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Airbnb eyes African expansion

Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, announced that its CEO, Brian Chesky attended GES 2015 on Saturday to meet with entrepreneurs from around the world and explore the sharing economy’s impact and expansion, particularly on the African continent – which represents a huge opportunity for the company. In the last twelve months alone, Airbnb […]

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Wesgro hosts Home Affairs over visa laws

Following the recent wave of public debate surrounding the new visa immigration regulations, Wesgro, the official Destination Marketing, Investment and Trade Promotion Agency for the Western Cape, hosted a workshop in collaboration with the Department of Home Affairs for the tourism and business sector. The travel and tourism sector directly employs some 679 500 people and […]

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Emirates to land in Bamako

Emirates airline will connect Bamako, the capital and largest city of Mali, to its global network from 25th October 2015. Bamako is one of the fastest growing cities in the world with a population of about 2,3 million people, and is located in the south western part of Mali on the Niger River. Once services […]

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2015 Lilizela Tourism Awards unveil judges

Forty six people from the tourism industry have been appointed to serve as judges for the highly prestigious 2015 Lilizela Tourism Awards.  Earlier this year, South African Tourism invited members of industry to form part of the Lilizela Tourism Awards adjudication panel. This invitation was well-received, with the cream of the industry offering to do […]

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iGO Travel from Left to Right: Jolene Ackerman, Financial Manager, Annette Bygrave, Branch Manager, Karen Donkin, Brand Manager and Ravella Lambert, Managing Director.

iGo Travel banks on group travel

What makes this company different from other online agencies or the traditional tour operator for that matter?  With a 2-hour turn-around promise to clients and a philosophy which focuses on sincerity and building relationships, the team behind iGo Travel are available 24/7 to clients, including weekends.  The fact that management are all ladies, and mothers […]

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