South Africa Travel Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for South Africa Travel.

Results 1 - 20 of 11,526 in South Africa Travel

  1. Ancient Petra sees few visitors as Jordan tourism declinesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Tuesday, March 24, 2015 photo, Jordanian royal desert forces stand guard in front of Al Khazneh, Arabic for the Treasury, the most dramatic of many facades carved into the mountains, in the ancient city of Petra, Jordan. It's high season in Petra, the ancient city hewn from rose-colored rock and Jordan's biggest tourist draw.

    Comment?

  2. Ancient Petra sees few visitors as Jordan tourism declinesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Tuesday, March 24, 2015 photo, Jordanian royal desert forces stand guard in front of Al Khazneh, Arabic for the Treasury, the most dramatic of many facades carved into the mountains, in the ancient city of Petra, Jordan. It's high season in Petra, the ancient city hewn from rose-colored rock and Jordan's biggest tourist draw.

    Comment?

  3. NSW Waratahs face a non-stop journey to Super Rugby finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    It is probably a good thing for the Waratahs if their playing ranks are "brain-washed to try and think week-to-week", according to back-rower Stephen Hoiles. After this week's bye, the Super Rugby champions may face the prospect of playing a record 13 back-to-back games if they make the title-deciding final via the qualifying final.

    Comment?

  4. Walks on the wild sideRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Nation

    The adrenaline is pumping, and your pulse is racing. Barely 20 metres away, a spotted animal is dozing under an umbrella thorn tree.

    Comment?

  5. Football: Revenge on Spanish minds for Netherlands friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    European champions Spain travel to face the Netherlands in a friendly on Tuesday with the pain from their 5-1 thrashing at the hands of the Dutch at last year's World Cup still fresh in the memory. Spain's forward David Silva grapples with the Ukraine's midfielder Anatoliy Tymoshchuk during the EURO 2016 qualifier football match in Sevilla on March 27, 2015, which Spain won 1-0 The hammer blow delivered by Louis van Gaal's men in Salvador last June was one from which Spain never recovered as their defence of the title they won with a 1-0 final victory over the Netherlands four years previously in South Africa ended after just two games.

    Comment?

  6. Super Rugby Power Rankings - Week 7Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The Hurricanes show rolls on, the win streak now six, and counting. There were also quality bounce-back victories for the Highlanders and Chiefs and more misery in the Blues' season from hell.

    Comment?

  7. Legislators, environmentalists gather for launch of Knesset solar rooftop fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    The Knesset's rooftop solar panels - part of the Green Knesset Project - are seen, March 29. Standing at a Knesset rooftop podium with rows of photovoltaic panels behind him, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein recited the Sheheheyanu blessing on Sunday morning, celebrating the official launch of the parliament's solar energy program. "What is happening before our very eyes is indeed exciting, a true revolution," Edelstein said.

    Comment?

  8. Not one but two plasma screen TVsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Cape Town The biggest nightmare when travelling as I do is finding parking without missing my flight and it feels like I'm not living unless I'm on the final boarding call list. Recently on a trip to Cape Town, I couldn't afford to be late.

    Comment?

  9. Strong dollar spurs tour rebates, more travel abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    With the dollar strengthening against many foreign currencies, travel abroad may be cheaper than in the past, inspiring tour operators to offer booking rebates and increase departures. Because most outfitters contract for hotels and transportation a year or more in advance of travel, several are kicking back their exchange rate savings as incentives.

    Comment?

  10. Hello and welcome to SeychellesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Rediff.com

    Clad in my life jacket with a snorkel mask in my hand, I have never felt this excited and scared at the same time. It has been a rather choppy sea as the speed boat is literally tossed around by the waves like a juggler playing with his toys.

    Comment?

  11. Concord triathlete 14th among pros at Ironman South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | Concord Monitor

    Concord's Amber Ferreira finished 14th among female professionals yesterday at Ironman South Africa, held in Nelson Mandela Bay and the city of Port Elizabeth. She finished the 2.4-mile swim in 59:36, the 112-mile bike in 5:30:16 and the 26.2-mile run in 3:49:30 for an overall time of 10:25:30 .

    Comment?

  12. Breakfast boostRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Journal-Pioneer

    Erin Viger and Ryan Green look over crafts brought from previous Farmers Helping Farmers events in support of ongoing fundraisers for future events, such as the upcoming Kenya 2015 Youth Tour. The FHF organization has touched the lives of at least 100,000 people in East Africa, as well as a number of Islanders who have been involved with its various projects, since it originated in 1980.

    Comment?

  13. Australian tourist Brendan Smith survives lion attack in South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Age

    Brendan Smith, from Perth in Western Australia, had only just arrived in Johannesburg when the lion attacked him through the window of a car. Mr Smith joked on his Facebook page that he wished he was "lion", but he was recuperating in hospital after being bitten by the animal.

    Comment?

  14. Aussie mauled by lion on safariRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    IT WASN'T the start to his African adventure he expected. But an Aussie mauled by a lion has lived to tell the tale.

    Comment?

  15. Aussie tourist mauled by lionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Mr Smith posted pictures of his wounds on Facebook with a recount of the horrifying attack. Photo / Facebook An Australian tourist was lucky to escape with his life after he was mauled by a lion during an African safari tour.

    Comment?

  16. Chinese investors eye tourismRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Nation

    Chinese firms are interested in investing in tourism and medical care in Thailand to serve high-end markets following their success in Cambodia and South Africa. A group of members of the International China Investment Forum , such as Shanghai Ultra and Sanya Tiantai Century Industrial, have met with top officials of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Tourism Council of Thailand and Board of Investment to discuss promising investment opportunities here, especially in the medical and healthcare businesses.

    Comment?

  17. Strong dollar yields savings from tour operatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    With the dollar strengthening against many foreign currencies, travel abroad may be cheaper than in the past, inspiring tour operators to offer booking rebates and increase departures. Because most outfitters contract for hotels and transportation a year or more in advance of travel, several are kicking back their exchange rate savings as incentives.

    Comment?

  18. New Market Report: Luxury Jewellery and Timepieces in South AfricaRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    Most consumers of luxury products can easily relate to well-known global brands in terms of perceived quality and value, as well as the embedded brand. With South Africa being a prime tourist destination in Africa, visitors from all over the world also often like to shop during their visits to the country.

    Comment?

  19. World's huddled masses use four key routes to get to EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Most migrants who live illegally in the European Union fly to the 28-nation bloc on valid visas and simply overstay their welcome. But for the poorest and most desperate travelers of Africa, Asia and the Middle East, the journey often takes months by sea or land, with payments to trafficking gangs.

    Comment?

  20. QTA And Partners Observe Earth HourRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Qatar Tourism Authority and partners from public and private sector observed Earth Hour to spread awareness on environmental sustainability. Qatar's 29 leading hotels and tourist facilities either turned off or dimmed lights at their respective premises from 8.30pm to 9.30pm yesterday, QTA said today.

    Comment?