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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 12:18

WTA nominees for Africa and Indian Ocean unveiled

World Travel Awards (WTA) unveiled the nominees for the upcoming Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016, the first event on the annual Grand Tour...

2 Feb 2016 14:23

British Airways puts Sol Campbell in hot seat

Midway through one of the most unpredictable season in English Premier League history, British Airways put Sol Campbell in its Club World 'hot seat'...

29 Jan 2016 10:20

Victoria Falls: come high or low waters

Victoria Falls' water levels are now steadily rising, but Ross Kennedy, ATTA chairman, says Victoria Falls is a year-round natural wonder...

22 Jan 2016 11:21

Officials busy as numbers soar at Beitbridge

Over 31,000 travellers are passing through the Beitbridge border post daily as the festive season gets into full swing...

24 Dec 2015 10:24

Budget accomodation sector set to grow as sharing economy takes hold

Budget and hostel sectors, including the commercialised private rental market such as Airbnb are continuing to grow globally as consumers increasingly value...

25 Nov 2015 09:22

Impact of Paris terrorist attacks on travel and tourism demand

Following the 13 November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, where 129 people lost their lives, the outlook for travel and tourism demand in the city...

By Caroline Bremner 19 Nov 2015 09:35

Department promotes tourism products in Botswana

It is evident that the Republic of Botswana remains an ideal hub for broad marketing and luring lucrative Tourism investment in the North West Province...

7 Aug 2015 08:40

Uganda: Tour firms want VAT, Visa charges revised

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

African tourism opportunities become more tangible

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

Emirates launches app for Apple Watch

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

Pro-African, pro-travel #BeEbolaSmart campaign launched

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

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 06:43

More on offer for guests to Inhambane, Mozambique

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

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