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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

Covid-19 beach closures hit small businesses in Plettenberg Bay
Covid-19 beach closures hit small businesses in Plettenberg BayArticle

Artists and small business owners in Plettenberg bay say they are battling to make a decent living since the beaches were closed...

20 Jan 2021

World Travel Awards announces 2020 World category winners
World Travel Awards announces 2020 World category winnersArticle

Winners include Maldives, Portugal, Lisbon and The Algarve...

30 Nov 2020

Enjoy laid-back yet luxurious beachside accommodation at The Bungalow in Plett
Enjoy laid-back yet luxurious beachside accommodation at The Bungalow in PlettArticle

Synonymous with family holidays, post-matric parties, à la Plett Rage and surf safaris, the small yet vibey seaside town of Plettenberg Bay in the Western Cape is an ideal holiday destination for both families and solo travellers...

Ruth Cooper 19 Nov 2020

World Travel Awards announces Africa 2020 winners
World Travel Awards announces Africa 2020 winnersArticle

World Travel Awards - the global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and tourism - has unveiled its Africa 2020 winners to coincide with its inaugural Africa Winners Day.

9 Nov 2020

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Cape Town nominated for 5 Africa World Travel AwardsArticle

Votes are cast by both travel professionals and consumers, with the nominee gaining the most votes in a category named as the winner...

16 Sep 2020

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How TMCs are addressing concerns faced by women in corporate travelArticle

Women continue to strive for all important work-life balance. Travel managers (and TMCs) worth their salt support this by implementing new travel policies, or improving on existing policies, to ensure that they meet the needs of each traveller...

11 Aug 2020

ARRCC scoops Interior Design Firm of the Year in global competition
ARRCC scoops Interior Design Firm of the Year in global competitionArticle

South African interior architecture, interior design and décor studio ARRCC has been awarded Interior Design Firm of the Year - South Africa, in the Luxury Travel Guide Global Awards 2020...

16 Jul 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

Short-term rentals continue to yield good returns in Cape Town
Short-term rentals continue to yield good returns in Cape TownArticle

The tourism industry has always been one of the cornerstones of Cape Town's economy and, with the city recently voted as world's top tourist destination in the 2019 Telegraph Travel Awards for the seventh consecutive year, it bodes well for the short-term letting sector...

Alessia Collura Brown 20 Dec 2019

20 trending travel destinations for 2020
20 trending travel destinations for 2020Article

Looking for the best holiday destinations for 2020? With the help of a few local travel experts, here's a list of carefully rounded up 20 unmissable getaways to add to your travel wishlist...

19 Dec 2019

GL events Group: An international network of venues to host your events
GL events Group: An international network of venues to host your eventsArticle

The GL events Venues network is continuously expanding; the recent acquisitions concluded demonstrate the persistence of the group to maintain its exceptional growth rate...

Issued by GL events South Africa 18 Oct 2019

Cape Town makes top 10 in official bucket list of the best cities to visit
Cape Town makes top 10 in official bucket list of the best cities to visitArticle

Cape Town has made it into the top 10 of global travel website, Big 7 Travel's, new, official list of the 'Top 50 Bucket List Destinations 2019'...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 6 Aug 2019

Cape Town scores top 10 spot in global destination bucket list
Cape Town scores top 10 spot in global destination bucket listArticle

The Mother City beat out competition from other African destinations like Rwanda's Virunga National Park, which came in 40th, and Cairo which came in 34th.

31 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

The 2019 Global Youth Travel Awards are open for entry
The 2019 Global Youth Travel Awards are open for entryArticle

The Global Youth Travel Awards reward organisations in the youth, student and educational travel industry, who make an outstanding contribution to the sector. Winners will be announced on 11 October 2019...

12 Jun 2019

The Blue Train bags Africa's Leading Luxury Train 2019 at the World Travel Awards
The Blue Train bags Africa's Leading Luxury Train 2019 at the World Travel AwardsArticle

South African national treasure, The Blue Train, has once again walked away with Africa's Leading Luxury Train accolade at the 2019 World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 7 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

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Mauritius prepares to host the 2019 Africa, Indian Ocean World Travel AwardsArticle

Mauritius is making final preparations as it steps up to host the World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony on 1 June 2019...

31 May 2019

#WTMA19: WTM Africa 2019 first day highlights from meetings, networking and events
#WTMA19: WTM Africa 2019 first day highlights from meetings, networking and eventsArticle

World Travel Market Africa 2019 opened its doors at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 10 April, welcoming a host exhibitors, buyers, travel professionals and media...

11 Apr 2019

Mauritius selected to host World Travel Awards Africa, Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony
Mauritius selected to host World Travel Awards Africa, Indian Ocean Gala CeremonyArticle

Voting for the WTA Africa and Indian Ocean regions is open and concludes on 21 April 2019...

13 Mar 2019

36 organisations nominated for 2019 African Responsible Tourism Awards
36 organisations nominated for 2019 African Responsible Tourism AwardsArticle

The 2019 African Responsible Tourism Awards has moved into the second round in which 36 tourism organisations will compete for the top spots...

6 Mar 2019

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World Travel Awards calls for entriesArticle

The World Travel Awards has opened for submission and invites travel brands that are pushing the boundaries of industry excellence to participate in the annual programme...

31 Jan 2019

Cape Town CBD continues to attract hotel property developers
Cape Town CBD continues to attract hotel property developersArticle

Even through South Africa's technical recession and the Western Cape drought, foreign tourism rose by 2.4% in 2017, building on a 12.8% increase in 2016...

21 Dec 2018

UK awards praise SAInBrief

13 Dec 2018

The Shortmarket Club expands with The Commissary
The Shortmarket Club expands with The CommissaryArticle

At the recent Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards, The Shortmarket Club in Cape Town was ranked as one of the 20 best in the country...

Eugene Yiga 12 Dec 2018

2018 World Travel Awards names Cape Town as best festival, events destination
2018 World Travel Awards names Cape Town as best festival, events destinationArticle

Cape Town has been named the World's Leading Festival and Events Destination at this year's World Travel Awards in Lisbon, Portugal...

3 Dec 2018

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Cape Town nominated as world's leading festival, events destinationArticle

The City of Cape Town, recognised as the Events Capital of Africa, has been nominated as World's Leading Festival and Events Destination at the 2018 World Travel Awards, set to take place at the Pátio da Galé, in Lisbon, Portugal, on 1 December 2018...

17 Oct 2018

Cape Town International Airport named Africa's leading airport
Cape Town International Airport named Africa's leading airportArticle

Cape Town International Airport was named Africa's Leading Airport for the second consecutive year at the 25th World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony...

9 Oct 2018

World Travel Awards Africa and Indian Ocean announce winners for 2018
World Travel Awards Africa and Indian Ocean announce winners for 2018Article

Winners of the World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa and Indian Ocean 2018 winners have been announced at a gala ceremony at the Durban International Convention Centre...

8 Oct 2018

Emirates wins Middle East & Africa Airline of the Year
Emirates wins Middle East & Africa Airline of the YearArticle

Emirates has won the Aviation 100 Middle East & Africa Airline of the Year, awarded by Airline Economics magazine...

5 Oct 2018

Western Cape beats odds in World Travel Awards
Western Cape beats odds in World Travel AwardsArticle

Although the Western Cape has come under pressure in the past year because of the drought, things are looking up for the province as the region has dominated in the World Travel Awards nominations for Africa, with dozens of tourism sites and facilities shortlisted for this year...

Joseph Booysen 30 Jul 2018

Voting now open for the 2018 World Travel Awards
Voting now open for the 2018 World Travel AwardsArticle

Members of the public have until 19 August 2018 to cast their votes...

21 Jun 2018

#WTMA18: Day one
#WTMA18: Day oneGallery

Highlights from day one at the World Travel Market Africa 2018, held at the CTICC in Cape Town on 18 April 2018, included the Women in Travel Meetup, the Business Events Conference, the inaugural Tourism Investors' Forum and the African Responsible Travel Awards.

20 Apr 2018

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