South Africa

South African Clothing Retailers Reducing Reliance on Chinese Imports

Johannesburg, South Africa — The South African flag is increasingly decorating labels on garments at major retail chains across the country. It’s an effort to bolster the country’s clothing and textile sector. More than half of the textiles sold by South African retailers are imported from abroad, according to the government, and nearly 60% of …

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MOEEN ALI: ‘I’m proud to be leading England in historic test in Pakistan, the land of my heritage’

When my grandfather Shafayat came to England from Pakistan after the Second World War, I doubt even he would have imagined that his grandson would return to the country of his heritage and represent his adopted country as a professional sportsman. I have been privileged enough to do many overseas trips as an England cricketer …

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Maiden Air Belgium flight into Johannesburg lands more tourism

The Gauteng Tourism Authority (GTA) is elated with the ever-increasing air access capacity in Gauteng following two years of flights and travel restrictions imposed by Covid 19. Compounding this excitement is the fact that Air Belgium will today, 15 September 2022 land at OR Tambo International Airport – marking the airline’s first journey to the …

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South Africa: Tourism Sector Shows Signs of Recovery

The increase in the number of visitors to the country’s national parks is an indication that the tourism sector is recovering from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, says Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Barbara Creecy. “I am happy to report that in the 2021/22 financial year, the number of visitors to the …

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Flight bookings for leisure and business travel top 2019 levels

For the first time since the start of the pandemic, global leisure and business flights have risen to levels not seen since 2019. That’s according to the Mastercard Economics Institute’s third annual travel report, titled “Travel 2022: Trends & Transitions,” published yesterday. After analyzing 37 global markets, the report found that cross-border travel reached pre-pandemic …

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This New, Sumptuous Safari Lodge Is The Place To Stay In South Africa Now

The entrance/welcome area at Waterside Royal Portfolio Since she opened their first property in 1999 with her husband Phil, turning the family’s South Africa safari lodge into Royal Malewane, Liz Biden has created hotels known for her exuberant, unique design and top of the line service: Birkenhead House waterfront in Hermanus; La Residence in the …

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South Africa Travel Guide – Paste

South Africa is as-tounding. Visit South Africa for its affordability, its luxury, and its stunning natural beauty, from the beautiful beaches of KwaZulu-Natal, to Table Mountain, to God’s Window. Visit for its African authenticity with world-class ease and comfort, for its adventure, for its wildlife, for its amazing sunny weather, and for the phenomenon of …

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Tourism recovery rate at CTIA reaches five month high: South Africa

The sustained tourism recovery in international arrivals seen over the last few months, when compared to pre-pandemic levels, has continued with recovery rates at Cape Town International Airport’s (CTIA) international terminal reaching the highest level over the last five months. Domestic two-way passengers at CTIA increased from 407,626 in June 2022, to 456,785 in July. …

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Thought you couldn’t take children on safari? Inside an amazing child-oriented South African camp

Children love animals. They learn about them from picture books long before they can walk and talk, and invariably there’s some new lovable creature on TV obligingly ready to fire up the imagination. My eldest, Rafael, 13, has an unusual ability to catch crickets; Zevi, 11, my other son, is enthralled by the late wildlife …

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