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Thursday, 27 February 2020 04:56

Eswatini confident of growing tourism numbers

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Eswatini’s tourism sector is confident that it will exceed the goal of more than two million tourist arrivals by 2023 through strategic partnerships with other southern African tourism organisations.CEO of…
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 11:06

#LETSGROWTOURISM: Business analyst projects growth for tourism

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The number of tourists to South Africa is projected to reach an impressive 19.6 million by 2023, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).Therefore, tourism has been identified…
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 11:05

Tourists encouraged to choose conservation

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Travelers can contribute to ethical consumerism by making informed choices, said CEO of Shamwari Private Game Reserve, Jon Cloete.Cloete pointed out that the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) had predicted…
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 11:03

Southern Africa on high alert but no COVID-19 cases reported

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The National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) has reiterated South Africa’s readiness to deal with an outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus), highlighting that, to date, no cases of the viral disease…
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 11:01

Four airline giants team up in global partnership

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Four airline giants – Air France, KLM, Delta and Virgin Atlantic – have announced a global partnership to offer more convenient flight schedules and a shared goal of ensuring a…
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 11:52

South Coast launches new app

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In an effort to develop accessibility to all parts of the South Coast in KwaZulu Natal, Ugu South Coast Tourism (USCT) has launched a user-friendly Explore KZN South Coast. CEO of…
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 11:51

New viewing platform for Zim national park

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A new viewing platform/picnic spot is set to open in May in Zimbabwe’s Gonarezhou National Park (GNP).It was designed to create an additional attraction in the park and Chivilila Falls.…
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 11:47

Mpumalanga successfully takes on tourism safety & security

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The Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA), the Kruger Lowveld Chamber of Business and Tourism and the South African Police Service (SAPS) Mpumalanga, have successfully implemented the Joint Provincial Tourism…
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 11:43

African Pride helps to boost digital education in Africa

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Following an upgrade of computers, African Pride investigated ways the equipment could be recycled. Their research led them to the Turing Trust, who recycle IT equipment for the benefit of…
This beautiful property complements the other East African properties and products that we already represent here in the UK travel arena and we are very proud to be working with…
The Cape Town Tourism and the economic sector have welcomed yesterday’s news of additional seasonal service by Virgin Atlantic – between the Mother City and London, Heathrow – noting that…
Friday, 14 February 2020 07:51

New direct Johannesburg-Pemba flight

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LAM Mozambique Airlines is to launch a direct flight between Pemba and Johannesburg, effective March 30th.The flight will depart Johannesburg at 13h00 on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays, arriving in Pemba…
Virgin Atlantic has reintroduced its Cape Town-London Heathrow route – adding over 80 000 seats between the two cities – with the seasonal service launching October 25.The seasonal daily service will…
Friday, 14 February 2020 07:48

Turkish Airlines brings Dreamliner to CPT

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Turkish Airlines will launch its new Dreamliner on the Cape Town route from March 9.“The new aircraft will bring with it a next-level flying experience, including the latest in-flight entertainment…
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 11:01

Radisson announces first safari-style hotel in SA

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Radisson will open a 138-room Radisson-branded safari hotel in Hoedspruit, early in 2022.The Radisson Safari Hotel Hoedspruit will be situated in a two-million-hectare park that has 16 ecosystems and Big…
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 10:59

KwaZulu Natal gears up for World Football Summit Africa

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KwaZulu Natal will host the first African edition of the largest global football event, the World Football Summit Africa.It will take place at the Durban ICC on March 17 and…
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 10:57

Zim tourism bookings currently unaffected by coronavirus

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Tourism players in Zimbabwe have not seen any impact on bookings following the outbreak of the coronavirus.Zimbabwe has since introduced surveillance and precautionary measures at all its ports of entry…
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 10:55

Tourism industry recognises MICE growth potential

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There are extensive benefits from the development of the MICE industry in South Africa, with the global meetings industry starting to recognise Africa as a sought-after business and events destination.This…
Springbok Atlas Tours & Safaris presents a Bush & Beach adventure that will take you to Zululand and Mozambique, an ideal Southern Africa combination.Zululand is an area rich in tradition…
Thursday, 06 February 2020 11:22

#LETSGROWTOURISM: Cape Town continues to push air access

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The City of Cape Town – working with investment and trade agency, Wesgro, to increase international air connectivity to the Mother City as part of the Air Access initiative –…
Thursday, 06 February 2020 11:20

Cape Town pushes MICE after regional accolade

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Cape Town hopes to increase its potential as a top MICE destination by leveraging off the recent accolade where it was declared the top destination in Africa for meetings and…
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