South Africa’s City Sightseeing buses win top international awards

You’ve seen them all over the world – those iconic open-top red buses trundling their way round cities from Perth to Paris, from Sao Paulo to San Francisco. But have you tried the Johannesburg and Cape Town award-winning buses yet?

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UNWTO report reflects on worldwide tourism trends

  • June 27, 2014
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In its latest report, the UNWTO, the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism, reflects on worldwide industry trends during 2013, predictions for 2014 and tourism growth in the long term.

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Routes in South Africa

Whether it's sweeping vistas, precipitous mountain passes, a gentle drive through rolling, green hills, or a slow coastal meander, there's absolutely no shortage of road-tripping options for visitors to South Africa. It's the one thing everyone remarks on: This is an exceptionally beautiful country, so get out there and explore!
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7 cool things to do with the kids these winter holidays

  • June 26, 2014 by Andrea Weiss
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Factor one of these quintessential South African experiences into your winter holiday.

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Enjoy a night of stargazing at Maropeng

Go on a mission and enjoy an evening of discovering more about the southern skies at a Maropeng stargazing evening.

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Grand White Dinners in South Africa

  • June 26, 2014 by Kolosa Vuso
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If a picture is indeed worth a thousand words, then an aerial shot of a Grand White Dinner would reveal a lot.

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Tourism minister to focus on transformation

  • June 25, 2014
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On 26 May 2014, Derek Hanekom officially took office as South Africa’s new minister of tourism, having previously held the post of minister of science and technology.

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Watching the FIFA World Cup in Cape Town

  • June 25, 2014 by Lynnette Johns and Stuart Buchanan
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We suggest heading out to find a pub or restaurant in Cape Town to watch the FIFA World Cup on a big-screen TV – preferably somewhere warm, with friends and family.

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SAA to introduce Airbus A330-200 on Washington, DC route

  • June 24, 2014
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Daily South African Airways (SAA) flights between Washington, DC and Johannesburg via Dakar will soon feature an aircraft popular among major carriers and passengers alike: the Airbus A330-200.

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