A Site That’s Challenging ‘Colonial Tourism’ And Opening Africa’s Access To The On-Line Market

The events of the past few weeks have got me thinking once again about one of the two most urgent problems we face in tourism today: development (the other, of course, being resources and the sustainability of the transport industry)….

TTW 22 May, 2008 – I Condemn Xenophobia and I want you to, too. It’s NOT the South African way!

Something’s gone seriously wrong in this country, and I wish I knew what it was. But whatever it is, we South Africans have our backs are up against the wall – and each one of us needs to do something….

My Bed & Breakfast

Thought you might like to know about this on-line resource: www.mybedandbreakfast.co.za – it’s sponsored by B&B Sure and has articles on starting and running a B&B, legal requirements, marketing and associations and interest groups. B&B Sure are bed & breakfast…

TTW 15 May 2008 – Indaba 2008: I haven’t had this much fun with my clothes on in ages…

For once the stats might be right: South African Tourism tells us that 13,200 delegates had attended Indaba by the end of the 3rd day of the show. And it certainly felt like it. I’ve never had a busier Indaba…

An HIV Journey

HIV/AIDS is something we haven’t even begun to discuss on This Tourism Week, I’m ashamed to say. And this is unforgivable because I myself lost a loved one to the disease in the mid ‘90s. Today, an HIV+ result is…