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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...

1 day ago

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Five ways tourism benefits Cape Town and its locals

Tourism is of major benefit to a destination such as Cape Town, with a direct and indirect economic impact. This isn't limited to rands being handed over at attractions or places of accommodation...

By Enver Mally 1 day ago

Boris Dzhingarov
Tourism, foodie culture, and the new wave of startups

Startups have taken note of the food-driven travel trend and have come out in droves to support this culinary subculture. From the craft brewery scene to destination-driven food tours, startups are helping travelers track down the best food in town...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

What's new at Sun City
What's new at Sun City

A much loved and popular holiday destination for local and international families since the late 70s, Sun City has been synonymous with fun-filled family holidays, glitzy gambling, and an OTT African kitsch style that tourists just can't seem to get enough of.

By Ruth Cooper 1 day ago

SA Express providing extra flights to Sun City
SA Express providing extra flights to Sun City

SA Express is introducing additional flights on Wednesdays between 14 December 2016 and 4 January 2017 to meet a high demand for flights to Sun City...

1 day ago

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 2 days ago

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New Turkish Airlines flights connects South Africa to Havana, Cuba

Turkish Airlines is expanding its global reach by adding the Cuban capital, Havana, allowing South Africans to fly from Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Durban to Havana...

3 days ago

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Ushering in a new era for Sun City

With some 25 years in the food and hospitality industry, Raul de Lima is taking the reins as general manager at iconic Sun City resort and is set to usher in a new era for...

3 days ago

Mobile phones usage for travel
Mobile phones usage for travel

In the latest report on how people use phones for travel, Google in collaboration with Ipsos has provided insights on the influences mobile devices have on travellers' decisions...

By Josephine Wawira 3 days ago

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MyCiTi adds buses, operates later than usual during festive season

Transport for Cape Town, the City of Cape Town's transport authority, will extend the operating hours of the MyCiTi bus service during the festive season

3 days ago

Five simple data security questions to ask your travel agent this festive season
Five simple data security questions to ask your travel agent this festive season

When making getaway plans and booking lodges, tours, B&Bs and travel accommodations, it's common practice for many busy

By Amit Parbhucharan 3 days ago

Climate change could leave South African tourism high and dry
Climate change could leave South African tourism high and dry

Towards the end of each year hundreds of thousands of people escape dark, cold, rainy winters in Europe and North America for a break in sunny South Africa...

By Jennifer Fitchett and Gijsbert Hoogendoorn 3 days ago

Beehive fences ward of crop-raiding elephants
Beehive fences ward of crop-raiding elephants

For subsistence farmers, an elephant raid can be devastating. Elephants can consume up to 400kg of food a day...

5 Dec 2016

Sun City re-launches after going through R1bn worth of upgrades
Sun City re-launches after going through R1bn worth of upgrades

As much as R1bn has been spent on upgrading the Sun City entertainment centre over the past five years, and owner Sun International believes the development remains a popular leisure destination...

By Alistair Anderson 2 Dec 2016

#CapePointMoments campaign: sharing moments that made an iconic attraction
#CapePointMoments campaign: sharing moments that made an iconic attraction

The Cape Point Partnership with Thebe Tourism Group celebrated 20 years of the Cape Point concession at a glittering event and unveiled their Cape Point Moments campaign....

2 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

Glenelly's new upstairs Tasting Room
Glenelly Estate reshaped, refreshed

After closing to the public for extensive renovations over the past year, the Stellenbosch estate has re-opened as a world-class Winelands destination...

1 Dec 2016

Welcome holiday rush challenge
Welcome holiday rush challenge

High season is relied on by many businesses to counteract quieter months and to build cash reserves for the year ahead. This surge in business can bring with it challenges, too, such as...

By Wynand Smit 1 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

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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

Gauteng Tourism Festive Summer Drive hits Makhelwane Festival 2016 this weekend
Gauteng Tourism Festive Summer Drive hits Makhelwane Festival 2016 this weekend

Gauteng Tourism and Locrate Market will be presenting the annual Makhelwane Festival as part of the drive to grow the visitor economy in the townships and promote the Festive Summer campaigns on 2-4 December in Soweto...

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 30 Nov 2016

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Mossel Bay, Bredasdorp star Cape performers

The secret to recovering from the 2009 recession lies hidden in the Western Cape towns of Mossel Bay and Bredasdorp...

By Dave Chambers and Aron Hyman 30 Nov 2016

Enver Mally by Jon Meinking
#EntrepreneurMonth: what does it take to survive as an entrepreneur?

In the tourism sector, we see hundreds of entrepreneurs stepping out, some make it, some don't. There are some key factors to consider when taking the leap into starting your own business...

By Enver Mally 29 Nov 2016

Breedezicht Estate - developing in unspoiled Witsand
Breedezicht Estate - developing in unspoiled Witsand

Breedezicht Estate is a development situated in the small town of Witsand - but it's not your regular development. The location, attractions, and architecture makes a unique destination for...

By Cari Van Wyk 29 Nov 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

Keynote address delivered by Enver Duminy, CEO of Cape Town Tourism, who provided insight into the current developments in Cape Town and surrounds.
Inaugural Cheapflights Travel Awards winners announced

The winners of the inaugural Cheapflights Travel Awards, which recognises the best South African travel and tourism business and brands, have been announced...

28 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

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