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Tembisa hostel experience showcased at WTM Africa 2017

Gauteng is the product of a 19th and 20th century ‘migrant labour’ system. The mineral revolution required cheap, controlled labour for the white-owned farms, mines and later factories. Male migrants were not allowed to live permanently in ‘white’ areas and so hostels played an important role in this system. Many hundreds of thousands of African

2017-04-19T11:32:03+02:0019 Apr 2017|Blog, Latest News|

WESGRO supports 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM Africa

For the third year running, Wesgro - Cape Town and the Western Cape’s official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency - is the main sponsor for the African Responsible Tourism Awards.   Winners of the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards, a part of the World Responsible Tourism Awards, will be announced in Cape Town at the

2017-02-24T20:00:32+02:0024 Feb 2017|Awards, Blog, Latest News|

Closing date for African Responsible Tourism Awards extended

Tourism organisations that are interested in entering the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards (ARTA) but have not yet had a chance to complete their application now has a second chance – the closing date for applications has been extended to Friday, 20 January. Award categories This year, ARTA aims to celebrate tourism organisations doing good

2018-01-24T08:38:49+02:0012 Jan 2017|Awards, Blog, Latest News|

Making sense of tourism business utility bills

Utilities are the regular services delivered to a property from the municipality, Eskom or a property manager. Most domestic and commercial properties receive a monthly utility bill that includes property rates, waste removal, electricity, water and sanitation. The properties of several GeePee Responsible Tourism Challenge businesses are classified ‘domestic’, even though there are businesses operating

2018-01-24T08:38:58+02:006 Jun 2016|Blog, GeePee RT Challenge, Latest News|

Waste pickers make the job of recycling easier

For most of us, rubbish has been something that is out-of-sight, out-of-mind. We rarely think of what happens after rubbish is collected from outside our homes or businesses. We pay the local council to take our waste away, and once they do, the waste becomes their responsibility and not ours. Most households are allocated one

Hotels & responsible tourism – so many challenges, so many opportunities

Soweto Hotel stands apart from the other businesses participating in the Gauteng Responsible Tourism Challenge. Most of the other participating businesses are B&B’s or guesthouses and are much smaller than Soweto Hotel. The closest in size is Orchards Executive accommodation that has 21 rooms compared to Soweto Hotel’s 48.

Hotels & responsible tourism – so many challenges, so many opportunities

Soweto Hotel stands apart from the other businesses participating in the Gauteng Responsible Tourism Challenge. Most of the other participating businesses are B&B’s or guesthouses and are much smaller than Soweto Hotel. The closest in size is Orchards Executive accommodation that has 21 rooms compared to Soweto Hotel’s 48.