MONTREAL, Canada: It is for each country to decide whether to take security measures such as the British and US partial ban on electronics in commercial aeroplanes, global aviation authorities said on Wednesday.
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The Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa (FEDHASA) Cape recently hosted a Restauranteur's Think Tank to discuss challenges facing the restaurant industry.
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With all of 2,000 slot machines and 60 tables installed at Sun International's Time Square in Menlyn, Pretoria, spanning 7,530m² on two levels, South Africa's most technologically advanced casino floor is nearing completion and will open to the public on 1 April 2017.
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I often wonder how I managed before Uber came waltzing into my life, solving the parking issue I so often have when in town, simplifying short distance travel and even pickups from the airport. But what about longer distances? Not only does Uber get way too expensive too quickly as the kilometres add up, but it also doesn't really offer long distance rides as a standard.
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The 2017 Diners Club Winelist Awards is now open for entries from South African restaurateurs who can now submit their menus and wine lists.
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African countries account for 16 of the 20 biggest fallers on the annual Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index over the last decade. The 2017 edition of the index indicates that the continent as a whole suffered the most dramatic decline in travel freedom.
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Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), in an effort to reduce water consumption, has implemented a number of initiatives to further curtails its use of potable and irrigation water. In February 2017, the City of Cape Town introduced level 3B water restrictions, and Provincial and City authorities have called on National Government to declare the Western Cape a disaster area due to the drought conditions. The value of water and the need to save water will once again be highlighted during National Water Week this week, which culminates in World Water Day on 22 March 2017.
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South African businesses are wary about employees roaming while working abroad, with data costing up to R500 per MB. There are ways, however, businesses travellers can stay connected without breaking the bank.
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The Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA) has announced that applications for the 2017/18 South African Blue Flag season are open. The 2016/17 Blue Flag season is drawing to a close at many Western Cape beaches, but the current season runs until 31 October at many other beaches, Blue Flag marinas and sustainable tourism boating operators.
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OTTAWA, Canada: Canada is considering prohibiting personal electronics onboard flights from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa after both the US and Britain announced bans, the transportation minister said on Tuesday.
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From mountain biking to road cycling, BMX racing, or just leisure biking, Africa is an awe-inspiring destination for bikers across the world. With a topography that encompasses spiraling mountains, prairies, and thickly forested cycling tracks that have formed over years of being trodden on by bicycle wheels. Wondering where to find these scenic cycling trails, here are some of the best in the continent.
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According to the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research, which covered 33 US hotel across six global brands, only 22% of US hotel visitors still use hotel gyms. Yet, another research report released by the Global Wellness Institute state that “Global wellness tourism revenues grew from $494.1 billion in 2013 to $563.2 billion in 2015 – or 14%. A growth rate more than twice as fast as overall tourism expenditures (6.9%).” So, if wellness tourism is increasing while usage of hotel gyms is decreasing, where are travellers getting their fitness fix?
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