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Domestic Air travel health regulations relaxed as of today, 25 November 2020.


BusinessTech has reported that Domestic travellers will no longer have to undergo a health check, complete a health questionnaire, nor present a travel permit as of today.

The Domestic ACSA airports will still be measuring temperatures of passengers when entering the airport buildings, and will require masks to be worn. Only passengers with valid travel documents will be allowed into the airport buildings.  Continue reading →

WhaleTales Tourism, Food, and Wine news headlines: 17 August

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*   Despite the Rand reaching its lowest level ever to the Pound, at just over R20, and weakening further against the Dollar, no positive impact of the exchange rate is visible in terms of tourism enquiries from the UK and the USA!

*   SA Tourism CEO Thulani Nzimi has advised the tourism industry Continue reading →

WhaleTales Tourism, Food, and Wine news headlines: 9 April

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*   The largest part of Camp Bay Drive, a major road connection between the city, Camps Bay, and Hout Bay, is to close for road widening and surface improvement for 5 months from 20 April, at a cost of R20 million.  Between Rontree Avenue and Geneva Drive Camps Bay Drive will be widened by 1,4 meters, and sharp curves will be softened. It will be the first upgrade of Camps Bay Drive in 30 years.

*   Grammy Award winner Pharrell Williams (singer of ‘Happy’) is working with Woolworths as its Style Director on a number of sustainability projects.  He is due to visit our country in September, but only Continue reading →

WhaleTales Tourism, Food, and Wine news headlines: 30 January

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*   ACSA is introducing new hand luggage regulations at its airports from Monday onwards, which are expected to cause check-in delays initially.  If the hand luggage does not conform to regulations, it will have to be checked in.  Each piece of hand luggage will now be weighed, not to exceed 7 kg.  Passengers are allowed a handbag OR a ‘slim-line laptog bag‘.  The carry-on bag dimensions may not exceed 36 cm x 23 cm x 56 cm.

*   The petrol price will decrease by 93 cents a litre from Wednesday, dropping to below R10 a litre at the coast.  The drastic drop is due to the drop in the crude oil price, and a weaker exchange rate.

*   The Competitions Commission has blocked Tsogo Sun’s bid for 40% of GrandWest and Worcester Continue reading →