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SANParks defends Transfrontier Park agreement

SANParks is refuting several reports that suggest the part of the fence that was dropped between the Kruger National Park and Limpopo National Park is to blame for...

21 Jun 2016

Newmark plans expansion into Africa

Newmark hotels aim to grow its footprint on the African content and a key strategic intervention for group's expansion is the establishment of...

17 May 2016

Historic flying-boat stop inspired by "flight of angels"

Victoria Falls viewed from the air is so impressive that 68 years ago British Airways' forerunner, BOAC, added a stop to its UK/ Johannesburg service, just so its customers could see the spectacle.

6 May 2016

Minor Hotel Group plans major expansion into Africa

With high-end hotels planned for thriving cities including Cape Town, Johannesburg and...

8 Apr 2016

Victoria Falls: the smoke is thundering

Listed as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the "Smoke That Thunders" is looking spectacular at the moment and is luring visitors to Victoria Falls...

15 Mar 2016

fastjet flight links Victoria Falls and Johannesburg

In response to strong passenger and tour operator demand withing the South African market, fastjet will commence flights to Victoria Falls from Johannesburg...

9 Mar 2016

Cheetahs take to the Falls

After winning their pre-season clash in Harare against the Vodacom Bulls, the Toyota Free State Cheetahs paid a visit to Zimbabwe's top tourist attraction, Victoria Falls...

18 Feb 2016

A new era of choice for passengers

Marking fastjet's newest international route in Africa, the inaugural flight between Harare in Zimbabwe and Johannesburg in South Africa took off...

2 Feb 2016

Victoria Falls: come high or low waters

Victoria Falls' water levels are now steadily rising, but Ross Kennedy, ATTA chairman, says Victoria Falls is a year-round natural wonder...

22 Jan 2016

Emirates upgrades service to Zimbabwe and Zambia

Emirates is set to enhance its on-board experience and increase capacity on its Zambia and Zimbabwe route with the deployment of a larger Boeing 777-300ER...

12 Jan 2016

Officials busy as numbers soar at Beitbridge

Over 31,000 travellers are passing through the Beitbridge border post daily as the festive season gets into full swing...

24 Dec 2015

Atlas of over 300 parks and reserves

If you love the open road, discovering new places and have a passion for the wild now is the time to start dropping hints to the family about what you would like for Christmas...

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 27 Nov 2015

Conference Centre opens at David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Spa

Conducted by the Deputy Minister of Tourism and Arts, Esther Banda and attended by numerous dignitaries from local tourism...

5 Aug 2015

Sun International sells some African assets

Sun International says it will sell a portion of its interests in its African assets to a foreign subsidiary of Thailand-listed Minor International Public Co (Mint) for R664m.

19 Aug 2014

fastjet launches flights to Zimbabwe

fastjet, Africa's low-cost airline, will begin operating services between Tanzania and Zimbabwe in August as it expands its international route network across Africa.

23 Jun 2014

Grand Parade ups its stake in Mac Brothers

Grand Parade, the company responsible for bringing Burger King to SA‚ said it bought a further 32.9% stake in Mac Brothers for R42,79 million‚ to achieve cost efficiencies and gain greater access to the African markets.

20 May 2014

Ocean Basket eyes growth in foreign markets

Ocean Basket, the seafood restaurant famous for serving meals in frying pans, has aggressive plans to expand globally over the next three years.

By Zeenat Moorad 29 Jan 2014

Famous Brands half-year earnings up 20% to 180c

Fast food group Famous Brands reported a 20% increase in headline earnings per share to 180c for the six months to August.

29 Oct 2013

Quick meals for Africa

In SA, Famous Brands produces 265,000 cups of specially blended coffee a day. With 2,175 restaurants, the company, whose brands include Wimpy, Steers and Mugg & Bean, also makes 77m ice-cream cones a year. It's the big daddy of SA franchising, with a R9,7bn market capitalisation, and it wants to repeat its local success in the rest of Africa.

By Zeenat Moorad 16 Sep 2013

Nairobi chaos after airport gutted

NAIROBI, KENYA: A devastating fire shut down Nairobi's international airport on Wednesday (7 August) in a major crisis that forced scores of flights at east Africa's biggest transport hub to be cancelled or diverted.

8 Aug 2013

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