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Ten reasons why you should explore the Karoo in 2017
Ten reasons why you should explore the Karoo in 2017

If you're looking for peace and quiet away from the busy city, then the Karoo should be right at the top of our travel wish list. Become immersed in a place of immense spaces, wide-angle horizons, craggy mountain ranges and starry skies...

By Jarred Manasse 7 hours ago

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Top six destinations for South African travellers in 2017

British Airways has made its list of the top six destinations for South African travellers in 2017:

3 days ago

Lavishly remastered Queen Mary 2 to dock in Cape Town
Lavishly remastered Queen Mary 2 to dock in Cape Town

The Queen Mary 2 will sail into Table Bay and dock in Cape Town on 26 January 2017, the first stop on her world cruise after a £100-million remastering...

3 days ago

#BizTrends2017: Driving growth in African tourism
#BizTrends2017: Driving growth in African tourism

Africa was once perceived as relatively dangerous and expensive, with either luxury accommodation or poor quality hotels. Now people understand you can have an amazing experience...

3 days ago

New flights deliver record boost to Cape Town tourism industry
New flights deliver record boost to Cape Town tourism industry

From June to December 2016, every month saw record numbers of international tourists arrive at the Cape Town Airport. New direct flights have given the tourist industry a fabulous boost...

11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Travellers tired of surprises, striking out on their own
#BizTrends2017: Travellers tired of surprises, striking out on their own

The economic climate and the volatility of the rand, has lead consumers to opt for ‘no surprises' packages, whereby more value for your rand and all-inclusive packages are preferred...

11 Jan 2017

Between theory and practice: visa surprises for immigrants
Between theory and practice: visa surprises for immigrants

It is not uncommon to find a number of visa applicants having different outcomes to the same visa/permit applications filed...

By Stefanie De Saude 10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Connected experiential holidays, all pervasive ICT the hottest trends in tourism
#BizTrends2017: Connected experiential holidays, all pervasive ICT the hottest trends in tourism

Two trends in particular - the desire for immersive and connected travel experiences as well as digital and cyber economy innovation - are banging on the tourism door as we prepare for 2017...

By Gillian Saunders 9 Jan 2017

Ten reasons why you should explore the Moremi Game Reserve
Ten reasons why you should explore the Moremi Game Reserve

Moremi Game Reserve was rated one of the most beautiful game reserves in Africa and is ideal for travellers looking to experience an authentic African safari experience...

By Zintle Tsholoba 5 Jan 2017

Take a walk on the wild side: seven lesser known and 'green' spaces in Africa
Take a walk on the wild side: seven lesser known and 'green' spaces in Africa

Here are seven lesser-known and out-of-the-ordinary eco-destinations...

By Martinette Kruger and Armand Viljoen 3 Jan 2017

Travelling the Club Med way
Travelling the Club Med way

Travellers from across the globe have utilised the Club Med offering, including many South Africans. We spoke to Heidi Kunkel, CEO New Markets Europe and Africa at Club Med, to find out more about the Club Med way...

By Cari Van Wyk 30 Dec 2016

Kjrajesh via  - abra boats on Dubai Creek
Off the beaten track in Dubai

A new generation of Dubai denizens are reimagining this urban landscape, and so, Dubai's must-sees and must-does are also taking new courses...

29 Dec 2016

Ten reasons why you need to experience a luxury Botswana safari
Ten reasons why you need to experience a luxury Botswana safari

If you're making travel plans for 2017, here are 10 reasons why you need to experience a luxury Botswana safari...

By Jarred Manasse 28 Dec 2016

Top five tips to keep your valuables safe in hotel rooms
Top five tips to keep your valuables safe in hotel rooms

Leaving your valuables in your room while lodged in a hotel can be very disconcerting. How safe is the safe really? How trustworthy is the staff...?

23 Dec 2016

SA hits back at New Zealand's new visa move
SA hits back at New Zealand's new visa move

South Africa has responded to New Zealand's new visa requirements on its citizens by imposing the same on Kiwi visitors...

22 Dec 2016

Our Ultimate 4X4 Trips Collection review
Our Ultimate 4X4 Trips Collection review

This comprehensive guide to 22 of Southern Africa's top 4X4 routes and destinations is one of the most informative and entertaining travel guides I have come across...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 21 Dec 2016

Thomas Cook now flying Gatwick to Cape Town direct
Thomas Cook now flying Gatwick to Cape Town direct

UK leisure airline, Thomas Cook Airlines now offers direct flights between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Cape Town International Airport (CTIA) three days a week...

20 Dec 2016

Celebrate Christmas in the Cradle of Humankind at Maropeng
Celebrate Christmas in the Cradle of Humankind at Maropeng

Maropeng - The official visitor centre to the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site presents: An African Christmas Festival - 16-26 December...

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 15 Dec 2016

Treasury moves to inject technical experience and expertise into SAA board
Treasury moves to inject technical experience and expertise into SAA board

The Treasury is calling for nominations of aviation experts and people with aviation experience for appointment to the South African Airways board...

13 Dec 2016

Qantas to fly Australia-London non-stop
Qantas to fly Australia-London non-stop

Qantas plans to operate non-stop flights from Perth to London, the world's first regular passenger service linking Australia directly to Europe...

13 Dec 2016

Second Sydney airport cleared for take off
Second Sydney airport cleared for take off

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Sydney is to get its second international airport after the Australian government approved plans on Monday, 12 December 2016, ending decades of indecision over a facility that will initially handle 10 million passengers a year.

13 Dec 2016

Were the travel predictions for 2016 correct?
Were the travel predictions for 2016 correct?

We looked at the predicted travel trends for 2016, and investigated if they did indeed come true by chatting to tour consultants and industry influencers.

By Mareike Pietzsch 13 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Tourism
#BestofBiz 2016: Tourism

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views.

12 Dec 2016

An experience with nature at Kosi Forest Lodge
An experience with nature at Kosi Forest Lodge

Kosi Forest Lodge is located in the unspoiled wilderness of KwaZulu-Natal and is the only private lodge in the Kosi Bay Nature Reserve. This eco-tourist haven has built a reputation for...

8 Dec 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Tourism, foodie culture, and the new wave of startups

Startups have taken note of the food-driven travel trend and have come out in droves to support this culinary subculture. From the craft brewery scene to destination-driven food tours, startups are helping travelers track down the best food in town...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 8 Dec 2016

River cruises, water sports a major Vaal River drawcard
River cruises, water sports a major Vaal River drawcard

Water restrictions are playing havoc on the levels of our dams and pools, and if you live inland, the beach is a distant dream. But the Vaal River in Vereeniging is flowing together with cocktails and...

7 Dec 2016

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New Turkish Airlines flights connects South Africa to Havana, Cuba

Turkish Airlines is expanding its global reach by adding the Cuban capital, Havana, allowing South Africans to fly from Cape Town...

6 Dec 2016

Mobile phones usage for travel
Mobile phones usage for travel

In the latest report on how people use phones for travel, Google in collaboration with Ipsos has provided insights on the influences mobile devices have on travellers' decisions...

By Josephine Wawira 6 Dec 2016

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MyCiTi adds buses, operates later than usual during festive season

Transport for Cape Town, the City of Cape Town's transport authority, will extend the operating hours of the MyCiTi bus service during the festive season

6 Dec 2016

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