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Commodities slump won't impact long-term hotel development in Africa
Commodities slump won't impact long-term hotel development in Africa

The commodities slump in Africa and subsequent impact on business travel should not impact on long-term sustainability of hotel development in Africa, currently experiencing a boom on the continent...

30 minutes ago

10 reasons to visit the Phinda Private Game Reserve
10 reasons to visit the Phinda Private Game Reserve

Home to Africa's Big Five and an abundance of other flora and fauna, the Phinda Private Game Reserve situated in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province is the ideal destination for...

By Jarred Manasse 19 hours ago

Lessons from Seychelles for Nigeria's tourism master plan
Lessons from Seychelles for Nigeria's tourism master plan

Data is needed to help assess policies that govern future industry development and to provide knowledge to help guide successful and sustainable travel and tourism investment decisions...

By Olukayode Kolawole 21 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Georgie Davidson, the woman behind Fancourt Estate
#WomensMonth: Georgie Davidson, the woman behind Fancourt Estate

Meet Georgie Davidson, the CEO of and woman behind the world-renowned Fancourt Estate, a global landmark for business, leisure and golfing travel...

By Cari Van Wyk 1 day ago

Nqobile Nkosi, Tumi Manong, Rebone Sesoke, Meisie Nkosi, Zinzi Masina, Candy Tothill, Lucille Cremen, Hayley Moore and Carol Senosi
Tsogo Sun announces Entrepreneur of the Year finalists

"To meet the national requirements for job creation in South Africa, we need to cultivate an environment that is conducive to establishing and developing small businesses."

1 day ago

How to win customer attention, loyalty over the holiday season
How to win customer attention, loyalty over the holiday season

This festive season, retailers must up the ante across their digital channels to earn the recognition - and wallets - of consumers...

1 day ago

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Top getaway destinations for Joburgers

South Africa is a great country for travellers, with a variety of destinations. According to Shaun Pozyn, this diversity means you can cherry-pick your getaway...

1 day ago

Dubai Tourism roadshow sees flydubai tap into East African market
Dubai Tourism roadshow sees flydubai tap into East African market

Joining 14 Dubai-based partners in showcasing a wide range of services and upcoming attractions, flydubai is participating in Dubai Tourism's first-ever East Africa roadshow...

25 Aug 2016

AU passport boost might see tourism become the bedrock of Nigerian economy
AU passport boost might see tourism become the bedrock of Nigerian economy

Nigeria's tourism and hospitality industry might overtake...

25 Aug 2016

Could Stellenbosch rival Napa Valley in wine travel?
Could Stellenbosch rival Napa Valley in wine travel?

According to Clay Gregory, president and CEO of Visit Napa Valley, "Stellenbosch has the potential to become as significant as the Napa Valley."

25 Aug 2016

Bliss Boutique Hotel lands five-star grading
Bliss Boutique Hotel lands five-star grading

Bliss Boutique Hotel has been awarded a 5-star grading by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa. The venue has won the hearts of many guests and travellers...

24 Aug 2016

Linda Reddy
#WomensMonth: overcoming our own barriers with Linda Reddy

Linda Reddy joined Tsogo Sun 18 years ago. Starting at Garden Court South Beach in Durban, she worked her way up from reception to general management - gaining exposure to every aspect of running a hotel...

By Cari Van Wyk 24 Aug 2016

Kwantu empowers female rangers through volunteer programme
Kwantu empowers female rangers through volunteer programme

More women are preparing to professional enter a traditionally male dominated career in wildlife tourism and conservation, shattering the glass ceiling in the wildlife game ranger industry...

24 Aug 2016

Fintech company meets demand for simplified travel insurance
Fintech company meets demand for simplified travel insurance

Hepstar announced the launch of a simplified, user-friendly online service for buying travel insurance...

24 Aug 2016

Top long stay tips when moving
Top long stay tips when moving

Nicholas Barenblatt has some advice on how to lessen the stress of moving. The hotels often deal with guests in this position who use the long-stay accommodation facilities...

23 Aug 2016

Suncoast adds Oyster Inc to their portfolio
Suncoast adds Oyster Inc to their portfolio

Suncoast has added the Oyster Inc. brand to their portfolio of restaurants - a franchise launched by experienced entrepreneurs with a passion for the restaurant industry along with a love of seafood and sushi...

23 Aug 2016

Spier Secret Festival moves to Joburg
Spier Secret Festival moves to Joburg

On Sunday 6 November, the Spier Secret Festival moves to Johannesburg for its 2016 edition after four years of being hosted at Spier wine farm in Stellenbosch.

22 Aug 2016

Sixth SETE Conference to position SA as sports and events tourism destination
Sixth SETE Conference to position SA as sports and events tourism destination

The sixth edition of the SETE Conference, a dynamic business-to-business platform that is aimed at positioning SA as a sports and events tourism destination, is set to run from...

22 Aug 2016

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Holiday home development on world heritage property thwarted

Recent judgment confirmed that World Heritage Site and National Park managers have authority and jurisdiction in buffer zones around parks, thwarting a 512-holiday home development...

22 Aug 2016

Lakeside Lodge & Spa plays host to triathlon
Lakeside Lodge & Spa plays host to triathlon

Lakeside Lodge & Spa in partnership with TriSport is hosting its first cross triathlon on 17 September 2016. Set in the beautiful Garden Route, the estate will play host to...

22 Aug 2016

Contiki VR
Get a taste of Europe with Contiki VR headsets

STA Travel has teamed up with Contiki to bring Europe to South Africa by offering travellers a virtual reality experience using Contiki VR headsets...

19 Aug 2016

Hail the continental Pan-African passport
Hail the continental Pan-African passport

The historic move by the AU aims at opening up borders to allow free movement of goods and people among the African countries...

By Josephine Wawira 18 Aug 2016

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How travellers are benefiting from Britain's decision to leave the EU

New research by Hopper reveals that the cost of airfare to Britain has plummeted to the lowest level in more than three years...

By Joe Hessert 17 Aug 2016

SA Tourism workshop connects SA product owners with travel trade in Ghana
SA Tourism workshop connects SA product owners with travel trade in Ghana

SA Tourism recently hosted a successful trade workshop in Ghana, which saw approximately 100 members of the local travel trade meeting with some of the best South African product owners...

17 Aug 2016

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BON Hotels makes a move into Ethiopia

BON Hotels has added another property to its portfolio - BON Hotel Addis Ababa, Ethiopia...

16 Aug 2016

Head chef Janine Fourie
The Big Easy Durban chef dishes on seasonal produce

Head chef of The Big Easy Durban Winebar & Grill by Ernie Els, Janine Fourie, advises that one should make the very best of fruit and vegetables in season...

16 Aug 2016

Refurbishment sees Southern Sun Cape Sun shift focus to family accommodation
Refurbishment sees Southern Sun Cape Sun shift focus to family accommodation

One of the city's most iconic buildings, the 33-year old Southern Sun Cape Sun has undergone an extensive rejuvenation project that has broadened its offering...

16 Aug 2016

Infographic sheds light on Nigerian travellers
Infographic sheds light on Nigerian travellers

Jumia's latest infographic has revealed that women only account for 22% of the travelling population while men account for 78%...

16 Aug 2016

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Henry snaps up visitors

Crocworld Conservation Centre on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast has seen an influx of visitors searching for a new kind of resident creature - the Pokémon...

16 Aug 2016

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