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We’ve seen the numbers and the devastating effect that Covid-19 has had on tourism. But things are finally looking up. Leaders in the industry are feeling optimistic after Statistics SA reported that there was an 86.6% increase in income for tourist accommodation for the year ending May 2022. So, just what factors are driving people to tra… read more
Delta will launch nonstop service from Atlanta to Cape Town, and from Los Angeles to Tahiti on Dec. 17.
Delta will fly three-times weekly service between Atlanta and Cape Town with a three-class Airbus A350 and will be the lone carrier on the route, according to Cirium flight schedule data. It already flies to Johannesburg.&n… read more
At the end of 2021, United Airlines reopened its route between New York and Cape Town (a seasonal route launched in 2019, and becoming permanent in 2022), after opening a new service between New York and Johannesburg. The American airline confirms the reach of the South African market, by opening a new corridor.
United A… read more
South African privately-owned regional carrier Airlink is set to launch the first direct flights between Cape Town and Maputo in … read more
ZAMBIANS are divided over the warning by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Victoria Falls could lose its world heritage site status.
The agency attributed the likely loss of the status to development of a golf course, lodges and a hydroelectric dam near the natural wonder that is be… read more
Hilton has appointed Ansu du Plessis as Regional Commercial Director, Africa & Indian Ocean (A& IO). A seasoned hospitality professional with over 15 years of experience in the industry, Ansu brings strong commercial acumen into her new role. Following a promotion within Hilton, she will be responsible for the execution of … read more
The Western Cape’s hospitality, tourism and events sectors are among the industries leading the charge in the province’s post-Covid-19 economic recovery. This is shown by recent accolades awarded to Cape Town International Airport, some of Cape Town’s best restaurants, and the town of Franschhoek.
From our restaurants to our picturesque to… read more
The Minister of Tourism and Modernisation, Dr Awal Mohammed has cut sod for the rehabilitation and modernisation of the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park which is expected to be completed in March 2023.
The rehabilitation project, supported under the World Bank Tourism Development Project at the cost of $ 3 million, entails the tot… read more
Cape Town looks set for a busy 2022/23 cruise season, with seven cruise ships homeporting in the city for all or part of the cruise season, which runs from October, 2022 to March, 2023. This coming cruise season will see Norwegian Jade returning, after Norwegian Cruise Line last year was forced to cancel the season due to Omi… read more
South Africa is an important niche market for the Mauritian tourism sector. Since the lifting of travel restrictions between the two countries at the end of 2021, the demand is there and Air Mauritius wants to take advantage of it.
Air Mauritius has announced the resumption of its flights to Cape Town. From 16 November… read more