Tag: Durban

Seychelles’ tropical ambience spreads in Durban’s shopping mall

editor editor- October 4, 2019 20:16

The Seychelles Tourism Board South African office brought the lush Seychelles atmosphere to Durban shoppers, through a week-long exhibition in the Getaway Mall starting from Tuesday September 24th to Monday ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019 02:16

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of the best. This is the 26th Wrld Tavel Awards organized ... Read More

South African Ground Transportation Kwela Fleet takes active role in African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 20:39

One of South Africa largest and most established ground transportation operators, Kwela Fleet Management based in Pretoria, South Africa joined the African Tourism Board. Kwela Fleet was established in Pretoria ... Read More

London Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 08:40

Heathrow recorded its busiest ever April as the Easter getaway sent passenger numbers soaring, securing the airport its 30th month of consecutive growth Figures reveal the UK’s busiest airport welcomed ... Read More

South Africa Tourism Ministry and African Tourism Board Officials meet and agree with SA President Cyril Ramaphosa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019 22:00

African Tourism Board Vice President Cuthbert Ncube today at Indaba in Durban met with the Honorable Deputy Minister of Tourism for the Republic of South Africa, Elizabeth Thabethe; Her Excellency ... Read More

African Tourism Board and Durban ICC: Working together on Sustainable Development Goals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019 06:40

At the ongoing Indaba travel industry trade show in Durban, African Tourism Board Vice President Cuthbert Ncube met with Lindiwe Rakharebe, the Chief Executive Officer of the e Inkosi Albert Luthuli ... Read More

Durban loves African Tourism Board and Africa wins

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 04:03

Durban loves African Tourism Board, and the African Tourism Board loves Durban. Durban is the official host of the largest travel industry trade show in Africa,  Indaba, that opened yesterday. ... Read More

Zimbabwe Tourism invites African Tourism Board leaders to a fact-finding mission

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 02:46

African Tourism Board leaders were invited to Zimbabwe for a fact-finding mission and were afforded the opportunity to participate in a discussion with the Zimbabwe Minister of Tourism, Priscah Mupfumira. ... Read More

African Tourism Board met Mozambique to assist after double cyclone

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 01:37

African Tourism Board Vice President Cuthbert Ncube and CEO Doris Woerfel yesterday met with Marta Lucas in charge of PR, marketing, and communication for the Mozambique Tourism Board. The meeting took ... Read More

Zambia wants African Tourism Board to implement inclusiveness approach

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 2, 2019 21:22

African Tourism Board (ATB) CEO Doris Woerfel and Cuthbert Ncube, the new Vice President of ATB, met with Mwabashike Nkulukus, the Marketing Director of the Zambia Tourism Agency, today at Indaba, the ... Read More

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 21:11

Cuthbert Ncube, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) regional vice-president was appointed today as the Vice President of the African Tourism Board Mr. Ncube is based in Pretoria, South Africa. In ... Read More

Africa Tourism Leadership Forum: Next stop Durban

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:47

Themed “Stimulating intra-Africa Travel through thought leadership,” the 2019 Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) is the only Pan-African public-private tourism leadership dialogue platform that is convened, led, and hosted by ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:42

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent monetary policies looming over markets, international businesses are under more ... Read More

Air Seychelles to go daily to Johannesburg

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 5, 2019 00:20

Air Seychelles has earlier today confirmed that the airline will operate daily flights between Seychelles and the commercial capital of South Africa’s and the country’s biggest city, Johannesburg from June ... Read More

Tourism KZN to lobby for more conferences at Meetings Africa

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 25, 2019 23:06

The new drive by KwaZulu Natal to go after more meetings and incentive tourism is good news for South African Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom who has been working tirelessly to ... Read More

International Hotel Investment Forum names recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award

editor editor- February 14, 2019 02:04

The International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) is delighted to announce that Sol Kerzner (KCMG), will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award during IHIF 2019. The founder and former Chairman ... Read More

South African Tourism’s Travel Indaba: Not just yet

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019 02:05

Following South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State Of The Nation Address last night, February 7, South Africa Tourism has announced that the 2019 edition of Africa’s Travel Indaba will be ... Read More

King Shaka Airport in Durban witnesses double-digit growth

editor editor- February 1, 2019 01:22

King Shaka International Airport (KSIA) in Durban ended 2018 on a record high by growing international passenger numbers by 13% in December. This, together with strong domestic passenger growth of ... Read More

Rolls-Royce: All-electric plane coming to the skies over Great Britain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 16:40

Rolls-Royce is leading a highly specialized challenge to build the world’s fastest all-electric aircraft. This zero-emissions plane is expected to make a run for the record books with a target ... Read More

Dubai firm eyes tourist investments in Zanzibar

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 17:30

Dubai-based property developer Al Nakhil company is eyeing the Island of Zanzibar to inject its capital into the thriving tourism on the island famous for tropical and warm beaches, historical ... Read More

Emirates partners with Star Alliance Airline SAA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018 08:35

Emirates, and Star Alliance Member South African Airways (SAA), the South African flag carrier, are expanding their strategic cooperation with enhancements to its codeshare agreement, opening up new destinations for ... Read More

Heathrow has strongest November ever as airport sets out plan for carbon neutral growth

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 22:28

In another consecutive record month, 6.11m passengers travelled through Heathrow in November, up 3.3%. This is the first time that passenger volumes in November have exceeded 6 million. North America ... Read More

Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 16:20

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. The City of Gold attracted ... Read More

The most popular destination cities in Africa emerged

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018 00:50

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index. The City of Gold attracted ... Read More

Working relations between KwaZulu Natal and Seychelles strengthened

editor editor- May 18, 2013 00:02

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture used the opportunity of a Tourism Trade breakfast meeting in Durban to take to the podium to thank Minister Michael ... Read More

Seychelles delegation presents destination information at INDABA

editor editor- May 15, 2013 00:19

The Seychelles delegation at INDABA this year, led by Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange, Seychelles Tourism Board CEO Elsia Grandcourt, Director for South Africa and the Americas David ... Read More

KwaZulu-Natal announced as official host destination of 2015 World Routes

editor editor- March 27, 2013 02:01

It was announced today at the BRICS Summit, which is currently taking place in Durban, South Africa, that KwaZulu-Natal Province (KZN) will play host to the 21st World Route Development ... Read More

Ministers from Seychelles and South Africa address tourism industry partners at TAFI

editor editor- March 2, 2013 01:21

Mr. Michael Mabuyakhulu, the Minister for Economic Development & Tourism for the Kwazulu-Natal Provincial Government of South Africa and Mr. Read More

Press conference with a difference held by Seychelles in Durban

editor editor- May 21, 2012 01:28

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism & Culture, accompanied by Elsia Grandcourt, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, and hermManagers for the Seychelles Cape Town & Pret Read More

Tourism destinations form Three Cities Alliance in South Africa

editor editor- May 15, 2012 04:56

Sunday, May 13, 2012, heralded the official signing of the Three Cities Alliance agreement between Cape Town Tourism, Durban Tourism, and Johannesburg Tourism. Read More

A hot winter forecast for Johannesburg

editor editor- May 9, 2012 03:21

During the annual INDABA tourism marketing event in Durban, the Johannesburg Tourism Company (JTC) looks forward to networking with international leisure travel industry and business associates, media Read More

Air Mauritius announces extra flights to Durban

editor editor- September 21, 2011 06:13

(eTN) - Information was confirmed overnight that Air Mauritius will, as a result of the upswing in demand for seats to and from South Africa, add three extra flights between ... Read More

South African cities launch tourism agreement

editor editor- July 22, 2011 04:43

NEW YORK, New York - Cape Town Tourism, Johannesburg Tourism, and Durban Tourism have announced a joint city marketing agreement between the three cities. Read More

Tri-city tourism initiative in South Africa

editor editor- May 10, 2011 04:55

Cape Town Tourism, Johannesburg Tourism, and Durban Tourism agree that cities are the lead brands for countries. Read More

Seychelles participation at African tourism fair a success

editor editor- May 10, 2011 03:07

"The meetings were good and of quality, the interest very evident, and the delegation as a whole met with all those who had requested meetings at this 2011 INDABA," said ... Read More

INDABA Tourism Trade Fair welcomes Seychelles representatives

editor editor- May 6, 2011 06:45

Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board is heading the delegation of 17 individuals to the INDABA Tourism Trade Fair. The fair is being held in Durban from ... Read More