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The Blue Train announces its 2020 re-opening special

Following the president's announcement to move the country to Alert Level 1, The Blue Train is pleased to announce its 2020 re-opening special for leisure travel that will run from 1 November 2020 to 31 March 2021...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 2 days ago

Covid has completely altered the travel industry - and it's not all bad

After having endured one of the strictest lockdowns in the world, it is understandable that South Africans have become much more appreciative of the prospect of travel and the many joys that it brings to their lives...

By Sue Garrett 23 Sep 2020

Thinking of visiting the Kruger now that travel is allowed? You'll be thrilled to see what's new there

Mid-year has always been a popular time for South Africans to travel to and to enjoy what the Kruger National Park has to offer...

Issued by Irvine Partners 17 Sep 2020

SA's tourism sector promises to keep travellers safe as borders set to open

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that the country's borders would open to international travellers under the strictest conditions, the South African tourism sector has promised to keep these incoming travellers safe...

17 Sep 2020

International travel makes a return under alert level 1

South Africa will reopen its international borders on 1 October 2020...

17 Sep 2020

Cape Town nominated for 5 Africa World Travel Awards

Votes are cast by both travel professionals and consumers, with the nominee gaining the most votes in a category named as the winner...

16 Sep 2020

Switching on the corporate aspect of travel for economic growth

With the release last week of South Africa's GDP Q2 figures and President Cyril Ramaphosa's calls for a quick and bold plan to place South Africa on a "rapid growth trajectory", a spotlight is shone on tourism as the sector with the greatest potential to reignite South Africa's economy, sustainably...

16 Sep 2020

Sun City's Valley of Waves set to reopen

The Valley of Waves at Sun City will be reopening in time for Heritage Day on 23 September 2020...

15 Sep 2020

Rebounding from Covid-9: Understanding humans in uncertainty

Simply put, there are realities around the return to travel that we will need to attend to. And to approach the new normal, founder and managing editor of Luxury Travel Editors, Dean McCoubreyo has proposed 'The new five Ps of travel marketing for premium brands.'

14 Sep 2020

SA journo appointed academy regional chair of The World's 50 Best Bars

The World's 50 Best Bars has appointed South African journalist and drinks writer Leah van Deventer as its first academy regional chair for southern Africa...

11 Sep 2020

Wildlife tourism in southern Africa uses scarce water - we propose how much is enough

Tourism ventures in a water-stressed region like southern Africa need to balance the needs of guests and staff with the needs of surrounding communities...

By Kevin Mearns 11 Sep 2020

Using digital marketing to secure the survival of SA's travel industry

As South Africa settles into lockdown level 2, many businesses in the hospitality and travel sectors are struggling to differentiate themselves as they compete for the limited spend of a still wary public. Incubeta specialists look at practical digital tips to help local venues attract customers...

8 Sep 2020

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

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