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Table Mountain Cableway to close for maintenance

  Table Mountain Cableway  maintenance The Table Mountain Cableway will be closed from July 24 until August 6, for scheduled annual maintenance. Apart from mechanical and component work to the Table Mountain Cableway, specific maintenance includes replacing the lifts at the lower station, which will cause delays, and exit platforms will be switched around to ensure a better flow of foot traffic. The top station pathways will be resurfaced and the seating area in the Table Mountain café will be reconfigured. The visitor [...]

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Unabridged birth certificate / No changes to child travel requirements

Unabridged birth certificate / No changes to child travel requirements – Minister There would be no changes to South Africa’s strict immigration laws due to 15 cases of child trafficking at OR Tambo since January, the most recent being on March 29. Malusi Gigaba, Minister of Home Affairs, said at a media briefing at OR Tambo International Airport on Thursday. This announcement comes after Thabo Mokgola, Spokesperson for the Department of Home Affairs, advised on March 6 that changes to South [...]

Child Friendly Safari Lodge

Child-friendly Safari Lodge / Children of all ages

Child-Friendly Safari Lodge Nyala Safari Lodge in the Balule forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park and is proud to be considered a child-friendly safari lodge. Therefore Nyala Safari Lodge welcome children of all ages. Nyala Safari Lodge provides a child-friendly safari lodge experience, for families with children of all ages.  From babies, toddlers right up to teenagers. Although this is a child-friendly safari lodge and children of all ages are allowed on game drives there are a few rules put [...]

Online is not always the best

Tourism Update article:  You can’t Airbnb your safari, say tour operators By: Kim Emmanuel 25 Nov 2016 09:28 (UTC+2) While online platforms may become competitors, tour operators believe they will not be able to compete effectively with the industry’s safari offerings. While the launch of Airbnb Trips has made headlines, tour operators feel confident that booking a safari is complex enough to cement the dominance of the trade in this space, at least for now. However, some suggest Airbnb and other online platforms will [...]

Report incidents of extortion from trolley operators

Tourism Update article: Advise your clients about extortion at airports 25 Nov 2016 14:00 (UTC+2) International passengers have reported being forced to pay between $70 and $100 to trolley operators for pushing their luggage at OR Tambo International Airport.   Passengers are encouraged to use only airport-accredited porters when they require assistance. They are identifiable with the bright orange uniform that clearly states the porter’s name and operating number.   Tour operators should advise passengers at South African airports to report incidents of extortion [...]

Tourism Update: New development in Kruger gets the nod

A new tented safari lodge will be developed in the Kruger National Park, following approval from the Department of Environmental Affairs. The planned 240-bed Malelane Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park has got the nod of approval from the Department of Environmental Affairs.film Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer Michael Wright, Director and Shareholder of Malelane Safari Resort Investments, told Tourism Update the department had notified it of approval on Thursday. The Department of Environmental Affairs had approved the development last year, but five [...]

Mother’s Day Special – 5 Nights – Mozambique

Mother’s Day on Sunday, 8 May 2016, celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures. Mother’s Day is celebrated in different countries.  Ever thought what this special day is called in other languages?  Fête des Mères (French), Muttertag (German), Día de la Madre (Spanish), Morsdag (Norwegian), Moederdag (Dutch), Ziua Mamei (Romanian), Moedersdag (Afrikaans) Bring tribute to motherhood this Mother’s Day and book a 5 night Mozambique break at Rio Azul Lodge Mozambique Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download Rio Azul Mozambique is [...]

Good times are over…what a bump for motorists!

Going away the weekend? Fill up fast before Midnight Last change today to fill up your vehicles, making use of the lower fuel price getting to your destination. The announcement of petrol price increases effective from 6 April 2016, looks to be one of the worst yet. The has announced that 95 unleaded petrol is going up by 88 cents a litre and 93 unleaded is increasing by 86 cents a litre. At the coast, 95 octane petrol will cost R12.39 cents a litre and [...]