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IATA welcomes G20 Push to restart tourism
IATA welcomes G20 Push to restart tourismArticle

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism...

3 days ago

Bergrivier Tourism launches new travel app
Bergrivier Tourism launches new travel appArticle

the app serves as a travel directory with lists of all the available tourism products and services in town within the Bergrivier district - with categories such as where to eat, where to stay, what to do, must-see locations, where to shop, and festivals...

28 Apr 2021

UNWTO, IATA partner on new destination tracker tool to restore confidence in travel
UNWTO, IATA partner on new destination tracker tool to restore confidence in travelArticle

The UNWTO-IATA Destination Tracker is a new free online tool for governments to provide information on COVID-19 requirements for travel and the measures in place at the destination...

23 Apr 2021

Tourism Recovery Plan to facilitate preservation of R189bn
Tourism Recovery Plan to facilitate preservation of R189bnArticle

The Department of Tourism, working together with the industry, developed the plan, outlining a set of interventions to ignite the recovery of the sector, and to place it on a path to long-term sustainability...

23 Apr 2021

WTMA's Reigniting Africa award still open for entry
WTMA's Reigniting Africa award still open for entryArticle

Entries are open until 30 June 2021 with the winner announced during a special awards evening at Gold Restaurant during Africa Travel Week in the host City of Cape Town...

22 Apr 2021

Kirby Gordon, chief marketing officer, FlySafair
How to subsidise your holidayArticle

If I asked you to think of ways you might contribute to the country's economy, jumping on a flight to your favourite holiday destination might not be the first thing that comes to mind...

Kirby Gordon, 20 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

CPT Tourism launches digital visitors' guide
CPT Tourism launches digital visitors' guideArticle

Cape Town Tourism, together with the City of Cape Town, has launched its latest official visitors' guide in digital format, highlighting all the top things to do and see in the Mother City...

7 Apr 2021

Joburg Tourism, stakeholders join TME Workshop to revive sector
Joburg Tourism, stakeholders join TME Workshop to revive sectorArticle

The audience of delegates and attendees comprised 87 corporate and leisure travel agents, direct corporate travel bookers, inbound tour operators, event managers, PCOs and DMCs...

31 Mar 2021

Island resorts leading recovery in global leisure travel, says ATM
Island resorts leading recovery in global leisure travel, says ATMArticle

Many island economies are dependent on tourism and nowhere is this more apparent than in the Indian Ocean islands of the Maldives and the Seychelles...

30 Mar 2021

TBCSA CEO awarded Karl Twiggs Floating Trophy
TBCSA CEO awarded Karl Twiggs Floating TrophyArticle

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa CEO, Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa was recognised for successfully spearheading the re-opening of the tourism industry in South Africa, following the extended national lockdown put in place by government in March 2020...

26 Mar 2021

CPT Tourism, CoCT help SMMEs weather the Covid-19 pandemic
CPT Tourism, CoCT help SMMEs weather the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

Through its Board Development Fund, Cape Town Tourism in partnership with the City of Cape Town is helping tourism SMMEs get back on their feet...

25 Mar 2021

Incubeta to assist SA Tourism maximise global digital investments
Incubeta to assist SA Tourism maximise global digital investmentsArticle

Digital marketing specialist, Incubeta has been appointed as a global digital media partner to South African Tourism. The three-year deal will see Incubeta help maximise technology investment across all 27 of South African Tourism's operating regions...

24 Mar 2021

Webinar: Research advances post Covid-19 tourism growth
Webinar: Research advances post Covid-19 tourism growthArticle

On 17 March, the Department of Tourism hosted its 2021 Tourism Research Webinar. This year's webinar was topical as it looked at the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the tourism sector and the potential opportunities going forward...

18 Mar 2021

10 tips for coping with stress and anxiety as a business owner
10 tips for coping with stress and anxiety as a business ownerArticle

Retail Capital's chief brand officer, Erin Louw outlines 10 simple strategies that you can use to ease the burden of anxiety on yourself, your family and your team...

Erin Louw 18 Mar 2021

7 truths about the hotel industry the pandemic reminded us are real
7 truths about the hotel industry the pandemic reminded us are realArticle

Last year gave the hospitality industry a nasty shock, but it also provided an opportunity to create a new environment in which our behaviours and decision-making can contribute to the evolution of better societies and more solidarity...

Tim Cordon 17 Mar 2021

New collective of thought leaders create pan-African agency
New collective of thought leaders create pan-African agencyArticle

A collective of thought leaders in the marketing and communications sector have joined forces to support organisations who want to support organisations who want to reach a pan-African audience as well as those organisations promoting African innovation and excellence to the world...

16 Mar 2021

Technological innovation is key to post-pandemic conferencing
Technological innovation is key to post-pandemic conferencingArticle

The goal now is to drive the business forward through continuing to meet and exceed clients evolving needs through various solutions including technological innovation...

15 Mar 2021

Africa hotel transactions set to increase as owners forced to consider disposal prospects - JLL
Africa hotel transactions set to increase as owners forced to consider disposal prospects - JLLArticle

According to JLL's Hotels & Hospitality Group, Covid-19 is expected to impact the hotel sector in Sub-Saharan Africa in the long term with an increase in the number of transactions expected over the next few years...

12 Mar 2021

ITIC, WTM Africa partnership to bolster Africa tourism investment opportunities
ITIC, WTM Africa partnership to bolster Africa tourism investment opportunitiesArticle

The International Tourism and Investment Summit's partnership with World Travel Market will leverage each companies' strengths and commitment to propel growth in travel and tourism through innovation in products, destination marketing and investment in sustainable development and infrastructure...

9 Mar 2021

3 ways to ensure 'wellness' tourism provides a post-pandemic opportunity for the travel industry
3 ways to ensure 'wellness' tourism provides a post-pandemic opportunity for the travel industryArticle

With the right preparation, specialist destinations can benefit from an expected increase in demand...

Jaeyeon Choe and Michael Di Giovine 8 Mar 2021

How the hospitality sector can stay two steps ahead of its challenges
How the hospitality sector can stay two steps ahead of its challengesArticle

Kyocera Document Solutions South Africa suggests that the sector starts with low hanging fruit, such as reducing print costs and implementing further digitisation...

4 Mar 2021

#BudgetSpeech2021: Tax relief, further fiscal consolidation welcomed
#BudgetSpeech2021: Tax relief, further fiscal consolidation welcomedArticle

Apart from the commitment made to the urgent rollout of the vaccination programme, of comfort to debt-burdened consumers is the announcement...

Dr Andrew Golding 25 Feb 2021

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#BudgetSpeech2021: Mboweni delivers a few glimmers of optimism, but there are risksArticle

Judging by the reaction of the markets and an initial strengthening of the rand, finance minister Tito Mboweni's budget went down well...

25 Feb 2021

Study shows TGCSA's graded establishments are ready to receive guests
Study shows TGCSA's graded establishments are ready to receive guestsArticle

A study conducted by the South African Tourism Insights and Analytics team and the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa has shown that 95% of the graded establishments were confident with their level of implementation of the Covid-19 protocols...

16 Feb 2021

All things considered... do awards still matter?
All things considered... do awards still matter?Article

In a year in which the ground shifted seismically under our feet, where the collective travel industry is focused on survival rather than award show glory, are awards still relevant?

Linsey Schluter 15 Feb 2021

Positioning Mozambique as the premier tourism destination
Positioning Mozambique as the premier tourism destinationArticle

By re-injecting gas revenues into the economy and facilitating infrastructural development nation-wide, Mozambique can realise its goal of becoming a regional tourism leader...

Charné Hundermark 8 Feb 2021

What were the most awarded brands, campaigns and agencies in 2020?
What were the most awarded brands, campaigns and agencies in 2020?Article

AdForum has released the fourth edition of its Business Creative Report, a unique ranking of the world's most awarded brands, agencies and campaigns by individual business sector....

5 Feb 2021

New Mauritius route introduced for FlySafair
New Mauritius route introduced for FlySafairArticle

South African airline FlySafair will be introducing a Johannesburg to Mauritius route once the two countries' borders reopen...

4 Feb 2021

Tourism SMMEs: Looking for opportunity in uncertainty
Tourism SMMEs: Looking for opportunity in uncertaintyArticle

It's hard not feel overwhelmed. But while 2020 saw the overnight shutdown of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries, Jurni CEO, Dr Nomvuselelo Songelwa believes that 2021 will usher in a new way of travelling, opportunities amid the uncertainty, and the space to develop new tourism products and services...

28 Jan 2021

Government launches R1.2bn Tourism Equity Fund
Government launches R1.2bn Tourism Equity FundArticle

Government on Tuesday launched the Tourism Equity Fund aimed at creating an inclusive and growing tourism sector by supporting entrepreneurship and investment on the supply side of the tourism sector...

27 Jan 2021

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Tourism industry norms and standards out for public commentArticle

The norms and standards are aimed at effecting common minimum health measures that will provide quality and safety assurance to potential visitors and travellers...

26 Jan 2021

Egypt to construct Cairo Eye, largest wheel in Africa
Egypt to construct Cairo Eye, largest wheel in AfricaArticle

Hawai for Tourism and Investment recently announced the launch of the Cairo Eye project in Egypt, the first observation wheel in Cairo...

25 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Finding purpose and wellbeing through travel
#BizTrends2021: Finding purpose and wellbeing through travelArticle

So what will travel look like in 2021 and going forward? One is understandably hesitant to make any confident predictions apart from the most obvious one being that 2021 will most likely continue to be a very difficult year for the global travel and tourism sector. If I had to highlight a few travel trends for the coming year and beyond, these would stand out...

Mariette du Toit-Helmbold 6 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Trends that will shape the vehicle industry in the short to medium term
#BizTrends2021: Trends that will shape the vehicle industry in the short to medium termArticle

There are signs of an economic recovery afoot, bringing with it a promise of improved business and consumer confidence and further release of pent-up demand. But it may yet be too early to confirm an ease of pressure on the sales pitch...

Faisal Mkhize 4 Jan 2021

Wildu du Plessis
#BizTrends2021: Key industry group trends in post-pandemic AfricaArticle

In the midst of the planetary emergency of climate change, Covid-19 is testing modern civilisation's preparedness for shocks, across the spheres of finance, economics and technology; global, national and regional governance; global and population health; social cohesion and food security. This is according to Baker McKenzie's new report, Unprecedented: Converging Crises...

Wildu du Plessis 4 Jan 2021

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TBCSA clarifies how the new curfew affects air travellersArticle

Following the announcement of the new national curfew times, 11pm - 4am, the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) spoke to the minister of tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, to clarify how domestic flights and travellers may be affected...

24 Dec 2020

Muhammad Ali Albakri
#BizTrends2021: 5 government interventions urgently-needed to support air transport, tourism sectorArticle

The air transport industry was one of the hardest hit in 2020 with traffic and revenues falling off a cliff at the end of last March following the imposition of worldwide Covid-19 containment restrictions on travel...

Muhammad Ali Albakri 21 Dec 2020

#BizTrends2021: How the aviation industry is taking off during the pandemic
#BizTrends2021: How the aviation industry is taking off during the pandemicArticle

Safety protocol, communication and collaboration across industries is key to economic recovery...

Anand Yedery 21 Dec 2020

#BizTrends2021: Together we can do so much more
#BizTrends2021: Together we can do so much moreArticle

Twenty-twenty was a devastating year for South Africa's tourism industry - but it was also the year that we came together as one tourism community and saw the power of true alignment and collaboration...

David Frost 21 Dec 2020

#BizTrends2021: The 2020 hotel crash and 2021 crystal ball
#BizTrends2021: The 2020 hotel crash and 2021 crystal ballArticle

The South African hospitality industry was well on its way to break records in 2020 until Covid-19 became our reality. Derek Martin, founder and CEO of TrevPAR World looks at how Covid-19 impacted the industry and what is needed for recovery...

Derek Martin 21 Dec 2020

WCDoA supports wine tourism employees with R12m funding
WCDoA supports wine tourism employees with R12m fundingArticle

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture will be providing crucial relief to employees in the South African wine tourism sector, in the form of a R12m support fund.

18 Dec 2020

Dept invests in innovation in tourism sector
Dept invests in innovation in tourism sectorArticle

The Department of Tourism is set to introduce a programme that will stimulate and encourage innovation in the travel sector...

15 Dec 2020

Govt introduces tighter restrictions on alcohol sales
Govt introduces tighter restrictions on alcohol salesArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced tighter Level 1 lockdown restrictions amid the second wave of Covid-19 infections. Among the amendments are reintroduced restrictions on alcohol sales...

15 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Tourism & Travel
#BestofBiz 2020: Tourism & TravelArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2020

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