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
... Even the Singapore Tourism Board, which commissioned it - has scrapped it. (Video - if you're brave and like something cheesy)
16 Apr 2014 06:55
Sharp focus will fall on road safety in KwaZulu-Natal as the country prepares for the upcoming Easter holiday this weekend.
15 Apr 2014 09:09
The inaugural World Travel Market (WTM) Africa will take place at the CTICC, Cape Town from 2-3 May as a leading B2B exhibition for Africa's travel industry.
11 Apr 2014 11:44
Interest is running high in Portugal's recently announced Golden Visa Programme, presenting the opportunity for South Africans to qualify for EU citizenship by acquiring property in Portugal.
10 Apr 2014 13:21
'Long Beach Resort is not so much a hotel or resort as a village - a village in which we set out to have something for everyone - to create a holiday destination to which guests will return, time and again' - Nicolas de Chalain, Long Beach's first GM.
By Rod Baker 8 Apr 2014 16:50
After more than 10 years of criss-crossing Southern Africa as the Bush Editor of SA4x4 magazine Patrick Cruywagen has produced a fascinating collection of 150 'must-do-at-least-once-in-your-lifetime' destinations and activities that throws down the gauntlet to everybody with a love for travel and new experiences.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 2 Apr 2014 09:01
Estate agents working in Langebaan, the attractive West Coast village just 100km from Cape Town, have only one message to give to those interested in the property prospects in the area.
31 Mar 2014 15:10
A new empowerment fund to be launched in May will allow large companies in the tourism sector to boost their empowerment scores by investing in small businesses.
31 Mar 2014 09:41
The South African hotel sector looks to be emerging from its post-Soccer World Cup slump based on occupancy and room-rate figures from last year.
By Alistair Anderson 25 Mar 2014 07:35
Feel like a getaway without the kids? Feel like getting married and need a romantic venue? Try Ambre... now Adults Only
By Rod Baker 23 Mar 2014 16:12
South Africans and visitors to the country can now explore South Africa using a Madiba-inspired tourist attraction map, which has just been launched by Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk.
19 Mar 2014 12:02
The company that brought us e-tolls stands accused of mowing and killing rare and endangered plant species growing along national roads.
By Bobby Jordan 18 Mar 2014 06:41
When I first heard that Orient-Express had rebranded as Belmond my immediate reaction was what a crazy and misguided waste of brand equity. When I think Orient-Express, I think Agatha Christie, Lalique art decor crystal panels, and the elegance and romance of a bygone area.
By Brian Berkman 17 Mar 2014 12:36
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