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December delights: digging up some of South Africa’s best hidden gems

As the festive fiesta that is December approaches, South Africans and tourists across the country will be wondering what cool places will be worth a visit. For those looking for something more interesting than the usual hotspots, South Africa is filled with hidden gems and these treasures will help make this festive season a month to remember.
Winners of the WTM Africa Awards 2023

Championing Change: WTM Africa Responsible Tourism Awards 2024 entries now open!

WTM Africa is urging responsible tourism businesses to enter their Responsible Tourism Awards 2024, by 1 March 2024.
Barmotion, 2024

Barmotion for more variety and choice in 2024

It’s been a crazy ride, but I think 2023 has shown that the event industry in South Africa is back and bursting with ideas again! New shows, bigger shows, higher occupancy rates — everything we’ve seen this year points to an industry that’s really got its mojo back, ready for 2024
Historic Drakensberg, The Nest

Historic Drakensburg family resort, The Nest, to be sold as going concern

A charming family-run resort in the Central Drakensberg’s Champagne Valley area of KwaZulu-Natal will be auctioned this month as a going concern. Originally opened as a guest house in 1933, what is today The Nest was built 10 years later with the help of Italian prisoners of war. “The unpretentious ‘olde-worlde charm’ of the hotel persists today, as various owners over the years have improved and upgraded without disturbing the true heritage of the Drakensberg,” said Norman Raad, CEO of Broll Auctions and Sales who will auction the property.

The Cannabis Expo – Sandton going up in smoke

Africa’s largest cannabis event, The Cannabis Expo, is preparing to return to the Sandton Convention Centre 24-26 November 2023, and promises to be the highlight of the year.
Lefika Villas

The Sun Vacation Club’s Lefika Villas at Sun City nears completion

One year after the announcement of Sun International’s R295-million Lefika Villas development at Sun City, the project is 85% complete and every villa is already fully booked for Christmas and New Year.

South Africa showcases tourism prowess at World Travel Market London 2023

In an assertive and strategic effort to further boost the tourism sector, South Africa sent a formidable delegation to the World Travel Market (WTM) which took place from 6-8 November 2023 in London.
events industry

Building a foundation for success in the events industry

The events industry is considered to be one of the most challenging, yet also the most satisfying industries to work in. Every event has its own unique objectives that leave a lasting impression on a company and its reputation.