News Archive February 2015

News In And Around Limpopo

Provincial Wetlands Day Celebrations to Take Place at Nylsvley Nature Reserve

NYLSVLEY NATURE RESERVE; LIMPOPO: MEC for LEDET Seaporo Sekoati to lead the Provincial Wetlands Day celebrations at Nylsvley Nature Reserve in Limpopo on the 6th February 2015, World Wetlands Day is an annual event that commemorates the signing of the Convention on Wetlands which took place on 02 February 1971, in the Iranian City of Ramsar. The Ramsar Convention is an intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national acti

on and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources.

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Minister Hanekom to host global tourism leaders

Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), and David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), will this week visit several iconic sites in South Africa as guests of the Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom.

Both leaders are attending the International Institute for Peace through Tourism symposium this week.

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Tourism growth must be inclusive and resource efficient, says Minister

Unbridled tourism growth counters one of tourism key aspirations: cultivating sustainable and peaceful communities. For this reason, tourism growth must be inclusive and tourism must be practised ethically.

These were some of the insights Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom, shared on Monday night when addressing the welcome reception ahead of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) symposium, which takes place this week.

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We need to tell our good stories, says WTTC president

The tourism industry is driving peace, prosperity and progress around the world but it needs to share its inspirational stories about the good work that is being done.

This is the message David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), gave to delegates gathered at the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) symposium, which was held recently in Johannesburg.

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