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Inquiry into online market dominance: Takealot, UberEats in Commission's crosshairs

The Competition Commission has announced it will be launching an inquiry into the competitiveness of online intermediation platforms...

1 day ago

Visit South Africa virtually with Google and SA Tourism's Explorer's Paradise

Google Arts & Culture, in partnership with SA Tourism, has launched an online exhibition called "South Africa: An Explorer's Paradise"...

1 day ago

Spur warns of up to 77% slump in H1 profit on Covid-19 hit

Spur Corporation expects first-half profit to slump as much as 77%, following Covid-19 lockdowns, retrenchment costs and reduced franchise fees...

24 Feb 2021

New Airlink route connects Cape Town with Walvis Bay

Airlink is launching a new direct flight service between Cape Town and Walvis Bay, commencing 2 March 2021...

24 Feb 2021

Kulula to resume Lanseria flights from April 2021

Low-cost airline, Kulula will recommence its operations at Lanseria International Airport from 1 April 2021, servicing its Durban and CT routes...

23 Feb 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager launches on Bizcommunity

Being acknowledged and appreciated is everything and this April it's the turn of brand managers on Biz...

Issued by 22 Feb 2021

BA reopens Joburg-Harare route

British Airways, operated by Comair, has reopened bookings for daily regional flights between Johannesburg and Harare...

22 Feb 2021

Changes to MyCiTi operating hours

The City of Cape Town has announced that as of 1 March 2021, some of the MyCiTi routes will no longer operate into the late evening...

22 Feb 2021

8 trends that will help shape the hospitality industry in 2021

Remaining agile and ahead of the curve of new travel trends while understanding consumer behaviour is vital for brand survival in any industry but even more so for brands operating in hospitality...

By Volker Heiden 19 Feb 2021

Dual pricing implemented for non-South African, South African residents at Kirstenbosch Garden

The South African National Biodiversity Institute (Sanbi) has decided to implement dual pricing at the National Botanical Gardens from 1 April 2021. Sanbi considered the increased costs to the organisation and financial setbacks of 2020 due to Covid-19 during its annual entry ticket pricing review.

19 Feb 2021

Refreshed and revitalised Courtyard Hotel Rosebank reopens

Courtyard Hotel Rosebank has refurbished its bedrooms and reopened at the beginning of the year to accommodate its first group of guests since its temporary suspension of services at the start of lockdown...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 19 Feb 2021

Qatar Airways expands SA network with 28 weekly flights

The weekly flights will be operated across Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg...

18 Feb 2021

CoCT, CPT International sets off to grow the aviation economy

"Together with our strategic business partners, we are implementing recovery plans for this crucial sector and have renewed funding for the successful Cape Town Air Access initiative, located in Wesgro, to ensure we get the aviation sector back on its feet while all roleplayers, including travellers, adhere to strict Covid-19 protocols."

17 Feb 2021

How FlySafair is improving its customer experience as airlines face recovery

FlySafair has just launched a new mobile app to make its customer's experience much simpler, by centralising all booking details into one place, enabling customers to manage their journeys on their own devices...

17 Feb 2021

Study shows TGCSA's graded establishments are ready to receive guests

A study conducted by the South African Tourism Insights and Analytics team and the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa has shown that 95% of the graded establishments were confident with their level of implementation of the Covid-19 protocols...

16 Feb 2021

20 borders fully reopened, 30 remain closed

South Africa's 20 land borders, which have only been partially operational for the past month, will now be fully open from today, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has announced.

15 Feb 2021

How can technology revive the travel industry?

The industry now has a unique opportunity to reevaluate, restrategise, and create robust structures better suited to roll with the pandemic punches...

By Greg Cooke 15 Feb 2021

All things considered... do awards still matter?

In a year in which the ground shifted seismically under our feet, where the collective travel industry is focused on survival rather than award show glory, are awards still relevant?

By Linsey Schluter 15 Feb 2021

Revolutionising eco-friendly business travel in the age of Covid-19

Sustainable business travel programmes are set to boom post-Covid-19 as travel managers rally behind new opportunities to fast-track their climate compliance...

12 Feb 2021

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