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Innesfree Park
Living the park life in Sandton

Sandton Central is home to three beautiful parks connecting the thriving city to the outdoors. The parks offer ample space, lush green lawns and shady trees where people can...

18 hours ago

Table Mountain Cableway implements operational changes with strike under way
Table Mountain Cableway implements operational changes with strike under way

Having been unable to reach a settlement on annual salary increases, Table Mountain Aerial Cableway's staff, who are members affiliated to SACCAWU, are on strike...

21 hours ago

Leo za1 via  - Mountain Zebra National Park, Eastern Cape
More than 60,000 visitors got to know their national parks

SANParks recorded 62,312 visitors to parks during South African National Parks Week under the campaign 'Know Your National Parks' which allowed locals to spend a day at a national park free of charge...

1 day ago

Tourism, Airbnb growth boost property demand in Cape CBD
Tourism, Airbnb growth boost property demand in Cape CBD

The Airbnb growth trend is one of the factors driving demand for flats in the Cape Town CBD and, according to Warren Emett, Alan Screen and JP Ricketts, Seeff's CBD and City Bowl team, activity is at a notable high...

1 day ago

Encore for PE Opera House
Encore for PE Opera House

The PE Opera House has recently undergone intricate renovations and expansions, transforming the building from a heritage site into a first class facility...

1 day ago

Volunteer travel a boom or a bust?
Volunteer travel a boom or a bust?

A panel of industry experts debated the future of volunteering overseas at WYSTC 2016 after which a consensus was reached that volunteering overseas is...

2 days ago

Fox Browne Creative
Complementary companies team up for hospitality projects across Africa

Fox Browne Creative and PMR have announced that they will collaborate and partner with each other on selected hospitality projects throughout Africa to deliver enlightened hospitality and...

2 days ago

Sani Pass picnic
Revamped Premier Hotel Sani Pass set to open in February

After a nine-month, R75 million refurbishment that began in April, Premier Hotel Sani Pass situated in the foothills of the Drakensberg, will reopen on 1 February 2017...

23 Sep 2016

-East Fort Hout Bay - Hout Bay and Llandudno Heritage Association
SA's ten most endangered cultural heritage sites

A part of our history and culture is lost every time South Africa loses a heritage site...

23 Sep 2016

East Africa air travel rising
East Africa air travel rising

ForwardKeys' analysis of international air travel to East Africa this year (January to August), revealed a strong growth of 11.2% compared with the same period last year...

22 Sep 2016

Celebrate Heritage Day with local cuisine
Celebrate Heritage Day with local cuisine

Should you find yourself in Johannesburg, Durban or Cape Town on Heritage Day (24 September), have a look at some of the local restaurant options available to you.

22 Sep 2016

Analysing gender aspects of the tourism industry
Analysing gender aspects of the tourism industry

The gender perspective cannot be left out when discussing sustainable development, particularly because tourism is a major employing sector for both men and women...

By Josephine Wawira 21 Sep 2016

Benguela on Main
Why Somerset West should be on your travel to do list

Situated between Stellenbosch and Strand in the Helderberg, Somerset West has more to offer than meets the eye. It may not be considered as the first place to visit for those spur of the moment trips, but...

21 Sep 2016

Wildebeest crossing the Mara River in Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve. Image: Stuart Price
Kenya's wildebeest migration live

Digital spectators can enjoy a live streaming of the wildebeest migration via Facebook and YouTube in Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve, made possible by a partnership between WildEarth and HerdTracker...

21 Sep 2016

GoPro captures action from the sky with Karma drone
GoPro captures action from the sky with Karma drone

GoPro took to the sky with a Karma drone with its first-person action mini-cameras as part of a move to become a platform for modern-day storytelling...

20 Sep 2016

Rohan_Reddy via  - Zanzibar
Jumia Travel bolsters Afro Tourism booking site

Jumia Travel has rejuvenated its partnerships with travel and tourism promotion company, Afro Tourism, which promotes travel to and within Africa...

20 Sep 2016

10 Cape Town adventure activities
10 Cape Town adventure activities

From the peak of the table mountain to the bottom of the sea point; the mother city holds within an exhaustive range of wonders to appease the adventure-lust of any tourist.

By Hitesh Gupta 20 Sep 2016

July arrivals show tourism continuing to grow
July arrivals show tourism continuing to grow

The growing number of tourism arrivals in South Africa is continuing on an upward trend. For July, a total of 822,416 tourist arrivals were recorded, an increase of 12.2%...

20 Sep 2016

The Explorer Club consolidating operations
The Explorer Club consolidating operations

In order to promote a unified brand for a wide cross-section of clients, The Explorer Club Africa group, based in Livingstone, Zambia, is consolidating their operations...

19 Sep 2016

Robben Island experience to be enhanced by Service Excellence Legacy Committee
Robben Island experience to be enhanced by Service Excellence Legacy Committee

New members and ambassadors have been appointed to Robben Island's Service Excellence Legacy Committee to ensure an enriched service and heritage experience for visitors to the island...

19 Sep 2016

Addis Ababa © Dereje Belachew –
Connecting Africa's cities with developers, investors, planners

The African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit will this November showcase city development plans on the continent at the CTICC in Cape Town...

19 Sep 2016

New Shimmy Luxury Collection to shake up SA hospitality landscape
New Shimmy Luxury Collection to shake up SA hospitality landscape

The launch of luxury hospitality group...

19 Sep 2016

Winfried Bruenken (Amrum) via  - Namaqualand
A guide to SA Flower Route

The Visitor's Guide Flower Route is a beautifully-illustrated, detailed overview of South Africa's spectacular annual kaleidoscope of wildflowers, often described as the greatest flower show on earth...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 19 Sep 2016

Gauteng Tourism's new drive takes lifestyle, entertainment to museums
Gauteng Tourism's new drive takes lifestyle, entertainment to museums

As part of an innovative approach to marketing the province's historic and heritage places that include its world-class museums, Gauteng Tourism will be taking a series of new events to the sites...

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 16 Sep 2016

Trending traveller preferences in hotel bookings
Trending traveller preferences in hotel bookings

Whether booking a hotel directly or through an online travel agent, there are trends that have undeniably dominated the process including the use of mobile devices and applications...

By Josephine Wawira 16 Sep 2016

Sun City launches revamped Cabanas, Valley of Waves
Sun City launches revamped Cabanas, Valley of Waves

The complex is in the final stages of a revamp to the tune of more than R1-billion to grow its popularity further still and entrench its positions as a top lifestyle destination...

16 Sep 2016

Survey finds Saffas know London better than their European counterparts
Survey finds Saffas know London better than their European counterparts

When it comes to sport, history, and geography, South Africans are pretty au fait with London. However, more than a few South African travellers will need to consult their guidebooks when...

16 Sep 2016

The best dining experiences at Victoria Falls
The best dining experiences at Victoria Falls

A holiday to Victoria Falls has to include a visit to the Falls, seeing the wildlife in the area and maybe an adrenalin-activity or three

15 Sep 2016

Top five SA spots to explore for tourism month
Top five SA spots to explore for tourism month

Tourism month is celebrated annually in September with the aim to encourage local travellers to explore their own country and increase awareness of the affordable, world-class attractions available to them...

15 Sep 2016

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