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8 May 2006Revolutionary conservation area on track

THE first steps to establishing the much-vaunted Maloti-Drakensberg Transfrontier conservation area were taken yesterday with the signing of a precedent-setting memorandum of agreement.Representatives

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19 April 2006SADC univisa by 2008

Explore South Africa Foreword - April 2006It is the 26th year that Indaba, South African Tourism`s annual destination exhibition for international trade, will take place.Growth over the years has been

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28 March 2006Kalahari dreaming

The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, incorporating the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park, was officially opened in 2000 and is one of the most pristine conservation areas on earth.JUDI DAVIS REPORTS.FIRST-t

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28 March 2006Prof Willem van Riet's visit to Limpopo National Park

Prof Willem van Riet, CEO of Peace Parks Foundation, Mr Louis van Rensburg, Project Management Consultant, and Dr Frank Raimondo, Director of Peace Parks Foundation visited Limpopo National Park in Mo

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24 March 2006Lost Kingdom's route launched

The Mapungubwe Cultural Heritage Site in Limpopo is set to become a major component of one of Africa`s most spectacular tourism experiences.The so-called Route of Lost Kingdoms was officially launched

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27 February 2006More black people visit SA's nature reserves

MORE and more black South Africans are growing to enjoy the bush.In 2003, only four percent of the 3,4 million people who visited South Africa`s national parks were black.Last year, the figure leaped

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21 February 2006Red hot Richtersveld

There are moments of pure magic in life that are frozen forever in our minds. Our arrival at the new Tatasberg Wilderness Camp in the Richtersveld joined that most prized collection of memories.We've

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15 February 2006Financial Boost for LSDI

THE LEBOMBO Spatial Development Initiative (LSDI) has received an added boost with the announcement that it will receive an US$80m budget.The amount was agreed upon by the tourism and environmental mi

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10 January 2006Zimbabwe to relocate villagers for transfrontier park

ZIMBABWEAN authorities will relocate 700 families from villages in the southern districts of Chiredzi to make way for a transfrontier game reserve, an official said yesterday. "The 700 families will b

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5 January 2006Ban brings eco-tourists

TOURISM to rural coastal areas has increased significantly since the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism banned the use of four-wheel-drive vehicles on beaches.The ban, which was enacted t

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