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Partnership to deliver funding solutions to restaurants
Partnership to deliver funding solutions to restaurantsArticle

The pre-approved, turnover based funding is now available to Mr D Food restaurant partners and can be used for whatever the restaurant needs to run and possibly scale their business...

2 days ago

Fedhasa urges insurers to 'do the right thing' as the hospitality industry continues to bleed
Fedhasa urges insurers to 'do the right thing' as the hospitality industry continues to bleedArticle

Fedhasa has condemned Santam's decision to appeal the decision by the Western Cape High Court requiring the insurer to pay full Business Interruption losses to the plaintiff, Ma-Afrika Hotels...

2 days ago

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Radisson to debut 10th hotel in NigeriaArticle

The new addition further strengthens the group's presence in one of its key African markets, bringing its Nigerian portfolio to 10 hotels in operation and under development...

20 Nov 2020

How to plan successful e-conferences during and after the Covid-19 pandemic
How to plan successful e-conferences during and after the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

Academics and others concerned with benefitting from peer professional collaboration can use Covid-19 disruptions as an opportunity to improve conferences through smart design...

Caleb Wellum, Anne Pasek and Emily Roehl 18 Nov 2020

Business travel in 2021 - is it possible to plan ahead?
Business travel in 2021 - is it possible to plan ahead?Article

'Challenging', 'uncertain', 'difficult', 'quiet', 'non-existent'; these are just some of the words used by travel procurement managers to describe the travel industry following the Covid-19 outbreak...

17 Nov 2020

The reinvention of travel in 2020
The reinvention of travel in 2020Article

Travelling the world has become more complex than ever before, the past few months have been nothing short of extraordinary. The pandemic has had a profound impact on the tourism sector and our shores are no different...

Buyi Mafoko 11 Nov 2020

Visit Stellenbosch launches new brand and logo
Visit Stellenbosch launches new brand and logoArticle

The new Stellenbosch brand identity captures the town's warmth and generosity, providing a fresh vibrant palette and visual elements that reflect our youthful charm...

5 Nov 2020

Survival of the wisest - embracing wisdom under pressure
Survival of the wisest - embracing wisdom under pressureArticle

While it would be unfair to say that the hospitality and tourism sectors were hardest hit when the struggle has been global, this year has certainly forced us to face up to inevitable questions around our future survival prospects...

Ramsay Rankoussi 4 Nov 2020

Radisson debuts fourth brand in SA
Radisson debuts fourth brand in SAArticle

Radisson Hotel Group debuts its fourth brand in South Africa with the opening of Radisson Hotel & Convention Centre, Johannesburg, O.R. Tambo

3 Nov 2020

Comair reaches two major milestones in its business rescue process
Comair reaches two major milestones in its business rescue processArticle

Comair's business rescue process has navigated past two important milestones this week as the investors secured the required credit approval from various lenders of debt funding, as well as approval from various regulators necessary for their investment in Comair to proceed.

2 Nov 2020

Sun International's The Table Bay is officially reopened for business
Sun International's The Table Bay is officially reopened for businessArticle

Following seven long months of lockdown, Sun International's five-star Table Bay Hotel will once again throw open its doors to guests as of today, 30 October, making it the final hotel in the group to reopen...

Robin Fredericks 30 Oct 2020

Wesgro, Satsa partner to showcase that the Western Cape is travel ready
Wesgro, Satsa partner to showcase that the Western Cape is travel readyArticle

Satsa and Wesgro, the Western Cape Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, recently joined forces to coordinate the Overberg and Garden Route Mega Fam which took place from 20-25 October...

29 Oct 2020

How tech can boost hospitality in 2021 and beyond
How tech can boost hospitality in 2021 and beyondArticle

Covid-19 has not only had a significant impact on public health, but it has also severely affected one of the linchpins of the global economy - the tourism industry. Here's how technology and innovation can improve accommodation pressure points to help prepare for the next normal...

22 Oct 2020

Radisson launches new brand, signs 10 hotels across EMEA region
Radisson launches new brand, signs 10 hotels across EMEA regionArticle

A number of hotels have already joined Radisson Individuals in the UK and Asia with additional properties in discussions in Italy, Germany, Russia and beyond...

21 Oct 2020

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Emirates expands its reach into Southern AfricaArticle

Emirates and Airlink have announced an interline agreement, widening Emirates' reach into Southern Africa as countries begin opening their borders for travellers...

20 Oct 2020

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Seychelles reopens to several African countriesArticle

The authorities in Seychelles have given permission for travellers from South Africa to enter Seychelles as of Monday, 19 October 2020...

19 Oct 2020

How to make smart savings on your business travel
How to make smart savings on your business travelArticle

"Despite the light at the end of the tunnel, the majority of local businesses, especially smaller establishments, will be looking at different strategies for tightening the purse strings and being more mindful about budgets."

13 Oct 2020

Satellite technology gives SA tourism an opportunity to level the digital divide
Satellite technology gives SA tourism an opportunity to level the digital divideArticle

Satellite internet technology presents a just-in-time opportunity for South Africa's remote, power and income-challenged tourist businesses to remain visible, operational - and ultimately solvent...

13 Oct 2020

Covid-19 lessons for SA's restaurant industry
Covid-19 lessons for SA's restaurant industryArticle

While many sectors have found reprieve in the easing of the national lockdown to alert level 1, which includes the reopening of borders to tourists, the South African restaurant industry is experiencing a slow recovery...

Rene Botha 13 Oct 2020

Sars red tape jeopardises recovery of tourism SMMEs
Sars red tape jeopardises recovery of tourism SMMEsArticle

South Africa's tourism SMMEs face another hurdle in their battle for survival as Sars seeks to charge them VAT on fees made for international travel arrangements - something which is VAT-exempt by law...

12 Oct 2020

6 essential SEO tips for tourism businesses
6 essential SEO tips for tourism businessesArticle

One place where travel and tourism businesses can help their business to be more visible online is from search engine optimisation. Here are some helpful tips on how you can move your website to one of the top spots on Google and other popular search engines result pages.

Selina Bieber 12 Oct 2020

Research points to low risk for Covid-19 transmission inflight
Research points to low risk for Covid-19 transmission inflightArticle

"The risk of a passenger contracting Covid-19 while onboard appears very low. With only 44 identified potential cases of flight-related transmission among 1.2 billion travellers..."

9 Oct 2020

Young chefs invited to showcase their plant-based culinary skills
Young chefs invited to showcase their plant-based culinary skillsArticle

The South African Chefs Association and The Festive Vegan & Plant Powered Show are looking for the country's most talented young chefs and home cooks to take part in an upcoming culinary competition...

7 Oct 2020

Transforming the VR experience in hospitality
Transforming the VR experience in hospitalityArticle

Singapore-based, VResorts has launched a virtual reality booking platform, which enables travellers to choose their destinations and purchase their vacations from within the virtual reality space...

7 Oct 2020

Update on partial re-opening of borders
Update on partial re-opening of bordersArticle

Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has convened an inclusive meeting involving senior immigration officials and ports of entry managers to address challenges arising from the implementation of regulations pertaining to travel into the country...

6 Oct 2020

Charting a course beyond the pandemic for the East African property industry
Charting a course beyond the pandemic for the East African property industryArticle

East Africa has long been a challenging region for property developers to operate in, and not as buoyant as other markets...

Matthew Renshaw 6 Oct 2020

Your guide for travel to SA amid Covid-19
Your guide for travel to SA amid Covid-19Article

A polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test certificate not older than 72 hours and travel insurance are just some of the requirements for travellers to South Africa upon arrival on the country's shores.

5 Oct 2020

Inspiring digital customer journeys for the travel industry
Inspiring digital customer journeys for the travel industryArticle

Now that both international and interprovincial leisure travel is once again permitted under lockdown level 1, most South African travel and tourism businesses have restarted their marketing campaigns...

Selina Bieber 28 Sep 2020

Five ways to make your holidays more sustainable
Five ways to make your holidays more sustainableArticle

Here's how to travel with purpose and be a more responsible tourist...

Brendan Paddison and Karla Boluk 18 Sep 2020

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ACSA welcomes reopening of international bordersArticle

"Our three international airports, O.R Tambo, King Shaka and Cape Town, are ready to facilitate cross-border travel and will continue to adhere to the measures and protocols that have been in place for domestic travel over the past few months."

17 Sep 2020

International travel makes a return under alert level 1
International travel makes a return under alert level 1Article

South Africa will reopen its international borders on 1 October 2020...

17 Sep 2020

Rebounding from Covid-9: Understanding humans in uncertainty
Rebounding from Covid-9: Understanding humans in uncertaintyArticle

Simply put, there are realities around the return to travel that we will need to attend to. And to approach the new normal, founder and managing editor of Luxury Travel Editors, Dean McCoubreyo has proposed 'The new five Ps of travel marketing for premium brands.'

14 Sep 2020

#TourismMonth: Free access to CapeNature reserves in September
#TourismMonth: Free access to CapeNature reserves in SeptemberArticle

Western Cape Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning MEC Anton Bredell has encouraged locals and visitors to the province to make use of the opportunity to explore the unique heritage that belongs to all...

14 Sep 2020

TBCSA appeals to government to reopen international boarders safely
TBCSA appeals to government to reopen international boarders safelyArticle

As a top export earner and high employment creator for low to semi-skilled workers, tourism has the best potential to reignite South Africa's economy quickly. International tourism can reopen safely, but it requires an enabling environment, which includes the reopening of international borders, an improved visa regime, air access and better safety for tourists...

9 Sep 2020

Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenship
Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenshipArticle

Smaller countries have been competing for tourists for years. New remote work visas suggest they are now competing for citizens...

Dave Cook 7 Sep 2020

Using digital marketing to secure the survival of SA's travel industry
Using digital marketing to secure the survival of SA's travel industryArticle

As South Africa settles into lockdown level 2, many businesses in the hospitality and travel sectors are struggling to differentiate themselves as they compete for the limited spend of a still wary public. Incubeta specialists look at practical digital tips to help local venues attract customers...

7 Sep 2020

Visit Stellenbosch new initiative to stimulate town's tourism economy
Visit Stellenbosch new initiative to stimulate town's tourism economyArticle

To tackle the revival and recovery of the tourism sector in times of Covid-19, Stellenbosch is embarking on a range of initiatives aimed at supporting local business, driving demand and inspiring locals to experience and share their town...

3 Sep 2020

Kubayi-Ngubane urges restaurants to stick to Covid-19 rules
Kubayi-Ngubane urges restaurants to stick to Covid-19 rulesArticle

The Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, has noted with concern the non-compliance by some restaurants since the move to alert level 2 of the Covid-19 risk adjusted strategy...

1 Sep 2020

6 ways hotels can show customers love
6 ways hotels can show customers loveArticle

The English word 'love' means different things to different people. For Rob Collins, chief operating officer of Sun International, hotels need to embrace six types of love, inspired by the Ancient Greeks.

Eugene Yiga 1 Sep 2020

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SANParks announces free access week dates for 2020Article

"SANParks has postponed the free access week which is traditionally held in September, to November due to the Covid-19 alert level 2 regulations which restrict the number of persons allowed within public spaces."

1 Sep 2020

Trade shows and travel to Africa: What South Africa's top source markets reveal
Trade shows and travel to Africa: What South Africa's top source markets revealArticle

Keen visitors from around the world are hampered by travel advisories, insurance and air access says Africa Travel Week...

Chelsey Hale 27 Aug 2020

5 lessons learned navigating the coronavirus crisis
5 lessons learned navigating the coronavirus crisisArticle

Empathy, humility and generosity, along with preparedness and quick action, helped ViaData, a software provider to the hard-hit tourism and travel sector, through the last few months. Managing director, Craig Byren, talks us through their top five lessons...

Craig Byren 26 Aug 2020

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Table Mountain Cableway reopens in SeptemberArticle

Thanks to the easing of the national lockdown regulations, The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company is now ready to welcome local and domestic travellers from Tuesday, 1 September 2020...

24 Aug 2020

Tourism says it's ready to reopen safely as SA enters lockdown Level 2
Tourism says it's ready to reopen safely as SA enters lockdown Level 2Article

President Cyril Ramaphosa recently announced that South Africa would enter lockdown Level 2, and the country's tourism sector has indicated that it is ready to reopen safely...

17 Aug 2020

TBCSA, partners launch new Covid-19 protocols safety app
TBCSA, partners launch new Covid-19 protocols safety appArticle

The app will aid in the safe reopening of the industry by training business owners on the safe implementation of the Covid-19 tourism safety protocols...

6 Aug 2020

Tintswalo goes digital with new guest app
Tintswalo goes digital with new guest appArticle

The app digitally manages the guest registration, check-in procedure and signing of indemnities...

5 Aug 2020

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SANParks accommodation opens to intra-provincial residentsArticle

As per the Minister's announcement, overnight accommodation is only permissible for residents of the various provinces that the respective National Parks are located in. Interprovincial visitors will be prohibited entry into the parks...

4 Aug 2020

Putting people first to restore traveller confidence
Putting people first to restore traveller confidenceArticle

Consistent with the message of our government, South African Tourism's key message since the Covid-19 outbreak, has been to put the preservation of human life at the centre of our response to the pandemic...

Sisa Ntshona 3 Aug 2020

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WATCH: Update on level 3 tourism-related activitiesArticle

Tourism Minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane hosted a virtual media briefing earlier on relating tourism activities under the risk adjusted level 3, update on tourism relief fund and relief fund for tourist guides.

30 Jul 2020

Airline health, safety tracker launched to boost traveller confidence
Airline health, safety tracker launched to boost traveller confidenceArticle

The tool, which is free of charge highlights the safety measures being undertaken by more than 80 of the world's largest airlines...

30 Jul 2020

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