Indaba 2012 News

INDABA 2012: Three Cities plan formalised

INDABA 2012: Three Cities plan formalised

The cities of Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg have formally joined forces to simultaneously address the substantive global shift toward urban tourism and the pressures being felt by their respective visitor industries.The three year Memorandum of Understanding between the cities – signed today at INDABA 2012 - will result in joint marketing and development programs,  aimed at establishing the urban dimension of South Africa’s visitor brand and generating demand specifically for each city.

INDABA 2012: Legend Lodges reveals new runway

INDABA 2012: Legend Lodges reveals new runway

It is famed for having longest par-three golf hole in the world, its luxurious accommodation, the world’s first baby rhino orphanage and the Big 5 roaming wild and free on its safari conservancy. Visitors – many of them A-list celebrities – come from far and wide to experience Legend Golf & Safari Resort, in the Waterberg area of Limpopo.

INDABA 2012: Mantis Collection brings consumers refreshed offering

INDABA 2012: Mantis Collection brings consumers refreshed offering

14th May 2012 Focus

As INDABA 2012 continues apace, Mantis Collection - a family run, private collection of award winning, privately owned, five star properties located around the world – has been bringing consumers up to date with its latest news. Across southern Africa a number of properties have seen some breathtaking developments, while Mantis is also adding a number of new destinations to its portfolio.

INDABA 2012: Destination tourism benefits new breed of holidaymakers

INDABA 2012: Destination tourism benefits new breed of holidaymakers

14th May 2012 Travel Events News

Destination tourism is not a new concept, but these days tourists are becoming more interested in what they can do and the variety of activities available to them in a particular area, making this concept more relevant and important than ever. The habits of the time-constrained, modern tourist make the need for a collaborative marketing strategy for an area’s tourism stakeholders essential and the trend in tourism is leaning more and more towards marketing an area as a destination or ‘tourism node’.

INDABA 2012: Three Cities expands into Zambia

INDABA 2012: Three Cities expands into Zambia

As the early morning sun appears over the horizon, the guests finish up their teas, coffees and early morning snacks, excitement building as they board the open safari vehicles in anticipation of another exceptional game viewing experience. They are departing from The Mushroom Lodge and Presidential House that are uniquely located on the Mfuwe Lagoon in the South Luangwa Park, Zambia.

INDABA 2012: Community based tourism gains momentum

INDABA 2012: Community based tourism gains momentum

Community-based eco-tourism where the needs of both the local population and environment are catered for is not an entirely new concept but is one that is gaining momentum in Africa, according to discussions at INDABA 2012. Where implemented well, the benefits are far reaching for the local communities and the natural areas they serve.

INDABA 2012: New manager for Greenway Woods Resort

INDABA 2012: New manager for Greenway Woods Resort

Three Cities Exceptional Hotels has announced Ryan Brayshaw from Nelspruit as the newly appointed general manager for the premier family and leisure resort in Mpumalanga, Greenway Woods Resort. The popular resort is situated on the border of the White River Golf Estate and is just 30km from the Numbi Gate, allowing easy and convenient access for guests into the acclaimed Kruger National Park.