Tourism Trends 2017

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SA cities first in Africa to be included in GDS-Index

The Global Destination Sustainability Index is an innovative new way to measure the level of sustainability cities offer to MICE events (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, and Exhibitions) industry...

3 hours ago

Ten reasons why you should explore the Karoo in 2017

If you're looking for peace and quiet away from the busy city, then the Karoo should be right at the top of our travel wish list. Become immersed in a place of immense spaces, wide-angle horizons, craggy mountain ranges and starry skies...

By Jarred Manasse 5 hours ago

Fairview goats get a skywalk and playpark

35 years after its famous Goat Tower was first built, Fairview has introduced a new landmark attraction – South Africa's first skywalk and activity playpark for goats...

7 hours ago

The rise of the old school general manager

There's been something fundamental missing in this last decade of hotel management...

By Guy Stehlik 6 hours ago

Top six destinations for South African travellers in 2017

British Airways has made its list of the top six destinations for South African travellers in 2017:

3 days ago

Lavishly remastered Queen Mary 2 to dock in Cape Town

The Queen Mary 2 will sail into Table Bay and dock in Cape Town on 26 January 2017, the first stop on her world cruise after a £100-million remastering...

3 days ago

Why travellers to Zimbabwe should carry small denomination notes

South African business travellers to Zimbabwe should carry small denomination notes as they will receive change in bond notes which cannot be used outside Zimbabwe...

3 days ago

#BizTrends2017: Driving growth in African tourism

Africa was once perceived as relatively dangerous and expensive, with either luxury accommodation or poor quality hotels. Now people understand you can have an amazing experience...

3 days ago

Shishangeni's Camp Shawu reopens after mini-renovation

After a mini-renovation, Shishangeni, operated by BON Hotels, has reopened Camp Shawu. Guests can now make their way to the refurbished...

3 days ago

#BizTrends2017: Back to our roots - eight food trends for 2017

Vegetable appreciation, chocolate for breakfast, tasty waste and pop-up restaurants - award-winning food blogger Nina Timm shares her top eight foodie trends for 2017.

By Nina Timm 12 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The future of marketing in 360-degrees

The technology to watch in 2017 is Virtual Reality - along with the accompanying practice of 360-degree videography, the mechanism used by consumers and professionals to create immersive virtual reality experiences...

By Andre Van Kets 12 Jan 2017

Lufthansa Group to make 2017 the year of digitalisation

Lufthansa Group showcased their commitment to making 2017 the year of digitalization by demonstrating various new digital innovations at their first digital aviation forum...

12 Jan 2017

2017: Weathering a tough year for business

Dr Yudhvir Seetharam says it isn't all doom and gloom as he shares his outlook on a few trends that we can expect in 2017 in various industries...

12 Jan 2017

Biggest hotel acquisition in Sub-Saharan Africa

Quantum Global's Hotel Fund Acquires Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra…

12 Jan 2017

CTIA reaches 10 million passengers per year mark

Cape Town 10 January 2017, Passengers arriving at Cape Town International Airport (CTIA) on 28th December 2016 were notified that one of them would likely be the 10 millionth passenger

12 Jan 2017

Campaigns, book changing the thought processes behind local travel

South African Tourism, through their support of Fikile Hlatshwayo's book Blacks Do Caravan, aims to encourage South Africans to visit local destinations and discover their country...

12 Jan 2017

2017 hotel trends to look out for

The hotel industry is continuously evolving and as curtains quickly fall on 2016, more evolution is expected in the coming year. Here are top hotel trends that are likely to dominate the sector in 2017...

By Josephine Wawira 11 Jan 2017

Vacation rents soar on Cape Riviera

Owners of properties along the Atlantic Seaboard who had rented out their assets during the festive season enjoyed a strong period as tourists were prepared to pay premium rentals...

By Alistair Anderson 11 Jan 2017

New flights deliver record boost to Cape Town tourism industry

From June to December 2016, every month saw record numbers of international tourists arrive at the Cape Town Airport. New direct flights have given the tourist industry a fabulous boost...

11 Jan 2017

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