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Rwanda to host World Tourism Conference

The conference will bring together African leaders, international investors and travel professionals to set the tone for how tourism can be utilised as an engine for economic growth...

By Bryan Kimenyi 9 hours ago

Food trends: The jus just ain't worth the squeeze

What's hot on the local food scene? What's being served up and what's joining the leftovers?

By Shelley Seid 14 Oct 2016

Jumia furthers hospitality technology with launch of Extranet Web

Jumia Travel has launched the web version of the Extranet App on Android with the aim to give hotel managers more flexibility and independence.

12 Oct 2016

Navigate Bizcommunity to where the business is

An increasing number of our core advertising, marketing and media audience and other professional subscribers are discovering that navigating editorial offerings across Bizcommunity's 18 multi-industry portals makes good sense...

Issued by 7 Oct 2016

Carlson Rezidor on track with hotel developments in Africa

Carlson Rezidor is on track to achieve its target of more than 23,000 rooms open or under development in Africa by the end of 2020...

7 Oct 2016

Hilton increases presence in Africa with Hilton Lagos Airport

Hilton has signed a management agreement to open a 350 guest room and suite hotel at Lagos' Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Nigeria, set to open in 2023...

6 Oct 2016

Investor sentiment for Sub-Saharan Africa hotels positive despite challenges

According to the latest JLL research, investor sentiment for hotels in Sub-Saharan Africa remains positive despite economic headwinds...

5 Oct 2016

Hilton Worldwide announces line-up of hotel firsts for Africa

Hilton Worldwide announced new properties and extensions at AHIF. Among the new hotels agreed is Africa's first modular build hotel, Africa's tallest hotel in Nairobi, and...

4 Oct 2016

East African hospitality sector set for positive growth

"East Africa is expected to deliver the strongest real GDP growth in Sub-Saharan Africa over the next decade, according to BMI Research."

30 Sep 2016

Luxury hotels and chauffeurs for SA business travellers in Africa

According to Corporate Traveller statistics, nine out of 10 business travellers to African countries stay in four- or five-star hotels...

27 Sep 2016

East Africa air travel rising

ForwardKeys' analysis of international air travel to East Africa this year (January to August), revealed a strong growth of 11.2% compared with the same period last year...

22 Sep 2016

Kenya's wildebeest migration live

Digital spectators can enjoy a live streaming of the wildebeest migration via Facebook and YouTube in Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve, made possible by a partnership between WildEarth and HerdTracker...

21 Sep 2016

Jumia Travel bolsters Afro Tourism booking site

Jumia Travel has rejuvenated its partnerships with travel and tourism promotion company, Afro Tourism, which promotes travel to and within Africa...

20 Sep 2016

Connecting Africa's cities with developers, investors, planners

The African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit will this November showcase city development plans on the continent at the CTICC in Cape Town...

19 Sep 2016

Futuristic cities that will take Africa's tourism industry by storm

Inspired by the need for sustainable living, including access to sustainable energy, transport, and housing billions of dollars are being invested in the development of futuristic cities...

By Josephine Wawira 14 Sep 2016

City Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam making good progress

Good progress is being made on construction of the 147-room City Lodge Hotel Dar es Salaam in Tanzania's capital city...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 7 Sep 2016

THINC Africa to play host to operator vs owner debate

Southern Africa offers two types of opportunities to the bigger brands and operators...

5 Sep 2016

Commodities slump won't impact long-term hotel development in Africa

The commodities slump in Africa and subsequent impact on business travel should not impact on long-term sustainability of hotel development in Africa, currently experiencing a boom on the continent...

31 Aug 2016

Wi-Fi, the most coveted hotel amenity

The mobile revolution is accelerating and hotels have to remain on the front lines of the uprising. Hoteliers have had to get smarter when it comes to their Wi-Fi since...

29 Aug 2016

AU passport boost might see tourism become the bedrock of Nigerian economy

Nigeria's tourism and hospitality industry might overtake...

25 Aug 2016

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