As we celebrate Tourism Month, there's an opportunity for us to acknowledge what achieving open skies in Africa would mean for the business community and business travel in general
Oz Desai 1 day ago
Tourism is notoriously problematic for some developing destinations as it diverts often scarce water and energy resources from the host community
Paul Hanna 15 Sep 2017
Kenya boasts of diverse destinations that remain major attractions for tourists from across the world. From the classic wildlife safaris
Josephine Wawira 14 Sep 2017
Associate Dean and Professor at ESL, Dr Achim Schmitt, participated in a panel discussion on HR and education issues in the hospitality industry at the THINC Africa conference
Cari Coetzee 13 Sep 2017
We received word of an Israeli startup that is causing a stir in the hotel bookings industry. Pruvo enables travellers to rebook the same hotel room for a cheaper price
Cari Coetzee 12 Sep 2017
Carlson Rezidor's senior VP business development, Africa and Indian Ocean participated in one of the key panels which took place at the THINC Africa conference - The evolution of management contracts
CEO of Tourism, Sisa Ntshona shared his thoughts on global and local tourism and how we, as locals, can do our part in helping the South African economy through travelling locally
Robin Fredericks 12 Sep 2017
To showcase their new super breakfast offering, Radisson Blu launched a creative, multichannel social media video campaign inspired by the magic moments that take place around the breakfast table
The Louvre Abu Dhabi - a universal museum with a focus on shared human stories across civilisations and cultures - will open its doors on 11 November 2017
Rishabh Thapar sat down with a group of panellists at THINC Africa 2017 to discuss challenges in hotel development
Robin Fredericks 6 Sep 2017
Following a comprehensive bidding process, Gauteng has emerged the successful bidder to host Meetings Africa for the next five years
As a hotel group, Carlson Rezidor is constantly reconciling localisation and world-class hospitality. "It is becoming increasingly clear that we can't have one without the other.”
During the arrival of Rovos Rail at the Dar es Salaam Station, Tanzanians have been advised to cultivate a culture of visiting local tourist attractions instead of leaving the opportunities to foreigners only
Facebook and Instagram representatives attended the Annual World Tourism Conference in Rwanda to explore ways in which social media can be used effectively to drive tourism growth across Africa
The number of markets included in the 2017 African Hotel Valuation Index continues to grow each year, exemplifying the ever-increasing interest in the African hotel market
Africa travel on the fly is not an option for production crews shooting in Africa and preparation and planning is key
Hotel investors, lenders, and management companies have become increasingly sophisticated over the past 10 years. As such, hotels are less risky investments and will attract investors with a long holder period
African governments should give attention to tourists from within the continent to further grow the sector rather than focus most on those from across the oceans
Collins Mwai 31 Aug 2017
In today's globally digital world, tourism related businesses are striving to position themselves on the online map. The travel sector is one that has, over the years, evolved in its online presence
Josephine Wawira 30 Aug 2017
At the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali, Rwanda, Euromonitor International revealed the key trends shaping travel and tourism in Africa.
Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking and ornate descriptions of food that are telling of her authentic passion for the subject.
Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago
In a month-long partnership with Citi Bike which will see South Africa's unique art and culture taking to the streets of New York City, South African Tourism's US office is taking an innovative approach to grow the SA's arts, culture, and heritage offering by encouraging New Yorkers and visitors to the city to travel to South Africa.
A recent study by the Metro Chair of Innovation at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) on the use of digital solutions in the hospitality industry, takes a look behind the scenes of the hospitality sector and offers new insights on the use of technology in the restaurant industry in Germany, France, Italy and Spain.