SAA plans turnaround strategy

Cape Town – South African Airways (SAA) says it will be ready to present its turnaround strategy to national government by early April. … [Read more...]

SA signs deal to save rhino

Ha Noi - The governments of South Africa and Vietnam today signed a landmark agreement that authorities hope will help quash the alarming scourge of rhino poaching that has been seen in the North West, Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces. … [Read more...]

Create jobs, buy local

Johannesburg - Promotion of locally manufactured goods was critical to South Africa’s growth and job creation, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said on Monday. “All of us have a vested interest in promoting our country as an investment … [Read more...]

SA to strengthen relations with the Philippines

Pretoria - International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim is to pay a two-day working visit to the Philippines next week to strengthen relations with that country, in the areas of trade, investment, tourism and … [Read more...]

National Parks Week 2012

Pretoria – South Africans with valid Identity Documents will as from today until Friday be able to spend a day at a national park of their choice free of charge. … [Read more...]

New SAA baggage policy kicks in

Pretoria - South African Airways ‘s (SAA) new baggage policy - which will restrict the number of pieces of baggage a passenger may check in – kicks in. … [Read more...]

E-visas to grow tourism, create jobs

Pretoria - The introduction of e-visas will serve not only to grow tourism volumes but will also create new job opportunities, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said on Sunday. “There are opportunities to accelerate the … [Read more...]

Tourism still paramount to SA growth

Johannesburg - Despite the current global financial problems which continue to impact the industry, tourism will continue to play a central role in the country’s economy, Tourism Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa says. With South Africa … [Read more...]

Motlanthe to visit Germany, Finland

Pretoria - Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe is to undertake working visits to Germany and Finland next week to advance political relations with the two countries. … [Read more...]

New tourism board announced

Pretoria - Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk has announced the appointment of the new board members of South African Tourism (SAT), which will now be headed by Frank Kilbourn, the deputy chairperson of the previous SAT board. … [Read more...]