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WTM Africa 2018 records 18% increase in attendees
WTM Africa 2018 records 18% increase in attendees

After a successful three days in the host city of Cape Town, WTM Africa reports that its pre-audited statistics show an 18% increase in visitor numbers in comparison to 2017...

Issued by World Travel Market Africa 3 days ago

Talking trees and mating leopards: Go on a nature escape in the Sabi Sands
Talking trees and mating leopards: Go on a nature escape in the Sabi Sands

Mareike Pietzsch experiences an outdoor breakfast and many game sightings at the Sabi Sands Reserve in South Africa.

By Mareike Pietzsch 3 days ago

Seven countries to visit during #AfricaMonth
Seven countries to visit during #AfricaMonth

A photographer's paradise and an adventurer's utopia, there's no place in the world like Africa. In the spirit of celebrating the African continent and its people during #AfricaMonth, perhaps it's time to see what awaits you in your own backyard.

By Chelsey Hale 15 May 2018

Classy magnificence of Clos Malverne's winter lifestyle package
Classy magnificence of Clos Malverne's winter lifestyle package

Passing landmarks as scenic as they sound - hello, Vineyard Lake - a stay at Clos Malverne in Devon Valley, Stellenbosch is the winter break you're dreaming of. The working farm is down -to-earth and charming, with a tangible sense of relaxation everywhere. And the food - my goodness, the food...

By Leigh Andrews 7 May 2018

#WTMA18: Experiencing the wild with Aquila Safaris
#WTMA18: Experiencing the wild with Aquila Safaris

Aquila Safaris in association with World Travel Market Africa invited us to get a taste of its own brand of wild during an overnight stay. Just two hours' drive from Cape Town, this gem of natural beauty welcomed us to its vibrant and breathtaking surrounds which could easily leave anyone in awe...

By Robin Fredericks 3 May 2018

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The future of travel is female

If you want your destination or tourism business to grow, you need to understand the female traveller... she often calls the shots when it comes to making travel decisions and is driving the growth in tourism...

By Mariette Du Toit-Helmbold 2 May 2018

Kids ride for free during Table Mountain Cableway's Kidz Season
Kids ride for free during Table Mountain Cableway's Kidz Season

The 2018 Kidz Season at the Table Mountain Cableway will run from 27 April-24 September 2018. During the Kidz Season, two children under the age of 18 ride for free with every Kidz Season adult return ticket purchased.

25 Apr 2018

Art, artisan food, and loads more at Spier
Art, artisan food, and loads more at Spier

Although easily accessed via Baden Powel Drive off the N2, the Spier Estate feels like a world away.

By Brian Berkman 24 Apr 2018

Why buying timeshare is a good idea
Why buying timeshare is a good idea

If you are an avid vacationer who invests time and money in creating memorable vacations in sought-after destinations - then here's why buying timeshare is a good idea...

Issued by Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa 23 Apr 2018

Five ways to become a more eco-friendly traveller
Five ways to become a more eco-friendly traveller

If you want to join the sustainable travel movement, but don't really know where to start, it's easier than you think.

19 Apr 2018

Refurbished Ritz Hotel and revolving Top of the Ritz restaurant, a new Cape Town must-do
Refurbished Ritz Hotel and revolving Top of the Ritz restaurant, a new Cape Town must-do

The iconic Ritz Hotel best known for it 360° revolving restaurant which sits on the 23rd floor of the hotel like an akwardly landed spaceship, has been synonymous with the Seapoint skyline since the early 70s...

By Ruth Cooper 18 Apr 2018

WTM Africa 2018 ready to welcome leading travel and tourism professionals in Cape Town
WTM Africa 2018 ready to welcome leading travel and tourism professionals in Cape Town

WTM Africa 2018 is set to deliver another impactful and important exhibition dedicated to furthering the potential of tourism on the continent and even further afield...

Issued by World Travel Market Africa 13 Apr 2018

Rediscover the V&A with its new audio walking tour
Rediscover the V&A with its new audio walking tour

The V&A Waterfront has launched a free audio walking tour, giving visitors insight into the history of the property and its evolution from an industrial port to one of the country's top attractions...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 12 Apr 2018

Where to find the world's leading yoga and wellness retreats
Where to find the world's leading yoga and wellness retreats

Ideal for rejuvenating the body and calming the mind, yoga and wellness retreats are fast becoming one of the most popular getaway options amongst travellers from around the globe...

Issued by Cheap International Flights 12 Apr 2018

Five must do activities when visiting Mauritius
Five must do activities when visiting Mauritius

Mauritius is not what I had expected. As our bus travelled from Mahebourg to Port Louis, the lush greens and palm trees reminded me of Port Shepstone...

By Ilse van den Berg 12 Apr 2018

Questions to ask before booking your trip of a lifetime
Questions to ask before booking your trip of a lifetime

Depending on your personality type, overseas travel can be exciting - or completely overwhelming. By asking the right questions of those in the know you can make the experience one to be remembered for its ease of travel rather than a comedy of rookie errors...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 11 Apr 2018

Five outdoor adventure activities in Cape Town
Five outdoor adventure activities in Cape Town

Cape Town is not only a bucket list destination for its good looks, world-renowned wine and food, and bustling creativity; the city also offers a bevvy of exciting and unusual adventure activities along its many coastlines and mountain passes.

By Ruth Cooper 11 Apr 2018

10 reasons why you need to visit WTM Africa 2018
10 reasons why you need to visit WTM Africa 2018

Join travel professionals from 70 countries and regions over three days in Cape Town. WTM Africa is an international event providing a platform to showcase your products to serious buyers...

Issued by World Travel Market Africa 10 Apr 2018

The golden age of timeshare
The golden age of timeshare

"The golden age of timeshare is ahead of us, not behind us." This was the message from Howard Nusbaum, President and CEO of the American Resort Development Association (ARDA)...

Issued by Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa 9 Apr 2018

Five of the best safaris in and around Cape Town
Five of the best safaris in and around Cape Town

While most visitors will travel further afield for the iconic wildlife safari experience, what many don't know is that you don't need to go far from Cape Town to tick this incredible experience off your bucket list.

By Brittany Hawkins 5 Apr 2018

Five reasons to visit Walkersons Hotel & Spa in Dullstroom
Five reasons to visit Walkersons Hotel & Spa in Dullstroom

The Walkersons Hotel & Spa, just 10km outside of Dullstroom, is a secluded estate situated on a beautiful nature reserve and nestled between rolling hills. A perfect location for some serious R&R.

By Ruth Cooper 4 Apr 2018

Asilia's southern Tanzania experiences now in VR
Asilia's southern Tanzania experiences now in VR

Asilia Africa has introduced virtual reality videos of their experiences in southern Tanzania, showcasing the beauty and breadth of Tanzania's largest but little-known safari areas: Ruaha National Park and the Selous Game Reserve...

27 Mar 2018

Twelve things to love about the Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa
Twelve things to love about the Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa has long been revered as one of the most beautiful venues in Cape Town, aptly situated along the rocky Twelve Apostle-lined Atlantic coastline, and not lacking a dozen reasons to fall in love with everything about it...

By Angie White 23 Mar 2018

Five South African glamping destinations to consider this Easter
Five South African glamping destinations to consider this Easter

From adventurous locations, wineries, bush camps and a sundry natural world, South Africa is considered one of the continent's top dream vacation destinations for tourists from across the world.

21 Mar 2018

Tackling Tulbagh with tents and kids is child's play
Tackling Tulbagh with tents and kids is child's play

About 30 minutes out of Cape Town en route to Tulbagh, I look in the rearview mirror and see my sister's face, happily stuck between my two nephews on either side of her. But, we all know these moments don't last very long...

By Ilse van den Berg 16 Mar 2018

WTM Africa 2018 to highlight investment in Africa
WTM Africa 2018 to highlight investment in Africa

WTM Africa 2018 is excited to announce its inaugural WTM Africa Tourism Investors' Forum, a platform dedicated to connecting ministers of tourism from countries across the continent, with eager investors...

Issued by World Travel Market Africa 12 Mar 2018

Timeshare boosts SA economy
Timeshare boosts SA economy

Not only is shared vacation ownership good for our health by ensuring that we take regular holidays, it's also good for our country's economy...

Issued by Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa 12 Mar 2018

Seven #OnlyinZambia experiences to have at Vic Falls
Seven #OnlyinZambia experiences to have at Vic Falls

Whatever time of the year you're planning to visit Victoria Falls, you're in for a spectacular viewing of one of the world's most iconic natural wonders, with a wealth of adventures and activities available only on the Zambian side of the waterfall.

12 Mar 2018

AtholPlace is sensually stylish
AtholPlace is sensually stylish

When your chef has 'live to cook' tattooed down his forearm, the expectation of something delicious to eat is already set. Add to that reports that he worked in starred restaurants in Europe and at Ellerman House in Cape Town, Omar Koenen - the recently appointed head chef at AtholPlace Hotel & Villa in Johannesburg - has a pretty high bar to clear.

By Brian Berkman 6 Mar 2018

South Africa's cultural tourism gems
South Africa's cultural tourism gems

"Cultural tourism, not only enables us to tell our story through buildings, monuments, museums and more but is also more profitable than other tourism types, with numerous studies showing that cultural tourists tend to stay longer and spend more."

6 Mar 2018

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