• Where are tourism’s Titans, and why is the tail wagging the dog?

    I am fortunate to have known some of the titans of South Africa’s tourism industry — Sol Kerzer of Southern Sun & Sun International, Hans Enderle of City Lodge, David Jack of the V&A Waterfont (who I worked with for 25 years) and many others.  I miss people like them in today’s tourism industry.  <!– […]

  • Poor Johannesburg!

    In the Western Cape, we see tourism marketing being depoliticised in efforts to make it more efficient and focused (see here), while Cape Town Tourism ups the bar to be more relevant and represent the interests of the industry and its members more effectively. In Johannesburg — the country’s largest city and the main gateway…