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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

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

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

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

JAPAN

Tokyo maintains brand image, despite earthquake and tsunami

TOKYO, JAPAN: In the aftermath of Japan's earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent nuclear accident, the city of Tokyo has seen no significant erosion to its city image according to the 2011 Anholt-GfK Roper City Brands Index study.

27 Jul 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

WAYN signs multi-million dollar advertising contract with SA Tourism

LONDON, UK: WAYN, reputedly the largest travel and lifestyle dedicated social platform in the world has announced the signing of a three-year, multi-million dollar advertising deal with South African Tourism.

22 Jun 2011