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Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenship
Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenshipArticle

Smaller countries have been competing for tourists for years. New remote work visas suggest they are now competing for citizens...

Dave Cook 7 Sep 2020

How to take the rand so much further in 2020
How to take the rand so much further in 2020Article

Travel can prove a financial challenge for South Africans due to the declining value of the rand, but there are numerous destinations out there that will stretch it that little bit further...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 4 Feb 2020

New research: Travel spend in Africa could increase by 27% in 2020
New research: Travel spend in Africa could increase by 27% in 2020Article

Research conducted by the Sabre Corporation has revealed that spend among African travellers could increase by 27% over the next year if they were able to move more freely within the continent, and if travel pain-points were addressed...

25 Nov 2019

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2019 Africa Visa Openness Index shows wins in visa restrictions across AfricaArticle

For the first time, on average, Africans can travel to approximately 27 countries visa-free or with a visa on arrival; Ethiopia moves up a record 32 places on the Index, entering the top 20 most visa-open countries in Africa.

12 Nov 2019

Travel visa costs: South Africans weigh in on visa agony
Travel visa costs: South Africans weigh in on visa agonyArticle

A study by online booking site Travelstart.co.za between April and July this year has revealed that 49% of South African travellers say they consciously select overseas destinations with no visa requirements or those that issue a visa on arrival...

5 Aug 2019

SA to pilot e-Visa in New Zealand
SA to pilot e-Visa in New ZealandArticle

South Africa will pilot its e-Visa in New Zealand by April 2019 in a bid to improve efficiency of visa applications...

25 Sep 2018

2018 Henley Passport Index: Africa lagging behind in travel freedom
2018 Henley Passport Index: Africa lagging behind in travel freedomArticle

"Of all the continents, Africa as a whole has suffered the most dramatic decline in travel freedom on the 2018 Henley Passport Index, with African countries accounting for 19 of the 27 biggest fallers over the past decade..."

10 Jan 2018

Kigali Global Shapers partners with NAS to strengthen continental effort for a #VisaFreeAfrica
Kigali Global Shapers partners with NAS to strengthen continental effort for a #VisaFreeAfricaArticle

To facilitate mobility in Africa, the Kigali Global Shapers has partnered with National Aviation Services for an exclusive sponsor of the global #VisaFreeAfrica campaign...

23 Nov 2017

Johannesburg only sub-Saharan Africa city in Top 100 City Destinations Ranking 2017
Johannesburg only sub-Saharan Africa city in Top 100 City Destinations Ranking 2017Article

Euromonitor International has released the 2017 edition of the Top 100 City Destinations Ranking, incorporating global travel trends to provide insight on how cities are at the forefront of tourism growth...

6 Nov 2017

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The world will have to prepare for 7.8 billion air passengers by 2036Article

IATA expects 7.8 billion passengers to travel in 2036, a near doubling of the four billion air travellers expected to fly this year, according to the latest 20-Year Air Passenger Forecast...

25 Oct 2017

African tourism trends in the age of developing smart cities
African tourism trends in the age of developing smart citiesArticle

Using data to understand travellers' spending behaviours, their habits as well as their preferences, has the power to increase the number of customers and the spend...

Elias Aad 19 Oct 2017

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Namibia growing as an exotic destination for African travellersArticle

Exotic destinations are becoming a stretch on the purse-strings and looking for local destinations are fast becoming a major trend. Namibia is such a destination, with the country becoming an appealing option for...

28 Nov 2016

Rwanda leaps into digital economy through e-commerce
Rwanda leaps into digital economy through e-commerceArticle

Mastercard, Bank of Kigali and RwandaOnline have announced a partnership to launch Irembo - an online payment solution in Rwanda powered by Mastercard Payment Gateway Services...

3 Oct 2016

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SA passport second most powerful in AfricaArticle

According to the 2016 Passport Index, South African passport holders can travel to...

23 May 2016

SA steps up in visa-free rankings
SA steps up in visa-free rankingsArticle

The Rand might be weak, but the South African passport has strengthened in terms of the global passport rankings, according to the Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index 2014. The Index is an annual global ranking of countries based on the freedom of travel enjoyed by their citizens.

15 Aug 2014

Travelstart addresses non-refunding of visa costsArticle

While the cost of visa applications varies widely, a travel visa for Europe will cost South African passport holders over R600, and more than R1 000 for the UK and USA. The most expensive visa for South Africans is the Nigerian visa with fees ranging from R3 000 to R6 000 for a single trip.

26 Jul 2012

Mugabe calls for lifting of sanctionsArticle

New York: Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has urged members of the international community who have imposed illegal sanctions against his country to lift them, now that the country has a power-sharing agreement in place.

Bathandwa Mbola 29 Sep 2008

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