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Cape Town Air Access to promote New York/Newark-Cape Town route

As a mark of a collaborative effort between United Airlines and Cape Town Air Access, Cape Town and the Western Cape will be represented at the annual United Airlines Global Sales Conference in Anaheim on 17 June 2019...

3 days ago

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The President Hotel turns 21: A coming of age

The President Hotel in Bantry Bay, Cape Town celebrated 21 years of exceptional experiences and memories since the late Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela opened the newly rebuilt iconic President Hotel in 1998...

By Juanita Pienaar 3 days ago

Rule of Law Project calls on tourism dept to shelve Tourism Amendment Bill
Rule of Law Project calls on tourism dept to shelve Tourism Amendment Bill

The Tourism Amendment Bill represents a legally and economically unjustifiable intervention in the private and commercial affairs of ordinary South Africans, the Rule of Law Project has said in a statement...

3 days ago

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MSC introduces new feature to help guests plan their holiday pre-cruise

MSC Cruises is set to launch its sixth connected cruise ship later this year with the christening of MSC Grandiosa in the Port of Hamburg on 9 November 2019 - a ship that will offer new MSC for Me features...

3 days ago

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Airbnb unveils new collection for adventure travellers

Airbnb has unveiled its new collection, Airbnb Adventures - an expansion of its Airbnb Experiences...

3 days ago

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Capsicum and The Private Hotel School partner with youth travel specialists OVC

Local culinary food and hospitality institutions, Capsicum Culinary Studio and The Private Hotel School, have partnered with youth travel specialists OVC to give their students the opportunity to work in hotels and resorts in the US for 12 months in paid internships...

13 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: A career in tourism is yours for the taking
#YouthMonth: A career in tourism is yours for the taking

A dynamic, fulfilling career in tourism and hospitality awaits young school leavers, graduates and professionals - that is the message myself and the Dream Hotels & Resorts team would like to share with South Africa's youth...

By Sharmila Ragunanan 13 Jun 2019

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How cruise travel is winning the hearts of millennials

It can be tough being a millennial in South Africa. When they aren't trying to pay off their student debt, or providing for other family members, they're having to work long hours for little pay...

13 Jun 2019

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Tourism revenue will preserve nature's magic and majesty

Conservation is expensive and crucial. Capital, drawn by South Africa's wild mysteries and magic, can fund it, as well as socioeconomic development, writes Joe Cloete...

By Joe Cloete 12 Jun 2019

The 2019 Global Youth Travel Awards are open for entry
The 2019 Global Youth Travel Awards are open for entry

The Global Youth Travel Awards reward organisations in the youth, student and educational travel industry, who make an outstanding contribution to the sector. Winners will be announced on 11 October 2019...

12 Jun 2019

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S.Pellegrino announces its 2020 Africa and Middle East Young Chef candidates

Each young chef, seven of which are from South Africa, had their signature dish evaluated by culinary experts at the leading international educational and training centre for Italian cuisine, ALMA...

11 Jun 2019

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Air Seychelles expands codeshare partnership with SAA

"This enhanced codeshare agreement will strengthen our partnership with Air Seychelles and enable seamless travel options and experience for our mutual customers."

11 Jun 2019

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What you should know if you're considering volunteering in Africa

From college students looking to gain experience to tourists who want to feel like they're doing something unique, volunteering abroad seems to keep getting more popular...

By Tom Osaj 10 Jun 2019

#StartupStory: Ticking all the boxes with newly launched Travelcheck
#StartupStory: Ticking all the boxes with newly launched Travelcheck

Travelcheck.co.za, SouthAfrica's newest online booking website has launched. We chat to CEO Odette Faling to find out more...

By Robin Fredericks 10 Jun 2019

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uMngeni Valley proclaimed a nature reserve

Instigated in 2012, it has taken seven years for the uMngeni Valley to be proclaimed a nature reserve. The process was officially gazetted on 16 May 2019...

10 Jun 2019

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The future of travel: How technology is reducing airport baggage loss

As people look to travel more and visit destinations further from home, airports and airlines alike must act swiftly to lessen the risk of baggage loss, ultimately enhancing their customers' overall experience...

By Dean Porter 10 Jun 2019

Hatch Mansfield CEO, Patrick McGrath; Sommelier Wine Awards' Micaela Martins Ferreira; director of Taittinger, Clovis Taittinger; and Kleine Zalze proprietor, Kobus Basson.
Celebrating Kleine Zalze's second straight win as best New World Producer

On a grey day with begging-to-be-photographed trees waving a Winter-coloured welcome, I was part of a media group that found the conditions just perfect for sampling delicious wintery food at Kleine Zalze's Terroir...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Jun 2019

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SAA appoints acting CEO

South African Airways has appointed Zuks Ramasia as its acting CEO following the resignation of its CEO Vuyani Jarana...

10 Jun 2019

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Partnership to provide work experience to South 32 learners with disabilities

Learn 2 Earn, a programme developed by the organisation Khulisani, has teamed up with BON Hotel Empangeni to provide work experience to South 32 learners with disabilities.

7 Jun 2019

Why you should check out new Gorgeous George's Gigi Rooftop Bar and Restaurant
Why you should check out new Gorgeous George's Gigi Rooftop Bar and Restaurant

Cape Town has a new rooftop bar in town and you're gonna wanna check this one out. The Gigi Rooftop Bar and Restaurant is housed in new boutique hotel Gorgeous George in St Georges Mall...

By Ruth Cooper 7 Jun 2019

Billion Group CEO Sisa Ngebulana, Commercial Director of Billion Group Vuyokazi Njongwe, and Eastern Cape premier Oscar Mabuyane.
Mthatha's first licensed casino opens

The Mayfair Convention and Casino development in Mthatha, spearheaded by the Billion Group has completed its gambling license requirements...

6 Jun 2019

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Fedhasa's 2019 youth hospitality bursary now open for applications

The bursary programme is open to students studying towards a hospitality qualification and/ or interns from Fedhasa's hospitality member establishments...

6 Jun 2019

5 reasons why loyalty programmes don't belong in the hotel industry
5 reasons why loyalty programmes don't belong in the hotel industry

Marc Wachsberger, MD of The Capital Hotels and Apartments unpacks five reasons why he believes that the hotel industry should do away with loyalty programmes...

By Marc Wachsberger 6 Jun 2019

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One week left to enter the 2019 Lilizela Tourism Awards

Tourism professionals have until 11 June 2019 to enter this year's Lilizela Tourism Awards...

5 Jun 2019

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#WorldEnvironmentDay: Cape Town Green Map celebrates 10 years of sustainable living

The Cape Town Green Map celebrates its tenth birthday with the launch of its revamped website...

5 Jun 2019

#WorldEnvironmentDay: Emirates upcycles SA billboards into school bags
#WorldEnvironmentDay: Emirates upcycles SA billboards into school bags

To mark World Environment Day, Emirates gave its old advertising billboards in South Africa a new lease on life, transforming the PVC Flex material into hundreds of reusable bags...

4 Jun 2019

Research reveals SA business travellers seek digital solutions, hybrid support
Research reveals SA business travellers seek digital solutions, hybrid support

Fifty-percent of business travellers in South Africa finds it 'very painful' when they are unable to access their booking information on all of their devices...

4 Jun 2019

Food grade machinery line launched reducing contamination risks
Food grade machinery line launched reducing contamination risks

"The use of registered food-grade lubricants and grease products are critical in preventing foodborne hazards from occurring."

4 Jun 2019

5 unique activities in Clanwilliam
5 unique activities in Clanwilliam

Visitors to Clanwilliam in the Western Cape will be delighted to hear that there are a couple of must-do-activities absolutely unique to this beautiful town and its surrounds...

3 Jun 2019

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