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Online booking methods: SA travelers still want a human touch

Given the reams of data now available to would-be travelers, along with growing internet access, one of the major global trends to emerge has been real-time booking...

By Tom Williams 1 day ago

Top entrepreneurship tips from a local tourism expert

"You need a fair smattering of idiotic guts, seed cash and luck to make it as a newcomer in this industry."

1 day ago

Why travellers should take a second look at travel insurance

There are some instances in which medical treatment can be withheld by a foreign country if a person has no proof of funds or travel insurance...

1 day ago

Jumia to become Africa's one stop online destination

With a new vision, the Africa Internet Group is connecting its companies into Jumia's ecosystem which will give access to products and services from its e-commerce platforms...

24 Jun 2016

Brexit: how will currency fluctuations affect Cape Town tourism?

How will the currency fluctuations caused by Brexit, in particular, affect tourism in Cape Town?

By Enver Duminy 24 Jun 2016

Cosy up to winter travel on Cape Country Routes

South African winters are synonymous with cold and harsh conditions. For many professionals, the long stress-free, sunny days of a December holiday is in the distant future....

23 Jun 2016

Why hospitality SMBs should take a fresh look at guest data

Think of data as another guest staying at your cosy establishment. Just as you have locks on the doors and other security measures keeping your guests safe...

By Amit Parbhucharan 23 Jun 2016

Carlson Rezidor leading hotel boom in Africa

Accelerating its growth strategy in Africa, Carlson Rezidor has opened five Radisson Blu hotels in the first six months of 2016 and signed four new hotels including...

22 Jun 2016

Collaboration to benefit wildlife of Tala Game Reserve

Husqvarna and Illovo Sugar have linked up with Tala Collection Private Game Reserve in a veld management and rehabilitation programme to ensure...

22 Jun 2016

Competition or collapse? The influence of international brands on Africa's hotel industry

The multimillion dollar question here is: does the introduction of international hotel chains bring collapse or competition for the local hotel businesses?

21 Jun 2016

The problem of being wild and a wanderer

Who owns South Africa's wild animals? It's a question of life and death for many creatures that wander out of the Kruger National Park...

By Don Pinnock 20 Jun 2016

Hotel group's new ad campaign sees guests in tears

aha Hotels and Lodges' latest marketing campaign titled "We Know It's Hard to Say Goodbye" sees guests in tears...

17 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: Upskilling youth is key to opportunities in the tourism and hospitality industry

Youth unemployment remains one of the most significant challenges facing South Africa, with young people three times more likely to be unemployed than their elder counterparts...

By Kim Viljoen 17 Jun 2016

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