South Africa

  • Chinese tourist arrivals declines in South Africa

     Friday, May 18, 2018

    Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom said that number of Chinese tourists visiting South Africa declined by 17 percent last year.     There was no further elaboration on why fewer Chinese tourists visited South Africa. However, strict visa requirements and security …

  • WTM Africa 2018 records 18% increase in attendees

     Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    After a successful three days in the Host City of Cape Town, WTM Africa is pleased to report that its pre-audited statistics show an 18% increase in visitor numbers in comparison to 2017, with over 600 companies exhibiting at this …

  • New R200 million Durban Cruise Terminal will set a new epoch in SA cruise tourism

     Tuesday, April 17, 2018

    As, the global cruise tourism is growing, South Africa plans to construct the new R200 million Durban Cruise Terminal. It is expected to set Durban and KwaZulu-Natal to maximise South Africa’s share from the growing global cruise tourism industry.   …

  • Accor Hotels expands its market in South Africa by take Mantis’ stake

     Saturday, April 7, 2018

    Accor SA, which is known as one of the biggest hotel operator in Europe plans to buy a 50% stake in South Africa’s Mantis Group for the expansion of hotel expansion in South Africa.     The Mantis transaction will …

  • South African Tourism will ease visa policy to increase foreign tourists’ arrival

     Saturday, March 31, 2018

    The South African Tourism is speeding up the visa process to attract more foreign business tourists and leisure tourists. It is an effort to boost foreign arrivals by 40 percent by 2021.     The new measures by South Africa …

  • Travel and Tourism – a lucrative career in South Africa

     Friday, March 30, 2018

    Tourism is one of the most thriving industries in South Africa. With breathtaking views, hiking trips, endless beaches and lush vineyards the tourism industry is very competitive and dynamic one.   Tourists from around the globe flock to South Africa. …

  • SA tourism turns water wise while tourists cooperate

     Thursday, March 22, 2018

    A radical development is taking place in South Africa. The warm, dry climate of this beautiful country which has turned it into such a popular tourist destination also makes water a particularly precious resource. Driven by climate change, South Africa …

  • Western Cape’s wine tourism shot up by 16% in 2017

     Wednesday, March 14, 2018

    In 2017, Wesgro had collaborated with Explore Sideways to conduct the second annual Wine & Food Tourism Study in the Western Cape.   The study analyzed over 40 tour operators of South Africa to check sector trends and identify altering …

  • Congo Airways launching new flights to South Africa

     Thursday, March 1, 2018

    Congo Airways, the flag carrier of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced that it will launch the new flights between South Africa and Congo to meet the passengers demand for business sand leisure tourism.     The international …

  • Cape Town hopes for good business in tourism

     Thursday, February 22, 2018

    The Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba hopes for funding and support for small, micro and medium-sized enterprises (SMMEs) to enrich in tourism world and also it also help in boosting the tourism.     The corporate communications manager at the Tourism …


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