Martin Jansen van Vuuren
#BizTourismReport: SA tourism market analyses for June 2019

#BizTourismReport: SA tourism market analyses for June 2019[Martin Jansen van Vuuren] This is a monthly series of articles to provide market intelligence on the tourism industry in South Africa...

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Maroefah Smith
Maroefah Smith
Montecasino management team helps name SA Guide Dogs' newest additions

Bella (meaning 'beautiful' in Italian) is a 15-month-old black female labrador and Mario (named after the god, Mars) is a three-month-old yellow male labrador.Both puppies are still with their puppy raisers in various stages of their training.

Montecasino management team helps name SA Guide Dogs' newest additions  Montecasino management team helps name SA Guide Dogs' newest additions  Montecasino management team helps name SA Guide Dogs' newest additions  Montecasino management team helps name SA Guide Dogs' newest additions  

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Sharmila Ragunanan
#YouthMonth: A career in tourism is yours for the taking

#YouthMonth: A career in tourism is yours for the taking[Sharmila Ragunanan] A dynamic, fulfilling career in tourism and hospitality awaits young school leavers, graduates and professionals - that is the message myself and the Dream Hotels & Resorts team would like to share with South Africa's youth...

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Maroefah Smith
Maroefah Smith
[Tourism] Wesgro has partnered with trail-runners Ryan Sandes, Meg Mackenzie, Stu McConnachie and Nic Rupanga to showcase Cape Town and the greater Western Cape as a mecca of trail running. The Connected by Trail video series is made up of four 60-second videos and an 8-minute documentary. It was shot in the Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, the Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve and the Elgin Valley.
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Martin Jansen van Vuuren
#BizTourismReport: An analysis of Africa's tourism market for April 2019

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[Martin Jansen van Vuuren] Welcome to the first #BizTourismReport for Africa...

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Martin Jansen van Vuuren
#BizTourismReport: SA tourism market analyses for April 2019

#BizTourismReport: SA tourism market analyses for April 2019[Martin Jansen van Vuuren] Welcome to the #BizTourismReport for South Africa compiled by Martin Jansen van Vuuren, co-founder and director of Futureneer Advisors. This will be the first in a monthly series of articles to provide market intelligence on the tourism industry in South Africa...

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Chantel Troskie
Automation in the travel industry: Build lasting customer relationships

Automation in the travel industry: Build lasting customer relationships[Chantel Troskie] Airlines, hotels and other hospitality companies are turning to automated services to remove the bottlenecks that have traditionally stood in their customers' way...

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Enver Duminy
The evolving role of the DMO in optimising tourism opportunities

The evolving role of the DMO in optimising tourism opportunities[Enver Duminy] No matter what your reasons are for travelling, be it business or leisure, chances are you are joining the majority of visitors who research, plan, pay for and enjoy visits to destinations...

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Maroefah Smith
Maroefah Smith
The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference goes big (data)

Other speakers at this year's conference included online storyteller Chris Joubert, and Spicer de Villiers, who owns A Single Thread, a boutique communications agency that is active in local wine; Dr Donovan Kirkwood, an ecologist and biodiversity conservation specialist; as well as chef and foraging specialist Kobus van der Merwe, who with his intensely local and seasonal focus has developed a cuisine that completely embodies and evokes the wild and dry West Coast.

The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference goes big (data)  The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference goes big (data)  The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference goes big (data)  The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference goes big (data)  

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Enver Duminy
Fuelling the fires of the tourism economy

Fuelling the fires of the tourism economy[Enver Duminy] Behind the scenes in tourism, an epic struggle is taking place...

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Velma Corcoran
Transforming the tourism industry into a women's world

Transforming the tourism industry into a women's world[Velma Corcoran] There might be significant representation of women in the tourism industry as a whole, but it is clear that this is not being seen at top levels. Women continue to struggle to reach senior management in corporate tourism...

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Enver Duminy
The tourism industry will have to put up a tough fight amid the recession

The tourism industry will have to put up a tough fight amid the recession[Enver Duminy] "The word "recession" is an abstract one; it sounds quite depressing, if not terrifying, but its reality is a harsh one that we must face."

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Josephine Wawira
Tourism becomes the world's third-largest export sector, generating $1.6tn in 2017

Tourism becomes the world's third-largest export sector, generating $1.6tn in 2017[Josephine Wawira] International tourist arrivals grew 7% in 2017, the highest increase since 2010...

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Josephine Wawira
Increased investment in security, soaring Kenya's tourism

Increased investment in security, soaring Kenya's tourism[Josephine Wawira] Kenya's tourism industry is increasingly driving exports and providing foreign exchange, earning the country tourism expenditures of about $1.2bn in 2017. This represented a 20% increase from approximately $989m in 2016...

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Robin Fredericks
#WomensMonth: Lee-Ann Morgan embraces her deep love for all things travel

#WomensMonth: Lee-Ann Morgan embraces her deep love for all things travel[Robin Fredericks] In celebration of #WomensMonth, we chat to Lee-Ann Morgan, customer growth marketing manager at Club Med Southern Africa about what it means to be a woman in the tourism industry, the challenges she's faced and how important it is to own who you are.

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Josephine Wawira
Demystifying luxury tourism: A case study on Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa

Demystifying luxury tourism: A case study on Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa[Josephine Wawira] Luxury tourism is being redefined just like every aspect of the hospitality industry. From marketing to an older, wealthier generation, luxury tourism has evolved to include a younger generation in the rising middle class...

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Avukile Mabombo
Unique travel experiences for the Muslim tourist in Cape Town

Unique travel experiences for the Muslim tourist in Cape Town[Avukile Mabombo] The Mother City is a family-friendly destination with access to prayer spaces, great airport facilities, rich cultural heritage, ease of communication, simple visa requirements and increasing capacity in terms of air connectivity...

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Brian Berkman
More than an apple a day in Grabouw's tourism future

More than an apple a day in Grabouw's tourism future[Brian Berkman] Although the fruit industry is the major Grabouw employer, two retirees who have changed focus to the hospitality industry believe that tourism will be the key force for good in the valley.

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Robin Fredericks
The handy travel companion amplifying hotel service and guest experience

The handy travel companion amplifying hotel service and guest experience[Robin Fredericks] Wednesday, 5 December, saw the launch of the 'handy' device into the South African market as a means to revolutionise travel and the hotel industry...

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