City Lodge expansion on track

2016-08-15 16:14

The City Lodge Hotel Group has begun the development of a Town Lodge hotel in Windhoek and is making progress with developments in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam.

Peaceful poll gives SA's tourism industry a boost

2016-08-12 15:22

Peaceful local government elections have done much to restore South Africa's image and support the image-conscious tourism industry, says Unathi Henama.

Sabre builds on consistent track record

2016-08-11 17:49

Sabre's second quarter results builds on its growing and consistent track record of solid execution, says CEO Tom Klein.

How field guides contribute to tourism

2016-07-28 16:06

In the lodge industry one role stands head and shoulders above the rest - a role that has the ability to make or break a guest’s stay, says a former field guide.

SA a ‘fire sale’ for tourists after rand rout

2016-07-26 18:00

Tourists are flocking back to SA’s game parks, beaches and vineyards as a weaker currency and easing of visa rules make holidays cheaper and more accessible.

Brexit's effect on SA tourism

2016-07-19 06:00

Experts are divided on how the UK’s recent Brexit vote coupled with the UK leadership race will impact the South African tourism industry.

Modi’s SA visit highlights that tourism is the new gold

2016-07-13 06:38

SA must get its act together, abandon the sinking ship of mining and understand that tourism is the new gold, says Unathi Henama.

Travel between India and SA made easier

2016-07-08 20:34

Travel between South Africa and India will soon be easier with South Africa relaxing its visa restrictions for travellers from India.

Airport blasts slam Turkey's struggling tourism industry

2016-06-29 16:30

Turkey's already limping tourism industry is suffering a fresh grievous blow after the latest in a series of attacks targeted at tourists, analysts say.

British passport loses its shine after Brexit

2016-06-24 16:36

There is now a possibility where South Africans with a UK passport could lose out on the privileges of living and working in Europe without applying for visas.


Tourism Business Council ropes in Tito Mboweni

2016-08-14 17:48

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa has elected former SA Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni as the chair of its board.

Business travel market evolving

2016-08-11 18:01

Business travel is possibly the biggest growth sector in the travel world, according to an industry expert.

Fearful of attacks, tourists flood Spain in first half

2016-07-29 19:53

Spain has seen nearly 33 million visitors to the country in the first six months of the year as people fearful of extremist attacks seek refuge in the Iberian Peninsula.

Turkish crisis leads to over 40% drop in visitors

2016-07-28 14:30

The number of foreigners visiting Turkey has dropped over 40% to its lowest level this year as the impact of attacks and previous tensions with Russia cause havoc.

Intl conferences can help grow SA's economy

2016-07-26 16:18

Attracting international conferences to SA is seen as essential in boosting the tourism economy, says the group marketing manager of Protea Hotels by Marriott.

Hotels in Africa in the spotlight

2016-07-13 19:21

The 7th Africa Hotel Investment Forum (Ahif) will take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre in Kigali, Rwanda from October 4 to 6 2016.

Castle of Good Hope promoted in France

2016-07-10 16:48

The Castle of Good Hope's control board CEO Calvyn Gilfellan is currently in France to learn more about promoting SA's oldest surviving colonial building.

Portugal tourism booms as terror strikes around Mediterranean

2016-06-30 19:00

Instability and violence in the Mediterranean's former top tourist destinations are proving a boon to Portugal's Algarve region.

Brexit sends tourists flocking to London

2016-06-29 08:33

Brexit has delivered a potential windfall for tourists eager to shop in London as a slumping pound is a much-needed shot in the arm for UK luxury companies

'Racist' KZN guest house facing probe - MEC

2016-06-23 16:15

Allegations that a Sodwana Bay guest house denied accommodation to a black woman because of her skin colour are being investigated, a KwaZulu-Natal MEC says.

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