The Tourism sector has become the most powerful sector for South Africa in terms of revenue generation, employment, trade and investment. The sector is one which can truly transform the nation, uplifting and empowering the lives of all South Africans through opportunity creation.
For one proudly South African family, leveraging the opportunity of tourism to uplift the nation has been a life-long commitment. The Tollman family, founders of The Travel Corporation (TTC), represent proudly South African leaders of growth and competitiveness of the global travel and tourism industry. Having spent decades building the reputation of South Africa’s tourism industry, both in South Africa and across the globe, TTC represents the world’s largest privately owned travel and tourism company composed of over 25 international travel and tourism businesses including tour operators, hotels and other leisure interests. Continue reading
Ever wanted to get away form it all and cut yourself off from the outside world, then the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, Africa is the place for you. Ngorongoro is not actually a crater but a Caldera. A Caldera is formed when a Volcano collapses in on itself and this happened here millions of years ago.
This massive crater like feature is 20 kms in diameter and 600 metres deep; it is the largest, unflooded and completely preserved caldera in the world. As you peer over this vast expanse from the cliff like edges you would think it is a baron landscape with no life. However pick up a pare of binoculars and take a look around at the floor 600m below and you will see signs of life. Continue reading
Africa is famous for a lot of reasons. It is a favourite vacation spot due to its great beauty. One of the many reasons many people visit this continent is for bicycle tours. As big as it is, it becomes a perfect destination for bicycle touring and competitions. In fact, the biggest bike race in the world is held here. Africa is also a good choice for other non-competitive recreation cycling, mountain biking and other fun bike trips you may want to bask into now and again.
Cape Town is a city in South Africa that is known for its natural setting and its harbor. Its landmarks, Cape Point and Table Mountain are great bicycle travel spots. This city is simply the most popular choice by tourist for a vacation destination in Africa. Continue reading