Canned hunting was unknown to me up until a few months ago, and I'm guilty of being ignorant of the fact that this is happening under my very own nose, but from the moment I discovered the truth, I haven't been able to stop thinking or talking about it.
By Angie White 3 Dec 2013 09:18
Hotels are in danger of failing to adapt to a new breed of guest whose needs and demands are entirely different to those of previous generations. This is the conclusion of a new study in the changing nature of hotel guests undertaken by global hotel consultancy HVS London.
22 Nov 2013 16:27
Our #SpierNewJourney experience started off on rather a damp note - and by damp I mean torrential rain, coal-coloured clouds and significant flooding were in the mix.
By Ruth Cooper 22 Nov 2013 09:48
The Festive season is almost upon us and while it a time to be happy and relax with friends and family, it is sadly also the one time of the year when many South African motorists are injured or killed in car accidents, many of which could have been avoided.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 14 Nov 2013 13:21
The Ambassador Hotel has been a Cape Town landmark since Leon and Anthula Markowitz, at one time the city's mayoral couple, invited the world into their rock-top property in Cape Town's Bantry Bay.
By Brian Berkman 12 Nov 2013 10:45
Most of my school friends went to Langebaan for the holidays but we always went to visit family in Durban or Bloemfontein. From their stories of the warm lagoon and fun they had, Langebaan was a place I always knew I was missing out on.
By Brian Berkman 8 Nov 2013 11:43
James B Sherwood's list of What Makes A Five-Star Hotel Great is just one reason why you should read his memoire, Orient-Express: A Personal Journey.
By Brian Berkman 1 Nov 2013 11:35
"That's the biggest piece of pink quartz I've ever seen," said Trisha Bam, my former editor and now head of communications at a Cape university.
By Brian Berkman 29 Oct 2013 09:51
After 14 years apart, industry veterans and hoteliers Tony Romer-Lee and Euan McGlashan are back together in their newest venture, PMR Hospitality Partners, which is a boutique African hospitality management company based in Cape Town and Atlanta, US, through its sister firm, Valor Hospitality Partners.
4 Dec 2013 12:14
Indaba and We Are Africa have joined forces to introduce Two Shows One Africa, which they claim will change the face of travel trade shows on the continent, bringing unprecedented business benefits to exhibitors, buyers, and the greater African tourism sector.
3 Dec 2013 15:28
Trafalgar has devised a programme for its guests that is designed to give them even more and take them further beyond the expected in 2014.
3 Dec 2013 06:51
Travellers who are planning to take their smartphones, tablets or laptops on holiday overseas over the festive season and haven't factored in the cost of data roaming could find their trip turning out to be a lot more expensive than they expected.
29 Nov 2013 12:49
LUSAKA - A Chinese tourist who fell into a gorge at Zambia's famous Victoria Falls while taking pictures has escaped with only bruises, a tourism official said.
29 Nov 2013 10:53
Hotels and gaming group Tsogo Sun Holdings has reported a 20% rise in diluted adjusted headline earnings per share to 81.3c for the six months to September, up from 68.0c a year ago.
22 Nov 2013 10:11
The Limpopo Tourism Agency (LTA) is gearing up for the holiday season by ensuring the province is attractive for tourists.
By Siphiwe Nyathi 19 Nov 2013 10:19
Mortimer Harvey has selected a credit card-sized Z-CARD on behalf of its client, Absa Card, as an identical paper replica of the Avios Credit Card to target potential Avios Credit Card holders during select shopping centre activations.
Issued by Mortimer Harvey 18 Nov 2013 12:30
The Protea Hotel Kampala was recently named the best Luxury City Hotel in Africa in the World Luxury Hotel Awards. The ceremony, which was held in Phuket, Thailand, named those hotels around the world that guests had voted to have the best facilities and service.
18 Nov 2013 12:21
Co-founder and MD of Tourism Radio New Zealand, Hayden Braddock has taken up the role of CEO at Tourism Radio.
15 Nov 2013 08:26
Local companies are ready to create jobs for the youth through the proposed Employment Tax Incentive scheme‚ but want it properly implemented to avoid collapse.
14 Nov 2013 11:17
Will you be tempted by a pint-sized devil or tread on the side of 3D augmented reality angels when you visit Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Melrose Arch and Cape Town this Summer? Whether you choose naughty or nice, the latest Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! experience takes temptation and technology to a whole new level for guests and visitors alike, who stand to win a range of prizes using a mobile device and Naughty or Nice coasters that are to be found the hotel's restaurant, bar and lounge areas.
14 Nov 2013 10:24
Cape Point Route is the latest destination marketing organisation (DMO) to partner with Tourism Radio and produce an interactive mobile audio travel guide.
14 Nov 2013 08:54
Long Beach, a Sun Resorts property located on the east coast of Mauritius, has been commended as 'Country Winner' in the 'Luxury Family Hotel' category at the 2013 World Luxury Hotel Awards held in Phuket, Thailand.
14 Nov 2013 08:12
In Man Vs World athlete and engineer Rob Bell makes a series of point-to-point journeys through some of the world's most dynamic and exciting landscapes - without using any engines.
Issued by Mortimer Harvey 13 Nov 2013 12:45
MAPUTO: A spate of kidnappings and low-intensity conflict in Mozambique are threatening to scare away tourists who normally flock to the country's palm-fringed beaches.
12 Nov 2013 07:47
Situated in Franschhoek, the Cathbert Country Inn has undergone a journey of transformation and is now known as Angala Boutique Hotel & Guest House (Angala).
5 Nov 2013 14:27
Tourism Radio recently partnered with Anglo-Zulu War historian, Frank Allewell, to produce a mobile guide to the iSandlwana battle, a first of its kind for iPhone and Android mobile devices.
31 Oct 2013 14:21
Thulani Nzima, the CEO of South African Tourism, has promised the tourism industry an intensely business-focused Indaba 2014. He said that next year's Indaba has risen to the challenge to ensure that it is revamped, relevant and future proof.
31 Oct 2013 11:05
Cape Town Tourism's blogger-hosting campaign, #lovecapetown, has reportedly generated positive results for the destination with an estimated 42,282,508 opportunities to see the #lovecapetown conversation across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram during the hosting period.
30 Oct 2013 11:57
Gail Westphal, general manager of sales and marketing for Gooderson Leisure Hospitality Group, has been appointed to the board of Tourism Marketing South Africa (TOMSA). Based on her significant experience in the tourism sector, the TOMSA board believes that Westphal will be the ideal representative for KwaZulu-Natal.
30 Oct 2013 10:37
Senior executives from the African travel industry believe World Travel Market's international experience and reputation will guarantee the success of the inaugural World Travel Market Africa, taking place in May 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa.
30 Oct 2013 10:27
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