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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...

15 hours ago

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

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

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

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

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

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

Protea Hotels expands with first hotel in Botswana

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

9 Jun 2016

Operator selection for hotels in Sub-Saharan Africa

Hotel chains looking to enter the region can choose from the management, franchise or acquisition routes. Given the limited hotel developments available for acquisition...

By Manika Dhama 30 May 2016

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 25 May 2016

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