Gaby Gramm
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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Eran Feinstein
Trends in ecotourism: how businesses can engage in sustainable travel

Trends in ecotourism: how businesses can engage in sustainable travel[Eran Feinstein] Ecotourism is defined by responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the welfare of local people...

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Evan-Lee Courie
A night at Premier Hotel Cape Manor

A night at Premier Hotel Cape Manor[Evan-Lee Courie] Just stone throw away from the Sea Point Promenade, you will find Premier Hotel Cape Manor, situated on the corner of Beach and Marias Road, Sea Point...

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Sindy Peters
LGBT marketing: you have to be out before you can be integrative

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[Sindy Peters] LoAnn Holden, media relations director for the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) hosted a conference session at the 2015 World Travel Market Africa discussing how to attract 'pink dollars' as well as the ins and outs of LGBT travel marketing...

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Sindy Peters
World Travel Market Africa open for business

At the opening the WTM Africa 2015, Mayor of Cape Town Patricia de Lille and Deputy Minister of Tourism Tokozile Xasa.At the opening the WTM Africa 2015, Mayor of Cape Town Patricia de Lille and Deputy Minister of Tourism Tokozile Xasa.
[Sindy Peters] Mayor of Cape Town Patricia de Lille and Deputy Minister of Tourism Tokozile Xasa declared the 2015 World Travel Market Africa open at the official ribbon cutting on the exhibition floor yesterday, 15 April, at the CTICC...

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Brian Berkman
It's in the bag

It's in the bag[Brian Berkman] Let's keep this our dirty little secret...

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Henrie Geyser: motoring editor
Road Tripping Namibia

Road Tripping Namibia[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Road Tripping Namibia, by Fiona McIntosh, Shaen Adey, Willie Olivier, Ron Swilling, Katy Sharpe and Nick Buys, will open your eyes to Namibia...

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Brian Berkman
Arabella... love at first sight...

Arabella... love at first sight...[Brian Berkman] "What's not to love?" Arabella Country Estate homeowners chair, Steve Argyle, asks while my fabulous Caesar Salad is served at the hotel's Jamani restaurant.

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Evan-Lee Courie
How to start your own travel agency with FlightSiteAgent

How to start your own travel agency with FlightSiteAgent[Evan-Lee Courie] Mike and Lauren Davies partnered with FlightSiteAgent to start their travel agency M&L Travel. Here they share their 'day-in-the-life' of an online travel agency story with us...

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Brian Berkman
All aboard...

All aboard...[Brian Berkman] More South Africans are taking to the high seas than ever before. Last year, 15,000 of us sailed via Cruises International and I'm one of them who have taken to cruising like, well, a duck to water...

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Evan-Lee Courie
5 Rooms awakens the senses

5 Rooms awakens the senses[Evan-Lee Courie] In the valley of the Constantiaberg Green Belt, you'll find a gem of a place, The Alphen Hotel. Hidden there is the intimate 5 Rooms Restaurant...

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Henrie Geyser: motoring editor
Book Review: Things ewe never kn'ewe about South African place names

Book Review: Things ewe never kn'ewe about South African place names[Henrie Geyser: motoring editor] Things ewe never kn'ewe about South African place names, by Ann Gadd, and reviewed by Motoring Editor Henrie Geyser, takes you from Baardskeerdersbos to Tweebuffelsmeteenskootmorsdoodgeskietfontein - and all points between...

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