Alarming Tourism Statistics

Tourism Statistics - The latest Tourism Business Index (TBI) 3rd quarter results from Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA) has been released and the findings are alarming.   Business confidence is at a record low, with the … [Read more...]

Calitz misses Fish River record by 8 minutes

After running 100 kilometres, it is heartbreaking to miss setting a new record by little over a kilometre in distance. For this year's running of the Fish River Canyon Ultra, his only goal was to break the hiking trail route record. Missing … [Read more...]

Youth should consider tourism as a career

Tourism Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa on Monday called on young people to consider taking tourism as a career. … [Read more...]

Tourism must reduce poverty

Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom says the success of tourism will be judged by how much it contributes towards reducing poverty, inequality and unemployment. … [Read more...]

Agulhas National Park opens new chalets

The South African National Parks has launched seven brand new chalets in the Agulhas National Park. … [Read more...]

Airbus A350XWB lands in SA

The Airbus A350XWB - which is on a world tour -- landed in South Africa at the weekend, where it carried out crucial high airfield performance and auto-landing trials at OR Tambo International Airport. … [Read more...]

Minister speaks on new immigration regulations

Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom says the regulation of immigration matters is the constitutional responsibility of the Department of Home Affairs. … [Read more...]

Inroads in war against rhino poaching

Skukuza - South African National Parks (SANParks) authorities say gains are being made in the war against rhino poaching, with eight suspected poachers arrested in the past week. … [Read more...]

Tourism marketing reaching consumers

Durban - Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk has announced that through South Africa’s marketing efforts in tourism they have reached over one billion consumers. … [Read more...]

New technology for SAA

Pretoria - South African Airways’ new aircraft technology is set to reduce travel times as well as fuel burn, the national carrier said on Wednesday. … [Read more...]