This is how tech savvy SA travellers are

When on holiday, SA travellers use 11 different categories of apps, higher than the global average of nine.

A new global study by Travelport has revealed travellers in South Africa are becoming increasingly digitally dependent when it comes to planning, booking and experiencing travel.

This is how tech savvy SA travellers are
This is how tech savvy SA travellers are

This is how tech savvy SA travellers are

When on holiday, SA travellers use 11 different categories of apps, higher than the global average of nine.

10 hidden gems in Europe to visit in 2019

10 hidden gems in Europe to visit in 2019

The birthplace of Western civilisation should certainly be on your travel list for 2019, especially since it’s so affordable for South Africans
Slagtersnek Rebellion: Don’t mention the war

Slagtersnek Rebellion: Don’t mention the war

On the N9, just after the Craddock/Middleburg roadsign, stands a monument to the victims.
Uber and Lyft users will soon earn loyalty points for their rides

Uber and Lyft users will soon earn loyalty points for their rides

Lyft Rewards launches next month in various cities, whilst Uber Rewards will start in nine US cities.
French hotels sue Airbnb claiming ‘unfair competition’

French hotels sue Airbnb claiming ‘unfair competition’

The French hotel association is seeking damages in line with the nightly rate charged by one illegal Paris renter.
How to travel abroad without leaving SA

How to travel abroad without leaving SA

Swim in Langebaan’s lagoon while imagining you’re in the Maldives, or channel the rush of New York City by taking in the bright lights of Sandton.
Golden Classics is an absolute must for music aficionados

Golden Classics is an absolute must for music aficionados

Fans of jazz and classical music are urged to head to the #GoldenWeekend experience taking place from November 30 to December 2.
Discovering Bruges

Discovering Bruges

Bruges is a regal city filled with majestic architecture and great shopping for any visiting tourist.
‘Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi’ hotel opens

‘Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi’ hotel opens

Guests can cool off on the outdoor pool deck located on the 19th floor, and book a spa treatment at the Rayana Spa.
SA, Kenya to waive visa regulations

SA, Kenya to waive visa regulations

They are strengthening bilateral ties on immigration to ease the movement of people from both countries by waiving stringent visa regulations.
How to score a free seat on the world’s first craft beer flight

How to score a free seat on the world’s first craft beer flight

Ten seats have also been reserved for fans who can win a spot on the flight by leaving a comment on BrewDog’s social media accounts.
The evolution of air travel

The evolution of air travel

Fares have gone up, check-in your responsibility and if you could help the cabin crew, that’d be lovely.
British Airways starts new London-Joburg services

British Airways starts new London-Joburg services

The airline is also again increasing its daily winter Cape Town schedule to provide double-daily summer flights from London.
‘Venice of the East’ plays host to first Bangkok Art Biennale

‘Venice of the East’ plays host to first Bangkok Art Biennale

The Thailand capital’s venerated temples, heritage sites and high-end shopping centres are playing host to works from all over the world until February.
Snapcrap app launched in San Francisco

Snapcrap app launched in San Francisco

Snapcrap creator Sean Miller said the app was designed to make it simple to report poop sightings.
Paradise lost: Tourist spots in danger of being loved to death

Paradise lost: Tourist spots in danger of being loved to death

Sometimes tourists just need to give a location a break for its own good.
Titanic replica to set sail in 2022

Titanic replica to set sail in 2022

If the Titanic II does launch in 2022 as scheduled, it will set sail 110 year after the RMS Titanic sank in the North Atlantic Ocean.
KZN – a province full of gems

KZN – a province full of gems

Refilwe Modise finds that Kwa-Zulu Natal offers far more than sun, sand and sea.
Meerkats and crumpet at Jack’s Camp

Meerkats and crumpet at Jack’s Camp

Jim Freeman heads to Botswana to take stock of its meerkats and merlot, while failing to outrun social media’s grip.
More US daily flights to Cuba announced

More US daily flights to Cuba announced

US airline flights were reinstated in August 2016 amid the diplomatic rapprochement between the the US and Cuba when Barack Obama was president.
Japan gears up for Tokyo 2020 Games

Japan gears up for Tokyo 2020 Games

Tokyo has already embarked on an overhaul of its infrastructure with an eye to filling stadiums for the 2020 Games.
Tourism drop off in Portugal

Tourism drop off in Portugal

Travellers from all main European markets stayed fewer nights in Portuguese hotels, with Britain leading the trend.
Passengers stranded as Cypriot airline goes bust

Passengers stranded as Cypriot airline goes bust

Cobalt Air said it was cancelling all flights “due to indefinite suspension of Cobalt’s operations”.
This app will find that stunning beach on Instagram and let you book a flight

This app will find that stunning beach on Instagram and let you book a flight

All you need to do is upload screenshots of a destination from Instagram into Look&Book.
New Zealand tourists may be forced to give up phone passwords

New Zealand tourists may be forced to give up phone passwords

The new law has raised concerns over a grave invasion of privacy.
Cruise ship faces hefty fine for pollution

Cruise ship faces hefty fine for pollution

The southern French city of Marseille has been wrestling with growing air pollution as it seeks more of the lucrative cruise tourism business.

 

 

 

 

 

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