SAA wins “Airline of the year” award

Pretoria - National carrier South African Airways (SAA) has won the Global Traveller's magazine "Airline of the year" award - the highest honour awarded...

SA to host three major international conferences

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria - South Africa will this year host three international conferences that will contribute to global governance. The Presidency on Monday said the...

New UN report encourages African countries to harness growing tourism sector

The UN official also noted the importance of keeping money in the continent – such as by sourcing food from local farmers, many of...

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...

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 Travel Spend expected to rise 24 Percent with Introduction of African Union Passport...

Sabre's traveller survey reveals significant growth opportunity for African airlines willing to address travellers’ current pain points New research released by global travel technology provider,...

flydubai touches down at Kilimanjaro International Airport

As part of the inaugural programme, flydubai showcased its new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft which it unveiled for the first time at the...

SA: North West tourism shoots for the stars

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – The leisure industry in the North West is set to benefit from a pact aimed at increasing the number of...

Tanzania among Africa’s super-rich destinations

An estimated 2,000 multimillionaire visitors have toured the country during the period under review. According to a survey on millionaire tourism in Africa, released...

SA: Doors open for unemployed youth in tourism

By – SAnews.gov.za Nearly 150 learners have graduated from the Department of Tourism’s Hospitality Youth Training Programme in Gauteng. The 148 youths, who graduated on Tuesday,...

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