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The new traveller, a new sense of adventure

There are some secrets to becoming a traveller rather than just a tourist, secrets that will take you where the magic really is...

By Enver Duminy 1 hour ago

Potential bumper year for SA tourism

If the strong rebound in tourist arrivals in the first quarter of this year is any indication, the tourism sector in South Africa is in for a bumper year...

2 hours ago

ASATA Diners Club Award winners announced

ASATA and Diners Club have announced the names of those travel professionals who have been singled out to receive ASATA Diners Club Awards...

3 hours ago

Can the hotel industry survive terrorism challenges in Africa?

Hotels offering accommodation in regions with high security threats face pervasive risks which require professional handling to avoid escalation...

By Josephine Wawira 21 hours ago

BON Hotels grows portfolio with Shishangeni Private Game Lodge

BON Hotels has taken over Shishangeni Private Game Lodge situated on a 15,000-hectare private concession of Kruger National Park...

1 day ago

South African passport the second most powerful in Africa

South African passport holders can travel to 58 countries visa free and another 32 that only require visas on arrival according to the 2016 Passport Index...

1 day ago

Why SA hotels need to catch the growing tech wave with travellers

According to Grant Thornton, South African hotels which continue to lag behind their global peers in adopting technologies risk being cut adrift in a digital economy...

2 days ago

Empowerment levels in tourism under scrutiny

The Department of Tourism will conduct a study on the state of transformation in the tourism sector to assess the effect of B-BBEE codes...

By Khulekani Magubane 2 days ago

Hello Weekend, good morning Cape Town

Cape Town Tourism's Hello Weekend campaign has gone live with a drive for attracting South African and Namibian visitors to Cape Town over the low season...

2 days ago

#AfricaMonth: Authentic African stories and why we should tell them

We spoke to Ryan Wallace, event director for We Are Africa, about the importance of telling authentic African stories and how this will influence tourism and growth in Africa...

By Cari Van Wyk 20 May 2016

Five ways to contribute to the sustainable tourism agenda

As Africa develops its tourism industry, the question of sustainability is more important that ever before. The need for tourists to make a positive impact on...

By Josephine Wawira 20 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: Building real awareness of the situation in Africa

With more and more of Africa's fauna and flora under threat, many of the stories that came out of We Are Africa was the importance of conservation...

By Cari Van Wyk 19 May 2016

UnionPay International deepens its cooperation with African tourism authorities

UnionPay International has announced its comprehensive cooperation with Johannesburg Tourism in extending UnionPay's card-using channels and exchanging tourist information...

Issued by UnionPay International 19 May 2016

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