Uber doubles down on safety, launches Safety Toolkit for riders and drivers

Uber rolls out of new Safety Toolkit app across Europe, the Middle East and Africa...

3 days ago

SATSA and SAYTC join forces

The Southern African Tourism Services Association and South African Youth Travel Confederation will be merging as of 2019...

5 Oct 2018

Africa's travel growth exceeds expectations

International tourist arrivals grew 6% in the first four months of 2018, compared to the same period last year, not only continuing the strong 2017 trend, but exceeding UNWTO's forecast for 2018...

By Enver Duminy 5 Oct 2018

SA travellers' top 10 fastest growing destinations

According to analysis conducted by Travelport, the countries that have seen the greatest growth in flight bookings from travellers in South Africa in the last 12 months are Mauritius, Thailand and Zimbabwe...

21 Sep 2018

The value behind the transaction

With the proliferation of online tools allowing customers to see the product end-to-end, the assumption is often that this would make the travel buyer's job even easier, but it doesn't...

By Nicole Adonis 19 Sep 2018

#TourismMonth: Surge of the digital travel consumer

Digitalisation is increasingly seen to empower travel consumers especially those seeking diversification and personalisation for a remarkable experience...

By Josephine Wawira 18 Sep 2018

WTM Africa launches dedicated hosted buyer programme for international exhibitors

"This programme will ensure that out outbound international exhibitors can arrange appointments with potential hosted buyers in advance that are actively selling travel, accommodation and experiences to the African market."

12 Sep 2018

Africa and the digital tourism opportunity

Digital tourism in Africa contributed almost 3% to the South African GDP in 2016 and provided jobs to more than 686,000 people, as such, tourism means big business...

12 Sep 2018

Developing a tourism marketing plan in a changing world

Here are several tourism marketing ideas and points to consider when developing new and innovative marketing strategies...

By Dr. Peter E. Tarlow 6 Sep 2018

Tourism becomes the world's third-largest export sector, generating $1.6tn in 2017

International tourist arrivals grew 7% in 2017, the highest increase since 2010...

By Josephine Wawira 5 Sep 2018

Insight into local travel and why South Africans love it

Supporting its goal to assist digital brands to grow efficiently, DCMN South Africa recently conducted a survey into the travelling habits of South Africans...

30 Aug 2018

South Africa's travel industry empowers women

"There is no glass ceiling in this industry, and no way that being a woman will disadvantage you in any way, shape or form. It can only benefit you, as you work with other women every day."

28 Aug 2018

Catching a flight could soon be as easy as ordering an Uber

Rising consumer demands will soon drive disruption of air travel, says Kirby Gordon, head of sales and distribution at FlySafair...

By Kirby Gordon 27 Aug 2018

Airbnb's Africa Travel Summit to boost community-led tourism

The Summit will explore how technology and tourism can support greater economic and social empowerment through home sharing and the promotion of people-to-people tourism...

23 Aug 2018

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