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FanCon – the Cape Town Comic Con descends on the CTICC

It’s all about comic books, superheroes, superheroines and dastardly villains at the second annual FanCon: Cape Town Comic Con taking place at the CTICC from Saturday, 29 April to Monday, 1 May. According to FanCon’s organiser, Nizar Abrahams, the event is modelled on overseas comic conventions, or so-called comic cons, where fans of comic books […]



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South Africa Consulate stages cultural event

The South African Consulate with the cooperation of Call of Culture, a non-profit group, organized on Tuesday an evening program on cultural exchange to enhance the relationship and understanding between South Africa and Saudi Arabia. South Africa’s culture, food, music, artwork and architecture were enjoyed by the attendees. Shoayb Casoo, South African consul general, said […]



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Africa is the next tourism frontier and SA needs to cash in

The CEO of SA Tourism says local tourism is buoyant again with overseas tourists rising 14% in January. Picture: THE TIMES Africa is on track to become the next tourism frontier, South African Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona said, speaking ahead of the launch of Indaba 2017, a travel show which will bring more than 7,000 […]



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Oracle hosts one of Africa’s largest tech event

In a major push to further drive digital transformation and encourage the adoption of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions, Oracle on 28 March 2017 hosted thousands of customers and partners at digital day events simultaneously in 25 African countries. “Africa is a priority market for Oracle and we are committed to support Africa’s Industry […]



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Interview with Minister Kganyago of ATKV Resorts

Minister Kganyago, ATKV Resorts Manager: Resorts and Conference Marketing, explores the many conferencing options across their diverse South African portfolio. He digs into how the company has repositioned itself in the marketplace to ensure that the conference delegate goes home with memorable experiences. ATKV is riding the new wave of experiential conferencing, he explains, “That’s […]



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Seen at WTM Africa 2017: Day 2

The Event team took a walk around the buzzing show floor at World Travel Market Africa 2017 and were met with smiling faces, friendly handshakes and high spirits. Here are some of the sights, highlights and faces we came across. For more information on WTM Africa, visit www.africa.wtm.com



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Winners Announced for African Responsible Tourism Awards 2017

Blood Lions and Coffee Shack Backpackers take the top spots at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2017. A hard-hitting documentary on the plight of lions in tourism and a small backpacker lodge with ample impact were announced Joint Overall Winners this afternoon at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2017 in Cape Town, sponsored by Wesgro. In […]



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Wesgro launches 2017/18 Global Economic Priorities for the Cape

Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities Alan Winde joined Wesgro in launching the agency’s plan for the upcoming 2017/18 financial year entitled Wesgro’s Global Economic Priorities for the Cape. Tim Harris, Wesgro’s CEO said “Our economists and managers have surveyed growth trends, and analysed markets and sectors, and identified the agency’s priorities for the next […]



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Welcome to the Cradle of Humankind Visitor Centre in Maropeng

The Cradle of Humankind Visitor Centre, Maropeng. This is a journey of discovery to the place where humanity’s collective umbilical cord lies buried. The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site was listed as a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in 1999.This site of global significance located about 50 […]



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Contiki on Shaping the Future of Travel Marketing

What do virtual reality, Masterchef Australia, and travelling the world have in common? Why, a cutting edge, integrated marketing plan through Contiki, of course. The travel company, which is known for its bus tours through Europe, has brought its marketing strategy into the 21st century through the use of VR technology, a host of young […]



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