ARTICLES RELATING TO TOURISM

Is gay sex in Kenya impacting tourism?

2019-05-25 08:37

Kenyan courts may decriminalise gay sex. The decision could impact tourism and related industries.

SA's business events capabilities on display in Frankfurt

2019-05-21 20:43

SA business events, conferencing and meetings products will be on display at one of the world's premier Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Events shows, IMEX Frankfurt.

Airbnb meets with tourism minister on proposed regulation

2019-05-18 09:15

Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom met with Airbnb representatives to discuss the regulation of short-term home rentals by the Tourism Amendment Bill.

Jerry Mpufane takes bite of Big Apple for SA Tourism

2019-05-06 16:38

Jerry Mpufane, chair of diversified marketing agency M&C Saatchi Johannesburg Group, is the new Americas hub head for SA Tourism in New York.

Western Cape govt slams bill that could regulate Airbnb

2019-05-03 15:51

Western Cape Minister of Economic Opportunities Beverley Schäfer is strongly opposed to the regulation of short-term home rental platforms like Airbnb.

12 mistakes Americans make when travelling abroad that out them as tourists

2019-04-27 15:49

A Reddit thread asked people who are not from the US to share tell-tale signs that tourists are from America aside from their accents.

World Travel & Tourism Council launches global taskforce on human trafficking

2019-04-24 18:08

The World Travel & Tourism Council recently announced the formation of a global taskforce to help prevent and combat human trafficking.

Hanekom on suspension of tourism CEO: no such thing as bad timing for right governance

2019-04-22 15:49

There is no such thing as bad timing when it comes to the right governance, Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom says about the suspension of the SA Tourism CEO.

Visitor experience in SA cannot remain static - minister

2019-04-21 17:45

The marketing side of the South African tourism industry is very important and must continuously be improved, says Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom.

'Live, work, play' at new R1.5bn Yacht Club precinct unveiled in Cape Town

2019-04-17 19:29

The Yacht Club precinct in Cape Town is testament to an optimistic view the privately-owned property development company Amdec has of SA's future, says its CEO.

 

Banksy got kicked out of the world's biggest art event after crashing it to display his latest piece, but people love it anyway

2019-05-24 11:04

Banksy set up a stall in Venice's famous St. Mark's Square with his latest painting, "Venice in Oil".

Lucid launches new Home* Suite Hotels in SA

2019-05-21 20:23

Lucid Ventures, the R350m Cape Town based hotel fund, has announced the launch of a new boutique hotel brand Home* Suite Hotels into the South African market.

People want authentic experiences at meeting venues - industry expert

2019-05-15 21:59

There is a definite move into regionalisation, Amanda Kotze-Nhlapo, executive manager of the South African National Convention Bureau, recently told Fin24.

Air access important if SA wants 5 million more tourists - official

2019-05-05 17:57

Air access is very important if SA wants to deliver on the goal of attracting 5 million more tourists by 2021, says the head of global trade for SA Tourism.

Belinda Nansaasi wins this country's first-ever Miss Curvy pageant to attract tourists, which left many outraged

2019-04-29 11:51

Uganda held its first Miss Curvy pageant as part of a government campaign to use "curvy women" to attract tourists to the east African nation.

Investment into South African hospitality sector set for further disruption

2019-04-24 18:24

It is expected that R1.9bn will be invested into new hotels in South Africa in 2019 and around R6.9bn in total over the next three years.

A South African agency is helping Qatar promote itself ahead of the 2022 Fifa World Cup

2019-04-23 07:23

Joburg-based Grid Worldwide has launched advertising in 14 major airports across the globe, as well as New York’s Time Square.

Sri Lanka blames jihadist group for deadly attacks, admits there were prior warnings

2019-04-22 11:06

Sri Lanka has blamed local jihadist group National Thowheed Jamath for one of Asia’s deadliest terrorist attacks in years, admitting there had been several warnings from foreign intelligence agencies about the impending violence.

Suspension of SA Tourism CEO: What has happened since?

2019-04-19 16:03

More than two weeks after SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona was abruptly put on "precautionary suspension", the board has still not revealed details of allegations involved.

Airbnb supports 'clear and progressive rules' for SA home sharing industry

2019-04-16 16:24

Commenting on SA's proposed Tourism Amendment Bill, Airbnb tells Fin24 it supports "clear and progressive rules for the sustainable growth of home sharing".

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