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Durban named host city for 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership and Awards
Durban named host city for 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership and Awards

Durban KwaZulu-Natal Convention Bureau has been announced as the host of this year's Africa Tourism Leadership Forum and Awards, from 29 to 30 August 2019...

2 days ago

Public invited to submit comments on tourism amendment draft bill
Public invited to submit comments on tourism amendment draft bill

Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom has invited tourism stakeholders and the public to comment on the recently published Tourism Amendment Draft Bill...

2 days ago

KNP adjusts gate quotas for 2019 Easter holidays

The Kruger National Park management is urging visitors to be aware of gate quotas that will be in effect this coming Easter long weekend...

2 days ago

#BizTourismReport: SA tourism market analyses for April 2019

Welcome to the #BizTourismReport for South Africa compiled by Martin Jansen van Vuuren, co-founder and director of Futureneer Advisors. This will be the first in a monthly series of articles to provide market intelligence on the tourism industry in South Africa...

By Martin Jansen van Vuuren 16 Apr 2019

#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on what travel influencers are getting right and wrong

According to iambassador founder and CEO Keith Jenkins, marketing influencers in the travel industry are either executing their content mind-blowingly well or mind-bogglingly bad...

By Maroefah Smith 15 Apr 2019

#DistellInterHotelChallenge: Q&A w/ Annette Kesler and Chania Morritt-Smith

We chat to the creative duo and business partners of Showcook, Annette Kesler and Chania Morritt-Smith, the masterminds behind the Distell Inter Hotel Challenge...

By Juanita Pienaar 15 Apr 2019

Tourists behaving badly are a threat to global tourism, and the industry is partly to blame

Tourism brings many benefits to communities around the world. But tourism hotspots are feeling the strain as tourist numbers increase. Locals resent being crowded out of restaurants and parks. They resent paying inflated prices. Most of all they resent tourists behaving badly...

9 Apr 2019

Indaba2019: To boost tourism, Africa needs to change its narrative

Africa's Travel Indaba media launch, which was held at The Plant Venue Co., Durban on 3 April 2019, provided the opportunity South Africa's tourism industry to tell their success stories...

4 Apr 2019

Tourism businesses encouraged to apply for transformation, incentive funding

The Department of Tourism's Tourism Transformation Fund and Green Tourism Incentive Programme has opened for application...

3 Apr 2019

SA Tourism CEO suspended pending allegations

The Board of South African Tourism has resolved to investigate allegations received against South African Tourism CEO, Sisa Ntshona, through its anonymous tip-offs reporting mechanism...

3 Apr 2019

Entries now open for the 2019 Lilizela Tourism Awards

Tourism industry players in KwaZulu-Natal urged to increase their participation in this year's awards...

2 Apr 2019

Tourism minister praises efforts of Free State hospitality graduates

Ninety-six learners from Clarens, Xhariep and Thaba Nchu in the Free State have successfully completed their NQF level 2 and 4 qualifications in accommodation, food and beverage services...

1 Apr 2019

Map of Africa unveiled, set to boost local SA tourism economy

The symbolism of the map pays homage to the African continent and boasts a circumference of 30 metres...

29 Mar 2019

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