World Travel Market Africa 2018

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Sars clarifies customs requirements

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has clarified the confusion surrounding customs requirements for traveller's returning to South Africa with personal valuables...

2 days ago

ACSA's 9 airports welcome more than 40 million travellers in 2017/2018

According to the latest Aviation Barometer - a quarterly indicator of passenger traffic through Airports Company South Africa's airports - more than 40 million passengers were processed through ACSA's nine airports in the 2017/2018 financial year...

3 days ago

British Airways to expand on its daily Johannesburg schedule

At the end of October 2018, British Airways will be adding four more weekly flights to its double-daily London-Johannesburg schedule...

3 days ago

Henley Passport Index: The most powerful passports in a time of global travel access growth

While Schengen Area countries have traditionally topped the index as a result of their open access to Europe, developed Asian nations have been able to secure equally high scores in recent years thanks to their strong international trade and diplomatic relations...

23 May 2018

What flight attendants can teach us about reputation risk

Around 90% of flight attendants' training deals with saving lives rather than asking "chicken or beef?"

By William Smook 22 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: Pave the way to Open Skies

Although it's certainly not feasible for Africa to have thousands of city pairs because the traveller demand simply doesn't exist, there are several hundred city pairs that would certainly be sustainable...

By Natalia Rosa 22 May 2018

What will it take for travel consultants to survive?

They say that the universities and colleges of today are training people for careers that don't even exist. The question we should be asking in travel is: What are the skills that future travel professionals will need to do their jobs?

21 May 2018

Business boost - Air Seychelles partners with Booking.com

Under the partnership, Booking.com will enable guests travelling with Air Seychelles or other airlines to book a selection of accommodations...

18 May 2018

Fastjet, Emirates interline agreement to stimulate future traffic connections

Following its migration to its new reservation platform, Fastjet has concluded a refreshed interline agreement with Emirates...

17 May 2018

#Indaba2018: Experiential tourists embracing sustainable tourism

Resistance to the negative impact of tourism, such as price inflation, is rising across the world. Simultaneously, tourists are getting off the bus as the trend towards experiences grows...

By Danette Breitenbach 17 May 2018

Review of visas for Israelis to be raised at Cabinet

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says he will take proposals to impose more stringent visa requirements on Israelis traveling to South Africa, to Cabinet, for consideration...

16 May 2018

The carbon footprint of tourism revealed (it's bigger than we thought)

The carbon footprint of tourism is about four times larger than previously thought, according to a world-first study published in Nature Climate Change...

By Arunima Malik & Ya-Yen Sun 15 May 2018

Renaming of Songwe International Airport on the cards

Mbeya Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) has decided to change the name of Songwe International Airport to Mbeya International Airport, to attract more investors and tourists...

By Merali Chawe 14 May 2018

Aetas Mobile unveils new incentive scheme for free flights

Aetas Mobile has launched a new incentive scheme that allows its customers to earn free flights with JetVision Airlines by buying airtime...

10 May 2018

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