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The Royal Escape: espAfrika's new curated luxury experience
The Royal Escape: espAfrika's new curated luxury experience

espAfrika brings its latest offering - the Escape Experience - in a series of exclusive curated experiences designed to appeal to Africa's luxury market...

17 hours ago

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Five must-do activities in Limpopo

If you're planning on heading north on your next trip around South Africa, you're likely to experience the popular wildlife and fascinating heritage which wait in the inspiring province of Limpopo.

By Jarred Manasse 17 hours ago

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Why travellers should learn the language of their destination

The experience of travelling - short or long term, for leisure of pleasure, for life experience or to settle in a new country - is greatly enhanced by the ability to speak the language of your destination...

18 hours ago

Forever Resorts relaunches Mpumalanga's "Grand Old Lady"
Forever Resorts relaunches Mpumalanga's "Grand Old Lady"

Forever Resorts announced the relaunch of Mpumalanga's "Grand Old Lady", Mount Sheba, with a fresh new look...

21 hours ago

Cableway Maintenance 2016
Table Mountain Cableway closed for annual maintenance and refurbishment

Table Mountain Cableway will be closed for its scheduled annual maintenance from 25 July to 7 August 2016. Replacement of the Top Station generator...

1 day ago

Joint project promotes domestic destinations to business travellers
Joint project promotes domestic destinations to business travellers

A joint pilot project between SA Tourism and ASATA has seen over a 1,000 South African business travellers exposed to a wide range of domestic travel destinations and deals...

1 day ago

Marketing SA food and wine tourism to international travellers
Marketing SA food and wine tourism to international travellers

Minister Derek Hanekom will open the inaugural "The Business of Wine and Food Tourism" where he'll be presenting the first-ever national wine tourism strategy...

2 days ago

What you need to know about the new 'African passport'
What you need to know about the new 'African passport'

The passports will first be given to AU heads of state and government, ministers of foreign affairs, and the permanent representatives of AU member states...

By Fatima Moosa 20 Jul 2016

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African passport launched at AU Kigali Summit

The long-awaited Pan-African passport was launched at the opening ceremony of the 27th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union...

By Athan Tashobya 19 Jul 2016

#MandelaMonth: SANParks gets green-fingered this Mandela Day
#MandelaMonth: SANParks gets green-fingered this Mandela Day

In celebration of Mandela Day, SANParks head office staff members devoted 67 minutes of their time at St Anne Primary School in Pretoria...

18 Jul 2016

What Ghana's new visa-on-arrival scheme means for tourism and hospitality
What Ghana's new visa-on-arrival scheme means for tourism and hospitality

Ghana has started a visa-on-arrival scheme at Kotoka International Airport. What does it mean for the tourism and hospitality industries?

15 Jul 2016

Marine experts from The Marine Conservation Society will guide the guest journey through five underwater zones
Le Meridien Fisherman's Cove unlocks the sea for visitors

This unique, interactive programme helps guest discover a treasure trove of marine life around the island through a curated snorkeling experience...

15 Jul 2016

What's your rendition of travel?
What's your rendition of travel?

We all have a distinctive understanding and interpretation of travel - depending on our background, inquisitive characteristics and a gallivanting eye....

15 Jul 2016

Augmented reality: more than just fun and games
Augmented reality: more than just fun and games

The Pokemon Go augmented reality (AR) mobile game has taken the world by storm - even before its worldwide launch...

By Jason Ried 15 Jul 2016

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Cruising for conferences

Over the past six years, the segment catering for business MICE within the worldwide cruising business has grown over 300 percent...

14 Jul 2016

Crystal Lagoons is bringing their azure blue waters to SA
Crystal Lagoons is bringing their azure blue waters to SA

According to multinational innovation company Crystal Lagoons, a beachside paradise can be enjoyed just about anywhere...

14 Jul 2016

Gauteng Tourism to promote #GPLifestyle Events in Gaborone, Botswana
Gauteng Tourism to promote #GPLifestyle Events in Gaborone, Botswana

Gauteng Tourism will this week invade Botswana's capital city of Gaborone as it promotes Gauteng lifestyle and entertainment events to the multitudes of Botswana residents...

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 13 Jul 2016

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Finding treasures in the North West

In their journey to acquaint South Africans with local travel, the TOMSA/Sunday Times Finders Keepers team have reached the North West province...

13 Jul 2016

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Drier than ever in KZN as Umfolozi stops flowing

Umfolozi river, which courses through much of KwaZulu-Natal has dried up, as the drought in the province worsens...

By Nce Mkhize 13 Jul 2016

Sandton, the Gateway to Space
Sandton, the Gateway to Space

The Gateway to Space: The Exhibition with a selection of 60 space exhibits, running at Sandton Convention Centre is the biggest exhibition to be hosted in South Africa...

12 Jul 2016

Marriott growth creates opportunities for unemployed youth
Marriott growth creates opportunities for unemployed youth

There are in fact numerous opportunities for South Africans to find work. And one company is looking to create up to 25,000 new jobs for those willing to travel...

11 Jul 2016

MTPA unveils Mauritius Winter Calendar
MTPA unveils Mauritius Winter Calendar

The MTPA recently unveiled its winter season events calendar. Health, wellness, sports and gastronomy are just some of the themes on the winter calendar this year...

11 Jul 2016

SA to relax visa regulations for Indians
SA to relax visa regulations for Indians

SA is working on relaxing visa regulations to make it easier for Indian citizens to travel with ease. SA has the largest population of Indians outside of India...

By Genevieve Quintal 11 Jul 2016

Travellers seeking meaningful experiences a growing trend
Travellers seeking meaningful experiences a growing trend

There is more to travel than just being a "hammock potato". Travellers seeking meaningful experiences when they visit destinations is a growing global trend...

8 Jul 2016

Finders Keepers kicks off in Gauteng
Finders Keepers kicks off in Gauteng

The Sunday Times Finders Keepers team have kicked off their adventures and explored Gauteng's hidden tourism gems while also leading readers to...

7 Jul 2016

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Bakhresa and Verde Hotels team up for Zanzibar's greenest hotel

Bakhresa Group has appointed SA's Verde Hotels to...

5 Jul 2016

New members appointed for Tourism B-BBEE Charter Council
New members appointed for Tourism B-BBEE Charter Council

Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, has announced the names of the new members to serve on the Tourism B-BBEE Charter Council...

5 Jul 2016

New self-drive route allows travellers to see Knysna rooted in time
New self-drive route allows travellers to see Knysna rooted in time

Managed by the GRNP, the Knysna forest makes up around 42,000 hectares of land across the coastal stretch from George to Tsitsikamma...

1 Jul 2016

Lesedi plays host to famous adventurer Kingsley Holgate
Lesedi plays host to famous adventurer Kingsley Holgate

aha Hotel and Lodges' Lesedi, set amongst the rocky hills within the Cradle of Humankind, a World Heritage site, was the venue the famed explorer

30 Jun 2016

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