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Tourism angers Bo-Kapenaars
Tourism angers Bo-Kapenaars
In the colourful Bo-Kaap, residents are angered by gentrification in an old inner-city neighbourhood that still holds on to a lineage of Islamic...
​Direct flights from London to Durban will boost tourism industry
​Direct flights from London to Durban will boost tourism industry
A new direct British Airways flight route from Heathrow to Durban is expected to bolster KwaZulu-Natal’s (KZN) ambitious bid to position itself...
​Obed Mbatha does hospitality best
​Obed Mbatha does hospitality best
Obed Mbatha, head doorman of the Hilton Durban, has been welcoming guests with a warm smile and positive energy since he started working there in...
Africa's Travel Indaba 2018 seeks double digit growth for tourism
Africa's Travel Indaba 2018 seeks double digit growth for tourism
Tourism ranked high on the agenda in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation address by last month, with the president saying there was...
Be part of Africa's rising tourism story at Africa's Travel Indaba 2018
Be part of Africa's rising tourism story at Africa's Travel Indaba 2018
A treasure chest of small “gems” offering the modern traveller unforgettable African experiences and plush luxury establishments that...
A tourist’s guide to Bangui
A tourist’s guide to Bangui
The receptionist at the Hotel Ledger, the closest thing to a five-star establishment in Bangui, looks at me quizzically and asks me to repeat...
Voluntourism: What’s wrong with it and how it can be changed
Voluntourism: What’s wrong with it and how it can be changed
Volunteer tourism, or voluntourism, is an emerging trend of travel...
Cyprus struggles to manage waste as tourist numbers soar
Cyprus struggles to manage waste as tourist numbers soar
Tourists on a crowded, sun-drenched beach in the Cypriot resort of Ayia Napa tossed drinks cans into recycling bins as a record-breaking holiday...
Africa’s airports are busier than ever before
Africa’s airports are busier than ever before
A surge in air traffic is keeping Africa’s airports busier than ever, according to new data. In the first seven months of this year, total...
​Stunning Tangier of past, present and future
​Stunning Tangier of past, present and future
As a writer fascinated by the Beats, Tangier was a destination full of possibility and fascination. Although literature, poetry and cinema remain...
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...

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