored by Michael Charters, a non-professional botanist and wildflower photographer and Hugh Gasgoyne Clarke, who has written numerous books in the fields of botany. This book, the first of its kind, compiled over six years, provides a wealth of information that opens up a new world of understanding for […]

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Mara Nabiosho takes the Gold at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016

Filed in Awards, News by on April 7, 2016
Mara Nabiosho takes the Gold at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016

A conservancy that truly and remarkably brings together community and wildlife conservation to make better places to live in and great places to visit was announced Overall Winner this afternoon at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 in Cape Town, sponsored by Wesgro. In a special ceremony at World Travel Market Africa, Mara Naboiso Conservancy  […]

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Winners of the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016

Filed in Awards, News by on April 3, 2016
Winners of the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016

Winners to be announced on the 7 April… watch this space! Check out the finalists here

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Announcing the finalists for the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016

Filed in Awards, News by on April 1, 2016
Announcing the finalists for the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016

A lodge set in the Ethiopian Highlands, two national tourism ministries, and a beach safety organisation that protects both sharks and people are among the organisations selected as finalists for the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016, sponsored by Wesgro and organised by Better Tourism Africa.  But who will take the top spot? With nine categories […]

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African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 reap bountiful harvest

Filed in Awards, News, Tourism Industry News by on February 12, 2016

African Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM Africa reveal reach across continent with the announcement of the 2016 long list. The competition for the 2016 African Responsible Tourism Awards at Word Travel Market (WTM) Africa has started in earnest as the long list of organisations vying for the top spot at WTM in Cape Town this April […]

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Philippines made a huge impression at ATF 2016

Filed in News, Travel Trade shows & exhibitions by on February 11, 2016
Philippines made a huge impression at ATF 2016

Philippines, the host of the 35th ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2016 in Manila, pulled out all the stops to make an impression on its 2,620 delegates comprising of ministerial and NTO delegates, as well as TRAVEX suppliers from across ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations), international buyers and media.  ATF TRAVEX featured a large […]

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ATF 2016 hosts amazing pre- and post-show tours

Filed in News, Travel Trade shows & exhibitions by on February 11, 2016
ATF 2016 hosts amazing pre- and post-show tours

Besides the opportunity of exploring Manila during the pre-show tours, a number of international buyers and media had the opportunity of booking one of the Philippine Host Committee’s 10 post-ATF tours that ran from 23 to 26 January.  This marked ATF’s most extensive number of post-show tours in recent years. With a diverse range of itineraries […]

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