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Prepare for a Virtual Journey of Discovery to Reunion Island

A posse of top international and South African bloggers and online media are preparing to head to Reunion Island from 26 June-3 July 2014 where they will absorb the island’s extensive diversity, easy lifestyle and warm hospitality to share with the wanderlust-dusted eyes of the world through the storytelling hashtag #gotoreunion.

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WIN A #secretsunday Getaway With Old Mac Daddy

Want to spend a Sunday evening eating good food, drinking good wine and sleeping in one of Old Mac Daddy’s custom Airstream trailers? Of course you do!

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A brand new tourism blog for Réunion Island; launches today; on the eve of an international and South African blog trip to Réunion Island (26 June – 3 July 2014).

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The Show is on in Reunion Island

At 1:35 am on the 21st of June, tourists on the French Indian Ocean Islands La Reunion witnessed a spectacle many had been waiting to see for some time. The Piton de la Fournaise volcano erupted.


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We offer strategic development and implementation. We don't like to develop a strategy and walk away – we prefer to assist with the implementation, too, and deliver tangible results.

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Thought leadership

Destinate is known for its thought leadership. Chief Destineer Mariëtte du Toit-Helmbold is well-known in South African and international tourism circles for her strategic insights, public speaking and leadership, particularly in the spheres of tourism at large, responsible tourism, new markets, digital marketing, brand innovation and destination marketing.

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In today's competitive world of international travel, developing and building brands that are unique and stand out from the crowd is more important than ever. We're there to help, with a hefty portfolio of international tourism brand-building experience behind us.

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PR & communications are fast evolving in today's increasingly globalised, inter-connected world. We help you to see opportunities and to market your destination or organisation in effective, punchy ways that get your message through.

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Most of your customers are now online, or if not, will be soon. What they say about you and to each other is crucial. We are expert at guiding conversations and growing communities around tourism brands.

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It's not enough to envision your future as an organisation or have a strategy – you need accurate roadmaps to get there. You also need the right vehicles and the right drivers. Destinate can assist with these aspects of organisational design and change management.

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