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Tourism weathers the xenophobia storm

The government's response to the flare up of xenophobic attacks in South Africa ensured that the tourism sector was not affected, Minister of Tourism Derek Hane... Read Story

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The Town that runs on twitter

A portrait of the King of Spain once hung in the office of José Antonio Rodriguez Salas, mayor of the small town of Jun in Granada, Spain. Now, the blue bi... Read Story

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Distance fails to diminish bond of pen friends

Fifty-four years ago, radiographer Eileen Meilech boarded a boat to Europe to visit a family she had never met.

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Tourism weathers the xenophobia storm
May 15 2015 at 06:55

The government's response to the flare up of xenophobic attacks in South Africa ensured that the tourism sector was not affected, Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom said yesterday.

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The Town that runs on twitter
May 14 2015 at 13:49

A portrait of the King of Spain once hung in the office of José Antonio Rodriguez Salas, mayor of the small town of Jun in Granada, Spain. Now, the blue bird of the Twitter logo sits in its place, symbolic of the stat... Read Story
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Distance fails to diminish bond of pen friends
May 4 2015 at 11:07

Fifty-four years ago, radiographer Eileen Meilech boarded a boat to Europe to visit a family she had never met.

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Mozambique shuns tourism fair over xenophobia
April 30 2015 at 09:48

Mozambique is boycotting South Africa's major tourism fair, Indaba 2015, in protest against the wave of attacks against foreigners resident in South Africa.

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Tourists cancelling bookings over xenophobic attacks
April 23 2015 at 14:06

Tourists from neighbouring countries are cancelling bookings out of concern over xenophobic attacks, the SA National Parks (SANParks) said today.

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Safety of shrinking airline seats questioned
April 14 2015 at 20:59

The shrinking space on airplanes is surely uncomfortable, but it might also be dangerous for passengers’ health and safety.

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Geocaching powerful to explore the world
March 31 2015 at 08:06

Experiencing adventures similar to Indiana Jones - doesn't that sound appealing? Well, not exactly like Indy, since you will not have to run away from giant boulders or taste exotic dishes, or discover historic or valuable... Read Story
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Gourmet fare at 'OmmiBerg' fest
March 4 2015 at 00:10

Celebrate the 2015 harvest in the Paarl winelands at The OmmiBerg Round the Rock Festival this Saturday.

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Visa law review to help boost tourism
February 20 2015 at 06:43

South Africa's visa regulations will be reviewed to ensure the stringent requirements do not become an obstacle to unlocking the massive tourism potential, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom said yesterday.

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Cheese rolling and barmy Brits
February 18 2015 at 16:59

Crazy holidays conjure images of abseiling off Table Mountain or jet boating in New Zealand rather than visiting good old Blighty, but the barmy Brits do have some wild attractions of their own.

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