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Responsible travel: Finding environmental solutions for campers and lodges
Responsible travel: Finding environmental solutions for campers and lodges

Whilst out enjoying the wonders how do campers, caravanners, and self-caters administer the challenges presented with managing their food waste?

By Gavin Heron 1 day ago

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Cape Town Air Access announces new flights and expansions

Cape Town Air Access has announced the launch of a new direct flight to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe as well as the expansion of the existing service to Luanda, Angola to a daily...

2 days ago

Magalies Park refurbished lounge
Magalies Park up for a R40 million modern facelift

Magalies Park timeshare resort, near the Hartebeesport Dam, is undergoing a R40 million refurbishment which will leave its 185 chalets with a fresh new look...

9 hours ago

Sod turning marks start of Skukuza Safari Lodge construction
Sod turning marks start of Skukuza Safari Lodge construction

SANParks CEO said this new development is set to raise KNP's competitiveness as one of the premier meetings and events destinations in the country...

1 day ago

City Lodge posts interim results, progress on four new hotels
City Lodge posts interim results, progress on four new hotels

City Lodge is making significant progress with the development of three new hotels in Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, and Windhoek, and has begun the development of City Lodge Hotel in Maputo...

1 day ago

Hard work ahead to address opportunities in tourism
Hard work ahead to address opportunities in tourism

Tourism took a deserved mention in the State President's State of the Nation Address, with the sector viewed as a key area for driving job creation...

By Enver Duminy 16 Feb 2017

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Fair Trade Tourism adds Shamwari to its portfolio

Fair Trade Tourism has added Shamwari Game Reserve - one of South Africa's most high-profile and innovative wildlife conservation areas - to its portfolio of South African tourism businesses...

15 Feb 2017

R-L: Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Nkem Okeke (Right); Chairman, Bon Hotel Grand Pela, Nwakeze Pete and his wife Nwakeze Emmanuela, during the official commissioning of Grand Pela Hotel in Durumi, Abuja, and Former Ambassador of Nigeria to Angola, Folorunso Otukoya (left).
BON Hotels adds Grand Pela to their Nigerian portfolio

BON Hotels has added BON Hotel GRAND Pela, located in Abuja, to their portfolio - their tenth property in Nigeria...

14 Feb 2017

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Embrace solo cruising

Previously, solo travellers were ‘punished' for wanting to travel alone – single supplements meant that solo travel was even more expensive than travelling with a partner or friend...

14 Feb 2017

Flux in luxury travel and what to know
Flux in luxury travel and what to know

While conventional travel is associated with low-cost adventure, travellers are increasingly shifting gear and are willing to part with the extra dollar for extra special attention and services...

By Josephine Wawira 13 Feb 2017

Business is booming for the Century City Conference Centre and Hotel
Business is booming for the Century City Conference Centre and Hotel

The Century City Conference Centre and Hotel has exceeded its first-year target of hosting 50,000 guests within the first eight months and as of February this year, almost 80 percent of its 2017 target has already been booked...

13 Feb 2017

New self-catering apartment bolsters Garden Route luxury travel offering
New self-catering apartment bolsters Garden Route luxury travel offering

With the addition of a new 5-star apartment located in the Protea Hotel by Marriott Mossel Bay, the Garden Route region is well placed to cater to the luxury travel market...

13 Feb 2017

McGrath family sells hotels, retains minority interest
McGrath family sells hotels, retains minority interest

An agreement has been signed with the McGrath family holding company to acquire The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel in Cape Town, The Marine Hotel in Hermanus and the Plettenberg Hotel in Plettenberg Bay...

10 Feb 2017

BobiMpower via  - MV Minerva cruise ship of Swan Hellenic
G Adventures diversifies portfolio with acquisition of boutique cruise line

G Adventures has acquired UK cruise line Swan Hellenic, further diversifying its portfolio of brands, adding boutique small ship cruising to its...

10 Feb 2017

Claudirene via  - Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, Panorama Route, Mpumalanga
2017 to be the year of tourism for Kruger Lowveld

Given that Mpumalanga has been awarded the opportunity to host World Tourism Day on 27 September 2017, the province's government has declared 2017 the 'year of tourism'...

10 Feb 2017

- Villa Bleu Blanc, Cape Town
AccorHotels to acquire 100% of luxury private rental player Travel Keys

AccorHotels has begun exclusive negotiations to acquire 100% of Travel Keys - an elite travel broker representing a luxury collection of over 5,000 villas across more than 100 destinations...

10 Feb 2017

Tourism Grading Council of SA changes grading plaques
Tourism Grading Council of SA changes grading plaques

The Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) is changing the look of the plaques which reflects the grading level of establishment, introducing a new high-quality perspex plaque...

9 Feb 2017

Effective collaboration between stakeholders a must for tourism and hospitality development
Effective collaboration between stakeholders a must for tourism and hospitality development

The tourism and hospitality sector has seen a major revamp over the years but more collaborative efforts between all stakeholders are needed to ensure sustained growth and development...

By Bennet Otoo 9 Feb 2017

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Stellenbosch Wine Routes outshines peers at international Wine Tourism Challenge

The Stellenbosch Wine Routes organisation has again impressed judges in the international Wine Tourism Challenge and was named the winner of Best Promotional Body...

8 Feb 2017

Samsonite and Uzwelo Luggage Cover
#DesignMonth: Turning excess fabrics destined for landfills into unique luggage covers

Uzwelo Bags has designed and manufactured unique, eye-catching luggage covers that will ensure that you never miss your bag on that overcrowded carousel ever again...

By Cari Coetzee 8 Feb 2017

Florence, Italy
Leeu Collection acquires second European property

Leeu Collection has expanded its international hospitality portfolio further by acquiring the former Collegio Alla Querce in Florence, Italy, its second property in Europe...

8 Feb 2017

Being chief of a Club Med village
Being chief of a Club Med village

Brendan van Zyl has cultivated his hospitality skills at Club Med resorts across the world and recently became the first South African Chief of Village at a Club Med resort, ever...

By Cari Coetzee 7 Feb 2017

Travel industry excited about upcoming Africa Travel Week
Travel industry excited about upcoming Africa Travel Week

Excitement is building for the upcoming Africa Travel Week which will see three travel industry events - WTM Africa, ibtm africa, and ILTM Africa - being held at CTICC from 19 to 23 April 2017...

7 Feb 2017

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The future of out-of-home is here, with Uber (of course)

Uber and Hubble (previously known as Taxi Media Group) have partnered to offer riders interactive entertainment during their trips...

6 Feb 2017

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Lufthansa writes its love for Cape Town on the wall

Lufthansa has partnered with Cape Town graffiti artists Lyle Dolman and Mathew Schafer from Arts Alternative to create a series of temporary art installations to celebrate the airline's love for the Mother City...

6 Feb 2017

Ronald Ramsamy, Group Executive Chef at Sun International with some of the Miss SA finalists copy
Time Square hails a new era in dining and entertainment

Time Square will open with 18 new restaurants, lounges, and bars - each one unique in concept and character, creating a vibrant food and beverage landscape...

3 Feb 2017

TPConnects to launch IATA NDC based travel search website for Middle East and Africa
TPConnects to launch IATA NDC based travel search website for Middle East and Africa

TPConnects will be launching ihlah.com, a travel search website accompanied by top-ranked mobile apps for travellers living in the Middle East and Africa region, by the second quarter of 2017...

1 Feb 2017

Port Owen, situated in Velddrif on the Cape West Coast, is among the prestige portfolio of shared vacation destinations.
Shared vacation ownership a growing industry

Shared vacation ownership has a significant footprint and boasts a mature R3.5 billion per annum industry totaling more than 200 resorts and 500,000 shared owners throughout the country, according to VOASA...

31 Jan 2017

Qantas 2017 safety video promotes Australian destinations
Qantas 2017 safety video promotes Australian destinations

The new Qantas safety video for 2017 features everyday Australians in their favourite destinations across every state and territory and several cameo appearances including...

31 Jan 2017

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