Tourism Month (September) is creating quite a stir. The buzz words are "get out and travel" and travel writers' suitcases are packed and ready to go. Give me, but a moment to explain the reality out there, be it an isolated case or the norm; let's just leave it as "my" reality.
By Phindiwe Nkosi 11 Sep 2013 11:25
Nothing, not even scholarly theories, quite prepares one for travel writing. Despite the knowledge that it takes a writer, the rules of engagement are not the same. How does one describe sunrise or the heartbeat of a newborn lion cub beating against yours?
By Phindiwe Nkosi 29 Aug 2013 05:23
"Quality exhibitors make for a great show," said Amanda Kotze-Nhlapo, head of the South African National Convention Bureau, speaking at a special dinner held in Joburg recently to honour Meeting Africa's Top 30 exhibitors for their dedication and commitment to the show.
29 Oct 2013 15:47
South Africans travelling to Tanzania on holiday or business no longer require visas - and vice-versa. This significant move for co-operation between the two countries results from a bilateral country-to-country discussions and agreements.
25 Oct 2013 10:36
The alliance between Massinga Beach and Castelo do Mar along with further developments by co-owner Darin D'Oliveira, will soon open up and boost Inhambane in Mozambique as a destination of choice, benefitting other lodges in the area.
22 Oct 2013 09:56
SkySafari, by Elewana, is an all-inclusive package, which is a blend of game-viewing opportunities, luxuriant accommodations, intimate dining choices and tailor-made experiences. SkySafari is all about ensuring exemplary and unfettered access to the wildlife spectacular that is Africa during each stage of the journey.
3 Oct 2013 11:33
NAIROBI, KENYA: The head of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has urged the Kenyan government and tour operators to reassure potential visitors about coming to the country given the deadly Nairobi mall attack.
26 Sep 2013 07:24
MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE: In laid-back Mozambique with its endless white beaches and bustling markets, alcohol is freely available but a proposed law seeks to end the country's liberal drinking culture.
17 Sep 2013 13:35
A Bizcommunity Press Office has become the obvious means by which to constructively steer what you want people to know, think and perceive about your company in the public realm.
Issued by Bizcommunity.com 11 Sep 2013 12:53
Global leader Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) has appointed Lloyd Orr Communications, a well-known local agency that specialises in tourism and lifestyle clients, to handle the PR and communications for the launch of Africa Travel Week across the African continent.
Issued by Lloyd Orr 10 Sep 2013 10:23
Often due to lack of awareness, many unsuspecting tourists and locals fall into the trap of believing a holiday around South Africa to "take in the Big Five" and other wildlife romps causes no harm. And in some cases, they believe that they may even be supporting conservation or improving the welfare of wild animals.
5 Sep 2013 19:51
ASMARA ERITREA: Eritrea's capital Asmara boasts buildings unlike anywhere else in Africa, a legacy of its Italian colonial past, when architects were given free rein for structures judged too avant-garde back home.
22 Aug 2013 10:23
In the lead-up to the first Africa Travel Week, to be held from 28 April to 3 May 2014, Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced further details of its exclusive global Hosted Buyer Programme for Africa Travel Week events.
16 Aug 2013 11:38
NAIROBI, KENYA: Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta ruled out terrorism as a cause of the fire which ravaged Nairobi's main airport last week while confirming foreign agencies were helping authorities to determine the cause of the blaze.
12 Aug 2013 12:25
NAIROBI, KENYA: A devastating fire shut down Nairobi's international airport on Wednesday (7 August) in a major crisis that forced scores of flights at east Africa's biggest transport hub to be cancelled or diverted.
8 Aug 2013 12:58
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