Boris Dzhingarov
Five global retreats every entrepreneur should attend - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] As an entrepreneur, you're always watching for the next great conference or retreat to attend. If you love to travel and see the world, here are five ideas for your next entrepreneurial adventure...

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Danette Breitenbach
#Indaba2017: Tourism's potential to change and grow Africa

#Indaba2017: Tourism's potential to change and grow Africa[Danette Breitenbach] "Tourism is the new currency that ignites and unites our continent. We are looking forward to exciting times ahead for this industry on our continent.”

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Danette Breitenbach
#Indaba2017: Indaba rebranded to Africa's Travel Indaba

#Indaba2017: Indaba rebranded to Africa's Travel Indaba[Danette Breitenbach] The annual Travel Indaba has re-branded to Africa's Travel Indaba, reflecting its evolution from a locally-orientated event to one that is representative of the African continent...

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Cari Coetzee
#WTMA17: VR, the future of travel marketing

#WTMA17: VR, the future of travel marketing[Cari Coetzee] We chat to Kelly Jackson, GM of Contiki SA, about using VR technology to give travellers a taste of what they could experience in real life...

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Danette Breitenbach
#Indaba2017: Africa moves you

#Indaba2017: Africa moves you[Danette Breitenbach] “Not only do we want to show the world what Africa has to offer, but by presenting a fantastic product, we want it to lead to more business and through that have a bigger impact on the economies of the different countries in Africa."

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Cari Coetzee
Hein Kaiser plans to keep it simple and authentic for fastjet brand

Hein Kaiser, fastjet GM Marketing and Communications
Hein Kaiser, fastjet GM Marketing and Communications
[Cari Coetzee] "The right product, the right price, at the right time. In short, delivering a compelling value proposition. Cultural and language nuances aside, this is a fundamental truth across all consumer groups."

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Cari Coetzee
#WTMA17: Euromonitor shares key tourism trends in Africa

#WTMA17: Euromonitor shares key tourism trends in Africa[Cari Coetzee] Speaking at WTM Africa 2017, Christy Tawii, research analyst at Euromonitor International explored some of the key trends influencing and driving growth in the African tourism industry...

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Josephine Wawira
The raging online battle between OTAs and hotels

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Image: Monkey Business Images
[Josephine Wawira] As hotels consistently push for direct bookings, so are Online Travel Agents (OTAs) pushing to continue leading in the online hotel market.

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Cari Coetzee
Dale Simpson, Radisson RED Cape Town's fearless curator

Dale Simpson, Radisson RED Cape Town's fearless curator[Cari Coetzee] After a global search, Radisson RED Hotel V&A Waterfront, Cape Town has appointed Dale Simpson, who will take charge of launching this revolutionary and trendy brand in the Mother city, as its curator...

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Robin Fredericks
#WTMA17: The fast changing world of influencer and social media marketing

#WTMA17: The fast changing world of influencer and social media marketing[Robin Fredericks] A panel of travel bloggers and influencers gathered at WTM Africa 2017, to chat about the do's and don'ts of influencer marketing and the use of social media as a destination marketing tool...

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Guy Stehlik
Hotel management companies: Finding the perfect match

Hotel management companies: Finding the perfect match
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[Guy Stehlik] Whether buying or building a hotel, the decision to involve a hotel management company is a big one...

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Cari Coetzee
#AfricaMonth: What's on the menu for Food & Hospitality Africa 2017?

Nick Sarnadas
Nick Sarnadas
[Cari Coetzee] We chat to Nick Sarnadas from Food & Hospitality Africa, the largest pan-African food, drink, and hospitality trade show, to find out what's on the menu this year...

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Robin Fredericks
#WTMA17: Travelling by the coast with Oyster Bay Lodge

#WTMA17: Travelling by the coast with Oyster Bay Lodge[Robin Fredericks] As a destination to unwind from one's busy schedule and daily routine, the Oyster Bay Lodge has become known for its revitalising atmosphere and outdoor activities...

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Josephine Wawira
Trends shaping hospitality in the second quarter of 2017

Trends shaping hospitality in the second quarter of 2017
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[Josephine Wawira] The second quarter of 2017 is expected to experience a further revolution of existing as well as emerging trends...

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Josephine Wawira
The iGeneration is the new travel and hospitality disruptor

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Image: YanLev
[Josephine Wawira] The incessant tale of the millennials taking over the travel industry has brought with it the rise of another group. By 2020 the iGeneration will account for approximately 40% of all consumers with disposable income to travel...

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Cari Coetzee
#WTMA17: How to evolve into a 21st century travel agent

#WTMA17: How to evolve into a 21st century travel agent[Cari Coetzee] "We've all read that the travel agent is dead," said Natalia Rosa. The truth is, travel agents aren't dead, they are transforming into 21st century travel agents...

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Ruth Cooper
#WTMA17: Taming the Wild West web of bloggers

#WTMA17: Taming the Wild West web of bloggers[Ruth Cooper] What with accelerating technological developments and a mass of voices and content creators coming and going online, choosing who and what to pay attention to can feel a little overwhelming.

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Ruth Cooper
#WTMAfrica17: Telling worthwhile stories via social media

#WTMAfrica17: Telling worthwhile stories via social media[Ruth Cooper] Craig Rodney, managing director of Cerebra Communication and founder of the @SouthAfrica Instagram account, says being heard is all about making sure you are telling a story worth listening to.

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Angie White
MSC introduces new ships, destination and MD

MSC introduces new ships, destination and MD[Angie White] Not long after appointing Ross Volk to the position of managing director of MSC Cruises South Africa, the company has also announced that it will be introducing the MSC Meraviglia...

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Cari Coetzee
#WTMA17: Using digital marketing to convince young Africans to travel

#WTMA17: Using digital marketing to convince young Africans to travel[Cari Coetzee] "Africa's online landscape is mobile but mostly feature phone based. Travel still needs to better embrace mobile by delivering mobile and thumb ready experiences to the African youth."

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