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Kathy Bergs, General Manager of FTT said, “The inclusion of Pakamisa Lodge into the Fair Trade Tourism family furthers our growth into KZN and provides a lovely geographic spread into the northeastern part of the province, particularly for travelers en route to Swaziland or the southern Kruger National Park. We are very excited to announce their FTT-certification”.
Fair Trade Tourism (FTT), a non-profit organisation that promotes responsible tourism in southern Africa and beyond, has recently launched the FTT Tourism Service Provider Register.
Whalesong Lodge, a small intimate guesthouse perched on top of the rugged De Kelders Cliffs overlooking the picturesque Walker Bay, recently joined the list of FTT-certified businesses.
South Africa’s leading responsible tourism NGO, Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa (FTTSA), is changing its name to Fair Trade Tourism (FTT) in order to signal the intention of becoming a regional responsible tourism certification programme.
Bronkhorstspruit’s Kungwini Guest House shows its commitment to fair and responsible tourism by becoming certified by Fair Trade in Tourism (FTTSA).
Fair Trade Tourism South Africa (FTT) has recently certified two businesses in the Dinokeng area; Kwagga’s Pride and Kwalata Game Ranch. These two businesses are expected to be the first in a long row of businesses in the area working toward FTT certification as part of a campaign by Gauteng Tourism Authority (GTA) called “Travel with a Conscience”.
Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa (FTTSA) has recently certified its first ever property in the tourism hotspot of Oudtshoorn. De Zeekoe Guest Farm is an owner-managed African farm that offers a variety of accommodation types ,from stylish suites to rustic waterfront chalets with both catered and self-catering options.