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THINC Africa 2017: Exciting future for African hotel market

“The evolution of the hotel market across Africa continues with some of the largest international brands announcing they were opening hotels in new countries."

1 day ago

Google Maps adds bucket list feature

You can create lists of places, share your lists and follow other lists, all without ever leaving the Google Maps app...

15 Feb 2017

Why millions chose Africa as their safari destination

Tourists select the continent as a destination for wildlife viewing and to enjoy the sunny skies. Africa is the world's number one destination for safaris which range from the exotic to the very simple...

By Marco Scholtz 3 Feb 2017

The time is now for remote Africa to take advantage of global travel trends

The number of international visitors travelling to historically avoided or forgotten destinations in Africa has seen a steady increase since 2000...

3 Feb 2017

Johannesburg ranks 37th on Euromonitor International's Top 100 Cities

The Middle East and Africa region have 12 cities in the Top 100, with the majority in the Middle East and North Africa. Johannesburg the only other city on the rest of the continent...

27 Jan 2017

African tourism expected to grow further in 2017

A boost in African tourism is simultaneous to the economic growth being experienced across many parts of the continent...

By Josephine Wawira 26 Jan 2017

Eco-huts attract tourists and cash to Kenyan herding communities

A modern version of the Maasai traditional dwelling, equipped with clean energy, is helping tribal women earn an income...

By Benson Rioba 24 Jan 2017

How to address the needs of the uncompromising customer

Intercontinental Hotels Group's 2017 Trends Report highlights the uncompromising nature of today's customer...

19 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Driving growth in African tourism

Africa was once perceived as relatively dangerous and expensive, with either luxury accommodation or poor quality hotels. Now people understand you can have an amazing experience...

13 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The future of marketing in 360-degrees

The technology to watch in 2017 is Virtual Reality - along with the accompanying practice of 360-degree videography, the mechanism used by consumers and professionals to create immersive virtual reality experiences...

By Andre Van Kets 12 Jan 2017

Will Trump be more Mandela or more Zuma, and what are the likely ramifications for tourism in Africa?

It appears that Donald Trump was elected as President of the United States by an electorate feeling disillusioned and let down by their politicians

By Tim Smith 17 Nov 2016

City of Gold the most popular city in Africa

Johannesburg is set to be the most popular city in Africa for the fourth year according to the 2016 Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index...

16 Nov 2016

The most spectacular lakes in Africa

From crystal-clear waters that give mirror-like reflections to hypnotic ripples whose effect create an amazing allure, here are the most spectacular lakes in Africa...

By Josephine Wawira 11 Nov 2016

Wellness in the wilderness: African tourism lends itself to wellness travel

According to the report, safari holidays - one of Africa's most important segments - are increasingly including yoga, spa, and meditation as part of the itinerary...

10 Nov 2016

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