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6 travel destinations to explore on foot
There is nothing which beats feeling the new place pass under your heels.
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Getting back to the bush at Marataba Safari Lodge
This first precious visit back to the bush has reminded me of a different way to live in the world.
Visitors have flocked from Pretoria and financial hub Johannesburg since the government allowed South Africans to travel for leisure within their provinces last week.
Enjoy a virtual safari experience as you get up close and personal with these big cats.
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Fireside tales: Learning to trust a mate
Such are the stories ‘real’ men tell around the fire when the braai is done, the brandy has come out and only the little flickering flames skitter in between the coals.
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The days of hotel mints and breakfast buffets are gone
‘Shellshocked’ by the pandemic and the drop-off in business, hotels are rethinking amenities and trying to allay travellers’ concerns.

Government Over 3,000 tourism relief applications not funded due to depletion of resources

Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says letters detailing the reasons for unfavourable considerations are being prepared and will be issued to all unfunded applicants soon.  

Lifestyle Government moves curfew by an hour, allows intra-provincial leisure travel

According to Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, these changes have been introduced as a way to ensure that the impact of the lockdown is minimised.

International escapes Black Coffee gives us travel envy during lockdown

Mogul and DJ Black Coffee is giving us complete travel envy. A day at the office in the DJ’s life is the stuff dreams are made of and more.

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Venice tourism may never be the same after Covid – it could be better

International escapes Venice tourism may never be the same after Covid – it could be better

The pandemic crushed the tourism industry in Venice and other overtouristed cities. But many see this as an opportunity to rethink a ‘tourism monoculture’.

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The end of an era: Boeing 747’s final farewell

News The end of an era: Boeing 747’s final farewell

Even before coronavirus almost destroyed the global airline business, the days of mega-planes were numbered.

Africa Africa’s young people express views on Covid-19

Young and mid-level career citizens are cautiously optimistic about the future.

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Post-coronavirus cruises are not ready to sail

News Post-coronavirus cruises are not ready to sail

Data shows that there were far more cases of Covid-19 on cruise ships than have been reported, but the companies and the CDC have yet to establish how the boats can come back.

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Quatermain’s 1920s Safari Camp: A jewel of a place

Local getaways Quatermain’s 1920s Safari Camp: A jewel of a place

Does ostentation add to the bush experience?

News Business as usual even with Primedia retrenchments

The number of Primedia jobs to be impacted will be confirmed through a consultation process.

Business News East London, George and Kimberley domestic airports to resume operations

These airports will be back in business as of 21 July 2020.

Lifestyle Regulations issued do not permit people to use hotels for leisure purposes

The reworked regulations have not only confused the public buts disrupts  the tourism industry.

Lifestyle Government clears up confusion on provincial leisure travel

Despite the contents of an infographic that was tweeted and deleted by the @PresidencyZA account, leisure travel within the confines of one province is still not permitted.

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How the coronavirus pandemic ravaged medical tourism

News How the coronavirus pandemic ravaged medical tourism

As costs mount in the coronavirus crisis, hospitals are shifting their plans to develop hotels for patients seeking specialised treatments, despite an uncertain outlook.



 


 

 

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