This deadly virus is forcing all of us to take a breath and to slow down, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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Half the world may be on lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, but if travel were on the table, South Africans could rest assured their passport - nicknamed the Green Mamba - has hung onto its position on the Henley Passport Index.
The coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown in SA could not have happened at a worse time for the South African wine industry, says wine producers body Vinpro.
The South African tourism industry is now facing the reality of the impact of measures deployed in the country to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, says the CEO of SA Tourism.
It seems that currently travel agents in SA are seeing a bigger impact of the coronavirus pandemic on corporate travel than on leisure travel, says the CEO of the Association of Southern African Travel Agents.
These are the top ten specialist jobs the visitor attraction industry is likely to see in the next decade, says Sabine Lehmann.
A statement from the Louvre said the institution is implementing all measures recommend by French authorities to prevent the spread of the virus.
The 15th Meetings Africa took place in Sandton, Johannesburg, recently and was the largest to date.
Waste is a big problem on Table Mountain and the cableway company is making sure that it is kept under control.
Air France, KLM, Delta and Virgin Atlantic announce a global partnership with a shared goal of ensuring a smooth and consistent travel experience.
The minister of tourism says SAA flight cancellations will not impede growth in the sector as there are other airlines and modes of transport for international visitors to enter the country.
Captive elephants in Thailand are dependent on the revenue from tourism. Without it, some conservationists fear the worst.
The virus initially dragged on the world's tourism and travel industries, harming revenue outlooks for hotel, airline, and cruise companies.
Airports across the country have ramped up their hygiene practices, while other companies including AirBnB are reviewing their policies to minimise inconvenience to travellers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Government has not decided to put any travel restrictions and bans in place, just yet, according to Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane.
The deadly coronavirus epidemic will cost world tourism at least $22bn owing to a drop in spending by Chinese tourists, the head of the World Travel and Tourism Council said on Thursday.
Australia is losing millions of tourist dollars per month — and the country is determined to reverse course.
Africa’s diversity is its competitive edge according to business events industry leaders at a Meetings Africa 2020 Business Opportunities Networking Day (BONDay) panel discussion.
Plettenberg Bay and Mossel Bay in the Western Cape saw the highest inflow of visitors in terms of headcount – if you're counting rich people – based on traffic volumes.
The tourism industry urgently needs President Cyril Ramaphosa to set out practical steps for addressing its challenges in his State of the Nation Address, say analysts and representatives of industry bodies.
In 2017, travel and tourism created one in every five new jobs, outperforming traditional sectors like manufacturing, agriculture, retail and wholesale. We must therefore deeply interrogate South Africa's competitiveness as a tourism destination, says Sisa Ntshona.
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