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NEWS ROUND-UP IN THE PICTURE: Talk is a blast


Former US astronaut Nicole Stott has kicked off a series of talks by inspirational speakers for Travel Counsellors. The first ‘TC Talks’ at the company’s Manchester base


was attended by 100 travel counsellors and support staff, and was followed by an evening event for agents from across the region at the Manchester Malmaison. Stott discussed her career and the introduction of


new training at the Kennedy Space Center. She spent more than 100 days in space as a flight


engineer and mission specialist, and participated in the first live Twitter discussion from space in 2009. Stott is pictured with Andrew Pilkington of


Althams Travel in Rawtenstall and Kelsey Oakes of Althams Travel in Accrington.


South Africa douses fears about water in Cape Town


Juliet Dennis juliet.dennis@travelweekly.co.uk


South African Tourism is urging the trade to reassure clients travelling to Cape Town that the city is “open for business” despite a water crisis.


The tourist board has set up a


website, waterwesterncape.com, with information about the water shortage and guidelines for visitors to ensure they use water responsibly. Chief executive Sisa Ntshona


said: “It would be irresponsible not to tell people to travel to Cape Town. We are open for business. “The experience and service


they are used to is there, but we want tourists to be mindful of the acute water shortage and fall in line with the guidelines.” Cape Town and some


surrounding areas have been suffering a drought for three years. From February 1, water consumption was restricted to 50 litres per person per day. Tourists still have access to drinking water


NEWS IN BRIEF


Man admits in court to killing Tui’s Cassie Hayes


A man charged with murdering Tui agent Cassie Hayes has admitted killing her unlawfully, Liverpool Crown Court heard. Hayes died in hospital after being attacked at Tui’s Southport store on January 13. Andrew Burke, 30, of Vincent Street, St Helens, appeared via video link. The hearing was adjourned until April 9 when Burke is expected to enter pleas.


Princess sailing in Alaska to star in ITV’s The Cruise


NTSHONA: Tourist chief urges visitors to be ‘mindful of water shortage’ 50


Number of litres of water people are allowed to use daily


and showers, recommended to be no longer than 90 seconds. A much-publicised ‘Day Zero’,


when the authority will cut the regular water supply, is earmarked for June 2. The inner-city area


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where many hotels are located will not be affected. Ntshona said UK bookings had not dipped and stressed that the shortage was a global issue related


to climate change. ● A travel alert over terrorist activity in South Africa was issued by the Foreign Office this week after the kidnapping of two South African-British dual nationals. The FCO’s updated advice said there was an increased risk of kidnap of British nationals by extremists linked to Daesh (Isis).


A Princess Cruises sailing in Alaska will feature in the fourth series of ITV’s The Cruise. The first episode of The Cruise: Voyage to Alaska will air next Thursday (March 1) at 8.30pm. The three-episode series follows crew and travellers on the 3,100-berth Star Princess ship.


Wyndham to sell European rental division for $1.3bn


Wyndham Worldwide is to sell its European vacation rental business to Platinum Equity for about $1.3 billion. Platinum has entered into a 20-year agreement to pay a royalty fee of 1% of net revenue to Wyndham for the right to use the ‘by Wyndham Vacation Rentals’ brand.


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