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Oceania Cruises’ Marina to Undergo Extensive Refurbishment in May 2024

Three New Culinary Venues to Be Added: Wellness-Focused Aquamar Kitchen; a Relaxed Al Fresco Pizzeria and an All-Day Ice Cream Parlor Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line, announced that its 1,250-passenger ship, Marina, will undergo an all-encompassing refurbishment in May 2024. The refurbishment will include the addition three new dining options: […]

No Passport Needed: 8 South African Holiday Spots That Feel Like They’re Overseas

With an exchange rate that makes you stress-sweat, visa gymnastics, and flight prices that continue to soar, going overseas for the December-January holidays just doesn’t have the same pizazz as it used to. “Domestic travel within South Africa has seen a 41% increase this year, and for good reason,” says Antoinette Turner, GM of Flight […]

Direct flights between Cape Town and remote St Helena Island returning for summer 2024

CAPE TOWN AIRLINK FLIGHTS TO ST HELENA CONFIRMED TO RETURN FOR SUMMER 2024-2025 St Helena Island, 23 November 2023 – Direct flights between Cape Town and the remote St Helena Island will resume from December 2024 until March 2025. They will supplement the existing weekly flights between St Helena and Johannesburg. The flights, operated by […]

St Helena’s Marine Protected Area Declared an International Marine Hope Spot

Hope Spot Designation Unites St Helena and South Africain Marine Conservation In a significant environmental milestone, Mission Blue has officially recognised St Helena’s Marine Protected Area (MPA) as a Hope Spot. This global recognition celebrates the island’s 20-year journey of marine research and conservation and underlines its commitment to preserving ocean health, echoing South Africa’s […]

Oceania Cruises Launches Its Best-Ever Black Friday Sale

Savings of Up To $5,400 per Stateroom on More Than 100 2024 Sailings Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line, has launched its Best-Ever Black Friday Sale, with savings of up to $5,400 per stateroom on more than 100 global voyages in 2024.  This limited-time offer is valid on bookings made between November 14 and December 5, 2023. […]


CAPE TOWN – 25 October 2023: The Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa (FEDHASA) has announced its inaugural Hospitality Awards, set to take place on the 25th of January 2024. The awards recognise the achievements and contributions of businesses and individuals to the hospitality landscape across several categories of excellence, including leadership, operations, sustainability, customer […]

MORE Family Collection welcomes Navarre Residence as it repositions its exclusive-use property collection in the Cape Winelands

Navarre Residence in the Cape Winelands joins MORE Family Collection Residences, a selection of exclusive-use properties in sought after locations in South Africa. JOHANNESBURG, 19 October 2023 – MORE Family Collection welcomes Navarre Residence as it repositions its exclusive-use property collection in the Cape Winelands The Cape Winelands in South Africa attracts visitors with picturesque […]

Garden Town Stellenbosch returns to blossom in 2023

  Garden Town Stellenbosch, one of the country’s most prominent garden lifestyle celebrations, is set to return from 27 October to 5 November 2023. This year’s edition promises to be a remarkable milestone for South Africa’s beloved village of Oaks, offering a fusion of vibrant botanical displays, insightful workshops, engaging talks, and unique garden tours. […]

South African visa applicants face hurdles: here’s how to overcome them


JOHANNESBURG – Unmarried, no kids, and a bank balance that’s a little low? Your chances of successfully getting a visa to travel just got slimmer. Not everyone’s equal when it comes to visa applications. Factors such as your marital status, whether or not you have children, ownership of property, how long you’ve worked for the […]


Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo will reinforce connections while the Luanda-Kinshasa route will have an additional frequency, effective August 14. In order to promote trade, business development, and mobility between Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), TAAG Angola Airlines will provide an additional frequency on the Luanda <-> Kinshasa connection, commencing […]