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Robben Island to be designated a Marine Protected Area

In an effort toward the conservation of Robben Island's marine biodiversity, and advancing the sustainable tourism agenda, the island will soon be declared a Marine Protected Area...

15 hours ago

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...

17 Apr 2019

Ecotourism operators in Africa join forces to effect conservation change

&Beyond, Conservation Travel Foundation by Ultimate Safaris, Singita and Wilderness Safaris, in partnership with the Lion Recovery Fund, have joined forces to launch the Lionscape Coalition initiative...

10 Apr 2019

How Hotel Verde's Nuovo Restaurant is going green

The Nuovo Restaurant unveiled its new sustainable menu at the Hotel Verde Cape Town Airport on 3 April 2019...

5 Apr 2019

TTC's TreadRight Foundation, brands amplify plastic free initiatives for Earth Month

To highlight its respect and recognition for Earth Month, The Travel Corporation recently announced that, from the beginning of its 2019 operating season, its brands will no longer make available single-use plastic bottles on its coaches...

4 Apr 2019

WWF SASSI, Fedhasa partner to promote sustainable hospitality practices

There has been a dramatic increase in the amount of fish and other marine creatures taken out of the seas in recent decades, and globally 93% of global fisheries are fully fished or overexploited...

2 Apr 2019

People are taking a huge toll on the plains of the Serengeti-Mara

The 40,000sqkm Serengeti-Mara plain that straddles the border of Kenya and Tanzania is famous for its abundant and diverse wildlife...

By Joseph Ogutu 2 Apr 2019

Radisson BluWaterfront to harvest sea water with new desalination plant

As the Western Cape continues to save water, the hotel, located directly on the rocky Atlantic Coast in Granger Bay, Cape Town, will supply fresh water produced in its own, in-house desalination plant...

1 Apr 2019

Port of Mossel Bay aids SAPREC to rehabilitate, conserve marine life

Transnet National Port Authority's Port of Mossel Bay has contributed R100,000 to support the conservation efforts of the Seabird and Penguin Rehabilitation Centre, which provides treatment and temporary care to injured, diseased, displaced or oiled indigenous marine birds...

29 Mar 2019

Budget travelling is not just good for your pocket, but for the environment too

While it is a fun, educative venture, travelling can also be costly. You want to see the world and visit your favourite tourist sites but you're low on funds, so what's the best way to go about it?

By Martin Tvede Larsen 28 Mar 2019

Blue economy: Experts call for sustainable exploitation

By efficient management, the sustainable exploitation of resources in oceans, seas, lakes and rivers - also known as the blue economy - could contribute up to $1.5tn to the global economy...

By Ruth Waruhiu 25 Mar 2019

South Africa kicks the can down the road on captive predator breeding

The world's leading lion scientists argue that captive predator breeding has no conservation value...

By Ross Harvey 22 Mar 2019

36 organisations nominated for 2019 African Responsible Tourism Awards

The 2019 African Responsible Tourism Awards has moved into the second round in which 36 tourism organisations will compete for the top spots...

6 Mar 2019

Wild Coast Sun achieves first-in-Africa Net Zero Waste certification

Sun International's Wild Coast Sun has achieved Africa's first Net Zero Waste rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa...

1 Mar 2019

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