Gauteng is a province of many opportunities. Networking is the key that can unlock many doors for exciting new ventures. You only have to have the foresight to spot these opportunities … and do the networking legwork of course!
On Wednesday an intriguing announcement was made at the University of the Witwatersrand concerning a unique fossil hunt that will take place deep underground at a location somewhere in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site.
In August 2011, Destination Melbourne were playing host to Tourism Vancouver CEO, Rick Antonson. Melbourne had just knocked off Vancouver as the world’s most livable city and everyone was keen to hear what Rick had to say about Melbourne’s rise to the top, particularly the local media.
At the same time, Destination Melbourne was in the middle of developing a new three year strategic plan. We wanted to embed advocacy on behalf of the visitor experience deeper into Destination Melbourne’s DNA and identify new ways to communicate the value of visitors to locals.
Whether small or of mega scale, it takes courage and careful planning to go ‘green’ at events. Now a conscious choice for events planners, this year’s inaugural South African Travel & Tourism Summit at Sandton’s newly refurbished Maslow Hotel between Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) - and affiliated members – and Gauteng Tourism Authority (GTA), is no exception.
This Event known as ‘The Summit’ is going to be environmentally and socially ‘responsible’ if you like, right from the dialogue sessions with presenters’ awareness of the latter to the delegates’ every minute experiences there.
There is nothing better than a home-cooked meal made with fresh ingredients, or biting into a juicy piece of fruit. However, convenience meals and fruit bars have replaced these simple pleasures because we can’t be bothered to stop in at the closest possible supermarket after a long day at work. Here’s where to find good, fresh produce and meals…