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Wasted: Reed Exhibitions Africa has sights set on reducing landfill - sustainability through our events on World Earth Day
Wasted: Reed Exhibitions Africa has sights set on reducing landfill - sustainability through our events on World Earth DayArticle

Reed Exhibitions Africa is constantly stepping up energy saving and fine-tuning waste management, with a view to reuse or recycle waste wherever possible...

Issued by Reed Exhibitions 22 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Briony Brookes for Cape Town Tourism
#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Briony Brookes for Cape Town TourismArticle

Briony Brookes, head of PR and communications at Cape Town Tourism unpacks marketing brand Cape Town Tourism during one of the toughest years in the tourism industry...

Robin Fredericks 15 Apr 2021

#WTMA21: Africa Travel Week Virtual wraps on three days of travel trade success
#WTMA21: Africa Travel Week Virtual wraps on three days of travel trade successArticle

The virtual event featured a content programme with over 40-panel discussions and presentations by 170 international and Africa speakers on tourism-related trends in Africa and beyond...

12 Apr 2021

Entries now open for WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards 2021
Entries now open for WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards 2021Article

Entries are open for the WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards 2021, with this year's ceremony including a series of Global Awards for the first time...

9 Apr 2021

WTMA21: Africa Travel Week day one highlights
WTMA21: Africa Travel Week day one highlightsArticle

Travel professionals from around the globe kicked off Africa Travel Week on 7 April 2021 with over 1,000 meetings and 15 content sessions all aimed at #MakingTravelHappenAgain...

8 Apr 2021

The countdown to Africa Travel Week Virtual has begun
The countdown to Africa Travel Week Virtual has begunArticle

This year's Africa Travel Week, which takes place virtually this week from 7-9 April, will feature trends, insights and speakers from across the globe...

6 Apr 2021

CPT Tourism launches new campaign promoting pocket-friendly tourism
CPT Tourism launches new campaign promoting pocket-friendly tourismArticle

This campaign highlights that the Mother City is diverse, inexpensive and suited to all travellers...

10 Nov 2020

Travel industry prepares to do business at WTM Virtual
Travel industry prepares to do business at WTM VirtualArticle

Travel and tourism professionals from around the world will reconnect with vital business partners this week at WTM Virtual...

9 Nov 2020

Celebrating responsible tourism with African Bush Camps
Celebrating responsible tourism with African Bush CampsArticle

World Responsible Tourism Day (6 November) and World Safari Day (25 November) are soon approaching. These occasions recognise businesses and destinations that work to educate, inspire and improve the world through the power if tourism.

4 Nov 2020

Online check-in launched at City Lodge Hotel Group
Online check-in launched at City Lodge Hotel GroupArticle

As the hospitality industry opens up and more people travel, technology is playing an important role in helping keep everyone safe. City Lodge Hotel Group now offers guests contactless online check-in...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 22 Oct 2020

Responsible travel company joins the Treevolution with Greenpop
Responsible travel company joins the Treevolution with GreenpopArticle

Jumbari Family Safaris has partnered with Greenpop the not-for-profit forest restoration and urban greening organisation in an effort to promote sustainable travel by decreasing traveler's carbon footprint when traveling to Africa...

30 Sep 2020

Five ways to make your holidays more sustainable
Five ways to make your holidays more sustainableArticle

Here's how to travel with purpose and be a more responsible tourist...

Brendan Paddison and Karla Boluk 18 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

Tourism businesses advocate for sustainable industry recovery post-Covid
Tourism businesses advocate for sustainable industry recovery post-CovidArticle

Samara Private Game Reserve has announced its acceptance as a fellow member of The Long Run - a global community of nature-based tourism businesses committed to meeting the highest standards of sustainability...

8 Sep 2020

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Impacting lives through sustainable tourism and transformationArticle

With the gradual easing of border restrictions around the world and as countries slowly start welcoming tourists back, it goes without saying that Covid-19 has been particularly devastating on the tourism sector...

Sisa Ntshona 29 Jul 2020

The importance of travelling locally
The importance of travelling locallyArticle

Clinton Thom, general manager of Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, pens why the local industry will need locals to support them as much as possible...

Clinton Thom 28 Jul 2020

Shamwari adopts WHO-approved Covid-19 measures for September reopening
Shamwari adopts WHO-approved Covid-19 measures for September reopeningArticle

Working with professional health and travel industry bodies, Shamwari Private Game Reserve has developed a set of safety standards to mitigate the possibility of Covid-19 virus spreading at its facilities when it reopens in September...

22 Jul 2020

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Celebrating conservation efforts at Tswalu Kalahari Reserve amidst Covid-19Article

Like with many other industries, the world over, it has taken innovation, determination, and adaptability to continue business activities...

Dr Duncan MacFadyen 20 Jul 2020

African tourism has been put on ice by coronavirus - here's how some countries are reviving it
African tourism has been put on ice by coronavirus - here's how some countries are reviving itArticle

Developing countries that depend heavily on tourists need international support and more sustainable offerings for the future...

Davina Stanford and Adama Bah 19 Jun 2020

WTM Portfolio unveils its WTM Global Hub resource platform
WTM Portfolio unveils its WTM Global Hub resource platformArticle

The WTM Global Hub online resource platform will connect and support travel industry professionals globally...

23 Apr 2020

Spier's ethical business approach wins gold
Spier's ethical business approach wins goldArticle

The 2020 Inspirational Africa Responsible Tourism Awards has awarded Spier Wine Farm Gold in its Responsible Business category...

22 Apr 2020

Preparing for a post-Covid-19 era in the tourism industry
Preparing for a post-Covid-19 era in the tourism industryArticle

Our world has been turned upside down by the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak. It calls for innovation and smart solutions as we brace ourselves for the economic and social impact of the outbreak and the much needed social isolation...

Mariette du Toit-Helmbold 25 Mar 2020

The end of global travel as we know it: An opportunity for sustainable tourism
The end of global travel as we know it: An opportunity for sustainable tourismArticle

The Covid-19 crisis is an epic disaster for the global travel industry. But we shouldn't try to return to business as usual...

18 Mar 2020

Radisson Hotels to reduce single-use plastics globally
Radisson Hotels to reduce single-use plastics globallyArticle

The Radisson Hotel Group is set to launch a global roll-out plan of plastic reduction - including the introduction of bulk amenities in all hotels across the group's portfolio by 2022...

4 Mar 2020

WTM Africa continues commitment to advance sustainable travel in 2020
WTM Africa continues commitment to advance sustainable travel in 2020Article

WTM Africa 2020 is tackling travel sustainability at macro and micro levels this year, by lining up a number of eco-conscious initiatives alongside recognising game-changing sustainability practices in the African travel industry...

19 Feb 2020

Trends transforming the traveller experience in 2020
Trends transforming the traveller experience in 2020Article

From nature treks to conscious dining - what's next in travel?

13 Feb 2020

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#ATMDubai: Travel trends for Boomers, Gen X, Y and Z to look out forArticle

"Although all generations are now looking for activities and experiences, above all else, what makes this market more complex, is the individual preferences and demands of each generation and of course ultimately, the challenge facing marketers trying to engage with them."

4 Feb 2020

The importance of environmental sustainability in tourism and hospitality
The importance of environmental sustainability in tourism and hospitalityArticle

With sustainability being one of the most critical issues facing our world today, a green revolution within the tourism and hospitality industry is vital to ensuring the growth of these sectors into the future...

Brett Hendricks 4 Feb 2020

City Lodge Hotel Group commits to cage-free eggs by 2025
City Lodge Hotel Group commits to cage-free eggs by 2025Article

A City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) breakfast will soon have a feel-good as well as a taste-good component as the group announces its commitment to transitioning to 100% cage-free eggs throughout its operations by 2025...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 31 Jan 2020

Experiences aren't always better for the planet than products - here's how to make memories sustainably
Experiences aren't always better for the planet than products - here's how to make memories sustainablyArticle

Many businesses are capitalising on the rise in experience-seeking with new and expensive ways to make memories -- and many of them are just as damaging for the planet as products...

Brendan Canavan 11 Dec 2019

Tour aggregating platform launched for African tourism
Tour aggregating platform launched for African tourismArticle

GallivantAfrica.com, a newly-launched tour aggregating platform has been launched, allowing travellers and agents to search, compare and book African touring experiences...

6 Nov 2019

Research report provides ethical framework for SA's captive wildlife
Research report provides ethical framework for SA's captive wildlifeArticle

The research report is the result of a year of robust consultation with the wider tourism industry and relevant stakeholders. Nationwide public workshops and an examination of local, regional and international guidelines, research and best practice contributed to the development of the guide...

1 Nov 2019

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SA Tourism to exhibit at WTM LondonArticle

Attendance at the event forms part of South African Tourism's global strategy to double international tourist arrivals to the country to 21 million by 2030...

30 Oct 2019

Airbnb unveils its 20 trending destinations for 2020
Airbnb unveils its 20 trending destinations for 2020Article

Online marketplace Airbnb has unveiled its list of 20 trending destinations, based on year-over-year growth in bookings, for 2020...

10 Oct 2019

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A foundation for South African tourism growthArticle

Tourism, narrowly defined, currently contributes 2,9% to our GDP and supports 726,000 jobs in this country...

Gillian Saunders 8 Oct 2019

Tourism funding applications now open
Tourism funding applications now openArticle

All eligible tourism enterprises are urged to submit fully completed application forms within the timeframe and in accordance with the requirements of the Tourism Transformation Fund and the Tourism Incentive programmes. Incomplete applications will not be considered...

5 Sep 2019

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#WomensMonth: Female leaders in travel share their secrets for successArticle

In celebration of Women's Month this August, three accomplished female leaders from South Africa's travel and tourism industry share some of their stories and advice for other female employees and leaders...

Jenna Berndt 20 Aug 2019

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Sustainable and responsible tourism practice is the travel industry's responsibilityArticle

Olivier Hannaert, the MD of Club Med Southern Africa explores the impact of travel on the planet and the environment, and what travel brands can do to ensure their destinations are environmentally sustainable...

Olivier Hannaert 1 Aug 2019

2020 WTM Africa Travel & Tourism Awards open for entry
2020 WTM Africa Travel & Tourism Awards open for entryArticle

The names of the categories are a nod to the types of entries the judges are seeking, with the tale of the journey - rather than simply the result...

23 Jul 2019

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#CSIMonth is every month in travel and tourismArticle

While July may be the month where we remember to give back to others, when it comes to the travel and tourism industry, every day is an opportunity to contribute to the sustainability of the planet's people, places, wildlife and natural resources...

Natalia Rosa 22 Jul 2019

Satsa, SA Tourism's new initiative to highlight importance of carbon offsetting
Satsa, SA Tourism's new initiative to highlight importance of carbon offsettingArticle

Satsa and South African Tourism (SA Tourism) have launched a carbon offsetting initiative to create awareness about the need to reduce the tourism industry's carbon footprint...

15 Jul 2019

5 ways to be a responsible wildlife tourist
5 ways to be a responsible wildlife touristArticle

Seeing wild animals can be the highlight of a holiday, and help pay for conservation efforts too, but we have to respect the animals...

Tracie McKinney 11 Jul 2019

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WTM Africa launches inaugural travel and tourism awardsArticle

Reed Exhibitions has launched its WTM Africa Travel & Tourism Awards for the first time, celebrating the success of national, regional and city tourist boards...

11 Jul 2019

WTM Africa growth bodes well for 2020's travel, tourism trade markets
WTM Africa growth bodes well for 2020's travel, tourism trade marketsArticle

WTM Africa 2019 drew 15% more visitors and attracted travel trade professionals from Mauritius, Ukraine, Belarus, Benin and San Marino for the first time, with the overall number of countries represented up by 42%...

2 Jul 2019

Atta launches sustainability charter at Experience Africa 2019
Atta launches sustainability charter at Experience Africa 2019Article

In their role as the voice of African tourism, the African Travel and Tourism Association is deepening its commitment to sustainable practices by publishing the Atta Sustainability Charter...

25 Jun 2019

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#WorldEnvironmentDay: Cape Town Green Map celebrates 10 years of sustainable livingArticle

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 bagsArticle

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

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

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

We Are Africa names Victoria Fall's as winner of its international recycling award
We Are Africa names Victoria Fall's as winner of its international recycling awardArticle

Victoria Falls Recycling, launched by hospitality group Africa Albida Tourism, has won the Engage Africa award at this years We Are Africa Innovation Awards show in Cape Town...

27 May 2019

#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on how best to harness influencer marketing in travel
#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on how best to harness influencer marketing in travelArticle

For influencer marketing to continue to grow and perform, it needs to return to its roots of honesty and authenticity says iambassador founder and CEO Keith Jenkins...

Ruth Cooper 23 Apr 2019

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