Transport changes to impact tourism industry

2018-04-21 07:00

The way in which transport changes in future will have a big impact on the tourism industry in South Africa, says an expert at Grant Thornton Johannesburg.

Spotlight on travel facilitation and security

2018-04-18 18:12

The World Travel & Tourism Council has given its support for the outcomes of the meeting of G20 tourism in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

No conflict between two large tourism conventions in SA - hotel expert

2018-04-17 17:22

Ahead of WTM Africa, a hotel expert shares his views with Fin24 on the role it plays in SA's tourism sector as well as that of Africa.

Bicycle for more accessible cycling launched

2018-04-13 11:47

The power-assisted EVSBike is aimed at making cycling more accessible for people of all ages and fitness levels around the world.

Mantis signs strategic partnership with AccorHotels

2018-04-12 18:24

AccorHotels has acquired a 50% stake in Mantis, which was founded and is chaired by Adrian Gardiner.

10 things to do in Mzansi’s major cities for under R100

2018-04-11 17:07

We’ve compiled a list of the most fun things to do in South Africa’s three major cities – all for under R100.

Record year for SA tourism in 2018 - global report

2018-03-22 22:00

Travel and tourism could contribute more to the SA economy in 2018 than in any other year, according to a new report by the World Travel & Tourism Council.

Hanekom: Low investor confidence because of state capture

2018-03-20 21:00

The current low investor confidence in SA is due to state capture and investors want to know what is being done about it, says Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom.

Silver lining in Cape Town's drought

2018-02-18 09:48

Moves to save water and boost supply by Cape Town businesses would help in the future, says Cape Chamber of Commerce president Janine Myburgh.

SA tourism must not lose momentum due to water crisis - CEO

2018-02-03 07:00

The Cape Town water crisis must not trip up the momentum of the international awareness created of SA as a tourism destination, warns the CEO of SA Tourism.

 

Cape Town events bring R3bn for local economy over 8 months

2018-04-19 14:31

Over the past eight months events tourism in Cape Town has contributed an estimated R3bn to the local economy and created more than 20 000 temporary jobs.

SA 'took strong exception' to Australian travel advisory

2018-04-18 15:43

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu says a recent Australian travel advisory about South Africa contains misleading information about South Africa.

StayEasy Maputo opens in Mozambique

2018-04-16 15:09

Tsogo Sun announced the official opening of its newest offshore hotel property, StayEasy Maputo, in Maputo, Mozambique.

Tourists urged not to cancel trips over SA water hurdles

2018-04-13 08:29

South African Tourism is encouraging tourists not to cancel their trips to the Eastern, Northern or Western Cape - or anywhere in SA - due to water challenges.

SA tourism: success depends on how we tell our stories

2018-04-12 05:15

It is time for SA's tourism industry to look at telling its 'stories' differently to an international audience, says the chief Convention Bureau officer of SA Tourism.

Drought impact already reflects in Cape Town hotel bookings - survey

2018-03-25 19:12

An informal survey by Wesgro among 18 hotels in Cape Town reflects the impact the water challenge in the city already has on the hospitality sector.

Unpacking the solo travel trend

2018-03-22 15:46

Solo travel has been on the rise in recent years and roughly one in four people say they will travel alone this year.

Morocco tops 11-million mark in record tourism year

2018-02-21 09:49

Morocco has recorded a bumper year for tourist arrivals in 2017, breaking through the 11-million barrier for the first time, according to the tourism ministry.

Rehab tourism is big business

2018-02-18 08:42

The Netherlands accounts for a large chunk of people who come to SA seeking treatment for addiction.

Moody's raises red flags over Cape Town water crisis

2018-01-29 13:30

Due to income inequality in the City, Cape Town's water crisis poses a possible threat to social order, according to a Moody's report.

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