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Sun International's sales team challenging the status quo

According to Terrell-Kramvis, group general manager for sales at Sun International, being successful takes finesse and balance, especially in a perceived male-dominated space...

1 day ago

#WomensMonth: Making a mark on SA's travel industry
#WomensMonth: Making a mark on SA's travel industry

President of the Association of Southern African Travel Agents and CEO of Sure Travel, Vanya Lessing is recognised by many as one of the doyennes of South Africa's travel industry...

2 days ago

Exploring the marvelous melting pot that is Bo-Kaap
Exploring the marvelous melting pot that is Bo-Kaap

The latest addition to Cape Town Tourism's Love Cape Town's Neighbourhoods series has been released and focuses on the rich and colorful history and heritage of the Bo-Kaap...

2 hours ago

Discover SA through Google Street View's new set of visual experiences
Discover SA through Google Street View's new set of visual experiences

Google South Africa launched a new gallery, Discover South Africa on Street View, allowing users to explore four new amazing sites through a 360-degree visual experience...

21 hours ago

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Leadership lessons nurtured through travel

There are many reasons why people travel, but, have you ever considered that travel could also serve to nurture leadership skills?

By Ramesh Jeenarain 1 day ago

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Rallying behind empowering women in tourism

During a visit to tourism establishments owned and managed by women in Cape Town, Minister Tokozile Xasa emphasised the need for increased participation and representation of women executives in the sector...

1 day ago

SANParks celebrates employees in regional Achievement Awards
SANParks celebrates employees in regional Achievement Awards

In celebration of its employees, the SANParks' northern region park's held its regional Achievement Awards function on Friday, 18 August at Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site outside of Musina.

2 days ago

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Could Google become the dominant force in hospitality?

Will Google come to dominate the industry, leaving online travel agencies and others in its wake?

By Stuart Pallister 2 days ago

Plan to grow sustainable coastal and marine tourism in SA approved
Plan to grow sustainable coastal and marine tourism in SA approved

“The coastal and marine tourism sector will contribute about R21.4bn to the GDP and create about 116,000 direct jobs by 2026, thus reducing poverty, inequality and unemployment..."

3 days ago

N2 project to make travelling easier
N2 project to make travelling easier

The N2 Wild Coast project will improve mobility and connectivity between provinces and towns, says Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi...

3 days ago

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Wildlife and environmental management top priority at Tomjachu Bush Retreat

The Tomjachu Bush Retreat prides itself in the preservation and protection of the indigenous natural environment within its property. With an abundance of animal, bird and plant life, the retreats'...

18 Aug 2017

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Go2Africa providing training opportunities for safari agents

Now in its tenth year, Go2Africa's Safari Expert Academy gives beginner agents and other sector industry experts looking to get into safari game opportunities...

18 Aug 2017

DJ and producer Spoek Mathambo and Khayelitsha’s own, Yolanda Fyrus.
Airbnb and Vice teams up for a once in a lifetime experience

Airbnb and Vice Media have teamed up to send 100 people on a once in a lifetime experience trip to Paris, Harlem, Cape Town and Tokyo through the Airbnb Trips platform...

18 Aug 2017

Tips on how to have an ethical elephant experience
Tips on how to have an ethical elephant experience

Here are the five ways to have an ethical elephant experience abroad, so you can appreciate the beauty of these wonderful animals, knowing their well-being is paramount...

17 Aug 2017

Cape Town Tourism will continue to build on the city's tourism success
Cape Town Tourism will continue to build on the city's tourism success

Cape Town Tourism's service level agreement has been expanded for another year by the City of Cape Town. The agreement has led to extensive collaborative projects, particularly within the areas of...

17 Aug 2017

Africa's travel market experiencing healthy growth, Lagos falls short
Africa's travel market experiencing healthy growth, Lagos falls short

According to an analysis conducted by ForwardKeys, Lagos has seen a substantial decline in both its domestic and international capacity...

16 Aug 2017

uShaka Marine World celebrates KZN Top Business Awards 2017
uShaka Marine World celebrates KZN Top Business Awards 2017

uShaka Marine world's diverse attractions, high standard of service excellence and contribution to the local economy resulted in it being voted KZN's top tourism brand...

Issued by uShaka Marine World 16 Aug 2017

PE's renovated Campanile Memorial unveiled
PE's renovated Campanile Memorial unveiled

Renovations and upgrading of the Campanile, one of Port Elizabeth's most visible skyline and audible heritage landmarks, has been completed and is now open to visitors to the Friendly City.

16 Aug 2017

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Solar power rising in southern African hotel industry

Members of the southern African hospitality industry are rapidly joining the green revolution and its not for show or Google ranking - there are savings to be had and natural vistas to preserve...

By Vanessa Rogers 16 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: The woman behind Table Mountain
#WomensMonth: The woman behind Table Mountain

Wahida Parker was appointed as Table Mountain Cableway's MD in June 2016. A little more than a year later, we chat to her about her time with Table Mountain Cableway...

By Cari Coetzee 16 Aug 2017

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First-ever SA Snow Holiday Report released

Club Med Southern Africa has released its first-ever SA Snow Report, evaluating behaviours and trends of South Africans opting for snow holidays...

15 Aug 2017

Nollywood blockbuster puts spotlight on SA tourism gems
Nollywood blockbuster puts spotlight on SA tourism gems

A range of South Africa's leisure tourism attractions are showcased in the Nollywood blockbuster, 10 Days in Sun City - a shining example of how entertainment and tourism can converge...

15 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Leaving a Flight Centre SA legacy behind
#WomensMonth: Leaving a Flight Centre SA legacy behind

For those who have been reading the news and started dusting off their passports in preparation for "greener pastures", Flight Centre Travel Group GM shares why she would always choose South Africa...

14 Aug 2017

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Umodzi Park makes strides in Malawian hospitality industry

Celebrating two years of hospitality success, the five-star hotel and conferencing destination, Umodzi Park continues to make strides in Malawian tourism and the economy at large...

14 Aug 2017

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Durban Cruise Terminal could be just what the African cruise industry needs

“This won't be any old cruise terminal, it will be a new and iconic structure in Durban, with international-class cruise facilities that link up with existing tourist attractions...”

14 Aug 2017

Simone Kuhn, Business Development Manager for Africa & Indian Ocean, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
#WomensMonth: In the business development driving seat with Simone Kuhn

We chat to Simone Kuhn, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group's business development manager for Africa and Indian Ocean and one of Africa's Top 100 Women in Tourism...

By Cari Coetzee 14 Aug 2017

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Ecotourism camps flourish through impact investment

Asilia's newest impact investment, Roho ya Selous, in the UNESCO world heritage site of Selous Game Reserve in southern Tanzania, is the latest addition to its stable of ecotourism camps...

11 Aug 2017

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Women unite in moving South Africa forward, focus on gender gap

According to Premier Hotels & Resorts' chief operating officer, Sigal Geva, Women's Month gives pause for reflection on the state of gender equality and its impact...

11 Aug 2017

Years of disruption sees travel agent turn travel pro
Years of disruption sees travel agent turn travel pro

It has been years since the death of the travel agent graced many headlines as consumers increasingly turned to the web to book their holidays. Fast forward to 2017 and the travel agent is more popular than ever...

10 Aug 2017

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