SOUTH AFRICA

Air France's Joon officially takes over Cape Town route

NEWSWATCH: Air France has announced that its 'baby sister' airline, Joon, has taken over the direct route between Cape Town and Paris...

By Ilse van den Berg 11 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

RIP Pam Golding

Property and real estate icon Pam Golding has passed away at the age of 90. Golding entered the male-dominated property industry in the 1970s and not only became a household name but a leader in the industry and an inspiration to female entrepreneurs everywhere...

4 Apr 2018

EUROPE

Study: The digital future of the restaurant industry

How do restaurants use digital solutions - or why do they refrain from using them? What are their demands, and why is it worth it to drive digitisation in an industry that is still largely operated in the analogue world?

14 Sep 2017

FRANCE

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

FRANCE

Booking.com to loosen grip on hotel prices in France, Italy, Sweden

PARIS, FRANCE: Hotel reservation site Booking.com will allow hoteliers in France, Italy and Sweden to charge cheaper prices elsewhere after legal challenges, the French competition authority said Tuesday...

22 Apr 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

FRANCE

Catch a private jet for €550 an hour

PARIS, FRANCE: Once the preserve of the ultra-rich and celebrities, a flight on a private jet is now available for as little as €550 an hour, with technology and competition helping to bring down prices.

27 May 2014

FRANCE

Networked masks set to revolutionise skiing

PARIS, FRANCE: Measuring performance, providing a soundtrack and giving real-time information about the slopes: the latest ski masks are revolutionising skiing, but can they crossover into the mainstream, or will they remain stuck with a niche market of rich geeks?

18 Mar 2014

FRANCE

Simple life - but mobile phones remain

PARIS, FRANCE: At a remote spot deep in the French countryside, Britons Bob and Diane Kirkwood have created an eco-friendly refuge that is like taking a step back in time.

8 Aug 2013

FRANCE

Tourists still love ship cruises

PARIS, FRANCE: The European cruise ship business grew by three percent in 2012 despite the eurozone crisis and the Costa Concordia liner disaster, a trade report said Tuesday (25 June).

27 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Technology detox - simple solutions coming

PARIS, FRANCE: Tired of checking your smartphone every few minutes for new emails, likes or retweets? Do you spend more time looking at your device than chatting to your date? Are you close to a digital burn-out?

26 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Air pollution prevents hurricanes

PARIS, FRANCE: Higher levels of air pollution reduced the frequency of North Atlantic hurricanes and other tropical storms for most of the 20th century, a study said on Sunday (23 June).

25 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Airbus, Boeing battle it out for orders

LE BOURGET, FRANCE: Airbus led rival Boeing on Monday (17 June) in the opening battle for orders at the world's biggest air show, where Brazil's Embraer launched its new jets amid a range of different deals.

18 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Travel chaos grips France

PARIS, FRANCE: Thousands of flights in and out of French airports were cancelled on Wednesday as a strike by air traffic controllers intensified just hours before a nationwide rail strike was due to start.

13 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Flights disrupted as controllers strike

PARIS - Hundreds of flights in France were cancelled on Tuesday (11 June) as air traffic controllers went on strike against changes to a long-running EU project aimed at creating a single European airspace.

12 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Nepal Airlines buys two A-320s

PARIS, FRANCE: Airbus said on Monday (29 April) it had signed an agreement with Nepal Airlines for the sale of two short- to medium-range A320 planes in a deal worth €140m.

30 Apr 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Luxury villas in France: Holiday homes for great holidays

When you think of having your holiday in a luxury villa, you imagine a lavish home with spacious rooms and shrouded by amazing beauty of nature, right? Most probably, a picture of immaculate shoreline with glimmering blue waters may also comes to mind.

By Will Smith 20 Feb 2013

FRANCE

Fly from Paris to 58 destinations for €49

PARIS, FRANCE: French airline Air France launched on Monday (9 January) an offensive to compete with low-cost carriers, offering flights from four French hubs to 58 destinations in Europe and around the Mediterranean at fares starting from €49 for passengers who travel with carry-on baggage.

8 Jan 2013

NEW ZEALAND

NZ set to reap millions from RWC final weekend

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand stands to reap a US$62.8 million* windfall from the Rugby World Cup 2011 final weekend, according to MasterCard Research.

21 Oct 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Newspaper sites across Europe demonstrate growth in the past year

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 368.6 million unique visitors went online in June 2011 for an average of 26.1 hours per person.

19 Aug 2011

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