Tourism Trends 2018

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Mango increases flights to Zanzibar

As of 8 March 2017, Mango Airlines will be increasing its flights to the island of Zanzibar. This will enable seamless connections from other South African cities such as Cape Town and Durban...

16 hours ago

62 million international arrivals in Africa in 2017

According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, Africa reached a record of 62 million international arrivals translating to a growth of 8%, which supersedes that of the international number of...

By Josephine Wawira 17 hours ago

In-the-moment-marketing: The lucrative hunting grounds for hoteliers

Let's face it. Traditional marketing methods are increasingly becoming obsolete at the speed of the internet revolution. On the other hand, smart technologies are creating immense opportunities that hotel brands can leverage for more cost-efficient guest acquisition...

By Joseph Neusu 3 days ago

#BizTrends2018: Hotels embrace the personalisation trend in 2018

Statistics show the rising expectations for a more personalised experience. People are actively seeking an experience that is relevant to them and a service that makes them feel like they matter as an individual...

3 days ago

From registry books to AI: The evolution of tech in the hospitality industry

Technology in the hospitality space has come a long way since the 1950s. Looking forward, it is important to appreciate the development that the hospitality industry previously underwent and what future innovations may hold...

3 days ago

Four Coursemen to kick off 2018 at Janse & Co.

Chef Arno Janse van Rensburg's newly unveiled Janse & Co. eatery in Kloof Street in Cape Town will host the fourth instalment of the Four Coursemen Collaboration series on 28 January 2018.

3 days ago

#BizTrends2018: Unpredictable travel data? Challenge accepted

Collecting data remains a challenge and turning it into relevant and useful insights is a greater challenge still. We see this as a unique opportunity for the professional travel management company to deliver true value...

By Euan McNeil 3 days ago

Vinpro, Wesgro paves way for further development of local wine tourism industry

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed in partnership between VinPro and Wesgro to strengthen, further develop, and improve international recognition of the wine tourism sector...

3 days ago

The competitive edge: Why an effective PR strategy is a must for the hospitality industry

The hotel industry is a highly competitive field, so it is no surprise that an effective PR strategy is paramount to enabling long-term, sustained messaging to keep your establishment top of mind...

18 Jan 2018

Villa 47 opens new fusion cocktail lounge

There is no denying that fancy cocktail and gin bars with intriguing infused concoctions on the menu are trending all over the world.

By Ruth Cooper 18 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Travel trends for youth travellers

These are the top trends that will drive youth and millennial travellers in 2018...

By Kelly Jackson 18 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Travellers looking for more bang for their travel buck

Value and service continue to remain high up on the agenda for South Africans when it comes to both corporate and leisure travel...

By Andrew Stark 18 Jan 2018

Travel trends that will influence those with wanderlust in 2018

Expecting travel to enjoy an upwards bounce, the MD of The Travel Corporation shares her top trends predictions that will influence those with a sense of wanderlust in 2018...

17 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Does timeshare deserve its bad rap?

The term 'timeshare' all too often conjures up images of late-night phone calls and promises of freebies if you can endure the persuasive sales pitch. Despite this poor reputation, timeshare in South Africa has been growing in stature...

By Brent Dickson 17 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Hospitality trends set to dominate 2018

It's that time of year when businesses examine what's forecast for the next year. As competitors in a growing tourism and hospitality market, we need to be driving the trends rather than reacting as late adopters...

By Avukile Mabombo 17 Jan 2018

Hotels.ng expands on hotel bookings and flights to win in Africa

CEO of Hotels.ng, Mark Essien, saw an opportunity to build an African focused OTA. The company has partnered with local hotels and airlines across Africa to accelerate its growth across the region...

17 Jan 2018

The Private Hotel School to launch Joburg campus

After 11 years of conducting hospitality training and higher education in Stellenbosch, The Private Hotel School (TPHS) will be opening its second campus in Rosebank, Johannesburg this year...

17 Jan 2018

City Lodge Hotel opens at Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi

The 171-room City Lodge Hotel at Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi has opened its first phase of rooms and expects to be fully open by the end of February...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 17 Jan 2018

Travel is not for sissies

I like to be in charge of my life and my decisions and no more so than when it comes to booking online for family holidays

By Konrad Laker 17 Jan 2018

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International

Forget the self-driving car, meet the self-driving suitcase

LAS VEGAS, USA - Self-driving cars may take a while to arrive, but the self-driving suitcase is here now.

12 Jan 2018

In the age of cheap flights, city breaks and world cruises, how to make your holiday better for the environment

Recently surfaced before and after shots of Benidorm - a seaside resort on the eastern coast of Spain - capture the physical transformations that have taken place in the region in less than 50 years.

By Brendan Canavan 8 Jan 2018

Disruptive innovation in the hospitality industry? What disruptive innovation?

The hotel room of the future is likely to be a combination of the high-tech and high-touch. EHL's YU Virtual video highlights the former, with virtual reality creating the ambience we want in our hotel room.

By Stuart Pallister 3 Jan 2018

Extreme cold sparks chaos in Canada airports

MONTREAL, Canada: Snow, lengthy de-icing procedures and missing crews created havoc at Canada's main airports on Monday, with hundreds of flights cancelled or delayed out of the country's biggest city Toronto.

2 Jan 2018

Lufthansa eyes EU green light for Air Berlin spoils

FRANKFURT - German carrier Lufthansa hopes to win EU approval to snap up a slice of bankrupt Air Berlin's operations, after competition concerns forced it to scale back its bid for the homegrown rival.

By Estelle Peard and Celine le Prioux 22 Dec 2017

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