Tourism Trends 2017


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Cape Town Air Access announces new flights and expansions

Cape Town Air Access has announced the launch of a new direct flight to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe as well as the expansion of the existing service to Luanda, Angola to a daily...

18 hours ago

Rivals merge to create an African giant in hospitality marketing technology

Shifting their focus to the global frontier and emerging markets, rivals Savanna Sunrise and HotelOga have signed an agreement to merge, creating an African giant in the hospitality marketing technology...

17 hours ago

City Lodge posts interim results, progress on four new hotels

City Lodge is making significant progress with the development of three new hotels in Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, and Windhoek, and has begun the development of City Lodge Hotel in Maputo...

2 hours ago

Tsogo Sun's Deaf Chef programme changing lives

Tsogo Sun introduced a Deaf Chef programme in March 2010, to change the lives of many aspiring deaf or hard of hearing chefs in KwaZulu-Natal...

21 hours ago

City Lodge Hotel Maputo gets underway

The City Lodge Hotel Group has begun the development of a 148-room City Lodge Hotel in Maputo as part of its targeted African expansion programme...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 20 hours ago

Cathay Pacific, Tosca partnership has passengers dining on fine Italian cuisine

Cathay Pacific has partnered with Michelin-starred Italian restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, Tosca to launch an in-flight menu that will be served to...

3 days ago

The socio-economic case for tourism in Kruger Lowveld/Ehlanzeni

CEO of South African Tourism, Sisa Ntshona, stated in an article in the Beeld newspaper, that tourism hasn't realised a fraction of its potential in South Africa because the government still doesn't believe in it...

By Lisa Sheard 3 days ago

Air France-KLM profits up in 2016, cautious for 2017

Air France-KLM said on Thursday profits rose sharply in 2016, but issued a cautious outlook for the current year in face of global uncertainty...

3 days ago

Personalising hotel guest experience by leveraging tech

Providing a personalised experience to guests is key to having a competitive advantage in the hotel industry...

By Josephine Wawira 3 days ago

Elegant dining at the V&A's Life Grand Café

If you're looking for refined bistro food in an artfully designed space with a flourish of stylish ambiance look no further than the recently opened concept restaurant, the Life Grand Café at the V&A Waterfront.

By Ruth Cooper 3 days ago

88mph breaks silence, announces investment in flight booking app

Investment company 88mph, has announced its investment in Ahoy, a flight booking and management app for small businesses...

By Graham van der Made 17 Feb 2017

AccorHotels to manage three new hotels in Addis Ababa

AccorHotels has entered into three partnership for the construction and management of hotels in Addis Ababa...

16 Feb 2017

FEDHASA sheds light on immigration and labour regulations

A recent media briefing, after a meeting between South Africa's Minister of Home Affairs and industry stakeholders, has raised some concerns in the hospitality and tourism industry...

16 Feb 2017

SA airports amongst the ten most punctual in the world

Three of Airports Company South Africa's international gateways have been ranked amongst the ten most punctual airports in the world...

16 Feb 2017

Tourism Business Council unpacks SONA highlights

The travel and tourism industry stands to benefit from a more dynamic, competitive and inclusive economy as envisaged in the 2017

16 Feb 2017

Hard work ahead to address opportunities in tourism

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...

By Enver Duminy 16 Feb 2017

Leeu Estates grabs a spot on the Travel + Leisure It List 2017

Leeu Estates has been featured on the Travel + Leisure's It List 2017 and will appear in the March issue of Travel + Leisure alongside other award-winning properties.

16 Feb 2017

Google Maps adds bucket list feature

You can create lists of places, share your lists and follow other lists, all without ever leaving the Google Maps app...

15 Feb 2017

Refreshed Protea Hotel George Outeniqua welcomes visitors to Garden Route

A large number of visitors visiting the Garden Route, characterised by beautiful coastal and forested mountain areas, created a need for more and improved accommodation options...

15 Feb 2017

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