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  • Cape Town to host key travel meeting

    The City of Cape Town will host the Virtuoso Symposium from April 17 [more NEWS]

  • City SightSeeing water taxis now doing harbour trips

    With the construction of a huge new parking garage on at the V&A [more NEWS]

  • Durban to host 2022 Commonwealth Games

    Durban has been named host city of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, maki [more NEWS]

  • iSimangaliso Wetland Park secures R75m for Sodwana redevelopment

    iSimangaliso’s Sodwana Bay section is scheduled for a fac [more NEWS]

  • Cape Town - World Cocktail Capital for 2015

    Cape Town's status as the World Cocktail Capital has been set as [more NEWS]

  • Vodacom unveils new technology to safeguard rhinos

    A new tracking device has been developed by Vodacom and I-Detect to [more NEWS]

  • ELEPHANTS USE A HOTEL LOBBY AS A SHORTCUT

    At the Mfuwe Lodge in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park, I [more NEWS]

  • Table Mountain Cableway kick-starts free park-and-ride services to SA heritage sites

    Cape Town - Summiting Table Mountain has become easier with the laun [more NEWS]

  • Why Africa is growing as a popular meetings destination

    Africa is fast gaining popularity as a meetings destination, accordi [more NEWS]

  • Namaqua flowers will be late bloomers

    Cape Town - SANParks is expecting the annual natural flower show in [more NEWS]

  • Victoria Falls: Low Water season approaching

    Just a reminder that from October to December the Victoria Falls wat [more NEWS]

  • Protea Hotel tops at Ask Afrika Icon Brands Survey

    Protea Hotels has been awarded top spot in the Hotels Category in th [more NEWS]

  • SANParks names SA''s top ''Arid Park of the Year''

    At an awards ceremony for the Arid National Parks in South Africa, t [more NEWS]

  • Zimbabwe lifts ban on unguided walks in Mana Pools

    Quoting a statement from Zimbabwe’s Parks and Wildlife Managem [more NEWS]

  • NEW ENTRY FEE FOR VISITORS TO MALAWI

    Malawi airport immigration have started charging USD75 "ENTRY F [more NEWS]

  • BOTSWANA IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS

    We have been advised that Botswana Immigration are now enforcing sim [more NEWS]

  • CAPE TOWN IN 360

    Have you ever wanted to take a take a look at Cape Town from Devils [more NEWS]

  • Five of SA’s most tourist-friendly golf resorts

    SA boasts golf courses alongside incredible scenery. We’ve selected some of the best offeri [more NEWS]

  • NEW CYCLE ROUTE PROPOSED FOR WESTERN CAPE

    A new cycling route that will stretch from Cape Town to Plettenberg [more NEWS]

  • Let the kids catch a wave

    Kids learn to surf safely and expertly with [more NEWS]

  • V&A Waterfront to develop cruise terminal

    Transnet National Ports Authority has awarded the V&A Waterfront [more NEWS]

  • SA coffee shop voted the best in the WORLD!

    Cape Town - The sexy steampunk  [more NEWS]

  • TABLE MOUNTAIN - ANNUAL MAINTENANCE

    It's that time of year again, when the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway shuts down for abo [more NEWS]

  • TABLE MOUNTAIN RECEIVES ACCOLADES

    An image titled “Star Trails [more NEWS]

  • App to Understand South African Visa Rules

    The South African government's new child visa laws came into pla [more NEWS]

  • Cape Town and Jozi in Top 20 cheapest cities in the world

    Cape Town - The Mother City and Johannesburg in South Africa has been named in the Top 20 cheapes [more NEWS]

  • SA dominates at 2015 World Travel Awards for Africa

    Cape Town - South Africa has dominated once again at the recent 2015 [more NEWS]

  • SA Dominates Top 10 Best Safari Parks, According to Industry Experts and Tourists

    In a study of more than 3,000 reviews from safari adventurists and industry experts, four South A [more NEWS]

  • Government reviewing new visa rules, says Hanekom

    South Africa's government is reviewing its new travel rules for [more NEWS]

  • Western Cape gets two new heritage sites

    The Blombos Cave in the Southern Cape and the Elandsfontein Fossil D [more NEWS]

  • Bookings open for SATSA Conference

    Bookings for SATSA’s 2015 conference at Fancourt, on the Garde [more NEWS]

  • Cape Town Still Tops for Business Events in Africa

    Cape Town has retained its position as the number one destination fo [more NEWS]

  • Univisa to be extended to Namibia, Botswana and Mozambique

    The unvisa between Zambia and Zimbabwe has been successful and will [more NEWS]

  • TGCSA sets out to modernise grading

    The Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) has announced it [more NEWS]

  • BUSHTRACKS BOTSWANA GETS NEW BOAT FOR CHOBE

    Bushtracks is pleased to announce a new additi [more NEWS]

  • Visits to Cango Caves to be Reduced

    The number of tours to the world famous Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn wi [more NEWS]

  • New microbrewery opens in the Garden Route

    The Tsitsikamma Microbrewery has opened at the Tsitsikamma Village Inn in Storms River.  [more NEWS]

  • Robben Island visit via Google Streetview

    The Robben Island Museum in Cape Town has partnered with the Interne [more NEWS]

  • SAA Cargo to implement stricter control measures for animals products

    Cape Town - South African Airways Cargo has explained their decision [more NEWS]

  • Kruger tourists help catch rhino poachers

    Cape Town - Tourists on a game drive in the Kruger National Park wer [more NEWS]

  • HAVE YOU TURNED GEO-TAGGING OFF BEFORE PHOTOGRAPHING WILDLIFE?

    Have you uploaded images from your holiday to Southern Africa of our [more NEWS]

  • South Africa''s Gansbaai lands gold tourism award

    Gansbaai is the overall winner in the African Responsible Tourism Aw [more NEWS]

  • Chilli gun keeps elephants out of busy Zim town

    On the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, Chirundu provid [more NEWS]

  • Cape Town claims 3rd place in Condé Nast World''s Best Food Cities

    The Mother City has claimed bronze laurels yet again, this time in t [more NEWS]

  • Public asked to keep eye out for turtles stranded on Cape beaches

    The Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town has asked members of the public to be on the lookout for you [more NEWS]

  • SA''s first official nude beach

    South African nudists on Thursday prepared for an Easter weekend of [more NEWS]

  • Relocating rhino to create new breeding populations

    Nineteen black rhino were recently [more NEWS]

  • SA parks named as two of the most popular in the world

    Cape Town - According to new information, "Walk on the Wilde Si [more NEWS]

  • SANparks bolsters its anti-poaching capabilities

    Cape Town - South African National Parks (SANParks) says the latest [more NEWS]

  • CAPE TOWN MAKES TOP 10 ON TRIPADVISOR’S BEST DESTINATION IN THE WORLD LIST!

    Cape Town - As part of the Traveler's Choice Awards, TripAdvisor [more NEWS]

  • Kirstenbosch does SA proud again as International Garden of the Year

    Cape Town - Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden has done SA proud [more NEWS]

  • Ecotourism Botswana''s Future

    The United States ambassador, Mr Earl Miller, says economists have s [more NEWS]

  • Business as Usual for Cape Town Tourism

    Although the recent fires in Cape Town have caused access restrictio [more NEWS]

  • R600 MILLION BOOST FOR SA TOURISM

    About R600 million will be invested in the Tourism Incentive Programme during this medium term ex [more NEWS]

  • Two rhinos poached in Eastern Cape

    Two rhinos have been poached on Mount Camdeboo, a private game reser [more NEWS]

  • Bomb-sniffing Elephants Trained in South Africa

    In the South African bush, elephants are being trained in the art of "bio-detection&quo [more NEWS]

  • CHINA ANNOUNCES ONE-YEAR IVORY BAN

    The move comes days before Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, is expected to raise the p [more NEWS]

  • SA''s visa rules for children to change again

    The Department of Home Affairs has backtracked on a concession that it granted last year that chi [more NEWS]

  • PASSENGERS WARNED OF NEW ACSA HAND BAGGAGE RULES

    Cape Town - Acsa is implementing new hand luggage restrictions, that will come into effect at all [more NEWS]

  • NEW COMMUNITY-BASED HIKING TRAILS

    Three new hiking trails have opened this past festive season, developed by Open Africa in as [more NEWS]

  • Great White shark rescue in Plett

    Cape Town - Footage of a dramatic rescue effort to save the life of a Great White shark that had [more NEWS]

  • VW, Germans to boost Malawi schools

    Windhoek - A group of 46 German citizens will arrive in Namibia to deliver donated off-road vehic [more NEWS]

  • CAPE TOWN IDENTIFIED AS UP-AND-COMING TECH HUB

    The South African city of Cape Town has been identified as an up-and-coming hub for technology an [more NEWS]

  • BETTER OFF THAN 20 YEARS AGO

    The majority of South Africans are much better off now than 20 years ago. The situation that [more NEWS]

  • PROTEA HOTEL MOWBRAY OPENS ITS DOORS

    January 2015: A magnificent historic Cape Dutch manor house on a green estate that borders the L [more NEWS]

  • ZIM INDUSTRY UNPREPARED FOR VAT
    The sudden introduction of 15% tourism VAT in Zimbabwe has taken the country’s tourism in [more NEWS]
  • AIR CHINA TO FLY TO SA
    Air China will commence direct flights into South Africa from March as part of the strengthenin [more NEWS]
  • 53 Fabulous Farmstalls you have to stop at

    Cape Town - South Africa is blessed with plenty of unique traveller-loving perks. We have bi [more NEWS]

  • Zimbabwe: Preferred Destination Status Welcomed

    Government and the tourism sector have hailed the ranking of Zimbabwe as the 14th must-visit glob [more NEWS]

  • Zambia’s “Yellow Fever-Free” Status Good for Tourism in 2015

    Zambia received an early Christmas present when it was declared a yellow fever-free zone by the W [more NEWS]

  • Dump site transformed into Cape nature reserve

    A 36-hectare area in Cape Town that was once used largely as a landfill has been transformed into [more NEWS]

  • Durban is a world-class city

    Durban is a world-class city – this has been confirmed by a series of accolades awarded in [more NEWS]

  • The Cape’s new canopy tour

    You may have heard of, or even had the change to experience, the “foofie-slide” exper [more NEWS]

  • Africa’s first game drive electric vehicle (EV) unveiled

    A South African company called Freedom Won has cleverly converted th [more NEWS]

  • Imbali Safari Lodges offer complimentary transfers from Skukuza and Hoedspruit Airports

    Guests staying at Imbali Safari Lodge, Hamiltons Tented Camp and Hoy [more NEWS]

  • Protea Hotel Fire & Ice is seriously ‘cool’

    From the moment you pull up outside, you know the hotel is going to be on the quirky side. & [more NEWS]

  • UNIVISA!

    Zimbabwe and Zambia have introduced a single shared visa, [more NEWS]

  • Jozi comes out tops – again

    According to the 2014 Good City Index, Jozi is the second-most inspiring city in the world &ndash [more NEWS]

  • SUNSTAR ON SIGNAL HILL - CAPE TOWN

    Designed by Christopher Swift and part of the World Design Capital i [more NEWS]

  • THE IGNORANCE EPIDEMIC

    SAFARI tents remain zipped, hotel pools are empty, game guides idle [more NEWS]

  • GERMAN LEISURE CARRIER LAUNCHES NEW OPERATIONS

    German leisure carrier, Condor, has launched operations to Windhoek, Namibia, from Frankfurt on N [more NEWS]

  • PEACEFUL RETIREMENT: PRETORIA ZOO LIONS MOVED TO CARE FACILITY

    Two lions from the Pretoria Zoo will be moved to the Glen Garriff Lion Farm in Harrismith, Free S [more NEWS]

  • NEW 122 ROOM HOTEL OPENS IN CAPE TOWN

    The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has announced the opening of the 122-room Park Inn by Radisson Ca [more NEWS]

  • Trips on the lines of the Cape Peninsula

    If you are looking for something different to do with family, friends or even on your own, why no [more NEWS]

  • REJUVENATION OF LUXURY SPA AT ARABELLA HOTEL & SPA COMPLETE

    The luxurious Arabella Hotel and Spa, located on the Championship golf course alongside the Bot R [more NEWS]

  • R30 MILLION TO BE INVESTED IN ANTI-POACHING EFFORTS

    The money would be spent on upgrading field communication technology used by rangers, cross-borde [more NEWS]

  • THE WESTCLIFF JOHANNESBURG OPENS FOR BOOKINGS

    Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg, the first property in the brand's portfolio in [more NEWS]

  • FLYAFRICA.COM WILL LAUNCH OPERATIONS IN FOUR COUNTRIES OVER THE COMING MONTHS

    The airline announced plans to establish a Namibian operation, with fares starting from R799 to J [more NEWS]

  • NEW WALKING SAFARIS IN THE PILANESBERG

    The 18km Gateway to Gateway Mountain bike trail in the Cradle of Humankind is nearing completion. [more NEWS]

  • SOUTH AFRICA IS EBOLA FREE!

    All points of entry to South Africa have thermal scanners to detect travellers with raised temper [more NEWS]

  • FLYSAFAIR TAKES OFF

    FlySafair is to begin flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town and Cape Town and Port Elizabeth [more NEWS]

  • EMIRATES ADDS FLIGHT

    Emirates Airline will introduce a fourth daily Johannesburg flight from end of October. This will [more NEWS]

  • Cape Town ranked among Top 25 World Cities

    Cape Town - The Mother City has another accolade behind its name, as it was named one of the Top [more NEWS]

  • New Website for Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

    The Cape Town's Table Mountain Aerial Cableway (TMAC) website has been redesigned to offer al [more NEWS]

  • News about Airlink: New scheduled flights from Cape Town to Windhoek from the 6th of October 2014, on.

    Airlink is pleased to announce that it will be re-introducing the SAA code to scheduled flights o [more NEWS]

  • Breaking news: South Africa s new Visa Regulations for travelling with children has been postponed until 1 June 2015

    The Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba has announced changes to the implementation of So [more NEWS]

  • Yellow Fever Update

    All travellers must provide a valid yellow fever international health certificate upon arrival in [more NEWS]

  • Ebola Update

    Southern Africa is NOT affected by the Ebola Virus. Herewith a list which&n [more NEWS]

  • Mozambique Tourist Visa Regulations

    On the 18th July 2014, existing regulation [more NEWS]

  • Chobe Game Lodge announces full bathroom & room refurbishment

    Chobe Game Lodge, the only lodge located in the heart of the Chobe National Park riverfront, is e [more NEWS]

  • Free WiFi introduced at South African airports

    Airports Company South Africa has launched a free WiFi service for passengers in the boarding are [more NEWS]

  • TOP PRIORITY TRAVEL ALERT : Children travelling to and from South Africa

    The South African immigration department has expressed concern about the growing issue of global [more NEWS]

  • South Africa Hotels Top List in 2013 Conde Nast Readers Awards

    South Africa has confirmed its reputation as a luxury tourist destination with brilliant results [more NEWS]

  • Christmas Cheer - ATC sponsors Ocean View Children's Christmas Party

    Our wonderful client Das-Gewisse-E! in partnership with ATC generously sponsored  the Ocean [more NEWS]






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