SA Tourism survey: 45% of international tourists will avoid travel and other revealing results

Almost two-thirds of international travellers are ready to travel immediately after the lifting of international travel restrictions or within a year thereafter, a South African Tourism (SA Tourism) survey on international travel... Read more »

MAP: The oldest restaurants in Africa, Europe and other parts of the world revealed

Ever wondered which restaurant at your holiday destination is their oldest establishment? Many foodies travel the world to check out some of its most famous and oldest establishments.  As travel is slowly... Read more »

Disneyland Paris to reopen in phases from mid-July

Children can find some cheer again as Disneyland Paris welcomes little ones after a long hiatus. The sought-after theme park has joined the list of destinations reopening after a global Covid-19 lockdown.... Read more »

Airbnb wants president to include the home-sharing service in level 3 regulations

Airbnb is hoping that President Cyril Ramaphosa will include the home-sharing service in level 3 regulations. Ramaphosa revealed on June 17 that sit-in restaurants, accredited hotels, cinemas, theatres, casinos, personal care services... Read more »

Take a virtual tour to witness this year’s Sardine Run on the South Coast

The ongoing cold spell has seen sardine activity increase in KwaZulu-Natal, South Coast and Ugu South Coast Tourism (USCT) revealed. While South Africans are on lockdown, USCT is showcasing the Sardine Run... Read more »

Listen to the songs named after the world’s leading destinations

When you think of songs named after countries, you probably think of songs like ‘Don’t Cry for Me Argentina’ by Madonna, ‘Born in the USA’ by Bruce Springsteen or ‘Walk Like an... Read more »

LOOK: Mexico desperate to reopen 11 million-job tourism industry

An irony of the coronavirus pandemic is that the idyllic beach vacation in Mexico in the brochures does exist now. The white sand beaches are sparkling çlean and empty on the Caribbean... Read more »

5 South African views to check out after the lockdown is over

As South Africa eases lockdown restrictions, many travellers are already planning items to tick off their bucket list. Here’s a list of 5 South African views to look forward post lockdown:  Tobago’s Bar... Read more »

LOOK: It’s snowing in Sutherland

South Africa has just started its winter season, which means that parts of the Northern Cape received some snowfall in recent days – with many excited locals snapping photographs to mark the... Read more »

LISTEN: Cape Town International Airport gets go ahead to resume business travel flights

Cape Town International Airport (CTIA) is ready to welcome businesses travellers to Cape Town and the Western Cape.  This follows a recent visit by the Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, David... Read more »

Will Covid-19 spell the end of sex tourism and famous party destinations?

For some travellers, seeking a sexy rendezvous on a holiday is just one of the ways to enjoy their break.  But, that may be a thing of the past in a coronavirus... Read more »

PICS: Aussie city folk turn to nature as lockdown eases

Sydney – Learning Australian bush survival skills is becoming popular as city folk turn to nature with the easing of the coronavirus lockdown, organisers of a course outside Sydney said. The Bushcraft... Read more »

PICS: Victoria Falls at her most powerful

Victoria Falls is showing off again. Victoria Falls, located on the Zambezi River, at the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, has received steady flows in May.  Zambezi River Authority data shows Victoria... Read more »

4* Avani Seychelles – Early booking special – From R21,055

4* Avani Seychelles Mixing European heritage and Asian touches with an upbeat vibe, the first Avani in Seychelles offers all the right ingredients for tropical relaxation – sandy beach, crystal clear ocean,... Read more »

5* Cocoon Maldives – Honeymoon special – From R41,155

5* Cocoon Maldives The stunning island of ‘Ookolhufinolhu’ (sandbank point) is located in an unexplored part of the Lhaviyani Atoll, a 30-minute seaplane ride from Male international airport. This large island has... Read more »

Seychelles: 4* Coral Strand – 35% Off special – From R18,535

4* Coral Strand Resort, Mahe Seychelles Seychelles Coral Strand Hotel is situated a short 15km from Seychelles International Airport and around 5km from Victoria – capital of the Seychelles Islands. In the... Read more »

PICS: Table Mountain blooms again after devastating fires

Following a devastating fire that raged across Table Mountain just before the national lockdown on Sunday, March 15, the mountain is slowly starting to show signs of rebirth.  This week, the first... Read more »

Cyprus pledges to cover costs for virus-hit tourists

Cyprus is pledging to cover all costs for anyone testing positive for the coronavirus while on vacation on the eastern Mediterranean island nation, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press... Read more »

Stranded US couple wait more than 2 months in lockdown to visit Pompeii

 An American couple waited a lifetime plus 2 ½ months to visit the ancient ruins of Pompeii together. Colleen and Marvin Hewson, retirees from the Detroit, Michigan area, were first in line... Read more »

VIDEO + PICS: Meet Ash, the first koala born after deadly Australia bushfires

A female joey named Ash has been hailed as a sign of hope after fires ravaged Australia’s native wildlife. The Australian Reptile Park, where the first koala joey was born since a catastrophic... Read more »

PICS: This seal posing for the camera in Simon’s Town is everything

Many have claimed that South Africa’s lockdown has been good for the wildlife.  Just this week, a Southern Elephant Seal was photographed at Simon’s Town looking cheerful. The image was captured by... Read more »

PICS: Virus lockdown gives Venice a shot at reimagining tourism

For years, Venice has faced an almost existential crisis, as the unbridled success of its tourism industry threatened to ruin the things that have drawn visitors for centuries. Now the coronavirus pandemic... Read more »

Opportunity to transform travel is on the other side of this mess, says G Adventures founder

Author, entrepreneur and philanthropist Bruce Poon Tip believes that travellers can reshape how they travel in a post Covid-19 world. Poon Tip is the founder of G Adventures and the author of... Read more »