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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 17:00

Many of us have experienced the simplicity and convenience of hailing an Uber. It certainly seems like the 180-degree opposite of South Africa’s fragmented, informal (and sometimes unreliable) public transport networks. But what if we could use the principles and the technology that made Uber great, and apply them to our urban public transport systems? […]

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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 14:38

Mpumalanga, known as the place of the rising sun, is perfectly located to entice visitors to varied experiences. A province in eastern South Africa, it borders the nations of Swaziland and Mozambique. Three of the top ten tourist attractions are wild life at the Kruger National Park, scenic beauty at the Blyde River Canyon, and the […]

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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 14:24

The people of South Africa’s capital city are imbued with a go-getting attitude. It’s this drive that has given Tshwane a reputation for being an innovative and creative city. Its dynamic people lead the way in arts and culture, science and technology, business, as well as the hospitality sector and sport. There is the creative […]

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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 13:27

When planning your next event, product launch or exhibition stand, spice things up with unique mobile bars from BarMotion. BarMotion provides professional mobile bar and hospitality solutions with an array of different refreshments and food bars such as cappuccino, raw juice, smoothie, gelato, sushi, and many more. They have branches in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban, which allows them to service […]

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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:58

The Meetings Africa team, alongside most organisers in South Africa, are taking the greening of their events seriously. They give exhibitors tips and ideas to offset carbon footprints. These include the use of LED lighting, encouraging the use of local suppliers, and using indigenous plants. The organisers have implemented several initiatives such as the supply […]

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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 08:33

ISACA announced its 2017 event schedule, which includes expansion in all types of learning. Serving professionals in 180 countries, ISACA offers education, networking, credentialing and career development opportunities. Building on the success of last year’s inaugural CSX cybersecurity conferences in Europe and Asia, ISACA will add sessions and learning opportunities at these events, as well […]

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 17:00

Air Namibia and Turkish Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement, effective March 1. Under the agreement, Turkish Airlines will place its code on Air Namibia’s Windhoek-Johannesburg and Windhoek-Frankfurt flights. Air Namibia will place its code on Turkish Airlines’ Istanbul-Johannesburg and Istanbul-Frankfurt flights. When Air Namibia introduces a Windhoek-Istanbul service in future, the codeshare could be […]

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 12:00

Tsogo Sun’s city hotel complex consisting of SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl and StayEasy Cape Town City Bowl, will open in September. The 202-room SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl will comprise standard rooms with queen-size beds, family rooms each with two double beds, five executive rooms, two suites and two wheelchair-accessible rooms. StayEasy will offer […]

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 09:51

Cape Town – Despite the tough operating environment, the travel and tourism industry experienced slightly better than normal business performance in the last quarter of 2016, says the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA). The Council published its 25th edition of the quarterly Tourism Business Index (TBI), ahead of the #SONA17 in Parliament on […]

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 17:00

Tourism sector once again expected to provide an invaluable contribution to the economy. South Africa’s tourism industry could be referred to as the country’s proverbial pot of gold. Based on the most recent preliminary visitor figures released by top tourist destinations as well as Cape Town International Airport, it is expected that this sector will, once […]

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