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Local award winning documentary wins at WTM Africa 2020

The Blood Lions campaign in conjunction with Love Africa Marketing has won 'Most Compelling Digital Story' in the inaugural African Travel Week Travel & Tourism Awards...

18 May 2020

African Habitat Conservancy takes on Babanango Game Reserve project in northern KZN

The protected wilderness area aims to protect a vast African wilderness while uplifting rural people in the process...

15 May 2020

Kylemore seamstresses pivot from mascots to masks

Tourism has been devastated by Covid-19, and it is not just the obviously affected lodges, guides, tour operators and safari companies that are impacted, but also many communities...

14 May 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

What it's like to run a hotel during lockdown

On 27 March 2020, businesses had to close their doors, including hotels and accommodation establishments in support of South Africa's nationwide lockdown and fight against the Covid-19 threat. But there were some that had to remain open...

22 Apr 2020

Spier's ethical business approach wins gold

The 2020 Inspirational Africa Responsible Tourism Awards has awarded Spier Wine Farm Gold in its Responsible Business category...

22 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

The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down

In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

Issued by 6 Apr 2020

Radisson RED wins sustainability award for the second year

"By receiving this award for the second year, Radisson RED has indicated that they are not just committed to operating sustainably, but also to continuous improvement."

1 Apr 2020

Gauteng places German tourists under quarantine

A group of 60 German tourists has been placed under quarantine after one of them tested positive for Covid-19, said the Gauteng Health Department on Friday.

27 Mar 2020

Restaurants can play a crucial role in the fight against Covid-19

"Restaurants are quintessentially community serving and as such should play an active role in contributing to an overall preventative effort while continuing to serve its customers."

19 Mar 2020

Singita Kwitonda Lodge features on Travel + Leisure's 2020 It List

Opened in August 2019, the lodge, named after a legendary silverback gorilla, is set on 178 acres on the edge of Volcanoes National Park, with which it shares a 1.2km border...

12 Mar 2020

Radisson Hotels to reduce single-use plastics globally

The Radisson Hotel Group is set to launch a global roll-out plan of plastic reduction - including the introduction of bulk amenities in all hotels across the group's portfolio by 2022...

11 Mar 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

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