V&A Waterfront adopts global safety standards

The V&A Waterfront in Cape Town has been awarded the World Travel and Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Safe Travels stamp. The stamp is the first global safety and hygiene stamp for travel and tourism and has also been awarded to the Western Cape town of Stellenbosch. The...

SA to move to Level 2: What you can and cannot do

South Africa will move to Level 2 from midnight on Monday.The tobacco ban will be lifted completely, while alcohol sales will be allowed under certain restrictions.Interprovincial travel will be allowed. On midnight at Monday, South Africa will move to Alert Level 2...

Everest set to reopen

Nepal has started issuing climbing permits for Mount Everest and other Himalayan peaks, four and a half months after its government halted expeditions, according to Nepal’s state-run Anadolu Agency. Last week, the government lifted its four-month nationwide...

Namibia trials reopening of international tourism

Namibia has today (August 3) opened its borders to tourists from a selected list of international markets as it gears up for the reopening of the country’s borders later this year. This trial period – which is due to end on September 17 – will help determine whether...

SANParks will police guests’ origin

South African National Parks (SANParks) will soon make an announcement on the opening of accommodation in individual parks following the Minister of Tourism’s declaration permitting accommodation to open for leisure travel intra-provincially. SANParks acting head of...