R3bn upgrade for CT airport in pipeline

The Airports Company of SA has spent R323m on runway rehabilitation by end-August and plans to spend over R3bn on a new runway at the Cape Town International Airport.


New SA visa rules: '9 months of uncertainty is abuse'

2014-09-02 09:16

Despite playing by the rules and doing everything in their power to stay on the right side of the law, this couple has suffered through nine months of uncertainty due to SA's new visa regulations.

DA to petition ministers over e-visas

2014-08-29 11:53

The Democratic Alliance has launched a petition urging the tourism and home affairs ministries to introduce electronic visas (e-visas) for tourists.

Who exactly is immigrating to SA?

2014-08-26 11:21

New visa and immigration rules are set come into effect on 1 September. But have you ever wondered which countries citizens see South Africa as their greener pasture?

Iceland cuts aviation alert to orange

2014-08-31 20:49

Iceland has cut its ash warning level for aviation to orange from red, saying a fresh fissure eruption in Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano system was not creating ash.


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The secret is out at Old Mac Daddy...

2014-08-28 14:03

This is some of the best weekend escape advice you’ll hear in a long time. Take it!

Thailand adds 30-day visa extension for South Africans

2014-08-29 14:35

Thailand has put a new positive visa rule in place for 48 countries to boost tourism in the country.

British Airways adds new holding fee benefit

2014-08-29 13:55

British Airways says it is making it easier for its South African customers to get the best deals on international flights.

SAA puts new Ebola rule in place

2014-08-29 09:45

Passengers wishing to travel between South Africa and the Ebola high-risk areas in West Africa must request permission from the health department, SAA said.

Flight discounts you should know about

2014-08-28 09:42

If you’re looking to jet off somewhere soon, you may want to check out these airline deals currently on.

Gun tourism on the rise in the US

2014-08-28 11:57

The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the US: gun tourism.

SA to spend R100m to promote local tourism

2014-08-27 15:24

South African tourism wants locals to travel more - and they're putting their money where their mouth is.

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