South African Tourism, the national tourim agency, has appointed MMGY Hills Balfour as its new PR agency for the UK & Ireland. The deal runs for three years.
The latest relaxation means that hotel quarantine is no longer required for those returning to the UK from South Africa and a number of other destination as of today.
South Africa minister of tourism, Lindiwe Sisulu, has confirmed the country remains open to tourism despite the discovery of a new Covid-19 variant.
The government has reintroduced red list restrictions on arrivals from South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe and Namibia with immediate effect.
British travellers can now visit South Africa without requiring hotel quarantine upon return following a loosening of travel restrictions. The country is also reopening to international visitors.
Emirates has announced that it will be expanding its operations in and out of South Africa, boosting its schedule to 28 weekly flights by October.
In a move to support the ramp up of operations after boosting its passenger services to South Africa, Emirates has signed an interline agreement with Cemair.
A new deal is designed to give travellers to and from South Africa convenient access to more than 40 domestic and regional destinations across 12 African countries.
The planned opening of the property will mark the introduction of the select service and extended stay brand, Hyatt House, to the continent.
The property has used the last year to ensure that the much-loved Saxon hospitality can be enjoyed in even more beautiful surroundings - with an extensive refurbishment now complete.
People who have been in or transited through South Africa in the last ten days are no longer allowed into the UK. The new rule does not apply to British and Irish nationals.
Situated at the foot of the iconic Table Mountain, the 137-room Hyatt Regency Cape Town represents the company’s growing brand presence across Africa.