The Peace Parks Foundation and Southern African Tourism Services Association (Satsa) launched its Tourism Conservation Fund (TCF) in Cape Town and Johannesburg recently. The joint venture aims to secure South Africa's biodiversity through the development of commercial linkages between the country's high-value wildlife reserves and communities historically excluded from sharing in their value.
Highlights from day two at the World Travel Market Africa 2018, held at the CTICC in Cape Town on 19 April 2018, included the Speed Networking sessions, the Sports and Events Tourism Exchange and the African Business Travel Association (ABTA) Corporate Travel Forum.
Leisure Connexion and the Gauteng Tourism Authority hosted the first GP Lifestyle Tourism Street Party at 1 Fox Precinct, Ferreirasdorp on World Tourism Day, 28 September 2017. The event was aimed at gathering roleplayers in the tourism industry to showcase Gauteng as a destination and to highlight its offerings.
The recent Sanlam Top Destination Awards paid tribute to local entrepreneurs who have contributed to the success of the South African tourism industry. The 35 establishments were the overall winners in their respective categories and star gradings.
Durban officially welcomed the international Mrs Universe contestants today, 25 August 2017. Women from more than 80 countries will compete for the Mrs Universe crown at Durban's Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre on 2 September 2017 after the city clinched the rights to host the activist-themed, global women empowerment event for the first time in Africa.
Inspired by the kalkveld (calcareous earth) terroir and its flagship Kalkveld Shiraz, Zandvliet Wine Estate has designed tasting room, Kalkveld Lounge, to augment the area's tourism offering.
Interior designer Philip Pikus of Cape Town was contracted to handle the aesthetics.
Day two of Bizcommunity's sho't left to Nelson Mandela Bay this week included a taster of the Ibhayi Sunshine Saunter, learning more about the SA Marine Rehabilitation and Education Centre's work with marine animals, bracing the southeaster at Pati Beach, and discovering some of the history that lies along the Sacramento Trail.
Taking a sho't left to Nelson Mandela Bay this week, on day one Bizcommunity was welcomed to the friendly city at The Donkin Reserve, home to Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism. Art, architecture, and a more than 18-metre above ground view of the bay from The Donkin Reserve Lighthouse kicked things off, along with the launch of the revamped Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism app. The day's activities concluded on Hobie Beach with a bit of cycling and surfing....