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Two incredible sights on two different sides of the world. #NorthernLights or #SouthernLightsinstagram.com/p/BaYhiaOnGMn/
 
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Ever thought about exploring Australia's Northern Territory? It's not all about #ayersrockinstagram.com/p/BaWhmrHHABu/
 
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Exciting times Kirsty! 😍😍😍 twitter.com/kirstyteasdale…
 
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Three beautiful sights, three incredible sunsets. We want to know, where you go for the… instagram.com/p/BaTg0kPnjPl/
 
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A soothing sight for Sunday, imagine the relaxing sounds at the Plitvice Lakes in Croatia for our #DailyEscape pic.twitter.com/RnYnyu6V0c
 
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We're off to Queensland's Rainbow Beach for today's #DailyEscape It's a way to go, but boy is it worth it! #Traveltwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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Fancy heading to the Big Apple in style? Stay at the 5* Carlyle and start 2018 right! #DealOfTheDaytwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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We've got that #FridayFeeling and thinking holidays! So where to this Winter? The sunshine of #Australia or the ma… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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Playa Manuel Antonio in Costa Rica is our #DailyEscape today, with soft sands & idyllic views of lush greenery and… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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Hans Christian Andersen put it well, don't you think? #Travel #TBT #TravelQuotes #LuxuryTravelinstagram.com/p/BaJMznmnlf4/
 
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#DealOfTheDay Save 60% at Sandals Barbados & experience luxury and romance staying in a Crystal Lagoon Suite! Call… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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Here's some #WanderlustWednesday inspiration for you... Visit the surfer's paradise of Su Giudeu beach, you won't… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
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Looking for some winter sun inspiration? Try Cambodia and you could find yourself here, on Koh… instagram.com/p/BaD8nSjnQEo/
 

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Something for everyone as tourism booms in South Africa

South Africa is emerging as a major player on the world tourism map, with a growth of 10.2 per cent in international visitors over 2012, significantly higher than the overall global growth of 4 per cent. South Africa’s growth has been notable for its increase in visitors from outside Africa, which grew by 15.1 per cent in the last year. The UK is still the biggest provider of visitors flying to South Africa overall, with 438,000 visits hailing from the UK in 2012. Regional director of South African Tourism for Europe and the UK, Bashni Muthaya, was quick to thank the UK for its continued support, but also felt there was more to be done to promote South Africa to its full potential, and open the eyes of tourists to its many diverse offerings. Muthaya stated “There are still fundamental misconceptions, particularly about South Africa not being good value for money and about safety and security. People don't seem to know that South Africa offers budget and affordable accommodation but instead see it as a luxury destination. That's not true.” Muthaya also said that South African authorities have been working hard to ensure that safety measures are in place, so that tourists can enjoy South Africa without worrying about security. South Africa is keen to shake off some misconceptions and emerge as a destination for all tastes. Muthaya believes that the country offers far more than the safari it is famed for, with great culture, food and drink and adventure tourism offerings. As the world catches on to all that this divers country has to offer, the boom in South African tourism looks set to stay. Image sources: 1 2
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