How Uber plans to disrupt SA's delivery industry
How Uber plans to disrupt SA's delivery industry

Food delivery app UberEATS launched on Wednesday and the company behind the ride-sharing app is confident the service will disrupt the food industry, and possibly other sectors as well.

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Blyde River Canyon sunrise - Image by Rudolph De Gerardier
#TrekSouthAfrica: SA in 180 days

Six South African have started on a six-month journey through South Africa to explore the country's leading trails and paths to inspire tavellers all over the world to experience the best attractions Mzansi has to offer.

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12 new developments for Cape Town CBD
12 new developments for Cape Town CBD

According to the Cape Town Central City Improvement District (CCID), five new major property developments have gone into the planning phase and another seven proposals have been initiated in Cape Town's CBD since the beginning of the year.

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Top business travel apps for your inner entrepreneur
Top business travel apps for your inner entrepreneur

It's been proved that face-to-face contact beats electronic communication in terms of networking, negotiation, and teamwork. Commuting to airports and layovers can take time, often causing work to pile up, which business travellers find disruptive and stressful.

7 hours ago

Oudebosch Eco Cabins, Kogelberg
Projects show growing importance of sustainability and innovation in tourism and travel

Recognition given to three key environmentally-rooted projects, which are among the final qualifying entries in the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation, underscores the growing importance of sustainability and innovation in the tourism and travel and conservation sectors - as well as those where environmentalism more broadly plays a part.

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We all have a role in promoting accessible tourism
We all have a role in promoting accessible tourism

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 1 billion people (15% of the world's population) live with some sort of disability. In relation to this, UNWTO is convinced that as part of responsible and sustainable tourism policy, accessibility for all to tourist facilities, services, and products is vital.

By Josephine Wawira 9 hours ago

Innesfree Park
Living the park life in Sandton

Sandton Central, South Africa's commercial capital, has more to offer visitors than just world-class business, retail, residential and tourist facilities. It is also 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 reconnect with nature and socialise with friends, proving a great venue for summer festivals.

1 day ago

#InnovationMonth: Navigating stories with VoiceMap's Iain Manley
#InnovationMonth: Navigating stories with VoiceMap's Iain Manley

VoiceMap, an immersive audio tour app breathes character into cities through guided GPS location-aware audio tours by "journalists, novelists, tour guides and passionate locals". We chat to founder Ian Manley about city storytelling for #InnovationMonth.

By Ruth Cooper 1 day ago

Housekeeping: the unsung heroes of the hospitality industry
Housekeeping: the unsung heroes of the hospitality industry

Various departments of a hotel contribute to an enjoyable stay - small things like a warm welcome at the door or a speedy check in can create a great impression with guests. However, one aspect of your stay is often underrated and overlooked, housekeeping.

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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 (TMACC) staff who are members affiliated to the South African Commercial Catering Workers Union (SACCAWU) are on strike from today (28 September 2016). SACCAWU is asking for a 15% increase and TMACC is offering 9%.

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Universal Accessibility: enhancing and promoting tourism for all in SA

When we talk about Tourism For All and promoting Universal Accessibility, we primarily talk about people with disabilities and the challenges they face in accessing our tourism facilities - all our people and tourists deserve equal access to our attractions and facilities. Airports, hotels, and other tourism facilities must cater to the needs of people living with disabilities said Minister Derek Hanekom in his opening remarks during the 2016 Lecture held in Bloemfontein.

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Tsogo Sun adding more flair to SunSquare Montecasino
Tsogo Sun adding more flair to SunSquare Montecasino

Overlooking the award-winning Montecasino Complex in Fourways, trendy SunSquare Montecasino is the latest Tsogo Sun hotel to modernise its guest offering at a cost of approximately R16 million.

2 days ago

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More than 60,000 visitors got to know their national parks

South African National Park (SANParks) recorded 62,312 visitors to parks during South African National Parks Week (12-18 September) under the campaign 'Know Your National Parks' which allowed locals to spend a day at a national park free of charge.

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