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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 3 days ago

#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

Magazines ABC Q2 2020: Magazines non-submission reflects Covid-19 impact
Magazines ABC Q2 2020: Magazines non-submission reflects Covid-19 impactArticle

The period April to June 2020 of the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) for magazines is characterised by the negative effect of Covid-19 that has seen publishing houses closing and titles discontinued and terminated...

Danette Breitenbach 12 Aug 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

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The world needs conscious travellersArticle

Perhaps never before has there been a more apt time to celebrate conscious living...

Sue Garrett 22 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

Local award winning documentary wins at WTM Africa 2020
Local award winning documentary wins at WTM Africa 2020Article

The Blood Lions campaign in conjunction with Love Africa Marketing has won 'Most Compelling Digital Story' in the inaugural African Travel Week Travel & Tourism Awards...

15 May 2020

The shape of recovery - and why it may not be the right question to focus on
The shape of recovery - and why it may not be the right question to focus onArticle

If you weren't sailing smoothly before the crisis and/or don't see hospitality as a core business you should be evaluating your options to exit, or partner with a hotelier that will enable your business model, or a bank that will see you through the trough, so you can sell it at a better valuation during the recovery...

Rishabh Thapar 11 May 2020

Radisson RED wins sustainability award for the second year
Radisson RED wins sustainability award for the second yearArticle

"By receiving this award for the second year, Radisson RED has indicated that they are not just committed to operating sustainably, but also to continuous improvement."

31 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

Singita Kwitonda Lodge features on Travel + Leisure's 2020 It List
Singita Kwitonda Lodge features on Travel + Leisure's 2020 It ListArticle

Opened in August 2019, the lodge, named after a legendary silverback gorilla, is set on 178 acres on the edge of Volcanoes National Park, with which it shares a 1.2km border...

9 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

Shark cage diving: Science and sustainable tourism in Gansbaai
Shark cage diving: Science and sustainable tourism in GansbaaiArticle

My entire generation's perception of sharks is coloured by Jaws, the '70s blockbuster movie about a giant great white that terrorises an American coastal holiday spot. So I was perversely intrigued by the notion of a close encounter with these creatures with a shark cage dive...

Nicci Botha 2 Mar 2020

Major airlines say they're acting on climate change. Our research reveals how little they've achieved
Major airlines say they're acting on climate change. Our research reveals how little they've achievedArticle

We analysed what the world's top 58 airlines - such as American Airlines, British Airways and Qantas - are doing about climate change. Even the best airlines are not doing anywhere near enough...

Susanne Becken 17 Feb 2020

Magazines ABC Q4 2019: A subdued quarter for magazines
Magazines ABC Q4 2019: A subdued quarter for magazinesArticle

The final quarter of the 2019 Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa (ABC)'s magazine circulation results was a subdued affair, characterised by further decreases, with only a few publications able to boast good to excellent increases on the quarter and the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 12 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

MSC Cruises launches sustainability tour programme, Protectours
MSC Cruises launches sustainability tour programme, ProtectoursArticle

MSC Cruises has unveiled a series of selected shore excursions specifically designed to help protect and preserve the Earth's natural beauty...

30 Jan 2020

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Deadline closing in for inaugural WTM Africa Travel & Tourism AwardsArticle

Themed Under African Skies, the awards seek to celebrate the outstanding tourism promotional work done by private sector companies and individuals, in eight categories, which are judged by an independent panel of international industry experts.

21 Jan 2020

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Building an inclusive and sustainable tourism sector for allArticle

The third of December marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities as well as the start of Disability Awareness Month, in South Africa. Observing this month affords the tourism sector to once again place greatly needed emphasis on universal accessibility...

4 Dec 2019

Shimansky reveals Table Mountain-inspired jewellery
Shimansky reveals Table Mountain-inspired jewelleryArticle

Luxury jeweller Shimansky has launched a ring that pays homage to South African natural wonder, Table Mountain...

2 Dec 2019

2019 Lilizela Tourism Awards winners announced
2019 Lilizela Tourism Awards winners announcedArticle

The awards recognise and reward exemplary service among businesses in the local tourism sector, ranging from accommodation establishments and tour operators to scenic attractions and cultural heritage sites...

10 Nov 2019

Magazines ABC Q3 2019: Improved or static decline for magazine sector
Magazines ABC Q3 2019: Improved or static decline for magazine sectorArticle

In a quarter once again characterised by the suspension of a number of titles, changing reporting cycles of some publications, failure by some publications to submit data and a number of publications discontinued, the ABC total magazine circulation declined by 3.2% on the previous quarter...

Danette Breitenbach 5 Nov 2019

Here are all South Africa's Blue Flag beaches for the 2019/20 season
Here are all South Africa's Blue Flag beaches for the 2019/20 seasonArticle

Sixty-four Blue Flags were awarded at the 2019/20 launch of South Africa's Blue Flag season, including 45 beaches, nine marinas and 10 sustainable tourism boats across South Africa...

Sindy Peters 24 Oct 2019

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Conscientious travellers change the tourism landscapeArticle

As conscientious travellers become more aware of global issues, they are seeking destinations that have the full package - environmentally conscious, free and fair societies that value the ecosystem, the community and the habitat...

1 Oct 2019

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WTCF Summit explores smart tourism effects on city innovation, developmentArticle

The eighth World Tourism Cities Federation Summit, which was recently held in Helsinki, Finland under the theme Smart Tourism - Road to City Innovation and Development, featured talks centred around smart tourism; it's influence on world travel and how it facilitates the promotion of service, management and marketing...

11 Sep 2019

#CreativeMornings: How 18 Gangster Museum is lifting others as it rises in Khayelitsha
#CreativeMornings: How 18 Gangster Museum is lifting others as it rises in KhayelitshaArticle

Wandisile Nqeketho is the CEO and founder of 18 Gangster Museum, a social enterprise based in Khayelitsha that targets at-risk youth in the community, drawing their attention to the perils of gangsterism...

Sindy Peters 2 Sep 2019

Magazines ABC Q2 2019: Magazine declines shift to double figures
Magazines ABC Q2 2019: Magazine declines shift to double figuresArticle

All Magazine categories declined on the previous quarter and the prior year in Q2 2019. Once again, the B2B category was the only category to show an increase on the prior year, as it did in Q1 2019...

Danette Breitenbach 5 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

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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

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Registration open for International Tourism Film Festival-Africa 2019Article

The International Tourism Film Festival-Africa will be hosting its first-ever film festival in South Africa, which is set to take place in Cape Town and Northern Cape from the 20-24 November 2019...

2 Jul 2019

Reissuing of South African Tourism's marketing and communications agency service tender
Reissuing of South African Tourism's marketing and communications agency service tenderArticle

The mandate of South African Tourism in terms of the Tourism Act is to provide for the development and promotion of sustainable tourism for the benefit of the Republic, its residents and its visitors...

Issued by South African Tourism 28 Jun 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

World Travel Awards Africa, Indian Ocean 2019 winners revealed
World Travel Awards Africa, Indian Ocean 2019 winners revealedArticle

The Africa and Indian Ocean winners have been announced for the 2019 World Travel Awards...

3 Jun 2019

More confusion over the fate of Botswana's elephants
More confusion over the fate of Botswana's elephantsArticle

President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting the Parliamentary Report proposing culling...

Dr Louise de Waal 17 May 2019

Magazines ABC Q1 2019: No surprises as decline continues
Magazines ABC Q1 2019: No surprises as decline continuesArticle

The magazine category offered no surprises in the Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa's (ABC) first quarter (Q1) of 2019, with declining circulations of the past few years continuing...

Danette Breitenbach 9 May 2019

Join our dynamic South African Tourism team as a marketing and communications agency/ies
Join our dynamic South African Tourism team as a marketing and communications agency/iesArticle

SA Tourism has undergone a needs analysis to determine a recommended marketing and communications agency model going forward to be evaluated through an open tender (procurement) process, against SA Tourism's business requirements...

Issued by The Media Shop 26 Apr 2019

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Robben Island to be designated a Marine Protected AreaArticle

In an effort toward the conservation of Robben Island's marine biodiversity, and advancing the sustainable tourism agenda, the island will soon be declared a Marine Protected Area...

23 Apr 2019

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Botho University creates distance learning programmes in NigeriaArticle

Botswana's Botho University has launched distance learning programmes in Nigeria, following on the success of its four campuses in three SADC region countries...

17 Apr 2019

Public invited to submit comments on tourism amendment draft bill
Public invited to submit comments on tourism amendment draft billArticle

Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom has invited tourism stakeholders and the public to comment on the recently published Tourism Amendment Draft Bill...

16 Apr 2019

#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on what travel influencers are getting right and wrong
#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on what travel influencers are getting right and wrongArticle

According to iambassador founder and CEO Keith Jenkins, marketing influencers in the travel industry are either executing their content mind-blowingly well or mind-bogglingly bad...

Maroefah Smith 12 Apr 2019

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve named overall winner of the 2019 African Responsible Tourism Award
Grootbos Private Nature Reserve named overall winner of the 2019 African Responsible Tourism AwardArticle

"Our winners have an ethos that extends beyond the commercial - linking thriving business with the wellbeing of local people and the longevity of their environments..."

10 Apr 2019

Ecotourism operators in Africa join forces to effect conservation change
Ecotourism operators in Africa join forces to effect conservation changeArticle

&Beyond, Conservation Travel Foundation by Ultimate Safaris, Singita and Wilderness Safaris, in partnership with the Lion Recovery Fund, have joined forces to launch the Lionscape Coalition initiative...

9 Apr 2019

Tourists behaving badly are a threat to global tourism, and the industry is partly to blame
Tourists behaving badly are a threat to global tourism, and the industry is partly to blameArticle

Tourism brings many benefits to communities around the world. But tourism hotspots are feeling the strain as tourist numbers increase. Locals resent being crowded out of restaurants and parks. They resent paying inflated prices. Most of all they resent tourists behaving badly...

9 Apr 2019

A pioneering approach to the hospitality industry
A pioneering approach to the hospitality industryArticle

With travel on the rise, service providers need to be thinking out of the box to stay afloat in today's tough economic climate. Shaun Lamont, managing director of First Group, takes a look at the various elements that are influencing the future of the hospitality industry...

Shaun Lamont 2 Apr 2019

WWF SASSI, Fedhasa partner to promote sustainable hospitality practices
WWF SASSI, Fedhasa partner to promote sustainable hospitality practicesArticle

There has been a dramatic increase in the amount of fish and other marine creatures taken out of the seas in recent decades, and globally 93% of global fisheries are fully fished or overexploited...

2 Apr 2019

African Responsible Tourism Awards announces top 15 finalists for 2019
African Responsible Tourism Awards announces top 15 finalists for 2019Article

This year's awards ceremony will include organisations specialising in sporting events, treks and safari beach lodges...

1 Apr 2019

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