MTN Partners With South African Online Travel Agency In $40M Funding Deal

Travelstart, a South Africa-based online travel agency that does business throughout Africa, today announced US$40 million in funding that will help it create a...

South Africa: Mandarin Trainees Head to China

Pretoria — The first group of frontline tourism staff to be trained in Mandarin have completed the initial phase of their training and are...

Praise for SA tourism sector

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the South African tourism sector following news that South Africa has increased its tourism figures. The latest tourism...

2022 Commonwealth Games to showcase Durban

By - SAnews.gov.za Pretoria - With hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Durban will be showcased to the world, says KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Cooperative Governance and...

SA’s monthly tourism numbers rebound

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria - The Department of Tourism says the number of tourists arriving in South Africa every month has shot through the one...

UNWTO confident in Egypt’s tourism recovery

UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, has expressed the Organizations’ full confidence in the recovery of tourism in Egypt during a recent visit to the country....

Could tourism be the new mining boom for SA?

By– SAnews.gov.za Throughout the economic downturn, which began in 2008, the tourism industry has continued to be an economic driving force for South Africa. With...

African Union set to launch e-Passport at July Summit in Rwanda

The African Union (AU) is prepared to launch the electronic passport (e-Passport) at the next AU Summit tabled to take place in Kigali, Rwanda,...

R120m fund for small tourism businesses

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria - Small and medium enterprises in the tourism sector are set to benefit from a R120 million fund, which has been...

Liberation heritage must boost SA tourism

By - SAnews.gov.za Pretoria - Arts and Culture Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi says South Africa should use its rich liberation heritage to attract visitors to...

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