The Vineyard Hotel has been awarded Civic Honours by the City of Cape Town in recognition of extraordinary acts of service and outstanding contributions to the Cape metropole and its residents...
21 Nov 2014 13:35
A major Chinese engineering firm is interested in investing approximately R4 billion in a waterfront-type development in Port Elizabeth...
19 Nov 2014 12:15
Who among us would not like to go on holiday 52 times a year? It is on this premise that Jurgens Ci's new advertising campaign for Campworld is based...
17 Nov 2014 12:04
Safari365, in partnership with Cape Town Twitter celebrity James Costello, has launched a pro-African, pro-travel social media campaign titled #BeEbolaSmart, in an aim to alleviate fears and sensationalism...
17 Nov 2014 07:32
Rocktail Bay takes it name from a ship that was wrecked there. That wreck might have happened during a storm - the sort of storm that Noah might have encountered - the sort of storm that reminds us that nature is not necessarily benign...
By Brian Berkman 13 Nov 2014 08:29
Midas, a South African industry leader in vehicle parts, DIY and travel equipment, shares some insights into great holiday travel planning.
10 Nov 2014 11:35
Hosting the Commonwealth or Olympic Games would not only allow South Africa to access a greater share of the global sports tourism market, which is estimated to be valued at between R2- and R6 trillion, but also better position the country for tourism and inward investment, according to Grant Thornton.
10 Nov 2014 10:25
The very concepts of holiday and business travel have long been associated with excess: too much eating, drinking and too little sleep. This century-old problem has left too many travellers less healthy when they check out.
7 Nov 2014 10:44
In the first three years since Emirates launched in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity, over half a million passengers have connected to the internet on board an Emirates flight, and the airline expects this number to increase exponentially.
6 Nov 2014 11:18
Four star-graded hotels gained sudden favour with government employees when staying at five-star establishments was considered too wasteful while the three star-offering and below seemed relegated to the budget traveller looking for the no-frills stay.
By Brian Berkman 4 Nov 2014 09:16
The Department of Environmental Affairs says it has noted the indictment of two South Africans in the United States for alleged rhino poaching offences.
27 Oct 2014 09:24
The Presidency dismissed claims that President Jacob Zuma will no longer attend the 3rd Annual innovaBRICS Conference in the United Kingdom because he has been refused an audience with Prime Minister David Cameron.
27 Oct 2014 08:15
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has tabled the 2014 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), which signals a shift in the country's fiscal policy through measures aimed at reducing the country's budget deficit and stabilising public debt.
23 Oct 2014 09:19
Members of Parliament have responded to Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's inaugural Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), which he tabled in Parliament on Wednesday (22 October).
By Neo Semono 23 Oct 2014 08:26
An Etihad Airways cabin crew manager from Joburg has recently completed the world's first training course to become a flying butler. Evert Calitz, 25, was hand-picked to attend an intensive three-week training course held in London, led by the Savoy Hotel's Head Butler, Sean Deveron.
21 Oct 2014 15:11
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says he is satisfied with the way the Lindela Repatriation Centre in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg is being run.
21 Oct 2014 08:52
In a joint operation with members of the South African Police Services (SAPS) on the morning of Friday, 17 October, South African National Parks (SANParks) rangers stopped a suspicious vehicle near Skukuza and arrested five suspects.
21 Oct 2014 07:38
The Department of Health has, in an update of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, reported that there are still no suspected or confirmed cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in South Africa or its neighbouring countries.
20 Oct 2014 09:15
The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town has for the second year running been recognised for its commitment to environmental sustainability, winning a Lilizela Award in the Best Single Resource Management for Energy in the large establishment category.
17 Oct 2014 07:07
The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has launched its first NexGen property in Africa, Park Inn by Radisson in Newlands, with experienced hotelier Clinton Thom as GM.
13 Oct 2014 10:37
The Association of Southern African Travel Agents (ASATA) has released member research results on what it takes to be a 21st century travel agent.
10 Oct 2014 15:37
The Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA) has announced that Blue Flag status has been awarded to a record 82 sites in South Africa. The 2014/2015 South African Blue Flag season opens officially on 1 November.
9 Oct 2014 07:58
Environmental authorities say they made some progress in the fight against environmental crimes in the 2013/14 financial year.
9 Oct 2014 07:14
South African National Parks (SANParks) has announced that they are ready to start with the relocation and auction of a limited number of white rhinos from the Kruger National Park.
2 Oct 2014 11:50
Mining was one of the key industries in the South African economy with a total income of R408bn in 2012, says Statistician General Pali Lehohla.
30 Sep 2014 10:36