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African Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 longlist announced
African Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 longlist announced

The aim of the inaugural African Responsible Tourism Awards is to recognise inspiring African organisations that work to ensure tourism environments and benefit destinations and local people...

Issued by World Trade Market Africa 31 Mar 2015 11:59

Property management system customised for backpacker accommodation
Property management system customised for backpacker accommodation

protel have pooled their development resources into customising a property management system to suit the backpacker accommodation supplier, a market that is poised for exponential growth...

30 Mar 2015 13:55

SAA first flight to Abu Dhabi departs
SAA first flight to Abu Dhabi departs

PRETORIA: The first flight of South African Airways (SAA) to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates departed on Sunday, said SAA...

30 Mar 2015 11:02

The future of travel is now - Fogg
The future of travel is now

Digital agency Fogg has released its latest case study about an exciting new activation which will get the travel industry to rethink travel altogether...

Issued by Fogg 26 Mar 2015 10:16

Duke of Edinburgh Cup proceeds to keep Diepsloot warm this winter
Duke of Edinburgh Cup proceeds to keep Diepsloot warm this winter

Over 2,200 children from Diepsloot will be the main beneficiaries of this year's prestigious Tsogo Sun Duke of Edinburgh Cup amateur golf tournament, to be played on Monday, 20 April at the Country Club Johannesburg, on both the Woodmead and Rockland courses...

25 Mar 2015 13:45

Sun International bids 9.4bn for Peermont
Sun International bids 9.4bn for Peermont

Almost 20 years after the introduction of a new gaming dispensation in South Africa, the casino industry will effectively be reduced to two big rollers - Tsogo Sun and Sun International...

By Marc Hasenfuss 23 Mar 2015 12:20

Tourism, hospitality and small business app launched
Tourism, hospitality and small business app launched

Awesome South Africa is a mobile application that presents a platform to promote products, services and establishments in a wide range of industries for the benefit of vendors and merchants...

20 Mar 2015 11:41

Emirates launches app for Apple Watch
Emirates launches app for Apple Watch

When the Apple Watch becomes available on 24 April, Emirates' customers from around the globe will be able to enjoy the smart features and sleek interface of the Emirates app for Apple Watch...

18 Mar 2015 09:02

TGCSA's Chief Quality Assurance Officer resigns
TGCSA's Chief Quality Assurance Officer resigns

Thembi Kunene, Chief Quality Assurance Officer at the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA), has tendered her resignation effective from 31 March 2015...

17 Mar 2015 08:46

PR-Net rolls out events, suppliers lists
PR-Net rolls out events, suppliers lists

In the Western Cape, PR-Net has two events coming up. On 31 March, PR-Net Trade, in partnership with Publicity SA, hosts a 'Meet Your Media' event and the other, on 8 April 2015, has Chicago's Mike Santoro of PROI Walker Sands talking on 'Adapt or Die'...

16 Mar 2015 09:16

flydubai increases frequency on African routes
flydubai increases frequency on African routes

With the additional flights to Alexandria, Bujumbura, Juba and Zanzibar, flydubai will operate 78 flights a week to Africa...

12 Mar 2015 10:14

Wings Travel Management launches GoData
Wings Travel Management launches GoData

Wings Travel Management has launched GoData an intuitive, mobile-enabled business intelligence tool that gives clients direct access to every aspect of their travel data...

11 Mar 2015 12:21

Two rhinos poached in Eastern Cape
Two rhinos poached in Eastern Cape

Two rhinos have been poached on Mount Camdeboo, a private game reserve near Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape...

6 Mar 2015 11:45

Délice has decided - Franschhoek is in
Délice has decided - Franschhoek is in

Franschhoek, regarded as South Africa's Culinary Capital, is now a recognised member of the Délice Network of Good Food Cities of the World, the only member of the Délice Network in the southern hemisphere...

5 Mar 2015 10:42

New R1,000 discount terms announced by Cheap Flights SA for South African flights
New R1,000 discount terms announced by Cheap Flights SA for South African flights

Cheap Flights SA, a leading provider of cheap flights to and from South Africa, recently announced a competition for new R1,000 flight discounts from the company...

Issued by Cheap Flights SA 3 Mar 2015 10:28

World tourism leaders attend IIPT Interactive World Symposium
World tourism leaders attend IIPT Interactive World Symposium

Taleb Rifai, the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organisation of the United Nations, and David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council, are attending the IIPT Interactive World Symposium, on bringing peace through tourism in Johannesburg.

17 Feb 2015 12:11

Road closures ahead of SONA
Road closures ahead of SONA

There will be road closures and parking restrictions in areas surrounding Parliament for today's State of the Nation Address (SONA), Lt Gen Solomon Makgale, said yesterday...

12 Feb 2015 06:52

Lufthansa to fly to Panama for the first time
Lufthansa to fly to Panama for the first time

Lufthansa is further expanding its route network to South America. From 16 November 2015, the airline will offer year-round flights to Panama City for the first time, subject to government approval...

12 Feb 2015 06:37

Tech trends that will influence travel in 2015
Tech trends that will influence travel in 2015

Like most sectors, travel is being disrupted by technologybringing with it a new demand for its countless products and services by rethinking old business models and behaviours...

By Evan-Lee Courie 10 Feb 2015 15:16

SIA's new Premium Economy Class now open for booking - Epic Communications
SIA's new Premium Economy Class now open for booking

Singapore Airlines' newest class of travel, Premium Economy Class, has opened for sale...

Issued by Epic Communications 9 Feb 2015 19:14

Cape Town Tourism identifies 10 top trends in destination marketing
Cape Town Tourism identifies 10 top trends in destination marketing

"Visual storytelling, engagement and inspiration are among the factors that are set to dominate cutting-edge destination marketing in 2015"...

26 Jan 2015 16:20

'Trust Capital' is the key, IHG Trends Report finds
'Trust Capital' is the key, IHG Trends Report finds

The 2015 Trends Report, Building Trust Capital: The new business imperative in the Kinship Economy, from the InterContinental Hotels Group, identifies trends and issues of importance in the building of both brand and organisational trust...

23 Jan 2015 09:05

When in Washington... go the Club
When in Washington... go the Club

You're visiting Washington DC, right... so what better than to visit The Ritz-Carlton Club - and yes, it's a good as it sounds...

By Brian Berkman 14 Jan 2015 10:07

Barrels of fun at Grande Provence Harvest Festival
Barrels of fun at Grande Provence Harvest Festival

Celebrate the 2015 grape harvest with Grand Provence on Saturday, 28 February at its annual Harvest Festival...

13 Jan 2015 16:23

Strong winds strip beaches of sand
Strong winds strip beaches of sand

Concerns are growing over the state of Nelson Mandela Bay's Blue Flag beaches after climate change has been blamed for sand being stripped off some of the city's biggest seaside tourist attractions...

By Lee-Anne Butler 12 Jan 2015 11:35

Main suspension bridge undergoes maintenance
Main suspension bridge undergoes maintenance

The maintenance work on the main suspension bridge in the Storms River Mouth Rest Camp commences on Monday, 12 January. Repairs are expected to last approximately six weeks...

8 Jan 2015 12:30

Brace for takeoff of low-cost flights
Brace for takeoff of low-cost flights

The oil price dropped to its lowest level in five years yesterday, lubricating the South African market for more low-cost airlines...

7 Jan 2015 10:30

Plane e-ticket 'scam'
Plane e-ticket 'scam'

At least two Eastern Cape families have been caught in an international e-ticket scam that has wrecked their Christmas holidays...

30 Dec 2014 12:00

AirAsia plane likely 'at bottom of sea': Indonesia search chief
AirAsia plane likely 'at bottom of sea': Indonesia search chief

The AirAsia plane which went missing with 162 people on board en route for Singapore is likely at the bottom of the sea, Indonesia's National Search and Rescue Agency chief said Monday...

29 Dec 2014 12:00

Influential European makes 2014's Most Important Africans in Tech list
Influential European makes 2014's Most Important Africans in Tech list

MD of Jovago.com, Marek Zmyslowski was recently nominated as one of 2014's Most Important Africans in Tech...

24 Dec 2014 09:10

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