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Wellness tourism set to take off amidst heightened awareness around wellbeing in the wake of the pandemic 18 October 2021: Successive stages of lockdown, compounded by stress related to the novel coronavirus have had a profound effect on the mental health of South Africans, according to Western Cape Minister for the Department of Social Development, […]

Digital gateways the #newnormal for SA travellers

The recent move to Level 1 lockdown and the announcement around South Africa’s (SA) removal from the United Kingdom’s ‘red list’ is very likely to have spurred a surge in online travel bookings. While this journey towards digital customer experiences began a long time ago, physical distancing and lockdown constraints during the pandemic have further […]

The Adventure Capital Of The Western Cape Is Right On Cape Towns Doorstep

South Africans are embracing travel and getting out and about to satisfy their wanderlust.  Covid has changed the way people travel, with many looking for local adventures in off-the-beaten-track destinations – and the Bergrivier region, situated right on Cape Town’s doorstep, certainly delivers!  The Bergrivier region is a beautiful area – known for its open […]

Cape Town’s clothing, leatherwear, accessories and textile design companies get support for new jobs for youth and women

14 October 2021 – Over the next three years, up to 60 Cape Town-based creative businesses and 200 learners will benefit from the Cape Skills and Employment Accelerator. Local design companies in need of machinist capacity are urged to submit applications for support until 21 October 2021. The Cape Skills and Employment Accelerator is focused […]

Nedbank and South African Tourism announces empowering the Women in Tourism initiative

Thursday, 14 October 2021 – One of the country’s leading banks, Nedbank, and South African Tourism, has launched an innovative empowerment initiative to promote black women owned businesses in tourism. Twenty-five women in each province – 225 in total – will be selected for enterprise development training to ensure that women are the catalyst for […]

Discover and Consider Cape Agulhas

Cape Agulhas is located in the Overberg region, 170 kilometres southeast of Cape Town. South of Cape Agulhas the warm Agulhas Current that flows south along the east coast of Africa, retroflex back into the Indian Ocean. The region of Cape Agulhas has a spectacular coastline, consisting of a gradually curving coastline with rocky and sand beaches. A survey marker and […]

My Octopus Teacher Oscar win great boost for South Africa

26 April 2021 – South African excellence was on display at the 93rd Academy Awards in Los Angeles last night with the acclaimed Netflix documentary, My Octopus Teacher, winning an Oscar in the Best Documentary Feature Category. The documentary is set in the False Bay area in Cape Town and focusses on the intimate relationship […]

5 Ways We’ll Plan Our Travel Differently Now

By Jiten Vyas, Regional Group Chief Operating Officer – Australasia, China, Africa and Europe & CIS, VFS Global 26 January 2021 – Even as the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to pause travel around the world, it has not stopped people from dreaming about where they want to take their next, somewhat off-schedule, vacation. While UNWTO’s […]

Celebrating Women in Tourism

Celebrating Women In Tourism

Universal Access for Special Needs

Disabled Tourism assists with advice and information for inclusive holidays.

Magnificent Nepal

Discover the humbling and magnificent land of Nepal.

Living Like a Local in Lisbon, Portugal

Dawn Jorgensen details the essentials for the perfect Lisbon visit.

Wouldn’t You Rather be in Mauritius?

Mauritius is a top destination that offers something for everyone.

Morgan’s Wonderland, Where Everyone Can Play

A fun-filled destination for the whole family.

Top Things to do in KwaZulu-Natal

KZN is a vibrant and colourful choice for your family vacation.

The Multi-Generational Holiday Trend

People worldwide are trending towards vacations with the whole family.

Ways of Maintaining Your Health While Travelling

Make sure to stay healthy during your travels.

Top 6 Family Holiday Planning Tips

Plan your family holiday like a Pro for maximum enjoyment