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An experience with nature at Kosi Forest Lodge
An experience with nature at Kosi Forest Lodge

Kosi Forest Lodge is located in the unspoiled wilderness of KwaZulu-Natal and is the only private lodge in the Kosi Bay Nature Reserve. This eco-tourist haven has built a reputation for...

2 days ago

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Five ways tourism benefits Cape Town and its locals

Tourism is of major benefit to a destination such as Cape Town, with a direct and indirect economic impact. This isn't limited to rands being handed over at attractions or places of accommodation...

By Enver Mally 2 days ago

SA Express providing extra flights to Sun City
SA Express providing extra flights to Sun City

SA Express is introducing additional flights on Wednesdays between 14 December 2016 and 4 January 2017 to meet a high demand for flights to Sun City...

2 days ago

Camps Bay hotel South Beach adds more luxury suites
Camps Bay hotel South Beach adds more luxury suites

10 sea-facing suites have been added to the South Beach, part of The Blue Views Collection, bringing the property's offering to 19 five-star self-catering suites...

3 days ago

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New Turkish Airlines flights connects South Africa to Havana, Cuba

Turkish Airlines is expanding its global reach by adding the Cuban capital, Havana, allowing South Africans to fly from Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Durban to Havana...

6 Dec 2016

Raul de Lima
Ushering in a new era for Sun City

With some 25 years in the food and hospitality industry, Raul de Lima is taking the reins as general manager at iconic Sun City resort and is set to usher in a new era for...

6 Dec 2016

Mobile phones usage for travel
Mobile phones usage for travel

In the latest report on how people use phones for travel, Google in collaboration with Ipsos has provided insights on the influences mobile devices have on travellers' decisions...

By Josephine Wawira 6 Dec 2016

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MyCiTi adds buses, operates later than usual during festive season

Transport for Cape Town, the City of Cape Town's transport authority, will extend the operating hours of the MyCiTi bus service during the festive season

6 Dec 2016

Five simple data security questions to ask your travel agent this festive season
Five simple data security questions to ask your travel agent this festive season

When making getaway plans and booking lodges, tours, B&Bs and travel accommodations, it's common practice for many busy

By Amit Parbhucharan 6 Dec 2016

How will the Draft Liquor Amendment Bill of 2016 affect the hospitality industry?
How will the Draft Liquor Amendment Bill of 2016 affect the hospitality industry?

The proposed Draft Liquor Amendment Bill of 2016 is set to complicate South Africa's liquor regulatory environment even more...

5 Dec 2016

Sun City re-launches after going through R1bn worth of upgrades
Sun City re-launches after going through R1bn worth of upgrades

As much as R1bn has been spent on upgrading the Sun City entertainment centre over the past five years, and owner Sun International believes the development remains a popular leisure destination...

By Alistair Anderson 2 Dec 2016

#CapePointMoments campaign: sharing moments that made an iconic attraction
#CapePointMoments campaign: sharing moments that made an iconic attraction

The Cape Point Partnership with Thebe Tourism Group celebrated 20 years of the Cape Point concession at a glittering event and unveiled their Cape Point Moments campaign....

2 Dec 2016

ALE helps hospitality industry connect with the always-on consumer
ALE helps hospitality industry connect with the always-on consumer

Technological innovation has changed the hospitality industry significantly and continues to do so. We spoke to Ravin Naidu to find out how ALE helps establishments connect to...

By Cari Van Wyk 2 Dec 2016

Glenelly's new upstairs Tasting Room
Glenelly Estate reshaped, refreshed

After closing to the public for extensive renovations over the past year, the Stellenbosch estate has re-opened as a world-class Winelands destination...

1 Dec 2016

Pearl Oliver
Taj Cape Town head sommelier serving wine with ardor

We chat to Pearl Oliver, the head sommelier at five-star Taj Cape Town to find out more about her passion for wine and excellent service...

By Cari Van Wyk 1 Dec 2016

Welcome holiday rush challenge
Welcome holiday rush challenge

High season is relied on by many businesses to counteract quieter months and to build cash reserves for the year ahead. This surge in business can bring with it challenges, too, such as...

By Wynand Smit 1 Dec 2016

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Mpongo Private Game Reserve opens two new lodges

Premier Hotels & Resorts' Mpongo Private Game Reserve has recently opened two additional lodges to accommodate an increase in both leisure and business travellers...

1 Dec 2016

La Montagne refurbished lounge
First Group invests millions in refurbishing flagship properties

At a time when the luxury hospitality industry is enjoying a positive upturn, the First Group is boosting it's growth with a total investment of R179 million including...

1 Dec 2016

Enver Mally by Jon Meinking
#EntrepreneurMonth: what does it take to survive as an entrepreneur?

In the tourism sector, we see hundreds of entrepreneurs stepping out, some make it, some don't. There are some key factors to consider when taking the leap into starting your own business...

By Enver Mally 29 Nov 2016

Shimmy Luxury Collection now the sole operator of The Ritz
Shimmy Luxury Collection now the sole operator of The Ritz

Shimmy Luxury Collection has obtained full control of the previously held JV Management company and is the sole operator of the new Ritz which will now be opening its doors in February 2017...

29 Nov 2016

Breedezicht Estate - developing in unspoiled Witsand
Breedezicht Estate - developing in unspoiled Witsand

Breedezicht Estate is a development situated in the small town of Witsand - but it's not your regular development. The location, attractions, and architecture makes a unique destination for...

By Cari Van Wyk 29 Nov 2016

Keynote address delivered by Enver Duminy, CEO of Cape Town Tourism, who provided insight into the current developments in Cape Town and surrounds.
Inaugural Cheapflights Travel Awards winners announced

The winners of the inaugural Cheapflights Travel Awards, which recognises the best South African travel and tourism business and brands, have been announced...

28 Nov 2016

HelenOnline via  - Robben Island tour with a view of Table Mountain
Capetonians try out Cape Town Pass

Capetonians recently discovered the convenience and benefits of using a Cape Town Pass when 60 participants received a one day pass to Robben Island and Table Mountain...

21 Nov 2016

Study explores the Generation Effect on business travel
Study explores the Generation Effect on business travel

A global study by FCM Travel Solutions sheds light on how business travellers differ based on age. From Baby Boomers to Generation Y...

21 Nov 2016

#EntrepreneurMonth: what it takes to be a successful travelpreneur
#EntrepreneurMonth: what it takes to be a successful travelpreneur

FlightSiteAgent founder, Rian Bornman, rounds-up what it takes to make it as a successful travelpreneur...

18 Nov 2016

Inside the international terminal at Victoria Falls International Airport. Photo – Tami Walker
New $150 million Victoria Falls International Airport officially opens

The new $150 million Victoria Falls International Airport officially has the capacity to handle 1.5 million passengers per annum...

18 Nov 2016

Airbnb moves beyond just accommodation, launches Trips
Airbnb moves beyond just accommodation, launches Trips

Airbnb is moving beyond accommodation with the launch of Trips - bringing where you stay, what you do and people you'll meet together in one place...

18 Nov 2016

Minister Paulino Baptista
First of 50 hotels planned in Angola opens

AccorHotels and the Angolan group AAA Activos LDA inaugurated the ibis Styles IU Talatona on 9 November 2016, the first of 50 hotels planned in Angola...

17 Nov 2016

#EntrepreneurMonth: Zinhle Isima's ticket to ride
#EntrepreneurMonth: Zinhle Isima's ticket to ride

"It's always been a dream to make a positive impact on my community and country and through my work I am able to do so." - Zinhle Isima, FlightSiteAgent

17 Nov 2016

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