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South Africans face yet another visa hike in Norway and Switzerland

Visa Fees Hike South Africans face yet another visa hike in Norway and Switzerland

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

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

Wildlife Protection 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 ...

Working relations between KwaZulu Natal and Seychelles strengthened

Seychelles Tourism Minister presents gift to KwaZulu Tourism Minister 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 ...

Airline competition set to heat up as South African gets 20 more Airbus A320s

Africa aviation Airline competition set to heat up as South African gets 20 more Airbus A320s

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Correspondent, Africa

(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 ...

Seychelles and Mozambique to work together to grab a bigger piece of world tourism market

Strengthening Africa tourism Seychelles and Mozambique to work together to grab a bigger piece of world tourism market

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 ...

Seychelles delegation presents destination information at INDABA

Durban Tourism Trade Fair in South Africa 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 ...

Comair blasts government bailout of SA Express

South African Aviation 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

South African Tourism 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

Elephant attacks tourists at Kruger National Park 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

International Coalition of Tourism Partners 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 ...

South Africa President lauds impressive tourism figures

SA continues to be an attractive international tourism destination 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

South Africa city pursues global sports tourism 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 TAFI

Travel Agents Federation of India Convention Ministers from Seychelles and South Africa address tourism industry partners at TAFI

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

Airport Cities World Conference announces speaker line up and program for 2013

Airport Cities World Conference and Exhibition 2013 Airport Cities World Conference announces speaker line up and program for 2013

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 ...

Hout Bay tourist boat deaths blamed on owners, crew

Investigators: Capsizing of tourist boat in Hout Bay could have been averted 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, ...

Joburg Convention Bureau advances destination at Meetings Africa 2013

promoting the South African business events industry to the world 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 ...

Seychelles carnival welcomes Cape Town minstrels

Return of South Africa Midea Minstrels to Carnaval International de Victoria 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

South African Tourism 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 ...

South Africa ready to party at Seychelles carnival

Carnaval International de Victoria coming next month 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

relaxed luxury in south africas 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

Warm greetings for the New Year between two countries 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

May acquire route rights covering at least 5 domestic destinations FastJet reaches preliminary deal to buy South Africa’s 1Time

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(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 ...

Airport Cities World Conference comes to Africa for the first time

ACE 2013 will take place in the City of Ekurhuleni, South Africa 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.

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