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Manyane Resort a venue to unwind and let your hair down

Manyane Resort a venue to unwind and let your hair down

I realised this on a balmy afternoon at Manyane Resort- Pilanesberg National Park as a gentle breeze swayed the bird’s perch. We visited the lodge as guests, and one must indicate it’s been ages since yours truly set his foot inside the park, whereupon arrival the usual suspect: kudus, impalas were roaming freely in jubilation […]

Emirates airline continues its investment on entertainment

Emirates airline continues its investment on entertainment

The key message was to entice locals and some international travelers some of entertainment products Emirates ice offers aboard either Airbus A380 or Boeing 777 aircrafts as part of investment, and the launch of a new route to Stansted-London Airport. Since installing TV screens in 2008 on every seat, the offering today includes 2470 curated […]

Oyster Box Hotel- indeed your oyster. Amen

Oyster Box Hotel- indeed your oyster. Amen

My host: the internationally acclaimed Oyster Box Hotel in the burgeoning Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, that afforded a front row seat to Durban’s Indian Ocean shaking off her mist-shrouded coat as the rest of the city was waking up. Upon our arrival, yours truly and team were welcomed by porters, who wore pith helmets accompanied by that […]

SADC media expedition begins on a right footing

SADC media expedition begins on a right footing

Albeit it revs off March 2019, the organisers saw it prudent to whet the appetite of those who made it on the tour, on what is to follow as it begins from Gauteng, and hits Lesotho, eSwatini and other African States. It wraps at the highest Mt on the Continent-Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. One of the fundamentals […]

Tourism Indaba is going to be the best- Minister Hanekom

Tourism Indaba is going to be the best- Minister Hanekom

Over 10 000 delegates from all walks of life are attending the travel show, that is expected to contribute over R5million pre and post the gathering. “The African continent is one of warmth and diversity. “We are one as humanity and we will express it on the continent,” says Hanekom, who has been re-appointed to the […]

Air transport innovation key in improving the African market

Air transport innovation key in improving the African market

The SITA Air Transport Community Foundation Innovation Award 2018 offers a prize valued at $10,000 (about R110k) and will reward the best response to the challenge. Itumeleng Dhlamini, partner engagement manager at the Tshimologong Precinct, says that Africa is predicted to grow faster than any other region over the next 20 years. “Taking this growth […]

Emirates Airlines looking for Pilots

Emirates Airlines looking for Pilots

Emirates Airlines, a global connect of people is searching for your services that’s if you’re an experienced and technically qualified commercial pilot in SA. Roadshows are taking place in both Cape Town and Johanensburg, respectively. The sessions in Johannesburg will be held at the DaVinci Hotel and Suites on Nelson Mandela Square on the 4th […]

Meetings Africa will be hosted in GP until 2022

Meetings Africa will be hosted in GP until 2022

Regaled as Africa’s showpiece it draws 7000 visitors and over 1000 regional, international buyers and media. The gathering was graced by the former minister of Tourism Toko Xasa, who encouraged guests and visitors that “Let’s keep Nelson Mandela’s spirit alive in 2018.” She also quoted President Cyril Ramaphosa, who during his State of the Nation […]

Turkish Airlines clogged 5million passengers in the beginning of 2018

Turkish Airlines clogged 5million passengers in the beginning of 2018

The flag carrier also reached a significant occupancy rate this winter, which is considered the quietest period of the year for airline companies. The passenger occupancy rate, which was 72.5 per cent in the January 2017 period, increased by 7.3 per cent in January 2018 to reach 79.8 per cent, according to the company’s statement […]

Turkish Airlines introduction of toys for younger market welcomed

Turkish Airlines introduction of toys for younger market welcomed

The new toys, exclusively designed for Turkish Airlines, recognizes the need to provide young travellers between 3 and 12 with additional entertainment while inflight. This new policy was introduced January 2018. This is part of the airlines innovation in showing its careness towards the younger market; and also forms part of its recognition of harmful […]