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SOUTH AFRICA

#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Cheapflights Compass Report 2017 shows challenge is the mother of opportunity

We chat to the MD of Cheapflights to mine some insights from the Compass Report 2017...

By Cari Coetzee 13 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

The rise of film-induced tourism and its impact on local businesses

Research into film tourism - still a relatively new trend - has begun to directly link it to positive benefits for local businesses...

By Irma Hunkeler 12 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Top spots in Australia to spend your vacation

Partying or relaxing? Australia is the best place to be. Down Under offers a lot... whatever your taste, Australia has it.

By Amelia Verona 25 Jul 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Over three times more searches for hotels at home than away

LONDON, UK: 60% of the 3.3 million UK consumer online searches for hotels made a month ahead of the festive season were for lodgings domestically, reveals analysis of the latest quarterly search intelligence for the sector from leading independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight.

24 Dec 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Drinkers tell of 'huge bang' then collapse at Glasgow bar

GLASGOW, UK: Patrons inside The Clutha bar in Glasgow told how the roof collapsed shortly after they heard a giant thud, when a police helicopter plummeted onto the crowded bar.

2 Dec 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

UK boutique hotel queries outnumber those in short, long-haul destinations 3:1

LONDON, UK: There were three times as many online searches for lifestyle & boutique hotels in the UK than there were for those located in short-haul and long-haul destinations combined.

8 Oct 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Spur's earnings up 22.4% to 156.64c

Spur Corporation has reported a 22.4% rise in diluted headline earnings per share to 156.64c, up from 127.95c a year ago, for the year to June‚

13 Sep 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Spurred by 35.3% earnings growth

Franchise restaurant group Spur Corporation last week reported diluted headline earnings per share of 89.91c for the six months ended December‚ up 35.3% from the previous period.

11 Mar 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Searches for holidays to Africa overtake North America and close gap with Europe

LONDON, UK: Online holiday searches totalled 3.1 million at the latter end of 2011 and the African continent saw a surge of queries far exceeding those for the Caribbean, Far East or South East Asia, according to leading digital marketing agency, Greenlight's latest report Holidays Issue 11.

1 Feb 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Bookings down? Or is London already full?

IOL says that tourism operators in Britain - who have been expecting a flood of bookings ahead of the 2012 Olympics - say there has been a 90% drop in bookings as a result of the global economic recession.

16 Nov 2011

NEW ZEALAND

NZ set to reap millions from RWC final weekend

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand stands to reap a US$62.8 million* windfall from the Rugby World Cup 2011 final weekend, according to MasterCard Research.

21 Oct 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Newspaper sites across Europe demonstrate growth in the past year

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 368.6 million unique visitors went online in June 2011 for an average of 26.1 hours per person.

19 Aug 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Holiday market all packaged up - half of Brits prefer package holidays

LONDON, UK: With schools out for summer, it is the perfect time for Brits to pack their suitcases and relax on the beaches of hot destinations abroad. And when it comes to organising their holidays, it appears political unrest and company collapses have made their mark on the type of holiday taken - as nearly half (43%) of Brits now agree that package holidays 'are a safer bet in the current climate', according to latest research from Mintel.

28 Jul 2011

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