Craig Lowe
Today's travelers are lost (literally) without mobile connectivity

[Craig Lowe] Whether you are traveling for business or for pleasure, mobile connectivity is now a must-have...

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Candice Winterboer
2015 South African Travel Stats Infographic

2015 South African Travel Stats Infographic[Candice Winterboer] There are thousands of travel infographics out there, but none that gives us data specific to the travel industry in South Africa...

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Evan-Lee Courie
[#WomenInBiz]: iGO Travel-ling with Ravella Lambert

[#WomenInBiz]: iGO Travel-ling with Ravella Lambert[Evan-Lee Courie] In celebration of Women's Month, I recently chatted to Ravella Lambert, CEO at iGo Travel, to find out what this month means to her and what are some of the barriers she's overcome as a woman in the travel industry...

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Brian Berkman
Minor Hotel Group opens office in Southern Africa

Minor Hotel Group opens office in Southern Africa[Brian Berkman] Minor Hotel Group (MHG) has opened up a Johannesburg office to represent its 10 properties in Southern Africa...

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Brian Berkman
Presidential even without our national flower

Presidential even without our national flower[Brian Berkman] Bantry Bay's Alexander Street has been a go-to address for luxury travellers since the Queen's Hotel opened in the 1800s. Years later, in the early 1970's, I think, it became The President Hotel.

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Brian Berkman
Being blue at Belmond Reid's Palace

Being blue at Belmond Reid's Palace[Brian Berkman] They say a change is as good as a holiday, but sometimes being in familiar surroundings is more relaxing...

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Abigail Munroe
Combine the best, destress for the rest

[Abigail Munroe] How about, on your next breakaway from the city, exploring the idea of a collaboration of themes? Essential elements to consider combining are: the joys of nature, a touch of soul-searching or personal development, like-minded company and a refreshingly new environment.

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Brian Berkman
The Capital Hotel Group rolls out in Cape Town and Pretoria

The Capital Hotel Group rolls out in Cape Town and Pretoria[Brian Berkman] The Capital Hotel Group, with six properties across Sandton, are set to open two new properties, The Capital Mirage (opening October 2015), and Menlyn Main (opening in September 2016)...

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Brian Berkman
Stay a while in Stuttgart

Stay a while in Stuttgart[Brian Berkman] Stuttgart, Germany may be best known as the home of Mercedes Benz, Porsche and of Bosch but it is also within proximity of a charming and characteristic University town, Tübingen...

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Evan-Lee Courie
Meandering in Malaysia: Reasons why you should visit

[Evan-Lee Courie] Malaysia has never been on my bucket list, but when you begin to research the destination, you'll be surprised at what you will find...

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Brian Berkman
Added value at hotels more important than ever

Added value at hotels more important than ever[Brian Berkman] Getting value for the money spent on a hotel stay is more important than ever before...

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Gaby Gramm
Entropy explained - South Africa's dilemma on visa regulations

Entropy explained - South Africa's dilemma on visa regulations[Gaby Gramm] South Africa's advancement as a global tourist destination of choice faced further disruption beginning of June as the requirement kicked in for children to be in possession of unabridged birth certificates before being allowed into the country...

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Henrie Geyser: motoring editor
Rich tapestry of SA place names

Rich tapestry of SA place names[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] In spite of South Africa's rather short history (or perhaps because of it) and the strong influence of a number of nations and languages, this country has a rich tapestry of weird, wonderful and often amusing place names...

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Brian Berkman
See how my garden grows

See how my garden grows[Brian Berkman] Returning to Babylonstoren to stay for a second time since visiting in 2011, shortly after it opened, the overarching influence of a creative director is even more evident than before...

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Brian Berkman
Contemporary Dutch design for Noordhoek guesthouse

Contemporary Dutch design for Noordhoek guesthouse[Brian Berkman] With eight rooms and another on the way, Noordhoek's four-star graded guesthouse, African Queen, is ready to grow their already over 60% average occupancy...

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Brian Berkman
Having The Last Word, again

Having The Last Word, again[Brian Berkman] Increasingly, experienced travellers are opting for inclusive holiday packages in response to not, as the Americans put it, "being Nickelled and Dimed"...

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Brian Berkman
Spearheading a new Spier experience

Spearheading a new Spier experience[Brian Berkman] With 153 keys, The hotel at Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, must be among the larger winelands properties...

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Nafisa Akabor
Five gadgets to transform the way you travel

Five gadgets to transform the way you travel[Nafisa Akabor] Whether you're a seasoned business traveller or just recently started globetrotting, having the right gadgets can make your trip more manageable - and enjoyable...

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Brian Berkman
A forest lodge with beach access near Cape Town

A forest lodge with beach access near Cape Town[Brian Berkman] Curmudgeonly. That's what I've become...

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Musa Strachan
Xenophobia: South Africa's instability is killing its tourism industry

[Musa Strachan] The recent outbreak of xenophobic attacks across the country has left an indelible mark on the South African tourism industry...

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