Luxury lifestyle development, the Regency Apartment Hotel located in the bustling Menlyn Node, has entered a key construction phase and is due for completion in June 2018. Designed by award-winning architect, Archactive International and developed by Key Spirit Development, the hotel is set to showcase the best in secure urban hotel standards.
11 hours ago
Tourism is taking a knock right now. With the Cape, Johannesburg and Durban all in various degrees of water shortages, the industry needs more than a Get Well card, and events are what will see us on the road to recovery. Here are some reasons why events hold one of the more measurable keys to sustainability in the sector:
Danny Bryer 12 hours ago
The Economist magazine recently published it's 2018 edition copy marking the beginning of the year and three decades of success. It is important for us to refer to the cover of this widely read magazine because all manner of symbols full of symbolism was used and of course their interpretation varies depending on an individual context.
Kevin Odhiambo Opiyo 13 hours ago
The affordability of local travel is a heated conversation topic in South Africa. Many South Africans hold firmly on to the belief that it is cheaper to visit Thailand or Zanzibar than to trek to the coastlines of Cape Town or Durban.
Sharmila Ragunanan 15 hours ago
A 10 metre high twinkling Christmas tree made out of Moët et Chandon bottles, 3D printed butter, a food memory archive and pop-up dinners that use no water in its creation is just a taste of the activations that culinary-inspired design studio Studio H has successfully implemented. We chat with founder Hannerie Visser about how they are using food to design brand experiences and create memorable campaigns for their clients.
Ruth Cooper 3 days ago
Egypt is seeing a promising rebound in tourism following devastating jihadist attacks, in welcome news to the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as he seeks re-election this month.
3 days ago
About 30 minutes out of Cape Town en route to Tulbagh, I look in the rearview mirror and see my sister's face, happily stuck between my two nephews on either side of her. But, we all know these moments don't last very long.
Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago
Durban is becoming a seaside city without any sand as strong waves pummel its beaches and the city's sand pumping efforts come to naught. Swathes of what used to be wide stretches of sand are now underwater and beachside infrastructure, including a booster pump station at Dairy Beach, is being destroyed.
3 days ago
With both the Eastern Cape (EC) and Western Cape (WC) popular holiday destinations for tourists, there will be concerns about increased water consumption as the Easter holidays approach. Water levels are already stretched in both provinces due to the ongoing drought, however, the coastal cities should be more than capable of meeting demand from increased tourism activity, according to FNB Business tourism expert, Charnel Kara.
15 Mar 2018
With its sights set on the Nordic market, South African Tourism, SAA and local destination marketing companies including SW Africa arranged a mega familiarisation trip with the aim to drive inbound travel from Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway - markets which contributed to 60,000 tourist arrivals between January and July 2017, according to SA Tourism..
15 Mar 2018
The African Union (AU) has adopted a Free Movement Protocol and a draft plan of action to go with it.
Tshepo T. Gwatiwa, Michael Noel Sam 15 Mar 2018
The 2017 Wine & Food Tourism Study in the Western Cape, conducted annually by Wesgro in partnership with Explore Sideways, showed that wine tourism in the Western Cape has grown by 16% between 2016 and 2017. Growth is further evidenced by tour operators indicating that 99% of Cape Town-based itineraries include a trip to the Winelands.
14 Mar 2018