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Press Coverage

Date Publication Title
3 August 2017 South African Tourism Update Airlink flying through Windhoek to St Helena
July 2017 Active Traveller St Helena – a walking paradise
13 June 2017 Traveller 24 Mantis St Helena
6 May 2017 Log update Africa First passenger flight at St Helena Airport
30 March 2017 Globe and Mail (Canada) St Helena tourist destination
19 March 2017 Turkey to Travel 10 reasons to visit St Helena
8 March 2017 My Sailing Jon Sanders visits St Helena
2  March 2017  The Grand Island Independent Fish cakes boast spicy island heat
January 2017 Dive St Helena Island a dive guide
26 January 2017 Energy and Environment Managment St Helena to establish UK’s first one-by-one only tuna fishery
8 December 2016 Sunday Post Two of the rarest birds brought back from the ‘very edge of extinction’
1 November 2016 Breaking Travel News Home of Grand Marshall Bertrand to open to visitors on St Helena
20 October 2016 Breaking Travel News Jamestown market undergoes restoration in St Helena
30 August 2016 Daily Coffee News Starbucks selling truly rare St Helena coffee
15 August 2016 Business Travel News St Helena looking up
25 October 2016 MercoPress Successful technical stop by an Avro RJ100 at St Helena airport
20 October 2016 Breaking Travel News  Jamestown Market undergoes restoration in St Helena
5 May 2016 Toast Magazine The Last Mail Ship
26 April 2016 Traveller 24 First Large Passenger Jet Lands On St Helena
26 April 2016 Getaway St Helena: In The Valley Of The Saints
20 April 2016 Die Burger Eerste Boeing land op St Helena
19 April 2016 Talk Radio St Helena Island Receives A Regular Flight
15 April 2016 Traveller 24 First Jet Aircraft Touches Down in St Helena From Johannesburg
15 April 2016 SA People News First Major Flight From SA Lands on St Helena Island
14 April 2016 Magic 828 FM Lisa Phillips Governor of Saint Helena Island 4
14 April 2016 Magic 828 FM Lisa Phillips Governor of Saint Helena Island 3
14 April 2016 Magic 828 FM Lisa Phillips Governor of Saint Helena Island 2
14 April 2016 Magic 828 FM Lisa Phillips Governor of Saint Helena Island 1
02 April 2016 RSG Comair flights to St Helena
29 March 2016 Smile FM St Helena Airport 2
29 March 2016 Smile FM St Helena Airport 1
24 March 2016 Fin24 St Helena almost ready for take off
02 March 2016 SA People News New Air Link from South Africa Opens Island of St Helena 1
22 Feb 2016 IOL St.Helena Joins Tourism Map
22 Feb 2016 IOL RMS St.Helena To Make Last Voyage
22 Feb 2016 IOL Ode To Romance Of A Vanishing Island Life
22 Feb 2016 IOL Last Chance To See….
22 Feb 2016 IOL First plane lands in St Helena
01 Feb 2016 Ginja The remotest distillery
31 Jan 2016 Sunday Times 2016 Return from Exile
31 Jan 2016 Financial Times First flight to St Helena
22 Jan 2016 Travelstart 50 Of The Most Jaw-Dropping Places To Visit In Africa In 2016
21 Jan 2016 Travel 24 Travel Trends: Make 2016 your year to travel
05 Jan 2016 Whale Cottage St Helena to take off as new holiday destination for South Africans!
01 Jan 2016 The Sunday Times: Travel Magazine Untouched Landscapes on St Helena
01 Jan 2016 Journeys Magazine Compass End of an Era
01 Dec 2015 Wanderlust Travel Hot List 2016
Dec 2015 Shakespeare’s Island: St Helena and the Tempest (UK) Book by David Jeremiah (ex-St Helena resident) making the case that St Helena is the setting of “The Tempest”
02 Dec 2015 IOL Travel (South Africa) St Helena and the airport.
01 Dec 2015 Travel + Leisure (US) 50 Best Places to Travel in 2016 – Placed at 11
01 Dec 2015 Lonely Planet Traveller
30 Nov 2015 ITV Meridian (UK) A variety of videos recorded by Richard Jones for ITV News during his visit in November 2015.
26 Nov 2015 Wanderlust (UK) Travel Hot List 2016 – Placed at 8
Nov 2015 Rough Guides (UK) Visit St Helena Now
25 Nov 2015 Deutsche Welle (Germany) St Helena as a tourist destination (German version)
25 Nov 2015 Deutsche Welle (Germany) St Helena as a tourist destination
24 Nov 2015 Le Monde (France) St Helena, France and the airport
13 Nov 2015 TAM St.Helena gets ready for tourists
09 Nov 2015 Show Me St.Helena in Photos
09 Nov 2015 Inspiring Women Choose your cruise
04 Nov 2015 Napoleon’s Last Island (Australia) New novel by Tom Keneally (Schindler’s List) about Napoleon’s time on St Helena and his relationship with Betsy Balcombe (1)
New novel by Tom Keneally (Schindler’s List) about Napoleon’s time on St Helena and his relationship with Betsy Balcombe (2)
04 Nov 2015 Travel News Weekly St.Helena gets ready for tourists
02 Nov 2015 The Sunday Telegraph (UK) Napoleonic Bicentenary and tourism (Cover story)
Oct 2015 BRADT Guide to St Helena (UK) St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Travel Guide (1)
St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Travel Guide (2)
30 Oct 2015 The New Age Find the renaissance in Transylvania
28 Oct 2015 International Business Times (UK) St Helena, airport and tourism.
27 Oct 2015 Infrastructure News Historic touchdown at St Helena Airport
27 Oct 2015 Crown Publications Historic touchdown at St Helena Airport
26 Oct 2015 Paris Match (France) Napoleonic Bicentenary and tourism
25 Oct 2015 The Sunday Telegraph St Helena
16 Oct 2015 Sarie Eiland lewe vir Sarie leser
08 Oct 2015 Huisgenoot Vlerke vir die tronkeiland
28 Sep 2015 The Independent on Sunday (UK) St Helena, airport and tourism (Cover story)
27 Sep 2015 The Independent on Sunday (UK) St Helena. Will a new airport spoil its wild and rugged charms?
27 Sep 2015 Rapport St Helena is reg vir toeriste
26 Sep 2015 RSG Reis Sonder Grense
18 Sep 2015 RDM A plane ride to St.Helena
18 Sep 2015 The Times Honey, they shrunk the world
18 Sep 2015 The Star First plane touches down at St Helena
18 Sep 2015 Pretoria News First aircraft lands on new St Helena airstrip
17 Sep 2015 Volksblad St Helena haal mylpaal met vliegtuig
17 Sep 2015 Die Burger (Suid Kaap) Eerste keer dat baie vliegtuig sien
17 Sep 2015 The Guardian (UK) St Helena, airport and tourism
17 Sep 2015 Cape Argus History made as plane touches down in St Helena
17 Sep 2015 Beeld SA deel St Helena se vliegtuig-vreugde
17 Sep 2015 Die Burger (Oos Kaap) Eerste vliegtuig op St.Helena
17 Sep 2015 The Guardian First plane lands at St.Helena
16 Sep 2015 Cape Talk (Comments) Cape Talk (Comments)
16 Sep 2015 Cape Talk Cape Talk
16 Sep 2015 SmileFM SmileFM
16 Sep 2015 Traveller24/News24 End of an era
16 Sep 2015 Breaking Travel News First ever plane landing on St.Helena
16 Sep 2015 IOL Ode to romance of a
16 Sep 2015 Netwerk24 Trane van ongeloof toe eerste
16 Sep 2015 TTG Media First flight lands on remote island
15 Sep 2015 Die Burger (Suid Kaap) Lughawe op St helena-eiland amper gereed
15 Sep 2015 Die Burger (Suid Kaap) Eerste vliegtuig ooit land gou op St. Helena
15 Sep 2015 Die Burger (Oos Kaap) Lughawe op St Helena-eiland amper gereed
15 Sep 2015 Radio Namakwaland Radio Namakwaland
15 Sep 2015 Radio Cape Pulpit Radio Cape Pulpit
15 Sep 2015 Radio Tygerberg 2 Radio Tygerberg 2
15 Sep 2015 Radio Tygerberg Radio Tygerberg
15 Sep 2015 RSG RSG
15 Sep 2015 Talk Radio Talk Radio
15 Sep 2015 The Bay FM The Bay FM
15 Sep 2015 The Witness St Helenas new airport to welcome first plane
15 Sep 2015 Beeld Beeld St. Helena beleef gou lughawe se 1ste landing
02 Sep 2015 Cape Times Remote, but Tristan is home
25 Aug 2015 Wanderlust (UK) 23 Big Bucket Lists – Placed at 11
22 Aug 2015 Die Burger Besoek St. Helena
17 Aug 2015 Rise FM Travel Weekly Feature
08 Aug 2015 The Washington Examiner (US) Napoleon and St Helena
1 Aug 2015 PQ Magazine St Helena
1 Aug 2015 Getaway In the Valley of the Saints
26 Jul 2015 Sunday Times Jurassic Jungle Style
1 Jul 2015 Adventure Travel A forgotten island
25 May 2015 The Jewish Chronicle St Helena: Home of Saints
11 May 2015 Constantiaberg Bulletin St Helena
20 April 2015 New Age St helena ready to fly in tourists
20 April 2015 Citizen RMS St Helena’s Last Days
15 April 2015 New Age Last days for ship’s link to St Helena
15 April 2015 Iafrica Small island, rich history
14 April 2015 Mail Online RMS
8 April 2015 Travel News Weekly St Helena Open for business
1 April 2015 Wanderlust Ultimate Bucket List
1 April 2015 National Geographic Traveller St Helena
1 April 2015 CNN.com 10 Places to see before they’re changed forever
31 Mar 2015 Tourismupdate.co.za – Tourism Update International operator chosen for new St Helena property
31 Mar 2015 Thegsa.co.za – The GSA Mantis to develop a new hotel in Saint Helena
30 Mar 2015 Traveller.News24.com – Traveller 24 Saint Helena to become new tourist attraction
25 Mar 2015 Travel News Weekly Comair to pioneer flights to new destination
20 Mar 2015 All4Women.co.za Saint Helena to get first tourist flights
19 Mar 2015 Informante First flights to St Helena imminent
18 Mar 2015 Tourismupdate.co.za Comair to pioneer flights to new destination
18 Mar 2015 Traveller 24 Comair to fly to the island of St Helena
18 Mar 2015 Travel Buyer Comair to pioneer new flight schedules
18 Mar 2015 Business Day Comair eyes Saint Helena
5 Mar 2015 Traveller24 St Helena: Unearthing the exceptional
1 Mar 2015 Cruise International Cruise Planner 2015
1 Mar 2015 Life Life – A long life
1 Mar 2015 Sunday Times So long, slow boat to Saint Helena
28 Feb 2015 Huffington Post Behind the Barren Volcanic Exterior, the Glorious Eden of St. Helena: Getting Really, Truly, Terminally Away From It All on the Looney Front (Part 6)
20 Feb 2015 Telegraph Final chance to take the slow boat to Saint Helena
19 Feb 2015 Daily Mail Voyage to one of the world’s most remote islands
19 Feb 2015 Daily Mail A look at the RMS St Helena before its replaced by an airport
19 Feb 2015 Huffington Post The Much Delayed Airport – An End at Last to St. Helena’s Isolation: Getting Really, Truly, Terminally Away from it All on the Looney Front (Part 12)
17 Feb 2015 Huffington Post Aboard RMS St. Helena in the Vast South Atlantic: Getting Really, Truly, Terminally Away From It All on the Looney Front (Part 4)
15 Feb 2015 Huffington Post A Day in the Life of Jamestown, St. Helena – Part 3, Evening: Getting Really, Truly, Terminally Away From It All on the Looney Front (Part 10)
14 Feb 2015 Huffington Post RMS St. Helena, Last of the Storied Royal Mail Ships: Getting Really, Truly, Terminally Away From It All on the Looney Front (Part 3)
12 Feb 2015 Mail & Guardian Ship out to isolated St Helena before the planes land
2 Feb 2015 Huffington Post Around St. Helena Aboard the Enchanted Isle: Getting Really, Truly, Terminally Away From It All on the Looney Front (Part 11)
1 Feb 2015 Inside Mining Saint Helena island
31 Jan 2015 Huffington Post Ascension Island, a Burnt Volcanic Cinder in the Vast South Atlantic: Getting Really, Truly, Terminally Away From It All on the Looney Front (Part 1)
27 Jan 2015 The Times 20 top cruises for 2015
19 Jan 2015 Huffington Post A Day in the Life of Jamestown, St. Helena – Part 2, Afternoon: Getting Really, Truly, Terminally Away From It All on the Looney Front (Part 9)
15 Jan 2015 Huffington Post Beyond Napoleon, Others Famous Visitors Turned up in St. Helena Voluntarily (Part 7)
12 Jan 2015 Huffington Post A Day in the Life of Jamestown, St. Helena — Part 1, Morning: Getting Really, Truly, Terminally Away From It All on the Looney Front (Part 8)
29 Dec 2014 Die Burger Seiljagte vertrek na St Helena
29 Dec 2014 Cape Times Flying start for Governor’s Cup
21 Dec 2014 Sunday Times, Lifestyle Magazine No Holes in these Hols
10 Dec 2014 Showme.co.za Summer is for Sailing
1 Dec 2014 Construction World PART 1 OF 2 – St Helena Airport project
19 Nov 2014 CAPE TIMES (Second Edition) Averitable league of nations seek adventure on barque
17 Nov 2014 Foodblogs.24.com Taking the plunge
9 Nov 2014 Sunday Weekend Argus, Travel The St Helena cruising adventure will continue, despite ship’s decommission
8 Nov 2014 Sunday Weekend Argus, Travel The St Helena cruising adventure will continue, despite ship’s decommission
1 Nov 2014 Sports Express The Volvo Ocean Race heads to Cape Town
1 Nov 2014 Concrete Trends UK postage stamp features Basil Read brand
1 Nov 2014 Concrete Trends Chryso Southern Africa’s products travel 2,300 km to St Helena Airport Project
1 Nov 2014 Imiesa Building An Airport In St Helena
28 Oct 2014 Fine Music Radio An insert about the RMS St Helena, which is a mail ship and often called the lifeline of St Helena Island.
25 Oct 2014 Burger (Kaap Stedelik), Saterdag Posskip vaar al vir 25 jaar
24 Oct 2014 Traveller.News24.Com – Traveller 24 Classic St Helena cruise celebrates 25 years
24 Oct 2014 Sasportsblog.Net – Sa Sports Blog Last days remaining to enter Governor’s Cup Yacht Race from Simon’s Town to St Helena!
23 Oct 2014 Go South Online.Co.Za The RMS St Helena turns 25
23 Oct 2014 Hotelandrestaurant.Co.Za RMS St Helena marks 25 years at sea
22 Oct 2014 Southern Cross Fr Brendan Sullivan Mhm
17 Oct 2014 Lowvelder/Laevelder Lowvelders Life On
17 Oct 2014 Lowvelder/Laevelder St Helena
17 Oct 2014 Lowvelder/Laevelder Lowvelder’S Life On St Helena
16 Oct 2014 Business Day Basil Read Puts Stamp On St Helena
16 Oct 2014 Bdlive.Co.Za Company Comment: Basil Read; Delta Property Fund
14 Oct 2014 Engineeringnews.Co.Za Basil Read Brand Featured On Uk Postage Stamp For Role In St Helena Airport Project
9 Oct 2014 Ee.Co.Za A visit to the Saint Helena Island airport project
1 Oct 2014 Position-It A Visit To The Saint Helena Island Airport Project
1 Oct 2014 Travel Ideas Old World Voyages On The Royal Mail Ship St Helena
27 Sept 2014 The Times Holidays to book now for 2015
26 Sept 2014 Cape Argus Making it easier to track your coloured ancestry
7 Sept 2014 Weekend Argus Weeding with a wonderful view
29 Aug 2014 People’s Post Muscial Journey
27 Aug 2014 Cape Times A century ago brave men shipped out to fight and die
27 Aug 2014 SA Breaking News From Cape Town To St Helena, One Yacht Race You Won’t Want To Miss
23 Aug 2014 The Mirror Royal Mail Ship St Helena – saying farewell to the beating heart of a community
22 Aug 2014 IOL Man Friday: Tony Weaver column
22 Aug 2014 Cape Times End of a bygone era looms as the RMS St Helena heads for retirement
22 Aug 2014 Escape Cruise Control
21 Aug 2014 Cape Times What if something goes wrong aboard a mega ship?
13 Aug 2014 IMIESA Island life – Engineering connections
10 Aug 2014 Weekend Argus Still time for a memorable, fun cruise to St Helena
7 Jul 2014 The Mirror St Helena offers splendid isolation in one of the most remote places in the world
14 Mar 2014 The Times Tortoise makes a slow march into the history books
13 Mar 2014 BBC News Meet Jonathan, St Helena’s 182-year-old giant tortoise
27 Feb 2014 BBC News Last Post: Queen’s Baton sails for final time to remote Saint Helena
19 Nov 2013 Travel.iafrica.com SA a hub for St Helena airlines
18 Nov 2013 How we made it in Africa.com Business opportunities opening up on remote island of St Helena
14 Nov 2013 Die Burger St Helena-lughawe gaan Kaap ook baat
14 Nov 2013 CCFM CCFM
14 Nov 2013 Cape Talk Cape Talk
14 Nov 2013 Good Hope FM Good Hope FM
13 Nov 2013 Cape Talk Cape Talk
13 Nov 2013 Smile FM Smile FM
12 Nov 2013 Smile FM Smile FM
2 Nov 2013 The Mirror Cruise News: Captain Greybeard follows in Napoleon’s footsteps with trip to St Helena
7 Nov 2013 Moneyweb Airport opens up opportunities on St Helena
10 Aug 2013 The Times A challenging variety of traditions
1 Apr 2013 Wanderlust St Helena: Last chance to see?
2 March 2013 RSG St Helena on RSG
29 Jan 2013 Kroon Nuus Kroon Nuus
27 Dec 2012 Die Burger Mas van Kaapse jag herstel in Lüderitz
24 Dec 2012 Die Burger Tog na beker begin
23 Dec 2012 Sunday Argus ‘Old farts’ set sail for St Helena
18 Dec 2012 People’s Post – Atlantic, Seaboard & City Couple take to the Atlantic
18 Dec 2012 People’s Post – Constantia & Wynberg Couple take to the Atlantic
18 Dec 2012 People’s Post – Claremont & Rondebosch Couple take to the Atlantic
6 Dec 2012 False Bay Echo Yachts ready for St Helena race
3 Dec 2012 Ontbytsake (kykNet) St Helena on Dagbreek, kykNET breakfast programme
29 Nov 2012 Cape Argus (AM Edition), Sport Crew face daunting 1,750-mile race to St Helena
28 Nov 2012 Die Burger (Kaap Platteland) Seiljagvaarders reg vir wedvaart na St Helena
19 Nov 2012 Die Burger (Sake 24) Kapenaar bemark eiland
1 Nov 2012 Business Travel Now Lanseria clinches St Helena airport management contract
1 Oct 2012 World Air News Magazine Lanseria clinches St Helena airport management contract
26 Sept 2012 SAFM SAFM interview with Mike Dean of St Helena
19 Sept 2012 Travel News Weekly St Helena opens up to tourism
26 Aug 2012 Beeld Eiland kry teen 2014 luukse groen-hotel
26 Aug 2012 Sunday Weekend Argus Airport wil bring new life and tourism to the island of the saints
25 Aug 2012 Saturday Weekend Argus Airport will bring new life and tourism to the island of the saints
23 Aug 2012 Star Airport to drive St Helena’s plan to grow tourism
23 Aug 2012 Pretoria News Airport to drive St Helena’s plan to grow tourism
23 Aug 2012 Mercury Airport to drive St Helena’s plan to grow tourism
23 Aug 2012 Cape Times Airport to drive St Helena’s plan to grow tourism
22 Aug 2012 Daily Dispatch St Helena out to woo investors
20 Aug 2012 Volksblad St Helena kry na 200 jaar ‘n lughawe
20 Aug 2012 The New Age (Online) Tiny, isolated St Helena awaits tourism boom
20 Aug 2012 The New Age Tiny, isolated St Helena awaits tourism boom
20 Aug 2012 Die Burger (Oos Kaap) St Helena kry na 200 jaar ‘n lughawe
20 Aug 2012 Die Burger (Kaap) St Helena kry na 200 jaar ‘n lughawe
20 Aug 2012 Beeld St Helena kry na 200 jaar ‘n lughawe
18 Aug 2012 RSG St Helena on RSG 100-104FM
4 May 2012 Financial Mail Greener pastures
1 May 2012 Sailing Incorporating SA Yachting Cut yourself a small slice of history
1 May 2012 Export Import SA St Helena optimism
May 2012 Tourismus St Helena begrubt den Rest der Welt
13 April 2012 IOL Take off for St Helena
7 April 2012 Weekend Argus Not unless you were the last man on earth
5 April 2012 Namibian Economist St Helena seeks to develop tourism sector
April 2012 Built St Helena airport takes off
28 March 2012 southafrica.net St Helena airport to enhance South African tourism offering
26 March 2012 sacommercialpropnews.co.za Basil Read to help build St Helena’s first airport
18 March 2012 Sake24 – Rapport Lughawe kan eiland help finansieel onafhanklik word
16 March 2012 bizcommunity.com St Helena’s first airport set to stimulate tourism and investment
15 March 2012 Business Day St Helena expection a boom