Exhibition shows impact of pollution on oceans

2019-01-07 18:32

The non-profit organisation Fondation Pacifique is showcasing its environmental research done on the ocean at an exhibition at the V&A Waterfront.

First AC Hotel by Marriott in Africa opens in Cape Town

2018-12-27 13:46

The Amdec Group recently announced the official opening of the AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront at The Yacht Club, its newly completed development in the Mother City.

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.

Cathay Pacific non-stop flight from CT to HK offers business, leisure opportunities

2018-11-15 15:46

The new Cathay Pacific route between Cape Town and Hong Kong brings more opportunities for business, investment, travel and trade, says Wesgro CEO Tim Harris.

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.

Big potential for SA in sport tourism – SME owners

2018-11-06 23:06

Tourists are increasingly travelling to have experiences and this is where the potential lies for South Africa to benefit from sport tourism, the CEO of a specialist tour company tells Fin24.

Weaker rand impacting smaller SA tour operators from marketing their brand

2018-11-06 12:17

The ailing rand has made it more challenging for smaller tour operators in South Africa to market internationally, local SMEs tell Fin24.

 

Up for agritourism? Your wallet may thank you

2018-12-31 19:00

South Africans with a tight budget could consider that some of the most affordable holidays are found in rural areas, says the CEO of Agritourism Africa.

London Gatwick airport reopens after drone chaos

2018-12-21 18:12

London's Gatwick Airport reopened on Friday after mysterious drone sightings caused chaos that left tens of thousands of passengers stranded.

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.

WANTED: An investor for Zim airline

2018-11-12 13:58

The Zimbabwean government has floated a tender seeking investors for its struggling airline, Air Zimbabwe.

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.

'Take care of tourists in remote areas of SA' - tourism expert

2018-11-07 08:30

If a tourist becomes seriously ill or has an accident in a remote area of SA and there was a lack of suitable medical support, it is the reputation of that business and region that will suffer, warns a local expert.

Derek Hanekom: Shared value in SA tourism part of inclusive development plan

2018-11-06 13:17

The creation of shared value is not only important for SA’s tourism industry, but is part of the country’s inclusive development plan, says Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom.

Hanekom: SA could migrate fully to e-visa system as early as next year

2018-11-06 10:45

If all goes according to plan, SA will be migrating fully to the use of an e-visa system for foreign travellers next year, says Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom.

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