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Can the hotel industry survive terrorism challenges in Africa?

Hotels offering accommodation in regions with high security threats face pervasive risks which require professional handling to avoid escalation...

By Josephine Wawira 1 day ago

Pros and cons of foreign investment in the African tourism market

Africa is increasingly promoting the tourism industry as a means of improving the continent's economic development. Africa continues to attract foreign investors...

By Josephine Wawira 19 May 2016

Newmark plans expansion into Africa

Newmark hotels aim to grow its footprint on the African content and a key strategic intervention for group's expansion is the establishment of...

17 May 2016

Airbnb now a member of World Tourism Organization

Airbnb has officially joined the World Tourism Organization as an affiliate member and in doing so, joins influential community leaders within...

16 May 2016

Key influences in the growth of African tourism

Tourism development is viewed as a key pillar for African development and a major reflection of economic activities that directly or indirectly stimulate its growth...

By Josephine Wawira 3 May 2016

Minor Hotel Group plans major expansion into Africa

With high-end hotels planned for thriving cities including Cape Town, Johannesburg and...

8 Apr 2016

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

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

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

Airbnb plans to expand across Africa

Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, attended the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015 to meet with entrepreneurs from around the world and explore the sharing economy's impact and expansion, particularly on the African continent - which represents a huge opportunity for the company...

27 Jul 2015

Park Hyatt Zanzibar now open

The idyllic East African island of Zanzibar extends a warm welcome to the Hyatt family with the opening of Park Hyatt Zanzibar in March 2015...

3 Jun 2015

Influential European makes 2014's Most Important Africans in Tech list

MD of Jovago.com, Marek Zmyslowski was recently nominated as one of 2014's Most Important Africans in Tech...

24 Dec 2014

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

Hilton Worldwide opens DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar

Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton recently announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Zanzibar - Stone Town, located 64 kilometers (40 miles) off the coast of mainland Tanzania.

7 Jul 2014

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