Tourism

SA’s parks now bigger

Four of South Africa’s national parks have increased in size, which is good news for the country’s conservation fraternity.    South African National Parks (SANParks) announced in February that an additional 20 206 hectares of land will be incorporated into four of South Africa’s national parks. More than 18 000 ha of land were added through the

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Black Rhino Range Expansion Project moves its 250th rhino

Black Rhino Range Expansion Project moves its 250th rhino In what has been a year of milestones, WWF’s Black Rhino Range Expansion Project has just completed the successful translocation of its 250th rhino. The Black Rhino Range Expansion Project (BRREP) is celebrating its 20th anniversary in its tireless work to increase the population of this

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Propelling South Africa’s economy forward, one tourist at a time

Propelling South Africa’s economy forward, one tourist at a time Although South Africa’s tourism industry has struggled to rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic, it is now it a position to pursue aggressive growth. In the first quarter of 2023, South Africa welcomed more than 2 million visitors. Furthermore, over the next decade, this sector is projected

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International tourists return to South Africa

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed positive signs of recovery for the South African Travel & Tourism sector with travellers heading back to its major cities. The report, researched in partnership with Oxford Economics, analysed key indicators such as Travel & Tourism’s direct contribution to GDP, employment and traveller spend. The results

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Sustainability a key element of travel agenda

A new report by World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Trip.com Group, together with Deloitte, reveals a heightened appetite for sustainable tourism amongst consumers, with 69% of travellers actively seeking sustainable travel options1.  In this report, WTTC joined forces again with leading global travel service provider, Trip.com Group and its major consumer brands Trip.com,

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