In partnership with iMobilise Transportation Systems, Nedbank has introduced an integrated taximeter and card acceptance solution into 200 metered taxis, using its innovative PocketPOS device to accept fare payment with a credit or debit card.
7 Mar 2014 12:48
Due to heavy rains in and around the southern part of Kruger National Park (KNP) several roads have been closed. Guests are advised not to use any gravel roads and to stay on the tar roads.
5 Mar 2014 14:54
Global travellers who want affordable family adventure journeys to Africa can now reach this reality through the newly launched Explorer Club. The owners of several distinguished properties in Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Kenya have forged The Explorer Club to create a few enticing adventure package tours for the start-up phase.
27 Feb 2014 10:31
At the start of this year I made 22 predictions for travel in South Africa, one of which was that I expected a new airline to start up. This prediction is coming true, but in a completely unexpected way.
By Rob Baker 24 Feb 2014 10:21
With the burgeoning business travel industry in Africa only set to grow in the coming years, Protea Hotel Kampala is moving guests into the digital zone with free Wi-Fi connectivity from the second they set foot in a hotel shuttle.
20 Feb 2014 12:42
Air Mauritius has launched a Wellness and Wellbeing Programme with the support of like-minded island partners, realising a long-standing dream for Air Mauritius regional manager, southern Africa and Latin America, Carla da Silva.
17 Feb 2014 15:44
Road Tripping South Africa provides some fascinating glimpses of hidden gems tucked away on old familiar routes and destinations, which might come as surprising delights even to seasoned travellers.
By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor 17 Feb 2014 07:40
The cruise industry is looking forward to a new year with great potential - and it's not just a case of wishful thinking. Thanks to more ports, ships, and on-board options, more and more people are trying cruising as it becomes more accessible worldwide.
14 Feb 2014 12:56
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
The travel and tourism industry is one that is more susceptible to the changes within the global economic environment than most. The decline in travel has been influenced by harsh financial conditions, which have significantly impacted consumer travel behaviour. However, Club Med's strategy has remained the same - to provide premium all-inclusive holidays at competitive rates for families at its 80 resorts across the globe.
6 Feb 2014 13:36
Travelstart, Africa's fastest growing global travel search site will be the first website in Nigeria to offer mobisite bookings via mobile and tablet devices.
30 Jan 2014 07:37
Due to recent unprecedented call volumes into the call centre, MSC Cruises SA has recommended that in order to assist passengers in the fastest and most effective way possible, they log onto www.msccruises.co.za and utilise the online booking system.
29 Jan 2014 14:17
Roger Carloni is a familiar face at Wilderness Safaris, having spent 13 years with the company in Botswana. Now, as the new General Manager of Odzala Wilderness Camps, he is looking forward to the exciting challenge of embracing Odzala as a new product on the market, as well as Congo as a country.
28 Jan 2014 15:17
"That's a Narina Trogon," Solilo Kalumba, SK to his friends, pointed out. Armed with my iPhone Bird Guide App, I disagreed. "Narina Trogons don't live here," I read from the guide, smug in my correctness...
By Brian Berkman 27 Jan 2014 09:57
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