From the Mediterranean with love
From the Mediterranean with love

As the CEO of food manufacturer Mediterranean Delicacies, Costas Vayanos's role sees him visiting Europe three times a year to sample the gastronomic delights on offer from the different countries of the region.

6 hours ago

Lulu dans ma rue pop-up concierge service. Photo: Lulu
Opportunities for hoteliers in a sharing economy

The challenge of the sharing economy and competition from short-term rental services via the internet is on the agenda of most hotel industry conferences these days.

By Remy Rein 6 hours ago

Escape to these five secluded South African beaches this holiday season
Escape to these five secluded South African beaches this holiday season

Are you looking to escape the busy South African beaches this festive season? Here are five secluded South African beaches to try out this holiday.

6 hours ago

#BestofBiz 2017: Tourism
#BestofBiz 2017: Tourism

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2017 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Tourism, Travel & Hospitality site over the past year below.

7 hours ago

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Rent snafu to close top hotel

One of Cape Town's biggest hotels faces eviction - and only ubuntu can save it.

By Dave Chambers 7 hours ago

SAA to have less domestic flights as Mango's increase
SAA to have less domestic flights as Mango's increase

State-owned South African Airways (SAA) Group has set in motion its September announcement that it would rationalise the route networks of national carrier SAA and its low-cost subsidiary Mango.

By Neels Blom 8 hours ago

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The Menlyn Boutique Hotel adapts to trends, undergoes a facelift

The Menlyn Boutique Hotel, situated in the Menlyn Node in Pretoria has undergone a 'facelift' to its facilities, which includes the expansion of The Black Bamboo Kitchen that now boasts a state-of-the-art pastry section, as well as the expansion of the dining area to include a lounge section for guests to enjoy their favourite cocktail in a more casual environment.

1 day ago

Water wise hospitality in Table Mountain National Park
Water wise hospitality in Table Mountain National Park

With the introduction of level six water restrictions in Cape Town as of 1 January 2018, the tourism industry continues to find innovative ways to reduce water consumption in hotels to help alleviate the drought situation in the Western Cape.

1 day ago

Research: Young people who travel have increased sense of citizenship
Research: Young people who travel have increased sense of citizenship

To understand the implications travel has for 18-35-year-olds, Contiki has undergone extensive research involving a pool of 2,980 respondents from around the world, with an equal number of travellers and non-travellers. The results show that of travellers indicating that they participate in activities in their community (compared to 31% non-travellers) and 21% of travellers stating that they are involved in their local government (compared to 4% non-travellers) - proving that travel leads to an increased sense of citizenship on a local and global level.

1 day ago

Hilda's Kitchen from on high
Hilda's Kitchen: A 21st century take on Victorian recipes

If the cooking channel had been around in the early 1900s, Hildagonda Duckitt would have probably given the likes of Nigella Lawson (minus the cleavage) a run for her money.

By Nicci Botha 1 day ago

The handy travel companion amplifying hotel service and guest experience
The handy travel companion amplifying hotel service and guest experience

Wednesday, 5 December 2017, saw the launch of the 'handy' device into the South African market as a means to revolutionise the travel and hotel industry.

By Robin Fredericks 1 day ago

Timeshare owners and vacation club members in 'pole position'
Timeshare owners and vacation club members in 'pole position'

Location is everything, especially when it comes to uninterrupted sea views and being a stone's throw away from direct access to South Africa's best beaches.

Issued by Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa 2 days ago

Magical memories with MSC in Mozambique
Magical memories with MSC in Mozambique

The speedboat glided effortlessly over the see-through water and slowed down as we entered the bay. Luckily we were on the first shipment out, so we had some time to get a good spot on the beach. Soon it would be crowded with almost all the Sinfonia passengers.

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago