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Examining the state of hotel development in Africa

According to a report by the W-Hospitality Group, a total of 365 hotel chain development pipelines were reported in Africa in 2016, with 64,231 rooms...

By Josephine Wawira 13 hours ago

How to sell Africa to experiential travellers

On holidays, we no longer get lost or wander through a foreign city because we have apps assisting us. So, it's important that you're the personal touch that clients are looking for...

By Mareike Pietzsch 3 days ago

Winners of annual Air Mauritius Travel Awards 2016 announced

The upper echelons of the South African travel industry joined Air Mauritius on 23 February 2017 to identify, distinguish and congratulate the top travel performers of the past 12 months...

11 hours ago

South African travel agents giving the internet a run for its money

Technology, digitisation and automation - travel agents have faced numerous disruptions over the past few years. However, instead of succumbing to outside pressures, the South African travel industry has become stronger...

3 days ago

Reduced cost of grading will encourage small enterprises to get graded

Tourism establishments will be able to save up to 90% on the cost of grading starting February 2017, alleviating some of the cost burden on small enterprises...

3 days ago

Budget Speech focus on tourism promotion bodes well for inbound tourism

Minister Gordhan announced that there would be focused support on labour-intensive sectors, including tourism-related services, with an additional R494 million allocated to tourism promotion...

23 Feb 2017

THINC Africa 2017: Exciting future for African hotel market

“The evolution of the hotel market across Africa continues with some of the largest international brands announcing they were opening hotels in new countries."

23 Feb 2017

Honeymoon budgets are tight for South African couples

According to a survey conducted by The Wedding Expo, the average South African couple can spend R5,000 to R15,000 for their honeymoon...

23 Feb 2017

Jumia Travel aims to streamline travel in Africa with flight services

In a move to boost its service offerings, Jumia Travel has unveiled its Flights Services for travellers - part of its broader programme to create a one-stop travel shop in a bid to streamline travel in Africa.

23 Feb 2017

Children wear the pants when it comes to family holidays

A Holiday Inn survey has found that when it comes to deciding where to go and to do on holidays, children 'wear the pants'...

23 Feb 2017

Magalies Park up for a R40 million modern facelift

Magalies Park timeshare resort, near the Hartebeesport Dam, is undergoing a R40 million refurbishment which will leave its 185 chalets with a fresh new look...

22 Feb 2017

Ethiopia's tourism potential yet to be fully exploited

The country is looking for a transformational growth that will take the sector to the next level, marketing Ethiopia locally and internationally to list the country among Africa's top five destinations...

By Josephine Wawira 22 Feb 2017

Sod turning marks start of Skukuza Safari Lodge construction

SANParks CEO said this new development is set to raise KNP's competitiveness as one of the premier meetings and events destinations in the country...

21 Feb 2017

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