SA must be taught the art of peace again

2018-07-29 07:49

The question is: Can there really be peace in a world where there is a clash of economic and political interests?

The problem with living in a tourist city...

2018-07-20 11:34

… is that locals can’t really enjoy or afford the attractions they’re surrounded by.

WATCH: Could artificial biodomes prevent damage caused by tourists?

2018-07-13 19:23

These biodomes are designed to prevent the pressure of tourism on natural environments in the UAE.

The drought seemed to hit Cape Town tourism hard — but a new report says hotels did okay

2018-07-09 06:31

Growth may have been slow, but the hotel market in Cape Town did, in fact, grow in 2017 according to PwC, as cheaper hotels fared better than the 5-star variety.

Bruce Whitfield: An open letter to Malusi Gigaba

2018-06-22 11:04

Dear Minister, please take down the wall, which serves no purpose but to hold back tourism.

Hotel development in Cape Town slowing compared to Durban and Johannesburg - report

2018-06-11 21:10

Cape Town retains the biggest share of planned hotel development in South Africa, despite showing a decrease in total planned rooms, according to a report.

Southern Sun gets interdict against Namibian 'copycat' hotel

2018-05-30 13:07

The Namibian High Court ruled in favour of SA hotel group Southern Sun in a case involving so-called "passing-off" and copyright infringement.

IMEX Frankfurt important for SA events industry - deputy minister

2018-05-20 17:39

Meetings, investment conferences and exhibitions are critical for the country, according to Deputy Minister of Tourism Elizabeth Thabethe.

SA showcases its events offerings to the world

2018-05-14 18:19

Exhibitors are taking part in IMEX Frankfurt, one of the world’s largest business events trade shows.

Visa request process simplified

2018-05-13 06:00

The introduction of online visa applications for foreigners wishing to visit South Africa holds great promise for the tourism industry, said Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom at Africa’s Travel Indaba in Durban this week.


Watch: Wild West ghost town sells for R20 million

2018-07-20 14:04

The 19th century mining town is to the north of Los Angeles.

Don't swim at Clifton beach, City of Cape Town warns after sewage spill

2018-07-18 12:03

Cape Town residents have been advised to avoid the water off Clifton beach because there has been a sewage spill.

Two SA neighbourhoods have just been named among the coolest in the world – beating New York and London

2018-07-09 11:42

Among the 12 coolest spots in the world, according to Forbes, is one each in Cape Town and Johannesburg.

3 boat operators pay fines for colluding in Robben Island tender

2018-06-27 18:52

Three companies who ferry passengers to and from the Robben Island Museum have entered into settlement agreements on charges of price fixing and collusive tendering.

WATCH: Hong Kong student explores Tanzania's wildlife

2018-06-18 10:08

Watch this travel video by Victor from Hong Kong. He was with friends on a student exchange in Tanzania. After their English class, he went on a trip with a camera - to discover the local African wildlife.

Qantas research to help reshape passenger experience

2018-06-11 17:10

Food designed especially for Qantas are among new menus to increase hydration and help reduce jetlag.

Cape Town stepping up to tap into $220bn Muslim travel sector

2018-05-29 17:08

SA has been ranked as one of the ten most Muslim-friendly travel destinations for 2018 among non-Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries.

Northern Cape wins gold at tourism indaba

2018-05-15 16:05

Northern Cape MEC for finance, economic development and tourism Mac Jack says Northern Cape Tourism has raised the bar at the 2018 Tourism Indaba.

Domestic tourism needs to be a lot more affordable

2018-05-13 06:00

Domestic travellers opt to stay at home due to the high price of accommodation and sightseeing in their own countries.

South Africa's biggest tourism gems revealed

2018-05-13 06:00

More than 10 million visitors arrived in South Africa last year, helping the tourism sector contribute 9% to the country’s gross domestic product and providing 9.5% of all jobs.

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