Absa Top 10 Pinotage winners announced for 2018

The Pinotage Association in collaboration with Absa has announced its Absa Top 10 Pinotage winners for 2018...

17 hours ago

International spotlight on fair and inclusive tourism shines on Cape Town

As part of Cape Town Tourism, CEO Enver Duminy has been asked to participate in the UNWTO Global Summit in Seoul, Korea in September 2018. He's been tasked with sharing on the topic of fair and inclusive tourism. Here are the points he'll be addressing, based on his own initiatives and goals...

By Enver Duminy 15 hours ago

SA Tourism's Sho't Left Travel Week addresses local tourism challenges

With the recent decline in domestic tourism numbers, the Sho't Left Travel Week presents a unique opportunity to address this challenge...

10 hours ago

How to use performance marketing to grow business effectively

DCMN Cape Town recently hosted their first Open Night for startups in Cape Town, in which Travelstart shared their marketing journey, as well as valuable insights on the lessons they have learned over the years...

1 day ago

June global passenger demand rises by 7.7%

The International Air Transport Association has announced its global passenger traffic results for June showing a demand rise of 7.8% percentage points compared to June 2017...

1 day ago

PwC ranks Cape Town as number 1 city of opportunity in Africa

"Cape Town is a city with strong fundamentals, aspiring talent and a palpable excitement, set against a backdrop of inequality, which is borne out of the country's past but which will play a role in the city's future."

2 days ago

Promotion of Kenya's tourism key to its growth

Kenya's tourism industry has undergone challenges such as the uncertainty surrounding the political landscape in 2017. Yet, its resilient performance has been impactfully felt on the Kenyan economy...

By Josephine Wawira 2 days ago

Creating smart destinations with sustainable, innovative methods

The hospitality industry is becoming highly competitive with the focus shifting from hotel design and technology to experience-based differentials...

3 days ago

Save money when travelling abroad by thinking like an economist

A record number of tourists and business travellers visited a country other than their own in 2017, and this year is already on pace to exceed that tally...

By Jay L. Zagorsky 10 Aug 2018

How can tourism boost opportunities for Zimbabwe?

According to an analysis by African Sun Limited, Zimbabwe is currently ranked 117th among the most likely travel destinations in the world category as compared to South Africa which ranks 60th. As such, politicians should shift their focus from recent election result to the future of the country...

10 Aug 2018

Hospitality manager training a growing success in Nigeria

A recent report released by BON Hotels shows that the group's strategy to build local skills and training through a 'home-grown" programme in the Nigerian hospitality industry, has been of success in boosting the number of Nigerian managers...

10 Aug 2018

Cape Town, Western Cape launches inaugural Africa Halal Week 2018

The Western Cape, City of Cape Town, Wesgro and its supporting partners have announced the launch of the inaugural Africa Halal Week 2018, which will foster business links, conversations and opportunities across tourism, trade and investment...

8 Aug 2018

Signature Lux Hotel by Onomo opens in Cape Town

Following the opening of its Sandton, Johannesburg location, Signature Lux Hotel by Onomo will open its doors in Cape Town at the V&A Waterfront in September 2018...

8 Aug 2018

What are the benefits of managing a green lodge?

As eco-friendliness and green living have become popular in recent years, there is a higher demand on the hospitality and tourism industry to go green and maintain a green status...

8 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth 2018: Introducing the women of the travel sector

South Africa's retail travel sector employs around 9,000 people, 73% of which are female. This is according to a 2017 industry assessment by the Association of Southern African Travel Agents ...

7 Aug 2018

Fostering a culture of travel among South Africans

Take a moment to consider why 10 million tourists visit South Africa's shores annually...

By Andrew Stark 7 Aug 2018

A pioneering approach to the hospitality industry

Shaun Lamont, managing director of First Group, takes a look at the various elements that are influencing the future of the hospitality industry...

By Shaun Lamont 6 Aug 2018

Wesgro answers Knysna Municipality's call for tourism promotion

Following months of engagement between Wesgro, political leadership, municipal officials and the Knysna tourism industry, Wesgro has answered the request to assist Knysna Municipality in delivering its constitutional mandate for tourism promotion and destination marketing...

6 Aug 2018

SA MICE industry at the forefront of business events in Africa

"Ranked number 34 in the International Congress and Convention Associations' global ranking, South Africa is the number one convention destination in Africa and the Middle East."

3 Aug 2018

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