Travel bans on Omicron fears hit southern Africa tourism


The recent travel bans from southern Africa by the West on fears of the Omicron variant will seriously affect tourism in southern Africa at a time the region registers the bulk of its tourism revenue

South Africa’s biggest travel trade show to return in 2022


Africa's Travel Indaba, South Africa's biggest travel trade show, is set to return next year after it was postponed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic

South Africa holds virtual roadshow in India


South African Tourism held its first virtual roadshow in India to take advantage of the strong consumer and corporate traveller demand in the country

Cape Town’s Table Mountain named Africa’s leading tourist attraction


The iconic Table Mountain in South Africa has been named Africa's leading tourist attraction by the World Travel Awards

Tourism boost as South Africa is now off UK ‘red list’


The UK government has from today (Monday) removed South Africa and 46 other countries from its ‘red list’ of travel

SAA resumes flights


The troubled South African Airways (SAA) has resumed flights after about 18 months of grounding, which saw the government selling a 51% stake to a group of investors called the Takatso Consortium

Bees kill endangered African penguins in SA


At least 63 endangered African penguins were killed by a swarm of bees last week on the beach at Boulders, a popular tourist destination south of Cape Town in South Africa

South African can now travel to Seychelles, Mauritius next


South Africans have finally been allowed to travel to Seychelles and there is no need for them to quarantine upon arrival

No respite for SA tourism as the UK digs in


The UK government will not remove South Africa from its ‘red list’ of countries as this will compromise with its Covid-19 programme

UK ‘red list’ for travel hits South Africa tourism badly – study


The South African economy is losing over R180 million every week it remains on the UK’s ‘red list’ for travel

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