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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...

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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 1 day ago

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

The Blue Train bags Africa's Leading Luxury Train 2019 at the World Travel Awards
The Blue Train bags Africa's Leading Luxury Train 2019 at the World Travel Awards

South African national treasure, The Blue Train, has once again walked away with Africa's Leading Luxury Train accolade at the 2019 World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 7 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

Dion Chang to headline Wine & Food Tourism Conference 2019
Dion Chang to headline Wine & Food Tourism Conference 2019

This year's Wine & Food Tourism Conference, taking place at Spier near Stellenbosch on 18 September, will feature South Africa's most respected trends analyst, Dion Chang, as headline speaker...

Issued by August Collective 6 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

SAA launches new Joburg to Guangzhou route
SAA launches new Joburg to Guangzhou route

South African Airways announced that it will be introducing direct flights from Johannesburg to Guangzhou, South China this year, from 19 September...

Issued by SA Airlines 5 Jun 2019

Comair CEO resigns while still in the clouds
Comair CEO resigns while still in the clouds

After 23 years with Comair, CEO Erik Venter has resigned. Venter managed to keep the airline at a profitable cruising speed amidst a turbulent airline industry for the duration of his tenure...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 5 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

Explore Mpumalanga with us | ZAR4,200 pp
Explore Mpumalanga with us | ZAR4,200 pp

Mpumalanga is one of South Africa's top tourist destinations. Few regions in the world can match the extraordinary beauty of the Lowveld and escarpment...

Issued by Zeigen Tours 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

Weighing in on bespoke luxury travel experiences, and why it should matter
Weighing in on bespoke luxury travel experiences, and why it should matter

Travel has evolved from being something from a rest and recuperation process to something which includes self-actualisation, but how does one factor this in?

By Robin Fredericks 3 Jun 2019

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Is your company spending too much on business travel?

Flight Centre Business Travel Brand Leader Andrew Grunewald identifies four red flags to help companies avoid overspending...

By Andrew Grunewald 3 Jun 2019

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CoCT approves three-year tourism development project with CPT Tourism

A three-year agreement has been approved between the City of Cape Town and Cape Town Tourism for in-destination and visitor services, tourism marketing and special City projects, until 2022...

31 May 2019

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Hollard, Joburg City Parks and Zoo launch Jozi Trails pilot project

Hollard and Jozi Trails - a non-profit initiative in association with the Johannesburg City Parks & Zoo - have partnered to uplift the trail network along a section of the Braamfontein Spruit, which includes aesthetic improvements to the parks and trails...

31 May 2019

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New X booking code for non-binary gender travellers

As on 1 June 2018, Travelport will be implementing a new booking code for non-binary gender airline passengers. The new code offers the option to choose "X", rather than "M" or "F"...

31 May 2019

Pan-African free trade, investment agreement enters into force
Pan-African free trade, investment agreement enters into force

The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement, entered into force yesterday, brings with it the possibility of boosting intra-Africa trade and investment. The agreement, provides a framework to ease the doing of business in Africa...

31 May 2019

All the rustic charm of Stanford's Blue Gum Country Estate
All the rustic charm of Stanford's Blue Gum Country Estate

Over two hours from Cape Town, you'll travel a gravel road that takes you past a daily gathering of guinea fowl, AKA nature's alarm clock, and soon find yourself at Stanford's Blue Gum Country Estate...

By Leigh Andrews 31 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: How technology keeps business travellers safe in Africa
#AfricaMonth: How technology keeps business travellers safe in Africa

Travel in Africa can be challenging and even risky at times. However, technology is helping to mitigate these issues...

By Oz Desai 30 May 2019

5 reasons why a trip through Africa on the romantic Rovos Rail should be on your bucket list
5 reasons why a trip through Africa on the romantic Rovos Rail should be on your bucket list

There is something impossibly romantic about travelling by luxury 'steam' train across the country. The gentle rocking motion, the rhythmic click-clacking of the tracks and flash of diverse scenery seen through open windows from the comfort of your private cabin...

By Ruth Cooper 30 May 2019

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World Environment Day: Table Mountain Cableway targets 80% recycling by 2021

Ahead of World Environment Day on Wednesday, 5 June 2019, Table Mountain Cableway has announced its goal to increase waste recycling from the current level of 55% to 80% by 2021...

30 May 2019

Wine & Food Tourism Conference extends award nomination deadline
Wine & Food Tourism Conference extends award nomination deadline

Currently, in its fourth year, the annual Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference will now be known as the Wine & Food Tourism Conference. This year's event, which will take place 18 September 2019 at Spier near Stellenbosch, will introduce the inaugural...

30 May 2019

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IATA records solid passenger demand for April

April's capacity increased by 3.6%, with the load factor climbing by 0.6 percentage points to 82.8% - a record for the month of April, surpassing last year's record of 82.2%...

29 May 2019

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