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Oceania Cruises to restart operations in August
Oceania Cruises to restart operations in AugustArticle

Oceania Cruises has announced that it will resume cruise operations with the 1,250-guest Marina in August, beginning with sailings to Scandinavia and Western Europe...

29 Apr 2021

Survey: Assessing South Africans' confidence around cruise holidays
Survey: Assessing South Africans' confidence around cruise holidaysArticle

Based on the results of the survey, it would seem that whether they are setting sail or staying on dry land, a significant portion of South Africans intend to keep their holidays local for the time being...

9 Apr 2021

Construction begins at new Durban cruise terminal
Construction begins at new Durban cruise terminalArticle

Transnet plans to commence construction on its own section of the promenade in quarter three of 2020 which will connect to the new cruise terminal, allowing cruise passengers direct access and connections to the central beachfront with relative ease and safety...

19 Nov 2019

#WTMA19: How tourism became an economic saving grace in sub-Saharan Africa
#WTMA19: How tourism became an economic saving grace in sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

A growing number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa have started looking to tourism as a viable option for revenue generation...

Maroefah Smith 17 Apr 2019

#BizTrends2019: Trends in wine and food tourism
#BizTrends2019: Trends in wine and food tourismArticle

The swinging doors to kitchen culture were first held open by celebrity chefs like Julia Child and Jamie Oliver. For the tourism industry, it was the travel documentary style of Rick Stein and Anthony Bourdain that beamed travel to exotic locations, and Cornwall, into our lounges...

Marisah Nieuwoudt 21 Dec 2018

Image Supplied - Spier, Stellenbosch
Wine & Food Tourism conference announces big data speaker lineupArticle

This year's Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference, which takes place on 17 October at Spier near Stellenbosch, has lined up several high-profile international and local speakers, some of whom will discuss the role of big data as part of the event's wider theme of innovation...

9 Oct 2018

#WomensMonth: Perseverance is key for Michela Dalpiaz
#WomensMonth: Perseverance is key for Michela DalpiazArticle

In celebration of #WomensMonth, we chat to Michela Dalpiaz, co-founder of Ayama Wines and proud Italian co-owner of Slent Farm, who has travelled far and wide to bring her love of wine to South Africa, with a flair of passion for the work of art that she creates...

Robin Fredericks 31 Aug 2018

Winners announced for 2018 Perold /Absa Cape Blend
Winners announced for 2018 Perold /Absa Cape BlendArticle

2018 Perold / Absa Cape Blend awards celebrated South African winemakers' unique combinations using Pinotage as their key component...

31 Aug 2018

Exploring the world: Where do the globe's most affluent spend their holiday?
Exploring the world: Where do the globe's most affluent spend their holiday?Article

With the holiday season in full swing and affluent increasingly searching for unique experiences rather than growing their material possessions, the luxury travel market is booming. What are the travel trends among the affluent worldwide?

17 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Women in winemaking with Nederburg's Elmarie Botes
#WomensMonth: Women in winemaking with Nederburg's Elmarie BotesArticle

Elmarie Botes is one of the latest members of the Nederburg winemaking team. Having just completed her first harvest, Botes is responsible for the winery's white wine...

Robin Fredericks 13 Aug 2018

Kleine Zalze: Introducing the best new world producer of the year
Kleine Zalze: Introducing the best new world producer of the yearArticle

As managing director of Kleine Zalze over the last 15 years, Kobus Basson and his family have evolved the wine estate into the most awarded in Stellenbosch; marrying agricultural knowledge and business acumen to produce successful results...

Robin Fredericks 13 Aug 2018

Absa Top 10 Pinotage finalists announced
Absa Top 10 Pinotage finalists announcedArticle

The Absa Top 10 competition has announced its Top 10 finalists for 2018...

25 Jul 2018

Late Ugandan strongman Idi Amin built the chamber on the grounds of Buganda Lubiri Palace to store weapons and ammunition, but it was later used for torture. The chamber is now part of a guided tour. Photo:
Uganda turns to its dark history to attract touristsArticle

Gifted by Nature is a slogan Uganda uses to promote its tourism, especially wildlife, primates, and freshwater lakes. Now, Uganda plans to join countries such as Germany, Cambodia, Japan and Rwanda as destinations for what is known as dark tourism...

29 May 2018

#WTMA18: Six trends driving growth and change in African tourism
#WTMA18: Six trends driving growth and change in African tourismArticle

Each region is different and coping with different tensions. Mature economies have been struggling to maintain positive growth, and emerging markets have had their own challenges to deal with...

Cari Coetzee 2 May 2018

Newly discovered Hominin tracks adds to Western Cape heritage treasure chest
Newly discovered Hominin tracks adds to Western Cape heritage treasure chestArticle

The discovery could help put the province on the map for visitors interested in SA's rich heritage...

13 Mar 2018

Avukile Mabombo
Five holiday experiences to own in 2018Article

The world has shrunk. What hasn't shrunk, is our hunger to experience unusual, exotic, exciting places, and that's what's overwhelmingly taking over travel for 2018...

Avukile Mabombo 19 Jan 2018

City's big-spending visitors contribute to the tourism economy
City's big-spending visitors contribute to the tourism economyArticle

Experiential tourism is providing more than just kicks for visitors, it's also spreading tourism rands wider across the destination...

Avukile Mabombo 19 Sep 2017

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Is it ethical to take a luxury holiday in a ‘developing' country?Article

Tourism is notoriously problematic for some developing destinations as it diverts often scarce water and energy resources from the host community...

Paul Hanna 15 Sep 2017

UN Trade and Devt Agency Chief: Do not ignore African tourists, they are the future
UN Trade and Devt Agency Chief: Do not ignore African tourists, they are the futureArticle

African governments should give attention to tourists from within the continent to further grow the sector rather than focus most on those from across the oceans...

Collins Mwai 31 Aug 2017

Trends driving growth in tourism and travel in Africa
Trends driving growth in tourism and travel in AfricaArticle

At the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali, Rwanda, Euromonitor International revealed the key trends shaping travel and tourism in Africa.

29 Aug 2017

Three ways travel agents can compete with big OTAs
Three ways travel agents can compete with big OTAsArticle

While there is continued growth in online bookings, the market has matured, and the hype has passed. In fact, there is a clear trend of specific market niches returning to traditional travel agents...

Eran Feinstein 23 Jun 2017

Image Source:  - Exhibitor, World Travel Market Africa 2017
Research reveals positive development in the African tourism sectorArticle

Through the partnership between WTM Africa and Euromonitor International, research divulged at the exhibition showed that key performance indicators revealed positive development in the travel sector of Africa...

15 Jun 2017

#WTMA17: Euromonitor shares key tourism trends in Africa
#WTMA17: Euromonitor shares key tourism trends in AfricaArticle

Speaking at WTM Africa 2017, Christy Tawii, research analyst at Euromonitor International explored some of the key trends influencing and driving growth in the African tourism industry...

Cari Coetzee 8 May 2017

Awarding the Mother City's unusual attractions - golf and tattoos
Awarding the Mother City's unusual attractions - golf and tattoosArticle

Cape Town has scooped two more titles to round off a year of global success in tourism. While quite different to each other, both attractions highlight the city's scope of appeal to a wide diversity of visitors...

11 Dec 2016

Cape Town ranks fifth in global gay-friendly destinations
Cape Town ranks fifth in global gay-friendly destinationsArticle

Gay dating and travel app, SCRUFF, conducted a survey which found...

12 Aug 2016

Enver Duminy
[BizTrends 2016] Forecasting tourism trends for 2016Article

Enver Duminy, Cape Town Tourism CEO, shares his top predictions for 2016...

Enver Duminy 3 Feb 2016

SETE aims to promote golf tourism in SA
SETE aims to promote golf tourism in SAArticle

The fifth annual Sports & Events Tourism Exchange (SETE) is currently underway at the Protea Hotel Fire and Ice! in Pretoria and the Department of Tourism is promoting golf tourism in SA...

29 Oct 2015

South African Tourism sector in crisis - Grant Thornton
South African Tourism sector in crisis - Grant ThorntonArticle

SA's Tourism sector is entering its first serious crisis stage as Stats SA's Q1 figures reveal a bleak 6% decline in total foreign tourist arrivals to South Africa for the period ending 31 March 2015...

3 Jul 2015

First two beneficiaries of Cape Town Tourism's Board Development Fund
First two beneficiaries of Cape Town Tourism's Board Development FundArticle

In October 2013, Cape Town Tourism's board of directors took a collective decision to forfeit their monthly remuneration to a Board Development Fund (BDF), which assists Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) with support to develop their tourism businesses.

2 May 2014

German and Dutch appetite for travel to Cape Town continues to growArticle

Arrivals from Germany to South Africa continue to grow and this is encouraging news from Cape Town Tourism's representative in Germany, Barbara Zieme of Akomsa. Last year, arrivals from Germany grew by 9.3% and by the end of February this year, arrivals were 7.8% up on February 2011.

22 Jun 2012

Conference to be held to promote the Karoo
Conference to be held to promote the KarooArticle

The Karoo Development Foundation, in partnership with the University of the Free State, is hosting its second Karoo conference, this time focusing on Creative Tourism in the Karoo, as part of its Arid Areas Research Programme, in December 2009.

12 Nov 2009

Creative Tourism in Karoo conference targets 2010
Creative Tourism in Karoo conference targets 2010Article

The second Karoo conference, focusing on Creative Tourism in the Karoo, will take place at De Stijl Hotel Gariep Dam on 5-6 November 2009. Its challenge is to develop and market a signature "Karoo brand,” as a key desert tourism destination in the world.

22 Oct 2009

Meetings Africa puts business tourism on the mapArticle

A record number of some 1500 people visited Africa's biggest business tourism exhibition, Meetings Africa this week. This is nearly 100% higher than the first-day figures last year. The two-day exhibition held at the Sandton Convention Centre is a one-stop-shop for people involved in corporate events and travel.

1 Mar 2006

Major business tourism research project kicks off at business tourism exhibitionArticle

A major research project into all aspects of business tourism will kick off at the Meetings Africa exhibition in Sandton next week.

Issued by Thebe Exhibitions & Events Group 21 Feb 2006

Researching business tourismArticle

A major research project into all aspects of business tourism will kick off at the Meetings Africa exhibition at the Sandton Convention Centre on 27 and 28 February 2006. The research will investigate business tourism as a niche market to better understand high growth niche tourism segments, opportunities and current supply of product in South Africa.

21 Feb 2006

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