More South Africans Choosing EB-5 Investment Visa for US Immigration
Demand by South Africans for  EB-5 Investment visa grows to 500% over past three years.  Families from around the world have gained permanent residency in the United States through the EB-5 investor green card program.  With the South African economy entering its first recession since 2009 and the value... Read more
Community spin-off from niche tourism
Both the local communities and business benefit from niche tourism outside of the main holiday periods, says Wessel Benson, general manager of the Royal St. Andrews Hotel and Conference Centre. “A good example is a two-day visit to the hotel by members of the Western Cape register of the... Read more
Discover Eastern Cape province’s Big 7
The Eastern Cape is one of South Africa’s best-kept secrets. Epic Wild Coast adventures, the Addo Big 7, ‘stoep’ stories, Port Elizabeth and Route 67 and the timeless Karoo, await those travellers who have already ticked off the big sights and are now looking for new and authentic South... Read more
Airbnb sees major growth in trips
Until recently, Airbnb has been about homes, transforming people’s travel experiences through where they stay. With the recent launch of Trips, we expanded beyond accommodation and are taking the same people-powered approach to the rest of the trip. The launch of Trips has been the most significant moment in... Read more
Holiday travel tips to consider before you load your car
For many people, the holiday excitement starts months before they hit the road. Planning accommodation, routes and stopovers is part of the fun, but everything can come crashing to a halt if you’ve missed a crucial bit of paperwork, such as a border letter. “The upcoming June/July school holidays... Read more
New look for well-liked Oudtshoorn hotel
OUDTSHOORN, the Klein Karoo town known for (among other things), ostrich riding and the Cango Caves, is set to enjoy a new-look hotel when the well-known Protea Hotel by Marriott Oudtshoorn Riempie Estate undergoes refurbishment. The new owners, who acquired the property in October last year, felt that it... Read more