Archive for the South Africa Category

South Africa remains destination of choice: Hanekom

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s new visa restrictions may have dented the country’s tourism industry, but tourism minister Derek Hanekom says UK visitor numbers are well on their way to recovery.Hanekom is currently in London for the annual World Travel Market exhibition. He’s there to sell South Africa

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South Africa listed as one of the most gay-friendly destinations

South Africa South Africa is one of the most gay-friendly destinations in the world, Stanley said, and in some ways it is the most advanced country in its attitude toward gays. The modern republic of South Africa, which is only a little more than 20 years in

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The Sasfin Plett Wine & Bubbly Festival: A Bubbly Fest by the Sea

More than ten local wine producers will be showcasing their award winning wines at the second Sasfin Plett Wine & Bubbly Festival, which takes place in Plettenberg Bay on 9 and 10 October. In addition, Plett Tourism manager Cindy Wilson-Trollip said premium international Piper-Heidsieck; one of France’s

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Vote for Plett in 2nd round of Kwêla Town of the year!

We need your help to help Plett make it to the final round of the Kwela Town of the year competition. The winning town will win an incredible 30-second advert and KYKnet ad placement valued at R1 million. The winning town will also be sponsored a huge

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Western Cape continues to show visitor increase

Western Cape Tourism has reported an increase in visitors throughout the province over the November and December period when compared with the same period in 2013. The V&A Waterfront experienced its best year to date, with 5 028 362 visitors in November and December, exceeding 24 million visitors over

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South Africa climbs global tourism list

South Africa has been ranked as one of the top 25 most attractive tourist destinations, according to a new global survey. Bloom Consulting’s 2014 Country Brand Ranking noted that for the first time, South Africa tops the list on the African continent, ahead of Egypt (27). Morocco

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