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

Kosi Forest Lodge, owned by Isibindi Africa, 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 is situated off the beaten track in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a proclaimed World Heritage Site that boasts unrivaled biodiversity and exquisite beauty.

6 hours ago

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Five ways tourism benefits Cape Town and its locals

Tourism is of major benefit to a destination such as Cape Town, with a direct and indirect economic impact. This isn't limited to rands being handed over at attractions or places of accommodation, there are other benefits to the city:

By Enver Mally 6 hours ago

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

How do you choose where to vacation? For many, attractions determine the destination - a famous museum, an amusement park, or an important historic site. Today, however, we're seeing many travelers for whom the attractions take a back seat to the local cuisine. From five-star restaurants to the street food scene, foodie culture is transforming travel. This kind of travel is an extension of the larger culinary scene that's been seeking to elevate our daily dining experiences, bringing fine dining to a larger audience.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 7 hours ago

What's new at Sun City
What's new at Sun City

A much loved and popular holiday destination for local and international families since the late 70s, Sun City has been synonymous with fun-filled family holidays, glitzy gambling, and an OTT African kitsch style that tourists just can't seem to get enough of. So it comes as no big surprise really that after 36 years of successful accommodating and entertaining, Sun City was due an upgrade. A substantial one.

By Ruth Cooper 7 hours ago

SA Express providing extra flights to Sun City
SA Express providing extra flights to Sun City

SA Express is introducing additional flights on Wednesdays between 14 December 2016 and 4 January 2017 to meet a high demand for flights to Sun City.

8 hours ago

Renewal of Protea Hotel by Marriott Walvis Bay under way
Renewal of Protea Hotel by Marriott Walvis Bay under way

A refurbishment project at Protea Hotel by Marriott Walvis Bay, Namibia, owned by Frans Indongo Group, is under way. It is the first refurbishment of the hotel since it opened almost 20 years ago with the d├ęcor in the bedrooms, bathrooms, and the restaurant up for renewal.

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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 water sports abound. Dotted along the banks of the Vaal River you will find hotels, 'watering holes', restaurants, campsites and houses to rent - a picture-perfect place for your end-of-year holiday with plenty of activities to keep mom, dad, gran, the dog and the kids entertained.

1 day ago

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KZN Gogo's on Tour campaign to promote local travel, universal accessibility

There is a growing need to increase the frequency of local travel and creating a culture of experiencing new destinations within the borders of South Africa. According to Debbie Damant, country manager: Southern Africa at South African Tourism, SA Tourism wants all South Africans to enjoy the country's cultural diversity, as well as its amazing landscapes and biodiversity, which is what the millions of international tourists come to South Africa for every year.

1 day ago

Opening of The Gallery
Opening of The Gallery

Maropeng, the Official Visitors Centre for the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, is proud to announce the opening of "The Gallery", its new exhibition space.

Issued by Gauteng Tourism Authority 1 day ago

Camps Bay hotel South Beach adds more luxury suites
Camps Bay hotel South Beach adds more luxury suites

10 sea-facing suites have been added to the South Beach, part of The Blue Views Collection, bringing the property's offering to 19 five-star self-catering suites.

1 day ago

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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, Johannesburg, and Durban to Havana via Istanbul. The flight carries on to Caracas, Venezuela.

2 days ago

Raul de Lima
Ushering in a new era for Sun City

With some 25 years in the food and hospitality industry, Raul de Lima is taking the reins as general manager at iconic Sun City Resort - which is nearing the end of an extensive refurbishment - and is set to usher in a new era for the resort.

2 days ago

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 2 days ago