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2015 Vaal Whiskey Festival - Gauteng Tourism Authority
2015 Vaal Whiskey Festival

Following its success in 2014, Vereeniging will once again be showcasing rare, premium whiskey brands at the Vaal Whiskey Festival at BON Hotel Riviera on Vaal...

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 23 Jul 2015 13:45

Pearl Valley embarks on rehabilitation of Berg River
Pearl Valley embarks on rehabilitation of Berg River

The Berg River in the Western Cape was once home to a healthy population of hippos. By the early 1800s, thanks to human destruction of their habitat, only a few remained, and the last one was shot in 1869...

21 Jul 2015 06:59



Changes at San Martinho Beach Club
Changes at San Martinho Beach Club

It is often said that a change is as good as a holiday...

15 Jul 2015 13:19

Travelling requires a savings plan
Travelling requires a savings plan

There are high-income earners and high net asset worth people who are in a position to cover their short-, medium- and long-term financial mishaps from their income flows...

15 Jul 2015 11:28

The Portobello Hotel: a magnet to musos, fashionistas
The Portobello Hotel: a magnet to musos, fashionistas

Even before Julia Roberts entered Hugh Grant's blue door in the movie Notting Hill, W11, or Notting Hill Gate, London in the Royal Borough of Chelsea, was a place to visit...

By Brian Berkman 15 Jul 2015 05:58

Stay a while in Stuttgart
Stay a while in Stuttgart

Stuttgart, Germany may be best known as the home of Mercedes Benz, Porsche and of Bosch but it is also within proximity of a charming and characteristic University town, Tübingen...

By Brian Berkman 13 Jul 2015 13:31

Travel agents must value their services
Travel agents must value their services

It's no secret that the internet has changed life as we know it. Sometimes for the good, sometimes for the not so good...

By Rian Bornman 13 Jul 2015 11:28

Evan-Lee Courie
Meandering in Malaysia: Reasons why you should visit

Malaysia has never been on my bucket list, but when you begin to research the destination, you'll be surprised at what you will find...

By Evan-Lee Courie 8 Jul 2015 11:57

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

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