Tourism in Australia is taking a hit with the 'double whammy' of bushfires and coronavirus travel bans

2020-02-29 15:54

Australia is losing millions of tourist dollars per month — and the country is determined to reverse course.

Namibia has promised longer visas for SA business people, in a drive for more investment

2019-11-15 17:16

South Africa also recently undertook changes to its visa regime.

Uber, MasterCard, Visa and other big companies have reportedly signed on to Facebook's blockchain efforts

2019-06-14 09:16

Facebook is almost ready to unveil its secretive cryptocurrency.


2018-06-19 16:05

DJ Mobi Dixon is one of the most prolific House DJ’s in Mzansi because of his ability to constantly produce chart topping hits.

Opening doors to the world with a second passport

2017-10-11 11:54

Dual citizenship is becoming increasingly popular as it often comes with an increase in travel and settlement freedom. But it comes at a price.

Airbnb: No impact yet from SA child visa laws

2015-07-28 14:41

Controversial child visa laws in South Africa have not hurt fast-growing internet accommodation sharing service Airbnb’s business in the country.

WATCH: How rich do you really need to be to buy a 'golden visa'?

There are affordable options when buying yourself into a new country, but it all depends what you want from it, says Henley & Partners group vice chairperson Andrew Taylor.

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Chinese investors boost Australia's visa scheme

2015-02-23 12:00

The past year has seen a five-fold increase in the number of visas Australia grants to wealthy foreign investors, according to a report.

Why we are avoiding travelling through Dubai

2014-06-26 15:35

A News24 Travel reader says she is disgusted by the treatment of her husband by immigration staff during his transit through Dubai.

New Kenya visa requirements for South Africans

2014-06-17 15:00

South Africans previously enjoyed 30 days visa-free travel to Kenya - but as of 1 July things are about to change.


Quick wins can boost SA’s business ease rankings, Parliamentary committee hears

2020-02-18 15:26

A number of African countries are improving their ease of doing business at a faster rate than South Africa, increasing competition for the top spots.

Greece speeds up 'Golden Visa' scheme for Chinese investors

2019-11-10 15:12

Chinese investor Jiang Rungong, who moved to Greece three years ago, says he and his family could not be happier in their new home on the Athens coast.

23 countries where money can buy you a second passport or 'elite residency'

2018-09-09 12:51

Citizenship or residency can be bought in these 23 countries, ranging from R236,523 to R3,9 million. From Thailand to the UK, here are the countries where money can buy you a second passport — or at least a chance to live long-term abroad — ranked by

A Syrian man who has been trapped in an airport for two months explains how he survives day-to-day

2018-05-09 18:30

Hassan al-Kontar's newfound residence at Kuala Lumpur's airport has been brought on by many years of struggling to secure a better life abroad as a Syrian citizen.

Visa reforms set to boost tourism industry

2017-08-02 10:57

South Africa’s tourism industry has welcomed a planned easing of visa restrictions, which looks set to lift lower arrival numbers and offset slowing domestic holiday travel.

INFOGRAPHIC: Top countries to have a second home

2015-07-17 00:41

Out of the 19 residence programmes reviewed, Portugal’s Golden Residence Permit Programme has emerged as the world’s best residence-by-investment programme.

WATCH: Choosing between a residency and citizenship 'golden visa' isn't as easy as it looks

South Africans wanting an extra passport to travel, do business internationally or as an alternative place to live need to choose their programme carefully, says an expert.

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Australia visa 101

2014-06-27 16:16

Feel like it's high time you went to visit your long lost family Down Under? Here's everything you need to know about applying.

Why was there no transitional period for new visa rules?

2014-06-26 15:18

An Immigrations Director at Initiate Immigration questions the manner in which the new immigration rules have been implemented and communicated to the public.

New visa rules: Why are we building barriers?

2014-06-13 10:33

Major tourism bodies have criticised the implementation of South Africa’s new immigration rules and are taking the issues up with the national department of tourism

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