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Rethinking tourism so the locals actually benefit from hosting visitors

The future of tourism depends on ensuring visitors do not wear out their welcome. Giving locals more of a say in tourism can help ensure they share in the benefits and minimise the costs...

By Freya Higgins-Desbiolles 24 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Tips on how to have an ethical elephant experience

Here are the five ways to have an ethical elephant experience abroad, so you can appreciate the beauty of these wonderful animals, knowing their well-being is paramount...

17 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

School holidays show SA still has travel fever

Data from Cheapflights indicates that South Africans still have travel fever and a hunger to explore international destinations despite the sluggish local economy...

11 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Transnet on the hunt for foreign contracts

Transnet Engineering (TE), a unit of the state-owned freight and logistics company, is exploring new narrow-gauge markets in Latin America, South-east Asia and Australia in a bid to meet its growth targets, according to strategy and marketing general manager Thoba Majoka.

By Nicky Smith 6 May 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Do's and don'ts in Thailand

Thailand is not only a country filled with beautiful clothes, exotic cocktails and breathtaking beaches. It is also a land where the trade and customs' are steeped in Thai history.

21 Feb 2012

THAILAND

Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport open

BANGKOK, THAILAND: Bangkok is served by two airports. Suvarnabhumi Airport, the main gateway to Thailand with 120 international and domestic airlines, remains open. It is operating normally and handling around 76 flights per hour including all scheduled international arrivals and departures.

27 Oct 2011