Montecasino hosts Hot FM to a MonteItalia Amazing Race
Sep08

Montecasino hosts Hot FM to a MonteItalia Amazing Race

It was Ready, Steady, Go at Montecasino on 10 August when Hot FM’s DJ’s and behind-the-scenes team, along with a group of media and influencers, were invited to complete an Italian-inspired race through the streets, restaurants, bars and entertainment areas across the precinct. “We wanted to share Montecasino in a way its never been seen before – and to challenge our radio and media partners to step out of their comfort zone, unleash...

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South African Tourism launches film campaign
Sep07

South African Tourism launches film campaign

In a breakthrough and innovative move, South African Tourism’s new brand film, showcases a story of an inspiring, colourful and warm country. The inspirational film – which was shot across South Africa – tells the story of Bheki, a young Mbhaco maker from rural Eastern Cape, who travels the country in search of inspiration for an Mbhaco – a traditional Xhosa wedding gown, with a modern twist. During his travels, he meets the...

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Lilizela Tourism Awards unveils provincial finalists
Sep06

Lilizela Tourism Awards unveils provincial finalists

The exciting moment of truth is nearing for the 500 provincial finalists in the fifth annual Lilizela Tourism Awards, as the South African travel industry gathers to honour its brightest, finest and most admired tourism businesses. South African Tourism announced the finalists from the nine provinces this week, drawn from an extremely competitive field of more than 1 600 entries, exceeding last year’s tally by almost 50%. The winners...

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Ankerdata launches concierge app
Sep06

Ankerdata launches concierge app

The use of smartphones to book hotel rooms has increased significantly over the past few years with some statistics claiming this number to be well over the 50% mark for all hotel reservations.  With this information at hand the need for hotels to keep up with technology has become hugely important.  protel, by Ankerdata, a hospitality business solutions provider, has partnered with ConnectHOTEL to bring a customized,...

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Limpopo most visited destination – Stats SA
Sep06

Limpopo most visited destination – Stats SA

Limpopo Tourism Agency would like to take this opportunity to welcome with excitement the announcement of the Domestic Tourism Survey 2016 (DTS 2016) (January – December) which was released by the STATS SA. The survey reaffirmed Limpopo’s position as the most visited tourist destination in the country for a second year in a row. In 2015 and 2016, Gauteng, Limpopo and Western Cape were the most popular destinations for day Travellers,...

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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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