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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

CTICC to host its first conference week - CTICC Conferencing
CTICC to host its first conference week

Whether you are planning a large conference or a small meeting, the CTICC has the capacity, flexibility and expertise to create a professional event that will be sure to exceed your delegates' expectations.

Issued by CTICC Conferencing 28 Apr 2015 16:48

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

African Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 longlist announced
African Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 longlist announced

The official longlist for the inaugural African Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 has been released. The aim of this first-for-Africa award is to recognise inspiring African organisations that work to ensure tourism environments and benefit destinations and local people.

Issued by World Trade Market Africa 31 Mar 2015 11:59

The future of travel is now - Fogg
The future of travel is now

Digital agency Fogg has released its latest case study about an exciting new activation which will get the travel industry to rethink travel altogether.

Issued by Fogg 26 Mar 2015 10:16