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  • Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation turns to SA tech to catapult it into digital era
    There are few local tech inventions that have received international attention, despite an abundance of successful South African tech stories. However, one South African innovation is changing this narrative.
  • Air Seychelles to reduce scheduled flights to South Africa
    Following guidelines received from the Seychelles Ministry of Health and as per the Seychelles Travel Advisory issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism on 1 June 2021, the reintroduction of restrictions has been imposed on travelling between South Africa and the Seychelles.

    As a result, Air Seychelles will be reducing flights scheduled from Johannesburg to the Seychelles for the month of June 2021 until further notice.
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    WTM Africa 2020 visitor, media registration now open

    World Travel Market Africa 2020, which takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre is set to be one of the African continent's largest and leading business-to-business travel trade show yet...

    5 Mar 2020

    Emirates launches new campaign with original anthem for Africa

    Emirates has launched a new pan-African brand advertising campaign that celebrates the talented 'pioneers' who are rewriting the narrative of Africa and presents an original anthem for Africa...

    10 Apr 2019

    #VisaFreeAfrica: 55 Voices for Africa writing competition launched for youth

    Youth from across the African continent are invited to share stories about the challenges they have faced with intra-continent travel...

    14 Mar 2019

    Africa's Travel Indaba to be rescheduled

    SA Tourism has announced that the 2019 Africa's Travel Indaba will be rescheduled, after the president confirmed 8 May as the date of the country's general election...

    8 Feb 2019

    #WTMA18: Six trends driving growth and change in African tourism

    Each region is different and coping with different tensions. Mature economies have been struggling to maintain positive growth, and emerging markets have had their own challenges to deal with...

    By Cari Coetzee 3 May 2018

    VR and digital video storytelling as top marketing tools for 2018

    Creative director and virtual reality expert Brendan Stein of Soapbox Films video production company explains how to make B2B video pop and why you need to get to the 'why' fast in your VR and video marketing, or else...

    By Leigh Andrews 19 Apr 2018

    Marketing Virgin Atlantic: Challenging the status quo with flair, passion and love

    "I love that we, at Virgin Atlantic, are always taking calculated risks - we're always pushing the boundaries, but with the customer's best interests always in mind."

    By Cari Coetzee 5 Apr 2018

    Facebook launches Trip Consideration tool

    Facebook recently rolled out a new ad-optimisation programme called Trip Consideration. The new tool is only applicable to travel-related companies and offers an opportunity to turn travel intention into conversion...

    14 Mar 2018

    Film tourism profitable to cultural, creative economy

    With film contributing R5.4bn to the GDP and providing 25,000 full-time equivalent jobs, film tourism can become a lucrative part of the creative industries and can play an important role in advancing other creative sectors.

    12 Mar 2018

    Emirates goes behind the scenes for International Women's Day

    The video shows Emirates' female employees carrying out all key activities for the operation of flight EK 225 from Dubai to San Francisco. A team of over 75 women from more than 25 nationalities worked on the flight...

    9 Mar 2018

    Carlson Rezidor rebrands to leverage international brand equity of the Radisson name

    "The creation of the Radisson Hotel Group is an evolution of our long-term partnership with the Rezidor Hotel Group. Together, we are clarifying and executing a new brand architecture to create more value for our guests and owners."

    6 Mar 2018

    New app a digital gateway to Abu Dhabi heritage

    The Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi is set to launch a 'one-stop' digital information platform initiave on cultural experiences in the emirate of Abu Dhabi on 27 February 2018...

    14 Feb 2018

    What travel marketers need to know about Facebook's News Feed change

    In your dual role as travel marketer and Facebook consumer, the news that Facebook is going to 'clean-up' your News Feed will likely be met with a mix of joy and despair...

    By Natalia Rosa 16 Jan 2018

    #MeTourism: The hidden costs of selfie tourism

    Research shows that it is not age, but the dark triad of personality traits - narcissism, Machiavellianism and psychopathy that push people to pursue selfie glory regardless of the result...

    By Marianna Sigala 5 Jan 2018

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