ARTICLES RELATING TO TOURISM

Hotels and restaurant have reaped benefit of UK consumer boom

2017-02-19 13:01

UK hotels and restaurants have been feeling the benefits of record employment and consumers’ willingness to spend rather than save.

Take note of new grading plaques in SA

2017-02-14 16:35

The Tourism Grading Council of SA is changing its plaques reflecting the grading level of establishments and invites the public to provide feedback.

'Tremendous uptick' in Cape Town tourism

2017-02-08 17:58

The tourism industry in Cape Town definitely has a positive outlook and has shown a tremendous uptick, says a local hotel manager.

Tourism training courses in PMB now a reality

2017-02-01 07:14

After a four-year-long process, the Msunduzi Pietermaritzburg Tourism Association has finally been granted approval to conduct tourism industry-related training courses.

Men arrested after US tourists hijacked, robbed

2017-01-27 22:33

Two men have been arrested for allegedly hijacking and robbing an American couple in Port Elizabeth while they were taking in the local sights.

New approach to grow Western Cape tourism

2017-01-24 19:25

The Western Cape has entered an exciting period, says Minister of Economic Opportunities Alan Winde.

Europeans continue to flock to SA - StatsSA

2017-01-23 18:28

South Africa is still a popular tourism destination for Europeans.

WATCH: A peek inside the R150 000/day Cape Town home

2017-01-18 14:23

Ever wondered what you would enjoy if you are willing - and able - to fork out R150 000 a night at a prestigious property in Cape Town? Fin24 went behind the scenes for a peek.

Spain visitor numbers surge

2017-01-10 12:57

Spain, which welcomed just over 68 million visitors in 2015, hosted nearly 75 million foreign tourists last year.

Tourism trends to watch in 2017

2016-12-30 10:22

An expert unpacks trends shaping the tourism industry, because it is an industry which is constantly evolving, driven by shifts in consumer behaviour.

 

Tussle over Madiba’s gravesite

2017-02-19 06:00

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has threatened to stop the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Eastern Cape provincial government’s plans to open the former statesman’s grave to tourists.

Grow opportunity to harvest success

2017-02-12 06:16

Most people associate the Western Cape with wine and tourism, but, increasingly, the base of options for driving economic growth in the province is growing.

When a tourist hits your car in SA: Here's what you should do

2017-02-03 10:37

With tourists visiting South Africa on a daily basis, ever wondered what would happen if a visitor was to hit your vehicle?

World travel council slams Trump ban

2017-01-31 11:58

The executive order by US President Trump banning travel to the US from seven countries for 90 days is simply wrong, says the World Travel & Tourism Council.

Why Cape Town luxury rentals give super-rich bang for their buck

2017-01-26 09:20

A luxury holiday rental expert shares his insights into why Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard can command rentals from R10 000 to R150 000 per night.

SA's plan to attract more Chinese tourists

2017-01-23 20:31

China has a substantial middle class willing to spend on luxury travel and, therefore, a new project is empowering the SA hospitality industry to grow opportunities.

Travel sector jazzing up offerings for gay tourists

2017-01-22 12:54

The travel sector is zooming in on the lucrative gay market, which tends to spend more than most when away from home, taking it beyond parties in sunny hubs like Ibiza.

R100 000 a night to stay in Cape Town

2017-01-13 07:19

Holiday makers were prepared to pay up to R100 000 a night to stay in platinum level villas along premium spots in Cape Town this holiday season.

Cosatu threatens mass action against Sun City

2016-12-31 13:32

Cosatu has accused Sun City of undermining black lives after allegations surfaced that food meant for the staff canteen was stored in a “condemned” basement with pipes apparently leaking sewage.

Airbnb customers watched as tenants fight back

2016-12-27 14:46

The feud between struggling tenants and home-sharing websites like Airbnb has increased, especially in popular areas.

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