tourism

 
Tourism in Africa loses R343-million per year through elephant poaching
Tourism in Africa loses R343-million per year through elephant poaching
African countries with elephant populations are losing R343-million a year through poaching, according to new research. This is the direct cost of...
Warm, friendly Zambia should be on foreign tourism radar
Warm, friendly Zambia should be on foreign tourism radar
Almost suddenly, the savannah landscape, with countless baobab trees, yields to the land of valleys. Three hours ago, a perfect orange sun emerged...
Home Affairs maintains tourism travel rules are no problem
Home Affairs maintains tourism travel rules are no problem
The Department of Home Affairs has said reports of UK-based travellers experiencing problems entering South Africa because of immigration...
Game of Thrones tourism hits the mark
Game of Thrones tourism hits the mark
With their plastic swords, shields and medieval cloaks, thousands of “Thronies” are following in the footsteps of the Vikings and...
Airbnb in SA selling trust to the wary
Airbnb in SA selling trust to the wary
For R214 a night, you can get a double bedroom with leopard-print linen, a desk, a side table and a faded brown chair in Camps Bay.
Committee will resolve visa issues, says Ramaphosa
Committee will resolve visa issues, says Ramaphosa
The unintended consequences of the new visa regulations are temporary and the problem is going to be resolved, according to Deputy President Cyril...
SA needs new visa approach as tourist numbers fall, says minister
SA needs new visa approach as tourist numbers fall, says minister
South Africa's new visa regulations have led to a "worrying drop" in foreign visitors and a new approach may be needed, Tourism Minister Derek...
Home affairs to launch stringent new child visa regulations
Home affairs to launch stringent new child visa regulations
The department of home affairs has said it is ready to roll out South Africa's new visa rules for children from June 1. This means children will need...
Tech-savvy tourists get a raw deal in SA
Tech-savvy tourists get a raw deal in SA
Using the same tired content on traditional marketing platforms has put the African tourism industry at a huge disadvantage.
Responsible tourism is about ethics, not marketing
Responsible tourism is about ethics, not marketing
"You can't outsource responsibility," says Harold Goodwin, a stalwart of the global move towards sustainable and meaningful tourism.
Africa Travel Week focuses on sustainable tourism
Africa Travel Week focuses on sustainable tourism
The world of African tourism shifted temporarily to Cape Town's International Convention Centre this week, with three major events putting a...
Turning Africa's Big 5 into hard cash
Turning Africa's Big 5 into hard cash
For many outsiders, Africa's big animals are among the natural wonders of the world and a major tourist draw.

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