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Cruise caters for everyone but the new bill could hamper traveling!

Cruise caters for everyone but the new bill could hamper traveling!

Already the pinch has been felt in South Africa with tourists numbers taking a nose-dive, that prompted the Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom to request and urgent meeting with Cabinet. But as for MSC Cruises it will be business as usual. With holidays beckoning most families look for a holiday destination that will appeal to […]

Cable car debate revisited!

Cable car debate revisited!

The project, with a cable length of about 3km, first mooted in 1994, was met with criticism from the political front when it was announced. During a media briefing at Alpine Heath Resort in the Drakensberg on Saturday, director of social and economic services at the municipality, Thulani Mazibuko, said the project would be a […]

Key appointments made at TIME hotels in Dubai!

Key appointments made at TIME hotels in Dubai!

First of the senior appointments is Ghassan Farhat, who joins the TIME Ruby Hotel Apartments team in his capacity as Hotel Manager. A 23-year Dubai hospitality veteran, he began his career in the UAE in 1992 as front office manager at the long-established Al Khaleej Palace Hotel, subsequently climbing the career ladder and moving into […]

Tranquility reigns at MorningStar Hotel!

Tranquility reigns at MorningStar Hotel!

But MorningStar Express Hotel perched in Tshwane or Pretoria, is an ideal destination of choice be it for a night stay-over or longer period, the service is sublime… Take it from yours’ truly! What was then flats and constructed in 2010(yes during the historical FIFA World Cup on the African Soil for the first, if […]

Queen Vic Hotel shows who’s real King!

Queen Vic Hotel shows who’s real King!

This annual list represents a ranking of the world’s best reviewed hotels as determined by direct customer feedback on Expedia.comR. The 2015 class of Insiders’ Select hotels is based upon more than two million customer Verified Reviews; this means that ExpediaR confirmed the traveler’s booking on Expedia.com in order to review the property. The winning […]

I’m a sucker for pressure- Ntebo!

I’m a sucker for pressure- Ntebo!

The strong-willed, pressure-sucker and cool as a cucumber Ntebo is the brains behind a billion rand project that seeks to conscientious tourists, on the feeling of using the mode of rail as transport. Internationally, rail tourism is on a peak and Ntebo is trying to benchmark on that by encouraging locals to consider it as […]

SA parks ranked highly globally!

SA parks ranked highly globally!

No other country had more parks ranked so highly, which is excellent for South Africa. A total of 2 234 reviews were contributed by safari tourists from 63 countries. The remaining 774 park reviews were written by experts, including guidebook authors associated with Lonely Planet, Rough Guides, Frommer’s, Bradt and Footprint. The study found Mala […]

Airlink a drive to increase tourist numbers in the Platinum Province!

Airlink a drive to increase tourist numbers in the Platinum Province!

But all that is forgiven, following robust negotiations that took place amongst ‘tripartite alliance’ i.e. North West Provincial Government, SA Express and Sun City to revisit the idea of an airlink. Fast-forward to April 2015, when the first commercial flight took to the skies between Cape Town, Johannesburg, Sun City and soon Mahikeng Airport -to […]