Tag: South Africa

Zimbabwe hopes World Cup will boost its tourism trade

Zimbabwe hopes World Cup will boost its tourism trade

editor editor- October 20, 2009 04:42 0

Zimbabwe is seeking to boost its tourism trade after several years of decline and wants to attract sports fans traveling to neighboring South Africa for ... Read More

Big challenges ahead for South Africa’s airlines

Big challenges ahead for South Africa’s airlines

editor editor- October 13, 2009 05:54 0

Johannesburg — AT A time when airline executives remind us virtually daily that the industry is facing a crisis of unprecedented proportions, South African airlines ... Read More

Disney team goes to South Africa

Disney team goes to South Africa

editor editor- October 3, 2009 04:47 0

A team from Disney Institute will be in South Africa for the next four weeks, conducting a series of focus group sessions to evaluate the ... Read More

The legendary Oyster Box Hotel reopens in Umhlanga, South Africa, in royal style

The legendary Oyster Box Hotel reopens in Umhlanga, South Africa, in royal style

editor editor- October 2, 2009 02:06 0

Few events on the South African calendar have generated as much excitement, have been held in such sweet anticipation, and come with such high expectations ... Read More

Tourism booming as South Africa becomes Africa’s tourist haven

Tourism booming as South Africa becomes Africa’s tourist haven

editor editor- October 1, 2009 07:05 0

Johannesburg - African states inject bucketloads of revenue into the South African tourist industry, and this year should be no different. Read More

Kenya eyes cruise tourism spill-over from South Africa

Kenya eyes cruise tourism spill-over from South Africa

editor editor- September 30, 2009 06:11 0

Stakeholders in Kenya’s cruise tourism are looking forward to reaping from a spill over of visitors to South Africa. Read More

Will cruise ships be kicked out of the World Cup?

Will cruise ships be kicked out of the World Cup?

editor editor- September 17, 2009 05:59 0

There's been a lot of confusion in the media this week about whether or not Queen Elizabeth 2 and two Holland America Line cruise ships ... Read More

Foreign Office warns English fans of tourist dangers in SA

Foreign Office warns English fans of tourist dangers in SA

editor editor- September 11, 2009 04:29 0

England football fans hoping to travel to the World Cup finals in South Africa have been warned about possible ticket scams. Read More

South Africa capitalizing on eco-tourists

South Africa capitalizing on eco-tourists

editor editor- September 3, 2009 06:24 0

NIEUWOUDTVILLE, South Africa — Spring has arrived on the remote desert plains of South Africa's Northern Cape, bringing a spectacular display of wildflowers and a ... Read More

Tourism Minister urges South Africans to travel domestically

Tourism Minister urges South Africans to travel domestically

editor editor- August 29, 2009 06:35 0

Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk is encouraging South Africans to travel more domestically and contribute to the local tourism industry. Read More

Tanzania tourism to reap nothing from World Cup, others to gain

Tanzania tourism to reap nothing from World Cup, others to gain

editor editor- August 24, 2009 07:23 0

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Failure by Tanzanian government authorities to design and strategize plans that would put this African tourist destination in Southern ... Read More

South Africa tourism industry gets help from brand book

South Africa tourism industry gets help from brand book

editor editor- August 22, 2009 05:30 0

Tourism is one of the fastest-growing sectors of South Africa's economy. Directly and indirectly, tourism constitutes about 7 percent of employment in South Africa. Read More

V Australia to launch direct flights to South Africa

V Australia to launch direct flights to South Africa

editor editor- August 18, 2009 06:36 0

V Australia, Sir Richard Branson's Australian international airline, will launch direct flights between Johannesburg, South Africa and Melbourne, Australia beginning early next year. Read More

South Africa’s poor will get tickets to 2010 World Cup

South Africa’s poor will get tickets to 2010 World Cup

editor editor- August 15, 2009 05:45 0

Officials are concerned that despite a special category of some of the cheapest tickets in World Cup history, poor blacks will not come to matches, ... Read More

Latest South African Tourism Report

Latest South African Tourism Report

editor editor- August 15, 2009 02:47 0

The South Africa Tourism Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, tourism associations, government departments, and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and Read More

SA Tourism’s global marketing focus

SA Tourism’s global marketing focus

editor editor- July 30, 2009 02:19 0

The current marketing campaign of South African Tourism in Nigeria is not centered primarily on the forthcoming FIFA World Cup being held next year in ... Read More

Tanzania enters a new communication era

Tanzania enters a new communication era

editor editor- July 27, 2009 00:29 0

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Internet and online users in Tanzania are celebrating a new communication era with cheaper, reliable and faster connectivity with ... Read More

Tourism agreement to be signed by South Africa and Kenya

Tourism agreement to be signed by South Africa and Kenya

editor editor- July 21, 2009 04:03 0

Nairobi — Kenya is next month expected to enter into a memorandum of understanding with South Africa aimed at building ties on tourism, a cabinet ... Read More

Adding up the value of the tourism industry in SA

Adding up the value of the tourism industry in SA

editor editor- July 7, 2009 04:27 0

Johannesburg — THE Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) was launched at Indaba by South African Tourism (SAT) as part of an ongoing programme to accurately quantify ... Read More

South Africa tourism industry gears up for football cups

South Africa tourism industry gears up for football cups

editor editor- June 3, 2009 05:41 0

The football world's seven regional champions this month are coming to South Africa for the Confederations Cup, often called the mini-World Cup. Read More

Tourism INDABA 2009 countdown begins

Tourism INDABA 2009 countdown begins

editor editor- May 6, 2009 08:34 0

The countdown to INDABA has started and attendee numbers promise to eclipse last year’s record-setting global travel trade, media, and exhibitor attendance. Read More

South Africa: Tourism performing impressively in terms of arrivals growth and spend

South Africa: Tourism performing impressively in terms of arrivals growth and spend

editor editor- April 27, 2009 07:25 0

In the contex of an extremely challenging global environment, South Africa’s tourism sector continues to impress, especially in terms of arrivals growth and total foreign ... Read More

South Africa tourism performing impressively in terms of arrivals growth and spend

South Africa tourism performing impressively in terms of arrivals growth and spend

editor editor- April 22, 2009 05:38 0

In the context of an extremely-challenging global environment, South Africa’s tourism sector continues to impress, especially in terms of arrivals growth and total foreign direct ... Read More

South African Tourism pins hope on World Cup

South African Tourism pins hope on World Cup

editor editor- April 2, 2009 10:09 0

Passengers on the flight from London via Amsterdam to Cape Town were in holiday mood, desperate to escape from the cold and grey skies in ... Read More

Africa’s time to shine – travel industry “Oscars” return to South Africa

Africa’s time to shine – travel industry “Oscars” return to South Africa

editor editor- March 24, 2009 05:00 0

This year, all eyes will be on the World Travel Awards Africa Ceremony in Durban on May 10. Read More

South Africa tries to halt baboon break-ins

editor editor- March 24, 2009 04:48 0

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Baboons seeking snacks are breaking into tourists' cars in South Africa and authorities are threatening to fine visitors who give ... Read More

Tough new visa regulations for visitors to the UK

Tough new visa regulations for visitors to the UK

editor editor- March 5, 2009 02:58 0

A series of new UK visa regulations comes into force this month, as a result of an extensive review by the UK’s Borders and Immigration ... Read More

ASTA takes on Delta Air Lines, plans on heading to Africa

ASTA takes on Delta Air Lines, plans on heading to Africa

editor editor- February 19, 2009 09:58 0

(Questions for William A. Maloney, chief executive officer of the American Society of Travel Agents) Read More

South African travelers drag Tanzania’s national airline to court

South African travelers drag Tanzania’s national airline to court

editor editor- January 30, 2009 06:06 0

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Tanzania’s financially troubled national flag carrier Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) is facing a major lawsuit by a group ... Read More

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