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Lufthansa announces increased capacity to Cape Town
Lufthansa announces increased capacity to Cape Town

Dr. Andre Schulz, Lufthansa's new general manager for South Africa announced at a press briefing held in Cape Town, that the airline would be increasing its capacity...

3 Jul 2015 07:07

Cape Town: The world's premier conferencing destination - CTICC Conferencing
Cape Town: The world's premier conferencing destination

The 'Mother City' of South Africa, Cape Town, is a hotpot of multi-cultural diversity and engagement, and has become a favourite location for both national and international conference organisers...

Issued by CTICC Conferencing 22 Jun 2015 14:00

Tsogo Sun, Generation Earth announce partnership
Tsogo Sun, Generation Earth announce partnership

Tsogo Sun has entered into a new partnership with Generation Earth, a green networking platform with the youth, for the youth and by the youth, that recognises and develops green thinkers...

19 Jun 2015 06:22

Ten little things that Japan does differently
Ten little things that Japan does differently

Travel is good for creativity, it forces you to look at the world with fresh eyes - and few countries are as both as strange and familiar as Japan.

By Sarah Britten 18 Jun 2015 08:49

Travellers love Gauteng - Gauteng Tourism Authority
Travellers love Gauteng

Five of the top ten landmark sites in the 2015 Trip Advisor survey are in the Golden Province of Gauteng underlining its standing as a preferred destination for tourism...

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 12 Jun 2015 12:38

African airlines to post thinnest profit - Iata
African airlines to post thinnest profit - Iata

Miami - African airlines are expected to post a collective profit of $100m for a net margin of 0.8% ($1.59 per passenger), the thinnest of all regions...

By Carin Smith 9 Jun 2015 08:47

LAM Mozambique Airlines and Amadeus Southern Africa partner
LAM Mozambique Airlines and Amadeus Southern Africa partner

Amadeus Southern Africa has announced that LAM Mozambique Airlines has entered into a partnership with Amadeus.

2 Jun 2015 12:33

New travel regulations now in place
New travel regulations now in place

The new Passport and Travel Documents Act officially took effect from 1 June 2015...

1 Jun 2015 12:55

Five gadgets to transform the way you travel
Five gadgets to transform the way you travel

Whether you're a seasoned business traveller or just recently started globetrotting, having the right gadgets can make your trip more manageable - and enjoyable...

By Nafisa Akabor 27 May 2015 09:38

SA minor child no longer grounds for permanent residency
SA minor child no longer grounds for permanent residency

A pressing immigration matter that continues to divide families yet stay under the media's radar, concerns permanent residency applications on the grounds of a South African minor child...

Issued by Le Roux Attorneys 26 May 2015 11:16

SA's tourism sector set to flourish
SA's tourism sector set to flourish

Improved competitiveness and significant government support have strengthened South Africa's claim to be the leading sub-Saharan tourism destination...

26 May 2015 10:02

2015 Kwêla Dorp van die Jaar competition gets major sponsor
2015 Kwêla Dorp van die Jaar competition gets major sponsor

The 2015 Kwêla Dorp van die Jaar competition, in which residents get the opportunity to vote for their favourite town in South Africa and Namibia has a major sponsor, Indwe Risk Services...

22 May 2015 09:11

Awesome South Africa mobile app launched to promote tourism
Awesome South Africa mobile app launched to promote tourism

Developer Brandon Wilson has released his Awesome South Africa mobile app, which offers vendors and merchants in the tourism industry a platform on which to promote products, services and establishments to tourists...

By Tom Jackson 22 May 2015 08:32

Premium visa and permit centre for executives launched
Premium visa and permit centre for executives launched

JOHANNESBURG - Senior corporate executives seeking to make visa and permit applications will no longer have to visit the usual Home Affairs branches...

21 May 2015 07:58

South Africa ranks number one with 94% of Starwood sales staff
South Africa ranks number one with 94% of Starwood sales staff

South Africa was voted the destination of choice by 94% of Starwood Hotel and Resorts global sales divisions...

21 May 2015 07:31

Potential extension of World Heritage site to include Southern Cape forests
Potential extension of World Heritage site to include Southern Cape forests

The Afromontane forests of the Southern Cape, most of them part of the Garden Route National Park (GRNP) are up for a listing on the World Heritage List...

20 May 2015 07:47

Uganda: Tour firms want VAT, Visa charges revised
Uganda: Tour firms want VAT, Visa charges revised

As Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) celebrates its award-winning triumph at Africa's premier Indaba tourism expo private sector players in the country's tourism industry have asked government to scrap the 18 per cent levy on tourism services...

By Moses Mugalu 19 May 2015 12:46

INDABA 2015 concluded on a high note
INDABA 2015 concluded on a high note

INDABA 2015 concluded on May 11, 2015 and enjoyed great participation from 20 countries from around the African continent...

19 May 2015 12:03

Cyber criminals check into hotels
Cyber criminals check into hotels

Cyber criminals are getting increasingly smarter and finding sophisticated new ways to steal customers' data from hotel websites, front desks and sites...

19 May 2015 11:52

Musa Strachan
Xenophobia: South Africa's instability is killing its tourism industry

The recent outbreak of xenophobic attacks across the country has left an indelible mark on the South African tourism industry...

By Musa Strachan 18 May 2015 15:40

Trends in ecotourism: how businesses can engage in sustainable travel
Trends in ecotourism: how businesses can engage in sustainable travel

Ecotourism is defined by responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the welfare of local people...

By Eran Feinstein 18 May 2015 12:57

Sabre's TripCase App now available on Apple Watch
Sabre's TripCase App now available on Apple Watch

Sabre Corporation has officially launched its travel management app, TripCase, on the Apple Watch, granting convenience and a streamlined experience for on-the-go travellers...

18 May 2015 12:35

Mining Operation Phakisa to start work in August
Mining Operation Phakisa to start work in August

PRETORIA: Engagements which are aimed at moving the mining sector forward will start in August, as part of the Mining Operation Phakisa...

By Nosihle Shelembe 15 May 2015 07:10

Joburg celebrates latest ICCA Global and Africa rankings
Joburg celebrates latest ICCA Global and Africa rankings

After an astounding jump of 92 places in 2012, from 234 to 142, Johannesburg has continued its steady climb, clocking in at position 136 in 2013 and now position 101 in 2014...

14 May 2015 16:56

The Vaal wine tasting 2015 - Gauteng Tourism Authority
The Vaal wine tasting 2015

Not too long now before the popular annual Vaal River Meander Wine Route treat starts - on for six weeks from 11 July to 16 August...

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 13 May 2015 13:49

Etihad Airways partners Brand USA
Etihad Airways partners Brand USA

Etihad Airways has entered into a partnership with Brand USA, a destination marketing organisation for the United States, in order to boost tourism to the US. The airline sponsored a Brand USA reception at the Armani Hotel in Dubai, as part of the annual Arabian Travel Market global travel and tourism exhibition...

13 May 2015 11:30

Who knew there was so much to do in Vereeniging? - Gauteng Tourism Authority
Who knew there was so much to do in Vereeniging?

Just 45 minutes from Johannesburg, Vereeniging has so much to offer, from sports to culture and the arts. And there are some lovely hotels and guesthouses to relax at when you return from a busy day of doing it all!...

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 12 May 2015 11:05

Cape Town's new 'Hello Weekend' campaign
Cape Town's new 'Hello Weekend' campaign

The new Cape Town Tourism domestic marketing campaign, 'Hello Weekend', aims to position Cape Town as a city where there is always something on, 52 weekends a year...

12 May 2015 08:49

Tourism positive, but there are dampers
Tourism positive, but there are dampers

South Africa's hospitality sector is one of the country's key drivers of growth and has proved to be resilient despite a difficult 2014, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom said in Durban at the weekend...

11 May 2015 15:40

The Science for Resilience Expo: How science and 2,000 youths can build a resilient Limpopo River Basin - Gauteng Tourism Authority
The Science for Resilience Expo: How science and 2,000 youths can build a resilient Limpopo River Basin

The Resilience in the Limpopo River Basin (RESILIM) Program, in partnership with Kwalata and Science Unlimited, is hosting the Science for Resilience Expo at the Kwalata Game Reserve in Hammanskraal from 12-14 May...

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 11 May 2015 13:46

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