Knysna, South Africa

Photo: FlowComm, Knysna Publisher’s note – Kudos to Greg Vogt and Martin Hatchuel for contributions to the wiki page that preceded this guide. We continue to update our guide to Knysna and the surrounding regions. Knysna is a historic town built around a beautiful estuary in South Africa. Headinesmillwood-mine-tourSlow Tourism RouteKnysna kicks off #knys1Tourism Needs …

Nelson Mandela

Photo: UN, 1990 We celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela (July 18, 1918 – December 5, 2013) on #MandelaDay, July 18. Nelson Mandel Day (July 18)mandeladay.comFacebookWikipedia Hashtags: #NelsonMandela FacebookNelson Mandela FlickrMandela Day Embedded Tweetshttps://twitter.com/Iziko_Museums/status/1280784796902440960https://twitter.com/spectatorindex/status/1094959242178551808 [email protected] Headlineshttp://www.mzansigirl.com/shadow-boxer-mandelaMadiba, I let you go10 of the most interesting things Nelson Mandela ever said – Washington PostNelson Mandela was Africa’s …

Parks and Recreation: Services for a Socially Just and Equitable Community

Photo: Brisbane Webinar Announcement: Parks and Recreation: Services for a Socially Just and Equitable Community, July 14, 1pm GMT, 6am PT Official spin: Parks, public spaces, and sport amenities are central to most communities and is always a hub of activity by children, youth, and adults. The COVID-19 pandemic with complete lockdown and social distancing …

South Africa Links

South Africa Flag Links related to South Africa in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesOn the importance of inclusivity and ecotourism – @Melanie_vanZylCanned lion hunting damaging Brand SASouth African Airways ‘is on verge of bankruptcy’ (2017)Convivium Table 2016What’s wrong with Tourism Day?!Khwa ttu San Spirit Discovered – @westcoastwaysa @KhwattuSanhttp://www.sabreakingnews.co.za/2015/09/07/sa-lags-behind-in-responsible-tourismJune 2015 (pdf)http://www.cannedlion.org/blog/saa-promoting-lion-parkhttp://www.southafrica.net/blog/en/posts/entry/10-coastal-towns-we-lovehttp://www.southafrica.net/blog/en/posts/entry/its-time-to-rethink-travel-e-tourism-africa-summit-2014Fred Brownell: The man who made South …

South Africa

Photo: Martin Heigan, Namaqualand Hello, Rainbow Nation. South Africa is bordered to the north lie Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe; to the east are Mozambique and Swaziland; while Lesotho is an independent country wholly surrounded by South African territory. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/6rZehjfxJju6X5zJ8 Annual Events September is Tourism Month in South Africa. July 18, Nelson Mandela Day …

Responsible Tourism in Cities 2011

Poster From the archives On May 5, 2011 the Responsible Tourism in Cities Conference took place in Durban, South Africa at the start of the Indaba tourism conference. The 2011 event was presented by The City of Cape Town in partnership with Cape Town Tourism and South African Tourism. Media partners included Planeta.com. BackgroundAbout 100 …

Maropeng, Cradle of Humankind

Photo: Flowcomm, Visitors’ Center The Maropeng Visitors Centre – maropeng.co.za – opened in 2005. The site comprises the Sterkfontein Caves, where about 35% of the world’s hominid fossils have been found. Maropeng means “the place where we come from.” The Cradle of Humankind is a paleoanthropological site about 50 km (31 mi) northwest of Johannesburg, …

Flow Communications

Twitter Avatar Elsewhere on the Web: Flow Communications – flowsa.com – a creative, passionate team of writers, PR specialists, designers and social media specialists and programmers who love what they do and who they do it with! Key Links flowsa.com Facebook Flickr @FlowComms https://www.onlinex.show/attend Background Flow Communications (Pty) Ltd is one of South Africa’s leading …

South African National Parks

Logo South African National Parks – sanparks.org – manages a system of 19 functional national parks in seven of the nine provinces of South Africa with a total area of just over 4 million hectares comprising 67% of the protected areas under state management. Key Links sanparks.org Podcasts Facebook @SANParks About us: SANParks is working …

Freedom Day in South Africa

Photo: GCIS, Freedom Day Celebrations at the Union Buildings, Pretoria. 2014 April 27 is Freedom Day in South Africa. Hashtag: #FreedomDay Elsewhere on the Web mzansigirl.com/freedom-day http://ewn.co.za/2016/04/26/Are-you-free-or-are-you-dom-freedom-day-quiz http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/freedom-day-celebrated-south-africa Embedded Tweets Not just a celebration, but rather a day of commemoration #FreedomDay http://t.co/0l521lVLGz pic.twitter.com/Ddr62QLsFf — Rachel's Angels (@RachelsAngels) April 27, 2015 Wikipedia Freedom Day Planeta.com South …