Durban is tops over the festive season - survey

2018-12-09 15:18

South Africans will be favouring local travel this festive season, heading to Durban as their destination of choice, according to a recent survey.

Timeshare may see regulatory overhaul after 'distressing' public inquiry

2018-12-06 17:22

The National Consumer Commission on Thursday released the long-awaited report on an inquiry into the timeshare industry.

Heroic skipper freed British tourist trapped in capsized catamaran off Cape Town

2018-11-27 12:06

The heroic efforts of the skipper of a sunset cruise catamaran, which capsized in Table Bay, probably saved the life of a British tourist who was trapped in the galley.

Cape Town hotel rooms are still cheaper than last year, despite the Western Cape recovering from the drought

2018-11-23 06:21

Overall, Western Cape hotel room prices dropped by 2.8% in 2018, despite occupancy increasing by 0.3%.

Two Cape Town houses have just been rented out for almost R1 million for only four nights

2018-11-21 06:10

The tourism market in Cape Town may be recovering.

Here’s how the people who are making SA more welcoming are recognised

2018-11-16 08:01

It’s only a few more days until the annual?Lilizela?Tourism Awards?kick off. Here's what you need to know.

France has been the most-visited country in the world for more than 20 years in a row — but experts think China could take the crown

2018-11-13 21:36

France may soon be overtaken by China as the world's foremost vacation hotspot.

R5.5m upgrade planned for Cape Town's Grand Parade

2018-11-12 18:57

A R5.5m upgrade has been planned for the historic Grand Parade in central Cape Town, says a City official.

Derek Hanekom: Massively changed behaviour needed or growth in tourism will end

2018-11-11 17:29

Without massively changed behaviour the world stands to destroy itself and growth in tourism can come to an end, warns Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom.

Call for tourists to ‘please come back’ to Cape Town

2018-11-08 05:45

An official of the Western Cape government has called on attendees at a tourism conference in London to return to the Mother City after Day Zero was averted.

 

10 things that need to change in the timeshare industry

2018-12-08 09:00

The National Consumer Commission has accepted the recommendations in a report following a public inquiry into the timeshare or vacation ownership industry.

Meet the entrepreneur from Kokstad who’s lighting up SA tourism

2018-11-30 08:25

The 6th annual Lilizela Tourism Awards took place last Saturday and Siphokazi Thiam from Kokstad was recognised as the Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year.

SA 'not cheap, but still value for money'

2018-11-24 15:50

SA is not a cheap destination for international travellers, but it still offers value for money, says the general manager of Lufthansa for Southern Africa.

Meet the winner of the 2018 “I Do Tourism” award

2018-11-22 08:45

The 6th annual Lilizela Tourism Awards took place on Saturday and here is the award recipient who stood out.

SA tourism 'must not create cheap image'

2018-11-17 09:42

The SA tourism industry must not position itself as a cheap destination for international tourists, says SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona.

Hanekom on the Western Cape: Tourists, be water wise, but you can swim and bath

2018-11-15 05:45

One of the important messages SA has to bring to the international tourism industry this year is that the drought in the Western Cape is over, Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom tells Fin24.

How SA should handle its branding - SA Tourism CEO

2018-11-12 19:39

SA must make its brand stand out among competitors, says Sisa Ntshona, CEO of SA Tourism.

Tourism industry looking for authentic, unique SA tourism experiences

2018-11-11 18:30

It seems that international tourists increasingly are looking for different experiences in SA than just the traditional sights and activities, according to participants at WTM London.

Be warm and welcoming to tourists, SA urged

2018-11-10 13:53

It's very important that South Africans are friendly to tourists, because the more time these tourists spend in SA, the more money they will spend says head of SA Tourism’s UK and Ireland hub.

'Impostor syndrome' holding back women in tourism

2018-11-07 19:43

Female entrepreneurs in Africa's tourism industry must beware of impostor syndrome, warns the chair of the Association of Women Travel Executives.

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