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Clock Tower's steps at V&A Waterfront transformed

In the spirit of World Design Capital 2014, visitors to the V&A Waterfront's Clock Tower precinct will find themselves literally stepping into a bright-and-colourful space. The Clock Tower's steps were transformed by a colourful Ndebele-style design by a group of students from Hout Bay. The youngsters spent two days during their school holidays painting the steps.

18 Apr 2014 12:00

FlySafair granted domestic scheduled passenger licence

Safair recently announced the news that the Air Services Licencing Council (ASLC) have granted FlySafair a domestic air service licence for the operation of domestic scheduled flights. This is in addition to the international and domestic unscheduled licence that it held for almost 50 years, providing aviation services both domestically and locally.

17 Apr 2014 11:32

Education crucial for continued tourism industry growth and success

With tourism and hospitality one of the fastest growing sectors in South Africa, contributing billions annually to the economy, young people are increasingly attracted to the idea of living the dream by choosing a career in the industry, believing that it will be a life filled with travel and glamour, with only an occasional interruption in the way of "real work".

17 Apr 2014 10:48

Have you registered as an exhibitor for Food Hospitality World Africa?

If not, here is why you should.

Issued by Fiera Milano 16 Apr 2014 15:55

Wilderness Botswana camps scores high in ecotourism

Wilderness Safaris is proud to announce that over half its Botswana camps have achieved the highest grade of ecotourism certification from the Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO).

16 Apr 2014 14:24

Improved global economic conditions boost Q1 business performance

First-quarter results of the TBCSA FNB Tourism Business Index (TBI) point to the weak exchange rate and strong overseas leisure demand playing a significantly positive role in lifting business performance. The industry recorded an overall index of 112.4 in this quarter, slightly lower than last quarter's 114.6, but still above normal trading performance levels.

16 Apr 2014 13:03

The tourism video that's so bad...

... Even the Singapore Tourism Board, which commissioned it - has scrapped it. (Video - if you're brave and like something cheesy)

16 Apr 2014 06:55

Richard Branson set to purchase property in Franschhoek

Virgin Limited Edition, Sir Richard Branson's worldwide luxury collection of award-winning retreats has entered into a preliminary agreement to purchase a new property - Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in Franschhoek, South Africa, which would become the latest addition to the already eclectic portfolio.

15 Apr 2014 15:41

KZN's Easter road safety campaign

Sharp focus will fall on road safety in KwaZulu-Natal as the country prepares for the upcoming Easter holiday this weekend.

15 Apr 2014 09:09

Busy week for anti-poaching units in KNP

South African National Parks (SANParks) said in a statement that the past week proved to be one of the busiest weeks for anti-poaching units in the Kruger National Park (KNP) with as many as three heavily armed groups of suspected poachers detected by rangers in the national park.

14 Apr 2014 13:32

Zimbabwe Council for Tourism announces Entrepreneur of the Year

The Zimbabwe Council for Tourism Special Award to The Tourism Entrepreneur of the Year made in recognition of outstanding contribution to the Tourism Industry in Zimbabwe has been awwarded to Blessing Munyenyiwa of Victoria Falls.

14 Apr 2014 13:16

Club Travel partners Cornerstone Information Systems

Club Travel has selected Cornerstone Information Systems to provide the technology to support their goal to increase top line revenue, improve operational efficiency and staff productivity, and thus grow profitability.

14 Apr 2014 12:19

Tourism Act signed into law

President Jacob Zuma recently signed Tourism Act No. 3 of 2014 into law. The Act will make provisions for the development and promotion of sustainable tourism for the social, economic and environmental benefit of South African citizens.

14 Apr 2014 10:38