Hotel investment in Africa made progressive strides, new hotels launched in cities across the continent, and new opportunities and challenges presented itself in 2016 amid economic and political events...
18 Apr 2017
The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, has formally reopened for operations after six weeks of closure with an Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350-900, the first plane to land at the repaired runway....
19 Apr 2017
Quantum Global's Hotel Fund Acquires Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra…
12 Jan 2017
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
As smartphone penetration across the continent increases, African travellers are increasingly looking for agents offering online and mobile services...
15 Mar 2016
Marking the third phase of Bahrain's new visa policy, it has introduced eVisas to visitors from eleven African countries which allows nationals from...
17 Feb 2016
Africa is one of the world's fastest-growing tourist destinations, second only to Southeast Asia and employing some 20 million people...
18 Jan 2016
It is true that Africa is full of beautiful landmarks and remarkable destinations, leaving travellers spoiled for choice. One of the choices is...
14 Aug 2015
Asky, the West and Central African airline, has partnered PayGate and booking engine SITA to offer web-based booking to its customers for the first time...
15 Apr 2015
The Minister of Communications, Faith Muthambi, says South Africa's tourism sector is not under threat from the Ebola Virus Disease even though a number of Asian visitors have cancelled planned trips to this country.
20 Aug 2014
Sun International says it will sell a portion of its interests in its African assets to a foreign subsidiary of Thailand-listed Minor International Public Co (Mint) for R664m.
19 Aug 2014
Grand Parade, the company responsible for bringing Burger King to SA‚ said it bought a further 32.9% stake in Mac Brothers for R42,79 million‚ to achieve cost efficiencies and gain greater access to the African markets.
20 May 2014
In SA, Famous Brands produces 265,000 cups of specially blended coffee a day. With 2,175 restaurants, the company, whose brands include Wimpy, Steers and Mugg & Bean, also makes 77m ice-cream cones a year. It's the big daddy of SA franchising, with a R9,7bn market capitalisation, and it wants to repeat its local success in the rest of Africa.
Zeenat Moorad 16 Sep 2013
Famous Brands has reported that its franchise sales increased 16.8% in the March to May quarter with a 16% improvement in South Africa and a 27.2% improvement in the rest of Africa region.
19 Jun 2013
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.
Helmo Preuss 14 Jun 2013
Improving safety‚ cutting fuel taxes and liberalising regulation to allow for greater connectivity between African countries are some of the key issues that must be tackled to boost aviation on the continent‚ International Air Transport Association's chief executive Tony Tyler said on Tuesday, (4 June)
Nicky Smith 5 Jun 2013
Economies in sub-Saharan Africa will ride out the bumpy global recovery in the next few years to post growth rates not seen outside Asia, the IMF said in its latest economic forecasts Tuesday (16 April).
17 Apr 2013
NEW YORK, US: After an upbeat start to the year with two consecutive quarters of increases in optimism, global consumer confidence fell three points in September to an Index of 90 as consumers' hopes for a full economic recovery this year fades in most parts of the world, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index.
27 Oct 2010