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Taxify rebrands to 'Bolt'

Taxify, the ride-hailing platform, has rebranded with a name change and logo. This update brings the brand identity in line with the company's broader vision of transportation that has already expanded from ride-hailing with cars to motorbikes and scooter sharing. "Our new name 'Bolt' stands for...

8 Mar 2019

The Wedding Bash(ers) crown season 2 winners

M-Net's The Wedding Bash(ers) recently crowned the winners of its second season - Megan and Jason. The show sees four South African celebrities - also referred to as 'The Squad' comprises former Miss South Africa Bernelee Daniel, entertainer Denise Zimba, chef and food stylist Zola Nene and top...

1 Feb 2019

SANParks opens parks for free

South African National Parks (SANParks) for the thirteenth year is once again opening up its parks during South African National Parks Week with free, open access to all South Africans. The 2018 Annual SA National Parks Week is scheduled for 10 to 14 September 2018.

29 Aug 2018

Table Mountain Cableway's half price sunsets

Table Mountain Cableway has reintroduced its half-price Sunset Special for locals, effective 1 November 2017. The special ends on Wednesday 28 February 2018 and will exclude the peak-season, which is from 18 December 2017 to 3 January 2018. The Sunset Special ticket is valid from 6pm daily....

1 Nov 2017

Air Mauritius wins best lounge, economy class airline accolades

Air Mauritius received two accolades at the 2017 World Travel Awards - Indian Ocean, which was held at the Sun Aqua Vily Reef in the Republic of Maldives. Air Mauritius was acknowledged for its Amédée Maingard Lounge that was named Indian Ocean leading airport lounge and it was also presented with...

18 Jul 2017

Getaway Show comes to Gauteng this week
Getaway Show comes to Gauteng this week

The Gauteng Getaway Show, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Vans, opens at the Coca-Cola Dome from 29-31 August 2014, with over 400 travel, outdoor and adventure brands under one roof. As in previous years, the stands will offer up the latest in interactive exhibits and experiential technology - from...

25 Aug 2014

Award submission deadline for tourism awards extended

The deadline for the Welcome Awards, which recognise tourism businesses, operations and individuals that not only act as excellent hosts but also raise the levels of customer service and provide authentic South African experiences, has been extended to 14 January 2011. The winners will be selected...

2 Dec 2010

'Thank you' commercial flights locally, internationally
'Thank you' commercial flights locally, internationally

click to enlargeThe International Marketing Council launched its 'Thank you to the World' commercial on Friday, 30 July 2010. both in South Africa and abroad. Its key message is "South Africa says thank you to the World. Thank you for celebrating with us. We hope that you will join us again and...

2 Aug 2010

2010's most influential women

At a breakfast event on Friday 20 July 2010, the winners in the 2010 Most Influential Women (MIW) in Business and Government Awards were announced. The winner in the category Arts & Culture was Marlene le Roux; in Telecommunications - Media, TV, Radio & Press General, Terry Volkwyn; in...

2 Aug 2010

Ethiopian Airlines wins Platinum

Ethiopian Airlines won the Platinum Award for Stand Excellence in the 'Transport' category at the recent Indaba 2010. The criteria set by the organisers for this award was, firstly, stand design, and secondly, service and interaction with stand visitors. Ethiopian Airlines offers flights from 39...

24 May 2010

HalloCrazyWorld magazine launch
HalloCrazyWorld magazine launch

Hallocrazyworld, an online travel magazine focusing on outbound youth travel, is launching its printed edition at the World Holiday & Travel Fair (meet the team at its stall on 19 - 21 June 2009 at the Coca-Cola Dome, Johannesburg, to get a copy). The aim is to provide clear and easily accessible...

20 Apr 2009

South African Tourism CEO resigns

The South African Tourism Board, after consultation with the Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Marthinus van Schalkwyk, has accepted the resignation of the organisation's CEO, Moeketsi Mosola. “We would like to thank Moeketsi for his eight years of dedicated service to our country and...

6 Mar 2009

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