ARTICLES RELATING TO TOURISM

European tourists view Cape Town as a great destination

2016-05-27 19:17

With Cape Town currently regarded as a popular destination among European tourists, Lufthansa is now offering direct flights between Frankfurt and Cape Town.

The business case for responsible tourism

2016-05-25 14:18

Calabash Tours is a not your average tour company. This is evidenced by the numerous transformative programmes it has established.

Volume of SA, foreign travellers increase

2016-05-23 19:52

The volume of arrivals and departures have increased for both SA residents and foreign travellers between March 2015 and March 2016, says Statistics SA.

Science brings great benefits to Sutherland

2016-05-09 11:20

The largest single optical telescope in the southern hemisphere has boosted tourism and infrastructure development in the Northern Cape town of Sutherland.

Tourism recovering after visa regulations change - Hanekom

2016-05-03 17:37

This year is promising to be a year of strong growth for South African tourism, following efforts to reverse strict visa regulations, Minister Derek Hanekom says.

Electricity hikes big concern for tourism sector

2016-05-01 19:00

The rising cost of electricity is one of the factors pushing up the overall cost of inputs in the tourism business sector, says an expert.

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.

 

Thailand closes dive sites

2016-05-26 22:01

Thailand has shut down 10 popular diving sites in a bid to slow a coral bleaching crisis, in a rare move to shun tourism profits to protect the environment.

‘Attacking Uber is like attacking the SA economy’

2016-05-24 11:52

A member of the Black Management Forum says internet ride-sharing service Uber is becoming key to South Africa’s tourism industry.

Travel and tourism a driver for peace - report

2016-05-12 18:21

An open and sustainable tourism sector can be an important factor for the levels of peace in a country, according to a new research report.

Sports event ban clouds SA's tourism revival

2016-05-06 16:38

A weak rand and a government U-turn on restrictive visa rules are helping the tourism sector to stage a recovery, but a sports event ban threatens these gains.

Tourism in SA recovering rapidly, says Hanekom

2016-05-03 17:35

The tourism sector expects strong growth in 2016 after strict new visa rules reduced the number of arrivals in the previous year, says Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom.

Future of Gauteng tourism could lie in shopping

2016-05-01 15:26

The future of Gauteng's tourism might very well lie in shopping and South Africa must roll out the red carpet for regional tourists, says a tourism expert.

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.

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