Tourism Trends 2020

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Is cruising still safe? Will I be insured? What you need to know about travelling during the coronavirus crisis

As coronavirus spreads across the globe, travellers need to be smart about where they go, how they travel and what precautions they take. A travel expert offers a few tips...

By David Beirman 1 day ago

5 reasons why luxury local cruising should be your new favourite way to travel

Cruising has many advantages - over and above unlimited legroom and the joy of only having to unpack once...

20 Feb 2020

Cape Winemakers Guild selects 4 graduates to join its 2020 Protégé Programme

The programme, funded by the Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Development Trust, aims to cultivate the next generation of award-winning winemakers, as well as empower students while promoting transformation within the industry...

11 Feb 2020

Why cruises could represent the future of domestic travel

The biggest attraction with cruising is its all-inclusive offering...

By Ross Volk 6 Feb 2020

MSC Cruises takes precautionary health measures against coronavirus

While there are no cases of coronavirus on board any of MSC Cruises' ships, these measures are additional steps to secure the health and well-being of all guests and crew...

5 Feb 2020

MSC Cruises launches sustainability tour programme, Protectours

MSC Cruises has unveiled a series of selected shore excursions specifically designed to help protect and preserve the Earth's natural beauty...

30 Jan 2020

Boschendal Wine Estate to host 2020 Cape Wine Auction

The Cape Wine Auction unites the wine industry around a single goal of raising money for education...

22 Jan 2020

Semigration: What's all the hype about?

Grant Smee, entrepreneur, property investor and himself a semigrant shares his views on this growing trend...

By Grant Smee 16 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: All about authenticity - 3 major trends influencing the travel industry

As tourism continues to rise (2018 saw a global increase of 6% in 2017) consumers are not shy to make their preferences known on how they want to travel and, afterwards, what they thought of the experience...

By Jared Ruttenberg 8 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: SA wine industry shifting gears

The South African wine industry is entering a new phase of repositioning, consolidation and reinvestment. Although challenges such as climate change, shifts in production and demand and financial pressures are expected to continue into 2020, it has led to the industry becoming more streamlined, focused and adaptable...

By Rico Basson 6 Jan 2020

SA wine farm wins international Drinks Business Green Award

South African wine farm, Spier has been acknowledged for its long-term commitment to conserving and expanding natural vegetation on its farm through proactive alien clearing and replanting programmes...

19 Dec 2019

Airbnb adds 31 new languages, includes Xhosa, Zulu and Swahili

With these new languages, the company is working to bring economic opportunity to even more hosts, and making it easier for more guests to experience travel that is local, authentic and unique.

13 Dec 2019

Home* is where the dog is

In an industry that is always looking to find better, smarter, exceptional ways to satisfy the ever-changing needs of guests, hotels are thinking beyond just the guest, hotel tech and food trends, giving thought to man's best friend...

Issued by Adverb 6 Dec 2019

South African cruise season opens with a bang

Forget what you think you know about cruising. Today's cruise liners have turned cruising on its head, offering an experience that suits absolutely everyone...

By Natalie Major 26 Nov 2019

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