Be a Tourist in your own Country: Four Travel Experiences to Explore in South Africa

September is World Tourism Month, and in South Africa, it’s also the month we commemorate Heritage Day. With interprovincial travel now allowed, and hotel groups like First Group opening their doors for the first time since March, it is the perfect opportunity to explore our beloved country, while connecting to the rich history, cultural diversity […]

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Tourism sector pledges to support South Africa’s economic recovery given the opportunity

Kunene-Msimang underscores 5 key enablers that have been highlighted by the Tourism Business Council of South Africa, some of which are reiterated in the National Department of Tourism’s Recovery Strategy: Air Access As a catalyst for Tourism, South Africa is in desperate need of air liberalisation and an immediate national initiative to drive route take-up. […]

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FEDHASA welcomes positive developments in Hospitality business interruption insurance battle

FEDHASA, the voice of South African hospitality, has welcomed the positive steps that look set to bring the hospitality and tourism sector closure after almost a year of fighting Insurers for business interruption insurance pay outs. This week, Santam asked the Supreme Court for leave to appeal on the indemnity period, which legal precedent had […]

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FlySafair Launches new Mobile App, as Airlines Face Recovery

The ravages of COVID-19 on the aviation and tourism industry are well documented. South African local Low-Cost Airline FlySafair, has just launched a new mobile app as companies attempt to rebuild after South Africa’s second wave, and adjust to travel in the New Normal. “We’ve been crafting an app for a while and now seemed […]

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Sierra Leone activates Emergency Response System following confirmed cases of Ebola in the Republic of Guinea

Following a Press Release from the Government of the Republic of Guinea on Sunday, February 14, 2021, confirming seven reported cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) including three deaths, HE Retired Brig. Julius Maada Bio, instructed the Ministry of Health and Sanitation to inform the general public that even though there are no reported cases […]

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