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KLT engages the tourism sector in Tourism Month
KLT engages the tourism sector in Tourism Month

Kruger Lowveld Tourism (KLT) kick-starts Tourism Month, in September, by engaging all tourism sector players in the area to develop a new marketing strategy that will take it into the future.

31 Aug 2015 13:52

Mantis joins the fight to save the rhino
Mantis joins the fight to save the rhino

In April 2014, the Mantis Group marketing director, Paul Gardiner, had an informal meeting with Vietnamese pop star, Thu Minh. This encounter led to Mantis and the Wilderness Foundation persuading her and fellow pop star, Thanh Bui, to become ambassadors of the rhino cause in South Africa.

31 Aug 2015 11:00



President Bongo launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com
President Bongo launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com

The President of Gabonese Republic, H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba announced the launch of Gabon FlyAfrica.com, a Pan-African low-cost airline aimed at enhancing air connectivity across Africa and reducing the cost of doing business in Africa.

31 Aug 2015 09:53

SAGTA endorses SETE 2015
SAGTA endorses SETE 2015

The South African Golf Tourism Association (SAGTA) has thrown it full weight behind the fifth annual Sports and Events Tourism Exchange (SETE), taking place from 27 to 29 October 2015, at the Protea Hotel Fire and Ice! Menlyn, in the City of Tshwane, the new host city partner.

31 Aug 2015 09:42

Turkey becoming the biggest connection to international travel
Turkey becoming the biggest connection to international travel

The growing airline industry has seen a shift in consumer travel patterns from traditionally using Europe as a connection destination, towards Eastern Europe and the Middle East becoming more preferable connection points. This shift can be attributed to Eastern Europe's geographical location, which enables passengers who travel via this destination to reach fifty countries in less than five hours.

31 Aug 2015 09:35

School soccer coach wins top women's sports award
School soccer coach wins top women's sports award

Already a proven winner as a soccer coach for under-12 and under-14 boys, Tsogo Sun Soccer Academy Coach Londiwe Hlatswayo has taken her winning streak up a notch and won the gsport Volunteer of the Year Award.

31 Aug 2015 09:11

IHG partners the Water Footprint Network
IHG partners the Water Footprint Network

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), a global hotel company, has announced the appointment of global water-use experts, the Water Footprint Network, to develop a worldwide water stewardship programme for IHG.

31 Aug 2015 08:31

Angel Jones on why SA expats are flocking back home
Angel Jones on why SA expats are flocking back home

Leaving the land of your birth, to settle in another country, is never an easy process. Logistically, financially, culturally, and above all, emotionally, it's a change that sparks upheaval as well as opportunity. But harder still, is making the decision to pack up and come back home.

28 Aug 2015 12:46

Tsogo Sun expands its entrepreneur development programme
Tsogo Sun expands its entrepreneur development programme

Tsogo Sun has significantly expanded its successful Book a Guesthouse programme to include Sun1 hotel operators and housekeepers, to form Tsogo Sun Entrepreneurs, an innovative entrepreneurial development programme for the hospitality industry.

28 Aug 2015 10:43

Premier Hotels announces acquisition of Richards Bay hotel
Premier Hotels announces acquisition of Richards Bay hotel

Premier Hotels & Resorts has announced the acquisition of Premier Hotel The Richards in Richards Bay, situated 90 minutes north of Durban.

28 Aug 2015 08:59

New shifts in online travel for Africa
New shifts in online travel for Africa

The E-Tourism Africa Summit is back returns for it's eighth year and it remains the most popular event in Africa for the travel trade to learn how best to use new technology and social media to market travel businesses and reach new customers.

28 Aug 2015 08:16

SAB World of Beer renews its five-star grading
SAB World of Beer renews its five-star grading

The SAB World of Beer (WOB) has been re-awarded a five-star rating by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa. The conference and beer tour facility based in Newtown, Johannesburg is one of the city's top tourism attractions.

28 Aug 2015 06:37

Enhancing youth travel in Africa
Enhancing youth travel in Africa

Within the African context, youth travel entails the circulation of young Africans around the continent. This, however, is not quite the norm in Africa due to the common notion that travel is not essentially travel unless it is outside the continent.

27 Aug 2015 14:25