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hereAfrica Travel Week 2021 – 4 reasons why you should attend

Africa Travel Week 2021 – 4 reasons why you should attend

Africa Travel Week Virtual kicks off tomorrow 7 April 2021, promising three days of dynamic networking and a bumper content programme, featuring trends, insights and speakers from across the globe. The event is being run using a blended approach where travel trade professionals benefit from connecting with their industry peers virtually at the main event in April, then face-to-face […]

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hereAfrica Travel Week 2021 – 10 Thought Leaders to watch

Africa Travel Week 2021 – 10 Thought Leaders to watch

Domestic Tourism to the rescue. Digitalisation for SMEs. Progress in Responsible Tourism. And the changing landscape of Africa’s Source Markets. These are just some of the topics featuring at Africa Travel Week from 7 to 9 April, featuring over 40 compelling panel discussions and presentations by industry experts. Held virtually over the three days, the […]

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hereSingita Sabora Tented Camp opening in September 2020

Singita Sabora Tented Camp opening in September 2020

Set in a 350,000-acre concession in the Serengeti in northern Tanzania, Singita Sabora Tented Camp has captivated guests for more than a decade with its inimitable location. Reopening at the end of September 2020, the lodge’s extensive redesign is a modern interpretation of luxury tented safaris, while retaining the quintessential elements of a romantic experience […]

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hereAfrica Responsible Tourism Awards Presented at WTM Africa 2017

Africa Responsible Tourism Awards Presented at WTM Africa 2017

In a special ceremony at World Travel Market Africa 2017, a hard-hitting documentary on the plight of lions in tourism and a small backpacker lodge with ample impact were announced Joint Overall Winners at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2017 in Cape Town. Blood Lions and Coffee Shack took the coveted position of Overall Winner from a selection […]

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hereShamwari Game Reserve Beach Clean Up

Filed in Beaches, News, Tourism Industry News by on May 31, 2017
Shamwari Game Reserve Beach Clean Up

May 2017 – As part of the many celebratory initiatives Shamwari Game Reserve is creating for its 25th Anniversary, 29 May 2017, saw the Shamwari Game Reserve team, staff, management and students from the Shamwari Conservation Experience, come together to do a beach clean-up at Humewood Beach in Port Elizabeth. It was Shamwari’s way of […]

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hereAfrica’s Travel INDABA 2017 hailed as a ‘Resounding Success’

Africa’s Travel INDABA 2017 hailed as a ‘Resounding Success’

Thursday 18 May: Africa’s Travel INDABA 2017 has been deemed an outstanding success as the show saw high-quality buyers from across the world meeting high-quality exhibitors from across the African continent, showcasing a variety of tourism products and services. This resulted in more than 20 000 confirmed meetings being held over the three show days […]

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hereSouth Africans reminded to “Do Tourism”

South Africans reminded to “Do Tourism”

16 May 2017 – South African Tourism has used INDABA as a platform to launch I Do Tourism (IDT) – an initiative that seeks to remind South Africans of the importance of the tourism industry and the role they can play as advocates for South Africa and for tourism. The purpose of the campaign, according […]

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here2017 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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hereAfrican 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 […]

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