Jenna Berndt
#WomensMonth: Female leaders in travel share their secrets for success

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[Jenna Berndt] In celebration of Women's Month this August, three accomplished female leaders from South Africa's travel and tourism industry share some of their stories and advice for other female employees and leaders...

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Shaun Lamont
Why city escapes are taking centre stage

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[Shaun Lamont] When the travel bug bites its traditionally a beach, berg or bush destination for most travellers. But seeking out the thrill of the urban city vibe and enticing nightlife holds its own unique appeal...

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Teresa Richardson
#CSIMonth: 5 easy tips for travel companies to make their CSI truly matter

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[Teresa Richardson] Every industry has a responsibility to do good. In the travel industry, and as travellers, making our travel matter is vital.

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Jenna Berndt
The importance of travel in 2019: How local experiences ensure sustainability

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[Jenna Berndt] South-Africa born and Geneva-based Gavin Tollman, Global CEO of Trafalgar, shares his love of travel and what he's most excited about for its future in 2019:

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Sam van Gool
#YouthMonth: Empowering youth in South Africa's travel industry

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[Sam van Gool] For South Africa's travel industry to prosper long-term, young school leavers and employees must be convinced of the many exciting opportunities and chances for skills development a career in travel will bring...

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Robin Fredericks
#YouthMonth: Why SA's youth is the world's best-kept secret

#YouthMonth: Why SA's youth is the world's best-kept secret[Robin Fredericks] As a lover of all things travel - and the ambition to start his own business - Matt Davison, founder of Tickets and Tour, who is still young himself, has catapulted his passion, not only for the industry, but for South Africa's youth...

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Robin Fredericks
#YouthMonth: Ondela Mlandu is shifting the Africa travel mindset

#YouthMonth: Ondela Mlandu is shifting the Africa travel mindset[Robin Fredericks] "Has anybody ever asked you what you're passionate about and you can't help but have a glow before you respond?"

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Odette Faling
Keeping up with the iGenners: Reinventing travel for Gen Z

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[Odette Faling] Whether you love or loathe the selfies, the "wokeness" and general thrust of Generation Z culture, the ideas, technologies and resultant change this vibrant populace of our era has ushered in, cannot be overstated...

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Maroefah Smith
Maroefah Smith
[Travel] Muslim tourism is already one of the fastest growing sectors with visitor spending predicted to reach $220bn within the next three years. Cape Town Tourism is making an extra effort to make Muslim travellers feel at home in the city. Read more here.
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Teresa Richardson
4 incentive travel trends to keep young employees happy this #YouthMonth

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[Teresa Richardson] There has never been a more critical time for companies to attract, retain and keep young employees happy in the workplace...

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Robin Fredericks
#StartupStory: Ticking all the boxes with newly launched Travelcheck

#StartupStory: Ticking all the boxes with newly launched Travelcheck[Robin Fredericks] Travelcheck.co.za, SouthAfrica's newest online booking website has launched. We chat to CEO Odette Faling to find out more...

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Oz Desai
5 things you always wanted to know about your company's travel spend

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[Oz Desai] Is your company still relying on Excel worksheets or - dare we say it - using pen and paper to calculate travel expenses? If so, you're not alone...

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Avukile Mabombo
The golf addiction - A course in business travel

The golf addiction - A course in business travel[Avukile Mabombo] Business is stressful, and stress is not something you want to flirt with. In a health-conscious world, more and more people are looking for a work-play balance that helps to ease the strain and provide food for the soul at the same time...

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Andrew Stark
Futureproofing your travel for 2019

Futureproofing your travel for 2019[Andrew Stark] When the Finance Minister chooses an Aloe Ferox - that bitter, hardy and spiky indigenous species best known for its resilience in extreme climates - as a metaphor for the country's budget, you know you're in for a rather prickly year...

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Natalia Rosa
The number 1 skill for travel marketers in 2019

The number 1 skill for travel marketers in 2019[Natalia Rosa] For many years, content has been king when it comes to marketing travel and tourism brands. This is changing...

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Kerry Hayes
Trends in local SA travel

Trends in local SA travel
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[Kerry Hayes] South Africans are increasingly exploring their own country, which offers a diverse range of destinations and activities just a few hours' drive, or short flight, away.

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Kerry Hayes
Trends developing in Africa travel

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[Kerry Hayes] Tourism is an organic industry, growing and changing as the needs and wants of travellers shift, and service providers adapt their offerings to meet these requirements...

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Teresa Richardson
Mastering the art of giving people what they want in 2019

Mastering the art of giving people what they want in 2019[Teresa Richardson] Personalisation has become a buzzword in the travel industry with the rise of the digital age. As travel businesses, we are increasingly challenged to build a personal connection with the consumer or risk losing them to businesses that do.

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Bronwyn Williams
Seamless Travel - Why shouldn't the journey be as pleasurable as the destination?

Seamless Travel - Why shouldn't the journey be as pleasurable as the destination?[Bronwyn Williams] Leisure travel is supposed to be a pleasurable experience. Unfortunately, even the best holiday tends to involve large quantities of administration and frustration before you get there...

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Andrew Stark
Fostering a culture of travel among South Africans

Fostering a culture of travel among South Africans[Andrew Stark] Take a moment to consider why 10 million tourists visit South Africa's shores annually...

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