Makapans Caves
Travelling through Limpopo, SA's diamond in the rough

Further on their quest, the TOMSA/Sunday Times Finders Keepers team has headed into Limpopo.

1 day ago

Life's a Beach: a new guide to SA's beaches
Life's a Beach: a new guide to SA's beaches

MapStudio has released a new guide to South Africa's beautiful beaches - Life's a Beach. The guide explores 9,500kms of the best beaches, from Alexander Bay along the coast to Sodwana, visiting hundreds of beaches and exploring a magnificent coastline.

1 day ago

Behind the scenes: #TrekSouthAfrica project lead Andre Van Kets helps Devon Krantz load-up the 22kg Google Trekker backpack as Carte Blanche cameraman Greg Nelson captures the moment with Hout Bay in the background, June 2016. - Photo: Liz Fish
Drive South Africa partners with Google to capture SA in 360-degree

Drive South Africa, a Cape Town-based travel company, has partnered with Google through the Google Street View camera loan programme to capture South Africa's top wilderness, cultural and historic sites in 360-degree Street View imagery for Google Maps.

2 days ago

LEGOLAND Water Park
Dubai's new mega theme park opens in October

Tickets for Dubai's new multi-theme park goes on sale in South Africa next month. Dubai Parks and Resorts has appointed Johannesburg-based specialist tour operator, United Europe, to promote the family entertainment destination in South Africa.

2 days ago

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Safari company launches video series to inform travellers to Africa

Safari company Rhino Africa launched a new video series titled Rhino Africa's Travel Tips which aims to answer all question those travelling to Africa may have.

3 days ago

The Royal Escape: espAfrika's new curated luxury experience
The Royal Escape: espAfrika's new curated luxury experience

espAfrika brings its latest offering - www.escapemusicexperience.com the Escape Experience - in a series of exclusive curated experiences designed to appeal to Africa's luxury market as well as corporates who want to reward or acknowledge special clientele. The first event, entitled 'The Royal Escape Experience' will be hosted over a three-day period on 28, 29 and 30 July at the Palace of the Lost City, Sun City.

3 days ago

Mapungubwe Hill
Five must-do activities in Limpopo

If you're planning on heading north on your next trip in South Africa, you're likely to experience the popular wildlife and fascinating heritage which wait in the inspiring province of Limpopo.

By Jarred Manasse 3 days ago

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Why travellers should learn the language of their destination

Global travel increases every year despite our advanced technological connections that enable us to communicate across and experience the world without leaving home. This is because there is no substitute for first-hand experience. The experience of travelling - short or long term, for leisure of pleasure, for life experience or to settle in a new country - is greatly enhanced by the ability to speak the language of your destination.

3 days ago

Forever Resorts relaunches Mpumalanga's "Grand Old Lady"
Forever Resorts relaunches Mpumalanga's "Grand Old Lady"

Forever Resorts, Lodges, Hotels and Retreats announced the relaunch of Mpumalanga's "Grand Old Lady", Mount Sheba, A Forever Lodge. The lodge, 22 kilometers east of the legendary gold digger's town of Pilgrims Rest, has a fresh new look following upgrades and renovations.

27 Jul 2016

Cableway Maintenance 2016
Table Mountain Cableway closed for annual maintenance and refurbishment

Table Mountain Cableway will be closed for its scheduled annual maintenance from 25 July to 7 August 2016. Replacement of the Top Station generator, maintenance of the 11kV electricity line, cleaning of the ropes and slack rope tests, renewing switches and bearings where necessary, servicing of the main gearbox, generators and backup generators, as well as general electronic component changes and control checks will take place during the shutdown period.

26 Jul 2016

Joint project promotes domestic destinations to business travellers
Joint project promotes domestic destinations to business travellers

A joint pilot project between SA Tourism and the Association of South African Travel Agents (ASATA) has seen over a 1,000 South African business travellers exposed to a wide range of domestic travel destinations and deals. The project aims to promote leisure travel across South Africa among business travellers.

26 Jul 2016

New Protea Hotels campaign showcases the fun in travel planning
New Protea Hotels campaign showcases the fun in travel planning

Protea Hotels by Marriott is launching a series of videos which showcases travel and the excitement that goes with planning it - viewers may even pick up a new travel tip, or two.

25 Jul 2016

Marketing SA food and wine tourism to international travellers
Marketing SA food and wine tourism to international travellers

In November 2016, Minister Derek Hanekom will open the inaugural "The Business of Wine and Food Tourism" which will be held in the heart of the Cape Winelands. The conference features a list of local and international experts who will share their knowledge on aspects of regional food and wine travel.

25 Jul 2016