Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).The most recent Coronavirus disease is COVID-19. Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.
Travel and tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and R425.8bn to the economy in 2018, representing 8.6% of all economic activity in the country and making SA the largest tourism economy in Africa, according to an annual review by the World Travel & Tourism Council. For over 25 years, the WTTC, which represents
Qatar, the world’s wealthiest country in 2018 according to gross national income per capita, has launched an extensive campaign to increase tourism numbers to diversify the country’s oil-dependent economy. Grid Worldwide co-CEO Adam Byars said the Johannesburg-based agency bid for the Qatari contract after they designed a logo for Qatar's tourism agency in 2014, alongside
While many guests coming to Port Elizabeth for a short while, most guests like to explore the area while in Port Elizabeth. Therefore, Al-Beit Lodge has now introduced additional tour packages for guests, at extremely competitive rates. Additionally, other tailor made packages can also be created to suit the need of the individual traveller.
Still looking at booking your September holiday, but not sure where to book? Well, Al-Beit still has some rooms available, but book now as rooms are selling fast! As an extra bonus, we have also decided to extend our special rates to bookings made over this period. So now you have no excuse to take
The Al-Beit Lodge is pleased to announce its new image, after renovations and upliftments to the public areas. Additionally, guests can now enjoy fully halaal meals catered for on the property, in the upgraded dining area.
Ironman South Africa event takes place in Port Elizabeth (Eastern Cape) on Sunday 6th April 2014. This years tough event will be the 10th anniversary of the race and comprises a swim of 3.8km, a bike ride of 180.2 km and then a run of 42.2km. This years event sold out in October 2013 and
The third largest national park in South Africa, Addo Elephant National Park has expanded to cover about 180 000 hectares (444 700 acres) and includes the Bird and St Croix Island groups. Situated in a malaria free area just one hour's drive from Port Elizabeth, this finely tuned ecosystem is sanctuary to over 500 elephants, Cape