tourism

Indaba wants more women in management

Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa aims to get 30% female representation in management in the tourism sector over the next five years. WiT 30in5 was...

South Africa’s plant life

South Africa's large areas of semi-desert scrub and grassland might suggest a certain poverty of plant life. Aside from the fact that a tract of pristine grassland can hold up to 60 grass species, nothing could be further from the truth.

Public-private partnerships in national parks to boost tourism

Six million people visited our 19 national parks last year. This presented a huge opportunity for private investors, delegates were told at the inaugural...

TV foodie Guy Fieri opens restaurant in South Africa

American chef and celebrity television food personality Guy Fieri is bringing his take on guilty culinary pleasures to South Africa, with the April opening...

90 small tourism businesses is the focus at Indaba

Fast-tracking the growth of almost 100 small businesses in South Africa is one of the initiatives at the upcoming Indaba, Africa's top travel show....

South Africa’s Route 62 is world’s best road trip

The scenic Route 62, between Cape Town and Oudtshoorn, has been named by CNN Travel as the world's best road trip destination. Here are...

South African appointed president of global tourist guide body

During the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations convention, a South African guide was named president. Alushca Ritchie will be in the position for...

Whale watching in South Africa

South Africa is one of the best destinations worldwide for watching marine mammals, whether from land or from boats, with spectacular annual visits from southern right and humpback whales and enormous pods of dolphins year-round.

Wine and food tourism experts talk growth

Trends in tourism – visitors seeking experiences – and ways to market South Africa's excellent wine and food tourism industries were unpacked at the...

Here’s where South Africans can travel without a visa

South Africa has the most powerful passport on the African continent, with its citizens able to enter a full 90 countries across the world...