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Dreaming of One Day in the Western Cape, the Garden Route

Dreaming of One Day in the Western Cape, the...

While travel is on pause, we can still enjoy a virtual day out. Take in the sights of the lush Garden Route, from scenic walks through Robberg Nature Reserve and the Tsitsikamma Forest to sundowners along the Bitou River, with ...more

Posted: June 2nd, 2020

Song: Pieter Smith – Plettenbergbaai

Song: Pieter Smith – Plettenbergbaai

South African singer/songwriter Pieter Smith paints a nostalgic picture of Plettenberg Bay in this music video about his visits to the coastal town. Many familiar local faces appear throughout. Plett locals, how many do you ...more

Posted: June 2nd, 2020

Good news from the WC Dept of Tourism

Good news from the WC Dept of Tourism

Dear Partners in tourism, Good news from the WC Dept of Tourism I am happy to advise that Minister of Tourism Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi- Ngubane shared during a media briefing on the 30th of May 2020 that as of the 1st of June ...more

Posted: June 1st, 2020

Watch a Great White Shark of Robberg’s side of the story

Watch a Great White Shark of Robberg’s...

This fun, lighthearted video is the story, as told, by a Great White Shark of Robberg in Plettenberg Bay, on the southern coast of South Africa. According to the videographer, Lacey Williams... "Created a class ...more

Posted: May 27th, 2020

COVID-19 Small Industrial Finance Distress Fund

COVID-19 Small Industrial Finance Distress Fu...

R300 million COVID-19 Small Industrial Finance Distress Fund The IDC has established a R300-million Covid-19 Small Industrial Finance Distress Fund to assist qualifying IDC clients, as well as new clients, that have been ...more

Posted: May 26th, 2020

Exploring ways to bring relief to the people and businesses of greater Bitou

Exploring ways to bring relief to the people...

From the CEO’s desk Dear members of the Plett Tourism Industry, Marius Venter, CEO Plett Tourism I would like to start this letter by extending my very sincere gratitude to each one of you for the role you are playing ...more

Posted: May 26th, 2020

Watch: How a town came together to help feed their people

Watch: How a town came together to help feed...

Food is life, and all life is sacred. If we're going to save the lives of our people, we need to feed them. No life is worth losing and no mouths should have to go hungry because of the corona-virus pandemic. The people ...more

Posted: May 26th, 2020

Lockdown Level 3 Guidelines

Lockdown Level 3 Guidelines

On 01 June 2020, South Africa will move to Lockdown Level 3. Make sure you follow the new regulations and guidelines to minimize the spread of COVID-19. ...more

Posted: May 26th, 2020

Social distancing a major concern in Kwano and joggers need safer spaces to exercise

Social distancing a major concern in Kwano an...

Wandisile’s Plett A blog by Wandisile Sebezo. Social distancing is a major concern in Kwano and joggers need safer spaces to exercise As someone who stays in a township I know first-hand how social distancing and ...more

Posted: May 22nd, 2020

How to screen your staff for COVID-19

How to screen your staff for COVID-19

Checklist to screen your staff for COVID-19 Garden Route District Municipality has compiled a screening guideline template for businesses to use when screening their staff and workers as they return to the workplace. ...more

Posted: May 21st, 2020

Restaurant Safe Operating Procedures for COVID-19

Restaurant Safe Operating Procedures for COVI...

RASA document on Safe Operating Procedures during COVID-19 The Restaurant Association of South Africa (RASA) in conjunction with IHSS Group has created a document to provide restaurants across South Africa with guidelines ...more

Posted: May 21st, 2020

International tourism faces deepest crisis in history

International tourism faces deepest crisis in...

International tourism faces deepest crisis in history The world is facing an unprecedented global health, social and economic emergency due to the COVID- 19 pandemic. Travel and tourism is among the most affected ...more

Posted: May 19th, 2020