For the majority of the year, the Makgadikgadi Pans is extremely desolate, waterless and arid. However, during the wet season, Makgadigadi offers excellent wildlife viewing...
Jarred Manasse 3 days ago
Protea Hotels have announced the signing of agreements for the development of...
9 Jun 2016
With high-end hotels planned for thriving cities including Cape Town, Johannesburg and...
8 Apr 2016
Finalists range from a lodge set in the Ethiopian Highlands to a beach safety organisation - who will take the top spot this year?
5 Apr 2016
Air Mauritius traveled the seven seas to identify, distinguish and congratulate the top travel performers over the last year. Guests hailing from the upper stratum of the SA travel industry were invited...
26 Feb 2016
The Okavango Delta is one of Africa's premier safari destinations for wildlife enthusiasts, boasting the world's largest inland delta which is home to...
Jarred Manasse 26 Feb 2016
It is evident that the Republic of Botswana remains an ideal hub for broad marketing and luring lucrative Tourism investment in the North West Province...
7 Aug 2015
Sun International says it will sell a portion of its interests in its African assets to a foreign subsidiary of Thailand-listed Minor International Public Co (Mint) for R664m.
19 Aug 2014
Grand Parade, the company responsible for bringing Burger King to SA‚ said it bought a further 32.9% stake in Mac Brothers for R42,79 million‚ to achieve cost efficiencies and gain greater access to the African markets.
20 May 2014
Wilderness Safaris is proud to announce that over half its Botswana camps have achieved the highest grade of ecotourism certification from the Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO).
16 Apr 2014
Fast food group Famous Brands reported a 20% increase in headline earnings per share to 180c for the six months to August.
29 Oct 2013
In SA, Famous Brands produces 265,000 cups of specially blended coffee a day. With 2,175 restaurants, the company, whose brands include Wimpy, Steers and Mugg & Bean, also makes 77m ice-cream cones a year. It's the big daddy of SA franchising, with a R9,7bn market capitalisation, and it wants to repeat its local success in the rest of Africa.
Zeenat Moorad 16 Sep 2013
City Lodge Hotels‚ which has "refreshed" its branding to better differentiate its four brands and reflect its ongoing enhancements and modernisation‚ increased average occupancies by three percentage points to 62% in the 12 months to June‚ underpinning a revenue increase of 11% to R975.9m and a 32% rise in normalised headline earnings to R252.2m.
15 Aug 2013
Famous Brands has reported that its franchise sales increased 16.8% in the March to May quarter with a 16% improvement in South Africa and a 27.2% improvement in the rest of Africa region.
19 Jun 2013
Auditing firm PwC on Thursday (13 June) projected total room revenue in SA would grow at a compound annual rate of 9.2% between now and 2017 after overall spending on rooms in all categories rose by 13.4% in 2012 to R15.2bn‚ reflecting an increase in stay-unit nights and a 5.3% rise in the average room rate.
Helmo Preuss 14 Jun 2013