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Tourists not biting despite weak rand

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With the weaker rand – which took another tumble over the past few days – business should be looking good for Mpumalanga tourism operators. But it isn’t.

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      China is expected to add more than 6 300 new aircraft to its commercial fleet by 2034, US manufacturer Boeing says.

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      Mauritius tourism earnings down 3.5% in first half

      Aug 21 2015 20:07

      Tourism revenue in Mauritius has fallen by 3.5% in the first half of the year as earnings per tourist dropped, official data shows.

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      Aussie carrier Qantas roars back into black

      Aug 21 2015 18:04

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      Marriott opens its first hotel in Ghana

      Aug 21 2015 13:56

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      Santa Claus is broke and has filed for bankruptcy in Finland, or at least a popular tourist attraction on the Arctic Circle has done so.

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      Rugby World Cup will generate R20bn for UK

      Aug 20 2015 07:19

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      Skywise appoints new co-CEO

      Aug 11 2015 14:24

      Low cost airline Skywise has announced the appointment of Irfan Pardesi as its co-chief executive officer.

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      Airbnb gives Paris luxury hoteliers a fright

      Aug 09 2015 14:45

      Nowhere in the world has more accommodation available on Airbnb than Paris and now it has transformed budget travel to the French capital.

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      London Tube strike causes major disruption

      Aug 07 2015 09:15

      Millions of Londoners have been forced to use other modes of transport as Underground staff staged their second strike in a month over plans to run trains all night.


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      Wide variety expected at first CT Maker Faire

      Aug 06 2015 19:03

      The first annual Maker Faire Cape Town will take place in August is described as part science fair, part trade fair and part something new.

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      SA causes drop in Chinese tourists - chamber

      Aug 06 2015 19:30

      There is no point in blaming Ebola or the Chinese economy for the 38% drop in tourism from China, because SA brought this on itself, says a business chamber.

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