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21 October 2008TFCA Investment Conference

SPEECH BY MARTHINUS VAN SCHALKWYK , MINISTER OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS AND TOURISM, AT THE TFCA INVESTMENT CONFERENCE, SANDTON SUN HOTEL, JOHANNESBURG, TUESDAY 21 OCTOBER 2008INTRODUCTIONAs we gather h

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15 October 2008SA and Swaziland drop fences to form Transfrontier Park

CONSTRUCTION is already under way on the first Transfrontier Park in the Lubombo Transfrontier Area and if everything goes according to plan, tourists could to stay there by 2010.Tourism ministers fro

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9 October 2008Tourism college is giving needy women a break

A UNIQUE women's-only tourism college in Graaff-Reinet takes 90 women every year from the townships and rural villages of southern Africa and turns them into professionals who are ready to enter the m

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17 September 2008Focus on conservation for 2010

THE 2010 Fifa soccer World Cup will not only see South Africa benefit by hosting this mammoth event, but also from sharing the benefits aimed at regional development by making a concerted effort to pr

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12 September 2008Elephant Coast celebrates tourism

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26 August 2008Ongeluksnek Nature Reserve opens

The Ongeluksnek Nature Reserve, situated along the Southern Drakensberg in the Eastern Cape, officially opened last month.The reserve forms part of the Maloti-Drakensberg Transfrontier Park (MDTP) and

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1 August 2008Explore Parque Nacional do Limpopo in your 4x4 and make an impact!

Inaugural event: 19 - 23 September 2008For the first time 4x4 enthusiasts have the opportunity to explore a national park and at the same time participate in a census that will have a meaningful impac

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31 July 2008Toyota supports Peace Parks Foundation

The establishment of transfrontier conservation areas is an exemplary process of partnerships between governments and the private sector. While the main players are the relevant governments and their

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29 July 2008Special Consultative Status for Peace Parks Foundation

Peace Parks Foundation is delighted with the news that the United Nations' Economic and Social Council, at its Subtantive Session of July 2008, granted Special Consultative Status to Peace Parks Found

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19 July 2008Mr Joaquim Chissano a Board Member

Mr Joaquim Chissano, former President of the Republic of Mozambique, has honoured Peace Parks Foundation by accepting to become a member of its Board of DirectorsThe development of southern Africa's p

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