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South African Airways receives Skytrax™ 4-star rating for 15th consecutive year

South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and a leading airline on the African continent has received the Skytrax™ 4-Star rating...

Overland 4×4 Tourism Expedition – Beaume

The Overland 4x4 Tourism Expedition SDN. BHD. is a Malaysia-based company. A group of 30 international explorers will be embarking on 60 days of...

South African Airways issues warning

According to Tim Clyde-Smith, SAA’s Country Manager for Australasia, new visa rules came into force on January 16 of this year South African Airways has...

South Africans face yet another visa hike in Norway and Switzerland

South Africans traveling to Norway and/or Switzerland have a new reason to be dismayed: visa hikes.

Poisoned rhino horns an anti-poaching success in South Africa

South Africa’s Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife recently launched an anti-rhino poaching trial in the Tembe Elephant Park and Ndumo Game Reserve in northern KwaZulu-Natal, in which it infused rhino horns with

Working relations between KwaZulu Natal and Seychelles strengthened

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture used the opportunity of a Tourism Trade breakfast meeting in Durban to take to the podium to thank Minister Michael Mabuyakhu

Airline competition set to heat up as South African gets 20...

(eTN) - The news coming from Johannesburg, that South African Airways (SAA) is due to take progressive delivery of 20 Airbus A320 aircraft, will serve as a reminder for other African airlines that sit

Seychelles and Mozambique to work together to grab a bigger piece...

Minister Carvalho Muaria, the Minister of Tourism of Mozambique, and Minister Alain St.Ange, the Minister of Tourism and Culture of the Seychelles, took the opportunity of their presence in South Afri

Seychelles delegation presents destination information at INDABA

The Seychelles delegation at INDABA this year, led by Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange, Seychelles Tourism Board CEO Elsia Grandcourt, Director for South Africa and the Americas David Ge

Comair blasts government bailout of SA Express

Privately-owned aviation company Comair has blasted government intervention and financial aid for state–owned airlines after SA Express moved to finalise a R539-million guarantee last week.

Marthinus van Schalkwyk: South Africa stands out as tourist destination

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - South Africa stands out as a tourist destination in the world, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said.

Two tourists injured in elephant attack in South Africa

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa - Two tourists visiting a national park were injured after an elephant charged and overturned their car.

ICTP welcomes Zimbabwe member Msuna Safaris and Travel

HAWAII, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles; BALI, Indonesia – The International Coalition of Tourism Partners announced that Msuna Safaris and Travel of Zimbabwe has become its newest memb

South Africa President lauds impressive tourism figures

President Zuma has congratulated the tourism sector on the impressive tourism figures which indicate that South Africa continues to be an attractive international tourism destination.

Sports tourism in Tshwane to take center stage

The city of Tshwane, South Africa, is pursuing sports and events tourism in an effort to reposition the city's brand and introduce the city to the global sports tourism industry.

Ministers from Seychelles and South Africa address tourism industry partners at...

Mr. Michael Mabuyakhulu, the Minister for Economic Development & Tourism for the Kwazulu-Natal Provincial Government of South Africa and Mr.

Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture addresses TAFI Convention

The Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Mr.

Airport Cities World Conference announces speaker line up and program for...

LONDON, England - London-based event organiser UBM Live has announced the full program and speaker line up for this year's Airport Cities World Conference and Exhibition (ACE) 2013 in the City of Ekur

Hout Bay tourist boat deaths blamed on owners, crew

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - The capsizing of the tourist boat Miroshga in Hout Bay last year, which led to the deaths of two people and one of the biggest sea rescues yet off the Cape Peninsula, could h

Joburg Convention Bureau advances destination at Meetings Africa 2013

The Johannesburg Convention Bureau team, part of the city’s Group Communication and Tourism Division, is looking forward to once again hosting exhibitors, delegates, and media from across the globe

Seychelles carnival welcomes Cape Town minstrels

The second delegation to take part in this weekend’s Carnaval International de Victoria in Seychelles arrived in the country on Monday from Cape Town South Africa.

China becomes South Africa’s fourth-largest tourist source market

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - China has become South Africa’s fourth-largest source market for tourism, with the number of Chinese tourists rising by 63.5 percent between January and September last y

South Africa ready to party at Seychelles carnival

South Africa has confirmed that it is ready to party in the coming Carnaval International de Victoria in the Seychelles.

Love is… Majeka House – on cloud nine with Little Lobster

“In vino veritas” and “Real love is hard to find.” Why not celebrate togetherness in Majeka House accompanied by Cape Dutch wine pleasures?

Seychelles and South Africa create strategic partnership

On the eve of the New Year, the Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, has met with the Minister for International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Mrs.

FastJet reaches preliminary deal to buy South Africa’s 1Time

(eTN) - As suggested here some weeks ago, at the time strenuously denied, news broke in South Africa that the owners of FastJet have reached a preliminary agreement with the owners of 1Time, a South A

Airport Cities World Conference comes to Africa for the first time

LONDON, England - The Airport Cities World Conference and Exhibition (ACE) 2013 is to take place on African soil for the first time in its 11-year history.

South Africa to host special event for World AIDS Awarness Day

STOWE, Vermont - CDI International and the Gauteng North Netball Association, led by the Team Manager of South Africa’s National Netball team, the Proteas, will host a special event at the Centenary

German tourist badly injured by white rhino in SA park

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - A white rhino badly injured one German tourist when it charged a group of visitors on a morning walk in South Africa's famous Kruger National Park, authorities said Wednes