Boris Dzhingarov
Four ways business travel has been transformed by the internet - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] As a business traveller, your biggest travel expenses will always be your flights and accommodations. Thankfully, there are websites that you can use that help you find the best deals...

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Josephine Wawira
Explore Africa's havens for bikers

Rebecca Rusch and adventurer Patrick Sweeney. Image: Pat R. Notaro III
Rebecca Rusch and adventurer Patrick Sweeney. Image: Pat R. Notaro III
[Josephine Wawira] From mountain biking to road cycling, BMX racing, or just leisure biking, Africa is an awe-inspiring destination for bikers across the world...

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Stephen Marshal
Know these top five marketing trends to travel in 2017

Know these top five marketing trends to travel in 2017
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[Stephen Marshal] With purchases happening online, the travel industry is going completely digital to expand its business beyond expectations. Here are a few trends for the year 2017 that you need to watch out for...

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Cari Coetzee
#BrandManagerMonth: Repositioned Club Med opens up a world of choices

#BrandManagerMonth: Repositioned Club Med opens up a world of choices[Cari Coetzee] "The campaign is a lot more emotive and experience-driven to what we have done before, from a marketing perspective, and embodies and illustrates Club Med's double commitment ever since it was created in 1950."

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Janine Fourie
#FoodTrends: explore the world of herbs

Chef Janine
Chef Janine
[Janine Fourie] Everyone needs to save water – from landscapers to food manufacturers, restaurant dishwashers to prep kitchens as well as Jane Citizen in her apartment. Starting a herb and veggie garden is one way of saving pennies and water...

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Jarred Manasse
Five safari destinations for first-time travellers

Five safari destinations for first-time travellers[Jarred Manasse] Safaris promise unique cultural encounters, captivating wildlife adventure, and spectacular scenery. Here are five of the best safari destinations for first-time travellers:

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Cari Coetzee
#BrandManagerMonth: Cheapflights in a time of travel bans, Brexit and savvy consumers

Andrew Shelton
Andrew Shelton
[Cari Coetzee] We had a chat with award-winning commercial marketer and Cheapflights MD, Andrew Shelton, to find out what's in store for the Cheapflights brand in 2017...

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Cari Coetzee
#BrandManagerMonth: Carlson Rezidor, Africa's aspirational brand

#BrandManagerMonth: Carlson Rezidor, Africa's aspirational brand[Cari Coetzee] "Instead of starting with a concept and hoping guests like it, we start with the emotions we want guests to experience, then create the concepts necessary to bring them to life."

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Josephine Wawira
Hotel fitness centres, a new gold in the hospitality industry

Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Lagos, fitness center
Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Lagos, fitness center
[Josephine Wawira] The growing trend from home based fitness programmes to local fitness memberships, now includes the need for travellers to keep fit even when on their trips, be it leisure or business...

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Cari Coetzee
Preferential agreement enriches Mauritius golf offering

Golfer at Tamarina
Golfer at Tamarina
[Cari Coetzee] Sugar Beach Hotel has been renamed Sugar Beach Golf & Spa Resort after signing a preferential agreement with Tamarina Golf Club, based on the west coast of Mauritius, which has become a popular golfing destination...

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Josephine Wawira
The best conferencing facilities in Africa 2017

Image by Nick Fox
Image by Nick Fox
[Josephine Wawira] The MICE industry is booming in Africa, with countries investing millions of dollars in constructing or renovating existing conference facilities...

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Enver Duminy
The big business of bicycles

The big business of bicycles
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[Enver Duminy] The Cape Town Cycle Tour, the world's biggest individually timed cycle race, may only take a few exhilarating hours to complete but the impact on the Cape's tourism economy is ginormous...

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Guy Stehlik
The worst hotel in the world

The worst hotel in the world
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[Guy Stehlik] My recent blog on the best hotel I've ever stayed at got me thinking of the contrary. What is the worst hotel I have ever stayed at?

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Cari Coetzee
Behind the scenes: Sarah Graham's Food Safari recipe mag

Behind the scenes: Sarah Graham's Food Safari recipe mag[Cari Coetzee] After starting her food blog in 2010, Sarah Graham has published multiple cookbooks and has been travelling around the country cooking up a storm...

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Josephine Wawira
Examining the state of hotel development in Africa

Image by Kaspars Grinvalds
Image by Kaspars Grinvalds
[Josephine Wawira] According to a report by the W-Hospitality Group, a total of 365 hotel chain development pipelines were reported in Africa in 2016, with 64,231 rooms...

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Mareike Pietzsch
How to sell Africa to experiential travellers

How to sell Africa to experiential travellers[Mareike Pietzsch] On holidays, we no longer get lost or wander through a foreign city because we have apps assisting us. So, it's important that you're the personal touch that clients are looking for...

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Boris Dzhingarov
When there's chaos at airports: What to know for travel - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] When you travel by air, whether for work or pleasure, you often do not know what to expect at the airport. When airports are particularly busy and chaotic, it's vital to plan ahead...

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Josephine Wawira
Ethiopia's tourism potential yet to be fully exploited

Image by Kenneth Dedeu
Image by Kenneth Dedeu
[Josephine Wawira] The country is looking for a transformational growth that will take the sector to the next level, marketing Ethiopia locally and internationally to list the country among Africa's top five destinations...

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Josephine Wawira
Personalising hotel guest experience by leveraging tech

By Diana Grytsku
By Diana Grytsku
[Josephine Wawira] Providing a personalised experience to guests is key to having a competitive advantage in the hotel industry...

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Enver Duminy
Hard work ahead to address opportunities in tourism

Hard work ahead to address opportunities in tourism[Enver Duminy] Tourism took a deserved mention in the State President's State of the Nation Address, with the sector viewed as a key area for driving job creation...

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