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.

Hotel giant AccorHotels buys Movenpick

2018-04-30 11:02

Movenpick has 84 hotels in 27 countries and plans to open 42 additional hotels by 2021, with significant expansion in the Middle East and Africa.

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.


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.

Premier Hotels investing in new hotels in Umhlanga, Bloemfontein

2018-05-03 13:09

Premier Hotels & Resorts is investing R380m in two new hotels in Umhlanga in KwaZulu-Natal and R90m to construct a new hotel in Bloemfontein.

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.

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