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Six lessons in storytelling

As the world shifts to all things digital, our storytelling has adapted, but remains an effective tool for marketing and building brands...

By Nicole Biondi 2 days ago

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

#AfricaMonth: Building real awareness of the situation in Africa

With more and more of Africa's fauna and flora under threat, many of the stories that came out of We Are Africa was the importance of conservation...

By Cari Van Wyk 19 May 2016

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

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

#INDABA2016: Tourism is South Africa's and Africa's future

SA is intrinsically linked to the continent and if tourism succeeds...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 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

African artisan businesses to benefit from tourism growth

The employment opportunities, generation of income and investment by the tourism industry have a major role to play in ending unemployment in the continent...

18 Apr 2016

Who made the list: African Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 finalist

Finalists range from a lodge set in the Ethiopian Highlands to a beach safety organisation - who will take the top spot this year?

5 Apr 2016

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