Garden Route National Park visitor numbers spike during SA National Parks Week

The Garden Route National Park has seen visitor figures almost double during the SA National Parks Week campaign...

29 Sep 2017

Protecting and preserving Table Mountain

“As custodians of Table Mountain, we need to protect and preserve the attraction's natural and cultural heritage whilst minimising our environmental footprint and maximising the positive social effect that we have."

29 Sep 2017

#WFconf2017: The keys to growing Cape Winelands tourism

The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference 2017 saw those operating in the Cape's wine, food and hospitality industries gather to glean insights from local and international specialists...

29 Sep 2017

Diversifying composition of tourism industry could unlock domestic tourism potential

If the domestic tourism industry expands so that it caters for everyone in the country rather than focusing on traditional tourists, it has the potential to contribute significantly more to the economy...

28 Sep 2017

Airbnb empowering communities, spreading the benefits of tourism

Airbnb, on World Tourism Day, celebrates a successful pilot programme which aimed to empower locals from underprivileged communities in South Africa through home sharing training...

27 Sep 2017

FEDHASA committed to sustainable and responsible tourism in practice

FEDHASA says its members are committed to practising sustainable tourism and adhering to the United Nations' World Tourism Organisation's mandate...

27 Sep 2017

Youth an important part of sustainable tourism

"The tourism sector is also constantly evolving and it is important that young people are part of this growth... our young people will be the tourism industry leaders of the future."

27 Sep 2017

Why now is the time for sustainability in travel

The United Nations has designated this year as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development...

By Brett Tollman 27 Sep 2017

How travellers can make a difference

It's vital for us to travel responsibly, ensuring a sustainable tourism industry that will allow future generations to experience the wonders of travel too...

26 Sep 2017

Could group travel experiences be the answer to SA's domestic tourism woes?

Through these experiences, travellers will become ambassadors for the country and an unprecedented travel movement will be born...

26 Sep 2017

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...

21 Sep 2017

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.

21 Sep 2017

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 21 Sep 2017

#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 19 Sep 2017

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