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The Ladycation: Getting away without breaking a nail on the budget
The Ladycation: Getting away without breaking a nail on the budget

Cape Town and its surrounding areas offer some great mini-breakaways for those ladies who need a break from their daily routine and hang out with this sisters...

29 minutes ago

St Helena expecting influx of tourists with scheduled flights, new luxury hotel
St Helena expecting influx of tourists with scheduled flights, new luxury hotel

The government of St Helena has announced that Airlink was the preferred bidder to fly passengers between SA and the island. To meet an anticipated influx of tourists to the remote destination, Mantis is developing a luxury hotel...

3 days ago

Five adventure activities in Livingstone, Zambia
Five adventure activities in Livingstone, Zambia

Experience all kinds of thrills and spills when you book an adventure holiday in the historic town of Livingstone, Zambia...

3 days ago

RonPorter via  - Knysna lagoon
Help Knysna rebuild, do tourism

The community of Knysna and the entire Garden Route region remains dependent on tourism to thrive and survive and now it will require tourism to rebuild after the devastating fires...

15 Jun 2017

Autumn winners of #SeasonsOfLourensford Instagram comp announced
Autumn winners of #SeasonsOfLourensford Instagram comp announced

The winners of the autumn edition of Lourensford Estate's Autumn #SeasonsOfLourensford Instagram competition has been announced...

14 Jun 2017

lailamjimenez via  - Hobbiton, New Zealand
The rise of film-induced tourism and its impact on local businesses

Research into film tourism - still a relatively new trend - has begun to directly link it to positive benefits for local businesses...

By Irma Hunkeler 12 Jun 2017

Ruedlinger via
Going, going, gone: Visiting vulnerable destinations before they disappear

Data shows a growing long term trend of searches for travel to destinations that are under threat from climate change pressure. Some destinations will only be experienced by future generations through videos and photographs...

12 Jun 2017

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Cape Town Marathon: Run for change, #RunGreen

Certified carbon-neutral event, Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, is encouraging all participants to take the pledge to ‘RunGreen'...

9 Jun 2017

The ultimate Cape Town mancation
The ultimate Cape Town mancation

Cape Town is known for all the nook and cranny hangouts that can make an ordinary day something that much more. However, when it comes to a real man-adventure on a budget there are options for great day trips with the bros.

7 Jun 2017

Cutting ties with Qatar: How will this affect tourism in the Middle East?
Cutting ties with Qatar: How will this affect tourism in the Middle East?

The governments of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over claims of the country sponsoring terrorism. The travel bans that followed will have a highly disruptive effect...

7 Jun 2017

Four alternatives to gorilla trekking in Rwanda
Four alternatives to gorilla trekking in Rwanda

Rwanda has doubled the cost of its gorilla permits, but there are still alternatives for travellers who want to see gorillas in the wild and tick this amazing experience off their bucket list...

By Mareike Pietzsch 7 Jun 2017

Walkerssk via  - New York
US hotel chain warns travel ban hitting tourism

The US tourism industry faces the possibility of another "lost decade" of foreign visitors due to President Donald Trump's travel ban, a leading hotel executive said...

6 Jun 2017

Terrorism a threat to UK tourism numbers
Terrorism a threat to UK tourism numbers

"For trips taken later in the year, it is likely that some potential visitors will be deterred from travelling to the UK because of safety and security considerations..."

6 Jun 2017

Six easy steps to planning and booking your next business trip
Six easy steps to planning and booking your next business trip

Business trips that are not well planned out turn out to be very stressful and they yield little or no results at all...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 5 Jun 2017

Female runner with reflective gear extension to the brand's Gear Lending offering
Westin shines a light for early morning joggers with Gear Lending programme

Westin Hotels & Resorts, in celebration of Global Running Day and with hopes to inspire travellers to rise early and own their morning, announced an addition to the brand's Gear Lending programme...

5 Jun 2017

Stellenbosch eyes higher ICCA ranking for business tourism
Stellenbosch eyes higher ICCA ranking for business tourism

ICCA recently ranked Stellenbosch as one of the top 10 cities in Africa for business tourism event. "Our goal is to move from the seventh to the fourth-best ranking in Africa by 2020..."

2 Jun 2017

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Kranshoek zipline set to boost Garden Route tourism

The zipline project is a new tourism product to be introduced in Kranshoek with SA Forest Adventures as the successful bidder. The zipline project is set to boost tourism for Knysna and the Garden Route...

1 Jun 2017

#AfricaMonth: Improving civil aviation safety can boost African air travel
#AfricaMonth: Improving civil aviation safety can boost African air travel

African civil aviation is said to be five to nine times riskier than the global average. Therefore, investment in regional air and ground safety can contribute to the continent's attractiveness...

By Bennie Langenhoven 31 May 2017

Anthony Berklich, founder of Inspired Citizen, in Morocco
#WTMA17: How do millennials define luxury travel and why does it matter?

While millennials are optimistic about the future, they believe in living for today. Therefore, they are willing to spend more on material items they feel are special to them, or dig deep for an experience of a lifetime...

By Cari Coetzee 31 May 2017

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Seychelles, Maldives shifts from romantic getaway to family-friendly image

Popular honeymoon islands in the Indian Ocean, the Seychelles and Maldives, are rebranding their image to a family-friendly destination...

30 May 2017

White water rafting on the Nile River at Wildwaters Lodge, Uganda
Tourvest East Africa expands offering with new camps in Uganda

Through the development of two new camps at Kalagala, Tourvest East Africa is increasing its presence and extending its offering along the river Nile in Uganda...

30 May 2017

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Mixing business with leisure is the new normal

"Bleisure' travel is booming - mixing in a little fun with a formal trip is gaining ground among frequent business travellers...

29 May 2017

WTM Africa 2017 impressive increase in numbers
WTM Africa 2017 impressive increase in numbers

The WTM portfolio is set to smash last year's achievement of $7bn worldwide industry deals after posting impressive visitor increases at its recent 2017 events - WTM Latin America, WTM Africa and Arabian Travel Market...

Issued by World Travel Market Africa 26 May 2017

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Freedom to roam: Sweden listed itself on Airbnb

Every lake is your infinity pool, every mountaintop your granite terrace, every meadow becomes a garden and every forest a pantry filled with mushrooms and berries...

23 May 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Five global retreats every entrepreneur should attend

As an entrepreneur, you're always watching for the next great conference or retreat to attend. If you love to travel and see the world, here are five ideas for your next entrepreneurial adventure...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 May 2017

Top destinations for South African travellers 2017
Top destinations for South African travellers 2017

South Africans are looking for something different. While they still love their old mainstays, Sri Lanka, Bali, Seychelles, Maldives, UAE, and Egypt are also the sought-after destinations for South Africans in 2017...

18 May 2017

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#Indaba2017: A taste of what's in store

Thousands of exhibitors, travel buyers, visitors and media from all over the world is converging on the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban to experience the dynamic African travel industry...

16 May 2017

#WTMA17: Reunion Island, for the curious traveller
#WTMA17: Reunion Island, for the curious traveller

"Reunion Island offers the perfect retreat away from the mundane and allows for the curious traveller to venture into the unknown, with a promise of adventure on the horizon."

By Cari Coetzee 16 May 2017

How to use social media to influence direct bookings
How to use social media to influence direct bookings

With all the great figures and information around social media, the next step is seeing how the tourism industry can implement effective social media strategies that can boost and influence direct bookings...

Issued by Adclick Africa Media Group 15 May 2017

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