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    Transforming the VR experience in hospitality

    Singapore-based, VResorts has launched a virtual reality booking platform, which enables travellers to choose their destinations and purchase their vacations from within the virtual reality space...

    15 Oct 2020

    WTM Africa 2020 visitor, media registration now open

    World Travel Market Africa 2020, which takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre is set to be one of the African continent's largest and leading business-to-business travel trade show yet...

    5 Mar 2020

    5 trends opening doors for African tech entrepreneurs

    Travelcheck CEO, Odette Faling unpacks the trends that underpin Africa's bold digital future and are creating opportunities for entrepreneurs...

    By Odette Faling 5 Nov 2019

    How digital hospitality can be utilised to transform guest experiences in Africa

    As hospitality providers across the globe embrace digital transformation, the question arises; what do intelligent hotels offer?

    25 Apr 2019

    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...

    15 Apr 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

    Use of innovative technology in designing diverse tourism products

    Investment in new technology provides the tourism sector with opportunities for novelty, aimed at providing a platform for designing new and tangible tourism products...

    By Josephine Wawira 12 Oct 2018

    AccorHotels' MyChicAfrica platform a gateway to Africa lifestyle, travel

    AccorHotels' MyChicAfrica travel media platform aims to make the continent more accessible and open for not only international travellers, but for Africans and the diaspora to rediscover and celebrate fashion, art, dining, modernity, design and adventure...

    13 Sep 2018

    Africa and the digital tourism opportunity

    Digital tourism in Africa contributed almost 3% to the South African GDP in 2016 and provided jobs to more than 686,000 people, as such, tourism means big business...

    12 Sep 2018

    Disruptive tech driving transformation in tourism

    The world as we know it is changing, with technology disrupting how we explore the global village...

    By Enver Duminy 23 Aug 2018

    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...

    By Josephine Wawira 12 Jul 2018

    Mauritius: E-commerce service launched to promote local operators

    The e-commerce service of the tax-free shopping digital portal Shopping Mauritius, an online platform to showcase products of tax-free shopping and handicrafts operators of the Creative Mauritius, was launched on 11 May...

    17 May 2018

    How a 'smart countryside' can use technology for greener ends

    Smart cities are often discussed as being the key to future urban living. The increase in capacity for more complex information can help solve human and environmental problems by saving energy and regulating traffic flow...

    By Nick Davies 17 May 2018

    Moroccan e-commerce platform Hmizate expands into fintech

    Moroccan company Hmizate, which since 2011 has provided an e-commerce platform offering users access to goods, food, travel services and deals, has expanded into fintech with the launch of HmizatePay...

    By Tom Jackson 16 May 2018

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