Travelling to South Africa
Tourism Month was launched in Limpopo, where Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom announced that R100-million had been invested in the sector. He encouraged all South Africans to become proud ambassadors through travel, which will engender a sense of pride and belonging.
To address the hiccups caused by the most recent amendments to South Africa's immigration
legislation, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is to lead a new inter-ministerial committee. The
changes concern travel requirements for minors under the age of 18.
Conservationist and head of iSimangaliso Wetland Park Andrew Zaloumis has been awarded
World Wildlife Fund South Africa's 2015 Living Planet Award for his inspirational conservation
work and his role in the economic turnaround of the prestigious KwaZulu-Natal nature reserve.
Cape Town's Hotel Verde has been given its second international environmental design
certification, making it the most eco-friendly hotel in the world. It offers an entirely carbon-
neutral hotel stay for guests and an eco-friendly working environment for staff.
A professional photographer got lucky when he was on safari in the Kruger National Park. Arno Pietersen managed to capture a magnificent jumping kudu bull and the images have left an impression on those who have seen them.
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