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Protea Hotel Malaga, a classic rest-stop where road meets nature
Protea Hotel Malaga, a classic rest-stop where road meets nature

The great appeal of staying here isn't the comfortable lodging or the well-tended gardens and inviting pool, but because of the way the staff will make you feel...

By Brian Berkman 1 day ago

-East Fort Hout Bay - Hout Bay and Llandudno Heritage Association
SA's ten most endangered cultural heritage sites

A part of our history and culture is lost every time South Africa loses a heritage site...

23 Sep 2016

Tsogo Sun adding more flair to SunSquare Montecasino
Tsogo Sun adding more flair to SunSquare Montecasino

Overlooking the Montecasino Complex in Fourways, trendy SunSquare Montecasino is the latest Tsogo Sun hotel to modernise its guest offering at a cost of approximately R16 million...

1 hour ago

Leo za1 via  - Mountain Zebra National Park, Eastern Cape
More than 60,000 visitors got to know their national parks

SANParks recorded 62,312 visitors to parks during South African National Parks Week under the campaign 'Know Your National Parks' which allowed locals to spend a day at a national park free of charge...

1 hour ago

Encore for PE Opera House
Encore for PE Opera House

The PE Opera House has recently undergone intricate renovations and expansions, transforming the building from a heritage site into a first class facility...

5 hours ago

maja2missy via
A record breaking winter for Airbnb South Africa

Airbnb welcomed 67,000 guests to South Africa this winter, an increase of 250% compared to last year...

6 hours ago

Volunteer travel a boom or a bust?
Volunteer travel a boom or a bust?

A panel of industry experts debated the future of volunteering overseas at WYSTC 2016 after which a consensus was reached that volunteering overseas is...

1 day ago

Marriott International expands portfolio with 30 leading hotel brands
Marriott International expands portfolio with 30 leading hotel brands

Marriott International, Inc. has expanded to include 30 prestigious hotel brands with the addition of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts portfolio...

1 day ago

Fox Browne Creative
Complementary companies team up for hospitality projects across Africa

Fox Browne Creative and PMR have announced that they will collaborate and partner with each other on selected hospitality projects throughout Africa to deliver enlightened hospitality and...

1 day ago

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
Africa Albida Tourism bags multiple awards

For the twentieth year in a row, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge has been voted the Best Resort Hotel by the Association of Zimbabwe Travel Agents, among other awards...

23 Sep 2016

Flying with the Germans: Lufthansa airs fun new commercial
Flying with the Germans: Lufthansa airs fun new commercial

Lufthansa has launched a new image campaign with a fun and entertaining new TV commercial bearing the slogan "More than just a good flight."

23 Sep 2016

Sani Pass picnic
Revamped Premier Hotel Sani Pass set to open in February

After a nine-month, R75 million refurbishment that began in April, Premier Hotel Sani Pass situated in the foothills of the Drakensberg, will reopen on 1 February 2017...

23 Sep 2016

Premier Hotels & Resorts shares its heritage
Premier Hotels & Resorts shares its heritage

Heritage Month celebrates the input of all South Africans in building the country and Premier Hotels & Resorts have been contributing, for the past 25 years, through the creation of...

22 Sep 2016

Celebrate Heritage Day with local cuisine
Celebrate Heritage Day with local cuisine

Should you find yourself in Johannesburg, Durban or Cape Town on Heritage Day (24 September), have a look at some of the local restaurant options available to you.

22 Sep 2016

Analysing gender aspects of the tourism industry
Analysing gender aspects of the tourism industry

The gender perspective cannot be left out when discussing sustainable development, particularly because tourism is a major employing sector for both men and women...

By Josephine Wawira 21 Sep 2016

Benguela on Main
Why Somerset West should be on your travel to do list

Situated between Stellenbosch and Strand in the Helderberg, Somerset West has more to offer than meets the eye. It may not be considered as the first place to visit for those spur of the moment trips, but...

21 Sep 2016

GoPro captures action from the sky with Karma drone
GoPro captures action from the sky with Karma drone

GoPro took to the sky with a Karma drone with its first-person action mini-cameras as part of a move to become a platform for modern-day storytelling...

20 Sep 2016

Rohan_Reddy via  - Zanzibar
Jumia Travel bolsters Afro Tourism booking site

Jumia Travel has rejuvenated its partnerships with travel and tourism promotion company, Afro Tourism, which promotes travel to and within Africa...

20 Sep 2016

July arrivals show tourism continuing to grow
July arrivals show tourism continuing to grow

The growing number of tourism arrivals in South Africa is continuing on an upward trend. For July, a total of 822,416 tourist arrivals were recorded, an increase of 12.2%...

20 Sep 2016

The Explorer Club consolidating operations
The Explorer Club consolidating operations

In order to promote a unified brand for a wide cross-section of clients, The Explorer Club Africa group, based in Livingstone, Zambia, is consolidating their operations...

19 Sep 2016

Robben Island experience to be enhanced by Service Excellence Legacy Committee
Robben Island experience to be enhanced by Service Excellence Legacy Committee

New members and ambassadors have been appointed to Robben Island's Service Excellence Legacy Committee to ensure an enriched service and heritage experience for visitors to the island...

19 Sep 2016

New Shimmy Luxury Collection to shake up SA hospitality landscape
New Shimmy Luxury Collection to shake up SA hospitality landscape

The launch of luxury hospitality group...

19 Sep 2016

Historic BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal celebrates 90th birthday
Historic BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal celebrates 90th birthday

After three marriages, a few flings and a divorce or two, BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal is celebrating her ninetieth birthday this year.

16 Sep 2016

Trending traveller preferences in hotel bookings
Trending traveller preferences in hotel bookings

Whether booking a hotel directly or through an online travel agent, there are trends that have undeniably dominated the process including the use of mobile devices and applications...

By Josephine Wawira 16 Sep 2016

Sun City launches revamped Cabanas, Valley of Waves
Sun City launches revamped Cabanas, Valley of Waves

The complex is in the final stages of a revamp to the tune of more than R1-billion to grow its popularity further still and entrench its positions as a top lifestyle destination...

16 Sep 2016

Survey finds Saffas know London better than their European counterparts
Survey finds Saffas know London better than their European counterparts

When it comes to sport, history, and geography, South Africans are pretty au fait with London. However, more than a few South African travellers will need to consult their guidebooks when...

16 Sep 2016

The best dining experiences at Victoria Falls
The best dining experiences at Victoria Falls

A holiday to Victoria Falls has to include a visit to the Falls, seeing the wildlife in the area and maybe an adrenalin-activity or three

15 Sep 2016

Untapped tourism sector an opportunity for entrepreneurs
Untapped tourism sector an opportunity for entrepreneurs

Despite tough economic conditions, the tourism sector highlights the opportunities that exist for ambitious, determined entrepreneurs...

15 Sep 2016

Bookings for We Are Africa filling up fast
Bookings for We Are Africa filling up fast

We Are Africa has announced that over 65% of available exhibitor space and 50% of their buyer programme have been booked...

14 Sep 2016

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