“We are ready to host the world!” exclaimed South African Tourism Chairperson, Jabu Mabuza, at the official opening of Indaba 2009 last night. Indaba, one of the top three travel shows in the world, opened in Durban yesterday with the launch of South African Tourism’s 2010 FIFA World Cup welcoming campaign. Reaching more than 600[…]
As one of the lucky visitors attending this year’s Travel Indaba in Durban, South Africa, we look forward to experiencing the throngs of product owners, fantastic exhibitions and many cocktail parties. Indaba brings together a showcase of southern African tourism products and services for the international travel trade. In addition to the dedicated following of[…]
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Just back from his TwiTrip to Paris, a trip based entirely on live tweeted tips and suggestions, I interviewed Benji Lanyado: @BrilliantTips: Did you find yourself waiting around for replies after tweeting your requests? @benjilanyado: At first, a bit, yes. For about 20 minutes I was waiting for suggestions outside the Gare du Nord, chatting[…]
Now, well into his TwiTrip to Paris based entirely on live tweeted tips and suggestions, it’s time to eat dinner and @benjilanyado tweets, “ok, next leg of the #TwiTrip: dinner. Pref in between Belleville and Place de Clichy (Montmartre). Hint: steak, red wine, not too expensive .” We recommended Un Zebre a Montmartre, 38 rue[…]
“See you in Paris…where I am at your mercy!” These were the final words this morning from Benji Lanyado when his train departed St. Pancras and his TwiTrip began. Upon his arrival at Gare du Nord, he tweeted right away. “Let’s begin. Looking for somewhere good to eat *near the Gare du Nord*. Any ideas?[…]
Benji Lanyado is going to Paris and he hasn’t planned much in advance. Why? Because he’s taking a Twit Trip. He plans to take his entire trip based on live tweeted tips and suggestions. Leaving it all up to the Twitterati, he states, “I’m going to leave it to the tweetosphere.” Early this morning (early[…]