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AAVEA launches boosting attractions, visitor experiences in Africa

Earlier this month, the African Association of Visitor Experiences and Attractions (AAVEA) celebrated its inception with a digital media launch, with the aim to unify and elevate the attractions sector...

15 Mar 2019

The Crystal Serenity at Mo'orea Beach, French Polynesia.
Sampling the six-star dining aboard Crystal Serenity's Waterside restaurant

On the night of 12 March 2019, we had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to dine aboard the Waterside restaurant while the Luxury Collection's Crystal Serenity was docked at the Cruises Terminal of the V&A Waterfront. Here's a taste of the experience...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Mar 2019

Table Mountain Cableway extends its student special
Table Mountain Cableway extends its student special

The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway has extended its student special. It will now be available to all student card-holding students seven days a week - the discounted tickets cost R150 return and R80 one-way...

15 Mar 2019

What to expect from Allée Bleue's #MayDayMeander
What to expect from Allée Bleue's #MayDayMeander

This March, a select group of bloggers attended the #MayDayMeander media day at Allée Bleue in Franschhoek...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Mar 2019

Mozambique means business with 5 bleisure day trips near Maputo
Mozambique means business with 5 bleisure day trips near Maputo

Mozambique has seen a phenomenal increase in demand for meetings, conferences, incentives and events in recent years, a trend that is likely to continue to intensify with the recent opening of the country's new Maputo-Katembe suspension bridge...

By Dorine Reinstein 7 Mar 2019

Tanzania, Rwanda tour operators partner to promote tourism
Tanzania, Rwanda tour operators partner to promote tourism

"The key objective of TATO and RTTA strategic partnership is to increase the length of stay of tourists visiting the two countries as we have the comparative advantage of complementarity of tourist products."

By Adam Ihucha 6 Mar 2019

6 fun things to do in Newlands
6 fun things to do in Newlands

From its majestic Josephine Mill Museum and Brewery Tours that take you back in time, to its trendy Dean Street corridor, Newlands will satisfy anyone from hipsters to history buffs.

6 Mar 2019

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New Cape Point SA initiative calls on local artisans to enter

Recognising the limitations that local informal artisans in Cape Town face, the Cape Point Concession and Tourvest Destination Retail have embarked on an initiative to temper challenges faced by these craftspeople...

27 Feb 2019

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Growing tourism with innovative visitor experience design technology

Visitor attractions form the backbone of tourism, but to ensure continued growth in visitor numbers tourism destinations will need to stay on the forefront of global visitor attraction trends and technologies...

25 Feb 2019

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Africa's Travel Indaba 2019 dates brought forward

The 2019 Africa's Travel Indaba will take place from 2-4 May 2019 at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban...

13 Feb 2019

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Vilakazi Street to be the blueprint for township tourism

The Department of Tourism's Director-General (DG) Victor Tharage, led a senior multi-departmental government delegation to meet with tourism stakeholders around the Vilakazi Precinct...

13 Feb 2019

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Africa's Travel Indaba to be rescheduled

SA Tourism has announced that the 2019 Africa's Travel Indaba will be rescheduled, after the president confirmed 8 May as the date of the country's general election...

8 Feb 2019

Go off the beaten track, explore a city of wonder with Walk Japan
Go off the beaten track, explore a city of wonder with Walk Japan

Walk Japan's CEO Paul Christie lets us in on what the plans are for the South African market and what the overall response from travellers have been...

By Robin Fredericks 7 Feb 2019

dhk completes 12,000m2 Battery Park in Cape Town
dhk completes 12,000m2 Battery Park in Cape Town

Architecture and urban design firm dhk has completed Battery Park, a 12,000m2 urban park situated at a key entranceway to the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town...

30 Jan 2019

Artists announced for 2019 Baz-Art IPAF
Artists announced for 2019 Baz-Art IPAF

Non-profit organisation Baz-Art has announced the lineup for the 2019 International Public Art Festival (IPAF), which will be held in Salt River, Cape Town from 9-17 February 2019...

18 Jan 2019

V&A Clock Tower refurbishment complete
V&A Clock Tower refurbishment complete

Commissioned to refurbish the Clock Tower at the V&A Waterfront, building refurbishment company Indawo completed its work on the historic building in time to see in 2019...

15 Jan 2019

TGCSA, Waze partner to offer real-time guide alerts to travellers
TGCSA, Waze partner to offer real-time guide alerts to travellers

Waze helps the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa's graded establishments to appear on the user's map, potentially steering them in their direction, be it a hotel, bed and breakfast, hostel or conference venue...

9 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 3 reasons why South African tourism is primed to surge forward, and how data can help
#BizTrends2019: 3 reasons why South African tourism is primed to surge forward, and how data can help

In October of 2018, I had the tremendous pleasure of keynoting the Business of Wine and Food Tourism Conference held at Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch, and here was my most salient takeaway from the experience...

By Cathy Huyghe 7 Jan 2019

VoiceMap now part of local street art tour
VoiceMap now part of local street art tour

Nadia Agherdine and Anthea Brock, local street art guides, are taking their tours to the next level with the introduction of voice mapping to ensure accessibility for more locals...

7 Dec 2018

Everybody Instagramming the experience.
#JiveTogetherTour: Cape Town food-pairing with a difference

You just can't escape the traffic in Cape Town, right? Sometimes you need to embrace it. That's just what the local media and influencer set did. In fact, we made a meal of it by waiting in the parkade of 44 Strand Street on Wednesday, 28 November for authentic Jive-branded minibus taxis to take us on a delicious tour of the city, with a difference...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Dec 2018

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Tanzania tour operators lose hope

Tour operators in Tanzania are losing hope over the government's delay to enforce the import duty exemptions on tourist vehicles as the clock ticks towards the onset of the high tourism season...

By Adam Ihucha 30 Nov 2018

R5m Grand Parade upgrade will include revamped trading kiosks
R5m Grand Parade upgrade will include revamped trading kiosks

The proposed plan is to upgrade the trading kiosks to fit-in with the new revamped overall aesthetics of the precinct...

22 Nov 2018

Foster + Partners releases images for The Tulip tower in London
Foster + Partners releases images for The Tulip tower in London

Dubbed The Tulip, the tower is designed to function as a public cultural and tourist attraction for the city of London...

21 Nov 2018

How to choose between the Masai Mara and the Serengeti
How to choose between the Masai Mara and the Serengeti

Every year, millions of wildebeest and plains game journey in a circular route from the north of the Serengeti in Tanzania to the south of Kenya's Masai Mara...

By Zintle Tsholoba 20 Nov 2018

Discover Table Mountain's magnificent floral kingdom with a bespoke fynbos tour
Discover Table Mountain's magnificent floral kingdom with a bespoke fynbos tour

The Cape Grace Hotel Fynbos Tour offers in-house guests the unique opportunity to experience one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and its fascinating floral kingdom while sipping on a delightful range of wines...

Issued by Cape Grace 15 Nov 2018

Airbnb sees leap in older generation hosts and guests
Airbnb sees leap in older generation hosts and guests

Numbers from Airbnb reveal a leap in growth in the over 60s age group, both in hosts and guests...

29 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

#5ForChange: Discover the 'New York of Africa' with Dlala Nje
#5ForChange: Discover the 'New York of Africa' with Dlala Nje

What started off in 2012 as a games arcade for the 400-plus kids of Ponte City in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, has evolved into an inspiring social development project...

By Sindy Peters 4 Oct 2018

Tanzania tour operators demand new tourism policy
Tanzania tour operators demand new tourism policy

Tanzania's tourism is facing a pricing crisis causing the frustration of a multi-billion-dollar industry that wants to grow by leaps and bounds...

By Adam Ihucha 4 Oct 2018

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