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South Africa Tourism

South Africa Tourism In Crisis As Chinese Reject New Visa Regulations

Eric Olander | Posted 06.25.2015 | World
Eric Olander

With the world's largest number of outbound tourists who spend more than visitors from any other country, the Chinese tourist is a prized asset. In the case of South Africa, the effects of the Chinese absence are being felt across the economy as flights are cancelled, hotel rooms go unfilled and restaurants operate below capacity.

What You Need to Know Before Traveling to South Africa

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

South Africa has an immense range of opportunities for travelers, whether you're looking for a rugged adventure, a food and wine tour or a spiritual experience. Here's everything you need to know before you travel to South Africa.

Lions And Tigers And Traffic Jams, Oh My

Posted 08.07.2015 | Travel

This isn't something you see every day, at least not here in the good ol' U S of A. It is however, something that seems to be a relatively com...

Cape Town's Buzzing Wine Festival

Mark Sissons | Posted 03.27.2013 | Travel
Mark Sissons

Many of South Africa's townships have come a long way since the dark days of apartheid when these marginalized residential areas assigned to non-whites were bywords for despair, poverty, disease, oppression and violence.

Hosting The World Cup: Why South Africa Might Not Be Benefiting From It After All

DailyFinance | JONATHAN BERR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Organizers of the 2010 World Cup, which started Friday, are making the same error that backers of big sporting events always do -- overpromising and u...

South Africa Increases Efforts To Stop Baboon Break-Ins

AP | CLARE NULLIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Baboons seeking snacks are breaking into tourists' cars in South Africa, and authorities have threatened to fine visit...