Meet Luigi Rosi, Happy Valley Hotel GM
Sep06

Meet Luigi Rosi, Happy Valley Hotel GM

For those following this blog for the first time and not aware of my origins…I’m born and bred in Swaziland. Ezulwini valley is the tourist hub of Swaziland with diverse attractions and amenities for the leisure market. While growing up, Why Not Disco & Motel located in Ezulwini Valley was a very popular hangout spot amongst locals. In 2008, the Rodrigues family renovated the old Why Not Disco & Motel and renamed it...

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Meetings Africa remains in Gauteng until 2022
Sep04

Meetings Africa remains in Gauteng until 2022

Gauteng is the successful bidder to host South African Tourism’s strategic business events trade show, Meetings Africa, for the next five years following a comprehensive bidding process. The decision means that Meetings Africa will be hosted by Gauteng Tourism Authority and the Johannesburg Convention Bureau at the Sandton Convention Centre through a province-city partnership annually in February for the next five years. “We would...

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Africa is open for business – Horwath HTL SA
Sep04

Africa is open for business – Horwath HTL SA

The face of Africa’s tourism and hospitality sector has transformed almost completely from what was once known as the ‘dark continent’ whose narrative was riddled with stories of famine, poverty and political instability to ‘Africa is open for business’ and home to some of the world’s fastest emerging-market economies. The TopHotelProject database, a platform that receives direct input from the hospitality, tourism and leisure sectors...

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AFROPUNK appoints Axe Communications
Sep02

AFROPUNK appoints Axe Communications

Axe Communications have been in the marketing, advertising and retail space since 2011 and within their six years of existence, they’ve managed to build impressive momentum with successful brand solutions, media partnerships and brand sponsorships with Nike, DSTV, Trace TV, Unilever, Lira and Mi Casa. Their most recent account win, is more than just a client. It’s a movement in music and urban culture, AFROPUNK. With its roots in...

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KwaZulu-Natal calls on citizens to “Do KZN”
Sep02

KwaZulu-Natal calls on citizens to “Do KZN”

This September, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) will pull out all the stops to celebrate the role of tourism and its impact through its Tourism Month campaign, “Do KZN”. The campaign is aimed at encouraging the people of the province to explore and travel within their own province, and also to remind them of the role they play as ambassadors for the province and tourism. Commenting about the importance of tourism in KZN, the MEC for Economic...

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