Travelling to South Africa

South African hotel is the world's greenest

Cape Town's Hotel Verde has been given its second international environmental design certification, making it the most eco-friendly hotel in the world. It offers an entirely carbon- neutral hotel stay for guests and an eco-friendly working environment for staff.

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Leaping kudu caught on camera in South Africa

A professional photographer got lucky when he was on safari in the Kruger National Park. Arno Pietersen managed to capture a magnificent jumping kudu bull and the images have left an impression on those who have seen them.


Shark encounters in South African waters

Champion surfer Mick Fanning fought off a great white in Jeffreys Bay on the weekend. He was not the first person to escape a shark attack along the South African coast – although the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board says attacks are rare, with an average of only six incidents a year.


Western Cape plans Mandela heritage route

The route, falling under the province's Project Khulisa growth strategy, will take in Robben Island, Pollsmoor Prison, Drakenstein Correctional Centre, City Hall and Parliament. It is expected to increase the economic contribution of the tourism sector by about R10-billion.


Top South African hotels ranked among best

Johannesburg's InterContinental Airport Hotel and the Taj Hotel in Cape Town have received a top customer rating from travel website Expedia. Both hotels have been endorsed through online reviews by guests to become part of Expedia’s prestigious Insiders' Select list.

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