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 The tourism Meetings Africa 2014

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The tourism Meetings Africa 2014

Latitude has been building up to it and finally this week the tourism business world flooded the Sandton Convention Centre for the bigger and better Meetings Africa 2014. And the Latitude team spoke to South African Minister of Tourism, Marthinus Van Schalkwyk, to get his take on this important event, and the outlook for the tourism landscape in general.

 The beauty of golfing courses

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The beauty of golfing courses

Our golfing journey continues down the coast of the Western Cape, before we head up North to the home of the Legends. The one stand out feature with all these courses is just strikingly beautiful; Latitude spoke to a man who's made a career out of documenting this beauty Grant Leversha.

 S.Africa the golf tourism destination of choice

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S.Africa the golf tourism destination of choice

South Africa is known as being a sporting nation, with the success of hosting the 2010 World Cup doors opened up for other sports tourism opportunities. 2011 saw South Africa being named the golf tourism destination of choice. This week we travel around the country looking at the excellent golf tourism offering the country has and Latitude speak to Thabiso Magodielo, Chairman of the South African Golf Tourism Association.

 Latitude tempting town: Zebula

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Latitude tempting town: Zebula

Golf has been the order of the day, and we continue our golfing journey now as we head to Zebula. Staying in the Limpopo area this week's tempting town is Zebula, the home to a famous hot spring resort, and a popular weekend getaway.

 Latitude tempting town: Knysna

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Latitude tempting town: Knysna

Located on the Garden route of South Africa Knysna has grown from a frontier timber settlement into a key tourism hot spot. With its lush parks, lakes and beautiful beaches there is much to see and do in this idle beach town.

 Unfolding the cradle of humankind

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Unfolding the cradle of humankind

On this week's show Latitude's journey begins at Maropeng were the community is benefiting from the world famous discoveries that have been made here

 Department of tourism launches the Madiba legacy map

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Department of tourism launches the Madiba legacy map

Latitude is in the Magaliesburg this week and one of the great finds the team made was a sanctuary for elephants and monkeys, where unlike a zoo, visitors get to have hands-on encounters with these animals. But moving away from the gentle giants to a man that has a giant legacy. It has been less than four months since South Africa's former president passed away, and in honouring his sacrifice the department of tourism has launched the Madiba legacy map, which invites travellers from all walks of life to follow in his footsteps.

 Identifying the oldest bones in the world

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Identifying the oldest bones in the world

The team were given the privilege of a private viewing and explanation of the oldest bones in the world, by Dr Bonita De Klerk from the Evolutionary Studies Institute at Wits University. Most people that see the bones in museums are looking at exact replicas but these are the real deal. Latitude caught up with Professor Lee Burger about his career changing find.

 Latitude tempting town: Magaliesburg

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Latitude tempting town: Magaliesburg

Now this week the team was in the Magaliesburg region, which is thought off as the county side of the bustling Gauteng province. To get away from all the noise of the city the area boasts a number of weekend spots, but none as impressive as the Mount Grace Country House. This week's tempting town is undoubtedly the area that houses this impressive country house. Magaliesburg is a tiny town with a lot of potential, to get here the team took a scenic train ride.

 Latitude tempting town: Sodwana Bay

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Latitude tempting town: Sodwana Bay

Within ISimangaliso is Maputaland Coastal Forest were the Latitude team stopped off, to explore Rocktail Beach Camp. This week's tempting town is located within the ISimangaliso Wetlands Park, Sodwana Bay tells the story of tourism upliftment.

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