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Pine Lodge George Self Catering Accommodation refurbishment completion

Self Catering Accommodation Lodge, Pine Lodge George, South Africa recently announced the completion of a major refurbishment to the establishment to the total value of £175,000.
Pine Lodge George, a 3 star accommodation establishment located at the heart of the Garden Route South Africa caters for business and leisure travellers alike, wanting to explore the Garden Route and surroundings. A firm favourite with sport teams, clubs and organizations nationwide.
As part of the refurbishment, the rooms will be completely revamped; from light fittings to Kitchen table tops and the inclusion of Kitchen utensils. The conference rooms were also given to a makeover, making Pine Lodge George, the ideal venue for small to medium sized conferences.
According to John …

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Southern African Development Community Summit to combat threat of piracy in Seychelles

VICTORIA, Mahe – Seychelles Vice President, Mr. Danny Faure, and a Seychelles delegation have successfully lobbied for Southern African Development Community (SADC) recognition of the threat that piracy poses to the region at the 30th SADC Jubilee Summit of Heads of State and Government that took place in Windhoek, Namibia, last week.
The SADC communiqué that emerged from the summit not only recognizes the economic and security threat that piracy has on Seychelles, Mauritius, and Tanzania but it also calls for a team of technical experts to be sent to the affected countries to evaluate the extent of the threat and the damage done in order to recommend appropriate measures.
“We were able to put the issue …

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The future of tourism in South Africa beyond 2010

The year 2010 represents a golden opportunity for South Africa as a nation to win not just on the football field as host nation of the 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP, but on the global tourism stage. The reality, however, is that the end of the 2010 Games do not mark the end of the work, they mark the beginning. And for Destination South Africa, the tourism industry is firmly in extra time.
As stated by Mr. Jabu Mabuza, chairman of South African Tourism: “2010 is a year of immense importance for South Africa. Following six years of commitment and significant investment by all South Africans towards delivery of a successful 2010 FIFA World Cup – the …

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Maritime highways key to African regional development

VICTORIA, Mahe – The Seychelles delegation at the 28th COMESA Council of Ministers Meeting, in Swaziland this week, has highlighted the need for regional economic communities such as COMESA to strengthen and promote the development of maritime links and exchanges to complement the infrastructural development also being undertaken on the continent.
In his intervention at the council meeting, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam, has stressed that the goal of regional integration can only be successful if all areas of the trading chain can be developed and if appropriate investment in infrastructure is secured. In addition, Minister Adam stated that that there is a need for the preservation of the current legal trading arrangements that …

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