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The Royal Escape: espAfrika's new curated luxury experience

espAfrika brings its latest offering - the Escape Experience - in a series of exclusive curated experiences designed to appeal to Africa's luxury market...

2 days ago

CT International Airport scoops Routes Africa Marketing Award

Routes 2016 Marketing Awards has announced Cape Town International Airport in South Africa as the overall winner of the Routes Africa edition of the awards...

21 Jul 2016

What you need to know about the new 'African passport'

The passports will first be given to AU heads of state and government, ministers of foreign affairs, and the permanent representatives of AU member states...

By Fatima Moosa 20 Jul 2016

African passport launched at AU Kigali Summit

The long-awaited Pan-African passport was launched at the opening ceremony of the 27th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union...

By Athan Tashobya 19 Jul 2016

Augmented reality: more than just fun and games

The Pokemon Go augmented reality (AR) mobile game has taken the world by storm - even before its worldwide launch...

By Jason Ried 15 Jul 2016

What Ghana's new visa-on-arrival scheme means for tourism and hospitality

Ghana has started a visa-on-arrival scheme at Kotoka International Airport. What does it mean for the tourism and hospitality industries?

15 Jul 2016

Marriott growth creates opportunities for unemployed youth

There are in fact numerous opportunities for South Africans to find work. And one company is looking to create up to 25,000 new jobs for those willing to travel...

11 Jul 2016

Bakhresa and Verde Hotels team up for Zanzibar's greenest hotel

Bakhresa Group has appointed SA's Verde Hotels to...

5 Jul 2016

Starwood to debut Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

Starwood Hotels & Resorts have announced that it will introduce its Four Points by Sheraton brand in Tanzania with the signing of two hotels...

5 Jul 2016

African Sun Limited sets aside $25m for hotel expansion

Listed hospitality group African Sun Limited has budgeted $25 million for the expansion of Monomotapa as negotiations with the City of Harare...

By Enacy Mapakame 4 Jul 2016

Six lessons in storytelling

As the world shifts to all things digital, our storytelling has adapted, but remains an effective tool for...

By Nicole Biondi 28 Jun 2016

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

Top 10 apps for travellers

Huge advances in mobile technology and the proliferation of smartphone apps have made travel easier, but choosing the right app for your next trip...

24 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

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

Jovago releases Ghana Hospitality Report

Jovago has compiled a report on Ghana's tourism industry revealing key trends in the sector as well as distinctive opportunities in the industry...

20 Jun 2016

Marriott International confirms rebranding of Protea Hotels

To capitalise on the travel aspirations of Africa's growing middle class and an increased presence of international hotel brands in Africa, Marriott International have announced the rebranding of Protea Hotels...

14 Jun 2016

Protea Hotels expands with first hotel in Botswana

Protea Hotels have announced the signing of agreements for the development of...

9 Jun 2016

Travelden introduces new online booking platform

Travelden hosted a hard launch to introduce a new online booking platform at Ibis Hotel, Toyin Street Ikeja, Lagos...

3 Jun 2016

Carlson Rezidor targets Africa for expansion programme

The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has made Africa the target of its key global investment region due to the continent's long-term economic growth rates...

2 Jun 2016

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