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Darling summer fun at the Groote Post country market

If you visit Groote Post in Darling Hills between 10am and 3pm on the last Sunday of the month during summer, you're in for a treat.

By Leigh Andrews 10 hours ago

Singer Group, FOMO Travel partnership set to disrupt the travel industry

The Singer Group has partnered with fintech startup, FOMO Travel to offer customers a new way to book and pay for future travel...

1 day ago

Two-day celebrations on Robben Island to honour tour guides

Robben Island Museum, in partnership with the Department of Tourism, will host a two-day celebration in honour of International Tourist Guide Day...

10 hours ago

The shift from luxury travel to authentic experiences

Luxury travel isn't what it used to be - today, travellers are more concerned with the narrative of the trip than the brand-based luxury elements that traditionally drove travel purchase decisions...

1 day ago

Partnership to promote Cape Halaal tourism

Wesgro has partnered by dnata, which will conduct marketing and sales activities and actions on the Cape's behalf in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE for the next year...

1 day ago

LTA redefines luxury in new travel incentive offerings

This year the LTA showcase will mainly highlight intimate meetings, bush style conventions and conferencing in breath taking natural settings. Open skies allow for creativity, heritage and culture; taking executives back to basics...

1 day ago

Morocco looks to new markets to boost stagnant tourism

Morocco's key tourism sector barely grew last year amid security challenges, but operators are hoping Chinese and Russian visitors will boost their fortunes in the coming years...

2 days ago

Winners of annual Air Mauritius Travel Awards 2016 announced

The upper echelons of the South African travel industry joined Air Mauritius on 23 February 2017 to identify, distinguish and congratulate the top travel performers of the past 12 months...

2 days ago

2017 Budget Speech: Importance of tourism and travel finally starting to reflect

The message of travel and tourism as a key economic driver is finally filtering through government speeches and plans...

2 days ago

How to sell Africa to experiential travellers

On holidays, we no longer get lost or wander through a foreign city because we have apps assisting us. So, it's important that you're the personal touch that clients are looking for...

By Mareike Pietzsch 24 Feb 2017

Risky business travel: how can companies avoid pitfalls when travelling abroad?

If a business traveller extends their trip for pleasure and the leisure portion comprises more than half the time they are away, they should be aware that they need to purchase additional travel insurance cover...

24 Feb 2017

South African travel agents giving the internet a run for its money

Technology, digitisation and automation - travel agents have faced numerous disruptions over the past few years. However, instead of succumbing to outside pressures, the South African travel industry has become stronger...

24 Feb 2017

Ten reasons to explore unspoiled Myanmar

A hidden gem among South East Asia's more popular destinations, Myanmar boasts virtually untouched beaches, some of the world's oldest and most sacred Buddhist temples and awe-inspiring natural scenery...

24 Feb 2017

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