Bongiwe Pityi-Vokwana, general manager of the airport
OR Tambo is African Airport of the Year for the 4th time

OR Tambo International Airport was named African Airport of the Year for the fourth time at the Air Cargo Africa conference and exhibition...

9 hours ago

Will 2019 really be the year of the vegan?
Will 2019 really be the year of the vegan?

The Economist recently declared 2019 'The Year of the Vegan'. There can no longer be any doubt that veganism, and the embracing of a greater plant-based diet, is going mainstream...

By Tammy Fry 1 day ago

Rovos Rail launches 15-day east, west expedition
Rovos Rail launches 15-day east, west expedition

Luxury train operator, Rovos Rail is introducing a 15-day expedition through Tanzania, Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola in July...

1 day ago

Photo: AWOL Tours
Building sustainable tourism in developing countries

Tourism practitioners met for a two-day workshop in Durban recently to share best practices and methodologies that have the potential to shape the future of sustainable tourism economies in developing countries...

1 day ago

How many tourists can Seychelles accommodate?
How many tourists can Seychelles accommodate?

Seychelles will conduct a feasibility study later on this year ahead of 2020 deadline on the moratorium for building large hotels on the archipelago...

2 days ago

Gibson's fat-free apple, lime and mixed berries shake; Rolls Royce 'the ultimate' burger; and Red Velvet Neopolitan Freek shake.
Instagrammers, don't miss the slurp-worthy shakes and picture-perfect burgers at Gibson's

Seated at one of the best tables an Instagrammer could ask for at the V&A Waterfront, with a view over both the harbour and across the Cape Wheel to the lightly-clouded Table Mountain, Gibson's Gourmet Burgers and Ribs is an Instagrammer's dream location...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Emirates adds 4 weekly flights to Porto
Emirates adds 4 weekly flights to Porto

Emirates is introducing a four times weekly service between Portugal's second largest city, Porto, and Dubai, from 2 July 2019...

2 days ago

Naughty and nice treat trends
Naughty and nice treat trends

Sometimes we all need a little "me time", a small treat to look forward to at the end of a long day or a hard week, or (what is set to be) a gruelling year...

By Bronwyn Williams 3 days ago

Bannockburn’s Battle Room. Bright White
Tourist attractions are being transformed by immersive experiences - some lessons from Scotland

The Battle of Bannockburn is fought indoors on a daily basis. At least, it is in Stirling in central Scotland in 2019 at the visitor centre dedicated to the battle.

3 days ago

Wolfgat crowned Best Restaurant of the Year at World Restaurant Awards
Wolfgat crowned Best Restaurant of the Year at World Restaurant Awards

#NEWSWATCH: Paternoster-based restaurant Wolfgat was named The Best Restaurant of the Year at the inaugural World Restaurant Awards, which was held in Paris on 18 February 2019...

3 days ago

SA Express to resume Mthatha route
SA Express to resume Mthatha route

SA Express is scheduled to resume its Johannesburg to Mthatha flight operations from Thursday onwards...

3 days ago

SAA settles Comair dispute
SAA settles Comair dispute

South African Airways (SAA) has reached a settlement with Comair following a protracted legal battle, saying it paves the way for the airline to reach financial sustainability...

18 Feb 2019

Ambitious plans for boosting tourism
Ambitious plans for boosting tourism

President Cyril Ramaphosa acknowledged the importance of tourism to our economy in his State of the Nation Address. He also set an ambitious target of raising tourism numbers to 21-million per annum by 2030...

By Christelle Grohmann & Lee-Anne Bac 18 Feb 2019

Negotiating the gap between aesthetics and profit
Negotiating the gap between aesthetics and profit

Grant Gillis considers himself a hostage negotiator. A odd title for an interior designer to choose, but as he explains he is the linchpin between all the parties involved in a project...

18 Feb 2019

Tourvest acquires Travelex's South African assets
Tourvest acquires Travelex's South African assets

The financial services division of integrated tourism group Tourvest has acquired the South African assets of global forex provider, Travelex...

15 Feb 2019

Executive Chef Hanroe Erasmus
The Palace's rooftop garden boasts rare veggies

Given the glitz and extravagance of Sun City, the rooftop of The Palace hotel is an unlikely place of a veggie garden, but that's exactly what it is...

15 Feb 2019

Airbus A330-900 in Emirates livery
Emirates reduces A380 order, major blow to Airbus

Airbus has taken a knock with the announcement by Emirates Airline that it will reduce its A380 orderbook from 162 to 123 aircraft...

14 Feb 2019

Mike Brown, Nedbank CEO and Vuyani Jarana, CEO: SAA
Nedbank, SAA expand Voyager Mile programme to cheque cards

Nedbank customers can now earn South African Airways (SAA) with every swipe of their cheque card...

14 Feb 2019

Photo: Travel Indaba
Africa's Travel Indaba 2019 dates brought forward

The 2019 Africa's Travel Indaba will take place from 2-4 May 2019 at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban...

13 Feb 2019

Photo: Joburg.co.za
Vilakazi Street to be the blueprint for township tourism

The Department of Tourism's Director-General (DG) Victor Tharage, led a senior multi-departmental government delegation to meet with tourism stakeholders around the Vilakazi Precinct...

13 Feb 2019

Winners of the women in food FOOD XX Awards announced
Winners of the women in food FOOD XX Awards announced

In celebration of women in food, Studio H and Eat Out held the very first FOOD XX Symposium and Awards on 12 February 2019...

13 Feb 2019

First phase of R4.5bn OR Tambo mixed-use precinct development unveiled
First phase of R4.5bn OR Tambo mixed-use precinct development unveiled

OR Tambo International Airport has unveiled the first phase of a multi-billion-rand development plan for its Western Precinct...

13 Feb 2019

Radisson Hotel Group expands Africa portfolio with 16 new hotels
Radisson Hotel Group expands Africa portfolio with 16 new hotels

The Radisson Hotel Group has signed 16 new hotel deals across Africa, with 96 hotels and 20,000 rooms in operation and under development across 31 countries.

12 Feb 2019

Tourism SMMEs and students cross pollinate skills
Tourism SMMEs and students cross pollinate skills

A partnership between Cape Town Tourism and the Tourism and Events Management Department at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) aims at cross-pollinating skills development between SMMEs and students...

12 Feb 2019

How to jazz up your conference in 4 easy steps
How to jazz up your conference in 4 easy steps

There are certain expectations when it comes to conferences. Mostly involving over-air conditioned darkened rooms, rows of chairs, and soggy sandwiches...

11 Feb 2019

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa promises to deliver on e-visas

In his State of the Nation Address (Sona), President Cyril Ramaphosa said a world-class e-visa regime was a high priority...

11 Feb 2019

Turkish Airlines teams up with Lego again
Turkish Airlines teams up with Lego again

Turkish Airlines has teamed up with the Lego Movie team to create a new safety video featuring no less than 20-million of the toy bricks...

8 Feb 2019

Photo: Africa's Travel Indaba
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

Go off the beaten track, explore a city of wonder with Walk Japan
Go off the beaten track, explore a city of wonder with Walk Japan

Walk Japan's CEO Paul Christie lets us in on what the plans are for the South African market and what the overall response from travellers have been...

By Robin Fredericks 7 Feb 2019

Show more