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Appel à candidatures pour Les Prix Africains du Tourisme Responsable 2018

La période de dépôt de candidatures pour la 4th édition de Les Prix Africains du tourisme responsable est désormais ouverte. La liste des lauréats sera dévoilée en february 2018, à l’occasion de la ARTA cérémonie de remise des prix qui se tiendra au WTM Africa en Afrique du Sud. La 4ème édition des Trophées Africains

2018-02-07T14:42:40+00:007 Feb 2018|Awards, Blog, Featured, Latest News|

#87litres winners to hit Cape Town

A couple of weeks ago, we ran a #87litres twitter competition with our friends at Responsible Cape Town @respCPT and Cape Town Pass @CapeTownPass.  To our delight, there were some pretty cool responses from all over South Africa.  @FTTourism, @DiBrown5 and @CCHotel grabbed the three top spots. Check out their tweets below. On Wednesday

2017-12-05T08:30:13+00:005 Dec 2017|Blog, Latest News|

Enter the #87litres Twitter competition

Enter our #87litres in the day of a tourist competition and win a fun-filled day visiting Cape Town attractions using the Cape Town Pass. Entering the competition is easy Tweet an example of how a tourism business in South Africa is saving water or encouraging water saving. Use the hashtag #87litres to make sure we see

2018-01-24T08:38:57+00:001 Nov 2017|Blog, Featured, Latest News|

Blood Lions and Coffee Shack Backpackers win the top spots at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2017

A hard-hitting documentary on the plight of lions in tourism and a small backpacker lodge with ample impact were announced Joint Overall Winners this afternoon at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2017 in Cape Town, sponsored by Wesgro. In a special ceremony at World Travel Market Africa 2017, Blood Lions and Coffee Shack took the coveted position of Overall Winner

2017-04-20T23:32:14+00:0020 Apr 2017|Awards, Blog, Latest News|

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+00:0019 Apr 2017|Blog, Latest News|

Meet Better Tourism Africa at WTM Africa 2017 #WTMA17

Better Tourism Africa tells and celebrates the stories of African tourism businesses that use tourism as a force for positive change, creating better places to live in and better places visit. Find us at stand W54 and discover our exhibition partners: WOW Zulu by Africa Ignite Ikhayalami (My Home) Hostel Experience Coffee Shack Backpackers Ilha Blue

2017-04-19T07:15:09+00:0019 Apr 2017|Events, Featured, Latest News|

Finalists for the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards revealed

A community-based camp located in remote Namibia, two backpackers and a mountain bike tour in the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Area are among the organisations selected as finalists for the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards (sponsored by Wesgro and organised by Better Tourism Africa). But who will take the top spots? With seven categories as well

2017-04-09T23:30:30+00:009 Apr 2017|Awards, Blog, Latest News, WTM Africa|

Acclaimed travel blogger Dawn Jorgensen to host #ARTA17

Travel blogger Dawn Jorgensen, aka as The Incidental Tourist, will host the 2017 African Responsible Tourism Awards ceremony on 20 April, at WTM Africa 2017. A conscious traveller with a deep love for Africa, its people and the environment, Dawn travels to learn more about the world that we live in. From gorilla trekking in Uganda,

2017-03-23T07:43:45+00:0023 Mar 2017|Latest News|