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4 awards for City Lodge Hotels!
4 awards for City Lodge Hotels!Article

Guests have voted four hotels in the City Lodge Hotel Group as their favourites on Tripadvisor. Fairview Hotel and City Lodge Hotel at Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Courtyard Hotel Port Elizabeth and City Lodge Hotel Lynnwood in Pretoria...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 15 Sep 2020

#TourismMonth: Free access to CapeNature reserves in September
#TourismMonth: Free access to CapeNature reserves in SeptemberArticle

Western Cape Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning MEC Anton Bredell has encouraged locals and visitors to the province to make use of the opportunity to explore the unique heritage that belongs to all...

14 Sep 2020

#TourismMonth: Africa Travel Week creates opportunity for businesses to rebuild market segments
#TourismMonth: Africa Travel Week creates opportunity for businesses to rebuild market segmentsArticle

In celebration of Tourism Month, Africa Travel Week has launced its Meetings & Masterclasses: a virtual offering set to keep the industry engaged and connected during the build-up to its live event at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 7-9 April 2021...

3 Sep 2020

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#TourismMonth: Western Cape receives WTTC global safety stampArticle

The Western Cape Government applied for the globally recognised stamp as a sign of its commitment to adhere to the WTTC's health and hygiene global standardised protocols and to further inspire confidence in the destination...

2 Sep 2020

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#TourismMonth: Local is lekker and rural is restfulArticle

With the country more relaxed under lockdown Level 2, Tourism KZN will celebrate Tourism Month with a domestic marketing campaign to drive more tourists to KwaZulu-Natal...

1 Sep 2020

Trade shows and travel to Africa: What South Africa's top source markets reveal
Trade shows and travel to Africa: What South Africa's top source markets revealArticle

Keen visitors from around the world are hampered by travel advisories, insurance and air access says Africa Travel Week...

Chelsey Hale 27 Aug 2020

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Table Mountain Cableway reopens in SeptemberArticle

Thanks to the easing of the national lockdown regulations, The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company is now ready to welcome local and domestic travellers from Tuesday, 1 September 2020...

24 Aug 2020

Africa's Travel Indaba, Lilizela Awards cancelled
Africa's Travel Indaba, Lilizela Awards cancelledArticle

Following the outbreak of Covid-19, the tourism industry had to re-evaluate and assess a number of business events which were scheduled to take place this year...

6 May 2020

#TourismMonth: What's brewing with Paarl's coffee culture?
#TourismMonth: What's brewing with Paarl's coffee culture?Article

On a sunny #TravelTuesday that hinted at the brightness of spring to come this Tourism Month, a handful of the Cape's tourism media met at the Paarl Tourism Information office and Visitor Centre for a tour of town's coffee culture, all along spotless Main Road...

Leigh Andrews 25 Sep 2019

Conservation = tourism = jobs
Conservation = tourism = jobsArticle

There is no doubt about the strong link between tourism and conservation. Many countries are taking advantage of wildlife tourism to help protect endangered species...

Issued by Irvine Partners 23 Sep 2019

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3 reasons to visit Empangeni in KZNArticle

Although it may be under your radar, the charming town of Empangeni is a hidden gem of the KwaZulu-Natal province...

19 Sep 2019

Family travel in 2019 and trends to tap into this #TourismMonth
Family travel in 2019 and trends to tap into this #TourismMonthArticle

September is Tourism Month in South Africa. Just ahead of the peak family travel season, it's an ideal time for businesses to be promoting domestic tourism and to encourage a culture of travel among locals...

Sharmila Ragunanan 13 Sep 2019

The Drakensberg Experience
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Tourism SA recently hosted a contingent of SA travel media in the Drakensberg, giving them a taste of the variety of experiences on offer. Read more about our experience of the Drakensberg here. All images courtesy of Tourism KZN.

7 Sep 2019

#TourismMonth: Fall in love at the Drakensberg
#TourismMonth: Fall in love at the DrakensbergArticle

Full disclosure: I was born and raised in KwaZulu-Natal, so the province already holds a special place in my heart. Few things get me right in the feels like going home...

Sindy Peters 6 Sep 2019

Kubayi-Ngubane launches Tourism Month in the Drakensberg
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Speaking at the Tourism Month launch at the Drakensberg Sun Resort in KwaZulu-Natal on 23 August, Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane emphasised that tourism has the potential to boost South Africa's economic growth and improve job creation, which requires an inclusive tourism sector. She highlighted the importance of Tourism Month as a means to both South Africans and visitors from outside the country's borders to travel and experience our country's diverse offerings. Read more about the launch here. All images courtesy of Tourism KZN.

3 Sep 2019

#TourismMonth: Cape Town diversifies tourism offering to boost community involvement
#TourismMonth: Cape Town diversifies tourism offering to boost community involvementArticle

The City of Cape Town, in partnership with Cape Town Tourism has marked Tourism Month outlining key events it has planned to participate in. This year's focus, having recently revised the Tourism Development Framework (TDF), is on creating more community-based offerings...

2 Sep 2019

Tourism holds key to unlock economic growth
Tourism holds key to unlock economic growthArticle

The Tourism Department says it will leave no stone unturned in its quest to grow tourism and attract tourists to its shores and boost domestic travel...

2 Sep 2019

#TourismMonth: SA's got tourism talent
#TourismMonth: SA's got tourism talentArticle

Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane recently took to the majestic slopes of the Drakensberg in KwaZulu-Natal to officially launch Tourism Month 2019...

Sindy Peters 29 Aug 2019

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#TourismMonth: Tourism can be the catalyst for rapid job creation in SAArticle

The Minister of Tourism Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane's message for the year ahead is clear: job creation is of utmost priority and tourism can be the catalyst to make it happen...

27 Aug 2019

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Final call for entry to the 2019 Lilizela Tourism AwardsArticle

The provincial Lilizela Tourism Awards will take place during Tourism Month in September 2019 with the national event scheduled to take place on 9 November 2019...

6 May 2019

Dream Hotels & Resorts joins SA Tourism's Sho't Left Travel Week movement
Dream Hotels & Resorts joins SA Tourism's Sho't Left Travel Week movementArticle

The travel week, run by South African Tourism encourages airlines, hotel groups and tour operators to offer generous discounts to give South Africans access to travel, and expand the breadth of South Africa's tourism...

17 Sep 2018

2018 Lilizela Tourism Awards winners announced
2018 Lilizela Tourism Awards winners announcedArticle

KwaZulu-Natal's top tourism and hospitality businesses were honoured at the provincial sixth Lilizela Tourism Awards in KwaZulu-Natal. Nominees were selected from 1,385 entries and were recognised for their service excellence...

14 Sep 2018

#TourismMonth: NMBT, Ofentse Boloko team up to explore Addo Elephant National Park with 14 Khayalethu youth
#TourismMonth: NMBT, Ofentse Boloko team up to explore Addo Elephant National Park with 14 Khayalethu youthArticle

Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism in collaboration with Mr PE UberMann, took 14 youths from the Khayalethu Youth Centre to Addo Elephant National Park to explore various tourism activities...

13 Sep 2018

Celebrating National Tourism Month with spring this September
Celebrating National Tourism Month with spring this SeptemberArticle

September is officially South Africa's National Tourism Month. This is to align with United Nations World Tourism Organisation's (UNWTO) World Tourism Day Celebrations that take place annually on 27 September...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 7 Sep 2018

#ShareTheBay with NMBT this Tourism Month
#ShareTheBay with NMBT this Tourism MonthArticle

September is officially Tourism Month and Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism have lined up a roster of events aimed at promoting the destination...

5 Sep 2018

Airbnb's Africa Travel Summit to boost community-led tourism
Airbnb's Africa Travel Summit to boost community-led tourismArticle

The Summit will explore how technology and tourism can support greater economic and social empowerment through home sharing and the promotion of people-to-people tourism...

23 Aug 2018

Disruptive tech driving transformation in tourism
Disruptive tech driving transformation in tourismArticle

The world as we know it is changing, with technology disrupting how we explore the global village...

Enver Duminy 23 Aug 2018

SA Tourism's Sho't Left Travel Week addresses local tourism challenges
SA Tourism's Sho't Left Travel Week addresses local tourism challengesArticle

With the recent decline in domestic tourism numbers, the Sho't Left Travel Week presents a unique opportunity to address this challenge...

16 Aug 2018

International spotlight on fair and inclusive tourism shines on Cape Town
International spotlight on fair and inclusive tourism shines on Cape TownArticle

As part of Cape Town Tourism, CEO Enver Duminy has been asked to participate in the UNWTO Global Summit in Seoul, Korea in September 2018. He's been tasked with sharing on the topic of fair and inclusive tourism. Here are the points he'll be addressing, based on his own initiatives and goals...

Enver Duminy 16 Aug 2018

Seven reasons tourism needs major events
Seven reasons tourism needs major eventsArticle

With the Cape, Johannesburg and Durban all in various degrees of water shortages, the industry needs more than a Get Well card, and events are what will see us on the road to recovery...

Danny Bryer 19 Mar 2018

Western Cape peak season sees increase in international arrivals, regional trips
Western Cape peak season sees increase in international arrivals, regional tripsArticle

Initial reports show a high growth of international arrivals as well as an increase in visitors to regions across the Western Cape during the December 2017 peak tourism month. 30 out of 36 local tourism offices noted increases in visitors...

12 Jan 2018

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Protecting and preserving Table MountainArticle

“As custodians of Table Mountain, we need to protect and preserve the attraction's natural and cultural heritage whilst minimising our environmental footprint and maximising the positive social effect that we have."

28 Sep 2017

FEDHASA committed to sustainable and responsible tourism in practiceArticle

FEDHASA says its members are committed to practising sustainable tourism and adhering to the United Nations' World Tourism Organisation's mandate...

27 Sep 2017

Youth an important part of sustainable tourism
Youth an important part of sustainable tourismArticle

"The tourism sector is also constantly evolving and it is important that young people are part of this growth... our young people will be the tourism industry leaders of the future."

27 Sep 2017

Why sustainable tourism is essential for SA's future
Why sustainable tourism is essential for SA's futureArticle

South Africa's breath-taking scenery, incredible wildlife, beautiful beaches and enviable climate are what make the country one of the world's top travel destinations

26 Sep 2017

Could group travel experiences be the answer to SA's domestic tourism woes?
Could group travel experiences be the answer to SA's domestic tourism woes?Article

Through these experiences, travellers will become ambassadors for the country and an unprecedented travel movement will be born...

26 Sep 2017

Cultivating the next generation of tourism professionals
Cultivating the next generation of tourism professionalsArticle

The theme for this year's Tourism Month is sustainable tourism. A concept closely linked with social development...

Enver Duminy 22 Sep 2017

Broken lifts and stairs for commuters with wheelchairs
Broken lifts and stairs for commuters with wheelchairsArticle

Long wait before Cape Town's train stations will provide access for people with disabilities...

Mary-Anne Gontsana 22 Sep 2017

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Kruger Lowveld Tourism generates awareness through local tourism roadshowArticle

Kruger Lowveld Tourism recently held its annual Tourism Month Roadshow, engaging local tourism organisations (LTO's) and governments across the region...

21 Sep 2017

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#TourismMonth: Open skies, more business travel means a stronger AfricaArticle

As we celebrate Tourism Month, there's an opportunity for us to acknowledge what achieving open skies in Africa would mean for the business community and business travel in general...

Oz Desai 18 Sep 2017

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FEDHASA calls on members to become innovative in saving waterArticle

With level five water restrictions officially in effect in the city of Cape Town, the Federal Hospitality Association of South Africa (FEDHASA) Cape region has joined calls to become innovative when considering water usage cutbacks...

13 Sep 2017

#TourismMonth: What are the travel jobs of the future?
#TourismMonth: What are the travel jobs of the future?Article

With self-drive cars, hyperloops, and holograms all on the immediate horizon, we can look forward to a range of new travel roles in the near future...

13 Sep 2017

Nelson Mandela Bay offers diverse activities for such as sandboarding for youth to enjoy that are affordable and accessible through purchasing the Nelson Mandela Bay Pass.
#TourismMonth: NMB host #YTC2017, explores future opportunities for youth tourismArticle

Nelson Mandela Bay is currently hosting the SAYTC Conference which brings together youth from around SA to participate in dialogue and future opportunities for the industry during Tourism Month...

13 Sep 2017

Sanlam Top Destination Awards honouring key players in SA tourism and hospitality
Sanlam Top Destination Awards honouring key players in SA tourism and hospitalityArticle

To honour South Africa's top hospitality establishments, Discount Traveler is celebrating National Tourism month with the third annual Sanlam Top Destination Awards, with winner announcements...

11 Sep 2017

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SA Tourism's new brand film captures the essence of SAArticle

South African Tourism's new brand film which showcases a story of an inspiring, colourful and warm country, tells the story of Bheki...

7 Sep 2017

2017 Lilizela Tourism Awards kicks off
2017 Lilizela Tourism Awards kicks offArticle

South African Tourism announced the provincial finalists for the 2017 Lilizela Tourism Awards - drawn from an extremely competitive field of more than 1,600 entries...

7 Sep 2017

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Tourism Month promotes sustainability, encourages local travelArticle

Tourism Month celebrates South Africa's rich and varied tourism offerings, promoting successful sustainable tourism practices, job creation and economic growth generation...

28 Jul 2017

To advance youth in tourism, we need to advance new skills
To advance youth in tourism, we need to advance new skillsArticle

There are opportunities for young South Africans in the travel and tourism industry, but we need to ensure they have the skills to march into the future with confidence...

Tim Smith 18 Jul 2017

Kgalagadi Lodge: Where rugged terrain and luxury meet
Kgalagadi Lodge: Where rugged terrain and luxury meetArticle

One of the many gems in the Northern Cape is Kgalagadi Lodge, situated 5km from the vast Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. We had a chat with its co-founders...

Cari Van Wyk 3 Oct 2016

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