With only 14 of the 70 scheduled cruise departures completed in the current South African cruise season, MSC Cruises has announced the success of the season with strong demand still being experienced for cruises between December 2013 and the end of the season in April 2014.
13 Dec 2013 09:45
According to SafariNow, the online accommodation booking site, the country's tourism industry is alive and well - it's simply starting to take on a different form. In fact, when it comes to the online space, the sector's prospects have never looked better.
13 Dec 2013 10:56
The five-star Cape Royale Luxury Hotel & Spa has received its third Online Travel Agent award. The team received a Golden Circle Award and is the only hotel in Cape Town to receive one. It is based on the hotel's performance, rate parity, content and availability and it is conducted by agoda.
13 Dec 2013 11:15
A great man has passed away and we all mourn the loss of Madiba, but while we mourn, let us also celebrate the life and the achievements of one of history's greatest statesmen, and certainly South Africa's and Africa's greatest. (video)
6 Dec 2013 05:06
The Emperors Palace complex by hotel group Peermont provides a number of hotels, casino, entertainment centre and a convention centre where I was attending an event.
By Brian Berkman 12 Dec 2013 10:33
When Rolf Steiner and Marisa Silva, two Swiss Re executives working out of Sao Paulo, Brazil purchased Rhulani Safari Lodge in the Madikwe Reserve, near the South African border of Botswana, passion, not profit, was their motivation.
By Brian Berkman 10 Dec 2013 11:46
Bear Grylls has announced the launch of his first Bear Grylls Survival Academy in Africa, offering a rare chance for a lucky few outdoor enthusiasts across the globe to learn his extreme survival techniques.
11 Dec 2013 10:21
All available hotel rooms in Gauteng have been reserved ahead of a memorial service for former president Nelson Mandela‚ who died on Thursday, 5 December, at the age of 95.
10 Dec 2013 06:33
Spier is proud to announce a partnership with a professional hospitality management company, PMR Hospitality Partners. Since December 2013, PMR have assumed responsibility for managing Spier's leisure operations including the hotel, conferencing facilities and restaurants.
10 Dec 2013 09:32
The inaugural SA Tourism Summit in October was an intense and productive gathering of industry leaders and I am optimistic that the summit will reap medium to long-term benefits for tourism in the country.
By Eddy Khosa 9 Dec 2013 11:41
Africa Travel Week, comprising ILTM Africa, IBTM Africa and WTM Africa, has received the full backing and support of the Western Cape Province and the City of Cape Town.
9 Dec 2013 11:03
The Tsogo Sun's Gauteng properties are, once again, living up to their reputation with an array of options to guarantee a memorable festive season. The Palazzo, Montecasino promises to amaze and entertain you whilst Santa amuses the kids in a separate venue, for R495 per adult and a 50% discount for kids under 12.
9 Dec 2013 11:17
South African National Parks (SANParks) has joined the world in mourning the death of Nelson Mandela. The CEO Dr David Mabunda passed on his condolences on behalf of SANParks.
6 Dec 2013 13:21
British Airways will increase its services from London to Cape Town by three flights a week from May 2014, offering 657 additional seats a week, expanding total capacity to over 12,000 seats.
6 Dec 2013 13:15
The Woodstock Foundry, a new development in Woodstock, Cape Town, recently welcomed Browser & Grazer, a single-source catering company that provides a full range of catering needs - including healthy menu options, equipment hire, bar service and staffing hire.
By Evan-Lee Courie 5 Dec 2013 10:57
The annual office year-end party is usually where some of the craziest communication of the year takes place. Colleagues are usually beyond drained and exhausted at this time of the year and yet over-jubilant and excited at the same time.
By John French 4 Dec 2013 09:34
After 14 years apart, industry veterans and hoteliers Tony Romer-Lee and Euan McGlashan are back together in their newest venture, PMR Hospitality Partners, which is a boutique African hospitality management company based in Cape Town and Atlanta, US, through its sister firm, Valor Hospitality Partners.
4 Dec 2013 12:14
There is no doubt that the decision by South African Airways (SAA) to cut the Buenos Aires-Johannesburg flights from 2014 will have a detrimental knock-on effect throughout Africa, says Danny Bryer,of the Protea Hospitality Group.
4 Dec 2013 13:25
FEDHASA Cape, the official voice and representative of the hospitality industry, recently held a youth event at the Peninsula Hotel in Cape Town, hosted by youth segment chairman, Jamie Pieters. The event served to highlight the relevance of youths within the hospitality industry, as well as promote the role that FEDHASA Cape plays in supporting young people in their careers.
4 Dec 2013 12:42
Indaba and We Are Africa have joined forces to introduce Two Shows One Africa, which they claim will change the face of travel trade shows on the continent, bringing unprecedented business benefits to exhibitors, buyers, and the greater African tourism sector.
3 Dec 2013 15:28
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