As South Africa goes to the polls, incumbent president, Cyril Ramaphosa, is keen to woo the hospitality sector with the promise of a radical overhaul of the national visa regime. Reporting from Africa’s Travel Indaba in Durban for Breaking Travel News, Sapphire Goss assesses what impact it will have on the local market
The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2018 at the Durban International Convention Centre to find out who among them would be crowned best of the best.
Africa is set to develop the world’s fastest growing tourism market over the next ten years, alongside Asia-Pacific, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council. This will be the key message of WTTC president David Scowsill when he delivers his keynote speech to aviation and travel industry leaders at the World Route Development Forum taking place at the Durban International Conference Centre.
The South African department of health has officially lifted the requirement that yellow fever vaccinations are needed to travel between Zambia and South Africa. After being declared a yellow fever free zone by the World Health Organisation in January, the South African health department has now announced that travellers no longer need to obtain certification of vaccination.
The ZA Domain Name Authority is welcoming the success of .joburg in the initial evaluation stage of ICANN’s new generic Top Level Domains project.
The communities of Cullinan, Dinokeng Game Reserve, and Refilwe were honored to host and welcome the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) Founder and President Louis D’Amore during his recent visit to South Africa. Mr. Dumisani Ntshangase, Deputy Director of Public Participation and Community Projects, and his team with the Gauteng Tourism Authority, hosted the visit to these communities.
Seychelles President James Michel and South Africa President Jacob Zuma held bilateral discussions at Ephelia Resort, Port Launay, on Mahé Island.
Seychelles President James Michel and his South African counterpart, President Jacob Zuma, held bilateral discussions in the margins of the 19th Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The Seychelles Minister for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange, has met with the South African High Commissioner to Seychelles, Dr. Nomvuyo N. Nokwe at his Ministry’s Bel Ombre Offices.
Despite quickly becoming one of the most beloved golf courses on the planet, the Legend Golf & Safari Resort is enhancing its offering with a raft of new initiatives, including the opening of its new conference centre, the launch of an authentic African dining facility and the addition of an airstrip on site, meaning easier access to the property for guests.