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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...

14 hours ago

#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

Ten reasons why you need to experience a luxury Botswana safari
Ten reasons why you need to experience a luxury Botswana safari

If you're making travel plans for 2017, here are 10 reasons why you need to experience a luxury Botswana safari...

By Jarred Manasse 28 Dec 2016

Castle of Good Hope renovations complete
Castle of Good Hope renovations complete

Renovations to the Castle of Good Hope are now complete with the prominent tourist attraction now offering access to previously unseen areas...

22 Dec 2016

Celebrate Christmas in the Cradle of Humankind at Maropeng
Celebrate Christmas in the Cradle of Humankind at Maropeng

Maropeng - The official visitor centre to the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site presents: An African Christmas Festival - 16-26 December...

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 15 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Tourism
#BestofBiz 2016: Tourism

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views.

12 Dec 2016

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...

8 Dec 2016

- Nick Paul
KZN Gogo's on Tour campaign to promote local travel, universal accessibility

There is a growing need to increase the frequency of local travel and creating a culture of experiencing new destinations within the borders of South Africa...

7 Dec 2016

Opening of The Gallery
Opening of The Gallery

Maropeng, the Official Visitors Centre for the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, has announced the opening of "The Gallery", its new exhibition space...

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 7 Dec 2016

Sanbona Explorer Camp: A holistic safari adventure in the Klein Karoo
Sanbona Explorer Camp: A holistic safari adventure in the Klein Karoo

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is a 54,000 ha premier wildlife destination that lies at the foot of the Warmwaterberg Mountains in the heart of the Klein Karoo...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 Dec 2016

#SharetheBay with Craig Duffield of Mosaic Tourism
#SharetheBay with Craig Duffield of Mosaic Tourism

Craig Duffield, founder of Mosaic Tourism, has always had a strong desire to make a difference...

By Sindy Peters 1 Dec 2016

- game lodge restaurant
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

A game drive in Marakele National Park
A game drive in Marakele National Park

The #TrekSouthAfrica team ventured out on the dry roads of the Marakele Game Reserve to explore the Big Five section of the park. Lead photographer Rudolph de Girardier describes this sunset drive...

28 Nov 2016

Swakopmund - famous jetty
Namibia growing as an exotic destination for African travellers

Exotic destinations are becoming a stretch on the purse-strings and looking for local destinations are fast becoming a major trend. Namibia is such a destination, with the country becoming an appealing option for...

28 Nov 2016

#SharetheBay: There's a rich history behind SA's 'diamond fibre' industry
#SharetheBay: There's a rich history behind SA's 'diamond fibre' industry

Did you know that South Africa's Eastern Cape is the mohair capital of the world? I didn't, until yesterday that is when we visited the Mohair South Africa headquarters in PE on a tour...

By Sindy Peters 24 Nov 2016

#SharetheBay: Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism launches revamped travel app
#SharetheBay: Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism launches revamped travel app

Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism held the launch of its revamped app just in time as we enter peak tourism season in South Africa...

By Sindy Peters 23 Nov 2016

Shield Award winners, Karoo Lion Search Team from Karoo National Park, SANParks
Conservationists awarded at SANParks Kudu Awards 2016

Deserving conservationists were recognised by South African National Parks at the 12th SANParks Kudu Awards ceremony...

21 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

Ten reasons why you should visit the Mashatu Game Reserve
Ten reasons why you should visit the Mashatu Game Reserve

Mashatu Game Reserve comprises of 29,00 hectares of privately owned land in the conserved wilderness area known as the Northern Tuli Game Reserve

By Jarred Manasse 17 Nov 2016

Victoria Falls - an attraction that has stood the test of time
Victoria Falls - an attraction that has stood the test of time

For centuries, travellers to the Victoria Falls have been held in awe as its waters tumbled over the lip into the gorge below with a roar...

17 Nov 2016

L-R: Executive Director of Economic Development Tourism and Agriculture, Anele Qaba; MMC of Economic Development Tourism and Agriculture, Cllr Andrew Whitfield; NMBT CEO, Mandlakazi Skefile, Owners of The Stampede and Lochhead and owner of The Blue Pearl, Maclean.
New cruises grow Nelson Mandela Bay tourism offering

Nelson Mandela Bay recently saw the launch of a new venture allowing locals and tourists to experience the city's marine tourism offerings through unique excursions including waterfront cruises...

15 Nov 2016

The most spectacular lakes in Africa
The most spectacular lakes in Africa

From crystal-clear waters that give mirror-like reflections to hypnotic ripples whose effect create an amazing allure, here are the most spectacular lakes in Africa...

By Josephine Wawira 11 Nov 2016

SA tourism industry looks to relaxed visa restrictions to boost arrivals
SA tourism industry looks to relaxed visa restrictions to boost arrivals

South Afrca's tourism industry has welcomed the planned easing of visa restrictions, which should boost arrival numbers and offset slowing domestic holiday travel...

11 Nov 2016

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