For the first time, Rwanda will welcome the World Travel Awards with the Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 to take place alongside the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) and AviaDev Africa
We caught up with the director for Africa and America's Seychelles Tourism Board and marketing manager for Alphonse Island at the Seychelles Roadshow, to find out more about MICE services and its positioning within the Seychelles
Robin Fredericks 16 hours ago
Many of the rooms and suites at the five-star Cellars-Hohenort hotel in Cape Town's Constantia Valley is set to undergo a series of upgrades in a refurbishment project to enhance its the guest experience
Afropolitans could boost the South African economy by more than R2bn annually and grow tourism if they are given appealing reasons to travel locally
We are all familiar with the expression ‘green fingers', however, in the Indian Ocean Island of Seychelles it would probably be more fitting to say ‘reef fingers'
Like many other millennials, I live in a small flat in the city where space comes at serious premiums and peace and quiet often needs to be found at yoga studios - because of this, I always jump at the chance to head out of town and play country-house-living.
Ruth Cooper 21 Jul 2017
SA Tourism has teamed up with the Future Group hosting the inaugural Holiday Expo, an experiential showcase, to ensure that SMMEs in the tourism industry get the opportunity to market and showcase their businesses
Mhondoro Game Lodge has eliminated the use of plastic water bottles in support of the DOT Challenge. It is committed to making a contribution in each of the DOT Challenge categories - water, waste, conservation, and energy
To empower the next generation of professional sommeliers, the South African Sommelier Association (SASA) in association with Moët & Chandon introduces the Best Young Sommerlier competition, with entries now open until 29 July 2017.
"Arriving without a bag is a very frustrating experience for our customers. Over the last decade, we have reduced mishandled baggage by 54% with improved processes. The next step is to realise the full benefits of baggage tracking"
It's hard to believe that it's been two years since Tintswalo Atlantic was almost destroyed in a Cape Town wildfire. If you visit the five-star boutique lodge today, you'll find a place that's risen from the ashes and resumed its position as one of the top spots for a luxury escape.
Eugene Yiga 21 Jul 2017
Tanzania is creating the first ever Geopark in the Sub-Sahara African region and this maiden geology-based tourism and scientific site is likely to open with real-life fireworks from the anticipated 'Lengai' volcano likely to soon hit the skies
“Millennial travellers are always looking for their next big adventure where they want to see, feel and taste their destination, explore every aspect of the culture, and, of course, give back to the communities they visit."
Travelling for several hours at a time may be a part of your business life and while travelling for business is not a problem, being idle while travelling could be
Meet Morakhiya 20 Jul 2017
Nina Freysen-Pretorius, CEO of The Conference Company, has been included in the US-based Successful Meetings magazine's annual list of 25 outstanding professionals who have had a significant impact on the meetings industry
Redefine International said on Wednesday, 19 July, it would increase its interest in the UK-based International Hotel Properties (IHL) from 17.24% to 50%
Alistair Anderson 20 Jul 2017
Tanzania is Africa's best safari destination, according to SafariBookings.com. Tanzania's famed wild spaces made it the best country overall for wildlife too
In a new and entertaining pre-flight safety video, British Airways spreads important safety messages, while boosting fund-raising for Flying Start - the charity partnership between British Airways and Comic Relief
In line with its vision statement of 'A sustainable National Park System Connecting Society', SANParks will open its 12th SA National Parks Week at Golden Gate Highlands National Park from
Emirates and Flydubai have joined forces to leverage each other's network to scale up their operations and accelerate growth
The impact of the fire on Knysna has seen 2,500 jobs at risk as tourists cancel bookings. The Karoo to Coast race, like the Knysna Oyster Festival, is also set to continue
Newcomer of the Year in The Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships, Rare Grill in Kenilworth was also named the Steakhouse Champion for 2017
Jessica Tennant 18 Jul 2017
The Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria, FTAN, says that less than three per cent of tourists visiting Africa annually, choose Nigeria as their tourism destinations
There are opportunities for young South Africans in the travel and tourism industry, but we need to ensure they have the skills to march into the future with confidence
Tim Smith 18 Jul 2017