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From zero to accidental hero

The City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) has been working hard behind the scenes to strip out single-use plastic from guest bedrooms. In a bold move, the group, together with its South African supplier, The Bespoke Amenities Company (TBAC), is launching an all-new range of bathroom amenities, including a Zero Bar...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 31 Jul 2020

Impacting lives through sustainable tourism and transformation

With the gradual easing of border restrictions around the world and as countries slowly start welcoming tourists back, it goes without saying that Covid-19 has been particularly devastating on the tourism sector...

By Sisa Ntshona 29 Jul 2020

The world needs conscious travellers

Perhaps never before has there been a more apt time to celebrate conscious living...

By Sue Garrett 22 Jul 2020

Celebrating conservation efforts at Tswalu Kalahari Reserve amidst Covid-19

Like with many other industries, the world over, it has taken innovation, determination, and adaptability to continue business activities...

By Dr Duncan MacFadyen 21 Jul 2020

5 ways to make your trip along the Garden Route sustainable

As South Africa slowly starts easing travel restrictions within the country during its Covid-19 lockdown, sustainable and safe travel will be one of the ways the local tourism industry will get back on its feet...

8 Jul 2020

The Johannesburg Expo Centre - adaptability during crisis times

As part of the international GL Events Group venues network, the JEC was privileged to have visibility of the looming crisis through the venues in Japan and Europe early in 2020. Assessing the possible impact and being cognisant that it was only a question of time before Covid 19 reached South African shores...

Issued by Johannesburg Expo Centre 2 Jul 2020

Covid-19, Africa's conservation and trophy hunting dilemma

Wildlife conservation hasn't escaped the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

By Duan Biggs, Alexander Richard Braczkowski, Alta De Vos, Hayley Clements 30 Jun 2020

Entries open for 2020 Wine & Food Tourism Awards

Sponsored by WWF South Africa through funding provided by Pamela and Neville Isdell, the award highlights the critical role of eco and social sustainability in the development and execution of relevant, appealing and competitive travel offerings...

18 Jun 2020

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

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