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World Travel Market Africa 2017

Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront closing pool to help save water

The Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront announced that it is closing the hotel's swimming pool until further notice, due to the proposed level 4 water restrictions...

4 hours ago

Cape Town to combat tourism seasonality with golf festival

The City of Cape Town in partnership with key industry role players will embark on a series of initiatives to boost Cape Town's tourism numbers during the winter and address the multiple challenges associated with seasonality...

3 hours ago

Airbnb responds to FEDHASA concerns regarding "non-compliance"

FEDHASA CEO, Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, recently expressed concern regarding Airbnb's "non-compliance", stressing the importance for all accommodation providers to abide by the same set of rules. Airbnb responds...

8 hours ago

The importance of travel insurance uncovered

Whether you are a domestic traveler or embarking on an international trip the various travel insurance options can seem unnecessary but more often than not it becomes a matter of, “Oh, I wish, I had.”

By Konrad Laker 7 hours ago

La Petite Colombe to open in Franschhoek

The iconic La Colombe's new La Petite Colombe is replacing The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Français in Franschhoek and will open its doors on Tuesday, 1 August...

7 hours ago

#WomensMonth is not important

“Women's Month is not important if it means we only pay attention to women's issues for 31 days of the year." - Moyin Oloruntoba...

Issued by 1 day ago

FEDHASA calls for intervention in non-compliance of Airbnb

FEDHASA CEO, Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, expressed concern regarding Airbnb's "non-compliance" and called on the government to intervene in order to ensure the online platform becomes industry compliant...

1 day ago

Harnessing the power of technology to benefit African tourism businesses

Using technology to connect African nations through tourism will grow the continent's economy and improve its competitiveness with other global tourist destinations...

By Josephine Wawira 1 day ago

uShaka continues to shine

The eThekwini Municipality will continue to invest in uShaka Marine World and is actively exploring public private sector partnerships that can add exciting new attractions to Africa's largest marine theme park...

Issued by uShaka Marine World 1 day ago

Marriott to strengthen Indian Ocean position with debut of Ritz-Carlton in Zanzibar

The hotel will be part of the Amber Resort complex expected to be the largest mixed-use development in Africa occupying approximately 1,750 hectares of pristine Indian Ocean coastline in the northeast of the island...

2 days ago

Lily's adds a touch of whimsy to Seapoint strip

Lily's, The Kove Collection's new edition and latest eatery gracing the Mouille Point ‘Golden Mile is all kinds of whimsy...

By Ruth Cooper 2 days ago

VOASA responds to commissioner's address on vacation ownership inquiry

Following the address made by Commissioner Ebrahim Mohamed at the launch of the public inquiry into the vacation ownership industry, VOASA has responded saying that it will continue to offer its full support...

2 days ago

Freedom to roam: Sweden listed itself on Airbnb

Every lake is your infinity pool, every mountaintop your granite terrace, every meadow becomes a garden and every forest a pantry filled with mushrooms and berries...

2 days ago

Nine global trends in food and beverage

Globally, food and beverage are playing an increasingly important role in the reason people visit shopping centres...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

SA can now boast most punctual low-cost carrier in the world

South Africans can scratch “delayed flights” off their lists of things to complain about after two of the country's low-cost airlines were ranked in the top ten most punctual in 2016...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 3 days ago

Food24 on the hunt for South Africa's hot, new ‘Super Chef'

Food24, one of Africa's biggest food websites, is searching for a new generation of super-talented young chefs in their online culinary competition - NextGen...

Issued by 3 days ago

Tourism: SA is back in vogue

TOURISM rebounded to a remarkable extent last year after former Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba's visa restrictions were amended....

3 days ago

Five global retreats every entrepreneur should attend

As an entrepreneur, you're always watching for the next great conference or retreat to attend. If you love to travel and see the world, here are five ideas for your next entrepreneurial adventure...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 3 days ago

Kruger National Park advises anti-malarial measures for visitors

Due to the heavy rain received this year, the KNP is experiencing malaria cases, and has advised visitors to take precautionary measures against the disease...

19 May 2017

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Five fun things to do on a business trip to Australia

Now that business is taking you to Australia for a few days or weeks, are you thinking of catching some fun while handling business?

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 15 May 2017

Smoother connections with Qantas' new international transit lounge at Perth Airport

Construction is to begin on a new integrated domestic and international passenger precinct at Perth Airport. A new international wing will be located within the existing T3/T4 area, featuring a large outdoor deck with alfresco seating, a streamlined immigration and customs area, a new Duty-Free store and additional food and beverage outlets. According to Alan Joyce, Qantas group CEO, all of the airline's domestic flights, as well as services to Singapore, Auckland, and London would operate from the combined precinct.

11 May 2017

#WTMA17: When Just a Drop can make everything count

During the World Travel Market of 1998, Fiona Jeffery OBE, founded and launched Just a Drop, an initiative to help raise awareness on the importance of access to safe and sanitised water.

By Robin Fredericks 3 May 2017

Etihad Airways goes all-A380 on Abu Dhabi - Sydney route

As Etihad Airways marks the 10th anniversary of flying to Sydney, its first Australian destination, it has announced that all 14 weekly flights on the Abu Dhabi - Sydney route will be operated with its flagship A380 aircraft, effective 29 October. The current daily A380 Sydney flights will be joined by a second daily superjumbo service.

3 May 2017

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