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Kommetjie's Imhoff Farm repositioned to provide mixed-use offering

Despite construction slowing down during the national Covid-19 lockdown, renovation and restoration work on the 277-year-old Imhoff Farm in Kommetjie progressed with several new retail offerings and attractions...

7 Sep 2020

South African interprovincial travel soars after restrictions are lifted

It's been a long haul for South Africa as we've struggled to flatten the curve and still keep going somehow. Now, with the recent lifting of many restrictions, people are heading out in their numbers to enjoy everything the country has to offer...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 3 Sep 2020

The Blue Train resumes operations

Following the National Government's pronouncements moving the country to alert level 2, The Blue Train is pleased to announce that it will be resuming services for private charters as of September 2020...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 31 Aug 2020

Tourism says it's ready to reopen safely as SA enters lockdown Level 2

President Cyril Ramaphosa recently announced that South Africa would enter lockdown Level 2, and the country's tourism sector has indicated that it is ready to reopen safely...

17 Aug 2020

Covid-19 regulations for OSV Operators

The Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has published the amended Risk Adjusted Strategy for Tourism Facilities, Services and Products to include the regulations for Guided Tour Operators which includes Overland Safari Vehicle (OSV) Operators...

7 Aug 2020

Car rentals on the road again with superior safety precautions

Thanks to stringent lockdown measures, South African travel's been at an all-time low. Yet, as these sweeping regulations are eased, car rental agencies aren't taking any chances...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 6 Aug 2020

SANParks permits self-drive excursions for day visitors

The South African National Parks will open for self-drive excursions for day visitors in parks that cater for self-drives. These will be permitted from Monday, 8 June 2020...

8 Jun 2020

#tourisminmyblood promotes information sharing in the travel industry

The membership of new travel trade community initiative launched on a Facebook platform had grown to more than 10,400 travel industry professionals in 99 countries, within its first 10 days...

28 Apr 2020

Strategies Africa's tourism requires to manage blow from coronavirus

Tourism has become an important economic sector for most African countries in the last two decades. There has been increased investments in product development and enhancement, aggressive marketing, coupled with appropriate business-friendly socio-political reforms...

By Issahaku Adam & Albert N Kimbu 24 Apr 2020

Building a recovery plan for the tourism sector

SA Tourism is currently compiling a post-Covid-19 recovery plan for the sector. The plan will take into consideration various scenarios. These include developments in key traditional source markets such as the Europe and the US.

14 Apr 2020

Tintswalo goes digital with all-new virtual safaris

The virtual safaris include video footage of actual sightings, as well as some of the exhilarating encounters experienced by its game rangers on patrol...

1 Apr 2020

WTM Africa 2020 visitor, media registration now open

World Travel Market Africa 2020, which takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre is set to be one of the African continent's largest and leading business-to-business travel trade show yet...

5 Mar 2020

Is cruising still safe? Will I be insured? What you need to know about travelling during the coronavirus crisis

As coronavirus spreads across the globe, travellers need to be smart about where they go, how they travel and what precautions they take. A travel expert offers a few tips...

By David Beirman 28 Feb 2020

McLaren announces TUMI as official luggage partner

McLaren and TUMI, the leading international travel and lifestyle brand, have announced a new partnership which will see TUMI become the official luggage partner of McLaren including world-famous race team McLaren Racing and luxury supercar company McLaren Automotive...

Issued by TUMI 29 Nov 2019

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