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The importance of culinary tourism to travel destinations

Modern-day travellers are more experiential in all aspects of their journey; from cultural immersion to local food sampling, a trend that has become a major influence in the growth of travel destinations

By Josephine Wawira 13 hours ago

Six routes to consider on your next SA road trip

Anyone who has ever visited South Africa will agree that there are many roads and routes to explore - these routes span from the coastal areas to the mountain passes.

11 hours ago

Club Med furthers international growth with four new resorts

Continuing on its international growth strategy, Club Med has announced four new destinations in Quebec, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and the Seychelles

14 hours ago

Turkish Airlines rolls out braille boarding passes for visually impaired passengers

Turkish Airlines has started to roll out embossed boarding passes written in braille. Visually impaired staff at Turkish Airlines were involved in the research and development of the new passes

15 hours ago

Cape Town can continue to welcome international and local travellers despite water crisis

"During December, approximately 250,000 domestic tourists travel to Cape Town, but our data shows that around 290,000 Capetonians leave the city"

1 day ago

What to do and where to stay in Zanzibar

The heat slams your entire body in a suffocating, damp caress as soon as you step out of the planes air-conditioned coolness; immediately curling hair into little frizzy ringlets and dew-ifying the face. It's overwhelming for a Capetonian used to fresh sea breezes and dry heats - Jambo Zanzibar, there is no mistaking we have arrived upon your welcoming shores!

By Ruth Cooper 1 day ago

City Lodge Hotel Group donates R441,000 to worthy causes on behalf of guests

The Cancer Association of SA, the Hospice Palliative Care Association of SA and Food & Trees for Africa received a combined boost of R441,000 for their coffers from the City Lodge Hotel Group

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 1 day ago

InterContinental O.R Tambo Airport Hotel loved by guests, wins gold

The airport hotel has become one of South Africa's sought-after hotels, providing guests with an unforgettable experience, from arrival to departure

1 day ago

Ironman 'invaluable' to city economy

Hosting the Ironman 70.3 World Championship will cost Nelson Mandela Bay more than R200m over the next year, but the event will be invaluable to the city's economy and tourism industry

By Odette Parfitt 1 day ago

Journey Organiser GPS logbook automates and expedites tax and business travel claims

Do inaccurate logs mean that your company or clients are not reimbursing you for the full amount you're owed, or that you can't claim the proper tax deduction for all your business travel?

Issued by Tiger Wheel & Tyre 1 day ago

2017 Eat Out Restaurant award-winners announced

The winners of the 2017 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards were announced at the GrandWest Grand Arena in Cape Town on 19 November 2017.

2 days ago

Democratising AR, bringing content to life with Zappar

"Part of our mission in business has always been to democratise AR and truly make it a mass-market proposition."

By Cari Coetzee 2 days ago

Welcoming the world: Rwanda to start issuing visas on arrival for all countries

Global citizens, prepare to pack your bags to visit Rwanda. The country has announced that effective from 1 January 2018, nationals of all countries will get a visa upon arrival without prior application

By Arthur Chatora 2 days ago

Making water conservation a culture at The Table Bay

"Water conservation has become culture at The Table Bay. We are invested in every drop and we believe that collectively, even the simplest tactics can meaningfully contribute to saving water," says Joanne Selby.

2 days ago

How to travel the world on a budget

Let's skip the foreplay. Let's talk about money. Let's talk about your money. Here are some tips and hacks that can get you to the world's most exquisite views without leaving you paying them off long after the sand has been washed out from between your toes

Issued by ADDaBIT 2 days ago

Natural Selection to open new safari camp in remote Namibia in 2018

In a joint venture between Natural Selection, local communities and Dr Julian Fennessy, Africa's foremost giraffe expert, the safari tourism business will open a new camp in the remote and wild Kaokoland

17 Nov 2017

Leles African Cuisine taps into virtual restaurant trend

The food industry is changing, with some restaurant owners forgoing physical retail spaces and instead opting to trade solely online

17 Nov 2017

Airlines urged to embrace e-commerce

African airlines have been urged to embrace e-commerce and digital technologies to become more profitable

By Peterson Tumwebaze 17 Nov 2017

Winners of One&Only Reaching for Young Stars competition announced

The Cape's top culinary academies have once again put forward their finest young stars to compete for top honours in the One&Only Reaching for Young Stars competition

17 Nov 2017

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International

Three dozen cruise ships expected in Seychelles this season, a 20% increase

The Seychelles' Port of Victoria has started welcoming holidaymakers now that the cruise ship season is open. MS Costa neoRiviera and MSC Sinfonia - two cruise ships from Italian-based companies - were the first to dock in Port Victoria in October, carrying 1,900 and 1,400 guests respectively.

13 Nov 2017

Cathay Pacific taps into PressReader library to expand range of reading material

With reading material important to the overall journey satisfaction of customers, Cathay Pacific has partnered with PressReader, enabling the airline to provide thousands of popular newspapers and magazines to passengers.

10 Nov 2017

Club Med awarded resort Brand of the Year

Club Med has received the Brand of the Year Award in the resorts category, for the second time, in the World Branding Awards which took place at Kensington Palace. The fourth instalment of the awards looked at brands from the food, luxury, lifestyle, hotel and services industries. Major French and international brands such as L'Oréal, Cartier, Facebook, Google, Samsung, Qatar Airways and more all received awards. There were over 3,000 nominees, and 245 companies from 32 countries around the world.

9 Nov 2017

Eurowings expands intercontinental range to Cape Town, grows long-haul offering

Eurowings has expanded its intercontinental range to include Cape Town, with flights leaving for Cape Town from Cologne/Bonn once a week - with departures late on a Sunday evening, and returns every Monday evening.

8 Nov 2017

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