Taleb Rifai, the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organisation of the United Nations, and David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council, are attending the IIPT Interactive World Symposium, on bringing peace through tourism in Johannesburg.
17 Feb 2015 12:11
"Visual storytelling, engagement and inspiration are among the factors that are set to dominate cutting-edge destination marketing in 2015"...
26 Jan 2015 16:20
The 2015 Trends Report, Building Trust Capital: The new business imperative in the Kinship Economy, from the InterContinental Hotels Group, identifies trends and issues of importance in the building of both brand and organisational trust...
23 Jan 2015 09:05
Education initiatives directed at marginalised communities were the big winners when South African Airways named the Indaba Sauvignon Blanc and Indaba Chenin Blanc as two of its large volume selections to be served in global Economy Class in 2015...
4 Dec 2014 10:29
Who among us would not like to go on holiday 52 times a year? It is on this premise that Jurgens Ci's new advertising campaign for Campworld is based...
17 Nov 2014 12:04
Hosting the Commonwealth or Olympic Games would not only allow South Africa to access a greater share of the global sports tourism market, which is estimated to be valued at between R2- and R6 trillion, but also better position the country for tourism and inward investment, according to Grant Thornton.
10 Nov 2014 10:25
The very concepts of holiday and business travel have long been associated with excess: too much eating, drinking and too little sleep. This century-old problem has left too many travellers less healthy when they check out.
7 Nov 2014 10:44
Avios Group and Cardova Trading have partnered within the branded content sphere to encourage sign-ups for, and education about, the new travel rewards programme, Avios, through which members can collect the Avios currency with their everyday spending.
21 Oct 2014 15:56
South African Tourism will officially open a marketing office in Sao Paulo, Brazil on 23 September 2014.
18 Sep 2014 13:30
The National Tourism Careers Expo was recently launched in Port Elizabeth. The expo was initiated by the National Department of Tourism in partnership with the Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism and Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality, Sport Sector Education and Training Authority.
11 Sep 2014 10:03
Hosted by Future Group, the 3rd annual Business Traveller Africa Awards in association with headline sponsor Gautrain took place at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton on 2 September 2014. The awards honour the business travel trade and acknowledge those brands/entities that have performed with excellence over the past 12 months.
3 Sep 2014 12:23
South Africa's varied landscapes, climate and variety of locations, which are able to pass for major cities or rural areas, has made the country an ideal destination for commercial film and TV productions...
19 Aug 2014 14:26
Eighteen-year-old Rossouw Koen, a matric student at Swartland High School, Malmesbury, has been awarded the International Hotel School (IHS) "Ticket to Life" Bursary in Professional Cookery, valued at R210,000, after he won the Western Cape Finals of the annual competition at The Peninsula All-Suite Hotel recently.
31 Jul 2014 07:25