The reigning king of the Zulu nation has endorsed a new Bayede! restaurant in London, set to open later this month. The Camden location will exclusively sell Bayede! wine, while also showcasing products from the South African range.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup will be like no other World Cup in history. For the first time the greatest event in football, the most widely-followed sporting extravaganza on the planet, is breaking new ground in Africa – more specifically, South Africa.
Tourism officials in South Africa have announced an investigation into price collusion among hoteliers ahead of the FIFA World Cup. The allegations follow a separate investigation into airline ticketing earlier this year.
IFA Hotels & Resorts has strengthened its interests in South Africa by acquiring a further 5.25% in Boschendal Limited, increasing its stake to 37.33%.
Meetings Africa - the annual showcase for South Africa’s business tourism - has sent out a defiant message to the global market. With a significant increase in both buyers and suppliers, the clarion call was that Business Tourism is set to grow in the region.The 5th edition of Meetings Africa held at Johannesburg’s state-of-the-art Sandton Convention Centre witnessed a staggering 15 % growth in exhibitor numbers with visitor numbers rising by 12%.(Left: Moeketsi Mosola, South African Tourism CEO)
British Airways predicts South Africa will be the top flight destination in 2009, citing the value for money of currencies including the Pound and the Euro against the Rand, as well as the forthcoming Lions tour. Johannesburg is expected to be a firm favourite, along with Cape Town.
Breaking Travel News interviews Adrian Gardiner, Chairman of the Mantis Collection at World Travel Market 2007 about the growth of the collection beyond South Africa.
Breaking Travel News interviews Nicholas Wolpe, CEO of Liliesleaf Trust discusses discusses the importance of promoting the heritage and culture of South Africa.
Asnath Mahapa, 23, is the first black woman beneficiary of SAA’s level two cadet pilot training programme and recipient of the airline’s bursary scheme set aside for previously disadvantaged communities.