eco tourism

 
Igniting international independence
Igniting international independence
Meetings Africa is a pan-African business trade show that has been running for 13 years, providing the travel and tourism industry with opportunities to network, collaborate and engage with peers and prospective clients. Described as Africa’s business tourism lekgotla, Meetings...
Public-private partnerships crucial for SA's national parks
Public-private partnerships crucial for SA's national parks
South Africa’s tourism sector contributes more to the national gross domestic product than most labour-intensive sectors in the country,...
International buyers find hidden gems in Durban
International buyers find hidden gems in Durban
Durban was buzzing with energy this week as it hosted the biggest travel and tourism trade fair, the Africa Travel Indaba, under the theme...
The significance of Africa's Travel Indaba to economic and social development
The significance of Africa's Travel Indaba to economic and social development
There are many stories to be told regarding Africa’s tourism industry. The upcoming Africa’s Travel Indaba is the most suitable platform for...
Community-based wildlife conservation is bringing success to Tanzania
Community-based wildlife conservation is bringing success to Tanzania
Good news about the environment is rare these days. But in Tanzania there are signs that community-based wildlife conservation efforts can...
Campaigning journalist was a  ‘mensch’
Campaigning journalist was a  ‘mensch’
The life of and work of Eddie Koch, who died last week aged 63, is a reminder of what journalism can be.
Building SA's coastline for leisure activities may harm the protection of sea life
Building SA's coastline for leisure activities may harm the protection of sea life
The recently gazetted marine and coastal tourism implementation plan could see the protection of some sea life such as whales and turtles being...
Uneasy expeditions: The pitfalls of travelling while woke
Uneasy expeditions: The pitfalls of travelling while woke
It was nightfall on our second day on the #AsambeKenya trip when we arrived at Ol Pejeta — the wildlife conservancy that had been established...
Amakhosi and conservationists in KZN face off over dune mining
Amakhosi and conservationists in KZN face off over dune mining
A titanic battle has been brewing in northern KwaZulu-Natal involving a predominantly white village, a poor black rural community and a multinational mineral-sands miner with a reportedly "atrocious" environmental record....
Bureaucracy stalls almost 2 000 jobs
Bureaucracy stalls almost 2 000 jobs
Plans for a multimillion-rand eco-tourism development that promises about 2 000 full-time jobs in poverty-stricken central KwaZulu-Natal are being...