Cari Coetzee
#WomensMonth: The woman behind Table Mountain

#WomensMonth: The woman behind Table Mountain[Cari Coetzee] Wahida Parker was appointed as Table Mountain Cableway's MD in June 2016. A little more than a year later, we chat to her about her time with Table Mountain Cableway...

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Cari Coetzee
#WomensMonth: Two decades in food driven by passion

Caroline Ncoko
Caroline Ncoko
[Cari Coetzee] The President Hotel has welcomed travellers from around the world for decades and the hotel's longest-standing employee, junior sous chef Caroline Ncoko, has been around for two of those...

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Zintle Tsholoba
Ten reasons why you should explore the Moremi Game Reserve

Ten reasons why you should explore the Moremi Game Reserve[Zintle Tsholoba] Moremi Game Reserve was rated one of the most beautiful game reserves in Africa and is ideal for travellers looking to experience an authentic African safari experience...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Entrepreneurs: Five tips for safe business travels across the world - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Travelling safely isn't just about protecting yourself and your belongings - it's about taking the time to understand the customs and laws of your destination...

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Phindiwe Nkosi
Five things to consider when hiring a travel blogger

Five things to consider when hiring a travel blogger
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[Phindiwe Nkosi] Having someone skilled in the industry to tell your story can help you unearth a world full of potential guests. Here are five tips to consider before hiring a travel blogger...

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Josephine Wawira
The perfect jobs for travel enthusiasts

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Image: Wayhome Studio
[Josephine Wawira] Is travel your everyday dose? Here are five jobs that are perfect for those wishing to venture into a more exciting career in line with their travel desires...

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Cari Coetzee
#CSIMonth: Sustainable development drives sustainable tourism in Witsand

#CSIMonth: Sustainable development drives sustainable tourism in Witsand[Cari Coetzee] "At Breedezicht Estate we aim to complement the authentic character of Witsand and Port-Beaufort with the addition of more environmentally conscious building techniques."

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Ruth Cooper
#CSIMonth: Samara Game Reserve celebrates 20 years of rehabilitation

#CSIMonth: Samara Game Reserve celebrates 20 years of rehabilitation[Ruth Cooper] This coming November Samara Luxury Private Game Reserve in the Great Karoo celebrates its 20th anniversary. We got in touch owner Sarah Tompkins to get the behind the scenes info on this unique reserve as well as their conservation efforts and upcoming developments.

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Boris Dzhingarov
How far can the Chinese tourism market go? - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] China has become the world's largest outbound tourism market in terms of volume and spending, surpassing the United States and European countries...

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Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman
Chatbots and the hospitality industry

Chatbots and the hospitality industry
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[Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman] Key players in the hospitality industry are still trying to figure out how to build the perfect chatbot - smart, capable of understanding complex semantics, and conversing with the customer as an experienced service rep would...

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Meet Morakhiya
Four tips to make your business travelling time productive

Four tips to make your business travelling time productive
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[Meet Morakhiya] Travelling for several hours at a time may be a part of your business life and while travelling for business is not a problem, being idle while travelling could be...

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Cari Coetzee
G&T: Grabbing the tourism industry's eye with authentic travel content

Go & Travel directors from left: Dale Barrow, Sam Bradley, Duane Stacey
Go & Travel directors from left: Dale Barrow, Sam Bradley, Duane Stacey
[Cari Coetzee] Through connecting all role players in the tourism industry, Go & Travel (G&T) ventures to find the best travel stories from around the globe and ensure they are told in an exciting and informative way...

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Enver Duminy
Skills in demand: IT opportunities in tourism

Skills in demand: IT opportunities in tourism
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[Enver Duminy] Tourism is full of opportunities for tech-savvy youngsters, from those who love IT and want to work in that field specifically to those who combine IT with the desire to develop businesses and startups...

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Cari Coetzee
Cheapflights Compass Report 2017 shows challenge is the mother of opportunity

Andrew Shelton, Managing Director, Cheapflights
Andrew Shelton, Managing Director, Cheapflights
[Cari Coetzee] We chat to the MD of Cheapflights to mine some insights from the Compass Report 2017...

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Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman
The hotel room of the future

The hotel room of the future
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[Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman] Guest-centric features that revolve around technology will define the future of the hotel room and all the advancements will be geared towards making the guest king...

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Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman
Voice search and its impact on the hospitality industry

Voice search and its impact on the hospitality industry
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[Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman] In years past, there was a dominant form of agricultural practice - sharecropping. A landlord would rent out his land, and farmers would rent it and pay in harvested crops.

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Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman
VR in travel and hospitality: Is it a fad?

VR in travel and hospitality: Is it a fad?
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[Jogbojogbo Abdulrahman] Will VR be relevant in hospitality decades from now, or is it just a shiny fad?

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Cari Coetzee
WorkTripper: Putting business-ready accommodation bookings to the test

WorkTripper: Putting business-ready accommodation bookings to the test[Cari Coetzee] It was only a matter of time before an online booking platform dedicated to business travel saw the light of day in SA. We got word of the new business-ready accommodation booking platform, WorkTripper and decided to put it to the test...

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Guy Stehlik
Hotel management: The balance between luxury and profit

Hotel management: The balance between luxury and profit
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[Guy Stehlik] While every business needs to be profitable, there is such a thing as a happy balance between profits and classy standards. In fact, you cannot achieve profits without having the right standards in place, even delightful ones...

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Danette Breitenbach
Future for SA hotels looks rosy

Future for SA hotels looks rosy
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[Danette Breitenbach] 2016 was a positive year for South Africa's hotel sector, with further growth forecast over the next five years. This is the finding of PwC's 7th edition of the Hotels Outlook: 2017 - 2021...

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