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Lourensford summer winner Clifford Wort
Summer winners of #SeasonsOfLourensford Instagram comp announced

The winners of the summer category for Lourensford Estate's #SeasonsOfLourensford Instagram competition has been announced. The competition features the beauty of the farm as it transforms throughout the seasons

13 hours ago

MSC introduces new ships, destination and MD
MSC introduces new ships, destination and MD

Not long after appointing Ross Volk to the position of managing director of MSC Cruises South Africa, the company has also announced that it will be introducing the MSC Meraviglia

By Angie White 13 hours ago

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#WTMA17: Research indicates growing opportunities for outbound travel in SA

Research released by Grant Thornton and Reed Exhibitions at World Travel Market Africa 2017 indicates growing opportunities for outbound travel in South Africa, with much of the growth coming from intra-Africa leisure travel

14 hours ago

#WTMA17: WTM Africa closes its doors on a high-note
#WTMA17: WTM Africa closes its doors on a high-note

With buyers from 45 countries, over 8,000 pre-scheduled appointments confirmed and an increase in exhibitors from 2016, WTM Africa 2017 closed its doors on a high-note

3 days ago

More black-owned selections make the cut on SAA's wine list
More black-owned selections make the cut on SAA's wine list

SAA has announced its selection of locally produced wines to be served on its flights and in its Business Class lounges over the next year

3 days ago

#WTMAfrica17: Telling worthwhile stories via social media
#WTMAfrica17: Telling worthwhile stories via social media

Craig Rodney, managing director of Cerebra Communication and founder of the @SouthAfrica Instagram account, says being heard is all about making sure you are telling a story worth listening to.

By Ruth Cooper 3 days ago

WTM Africa 2017 saw over 700 exhibitors present, with over 8,000 pre-scheduled appointments for the duration of the show
#WTMA17: WTM Africa celebrates an impressive second day

Reporting over 8,000 pre-scheduled appointments between local and international buyers and exhibitors for the duration of the show, WTM Africa celebrated an impressive second day

3 days ago

Top three private safari destinations in South Africa
Top three private safari destinations in South Africa

With its magnificent natural landscapes, diverse and unique wildlife and unforgettable scenic beauty, South Africa prides itself as a premiere African safari destination.

By Jarred Manasse 3 days ago

Blood Lions - joint overall winner
Winners of African Responsible Tourism Awards 2017 announced

“Our winners have a vision that extends beyond the commercial - linking business success with the wellbeing of local communities and the longevity of their environments."

3 days ago

Mpumalanga tourism gets a lift
Mpumalanga tourism gets a lift

A 51-metre glass elevator will provide a whole new perspective on God's Window, one of South Africa's most well-known natural beauty spots

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Emirates cuts flights to US as demand weakens

Emirates has announced that it will reduce flights to the United States after tightened visa and security measures under president Donald Trump hit demand

3 days ago

Canada's Westjet to launch ultra low-cost airline
Canada's Westjet to launch ultra low-cost airline

MONTREAL, Canada: Canada's second-biggest airline Westjet announced plans Thursday to launch a new ultra-low cost, no-frills service for domestic travellers

3 days ago

Radisson brand expands its African footprint with a new Park Inn in Kenya
Radisson brand expands its African footprint with a new Park Inn in Kenya

The Rezidor Hotel Group has opened a Park Inn by Radisson in Nairobi's Westlands, the 35th hotel in its African portfolio..

20 Apr 2017

Qantas curates top Australian artwork for its business class amenity kits
Qantas curates top Australian artwork for its business class amenity kits

Qantas will be featuring the work of Australia's leading artists, photographers and digital influencers on its international business class amenity kits

20 Apr 2017

Top 10 wine farms for foodies
Top 10 wine farms for foodies

Cape Town's culinary culture is alive and booming! The vibrant Mother City recently won first place in Conde Nast Travelers Best Food Cities in the World 2016 and is spoiled for choice when it comes to great wines as it's surrounded by award-winning wine estates.

By Brittany Hawkins 20 Apr 2017

Hotel Verde staff celebrating the good news of FTT accreditation at the eco pool
#WTMA17: Hotel Verde now Fair Trade Tourism certified

Hotel Verde has been certified by Fair Trade Tourism at the annual World Travel Market Africa, showing leadership in the rapidly growing responsible tourism market

20 Apr 2017

#WTMA17: CTICC abuzz on first day of WTM Africa 2017
#WTMA17: CTICC abuzz on first day of WTM Africa 2017

The CTICC was abuzz as travel trade show, World Travel Market Africa 2017, opened its floors and doors to inbound and outbound travel professionals

19 Apr 2017

Flights resume as NCAA certifies Abuja airport
Flights resume as NCAA certifies Abuja airport

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, has formally reopened for operations after six weeks of closure with an Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350-900, the first plane to land at the repaired runway.

19 Apr 2017

#WTMA17: Using digital marketing to convince young Africans to travel
#WTMA17: Using digital marketing to convince young Africans to travel

"Africa's online landscape is mobile but mostly feature phone based. Travel still needs to better embrace mobile by delivering mobile and thumb ready experiences to the African youth."

By Cari Coetzee 19 Apr 2017

JC Le Roux introduces new premium dry range
JC Le Roux introduces new premium dry range

Ah good ol' JC Le Roux, a sparkling wine synonymous with NYE parties from my student days. Its customary sweet flavour perfect for youthful undeveloped palates.

By Ruth Cooper 19 Apr 2017

Radisson RED CT OUIBar & Ktchn
Calling all creatives for the #REDexperiment

Radisson RED Cape Town has joined forces with Youngblood Africa Foundation to give creatives the opportunity to join the #REDexperiment design contest

19 Apr 2017

KZN game reserves hit by massive budget cuts
KZN game reserves hit by massive budget cuts

The operational budgets of state-run game reserves in KwaZulu-Natal are facing a 40% cut, which conservationists say will affect anti-poaching efforts, biodiversity, tourism and the running of game parks

By Katharine Child 19 Apr 2017

Leeu Estates - Manor House and Spa
Leeu Estates claims spot on Condé Nast Traveler Hot List 2017

Five-star boutique property in Franschhoek, Leeu Estates, joined a select few hotels from around the world on Condé Nast Traveler's Hot List for 2017 in the category. It is the only South African property to appear on the list

19 Apr 2017

Building resilience in tourism and hospitality despite downgrades
Building resilience in tourism and hospitality despite downgrades

The tourism and hospitality industry's most important and visible competitive advantage is not found in flashy foyers but in the capability of its people

By Peter van Nieuwenhuizen 19 Apr 2017

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NMBT hosts international visitors to position Nelson Mandela Bay as top travel destination

Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism has been making great efforts to position the city as a world-class travel destination by hosting visiting groups and providing them with an authentic experience of Nelson Mandela Bay

19 Apr 2017

Hilton to ramp up expansion in North Africa with Casablanca office
Hilton to ramp up expansion in North Africa with Casablanca office

Hilton will be ramping up its expansion in North Africa with the establishment of a dedicated development office in Casablanca

18 Apr 2017

Explore Cape Town in 48 hours
Explore Cape Town in 48 hours

Here's how to top up your ‘I-heart-Cape-Town' tank in just 48-hours.

By Brandon de Kock 18 Apr 2017

Table Bay Hotel, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
A review of Africa's hospitality market 2016

Hotel investment in Africa made progressive strides, new hotels launched in cities across the continent, and new opportunities and challenges presented itself in 2016 amid economic and political events

18 Apr 2017

Five of the best vineyards in the Western Cape
Five of the best vineyards in the Western Cape

The Western Cape has always been a big crowd-puller in South Africa. Apart from its abundance of beautiful mountains and beaches, the Western Cape is also home to over 100,000 hectares of vineyards.

By Jarred Manasse 17 Apr 2017

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