tourism

 
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...
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...

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