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Episode 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

Date: 22 Apr 2014
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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Guesthouses show growth

Income from the accommodation sector displayed an annual growth of 7% for February but the growth has not trickled down to all. While one entrepreneur said she was smiling all the way to the bank, another reported a drop in earnings.

By Mpho Sibanyoni 24 Apr 2014 09:45

ABTA launches African Business Travel Conference

The African Business Travel Association (ABTA) today announced that it will be hosting an annual African Business Travel Conference, the first of which will take place from 2-4 November 2014 at the Sheraton Pretoria Hotel, South Africa.

24 Apr 2014 09:56

Empire Executive Apartments & Hotel launches in Sandton

Sandton's bustling business hub is set for a major boost with the completion of Empire Executive Apartments and Hotel. This new development opens its doors on 1 May 2014 and is primed to revolutionise short, medium and long-term accommodation for business travelers in Johannesburg.

24 Apr 2014 10:59

Travel budgets on the rise in 2014

TripAdvisor has announced results of bi-annual TripBarometer study, revealing global travel trends based on responses from more than 61,000 respondents

23 Apr 2014 09:53

More Mango flights to PE in 2014

Mango has announced that it will be increasing its flight frequency between Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth from October this year. The new schedule, which will be published next week, will have the carrier increase flights between the cities by 55% with the addition of return sectors on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. Mango commenced air services to Port Elizabeth in December 2012.

23 Apr 2014 12:01

Comair share price doesn't react to FlySafair

Is the Johannesburg Stock Exchange efficient at quickly transforming news into share price adjustments? Possibly, but it was surprising that Comair's share price rose on a day when the news broke that FlySafair had received its licence from the Air Services Licencing Council (ASLC).

By Rob Baker 22 Apr 2014 11:57

Guesthouse of the Year finalists prepare to be winners

Winning doesn't always come easy, particularly for the five finalists of the Tsogo Sun Book a Guesthouse - Guesthouse of the Year 2014 Award, all of whom are South African entrepreneurs striving to take their guesthouse to the next level.

22 Apr 2014 11:38

Mango launches new on-board menu

Low cost airline Mango recently launched its new on-board menu. The new selection is available on all domestic and Zanzibar flights and was designed to provide Guests with greater variety during travel.

22 Apr 2014 11:48

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! to get 'cool' facelift

The unique Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! lifestyle concept is to undergo an evolution that will ignite and inspire a new generation of guests in the Mother City.

22 Apr 2014 14:55

Clock Tower's steps at V&A Waterfront transformed

In the spirit of World Design Capital 2014, visitors to the V&A Waterfront's Clock Tower precinct will find themselves literally stepping into a bright-and-colourful space. The Clock Tower's steps were transformed by a colourful Ndebele-style design by a group of students from Hout Bay. The youngsters spent two days during their school holidays painting the steps.

18 Apr 2014 12:00

Education crucial for continued tourism industry growth and success

With tourism and hospitality one of the fastest growing sectors in South Africa, contributing billions annually to the economy, young people are increasingly attracted to the idea of living the dream by choosing a career in the industry, believing that it will be a life filled with travel and glamour, with only an occasional interruption in the way of "real work".

17 Apr 2014 10:48

FlySafair granted domestic scheduled passenger licence

Safair recently announced the news that the Air Services Licencing Council (ASLC) have granted FlySafair a domestic air service licence for the operation of domestic scheduled flights. This is in addition to the international and domestic unscheduled licence that it held for almost 50 years, providing aviation services both domestically and locally.

17 Apr 2014 11:32

The tourism video that's so bad...

... Even the Singapore Tourism Board, which commissioned it - has scrapped it. (Video - if you're brave and like something cheesy)

16 Apr 2014 06:55

Give your piece a chance with a Biz Press Office

According to ongoing research by UK-based CMO institute, confidence in the effectiveness of content marketing is spurring 60% of marketers to devote increased budgets to this form of promotion year-on-year. Here's why content marketing should be an integral part of a communications campaign strategy.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 16 Apr 2014 15:18

Have you registered as an exhibitor for Food Hospitality World Africa?

If not, here is why you should.

Issued by Fiera Milano 16 Apr 2014 15:55

Wilderness Botswana camps scores high in ecotourism

Wilderness Safaris is proud to announce that over half its Botswana camps have achieved the highest grade of ecotourism certification from the Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO).

16 Apr 2014 14:24

Improved global economic conditions boost Q1 business performance

First-quarter results of the TBCSA FNB Tourism Business Index (TBI) point to the weak exchange rate and strong overseas leisure demand playing a significantly positive role in lifting business performance. The industry recorded an overall index of 112.4 in this quarter, slightly lower than last quarter's 114.6, but still above normal trading performance levels.

16 Apr 2014 13:03

KZN's Easter road safety campaign

Sharp focus will fall on road safety in KwaZulu-Natal as the country prepares for the upcoming Easter holiday this weekend.

15 Apr 2014 09:09

Richard Branson set to purchase property in Franschhoek

Virgin Limited Edition, Sir Richard Branson's worldwide luxury collection of award-winning retreats has entered into a preliminary agreement to purchase a new property - Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in Franschhoek, South Africa,

15 Apr 2014 15:41

Busy week for anti-poaching units in KNP

South African National Parks (SANParks) said in a statement that the past week proved to be one of the busiest weeks for anti-poaching units in the Kruger National Park (KNP) with as many as three heavily armed groups of suspected poachers detected by rangers in the national park.

14 Apr 2014 13:32

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