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#AfricaMonth: Africa's top leisure destinations for business travellers
#AfricaMonth: Africa's top leisure destinations for business travellersArticle

Intra-Africa travel should be a priority for every South African...

Jenna Berndt 21 May 2019

South African OCJ implements digital justice system
South African OCJ implements digital justice systemArticle

South Africa is implementing paperless digital courtrooms across the country after selecting CaseLines, which will allow judges and lawyers to work in a secure online environment...

14 May 2019

#Indaba2019: Indaba unveils giant mural
#Indaba2019: Indaba unveils giant muralArticle

The giant mural, which was unveiled by the South African Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, was created by four artists and represents Durban as well as broader South African society.

Danette Breitenbach 6 May 2019

#Indaba2019: Tourism key to Africa's growth
#Indaba2019: Tourism key to Africa's growthArticle

In 2018, 67 million international tourists visited Africa, a growth of 7% - more than the global average of 6% - and 8.5% of Africa's GDP, supporting 24 million jobs, and/ or 6.7% of all jobs on the continent...

Danette Breitenbach 6 May 2019

Getaway names Victoria Falls one of Africa's best holiday destinations
Getaway names Victoria Falls one of Africa's best holiday destinationsArticle

South Africa travel magazine, Getaway has named Victoria Falls, Great Zimbabwe and Mana Pools National Park among Africa's 30 Best Holidays in its April 2019 edition. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, took first place in Getaway's Best Natural Wonders category, while Great Zimbabwe took second place...

2 May 2019

#WTMA19: How tourism became an economic saving grace in sub-Saharan Africa
#WTMA19: How tourism became an economic saving grace in sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

A growing number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa have started looking to tourism as a viable option for revenue generation...

Maroefah Smith 17 Apr 2019

Indaba 2019 teams up with local street artists in Durban
Indaba 2019 teams up with local street artists in DurbanArticle

South African Tourism has partnered with three acclaimed Durban artists to paint a 22-metre wall mural inside the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre that will be unveiled during Africa's Travel Indaba taking place from 2-4 May 2019...

16 Apr 2019

Durban named host city for 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership and Awards
Durban named host city for 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership and AwardsArticle

Durban KwaZulu-Natal Convention Bureau has been announced as the host of this year's Africa Tourism Leadership Forum and Awards, from 29 to 30 August 2019...

16 Apr 2019

#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on what travel influencers are getting right and wrong
#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on what travel influencers are getting right and wrongArticle

According to iambassador founder and CEO Keith Jenkins, marketing influencers in the travel industry are either executing their content mind-blowingly well or mind-bogglingly bad...

Maroefah Smith 12 Apr 2019

#WTMA19: Day two travel trade business highlights
#WTMA19: Day two travel trade business highlightsArticle

Today marks the third and final day of WTM Africa 2019 - Highlights to look forward to include the opening of Travel Forward in partnership with E-Tourism Africa Seminar (eTAS) and day two of the Business Case for Responsible Tourism Conference.

11 Apr 2019

Gondwana Game Reserve launches new fynbos conservation experience
Gondwana Game Reserve launches new fynbos conservation experienceArticle

Gondwana Game Reserve on the Garden Route will launch a Fynbos Conservation Experience this month, which includes a guided nature walk lead by their resident botanist...

11 Apr 2019

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New travel show for Vox AfricaArticle

Vox Africa has launched a new travel show hosted by UK comedian Eddie Kadi...

27 Mar 2019

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Budget travelling is not just good for your pocket, but for the environment tooArticle

While it is a fun, educative venture, travelling can also be costly. You want to see the world and visit your favourite tourist sites but you're low on funds, so what's the best way to go about it?

Martin Tvede Larsen 20 Mar 2019

Africa's Travel Indaba 2019 introduces first-ever Green Stand Awards
Africa's Travel Indaba 2019 introduces first-ever Green Stand AwardsArticle

The introduction of the first ever Green Stand Awards at Africa's at this year's Africa Travel Indaba ties into South African Tourism's promotion of responsible tourism...

19 Mar 2019

Mauritius selected to host World Travel Awards Africa, Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony
Mauritius selected to host World Travel Awards Africa, Indian Ocean Gala CeremonyArticle

Voting for the WTA Africa and Indian Ocean regions is open and concludes on 21 April 2019...

13 Mar 2019

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How an innovation hub could boost Africa's travel tradeArticle

Deeper collaboration is needed to drive the development and delivery of cutting-edge technology across the continent' travel and tourism industry.

13 Mar 2019

#WTMA19: Travel Forward Summit to boost digital travel market
#WTMA19: Travel Forward Summit to boost digital travel marketArticle

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

Futureproofing your travel for 2019
Futureproofing your travel for 2019Article

When the Finance Minister chooses an Aloe Ferox - that bitter, hardy and spiky indigenous species best known for its resilience in extreme climates - as a metaphor for the country's budget, you know you're in for a rather prickly year...

Andrew Stark 11 Mar 2019

New online UK visa application service now available in Kenya
New online UK visa application service now available in KenyaArticle

The new online service has been designed based on customer feedback and replaces the Visa4UK website...

27 Feb 2019

Travel blogger Meruschka Govender, aka MzansiGirl has passed away
Travel blogger Meruschka Govender, aka MzansiGirl has passed awayArticle

Meruschka Govender, aka MzansiGirl, has passed away at the age of 38...

17 Jan 2019

Africa's travel and tourism top 2018 highlights
Africa's travel and tourism top 2018 highlightsArticle

Africa's travel and tourism industry continued to record impressive growth in the past year. The continent hit a 63 million high in international tourist arrivals in 2017, as compared to 58 million in 2016...

Josephine Wawira 11 Jan 2019

Ethiopian Airlines now fully on-board with mobile self-check-in initiative
Ethiopian Airlines now fully on-board with mobile self-check-in initiativeArticle

Ethiopian Airlines has announced the full implementation of the International Air Transport Association's Self Check-in Initiative, which enables its customers to check-in using their mobile device, avoiding queues at the airport...

9 Jan 2019

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Trends developing in Africa travelArticle

Tourism is an organic industry, growing and changing as the needs and wants of travellers shift, and service providers adapt their offerings to meet these requirements...

Kerry Hayes 8 Jan 2019

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African Union to reveal details on issuance of African passportArticle

Moussa Faki Mahamat, African Union Commission chairperson has revealed that the AU will present specific details on the production and issuance of the African passport in February 2019, which will aid the free movement of Africans across the continent...

8 Jan 2019

#BizTrends 2019: What is the key to a successful tourism sector in Africa?
#BizTrends 2019: What is the key to a successful tourism sector in Africa?Article

The quick answer is sustainability, that is both environmental and economic sustainability...

Tim Smith 21 Dec 2018

2019 family travel forecast: Millennial travel is about to change
2019 family travel forecast: Millennial travel is about to changeArticle

Family travel is set to grow by 25% in 2022, from 300-million trips recorded in 2017 to an estimated 376-million over the next four years, according to research by data and insight agency GlobalData...

Chelsey Hale 7 Dec 2018

#EntrepreneurMonth: Could your growing business use a travel management company?
#EntrepreneurMonth: Could your growing business use a travel management company?Article

As an entrepreneur or business owner, you know better than anyone that every penny counts. Spending money to outsource your travel planning is therefore likely to be at the bottom of your list of priorities...

Dorine Reinstein 28 Nov 2018

Positive growth for SA tourism despite economic barriers
Positive growth for SA tourism despite economic barriersArticle

During September 2018, South Africa experienced an upsurge in both domestic and regional tourism, with trips in and around the country experiencing an increase of 8.5% when compared to the same period of last year...

23 Nov 2018

Rugby Sevens series boosts tourism in Africa
Rugby Sevens series boosts tourism in AfricaArticle

The Rugby Sevens in Southern and East Africa has gained momentum over recent years; drawing in more and more spectators from the international community...

9 Oct 2018

World Travel Awards Africa and Indian Ocean announce winners for 2018
World Travel Awards Africa and Indian Ocean announce winners for 2018Article

Winners of the World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa and Indian Ocean 2018 winners have been announced at a gala ceremony at the Durban International Convention Centre...

8 Oct 2018

Emirates wins Middle East & Africa Airline of the Year
Emirates wins Middle East & Africa Airline of the YearArticle

Emirates has won the Aviation 100 Middle East & Africa Airline of the Year, awarded by Airline Economics magazine...

5 Oct 2018

Africa's travel growth exceeds expectations
Africa's travel growth exceeds expectationsArticle

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in the first four months of 2018, compared to the same period last year, not only continuing the strong 2017 trend, but exceeding UNWTO's forecast for 2018...

Enver Duminy 5 Oct 2018

Joburg Tourism launches information portal for business, leisure travellers
Joburg Tourism launches information portal for business, leisure travellersArticle

Joburg has a new online presence following the recent launch of Visit.Joburg by Joburg Tourism...

2 Oct 2018

Sanlam Top Destination Awards announces 2018 winners
Sanlam Top Destination Awards announces 2018 winnersArticle

The Sanlam Top Destination awards ceremony 34 accommodation establishments walk away with the winning title of top destination...

21 Sep 2018

Transforming the tourism industry into a women's world
Transforming the tourism industry into a women's worldArticle

There might be significant representation of women in the tourism industry as a whole, but it is clear that this is not being seen at top levels. Women continue to struggle to reach senior management in corporate tourism...

Velma Corcoran 20 Sep 2018

SA travellers' top 10 fastest growing destinations
SA travellers' top 10 fastest growing destinationsArticle

According to analysis conducted by Travelport, the countries that have seen the greatest growth in flight bookings from travellers in South Africa in the last 12 months are Mauritius, Thailand and Zimbabwe...

20 Sep 2018

Africa Travel Summit looks at tourism and technology
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The 2018 Africa Travel Summit was recently held at Guga S'thebe in Langa, Cape Town. Organised by Airbnb, the summit looked at how tourism and technology can enable economic empowerment all across the African continent.

19 Sep 2018

#TourismMonth: Surge of the digital travel consumer
#TourismMonth: Surge of the digital travel consumerArticle

Digitalisation is increasingly seen to empower travel consumers especially those seeking diversification and personalisation for a remarkable experience...

Josephine Wawira 18 Sep 2018

AccorHotels' MyChicAfrica platform a gateway to Africa lifestyle, travel
AccorHotels' MyChicAfrica platform a gateway to Africa lifestyle, travelArticle

AccorHotels' MyChicAfrica travel media platform aims to make the continent more accessible and open for not only international travellers, but for Africans and the diaspora to rediscover and celebrate fashion, art, dining, modernity, design and adventure...

13 Sep 2018

WTM Africa launches dedicated hosted buyer programme for international exhibitors
WTM Africa launches dedicated hosted buyer programme for international exhibitorsArticle

"This programme will ensure that out outbound international exhibitors can arrange appointments with potential hosted buyers in advance that are actively selling travel, accommodation and experiences to the African market."

12 Sep 2018

3 tips to ensure ecotourism sustainability, economic growth
3 tips to ensure ecotourism sustainability, economic growthArticle

"Essentially, ecotourism should unite conservation, communities and sustainable travel. The greatest opportunity for South Africa is capitalising on ecotourism to ensure that the people living in the areas being visited are benefiting from the economic growth."

11 Sep 2018

Insight into local travel and why South Africans love it
Insight into local travel and why South Africans love itArticle

Supporting its goal to assist digital brands to grow efficiently, DCMN South Africa recently conducted a survey into the travelling habits of South Africans...

30 Aug 2018

Airbnb's Africa Travel Summit to boost community-led tourism
Airbnb's Africa Travel Summit to boost community-led tourismArticle

The Summit will explore how technology and tourism can support greater economic and social empowerment through home sharing and the promotion of people-to-people tourism...

23 Aug 2018

International spotlight on fair and inclusive tourism shines on Cape Town
International spotlight on fair and inclusive tourism shines on Cape TownArticle

As part of Cape Town Tourism, CEO Enver Duminy has been asked to participate in the UNWTO Global Summit in Seoul, Korea in September 2018. He's been tasked with sharing on the topic of fair and inclusive tourism. Here are the points he'll be addressing, based on his own initiatives and goals...

Enver Duminy 16 Aug 2018

PwC ranks Cape Town as number 1 city of opportunity in Africa
PwC ranks Cape Town as number 1 city of opportunity in AfricaArticle

"Cape Town is a city with strong fundamentals, aspiring talent and a palpable excitement, set against a backdrop of inequality, which is borne out of the country's past but which will play a role in the city's future."

13 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Lee-Ann Morgan embraces her deep love for all things travel
#WomensMonth: Lee-Ann Morgan embraces her deep love for all things travelArticle

In celebration of #WomensMonth, we chat to Lee-Ann Morgan, customer growth marketing manager at Club Med Southern Africa about what it means to be a woman in the tourism industry, the challenges she's faced and how important it is to own who you are.

Robin Fredericks 13 Aug 2018

The benefits of tourism in growing Africa's economy
The benefits of tourism in growing Africa's economyArticle

Tourism has become important to the growth of any economy, which is why so many countries are now reviewing and developing their tourism policies...

Robin Fredericks 13 Aug 2018

Don't get bogged down with airline baggage rules
Don't get bogged down with airline baggage rulesArticle

Benediction Zubane, head of department: marketing at Mango Airlines says things could very quickly turn pear-shaped if you haven't paid attention to airline baggage regulations...

Benediction Zubane 2 Aug 2018

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