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Five ways to explore Knysna

From the famous Knysna Forest Marathon to the Rotary Knysna SPLASH, the picturesque town of Knysna along the popular Garden Route offers many opportunities to don your #activewear. Here are five active ways to explore Knysna...

By Ruth Cooper 1 day ago

Contiki takes on Thailand as its newest 360° VR destination

Contiki's global team has partnered with the Tourism Authority of Thailand to create an immersive 360° virtual reality and cinematic Thailand experience aimed towards the millennial traveller...

2 days ago

Groot Constantia launches Visitors Route Experience

The Visitors Route Experience follows a specially designed circular route that allows guests to experience each of the estate's key attractions...

7 hours ago

Adrenaline-inducing adventures down the rapids of the Zambezi

Travellers with the adventure streak should consider doing the short and easy journey to one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World - Victoria Falls...

11 hours ago

Mike Horn: Making a career out of adventure

Chris Brinlee Jr, a budding adventurer and photographer, along with The Red Bulletin, joined explorer Mike Horn on his sail to Antarctica and discovered that overcoming the impossible requires nothing more than...

1 day ago

Four ways business travel has been transformed by the internet

As a business traveller, your biggest travel expenses will always be your flights and accommodations. Thankfully, there are websites that you can use that help you find the best deals...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 24 Mar 2017

#BrandManagerMonth: Building a new brand in SA

I often wonder how I managed before Uber came waltzing into my life, solving the parking issue I so often have when in town, simplifying short distance travel and even pickups from the airport. But what about longer distances?

By Ilse van den Berg 23 Mar 2017

Africa's dramatic decline in travel freedom

African countries account for 16 of the 20 biggest fallers on the annual Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index over the last decade, with the continent as a whole suffering the most dramatic decline in travel freedom...

22 Mar 2017

To roam or not to roam: keeping in touch while working abroad

South African businesses are wary about employees roaming while working abroad, with data costing up to R500 per MB. There are ways, however, businesses travellers can stay connected without breaking the bank...

22 Mar 2017

Explore Africa's havens for bikers

From mountain biking to road cycling, BMX racing, or just leisure biking, Africa is an awe-inspiring destination for bikers across the world...

By Josephine Wawira 22 Mar 2017

Fitness travel beyond the hotel gym

If wellness tourism is increasing while usage of hotel gyms is decreasing, where are travellers getting their fitness fix?

20 Mar 2017

Know these top five marketing trends to travel in 2017

With purchases happening online, the travel industry is going completely digital to expand its business beyond expectations. Here are a few trends for the year 2017 that you need to watch out for...

By Stephen Marshal 20 Mar 2017

Elephant Café enjoys bush gourmet cuisine success

The Elephant Café has been named The Luxury Travel Guide's Boutique Restaurant of the Year (Africa and Middle East) in the international 2017 awards, further establishing its reputation for bush gourmet cuisine...

17 Mar 2017

10 destinations South Africans can visit visa-free

There is a number of beautiful destination South Africans can travel to without a visa. Here's a list of the top ten visa-free destinations with insights and must-see locations...

17 Mar 2017

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International

Eco-friendly digs for the modern nomad

Portuguese startup Ecocubo's 96ft2 prefab is intended to host nomads who find themselves roughing it in the wild. It's an environmentally friendly alternative living space designed by architect António Fernandes in collaboration with the Science and Technology Park of the University of Porto (UPTEC).

By Bo Bushwinkel 16 Mar 2017

Gold Brands makes ‘hot' investment in Greek burger chain

Gold Brands Investments has agreed to purchase a 50% stake in Hot Hot B Holdings, which owns Hot Hot Burger Bar, a themed burger restaurant chain operating in Greece and Crete, for €800,000.

15 Feb 2017

Ocean Basket to open branches in Kuwait

Ocean Basket has signed an agreement with Kuwait-based food distributor Al-Ghunaim Trading Company to roll out five new stores in the country. With the addition of Kuwait, the restaurant franchise will be operating across 17 countries in total.

14 Feb 2017

Etihad Airways announces travel programme tailored for fashion industry

Etihad Airways has announced the launch of Runway to Runway - a special rewards programme designed for the fashion community's travel requirements.

13 Feb 2017

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