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Business Traveller Africa Awards in SA and Nigeria

Future Group - the publisher of Business Traveller Africa magazine - in association with headline sponsor Gautrain and global research specialist TNS, will be hosting the third annual Business Traveller Africa Awards, which will take place on 2 September at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg.

8 Jul 2014 10:04

PwC report anticipates growth in Africa's hospitality sector

Despite the state of the South African economy, the hospitality sector is poised for further growth in the next five years in the wake of a number of inbound travellers to the African continent, according to a report issued by PwC.

23 Jun 2014 12:16

The new rules for travelling with children

Flight Centre is urging all travellers to be aware of new regulations governing travel with minors. The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has announced new, strict procedures for parents travelling with children under the age of 18 years in and out of South Africa.

17 Jun 2014 12:21

Grant Thornton report analyses 20 years of tourism

South Africa's tourism industry has grown significantly over the past 20 years, but there is certainly room for more growth, according to data since 1994, which has been analysed by Grant Thornton.

13 Jun 2014 12:32

Take a virtual journey to Reunion Island

A posse of top international and South African bloggers and online media are preparing to head to Reunion Island from 26 June-3 July 2014 where they will absorb the island's extensive diversity, easy lifestyle and warm hospitality to share with the wanderlust-dusted eyes of the world through the storytelling hashtag #gotoreunion.

12 Jun 2014 13:04

KZN and Durban Tourism to host SETE 2014

The Sports & Events Tourism Exchange (SETE) Conference and Exhibition, now in its fourth year, will be taking place at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban from 28-30 October 2014 and is set to be hosted by the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development and Tourism (KZN DEDT) and Durban Tourism for the 3rd year.

29 May 2014 08:20

Hilton Worldwide launches Passport to Success

Hilton Worldwide, in partnership with the International Youth Foundation (IYF), St Anthony's Education Centre and Harambee, launched Passport to Success in Southern Africa during its global career event, Careers@HiltonLive: Youth in Hospitality Month.

15 May 2014 14:34

EAH selects Samsung as supplier of choice

Samsung Electronics South Africa has been selected as the supplier of choice for the luxurious apartments and hotels, owned by Executive Apartments & Hotels (EAH).

25 Apr 2014 12:19

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

Red Carnation Hotel Collection launches new website

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection South Africa has just launched its new B|Africa Spa website. The site focuses on the brand's spa products and treatments, available exclusively at Red Carnation's five-star South African properties: The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Cape Town; Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat in the Cederberg Mountains; and The Oyster Box, Umhlanga.

11 Apr 2014 09:56

Take advantage of the business travel upswing

South Africa's travel and tourism sector continues to make a significant contribution to the country's economic growth; however there's a need to grow business travel to stay ahead of rapidly emerging African countries, said Wiza Nyondo, head of tourism of FNB Business.

18 Mar 2014 12:38

Big data to boost travel sector

Like all other industries, travel and tourism has traditionally been operated on gut feel, guesswork and historical data. Decisions on packages, pricing and destinations were made by operators, not travellers, and personalised packages were limited. However, big data is set to change this.

By Nadine Shenker 12 Feb 2014 08:05

Creating a niche for the youth in responsible tourism

The future success of the hospitality and tourism industry in SA depends on a strong talent pipeline of young people within the industry who will continue the legacy of responsible tourism that is being so carefully established in this country, says Caleb Mabaso, FEDHASA's head of Strategic Projects.

24 Jan 2014 14:13

Promising outlook for SA's tourism industry in 2014

South Africa and its key tourist attractions have witnessed record festive season growth figures due to an increase in international and local tourism.

23 Jan 2014 12:12

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