And the World's Best Airlines of 2018 are...
And the World's Best Airlines of 2018 are...

Singapore Airlines (Sia) has been named 2018's World's Best Airline in Skytrax's World Airline Awards. Not only that, but it also snatched the top spot in a couple of other categories such as the World's Best First Class, Best Airline in Asia, and Best First Class Airline Seat, among others.

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Henley Passport Index: African countries introduce reciprocal measures to improve SA passport strength
Henley Passport Index: African countries introduce reciprocal measures to improve SA passport strength

The latest Henley Passport Index shows that the South African passport remains stable in Q3, ranking 50th globally and occupying third place in the sub-Saharan Africa region - following Seychelles, ranked at 24 and Mauritius at 28 globally. Somalia, Libya, and Eritrea sit at the bottom of the index in Africa, each only able to access 35 or fewer destinations visa-free.

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How sporting events benefit the African continent
How sporting events benefit the African continent

The 2018 FIFA World Cup, which draws to a close this Sunday, 15 July, has seen African nations like Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal, Morocco and Tunisia participate and become enlivened with what their countries can offer to the rest of the world. The African continent as a tourist destination has remained resilient in its approach in dealing with challenges stemming from both political and economic instability. These challenges have not deterred it from making its mark as a destination with which to be reckoned.

By Robin Fredericks 13 Jul 2018

Technology trends shaping the hospitality sector
Technology trends shaping the hospitality sector

Technology is progressively becoming the backbone of the hospitality sector, and the impact is significantly being felt by hoteliers in their interactions with consumers. Below are some of the trends shaping the sector, as highlighted on the 2018 Jumia Travel Hospitality Report.

By Josephine Wawira 12 Jul 2018