The inaugural SA Tourism Summit in October was an intense and productive gathering of industry leaders and I am optimistic that the summit will reap medium to long-term benefits for tourism in the country.
By Eddy Khosa 9 Dec 2013 11:41
The Tsogo Sun's Gauteng properties are, once again, living up to their reputation with an array of options to guarantee a memorable festive season. The Palazzo, Montecasino promises to amaze and entertain you whilst Santa amuses the kids in a separate venue, for R495 per adult and a 50% discount for kids under 12.
9 Dec 2013 11:17
Africa Travel Week, comprising ILTM Africa, IBTM Africa and WTM Africa, has received the full backing and support of the Western Cape Province and the City of Cape Town.
9 Dec 2013 11:03
A great man has passed away and we all mourn the loss of Madiba, but while we mourn, let us also celebrate the life and the achievements of one of history's greatest statesmen, and certainly South Africa's and Africa's greatest. (video)
6 Dec 2013 05:06
Canned hunting was unknown to me up until a few months ago, and I'm guilty of being ignorant of the fact that this is happening under my very own nose, but from the moment I discovered the truth, I haven't been able to stop thinking or talking about it.
By Angie White 3 Dec 2013 09:18
South African National Parks (SANParks) has joined the world in mourning the death of Nelson Mandela. The CEO Dr David Mabunda passed on his condolences on behalf of SANParks.
6 Dec 2013 13:21
British Airways will increase its services from London to Cape Town by three flights a week from May 2014, offering 657 additional seats a week, expanding total capacity to over 12,000 seats.
6 Dec 2013 13:15
The Woodstock Foundry, a new development in Woodstock, Cape Town, recently welcomed Browser & Grazer, a single-source catering company that provides a full range of catering needs - including healthy menu options, equipment hire, bar service and staffing hire.
By Evan-Lee Courie 5 Dec 2013 10:57
The annual office year-end party is usually where some of the craziest communication of the year takes place. Colleagues are usually beyond drained and exhausted at this time of the year and yet over-jubilant and excited at the same time. Add in to this equation free food and booze and we often see a terrifying communication cocktail in which employees often commit career suicide and take far more than just a day to recover!
By John French 4 Dec 2013 09:34
After 14 years apart, industry veterans and hoteliers Tony Romer-Lee and Euan McGlashan are back together in their newest venture, PMR Hospitality Partners, which is a boutique African hospitality management company based in Cape Town and Atlanta, US, through its sister firm, Valor Hospitality Partners.
4 Dec 2013 12:14
There is no doubt that the decision by South African Airways (SAA) to cut the Buenos Aires-Johannesburg flights from 2014 will have a detrimental knock-on effect throughout Africa, says Danny Bryer,of the Protea Hospitality Group.
4 Dec 2013 13:25
FEDHASA Cape, the official voice and representative of the hospitality industry, recently held a youth event at the Peninsula Hotel in Cape Town, hosted by youth segment chairman, Jamie Pieters. The event served to highlight the relevance of youths within the hospitality industry, as well as promote the role that FEDHASA Cape plays in supporting young people in their careers.
4 Dec 2013 12:42
Sandton is set to see its first newly built hotel in four years, when 177 Empire Place, which is being developed by hotel group Executive Apartments and Hotels, opens next year.
By Alistair Anderson 3 Dec 2013 11:48
Trafalgar has devised a programme for its guests that is designed to give them even more and take them further beyond the expected in 2014.
3 Dec 2013 06:51
Indaba and We Are Africa have joined forces to introduce Two Shows One Africa, which they claim will change the face of travel trade shows on the continent, bringing unprecedented business benefits to exhibitors, buyers, and the greater African tourism sector.
3 Dec 2013 15:28
Zomato.com is a successful restaurant listing website which launched in SA recently.
2 Dec 2013 09:05
MasterCard has introduced the Priceless Africa campaign to South Africa, bringing the global Priceless Cities programme to the African continent for the first time.
2 Dec 2013 11:49
Demand for quality accommodation will result in Uganda's Protea Hotel Entebbe more than doubling in size less than two years after first opening doors. Construction starts on the new phase of the 73-room hotel in May 2014 and is expected to take approximately a year to complete.
2 Dec 2013 10:35
The digital media never sleep. Content on Bizcommunity.com's industry web and mobisites is archived and accessible by our community and your prospective audiences 24/7, 365.
Issued by Bizcommunity.com 29 Nov 2013 14:54
The revolution of the internet and rise of social media and websites such as Trip Advisor has resulted in e-tourism becoming a key tool in allowing businesses in the tourism industry to compete and operate on a global scale.
29 Nov 2013 14:22
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