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Africa’s craft trade: opportunity or exploitation?

In South Africa, the growing craft economy is providing a way for women in poor rural communities to achieve financial self-sufficiency

African nations seek to do business without borders

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement seeks to create an economic alliance between African nations. One area that’s particularly ripe for collaboration is tourism

Cape Town, South Africa

With the imposing Table Mountain as a backdrop, a refined coastline and thought-provoking history, Cape Town is a well-rounded destination that any traveller will enjoy

Cape Town Convention Centre

Cape Town, as one of the world’s hottest global cities, provides business travellers with an ideal place to work, play and explore

Tracing Mandela’s footsteps: a journey through South Africa

Since Nelson Mandela’s death, tourists from across the globe have travelled to South Africa to pay their respects. BD traces the leader’s life across the country

The centre of attention

Conveniently located in the heart of Sandton Business District to the North of Johannesburg is the iconic Hilton Sandton – the ideal base for travellers on business and our pleasure to name Best Business Hotel, South Africa, 2012

Breaking with convention

Word Heritage sites, endangered rhinos and exquisite beaches; this stunning and unexpected business destination has it all. KwaZulu-Natal is our Best Destination for MICE in Africa, 2012


South Africa’s best conference facilities

A versatile venue for anything from sporting events to safari, welcome to the East London International Convention Centre – South Africa’s latest and greatest convention destination


Where to escape business in South Africa

There’s a wealth of opportunity for the business traveller in South Africa, but with its breathtaking scenery, sumptuous wine and vibrant city nightlife, there are also plenty of reasons to escape the office says Carlos Cuzme


The scramble for Africa

The new colonialists – How China and Brazil are locked in a trade battle for Africa’s rich resources

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Mice to know you

Global Manager of Business Tourism at South Africa Tourism, Nomasonto Ndlovu discusses why South Africa is the continent’s new travel epi-centre and our Best Destination for MICE – Africa


Where the wild things are

To embark on a safari expedition in Africa doesn’t have the exotic twang it used to. Still, the allure of this form of tourism is undeniable, while it also helps to provide funding for vital wildlife preservation. Emma Holmqvist looks at some of the most notable safari locales