Posts Tagged: twitter

#MeetSouthAfrica – South African Tourism launches historic blogger campaign
May 3, 2013
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  Exciting times for travel bloggers – South African Tourism has launched its historic #MeetSouthAfrica travel bloggers campaign.  Following the great example of Cape Town Tourism’s #LoveCapeTown campaign, South African Tourism has decided to bring 15 international bloggers to experience our beautiful land. Check out the video invite above. The trip will see these bloggers cross […]
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Starting an African Travel movement
April 11, 2013
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  Its fairly obvious that I’m passionate about African travel and that I’m obsessed with sharing my love of Africa. I also love social media, Twitter in particular. So here’s my call to action: Creating an African travel movement Let’s create an African travel movement on Twitter. Lets share our stories of Africa, our destinations, our cultures, […]
Mzansi Music Fridays: Meeting FreshlyGround
August 31, 2012
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This week’s Mzansi Music Friday post is inspired by a contribution from my first guest blogger, Dutch journo Ellen van Ree, who shares her experience of meeting South Africa’s own FreshlyGround.   Before writing this post I must admit, I hadn’t listened to FreshlyGround in a while and I’d kind of forgot just how awesome they are. Honestly, […]
Feeling the love
August 9, 2012
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Still recovering after an awesome weekend in Cape Town for the Getaway Travel Blog Conference, but boy am I feeling the love! I left Cape Town exhausted, but incredibly inspired. I have received so much positive feedback on the blog at the conference. I’m still high on inspiration. If only I had the time to blog […]
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Why MzansiGirl?
August 1, 2012
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For those non-South Africans reading this Mzansi refers to South Africa and is derivative from the Xhosa word umzantsi, meaning south. I chose @MzansiGirl as my Twitter handle during the 2010 World Cup.   South Africans or anyone who visited South Africa during the World Cup knows how awesome it felt to be South African during that time. […]
Mango offers free tweets from the sky
August 1, 2012
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South African low cost carrier, Mango airlines and G-Connect are offering free tweets from the sky in August on Mango’s Johannesburg – Cape Town flights.   The initiative celebrates the end of Mango’s beta testing of its in-flight wifi service. According to Mango, Facebook and Twitter will be available at no cost (except for video uploads). Additionally all internet services […]
#LoveCapeTown – Cape Town Tourism crowdsources tips from locals
July 30, 2012
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As a tourism industry person, social media in tourism is a pet passion of mine.  So when I heard that Cape Town Tourism would be hosting four renowned international travel bloggers and crowdsourcing suggestions from Capetonians as to why they #LoveCapeTown, I was intrigued. The #LoveCapeTown campaign The campaign forms part of Cape Town Tourism‘s strategy to promote the destination across […]
Taking the plunge…
August 3, 2011
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So,  I’m finally taking the plunge and not letting this WordPress geek stuff intimidate me.  You’d think it wouldn’t be so difficult considering I’m a social bunny,  tweet a lot and am fairly active on social media.  Let me take a few deep breaths…Here it goes – my first post! I’ve been thinking about this […]