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Escape to these five secluded South African beaches this holiday season
Escape to these five secluded South African beaches this holiday season

Are you looking to escape the busy South African beaches this festive season? Here are five secluded South African beaches to try out this holiday.

1 day ago

Timeshare owners and vacation club members in 'pole position'
Timeshare owners and vacation club members in 'pole position'

Location is everything, especially when it comes to uninterrupted sea views and being a stone's throw away from direct access to South Africa's best beaches...

Issued by Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa 2 days ago

Why does having a second passport matter?
Why does having a second passport matter?

Ask anyone who has tried to travel, work or move overseas and they will quickly tell you about the drawbacks of having a single passport...

12 Dec 2017

Magical memories with MSC in Mozambique
Magical memories with MSC in Mozambique

The speedboat glided effortlessly over the see-through water and slowed down as we entered the bay. Luckily we were on the first shipment out, so we had some time to get a good spot on the beach. Soon it would be crowded with almost all the Sinfonia passengers...

By Ilse van den Berg 12 Dec 2017

Five of the best mountain bike routes in South Africa
Five of the best mountain bike routes in South Africa

Mountain biking is not just an ordinary sport - it is adventurous and gives you a chance to interact with nature, offering you therapeutic benefits after a tough day; releasing pressure and leaving you feeling rejuvenated.

6 Dec 2017

Tech narrows geographical boundaries
Tech narrows geographical boundaries

A travel journey begins in the imagination. As the saying goes, it's about the journey, not the destination - and the journey is not simply the distance as the crow flies from one place to another...

By Danny Bryer 5 Dec 2017

Cape Town is UK's 'best city in the world' for the fifth year
Cape Town is UK's 'best city in the world' for the fifth year

British tourists have voted Cape Town the best city in the world for the fifth consecutive year...

By Dave Chambers 4 Dec 2017

A foodies' road trip guide around the Western Cape
A foodies' road trip guide around the Western Cape

Considered to be one of the world's leading destinations for those wanting to sample cutting-edge cuisine that's steeped in rich history, Cape Town in the Western Cape offers amazing smorgasbord of food heritages, towering mountains, the beautiful and icy Atlantic Ocean to iconic architecture and vibrant culture.

4 Dec 2017

Seven things to do in Durban
Seven things to do in Durban

Durban should be high on your South Africa bucket list, especially if you're looking to travel to a destination where you'll find warm weather all year round and sun-kissed beaches to get your tan on...

1 Dec 2017

Contiki-led research proves travel makes young people better at their job
Contiki-led research proves travel makes young people better at their job

The research shows just how valuable travel is for young people, helping them develop characteristics such as increased ability to solve problems and a stronger ability to achieve goals set. Travelling enables young people to be more...

1 Dec 2017

Why South Africa needs an annual adventure summit
Why South Africa needs an annual adventure summit

South Africa is uniquely set up and qualified to be the number one adventure tourism destination worldwide - if only it were given half the chance...

By Casey van Niekerk 30 Nov 2017

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Airbnb Experiences one year later: Foodies and millennials lead the way

Airbnb - as part of their vision to bring where travellers go, what they do and who they meet together into one people-powered platform - announced Trips a year ago. As part of that, Airbnb expanded Experiences to more than 40 cities across 26 countries...

28 Nov 2017

Five lesser-known hiking trails to explore in Cape Town
Five lesser-known hiking trails to explore in Cape Town

Although many people hike up Lion's Head and Table Mountain, not many are aware that there many alternative routes to choose from - some harrowing, while others are simple and enjoyable for the entire family.

28 Nov 2017

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MSC Cruises adds marine safari experience Pomene Bay to SA itineraries

MSC Cruises has added a new marine safari experience destination to its South Africa itineraries, Pomene Bay in Mozambique...

27 Nov 2017

Five safari destinations for first-time travellers
Five safari destinations for first-time travellers

A fully-tailored safari is an eye-opening way to get exposed to some of nature's best-kept secrets, without necessarily having to worry about the nitty-gritty of planning the entire trip. With an array of interesting places to comb through in Africa, you can sit back, relax and immerse yourself in exciting exploration.

24 Nov 2017

Angola-South Africa visa-free exemption opens doors for trade and foreign direct investment
Angola-South Africa visa-free exemption opens doors for trade and foreign direct investment

The South African and Angolan governments' decision to exempt each other's ordinary passports from visa requirements is set to have a positive effect on business and leisure tourism, open doors for future trade and foreign direct investment...

24 Nov 2017

Tourvest, Chimp & Zee bolsters Sun City activities with aerial adventure course
Tourvest, Chimp & Zee bolsters Sun City activities with aerial adventure course

The park, scheduled to open on 25 November, will comprise individual elevated obstacles and challenges, interconnected to form an exciting aerial adventure course...

24 Nov 2017

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#BigConnect: Influencers and travel brands connect to take travel and destination marketing to the next level

The first-ever Big Connect recently took place in Cape Town and saw South African travel companies and influencers come together to discuss how travel marketing can be enhanced through working with influencers...

24 Nov 2017

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MSC Cruises introduces new ship to SA shores, grows local industry

MSC Cruises has announced that it's bringing a bigger and more sophisticated ship, the MSC Musica, to South African shores in 2018...

23 Nov 2017

Six routes to consider on your next SA road trip
Six routes to consider on your next SA road trip

Anyone who has ever visited South Africa will agree that there are many roads and routes to explore - these routes span from the coastal areas to the mountain passes.

22 Nov 2017

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Club Med furthers international growth with four new resorts

Continuing on its international growth strategy, Club Med has announced four new destinations in Quebec, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and the Seychelles...

22 Nov 2017

What to do and where to stay in Zanzibar
What to do and where to stay in Zanzibar

The heat slams your entire body in a suffocating, damp caress as soon as you step out of the plane's air-conditioned coolness; immediately curling hair into little frizzy ringlets and dew-ifying the face. It's overwhelming for a Capetonian used to fresh sea breezes and dry heats - Jambo Zanzibar, there is no mistaking we have arrived upon your welcoming shores!

By Ruth Cooper 21 Nov 2017

Cape Town can continue to welcome international and local travellers despite water crisis
Cape Town can continue to welcome international and local travellers despite water crisis

"During December, approximately 250,000 domestic tourists travel to Cape Town, but our data shows that around 290,000 Capetonians leave the city..."

21 Nov 2017

How to travel the world on a budget
How to travel the world on a budget

Let's skip the foreplay. Let's talk about money. Let's talk about your money. Here are some tips and hacks that can get you to the world's most exquisite views without leaving you paying them off long after the sand has been washed out from between your toes...

Issued by ADDaBIT 20 Nov 2017

Welcoming the world: Rwanda to start issuing visas on arrival for all countries
Welcoming the world: Rwanda to start issuing visas on arrival for all countries

Global citizens, prepare to pack your bags to visit Rwanda. The country has announced that effective from 1 January 2018, nationals of all countries will get a visa upon arrival without prior application...

By Arthur Chatora 20 Nov 2017

Natural Selection to open new safari camp in remote Namibia in 2018
Natural Selection to open new safari camp in remote Namibia in 2018

In a joint venture between Natural Selection, local communities and Dr Julian Fennessy, Africa's foremost giraffe expert, the safari tourism business will open a new camp in the remote and wild Kaokoland...

17 Nov 2017

Monopoly Durban hits shelves
Monopoly Durban hits shelves

The Durban edition of popular property trading game, Monopoly, has hit local shelves ahead of the festive season...

16 Nov 2017

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#EntrepreneurMonth: G&T transforming the travel writing industry

In a similar vein to Uber and Airbnb, we plan to transform the travel writing industry by changing the way role players interact...

By Duane Stacey 14 Nov 2017

Three animal tourist attractions you should never do
Three animal tourist attractions you should never do

Wild animals should always be in the wild and not made to do our bidding. The pursuit of travel can be done responsibly, with an awareness of the environment and its inhabitants...

By Elaine Clara Mah 8 Nov 2017

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