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Making conferencing work for you! - Gauteng Tourism Authority
Making conferencing work for you!

Thoughts of putting together a conference can be frustrating when we are faced with uninspired feelings of "here we go, same old, same old". The challenge for conference venues (and conference organisers) is to continually strive to bring new and industrious ways of enhancing the conference experience - from team-building to healthy food options, innovative technology and up-to-date meeting rooms and facilities - and not at the expense of efficient, professional and personal service.

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 26 May 2015 10:20

We are because of PR - Bizcommunity.com
We are because of PR

A paraphrase of the definition of Ubuntu - we are because you are - goes some way to explain that apart from our pride in being Africa's premier B2B news distribution channel, Bizcommunity is also proud to be home to a great many of the continent's foremost PR, marketing and digital communications professionals.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2015 12:06

The Vaal wine tasting 2015 - Gauteng Tourism Authority
The Vaal wine tasting 2015

Not too long now before the popular annual Vaal River Meander Wine Route treat starts - on for six weeks from the 11th July to the 16th August 2015.

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 13 May 2015 13:49

Who knew there was so much to do in Vereeniging? - Gauteng Tourism Authority
Who knew there was so much to do in Vereeniging?

The Vaal Dam, built during the Great Depression some 77 years ago, over the decades has ebbed and flowed as a popular destination for holidaymakers, conference delegates and pleasure-seekers. Much has changed the landscape of her beautiful riverbanks - hotels have been built or revamped, real estate has exploded, and function and leisure venues abound - a trendsetting fusion of design and lifestyle.

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 12 May 2015 11:05

The Science for Resilience Expo: How science and 2,000 youths can build a resilient Limpopo River Basin - Gauteng Tourism Authority
The Science for Resilience Expo: How science and 2,000 youths can build a resilient Limpopo River Basin

The Resilience in the Limpopo River Basin (RESILIM) Program, in partnership with Kwalata and Science Unlimited, is hosting the Science for Resilience Expo at the Kwalata Game Reserve in Hammanskraal from 12-14 May 2015.

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 11 May 2015 13:46

Gauteng Conventions & Events Bureau geared up to partner with Automechanika - Gauteng Tourism Authority
Gauteng Conventions & Events Bureau geared up to partner with Automechanika

The Gauteng Conventions Bureau (GCEB) is excited to announce its support of the fourth edition of Automechanika Johannesburg, which will take place at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, 6-9 May 2015.

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 5 May 2015 12:36

The truth about Gauteng - Gauteng Tourism Authority
The truth about Gauteng

People from outside the province have some dubious misconceptions which deserve to be challenged, so we let Dawn Robertson, the CEO of Gauteng Tourism, talk back to the misguided...

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 4 May 2015 12:00

Ride through time in Gauteng - Gauteng Tourism Authority
Ride through time in Gauteng

History and culture are often portrayed as crusty and spider-web covered images relegated to the shelves of some decrepit octogenarian, but in Gauteng nothing could be further from the truth. The past can be apprehended through vibrant experiences in a fantastic variety of locations in our province.

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 30 Apr 2015 15:28

Styling in Soweto - Gauteng Tourism Authority
Styling in Soweto

Soweto is a must for people from all over the world, and all self-respecting Gautengers must visit this iconic township. The Hector Peterson Museum (011 536 0611) recounts the 1976 Soweto Student uprisings and some of the heroes of the protest and victims of the aftermath. Nearby is the Mandela House (011 936 7754) in Vilikazi Street (011 945 3111), the only street in the world that contains the houses of two Nobel Prize Laureates, the other one being Desmond Tutu. There is also a string of vibrant restaurants including Sakhumzi's Restaurant (011 536 1379), NextDoor, Thrive Café (011 536 1838) and the Corner House which usually have a fascinating variety of regular patrons plus a vibrant selection of street musicians and performers who are usually brilliantly entertaining.

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 29 Apr 2015 14:50

Discover the gems of Joburg - Gauteng Tourism Authority
Discover the gems of Joburg

If you've got visitors coming they always want to know what there is to do in Joburg and there are a surprising number of locals who don't know what's happening in their own backyards. In Joburg the City Sighteseeing Bus (0861 733 287) is an excellent start because it is a hop-on hop-off tour of some of the iconic points of interest in the city. The bus includes on its route Constitution Hill (011 381 3100), the Apartheid Museum (011 309 4700) and Gold Reef City (011 248 6800).

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 28 Apr 2015 11:35

The effects of xenophobic attacks on tourism - Gauteng Tourism Authority
The effects of xenophobic attacks on tourism

Xenophobic attacks have sprung up sporadically at various points in time in the past and although there have been cancellations and a loss of tourism business, the correlation between such cancellations and the attacks has not been exhaustively researched.

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 24 Apr 2015 13:13

Emerald Resort & Casino appoints new Executive Sous Chef - Gauteng Tourism Authority
Emerald Resort & Casino appoints new Executive Sous Chef

Christian Hyman has been appointed as Executive Sous Chef at Emerald Resort & Casino's premier restaurant, High Stakes.

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 22 Apr 2015 11:29