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Cape Town icon mothballed by extended Covid lockdown

With no tourists or boats coming in, Hout Bay’s famous wharf is unable to stay afloat

Tourism must be leveraged to grow South Africa’s economy

The tourism sector adds unique value to the economy and overall development of the country and this should be further built upon

Moving township tourism away from ‘poverty porn’ to an economic goldmine

This is a crucial growth sector in the South African economy

RwandAir launches route between Cape Town, Harare and Kigali

As Zimbabwe emerges from financial turmoil, there is increasing demand for flights

Marriott targets 16 African nations after Protea acquisition

Marriott International, which announced its acquisition of South Africa's Protea hotels on Tuesday, plans to expand in 16 African countries.

Success breeds success

N'taba River Lodge is a three-time recipient of funding from the IDC's tourism special business unit.

IDC wants an adventurous future

Shifting its strategy from investing in the conventional, the IDC is now investing in niche, adventure, sports tourism and community-based projects.

IDC eyes African opportunities

Developing tourism projects outside of SA seems incongruent with the Industrial Development Corporation's mandate of developing local industries.

Giving African tourists to SA a whole lot more

African tourists are flocking to South Africa, according to figures released at last week's tourism indaba in Durban.

SA tourism industry takes strain

Lack of demand, a strong rand and rising prices are putting strain on the tourism industry, a tourism business index has shown.

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Judicial committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for SA-Israel remarks

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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