Travel News Weekly

TNW is a weekly travel trade publication for travel managers, professional travel consultants and those engaged in the sale and promotion of every facet of travel in Southern Africa.

For 36 years TNW has been delivering essential, quick-read news, as well as a range of features and regulars, to the travel industry. Each travel manager and consultant receives their own copy of TNW – ensuring it reaches 6 000 retail travel consultants and managers giving advertisers saturation circulation.

Tourism Update Online (previously TravelHub)

Tourism Update Online, which forms part of the Now Media (Pty) Ltd stable of travel trade news and promotional tools, serves as an online news resource for overseas and local tour operators packaging Southern Africa. With such facilities as online video streaming and daily news, the site serves as a comprehensive news resource for anything you need to know about tourism in the region.

Southern African Tourism Update

Southern African Tourism Update - published since 1991 by Now Media (PTY) Ltd. - is the region’s only independent locally-published and produced tourism publication which seeks to inform readers on developments and products on offer in the region.

Sent to key overseas tour and travel organisers with an interest in Southern Africa as a destination, SATSA members, SAA, SA Tourism offices, SA embassies and consulates, Tourism Update is a monthly magazine with several bumper issues, including ITB, Indaba, Business Tourism, Neighbouring Countries and World Travel Market.

Local and overseas tour operators can also now access a digital edition of Tourism Update at www.tourismupdate.co.za

Now Media is a privately owned organisation based in Johannesburg established in 1953 to promote travel and trade to and from the Southern African region. Since March 2006, Now Media (Pty) Ltd has licensed Lugan Investments (Pty) Ltd (Reg No. 2000/013379/07) to exclusively market and operate all its titles and intellectual property and given it permission to trade under the name Now Media.

Other publications included in the Now Media stable of travel products are:

Business Travel Now

BTN is a professional travel publication aimed at South African travel procurement decision-makers in travel-buying companies. This publication keeps the corporate travel market informed of the industry’s latest news, trends and products.

BTN is an authority on travel-management matters, guaranteeing unbiased and accurate reporting on diverse travel subjects, including: news from travel suppliers; trends, statistics and surveys; opinions and comment from key industry players; profiles and special reports; technology; innovative ways of managing travel budgets and MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences, exhibitions) developments.


Travelinfo, established in July 1989, is Southern Africa’s premier business-to-business online travel information channel connecting suppliers and travel agents. The site promotes and provides communication of travel products serving over 1.6 million pages per month to over 8 000 readers.

Travelinfo seeks to be the most effective business-to-business online service in the travel industry. The directory maintains information of such relevance to its target readership of retail travel consultants that it has transformed the way the South African travel industry operates. Travelinfo provides detailed rates and data about travel products. www.travelinfo.co.za