Fly Blue Crane to launch CT Windhoek route

2016-04-27 14:11

Fly Blue Crane has received approval from South African and Namibian authorities to launch its first regional service between Cape Town and Windhoek.

Hilton Hotels and Resorts honoured

2016-04-22 18:35

Hilton Hotels and Resorts has won 16 major awards across Africa and the Indian Ocean at the 2016 World Travel Awards.

Air connectivity boosts W Cape tourism numbers

2016-04-19 18:54

The Western Cape has achieved growth in international arrivals and departures from several markets, according to latest figures.

Innovations, changes at Indaba 2016

2016-04-17 17:06

The annual Tourism Indaba in Durban, hosted by SA Tourism, runs from May 7 to 9 this year.

SA can shine light for LGBT tourism in rest of Africa - minister

2016-04-14 20:17

SA has to show other African countries there is nothing to fear regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual tourism, says Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom.

New economic vision of the world

2016-04-12 06:47

The big question is how the travel and tourism industry can help to find a new economic vision for the world, says the president of the Foundation on Economic Trends.

Tourism is everybody's business in SA - industry body

2016-04-10 13:56

The travel and tourism sector in SA will have to make a big effort to create a balance between security and commerce, says the CEO of the Tourism Business Council.

Security threat a major concern for airlines - expert

2016-04-08 11:18

The big question when it comes to solving airlines' security threat is whether there is sufficient will to address it, says the president of American Airlines.

Canning US visa waiver plan could cull 11 000 jobs

2016-04-07 18:23

Sound security policies is critical for legitimate travellers to enter a country with the least trouble, while making it much harder for the ‘bad guys’ to get in, says a US travel expert.

10 000 hotel employees lose jobs in Kenya as tourism sector hits low

2016-04-07 13:02

Low tourism levels are taking a toll on hoteliers in the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa, with operations of at least 40% of hotels in the region being affected.


New 5-star hotel opens in Togo

2016-04-26 17:08

Togo's five-star Radisson Blu Hotel 2 Février has opened and will host the forthcoming Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Lomé.

Cape Sun launches new R24m car park

2016-04-22 13:41

After 18 months of construction, the Southern Sun Cape Sun Hotel in Cape Town's CBD has officially launched its new basement car park.

Super-rich like SA's luxury trains

2016-04-17 18:00

Luxury South African trains have two of the top five spots among those trains preferred by the super-rich, according to a survey.

Hanekom: SA paying heavy price for new visa rules

2016-04-15 06:46

South Africa has paid a heavy price for implementing new visa regulations, says Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom.

Tourism an economic generator rather than threat - CEO

2016-04-14 20:10

Freedom to travel should mean to enjoy the holiday of your choice, whenever you like and with whoever you choose, says the CEO of the World Travel and Tourism Council.

Future of travel commerce

2016-04-11 17:56

Due to the growing demand among consumers for self-service, increasing app sharing can be expected, according to the CEO of Travelport, a travel commerce platform.

Tourism of tomorrow award for southern African business

2016-04-08 19:07

The Botswana Rhino Conservation project of Wilderness Safaris has won the environmental category of the 2016 Tourism of Tomorrow Awards.

Business thrives when govt, industry work together

2016-04-07 18:28

Business thrives when government and industry work together, says US Secretary of Commerce at the global summit of the World Travel and Tourism Council.

Call for political support for global tourism

2016-04-07 16:29

The global travel and tourism industry needs support at the highest political levels to tackle its four major challenges, a global summit has heard.

Peace key for tourism in SSA, says Zim minister

2016-04-07 11:22

Sub-Saharan Africa must harness peace as its chief dividend to attract overseas tourists, Walter Mzembi, Zimbabwe’s minister of tourism and hospitality, has told Fin24.

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