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IATA: Lower prices boosted air travel in 2015

Global air passenger traffic jumped 6.5 percent in 2015 compared to a year earlier, boosted largely by lower airfares, IATA said. Last year's hike marked the strongest rise in global air passenger traffic since...

5 Feb 2016 14:13

Global hotel trend predictions for 2016

In 2008, the global hotel industry was worth $447 billion US dollars. It experienced a dip in 2009 decreasing significantly to $395 billion US dollars

By Michelle Mangan 3 Feb 2016 12:18

WTA nominees for Africa and Indian Ocean unveiled

World Travel Awards (WTA) unveiled the nominees for the upcoming Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016, the first event on the annual Grand Tour...

2 Feb 2016 14:23

It's officially Design Month on Biz

Traditionally February is dedicated to all things design on Biz. This year we're rolling out the design theme, with a multi-industry Design Month feature on how design is influencing 20 sectors locally and globally...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Feb 2016 12:32

The face of Africa changed by tech startups

Euromonitor International's WTM Global Trends Report 2015 reveals that technology startups are flourishing across Africa which is helping boost the economy...

20 Jan 2016 07:05

20 million Africans rely on tourism sector

Africa is one of the world's fastest-growing tourist destinations, second only to Southeast Asia and employing some 20 million people...

18 Jan 2016 13:19

Tourism professionals urged to attend WTM Africa

Now in its third year and taking place 6-8 April 2016, B2B exhibition World Travel Market Africa hosts a nexus for the inbound and outbound African travel...

15 Jan 2016 09:55

Kenya announces incentives for tourists

Speaking at the opening of Kenya's first luxury yachting marina (English Point Marina) in Mombasa on Tuesday, H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta unveiled...

15 Jan 2016 13:24

Emirates upgrades service to Zimbabwe and Zambia

Emirates is set to enhance its on-board experience and increase capacity on its Zambia and Zimbabwe route with the deployment of a larger Boeing 777-300ER...

12 Jan 2016 16:06

#KenyaLive - broadcasting for wildlife lovers

Kenya's stunning wildlife is set to be showcased with two world firsts in a series of live web broadcasts using new state-of-the-art technology...

11 Jan 2016 11:50

Four stops to make when traveling Zambia

Zambia embodies the rugged beauty of Southern Africa and with the bustling capital of Lusaka, its potential is much more than it is given credit for...

7 Jan 2016 15:41

Campaign to boost Kenya's tourism on internet launched

An international brand campaign aimed at promoting Kenya as a tourism and investment destination has launched an initiative to broadcast Kenyan wildlife live on the Internet...

By Waga Odongo 6 Jan 2016 11:02

AirlineRatings.com names kulula.com Best Low Cost Airline

For the second consecutive year, kulula has scooped the award for "Best Low Cost Airline Middle East/Africa 2016" in the Airline Excellence Awards hosted by AirlineRatings.com...

3 Dec 2015 09:12

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 158: The Bookmarks 2016 and Premier Hotels & Resorts

On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Fred Roed and Alan Campbell...

27 Nov 2015 10:02

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 158: The Bookmarks Awards and Premier Hotels & Resorts

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 26 November 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Fred Roed and Alan Campbell...

25 Nov 2015 11:15

Impact of Paris terrorist attacks on travel and tourism demand

Following the 13 November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, where 129 people lost their lives, the outlook for travel and tourism demand in the city...

By Caroline Bremner 19 Nov 2015 09:35

Etihad Airways and TCA Abu Dhabi signs MOU to promote tourism

Etihad Airways signed a Memorandum of Understanding with both the TCA Abu Dhabi and with Miral Asset Management to promote the global tourism appeal of Abu Dhabi...

12 Nov 2015 10:35

New multi-city ticketing solution makes global roaming easier

Gemalto is launching the next generation of its UpTeq Multi-Tenant NFC SIM which supports multiple transport applications from different city networks...

11 Nov 2015 08:26

Virtual tourism in Uganda

A new campaign codenamed Koikoiug has kicked off. It comprises a team of 'Instagrammers' who go out to capture sceneries of different towns...

By Edgar R. Batte 9 Oct 2015 11:33

Carlson Rezidor to strengthen its presence in Africa

Carlson Rezidor continues to strengthen its presence in Africa, the company's most important growth market...

2 Oct 2015 07:26

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