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Kruger goes Disney

The growth of the black middle class has prompted SANParks to build luxury hotels in Kruger National Park. The latest is a luxury lodge near Malelane...

5 hours ago

Nick Dreyer
ExpoRSA curating valuable learning experiences

Following a visit to the Power of Poison exhibition, we wanted to know more about ExpoRSA and the exhibitions they bring to our country from Nick Dreyer, director of ExpoRSA...

By Cari Van Wyk 5 hours ago

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Key influences in the growth of African tourism

Tourism development is viewed as a key pillar for African development and a major reflection of economic activities that directly or indirectly stimulate its growth...

By Josephine Wawira 5 hours ago

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Radical innovation necessary to revive tourism in the Bay

Dramatic action is needed to change the tourism momentum for Nelson Mandela Bay, and the Eastern Cape in general...

By Glenn van Eck 29 Apr 2016

#CommerceMonth: online bookings scaled to grow
#CommerceMonth: online bookings scaled to grow

We spoke to Tom Williams, COO of online booking site SafariNow, to find out how e-commerce has changed the way business works...

By Cari Van Wyk 28 Apr 2016

Express gateway to Cape Town centre
Express gateway to Cape Town centre

What you can expect from the Holiday Inn Express is exactly those things that you need, especially if you're on a business trip. The ladies at reception will expressly set you up with...

By Cari Van Wyk 26 Apr 2016

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KLEBA to improve business and tourism in Kruger Lowveld region

The Kruger Lowveld Chamber of Business and Tourism joined forces with various regional chambers in the Kruger Lowveld region to launch the...

26 Apr 2016

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SA attracts more visitors in February

The total number of tourists grew 18% to 803,770 in February compared with the same month last year, Statistics SA reported. About 30% were overseas visitors and...

26 Apr 2016

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Port Festival to rock the decks of Cape Town Port

From 30 April to 1 May, Capetonians of all ages will have the opportunity to see the inner-workings of the Port of Cape Town through a range of...

25 Apr 2016

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SA tourism still short of potential

Inbound foreign tourist arrivals exceeding the 1m mark for the first time ever in a month in January made for great headlines. But welcome as the achievement is...

By Stafford Thomas 25 Apr 2016

18 reasons why you should go on a Namibia self-drive safari
18 reasons why you should go on a Namibia self-drive safari

Namibia is the ideal self-drive safari escape if you're thinking of getting away from the hustle and bustle of the city to experience an authentic African safari...

By Jarred Manasse 25 Apr 2016

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Tourism resilient in face of food price increase

The tourism sector, due to its resilience and increasing foreign arrivals, will not be severely affected by the rising food price inflation which is currently...

22 Apr 2016

Airbnb inspires travellers to live like a local
Airbnb inspires travellers to live like a local

Airbnb is rolling out an updated app and launching a global brand campaign to encourage people to change the way they experience the world around them...

21 Apr 2016

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FEDHASA updates industry on labour issues

Leon Traut updated industry members on current labour issues during an industry event hosted by FEDHASA Cape region. Minimum wage increases will come into effect...

20 Apr 2016

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Top local bleisure travel tips by city

The days where business travellers sat in their hotel room, ordering room service and scrolling foreign TV stations are in the past with people now combining business and leisure...

20 Apr 2016

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WC Tourism makes a comeback

The job-creating tourism sector has succeeded in fighting back against the onerous visa regulations with newly released tourism numbers for the summer season indicating...

20 Apr 2016

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Global cruise industry growing fast

Cruise lines are struggling to cope with increased passenger demand and almost all major cruise lines are commissioning and building new ships...

19 Apr 2016

We, the People Walk - Commemorating 20 years of the constitution - Gauteng Tourism Authority
We, the People Walk - Commemorating 20 years of the constitution

Constitution Hill, in collaboration with the City of Johannesburg and Government Employees Medical Scheme, will be hosting the third edition of the We, the People Walk...

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 19 Apr 2016

Pier Mane - Three Pillars - Practice, Patience & Luck! (Bahamas)
V&A to play host to a world under water

The exhibition includes 41 images covering eight categories, three of which are exclusively in British waters while the rest are a selection taken from 54 countries including South Africa...

18 Apr 2016

African artisan businesses to benefit from tourism growth
African artisan businesses to benefit from tourism growth

The employment opportunities, generation of income and investment by the tourism industry have a major role to play in ending unemployment in the continent...

18 Apr 2016

Get connected in the clouds at Table Mountain Cableway's Wi-Fi Lounge
Get connected in the clouds at Table Mountain Cableway's Wi-Fi Lounge

Table Mountain Cableway's new Wi-Fi Lounge can now connect visitors far above the Mother City. All visitors can connect, share, post, Tweet or...

15 Apr 2016

INDABA to put stakeholders at the forefront of business
INDABA to put stakeholders at the forefront of business

Tourism has the potential to transform the African continent with its ability to bring about economic growth and create employment.

15 Apr 2016

Do you want to discover the truth behind the Power of Poison?
Do you want to discover the truth behind the Power of Poison?

The American Museum of Natural History, New York, opened its award-winning travelling exhibition The Power of Poison in Cape Town at the V&A Waterfront...

15 Apr 2016

Exterior Durban
Hilton scoops 16 major awards

The World Travel Awards acknowledges, rewards, celebrates excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Hilton Hotels and Resorts won 16 major awards...

15 Apr 2016

Antananarivo
Explore the top 10 most sophisticated African cities

The continent's social, economic and cultural growth have created a buzz as one of the most promising continents in the world. More sophisticated cities will emerge...

14 Apr 2016

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Adapting to new trends to improve customer service

An exceptional product, popping logo and awesome employees are only half the battle won when building your brand...

By Yvonne Matambo 14 Apr 2016

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Responsible travel: the Contiki story

Travellers are looking for ways to get more involved and give back during their travels - be it choosing the most environmentally friendly mode of transport or volunteering...

14 Apr 2016

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India an important market for SA tourism

As part of South African Tourism's roadshow to boost tourism from key source markets, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom visited India to engage with the travel and tourism trade...

13 Apr 2016

Centricity Image Library
New cloud-based image library for professionals in tourism

The solution enables hotels and other tourism products to move their often scattered image libraries to a dedicated centralised cloud that can be managed, organised and shared...

12 Apr 2016

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