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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

Spier Burgers & Blends
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

WildArk acquires first wildlife conservancy in SA
WildArk acquires first wildlife conservancy in SA

Conservation organisation WildArk, together with guide training organisation EcoTraining, has acquired its first wildlife conservancy known as ‘Pridelands'...

8 Feb 2017

Clearing up the confusion: What travellers between SA and New Zealand need to know
Clearing up the confusion: What travellers between SA and New Zealand need to know

New visa regulations have come into effect for travellers from New Zealand to South Africa and vice versa, causing confusion and concern. Immigration and citizenship law specialist Stefanie De Saude clarifies matters...

By Stefanie De Saude 6 Feb 2017

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Why millions chose Africa as their safari destination

Tourists select the continent as a destination for wildlife viewing and to enjoy the sunny skies. Africa is the world's number one destination for safaris which range from the exotic to the very simple...

By Marco Scholtz 3 Feb 2017

Tchegera Island, Congo
The time is now for remote Africa to take advantage of global travel trends

The number of international visitors travelling to historically avoided or forgotten destinations in Africa has seen a steady increase since 2000...

3 Feb 2017

Caution urged following avian flu outbreak
Caution urged following avian flu outbreak

Since November 2016, some 40 countries have reported avian flu, also know as bird flu, outbreaks in wild birds and domestic poultry...

1 Feb 2017

GVK-Siya Zama transforms PE's Tramways terminus
GVK-Siya Zama transforms PE's Tramways terminus

GVK-Siya Zama has completed the R54m project to transform Port Elizabeth's previously derelict Tramways building into a mixed-use development...

1 Feb 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

A wanderlust-inducing time-lapse of Vietnam: Land of the Dragon
A wanderlust-inducing time-lapse of Vietnam: Land of the Dragon

South African time-lapse artists, Rory Allen has released a wanderlust-inducing video of his nearly three-week holiday in Vietnam...

26 Jan 2017

South African travellers have an appetite for canal boating
South African travellers have an appetite for canal boating

The growth in the number of South Africans doing canal boating in Europe the past year exceeded that of the USA and Australia...

25 Jan 2017

Kenya's top five adventure activities
Kenya's top five adventure activities

Already well known for its traditional Kenya Safari, the East African country offers an array of adventurous experiences to its growing number of tourists.

25 Jan 2017

Eco-huts attract tourists and cash to Kenyan herding communities
Eco-huts attract tourists and cash to Kenyan herding communities

A modern version of the Maasai traditional dwelling, equipped with clean energy, is helping tribal women earn an income...

By Benson Rioba 24 Jan 2017

From L to R: City of Johannesburg Acting Deputy Director: Convention Bureau, Rendani Khorommbi; SA Tourism CEO, Sisa Ntshona; Gauteng Tourisms' Head of Conventions & Events, Nonnie Kubeka, and Chief Convention Bureau Officer of South Africa National Convention Bureau, Amanda Kotze-Nhlapo
#MeetingsAfrica17: Sustainability for inclusiveness

With 40 days to go, Meetings Africa launched at the Living Room, in the Moboneng Precinct Johannesburg, with a clear message: tourism must be sustainable and inclusive if it is to be meaningful...

By Danette Breitenbach 23 Jan 2017

Seabourn Sojurn returns to Alaska in 2017
Seabourn Sojurn returns to Alaska in 2017

International cruise line representative in Southern Africa, Cruises International recently announced that Seabourn Sojurn will return to Alaska in 2017 for the first time in 15 years...

20 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: All-inclusive holidays, snowy destinations trending for SA travellers
#BizTrends2017: All-inclusive holidays, snowy destinations trending for SA travellers

We spoke to Lesego Matabane, marketing manager for Club Med South Africa, about South African travellers and their habits...

20 Jan 2017

How to address the needs of the uncompromising customer
How to address the needs of the uncompromising customer

Intercontinental Hotels Group's 2017 Trends Report highlights the uncompromising nature of today's customer...

19 Jan 2017

Self-Drive Safari in Kenya
Adventure travel to drive growth of international travel

The trend toward adventure travel is clear to see in the statistics yes, but more than that the need for something deeper from travel became clear...

18 Jan 2017

Khayelitsha like you've never seen it before
Khayelitsha like you've never seen it before

There's more than meets the eye to Khayelitsha. The latest video in the Love Cape Town Neighbourhoods series explores the township in a way that will open the eyes of those unfamiliar with the 'hood'...

18 Jan 2017

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Abu Dhabi evolving into a distinctive global destination

In Mastercard's new Global Cities Index Report, Abu Dhabi ranks as the fastest-growing destination in the Middle East and among the fastest-growing in the world...

17 Jan 2017

Ten reasons why you should explore the Karoo in 2017
Ten reasons why you should explore the Karoo in 2017

If you're looking for peace and quiet away from the busy city, then the Karoo should be right at the top of our travel wish list. Become immersed in a place of immense spaces, wide-angle horizons, craggy mountain ranges and starry skies...

By Jarred Manasse 16 Jan 2017

Fairview goats get a skywalk and playpark
Fairview goats get a skywalk and playpark

35 years after its famous Goat Tower was first built, Fairview has introduced a new landmark attraction – South Africa's first skywalk and activity playpark for goats...

16 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The future of marketing in 360-degrees
#BizTrends2017: The future of marketing in 360-degrees

The technology to watch in 2017 is Virtual Reality - along with the accompanying practice of 360-degree videography, the mechanism used by consumers and professionals to create immersive virtual reality experiences...

By Andre Van Kets 12 Jan 2017

New flights deliver record boost to Cape Town tourism industry
New flights deliver record boost to Cape Town tourism industry

From June to December 2016, every month saw record numbers of international tourists arrive at the Cape Town Airport. New direct flights have given the tourist industry a fabulous boost...

11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Connected experiential holidays, all pervasive ICT the hottest trends in tourism
#BizTrends2017: Connected experiential holidays, all pervasive ICT the hottest trends in tourism

Two trends in particular - the desire for immersive and connected travel experiences as well as digital and cyber economy innovation - are banging on the tourism door as we prepare for 2017...

By Gillian Saunders 9 Jan 2017

Ten reasons why you should explore the Moremi Game Reserve
Ten reasons why you should explore the Moremi Game Reserve

Moremi Game Reserve was rated one of the most beautiful game reserves in Africa and is ideal for travellers looking to experience an authentic African safari experience...

By Zintle Tsholoba 5 Jan 2017

Take a walk on the wild side: seven lesser known and 'green' spaces in Africa
Take a walk on the wild side: seven lesser known and 'green' spaces in Africa

Here are seven lesser-known and out-of-the-ordinary eco-destinations...

By Martinette Kruger and Armand Viljoen 3 Jan 2017

Travelling the Club Med way
Travelling the Club Med way

Travellers from across the globe have utilised the Club Med offering, including many South Africans. We spoke to Heidi Kunkel, CEO New Markets Europe and Africa at Club Med, to find out more about the Club Med way...

By Cari Van Wyk 30 Dec 2016

Kjrajesh via  - abra boats on Dubai Creek
Off the beaten track in Dubai

A new generation of Dubai denizens are reimagining this urban landscape, and so, Dubai's must-sees and must-does are also taking new courses...

29 Dec 2016

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