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Monday, October 23, 2017 - 15:30

World-renowned experts weigh in on the questions that matter.  In part 1 of a special series, Business Events Insights and Predictions, Gary Grimmer, CEO of Gaining Edge, shares his expertise on business events as catalysts for growing knowledge and creative economies.     How do business events act as catalysts for growing SA’s economy? Tourism is […]

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Monday, October 23, 2017 - 13:33

Providing clarity of vision for future tech trends at AfricaCom 2017 – Microsoft signs on as lead sponsor of AfricaCom 20/20 Imagine the possibilities… To celebrate its 20th anniversary, AfricaCom, the continent’s largest and most influential technology, media and telecoms (TMT) event is launching a brand-new technology arena. Located in the recently expanded and soon to […]

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Monday, October 23, 2017 - 13:24

Maximise on the natural beauty, heritage, traditions, features and facilities in order to position your region and attract more events to your province, advise the experts. Susan Reynard reports. The South African National Convention Bureau, part of South African Tourism, has identified six market priorities consisting of the country’s key industries: Business process outsourcing: Financial […]

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Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00

South Africa will be the first country in Africa to host the 10th International Conference of Ombud Institutions for the Armed Forces (ICOAF), which will take place from 30 September to October 2018. The Ombud’s office noted that the ICOAF was established in 2009 with the aim of establishing best practice and to learn lessons […]

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Monday, October 23, 2017 - 10:30

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group will open two hotels in Ethiopia by 2020 – a Radisson Blu in Bishoftu and Park Inn by Radisson in Addis Ababa. The 160-room Park Inn by Radisson will debut in 2019, offering a mix of standard rooms and suites, a gym and spa as well as the signature all-day-dining restaurant […]

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 16:30

As there is an influx of tourists to see the scenic beauty of Victoria Falls, located in southern part of Africa’s region between Zambia and Zimbabwe, the number of international flights from Europe and America increases along with the accommodations. The surrounding areas near Victoria Falls includes Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, Zambezi River, Kazuma Pan National […]

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 15:00

Mango Airlines, a state owned airlines based in South Africa headquartered at OR Tambo International Airport near Johannesburg, South Africa’s biggest city and the center of tourism, trade and business, is now undergoing the strike as the Trade Union Solidarity has vowed to continue for wage demands. Over 100 pilots and other flight crew of […]

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 09:30

A brand new report released by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) mentioned that the time spent in transit is the most challenging aspect of corporate travel. Changing a flight mid-trip, layovers, work environment during the transit and preparing expense reports also made the list of the most challenging aspects of the business travellers of […]

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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:48

IMEX chairman Ray Bloom has hailed this year’s IMEX America in Las Vegas as a positive, unifying week for the industry. More than 12,000 exhibitors, hosted buyers and attendees came to Las Vegas, with the Tuesday and Wednesday of the show the busiest days ever at IMEX America. Ray Bloom said: “This has been a […]

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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 10:27

The fifth edition of the national Lilizela Tourism Awards, organised by South African tourism, takes place on 29 October 2017 at the Sandton Convention Centre to honour the best-of-the-best among business owners, contractors and professional working in the South African tourism and hospitality industry. “Not only do all these incredible industry leaders do a sterling […]

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