Indaba Travel Conference 2018

This week Durban, South Africa hosts the Indaba Travel Conference. Hashtag: #indaba2018 Key Links https://www.indaba-southafrica.co.za https://www.facebook.com/pg/travelindaba @travel_indaba Questions Is there live and recorded video from the event? Yes on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/travelindaba/videos Is there a directory of exhibitors? How is the wi-fi at the @DurbanICC Where are your favorite apps, websites, Twitter accounts, LinkedIn pages and Facebook …

HashtagRadio

Elsewhere on the web – HashtagRadio from South Africa This enterprise is a self-described African Business Network and through livestreaming radio connects South Africa to the world and vice-versa. http://hashtagradio.co.za http://hashtagradio.co.za/htrshows https://soundcloud.com/hashtag_radio https://www.facebook.com/pg/hashtagradiolive https://twitter.com/HashtagRadio Tweets by HashtagRadio TravelChat Thursdays: 10am-12pm (midnight-2am Pacific) http://hashtagradio.co.za/shows/travel-chat The hosts recap of the previous night’s Twitter chat – #TravelChatSA – …

South Africa

Photo: Martin Heigan, Blyde River Canyon Sunset 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. Annual Events September is Tourism Month in South Africa Wiki Cape Town – Things …

Spilling the Beans

South Africa – Latest video from Coffeebean Routes Across its bases in Cape Town and Johannesburg, Coffeebeans has some 80 unique non-traditional tourism suppliers. This means that these are people who normally would not supply services to the tourism industry, were it not for Coffeebeans’ unique approach to tourism, creating experiences around urban stories. In …

Cape Town

Local Guide in Cape Town Cape Town (Afrikaans: Stad Kaapstad; Xhosa: IsiXeko saseKapa) is the metropolitan municipality which governs the city of Cape Town, South Africa and its suburbs and exurbs. We’d like to explore this further: Cape Town is located on an underground river called Camissa, meaning “place of sweet waters”. In 2018 are reports of …

World Network of Biosphere Reserves, Status Report

Poster: Masurian Lakes Biosphere Reserve Publisher’s Note: We are editing and adding links to UNESCO Press Release The International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme meeting in Paris has added 23 new sites to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, including four that straddle national boundaries. These additions were made during the MAB …

#TRENZ2017

May is the month when New Zealand and South Africa hold major tourism conferences. We wish our friends and colleagues well and we will be paying attention to the official hashtags #trenz2017 and  #indaba2017 New Zealand Auckland, May 9-12 Key Links: http://www.trenz.co.nz Media Releases https://www.facebook.com/TRENZ.nz Hashtag: #trenz2017 Wiki: Trenz TRENZ 2017 takes place in Auckland at The Cloud and Shed …

Durban

The Zulu name for the coastal city of Durban is ‘eThekwini’ meaning ‘where the ocean and earth meet.’ Natural World Durban has a warm, humid climate and beautiful beaches. The city is touted as the country’s surf capital. In fact Durban is home to South Africa’s only surfing museum, the TimeWarp Surfing Museum. Sharks The sardine run is an …