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AAVEA launches boosting attractions, visitor experiences in Africa

Earlier this month, the African Association of Visitor Experiences and Attractions (AAVEA) celebrated its inception with a digital media launch, with the aim to unify and elevate the attractions sector...

15 Mar 2019

Table Mountain Cableway extends its student special

The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway has extended its student special. It will now be available to all student card-holding students seven days a week - the discounted tickets cost R150 return and R80 one-way...

15 Mar 2019

Knysna Oyster Festival 2019 celebrates 34th anniversary with new look

The 2019 Knysna Oyster Festival has introduced a new logo, which celebrates the key protagonist of the festival - the oyster...

15 Mar 2019

Despite economic challenges, Cape Town can still turn risk into opportunity

Set against the backdrop of the economic forecast for the upcoming year, Wesgro's heads' of department briefly outlined their plans to boost the local economy and facilitate job creation through tourism, trade, investment and film...

14 Mar 2019

#WTMA19: Travel Forward Summit to boost digital travel market

Travel technology assumes a prominent role at this year's WTM Africa with a dedicated one-day event - the Travel Forward conference in partnership with e-Tourism Africa Summit on Friday, 12 April...

13 Mar 2019

Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations

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...

By Enver Duminy 12 Mar 2019

The award-winning 'Favourite Luggage Brand' 2018

Samsonite has been named "Favourite Luggage Brand" by TripAdvisor's worldwide community at the 2018 annual Travellers' Choice Awards...

Issued by Samsonite 8 Mar 2019

Lufthansa expands its tourist-oriented long-haul portfolio in Frankfurt, Munich

Lufthansa Group will be expanding its tourist-oriented long-haul portfolio at its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich with Eurowings. For Frankfurt Airport, this means that Eurowings will be taking off from the metropolis on the main river...

8 Mar 2019

SA Wine Steward Programme boosts tourism opportunities for unemployed youth

The objective of the three-year programme, which comprises of 30% theory and 70% practical training, is to upskill unemployed youth and ensure that they are employable within the hospitality and wine industry...

6 Mar 2019

Lion's Head visitors urged to stay clear of demarcated areas

SANParks has requested that public visiting the Table Mountain National Park adhere to signage informing them of areas not open on parts of Lion Head. These sections, which include newly installed staples and chains are still being assessed...

6 Mar 2019

SA Tourism to bolster trade at ITB Berlin 2019

Part of the South African delegation led by Sisa Ntshona, South African Tourism CEO, will be a bouquet of 50 tourism products and services including small tourism businesses and emerging entrepreneurs from across nine of South Africa's provinces...

6 Mar 2019

New survey raises concerns about elephant poaching in Botswana

Botswana has an elephant poaching problem. The numbers far exceed previous years according to a new survey...

By Ross Harvey 4 Mar 2019

4 tourism trends to look out for in 2019

Despite the prevailing tough economic environment, the tourism industry in South Africa continues to provide a glimmer of hope, as one of the sectors that will continue to boost growth and job creation this year...

28 Feb 2019

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