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Landmark NYSE listing for Africa's unicorn, Jumia

Pan-African e-commerce platform, Jumia, has become the first African startup to list on the New York Stock Exchange...

3 days ago

6 ways tech can make business travel bookings easier

Corporate Traveller's Oz Desai points out six scenarios where the right technology can considerably simplify and improve the travel booking process...

By Oz Desai 25 Mar 2019

New report: Bots, AI, wearables, VR to create billion-dollar savings in tourism

Latest research from Colliers International, in partnership with ATM 2019, reveals potential multi-billion dollar savings for the tourism industry...

20 Mar 2019

How cloud can be used to meet the changing demand in digital travel

The travel industry is transforming with emerging technologies, new business models and changing consumer expectations...

By Mike Croucher 19 Mar 2019

How far can tech steer business traveller behaviour and safety?

Where there are rules, there are always those who try to break, ignore or circumvent them. Business travel is no different. Rogue business travellers - those who book on their own and tend to flaunt the 'rules' - are causing serious concern for travel managers...

By Nicole Adonis 18 Mar 2019

#WTMA19: Travel Forward Summit to boost digital travel market

Travel technology assumes a prominent role at this year's WTM Africa with a dedicated one-day event - the Travel Forward conference in partnership with e-Tourism Africa Summit on Friday, 12 April...

13 Mar 2019

Virtual reality adds to tourism through touch, smell and real people's experiences

We need to change our preconceptions about what virtual reality is. Let's not limit VR experiences to recreations of the real world, instead let's open our minds to history, mythology and fresh perspectives from real people...

By Erik Malcolm Champion 5 Mar 2019

Tourist attractions are being transformed by immersive experiences - some lessons from Scotland

The Battle of Bannockburn is fought indoors on a daily basis. At least, it is in Stirling in central Scotland in 2019 at the visitor centre dedicated to the battle.

19 Feb 2019

Africa's Travel Indaba 2019 dates brought forward

The 2019 Africa's Travel Indaba will take place from 2-4 May 2019 at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban...

13 Feb 2019

Corporate Traveller launches new technology for SME corporates

To mark the celebration of its 20th anniversary this year, Corporate Traveller has announced the launch of a new technology platform, Your.CT, in the South African market...

6 Feb 2019

Clearing the air around facial recognition in travel

Biometrics are already a fact of life in today's travel, but there are concerns about privacy issues...

By Thierry Mesnard 1 Feb 2019

Keep abreast of the travel tech wave to realise tourism potential

Technology is revolutionising travel. To keep growing its tourism industry, South Africa must continuously invest in new technologies to deliver the right experiences to discerning travellers...

By Sherry Zameer 10 Jan 2019

TGCSA, Waze partner to offer real-time guide alerts to travellers

Waze helps the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa's graded establishments to appear on the user's map, potentially steering them in their direction, be it a hotel, bed and breakfast, hostel or conference venue...

9 Jan 2019

Travelstart announces pay-in-store partnership with Pick n Pay

South Africans can now book their Travelstart flights online and pay for them at their nearest participating Pick n Pay store nationwide...

21 Nov 2018

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