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London prepares for Bayede! restaurant

London prepares for Bayede! restaurant

3 March 2010 Tourism News

The reigning king of the Zulu nation has endorsed a new Bayede! restaurant in London, set to open later this month. The Camden location will exclusively sell Bayede! wine, while also showcasing products from the South African range.

The Greatest Show on Earth!

The Greatest Show on Earth!

25 February 2010 Focus

The 2010 FIFA World Cup will be like no other World Cup in history. For the first time the greatest event in football, the most widely-followed sporting extravaganza on the planet, is breaking new ground in Africa – more specifically, South Africa.

Hotel price fixing allegations hit World Cup

24 February 2010 Hotel News

Tourism officials in South Africa have announced an investigation into price collusion among hoteliers ahead of the FIFA World Cup. The allegations follow a separate investigation into airline ticketing earlier this year.

South Africa to net business travel growth

26 February 2009 Press Release Tourism News

Meetings Africa - the annual showcase for South Africa’s business tourism - has sent out a defiant message to the global market. With a significant increase in both buyers and suppliers, the clarion call was that Business Tourism is set to grow in the region.The 5th edition of Meetings Africa held at Johannesburg’s state-of-the-art Sandton Convention Centre witnessed a staggering 15 % growth in exhibitor numbers with visitor numbers rising by 12%.(Left: Moeketsi Mosola, South African Tourism CEO)

South Africa tipped for top spot in 2009

2 January 2009 Press Release Airline News

British Airways predicts South Africa will be the top flight destination in 2009, citing the value for money of currencies including the Pound and the Euro against the Rand, as well as the forthcoming Lions tour. Johannesburg is expected to be a firm favourite, along with Cape Town.

SAA Appoints First Black Female Pilot Trainee

21 January 2003 Press Release Airline News

Asnath Mahapa, 23, is the first black woman beneficiary of SAA’s level two cadet pilot training programme and recipient of the airline’s bursary scheme set aside for previously disadvantaged communities.