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Experiences are the new black

It is no longer chic to be chic and wealth is not displayed anymore. Consumers are no longer buying goods; instead they are spending on experiences...

By Danette Breitenbach 8 hours ago

Hong Kong-based airline adopts baby rhino in support of Investec Rhino Lifeline project

Cathay Pacific has adopted an orphan baby rhino as part of its ongoing partnership with the Investec Rhino Lifeline (IRL) project...

9 hours ago

Cultivating the next generation of tourism professionals

The theme for this year's Tourism Month is sustainable tourism. A concept closely linked with social development...

By Enver Duminy 13 hours ago

Four things to do this Heritage weekend

South Africans will be treated to an extended Heritage weekend - from Saturday, 23 September 2017 to Monday, 25 September 2017. Here are four things to do this Heritage weekend.

1 day ago

From wine to whales, what to do in three days in Hermanus

Heritage Day falls on a Sunday, which means you get the Monday off, so if you want to get full relaxation out of your downtime, then South Africa's smaller towns come highly recommended.

By Avukile Mabombo 1 day ago

Airlines changing with the trends, taking flight with millennials

Millennials have become so important that major airlines, including Mango, have started taking note and are offering specialised experiences to attract millennials...

By Pumla Luhabe 1 day ago

Tourism and travel trade joins GP Lifestyle Tourism Street Party to celebrate Gauteng

The first GP Lifestyle Tourism Street Party will be taking place this month in Gauteng, which will see the travel and tourism trade party throughout the day and into the night at the regenerated 1 Fox Street warehouse...

1 day ago

Kruger Lowveld Tourism generates awareness through local tourism roadshow

Kruger Lowveld Tourism recently held its annual Tourism Month Roadshow, engaging local tourism organisations (LTO's) and governments across the region...

1 day ago

Bushman's Nek reveals new look following R4.6m make-over

Following a R4.6m make-over, Bushman's Nek Berg and Trout is sporting a new look that is set to keep it a favourite Underberg family vacation destination...

1 day ago

British Airways starts African and Indian Ocean Islands expansion

As part of its African network expansion, British Airways will be starting its services to the Seychelles, offering more flights to Mauritius, with more seats on other routes...

2 days ago

The power of exhibitions in the tourism and travel industry

WTM Africa 2017 saw $365,950,813 of business generated, proving that exhibitions remain a powerful marketing tool for business, particularly for an experiential business in the travel and tourism sector...

2 days ago

Is CRM dead in the travel industry?

How can the idea of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) still be relevant in travel when today's consumers are in the driving seat and ‘manage' how and when they wish to engage with us?

By Craig Byren 2 days ago

Adventure race Expedition Africa to put spotlight on Namaqua West Coast

Preparations for one of the world's most prominent adventure races coming to South Africa's Namaqua West Coast

2 days ago

IHG reveals new franchise-ready, midscale brand Avid

InterContinental Hotels Group has revealed the name for its new high-quality midscale brand. Avid Hotels is franchise-ready...

2 days ago

#TourismMonth: Sharing data. What does the future hold for the travel industry?

Seamless travel and personalisation are two trends that are predicted to continue to disrupt the travel industry in the next decade, according to Amadeus' latest study...

By Jannine Adams 3 days ago

Tourism business performance sees decline but it's not all doom and gloom

“The decline we have experienced recently in business performance has the potential to be temporary if the sector, as a collective unit, takes up the challenge to address the..."

3 days ago

City's big-spending visitors contribute to the tourism economy

Experiential tourism is providing more than just kicks for visitors, it's also spreading tourism rands wider across the destination...

By Avukile Mabombo 3 days ago

#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017

#TourismMonth: Open skies, more business travel means a stronger Africa

As we celebrate Tourism Month, there's an opportunity for us to acknowledge what achieving open skies in Africa would mean for the business community and business travel in general...

By Oz Desai 18 Sep 2017

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International

SA's art and culture takes to the streets in New York

In a month-long partnership with Citi Bike which will see South Africa's unique art and culture taking to the streets of New York City, South African Tourism's US office is taking an innovative approach to grow the SA's arts, culture, and heritage offering by encouraging New Yorkers and visitors to the city to travel to South Africa.

18 Sep 2017

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