With tourism and hospitality one of the fastest growing sectors in South Africa, contributing billions annually to the economy, young people are increasingly attracted to the idea of living the dream by choosing a career in the industry, believing that it will be a life filled with travel and glamour, with only an occasional interruption in the way of "real work".
17 Apr 2014 10:48
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By Rod Baker 23 Mar 2014 16:12
Like all other industries, travel and tourism has traditionally been operated on gut feel, guesswork and historical data. Decisions on packages, pricing and destinations were made by operators, not travellers, and personalised packages were limited. However, big data is set to change this.
By Nadine Shenker 12 Feb 2014 08:05
The future success of the hospitality and tourism industry in SA depends on a strong talent pipeline of young people within the industry who will continue the legacy of responsible tourism that is being so carefully established in this country, says Caleb Mabaso, FEDHASA's head of Strategic Projects.
24 Jan 2014 14:13
South Africa and its key tourist attractions have witnessed record festive season growth figures due to an increase in international and local tourism.
23 Jan 2014 12:12
WTM Africa (World Travel Market Africa) has announced the planned line-up of its event programme, which will take place during the inaugural show on Cape Town's International Convention Centre from 2-3 May 2014.
16 Jan 2014 16:01
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 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
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
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
Thulani Nzima, the CEO of South African Tourism, has promised the tourism industry an intensely business-focused Indaba 2014. He said that next year's Indaba has risen to the challenge to ensure that it is revamped, relevant and future proof.
31 Oct 2013 11:05
Cape Town Tourism's blogger-hosting campaign, #lovecapetown, has reportedly generated positive results for the destination with an estimated 42,282,508 opportunities to see the #lovecapetown conversation across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram during the hosting period.
30 Oct 2013 11:57
Gail Westphal, general manager of sales and marketing for Gooderson Leisure Hospitality Group, has been appointed to the board of Tourism Marketing South Africa (TOMSA). Based on her significant experience in the tourism sector, the TOMSA board believes that Westphal will be the ideal representative for KwaZulu-Natal.
30 Oct 2013 10:37
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