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.

1 day 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 2 days 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.

3 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 3 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 19 Feb 2019

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. A full 705 years after the Scottish forces of Robert the Bruce put paid to Edward II's English invaders, visitors to this centre put on 3D glasses and walk into a digital recreation of 1314 and the run up to the battle. They encounter everything from archers practising their shots to Robert the Bruce slaying the English knight Sir Henry de Bohun.

19 Feb 2019

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. The restaurant also received the Off-Map Destination Award.

19 Feb 2019

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.

19 Feb 2019

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

City Lodge Hotels Limited - Interim results for six months to 31 December 2018
City Lodge Hotels Limited - Interim results for six months to 31 December 2018

  • Average group occupancies 58%
  • Return on equity 17%
  • Normalised diluted headline EPS -6%
  • New Courtyard Hotel for Waterfall City - African expansion advanced in Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 18 Feb 2019

SAA and Nedbank launch world first with the SAA Voyager Cheque Card
SAA and Nedbank launch world first with the SAA Voyager Cheque Card

South African Airways (SAA) Voyager and Nedbank have launched a first in the world - a cheque card which guarantees users to earn air miles per transactional swipe. The SAA Voyager Cheque Card launch, which took place at SA Technical premises, was co-hosted by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SAA Vuyani Jarana and CEO of Nedbank, Mike Brown. According to both, the card represents a significant shift in the way in which air miles are earned. Traditionally, airline reward programmes have always offered co-branded credit cards to customers to allow them to earn air miles based on their credit spend.

Issued by South African Airways 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. The challenge is now to put his encouraging words into action, and to flesh out his broad goals with meaningful investment.

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