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Cape Town Marathon eyes platinum status

Cape Town Marathon eyes platinum status

Cape Town is ready to welcome the thousands of international, national and local athletes as well as spectators for ... Read More

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg ... Read More

Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

Imagine Peace Campaign aims to educate youth against violent practices

In the lead up to the 2020 Olympics to be held in Tokyo, IIPT’s 2012 Olympic Truce Peace Ambassador ... Read More

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice ... Read More

African Tourism Board to become the Voice for Africa: Interview on Good Morning Seychelles

African Tourism Board to become the Voice for Africa: Interview on Good Morning Seychelles

Talking Tourism, the African Tourism Board was the talking points on the Seychelles Television "Good Morning Seychelles' (Bonzour Sesel) ... Read More

‘Creating common ground’ – Hamburg hosts hat-trick of international industry events

‘Creating common ground’ – Hamburg hosts hat-trick of international industry events

Planners from across the world experienced Hamburg first hand as part of a series of fam trips and events ... Read More

Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled

Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled

Travel network Virtuoso has revealed the 50 hotels and hospitality greats nominated for its coveted Best of the Best ... Read More

The Royal Portfolio announces new Director of Sales & Marketing

The Royal Portfolio announces new Director of Sales & Marketing

The Royal Portfolio, the renowned family-owned collection of luxury hotels and resorts throughout South Africa, has announced the promotion ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best ... Read More

Autograph Collection to introduce 16 new hotels and resorts

Autograph Collection to introduce 16 new hotels and resorts

Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International's dynamic portfolio of more than 170 independent hotels and resorts around the world, today ... Read More

South African Ground Transportation Kwela Fleet takes active role in African Tourism Board

South African Ground Transportation Kwela Fleet takes active role in African Tourism Board

One of South Africa largest and most established ground transportation operators, Kwela Fleet Management based in Pretoria, South Africa ... Read More

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at ... Read More

Who is the new Minister of Tourism in South Africa, Nkhensani Kubayi-Nguban?

Who is the new Minister of Tourism in South Africa, Nkhensani Kubayi-Nguban?

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has named Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane as the new minister of tourism to replace Derek Hanekom. ... Read More

South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement

South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement

South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and Alaska Airlines, the fifth largest airline in the ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to ... Read More

Thunder from Down Under: Australia’s hottest export strikes 10-year extension with MGM Resorts

Thunder from Down Under: Australia’s hottest export strikes 10-year extension with MGM Resorts

This summer, Australia's Thunder from Down Under — the longest-running and highest-grossing male revue in the history of Las ... Read More

Air Partner’s Travel division celebrates 20th anniversary

Air Partner’s Travel division celebrates 20th anniversary

The Travel division of Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, is this month celebrating 20 years of ... Read More

Canopy by Hilton : First in Africa set for CapeTown

Canopy by Hilton : First in Africa set for CapeTown

Hilton ( announced the signing of a management agreement with Growthpoint Properties, South Africa’s largest REIT, to open a ... Read More

Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack

Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack

"Aloha from the Maui Visitors Bureau. The office is now closed in observance of the holiday." This is the ... Read More

African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!

African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!

Africa Day united 40 heads of State on Saturday in Pretoria when attending the inauguration of the South African ... Read More

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

Trend setter for tourism to enter the European Parliament: The best Tourism Minister of the World Elena Kountoura

The European Parliament is about to say yes to travel and tourism, and after today's election, new trends may ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, ... Read More

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

The annual ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) revealed that Colombia is included in the top ... Read More

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

BestCities Global Alliance has today launched the Inspiring Young Leaders program, and has recognized two associations who have committed ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by ... Read More

Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?

Which island nation consumes the most champagne in Africa?

Drinking champagne is a must in several events organised by tourism establishments in Seychelles. The festive mood that the ... Read More

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa ... Read More

African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries

African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries

Africa is a hot travel and tourism focus for the press.  The African Tourism Board friends of the ATB ... Read More

Air Madagascar renews flights to Johannesburg

Air Madagascar renews flights to Johannesburg

Air Madagascar has announced the resumption of flights between Antananarivo and Johannesburg, effective June 17. The airline previously flew ... Read More

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

Electric vehicles (EVs). They need recharging just like a fossil-fuel car needs to stop in at a gas pump. ... Read More

African Tourism Board breaks barriers: SA Deputy Tourism Minister and students in Pretoria smiling

African Tourism Board breaks barriers: SA Deputy Tourism Minister and students in Pretoria smiling

The South African Deputy Minister of Tourism, Honorable Elizabeth Thabethe in partnership with  African Tourism Board represented by Vice ... Read More

South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa

African Tourism Board Vice President Cuthbert Ncube today at Indaba in Durban met with the Honorable Deputy Minister of ... Read More

African Tourism Board and Durban ICC: Working together on Sustainable Development Goals

African Tourism Board and Durban ICC: Working together on Sustainable Development Goals

At the ongoing Indaba travel industry trade show in Durban, African Tourism Board Vice President Cuthbert Ncube met with Lindiwe ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety ... Read More

Durban loves African Tourism Board and Africa wins

Durban loves African Tourism Board and Africa wins

Durban loves African Tourism Board, and the African Tourism Board loves Durban. Durban is the official host of the ... Read More