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Deadline extended for 2019 Lilizela Tourism Awards
Deadline extended for 2019 Lilizela Tourism AwardsArticle

The Lilizela Tourism Awards, now in its seventh year celebrates those who contribute to growing South Africa's destination competitiveness...

28 May 2019

D&AD Awards 2019: ALL winners announced!
D&AD Awards 2019: ALL winners announced!Article

The 57th D&AD Professional Awards Ceremony took place last night (23 May) in London, where six Black Pencils - the highest accolade in the creative industry - were awarded. We list the South African companies that were honoured on the night and walked away with a total of 15 Pencils...

23 May 2019

#BizTourismReport: SA tourism market analyses for May 2019
#BizTourismReport: SA tourism market analyses for May 2019Article

This is a monthly series of articles to provide market intelligence on the tourism industry in South Africa...

Martin Jansen van Vuuren 22 May 2019

D&AD Awards announces its full shortlist
D&AD Awards announces its full shortlistArticle

The D&AD Awards has announced its full shortlist with 25 shortlisted pieces for SA, putting us at 12th for country ranking based on finalists...

20 May 2019

Pictured are Paul Holmes of The Holmes Report and Regine le Roux, managing director of South Africa’s Reputation Matters. Reputation Matters scooped up two SABRE Africa awards, one for superior achievement in measurement and evaluation and the other for the industry sector category.
All the 2019 SABRE Awards Africa winnersArticle

The 2019 SABRE Awards Africa winners were handed out following on the annual African Public Relations Association (AFPRA) conference in Kigali, Rwanda, last week...

20 May 2019

CoCT, Table Mountain Cableway partner to promote affordable tourism for locals
CoCT, Table Mountain Cableway partner to promote affordable tourism for localsArticle

The City of Cape Town and Table Mountain Cableway have partnered to ensure that Table Mountain is accessible to even more locals and domestic visitors...

28 Apr 2019

KMI Airport, CTAA collaborate to enhance international air route connectivity
KMI Airport, CTAA collaborate to enhance international air route connectivityArticle

Cape Town Air Access and Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport have announced the signing of a cooperation agreement, which will see CTAA assist KMI Airport in developing its' air route network while promoting the airport to an international market...

26 Apr 2019

KNP adjusts gate quotas for 2019 Easter holidays
KNP adjusts gate quotas for 2019 Easter holidaysArticle

The Kruger National Park management is urging visitors to be aware of gate quotas that will be in effect this coming Easter long weekend...

17 Apr 2019

#WTMA19: How tourism became an economic saving grace in sub-Saharan Africa
#WTMA19: How tourism became an economic saving grace in sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

A growing number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa have started looking to tourism as a viable option for revenue generation...

Maroefah Smith 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

Indaba 2019 teams up with local street artists in Durban
Indaba 2019 teams up with local street artists in DurbanArticle

South African Tourism has partnered with three acclaimed Durban artists to paint a 22-metre wall mural inside the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre that will be unveiled during Africa's Travel Indaba taking place from 2-4 May 2019...

16 Apr 2019

Durban named host city for 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership and Awards
Durban named host city for 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership and AwardsArticle

Durban KwaZulu-Natal Convention Bureau has been announced as the host of this year's Africa Tourism Leadership Forum and Awards, from 29 to 30 August 2019...

16 Apr 2019

Entries now open for the 2019 Lilizela Tourism Awards
Entries now open for the 2019 Lilizela Tourism AwardsArticle

Tourism industry players in KwaZulu-Natal urged to increase their participation in this year's awards...

2 Apr 2019

Tourism businesses encouraged to apply for transformation, incentive funding
Tourism businesses encouraged to apply for transformation, incentive fundingArticle

The Department of Tourism's Tourism Transformation Fund and Green Tourism Incentive Programme has opened for application...

2 Apr 2019

Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations
Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinationsArticle

Cape Town, South Africa, was selected as one of 15 top global destinations for a case study by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation and the World Tourism Cities Federation...

Enver Duminy 12 Mar 2019

#MeetingsAfrica: 2019 Top 40 Women in MICE Awards launched
#MeetingsAfrica: 2019 Top 40 Women in MICE Awards launchedArticle

The Women in MICE initiative held a breakfast event at Meetings Africa 2019 to launch the Top 40 Women in MICE Awards...

28 Feb 2019

Cape Town exhibitors dominate #MeetingsAfrica 2019 Green Stand Awards
Cape Town exhibitors dominate #MeetingsAfrica 2019 Green Stand AwardsArticle

The Meetings Africa 2019 Green Stand Awards seek to recognise exhibitors who go that extra "green" mile to build and design stands that are environmentally and socially sustainable...

27 Feb 2019

#MeetingsAfrica: Growing South Africa's inbound tourism
#MeetingsAfrica: Growing South Africa's inbound tourismArticle

South African Tourism CEO, Sisa Ntshona, and Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom meets 16 hosted journalists from around the world to discuss the health of South Africa's tourism industry and how the country intends to grow it...

27 Feb 2019

Tourism chapter to digitalise tourism
Tourism chapter to digitalise tourismArticle

The Department of Tourism has announced that a digitally savvy business model from the North West Women in Tourism Chapter is to be rolled out in other provinces...

30 Jan 2019

SA Tourism to host Learn SA Roadshow in Instanbul
SA Tourism to host Learn SA Roadshow in InstanbulArticle

In a bid to increase the knowledge of the trade in Turkey and to create platforms for trade from South Africa to get access to the Turkish market, South Africa Tourism will be hosting, for the first time, it's Learn SA Roadshow in Istanbul...

24 Jan 2019

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Cape Town tourism shows steady performance for DecemberArticle

Figures released by Cape Town International Airport and STR's Destination Report shows Cape Town's tourism figures steady; with the second half of the year showing recovery in terms of tourism stabilising...

23 Jan 2019

We ain't no first world wannabe: Making our mark as a developing city
We ain't no first world wannabe: Making our mark as a developing cityArticle

Leigh Dawber shares her five top insights on how we are making our mark on the global stage...

Leigh Dawber 11 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Tourism the golden ticket to job creation
#BizTrends2019: Tourism the golden ticket to job creationArticle

In a country where over six million people are unemployed, it is no wonder that job creation has been the hot topic...

Andrew Stark 21 Dec 2018

#BizTrends2019: Redirecting an economy, a tourism imperative for 2019
#BizTrends2019: Redirecting an economy, a tourism imperative for 2019Article

Trends in tourism tend to speak towards hot destinations or new patterns of exploration; and, while those are always happening, there's an overarching trend that will influence how South Africans experience travel in 2019...

Avukile Mabombo 21 Dec 2018

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SA tourism shows steady growth in 2018Article

The latest analysis of South Africa's tourism performance in 2018 shows a slight growth during the period January to October when compared with the same period last year...

20 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Tourism
#BestofBiz 2018: TourismArticle

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Tourism, Travel & Hospitality site over the past year...

18 Dec 2018

Cape Town Air Access welcomes V&A Waterfront as private sector supporter
Cape Town Air Access welcomes V&A Waterfront as private sector supporterArticle

Established in 2015, Cape Town Air Access brings together the public and private sector to help secure direct routes into Cape Town International Airport...

13 Dec 2018

Amadeus, SA tourism industry partner to strengthen inclusive transformation
Amadeus, SA tourism industry partner to strengthen inclusive transformationArticle

South African travel and tourism stakeholders have partnered with Amadeus IT Group and South Africa's Department of Tourism to develop a technology-driven programme to strengthen and transform the public-private sector...

12 Dec 2018

National minimum wage to hit the tourism and hospitality industry hard
National minimum wage to hit the tourism and hospitality industry hardArticle

Despite an industry sectoral determination, the hospitality and broader tourism sector are known to pay low wages and in some cases actually below minimum wage or just on the minimum wage. This means that the new National Minimum Wage will impact the majority of tourism businesses...

Lee-Anne Bac 11 Dec 2018

Cape Town's Alba Restaurant, a floating success for SA tourism
Cape Town's Alba Restaurant, a floating success for SA tourismArticle

The Alba is South Africa's first and only fine-dining, floating restaurant, seating 72 people in comfort and measuring 22 metres in length with a six-metre beam...

11 Dec 2018

Cape Town, Western Cape secures over R1bn in business events
Cape Town, Western Cape secures over R1bn in business eventsArticle

Meetings secured are expected to attract 32,080 delegates between May and September...

11 Dec 2018

What the millennial market wants from the travel industry
What the millennial market wants from the travel industryArticle

Keeping up with global trends is hugely important for South African companies involved in the tourism industry. If we want to encourage more foreigners to visit our shores, we have to listen to what they want...

Judiet Barnes 5 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

SA first Africa country to host WTTC Africa Leaders Forum
SA first Africa country to host WTTC Africa Leaders ForumArticle

World Travel and Tourism Council gathered the CEOs and regional leaders of the top Travel & Tourism companies from across Africa, along with tourism ministers and regional experts at its inaugural Africa Leaders Forum in Stellenbosch on 22 November 2018...

26 Nov 2018

Positive growth for SA tourism despite economic barriers
Positive growth for SA tourism despite economic barriersArticle

During September 2018, South Africa experienced an upsurge in both domestic and regional tourism, with trips in and around the country experiencing an increase of 8.5% when compared to the same period of last year...

23 Nov 2018

Fuelling the fires of the tourism economy
Fuelling the fires of the tourism economyArticle

Behind the scenes in tourism, an epic struggle is taking place...

Enver Duminy 22 Oct 2018

Growing safari tourism is vital to SA's game reserve industry
Growing safari tourism is vital to SA's game reserve industryArticle

Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom, says growing safari tourism is vital to sustain and develop South Africa's game reserves, the conservation work they do and the benefits they bring to surrounding communities.

16 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

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SATSA and SAYTC join forcesArticle

The Southern African Tourism Services Association and South African Youth Travel Confederation will be merging as of 2019...

5 Oct 2018

Africa's travel growth exceeds expectations
Africa's travel growth exceeds expectationsArticle

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in the first four months of 2018, compared to the same period last year, not only continuing the strong 2017 trend, but exceeding UNWTO's forecast for 2018...

Enver Duminy 5 Oct 2018

Sanlam Top Destination Awards announces 2018 winners
Sanlam Top Destination Awards announces 2018 winnersArticle

The Sanlam Top Destination awards ceremony 34 accommodation establishments walk away with the winning title of top destination...

21 Sep 2018

#THINCAfrica: Mining the millennial mindset
#THINCAfrica: Mining the millennial mindsetArticle

During day two of the THINC Africa conference, which recently took place in Cape Town, Radisson RED curator, Dale Simpson, navigated a conversation around what millennials expect from employers in hospitality and what employers can do to stay relevant to this segment...

Robin Fredericks 20 Sep 2018

WTM Africa launches dedicated hosted buyer programme for international exhibitors
WTM Africa launches dedicated hosted buyer programme for international exhibitorsArticle

"This programme will ensure that out outbound international exhibitors can arrange appointments with potential hosted buyers in advance that are actively selling travel, accommodation and experiences to the African market."

12 Sep 2018

3 tips to ensure ecotourism sustainability, economic growth
3 tips to ensure ecotourism sustainability, economic growthArticle

"Essentially, ecotourism should unite conservation, communities and sustainable travel. The greatest opportunity for South Africa is capitalising on ecotourism to ensure that the people living in the areas being visited are benefiting from the economic growth."

11 Sep 2018

MoU between Western Cape, Angola strengthen ties on business support services
MoU between Western Cape, Angola strengthen ties on business support servicesArticle

CACIAAS met with Wesgro CEO Tim Harris to sign a Memorandum of Understanding - encouraging the sharing of business support services between Angola and the Western Cape...

5 Sep 2018

Qatar, South Africa trade rises by 70%
Qatar, South Africa trade rises by 70%Article

The trade volume between Qatar and South Africa has increased by 70% during the post-blockade period as a result of emerging market opportunities and strong bilateral relations...

5 Sep 2018

#WomensMonth: Peermont's Sharon De Leur empowers success
#WomensMonth: Peermont's Sharon De Leur empowers successArticle

Sharon De Leur, marketing manager for Peermont Group, shares why she chose a career in hospitality marketing, the challenges she has faced and why it's important to have a month dedicated to women...

Robin Fredericks 31 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Meet Megan Arendse, a woman who's playing a significant role in Mice tourism
#WomensMonth: Meet Megan Arendse, a woman who's playing a significant role in Mice tourismArticle

In celebration of #WomensMonth, we chat to Megan Arendse, convention centre manager of Sun International's flagship resort, Sun City about what it means to be a woman in the MICE industry, the challenges she has faced and her message for Women's Month.

Robin Fredericks 30 Aug 2018

Insight into local travel and why South Africans love it
Insight into local travel and why South Africans love itArticle

Supporting its goal to assist digital brands to grow efficiently, DCMN South Africa recently conducted a survey into the travelling habits of South Africans...

30 Aug 2018

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