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#Mandela100: Radisson Hotel SA supports SOS Children's Village
#Mandela100: Radisson Hotel SA supports SOS Children's Village

"Responsible business is at the heart of our company's promise of making every moment matter, which also means that we support and help advance the communities in which we operate. Our partnership with SOS will allow us to help provide a home and a better future for the most vulnerable children."

1 day ago

Get high: Why Elgin's Cape Canopy tour is bucket list worthy
Get high: Why Elgin's Cape Canopy tour is bucket list worthy

It's no small wonder why people head to the mountains to recharge. The clean air and refreshing sense of space are like natural remedies for a mind bogged down with city smog and strife...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

When you should (or shouldn't) bother with travel insurance
When you should (or shouldn't) bother with travel insurance

Many people prefer not to ruin the glow of holiday preparations with thoughts of accidents, illness and missed flights. But is foregoing travel insurance worth the risk?...

Issued by SA Airlines 6 Jul 2018

IATA results shows a growing demand in global passenger traffic for May
IATA results shows a growing demand in global passenger traffic for May

Global passenger traffic results reflect a 6.1% rise in May 2018 compared to that of 2017...

6 Jul 2018

Hands on: Facebook Local is the best travel app you won't want to download
Hands on: Facebook Local is the best travel app you won't want to download

Facebook Local is the social network's latest app feeding from its plethora of information that lets you search for things to do in your vicinity...

By Andy Walker 5 Jul 2018

Africa's hotel market proves resilient in latest PwC findings
Africa's hotel market proves resilient in latest PwC findings

The hotel industry's potential for business growth has been reflected in the increase in the number of foreign and domestic travellers visiting the continent, as well as in the number of hotel chains established...

5 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Andisa Liba treks Kilimanjaro in support of #girlchild initiative
#Mandela100: Andisa Liba treks Kilimanjaro in support of #girlchild initiative

In an effort to raise awareness and funds for the keep the #girlchild in school initiative, Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism (NMBT) will be supporting Andisa Liba who forms part of the Trek4Mandela team that will summit Mount Kilimanjaro...

5 Jul 2018

Shortmarket Club reintroduces popular Prix Fixe winter lunch menu
Shortmarket Club reintroduces popular Prix Fixe winter lunch menu

Winter in Cape Town may be a gloomy and rainy affair yet cosy fireplaces, red wine quaffing, and hearty plates make the idea of heading out to dine super appealing...

By Ruth Cooper 5 Jul 2018

KZN Travel and Adventure Show platform for emerging tourism entrepreneurs
KZN Travel and Adventure Show platform for emerging tourism entrepreneurs

SMMEs tour operators and accommodation establishments will be showcasing their business to almost 10,000 consumers from 5 to 8 July 2018 at the Durban Exhibition Centre...

5 Jul 2018

Natural Selection opens first safari camps in Namibia
Natural Selection opens first safari camps in Namibia

Situated in the rugged and remote northwestern region, both camps opened in June 2018 and offer safari goers an in-depth experience far from the normal tourist track.

4 Jul 2018

Four-star ranking awarded to three ACSA airports
Four-star ranking awarded to three ACSA airports

The OAG's On-Time Performance (OTP) Star Ratings accredits the top airlines and airports around the world for superior punctuality performance...

4 Jul 2018

The best of Durbanville Hills Winery
The best of Durbanville Hills Winery

With Table Mountain at its back, rolling hills at its front, and an exceptional view of Robben Island in between, the Durbanville Hills Winery has become a firm favourite for wine and food lovers living in or visiting the Cape region...

By Cari Coetzee 4 Jul 2018

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Airbnb Experiences a new stream of revenue in Johannesburg

Airbnb's Experiences launch in Johannesburg offers the city and its people a chance to become part of the local economy...

4 Jul 2018

THINC Africa 2018 a boost in African tourism
THINC Africa 2018 a boost in African tourism

"There's a consistently negative stigma around travelling in Africa which has been snowballing for years. We need to position ourselves correctly and draw attention to the positive experiences that can be had here."

3 Jul 2018

The art of storytelling in hotels and other spaces
The art of storytelling in hotels and other spaces

In marketing, generating a narrative is a complex blend of strategy, goals and voice; what makes it interesting in terms of hotels is that each individual hotel has an additional narrative according to its surroundings...

By Avukile Mabombo 3 Jul 2018

Heathrow's third runway is expensive, polluting and unequal - why the poor will lose out
Heathrow's third runway is expensive, polluting and unequal - why the poor will lose out

After more than a decade of debate, the expansion of London's Heathrow airport has been given the green light after MPs voted in favour of the government's plans to add a third runway. Construction could begin as early as 2021...

By David Banister 2 Jul 2018

Making travel more inclusive and accessible to all
Making travel more inclusive and accessible to all

Collin Thaver of Southern Africa 360 lets us in why it's become a necessity to promote special needs tours, especially to the international market, as well as what accessible and disabled friendly travel could mean to the South African market...

By Robin Fredericks 2 Jul 2018

SANParks announces countrywide free access week dates
SANParks announces countrywide free access week dates

"The week in partnership with Total South Africa and FNB is meant to cultivate a sense of pride in South Africa's natural, cultural and historical heritage, protected by the national parks system."

2 Jul 2018

Understanding timeshare - Part 1: The evolution of timeshare
Understanding timeshare - Part 1: The evolution of timeshare

Timeshare is a great way to vacation for those who understand the product and how to use it...

Issued by Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa 29 Jun 2018

R2A cycle challenge promoting awareness to help SA, Africa youth
R2A cycle challenge promoting awareness to help SA, Africa youth

Marriott International's Road to Awareness cycle challenge is a bid to raise awareness on the importance of encouraging a culture of sport in South Africa as a means to break socio-economic barriers among the youth...

29 Jun 2018

Mosaic is first restaurant in Africa to win Wine Spectator Grand Award
Mosaic is first restaurant in Africa to win Wine Spectator Grand Award

Out of more than 3,500 global restaurants that have earned Wine Spectator awards for their wine lists, Mosiac at the Orient is one of 85 restaurants from across the globe that holds this honour...

29 Jun 2018

Ticket sales for first US direct flight low, says KQ
Ticket sales for first US direct flight low, says KQ

Ticket bookings for inaugural non-stop flight to New York have been low since opening in January, according to Kenya Airways (KQ), but it remains optimistic sales will pick up from August...

By Constant Munda 29 Jun 2018

Duty of care considerations for travelling employees
Duty of care considerations for travelling employees

Business travel is part of the day-to-day job for a growing cohort of employees, but brings with it its own set of risks, demanding that organisations exercise the utmost duty of care...

28 Jun 2018

A focus on The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference 2018
A focus on The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference 2018

Marisah Nieuwoudt chats to tourist specialist and convener of the annual The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference, Margi Biggs about the 2018 edition of the event that takes place at Spier on 17 October...

By Marisah Nieuwoudt 28 Jun 2018

Why it's become important for hospitality employees to expand their skills
Why it's become important for hospitality employees to expand their skills

Much like a CV cover letter, a candidate's attitude will encourage potential employers in the hospitality industry to 'read further'...

28 Jun 2018

It's time for a new approach to travel
It's time for a new approach to travel

When I overcame a flying phobia, I resolved to make up for lost time by visiting as much of the world as I could...

By Randy Malamud 28 Jun 2018

Hacking your holiday: how cybercriminals are increasingly targeting the tourism market
Hacking your holiday: how cybercriminals are increasingly targeting the tourism market

Imagine if a hacker shut down the baggage handling system of one of the world's busiest airports. Or took control of a fleet of autonomous delivery trucks and re-routed them to disrupt rush hour traffic...

By Joe Burton 27 Jun 2018

Tanzania tops Africa's global tourism destinations
Tanzania tops Africa's global tourism destinations

Still ranking at number one in Africa, Tanzania remains the most preferred destination by foreign visitors during leisure travels on the continent, topping the bill in the latest ratings compiled by Safari Bookings...

By Marc Nkwame 27 Jun 2018

Cloud technology is the key to personalise South Africa's travel experiences
Cloud technology is the key to personalise South Africa's travel experiences

Chantel Troskie, customer experience senior sales manager at Oracle takes a look at technologies the travel industry is turning to for a superior, connected customer experience...

By Chantel Troskie 26 Jun 2018

UNWTO World Conference puts spotlight on sustainable tourism in the Cape
UNWTO World Conference puts spotlight on sustainable tourism in the Cape

Having gained extensive experience in the first quarter of this year as to how to respond to the severe water crisis, Cape Town and the Western Cape has already taken steps to build a more sustainable tourist destination...

26 Jun 2018

Attracting individual domestic investors into tourism
Attracting individual domestic investors into tourism

Already equipped with what it takes, Kenya's domestic tourism sector is thriving. The numbers between 2015 and 2016 are proof that the traditional European market is increasingly offset by arrivals from other African nations which increased by 30%...

By Josephine Wawira & Elizabeth Kiburu 26 Jun 2018

Bonnievale Wines' The River Collection: fresh, fun and fabulous
Bonnievale Wines' The River Collection: fresh, fun and fabulous

We recently headed out of town to attend Bonnievale Wines' new premium wine range launch, dubbed The River Collection. A fitting name, seeing that the Breede River is the main, life-giving artery of this region...

By Ilse van den Berg 25 Jun 2018

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