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Registration open for International Tourism Film Festival-Africa 2019

The International Tourism Film Festival-Africa will be hosting its first-ever film festival in South Africa, which is set to take place in Cape Town and Northern Cape from the 20-24 November 2019...

3 Jul 2019

Botswana bans the use of foreign currency

Botswana citizens and travellers intending to visit Botswana have been informed that from 1 August 2019 BURS (Botswana Unified Revenue Service) will no longer accept any foreign currencies as a means of payment.

3 Jul 2019

BON Hotels expands Namibian footprint

Bon Hotels to take over hotels in Rundu and Walvis Bay, in addition to its Swakopmund hotel...

3 Jul 2019

Mercer Survey: Cape Town, Joburg ranked least expensive cities in Africa

The survey includes over 500 cities throughout the world; this year's ranking includes 209 cities across five continents and measures the comparative cost of more than 200 items in each location...

1 Jul 2019

Emirates commits to reducing single-use plastic

All plastic straws, plastic swizzle sticks and stirrers will be replaced with eco-friendly alternatives by the end of the year...

1 Jul 2019

Meetings Africa 2020 exhibitor registration now open

The South Africa National Convention Bureau invites exhibitors to register for the 15th edition of the business events trade show...

28 Jun 2019

To protect us all, babies travelling overseas may need the measles shot at 6 months instead of 12

Babies are normally vaccinated against measles at 12 months old. But doctors are now suggesting having the shot as early as six months might be worthwhile for youngsters traveling overseas.

By Nicholas Wood, Alexis Pillsbury and Jean Li-Kim-Moy 28 Jun 2019

#YouthMonth: 4 African travel adventures for all generations

It doesn't matter your age; we all love a good travel adventure. This #YouthMonth, we seek out incredible experiences to have in Africa that are perfect not only for Generation Z and millennials but all ages...

By Jenna Berndt 27 Jun 2019

#BizTourismReport: Africa's tourism market for June 2019

The first article provided an overview of tourism in Africa with this article focusing on Botswana...

By Martin Jansen van Vuuren 27 Jun 2019

Africa hotel growth expected to remain positive despite economic uncertainty

Opportunities aplenty for business tourism in Africa according to PwC's ninth edition of the Hotels Outlook: 2019-2023, which includes information about hotel accommodation in South Africa, Nigeria, Mauritius, Kenya and Tanzania...

27 Jun 2019

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