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ISSUE 04 – APRIL 2016


01 | PDF | Front Cover.
02 | PDF | Contents.
03 | PDF | Mozambique Collection (Sponsor).
04 | PDF | Accreditation.
05 | PDF | Cover Story. By Guest Editor, Mandlakazi Skefile.
06 | PDF | Explore Nelson Mandela Bay.
08 | PDF | Where to Stay in NMB: Beach Stay – Pine Lodge Resort
09 | PDF | Where to Stay in NMB: City Stay – The Hub Boutique Hotel
10 | PDF | Where to Stay in NMB: Lagoon Stay – Rivers Edge Guesthouse
11 | PDF | Where to Stay in NMB: Beach Stay – Brookes Hill Suites
12 | PDF | Where to Stay in NMB: City Stay – Cape Flame Guesthouse
13 | PDF | Where to Stay in NMB: Bush Stay – Kuzuko Lodge
14 | PDF | What to Do in E.Cape: UnTouched Adventures
15 | PDF | What to Do in E.Cape: Stormsriver Adventures
16 | PDF | Eastern Cape Feature Sponsors.
18 | PDF | SATSA Market Intelligence Report. By Martin Janse van Vuuren.
19 | PDF | Get a Dietz Hurrican Lantern with compliments of @LSC_SA
Congratulations to our March 2016 winner: Chantelle the Tour Guide.
20 | PDF | Case Study: The Boardwalk’s Environmental Sustainability.
21 | PDF | Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve (Sponsor).
22 | PDF | Event Review: 2016 ASEAN Tourism Forum. By Tessa Buhrmann.
24 | PDF | Organic Food for Conscious Conferencing. By Des Langkilde.
26 | PDF | Property Profile: Travessia Beach Lodge, Mozambique.
28 | PDF | African Cuisine. By Bennet Otoo.
32 PDF | The CPA: Cancellations & Non-Refundable Deposits – Part 3. By Adv Louis Nel.
33 PDF | Food in Tourism Marketing. By Dr. Peter E. Tarlow.
34 | PDF | Understanding Tourism Insurance – Part 5: The Road Accident Fund.


The April issue cover features the Donkin Memorial in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. This memorial pyramid was erected in 1820, and the Hill Lighthouse next to the memorial was built in 1861.

It’s an appropriate image considering that heritage and culture are key components to Nelson Mandela Bay as a tourism destination, to such a degree that the region (Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage, Despatch and Colchester) has been named after Nelson Mandela, which makes it the only geographical area that has been allowed to retain Madiba’s name and possesses qualities that resonate with that of South Africa’s beloved hero.

As a destination marketing body, Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism (NMBT) is honoured to introduce, and to be featured in, this month’s edition of Tourism Tattler.

I encourage readers to experience the world-class quality service provided by our accommodation and activity establishments listed on pages 08 to 17. The commitment by NMBT members to promote and conserve a sustainable environment and community, while reducing waste and energy consumption in Port Elizabeth is a prime example of quality tourism services (read more on page 20).

Moving on to my favourite subject, namely food, the feature stories on Organic Food for Conscious Conferencing (page 24), African Cuisine (page 28), and Food in Tourism Marketing (page 32) are of particular interest.

Yours in Tourism,
Mandlakazi Skefile
Guest Editor
CEO, Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism

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