As Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) celebrates its award-winning triumph at Africa's premier Indaba tourism expo private sector players in the country's tourism industry have asked government to scrap the 18 per cent levy on tourism services...
By Moses Mugalu 19 May 2015 12:46
The Rezidor Hotel Group's Global Director of Sales and Marketing tells us about destination marketing, the first five-star hotel in Sierra Leone, and the challenges of marketing to/in Africa compared to the rest of the world...
By Leigh Andrews 15 Apr 2015 08:00
When the Apple Watch becomes available on 24 April, Emirates' customers from around the globe will be able to enjoy the smart features and sleek interface of the Emirates app for Apple Watch...
18 Mar 2015 09:02
Safari365, in partnership with Cape Town Twitter celebrity James Costello, has launched a pro-African, pro-travel social media campaign titled #BeEbolaSmart, in an aim to alleviate fears and sensationalism...
17 Nov 2014 07:32
The alliance between Massinga Beach and Castelo do Mar along with further developments by co-owner Darin D'Oliveira, will soon open up and boost Inhambane in Mozambique as a destination of choice, benefitting other lodges in the area.
22 Oct 2013 09:56
NAIROBI, KENYA: A devastating fire shut down Nairobi's international airport on Wednesday (7 August) in a major crisis that forced scores of flights at east Africa's biggest transport hub to be cancelled or diverted.
8 Aug 2013 12:58
Auditing firm PwC on Thursday (13 June) projected total room revenue in SA would grow at a compound annual rate of 9.2% between now and 2017 after overall spending on rooms in all categories rose by 13.4% in 2012 to R15.2bn‚ reflecting an increase in stay-unit nights and a 5.3% rise in the average room rate.
By Helmo Preuss 14 Jun 2013 07:54
WASHINGTON USA: President Barack Obama will leave on a first African tour next month, visiting Senegal, Tanzania and South Africa, but his itinerary released on Monday (20 May) bypasses Kenya, an ancestral homeland.
21 May 2013 11:32
Hilton Worldwide has expanded its product offering in SA over the past six months and the US-based group intends to increase its presence in Africa‚ according to vice-president of operations for Africa and the Indian Ocean‚ Jan van der Putten.
16 May 2013 08:38
The South African Tourism Indaba should expand its platform by attracting even more exhibitors and buyers from the African continent, Tourism Minister Marthinus Van Schalkwyk said on Sunday (12 May).
14 May 2013 11:56
Transnet Engineering (TE), a unit of the state-owned freight and logistics company, is exploring new narrow-gauge markets in Latin America, South-east Asia and Australia in a bid to meet its growth targets, according to strategy and marketing general manager Thoba Majoka.
By Nicky Smith 6 May 2013 07:41