Nelson Mandela

Photo: UN, 1990 We celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela (July 18, 1918 – December 5, 2013) on #MandelaDay, July 18. Nelson Mandel Day (July 18) mandeladay.com Facebook Wikipedia Hashtags: #NelsonMandela Facebook Nelson Mandela Flickr Mandela Day Embedded Tweets HISTORY: On this day in 1990, Nelson Mandela was released from prison after serving a 27 …

Responsible Tourism in Cities 2011

Poster From the archives On May 5, 2011 the Responsible Tourism in Cities Conference took place in Durban, South Africa at the start of the Indaba tourism conference. The 2011 event was presented by The City of Cape Town in partnership with Cape Town Tourism and South African Tourism. Media partners included Planeta.com. Background About …

Maropeng, Cradle of Humankind

Photo: Flowcomm, Visitors’ Center The Maropeng Visitors Centre – maropeng.co.za – opened in 2005. The site comprises the Sterkfontein Caves, where about 35% of the world’s hominid fossils have been found. Maropeng means “the place where we come from.” The Cradle of Humankind is a paleoanthropological site about 50 km (31 mi) northwest of Johannesburg, …

Flow Communications

Twitter Avatar Elsewhere on the Web: Flow Communications – flowsa.com – a creative, passionate team of writers, PR specialists, designers and social media specialists and programmers who love what they do and who they do it with! Key Links flowsa.com Facebook Flickr @FlowComms https://www.onlinex.show/attend Background Flow Communications (Pty) Ltd is one of South Africa’s leading …

South Africa

Photo: Martin Heigan, Namaqualand Hello, Rainbow Nation. South Africa is bordered to the north lie Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe; to the east are Mozambique and Swaziland; while Lesotho is an independent country wholly surrounded by South African territory. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/6rZehjfxJju6X5zJ8 Annual Events September is Tourism Month in South Africa. July 18, Nelson Mandela Day …

South African National Parks

Logo South African National Parks – sanparks.org – manages a system of 19 functional national parks in seven of the nine provinces of South Africa with a total area of just over 4 million hectares comprising 67% of the protected areas under state management. Key Links sanparks.org Podcasts Facebook @SANParks About us: SANParks is working …

Freedom Day in South Africa

Photo: GCIS, Freedom Day Celebrations at the Union Buildings, Pretoria. 2014 April 27 is Freedom Day in South Africa. Hashtag: #FreedomDay Elsewhere on the Web mzansigirl.com/freedom-day http://ewn.co.za/2016/04/26/Are-you-free-or-are-you-dom-freedom-day-quiz http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/freedom-day-celebrated-south-africa Embedded Tweets Not just a celebration, but rather a day of commemoration #FreedomDay http://t.co/0l521lVLGz pic.twitter.com/Ddr62QLsFf — Rachel's Angels (@RachelsAngels) April 27, 2015 Wikipedia Freedom Day Planeta.com South …

Nelson Mandela Decade of Peace

Photo: UN On September 24, 2018, world leaders at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit declared 2019-2018, A Nelson Mandela Decade of Peace adopted a political declaration commited to redoubling efforts to build a just, peaceful, prosperous, inclusive and fair world, as they paid tribute to the late South African President’s celebrated qualities and service to …

South Africa Links

South Africa Flag Links related to South Africa in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Canned lion hunting damaging Brand SA http://www.bbc.com/news/business-40813582 https://offbeetblog.com/2016/10/25/convivium-table-2016 What’s wrong with Tourism Day? !Khwa ttu San Spirit Discovered – @westcoastwaysa @KhwattuSan Outbounding http://www.sabreakingnews.co.za/2015/09/07/sa-lags-behind-in-responsible-tourism June 2015 (pdf) http://www.cannedlion.org/blog/saa-promoting-lion-park http://www.southafrica.net/blog/en/posts/entry/10-coastal-towns-we-love http://www.southafrica.net/blog/en/posts/entry/its-time-to-rethink-travel-e-tourism-africa-summit-2014 Fred Brownell: The man who made South Africa’s flag http://www.news24.com/Travel/South-Africa/Four-new-nature-reserves-for-Eastern-Cape-20140106 http://www.thistourismweek.co.za/newsletters/marketing-south-africa-join-the-conversation http://www.thistourismweek.co.za/newsletters/boldly-going-where-tourism-hasnt-gone-before Karoo …

South Africa’s Garden Route

Photo: Tom Steiner, Garden Route South Africa‘s Garden Route is the coastal strip between the Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean of the Southern Cape Coast. The area is neither a geographic nor a political region, so the boundaries are open to discussion. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/nourVqpjPL5VmMSk8 The Garden Route straddles the N2 national route and …