Robin Fredericks
SOUTH AFRICA
Go off the beaten track, explore a city of wonder with Walk Japan

Go off the beaten track, explore a city of wonder with Walk Japan[Robin Fredericks] Walk Japan's CEO Paul Christie lets us in on what the plans are for the South African market and what the overall response from travellers have been...

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Natalia Rosa
SOUTH AFRICA
The number 1 skill for travel marketers in 2019

The number 1 skill for travel marketers in 2019[Natalia Rosa] For many years, content has been king when it comes to marketing travel and tourism brands. This is changing...

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Melissa Burns
SOUTH AFRICA
Top African tourism countries and their perspectives

Top African tourism countries and their perspectives[Melissa Burns] Tourism is becoming one of the most important economic sectors for many African countries. According to TINA Magazine, the top ten African countries received more than 37 million visitors in 2018 which means the whole continent might be looking into a more exciting and brighter future of tourism...

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Robin Fredericks
SOUTH AFRICA
Culinary passion, experience and awards with FYN Chef Peter Tempelhoff

Culinary passion, experience and awards with FYN Chef Peter Tempelhoff[Robin Fredericks] According to FYN chef Peter Tempelhoff, dining out is not a binary experience...

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Avukile Mabombo
SOUTH AFRICA
The new social hubs of urban spaces

The new social hubs of urban spaces
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[Avukile Mabombo] We're all aware of the primary functions of hotels: business and leisure accommodation and, depending on the property, meetings and conferences. Lately, though, hotels have adopted a fresh approach to the ways in which they merge seamlessly with their neighbourhoods...

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Sharmila Ragunanan
SOUTH AFRICA
Food in the hospitality industry: Why sourcing it locally matters

Food in the hospitality industry: Why sourcing it locally matters[Sharmila Ragunanan] As the desire for fresh local food continues to grow, farm-to-table dining is set to become an even more significant 2019 trend in the hospitality industry...

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Oz Desai
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Put the 'human' back into corporate travel in 2019

#BizTrends2019: Put the 'human' back into corporate travel in 2019[Oz Desai] Robots might be rumoured to take over the world in the future, but for now - in 2019 - the corporate travel landscape is about to get a whole lot more 'human'...

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Kerry Hayes
SOUTH AFRICA
Trends in local SA travel

Trends in local SA travel
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[Kerry Hayes] South Africans are increasingly exploring their own country, which offers a diverse range of destinations and activities just a few hours' drive, or short flight, away.

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Sherry Zameer
SOUTH AFRICA
Keep abreast of the travel tech wave to realise tourism potential

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[Sherry Zameer] 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...

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Kerry Hayes
SOUTH AFRICA
Trends developing in Africa travel

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[Kerry Hayes] Tourism is an organic industry, growing and changing as the needs and wants of travellers shift, and service providers adapt their offerings to meet these requirements...

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Gilles Trantoul
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: The 8 travel trends you need to know for 2019

#BizTrends2019: The 8 travel trends you need to know for 2019
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[Gilles Trantoul] The global travel industry is experiencing a fundamental change to the way in which travel is sold and how the traveller is served. At Amadeus, we actively observe travel trends so our customers and partners, and ourselves, can innovate and create better journeys for all.

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Olivier Hannaert
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends 2019: 2019, a year to reconnect, revitalise and re-engage

#BizTrends 2019: 2019, a year to reconnect, revitalise and re-engage
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[Olivier Hannaert] The buzzword for 2018 was conscious travel. People were interested in carbon footprint, contributing to communities and supporting local economies. The buzzword for 2019 is "Transformative Holidays"...

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Tim Smith
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends 2019: What is the key to a successful tourism sector in Africa?

#BizTrends 2019: What is the key to a successful tourism sector in Africa?
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[Tim Smith] The quick answer is sustainability, that is both environmental and economic sustainability...

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Enver Duminy
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: The role of data in sustainable tourism

#BizTrends2019: The role of data in sustainable tourism[Enver Duminy] Will we see a time coming when tourists will simply slip on a headset and travel without leaving their homes?

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Teresa Richardson
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: The Good Life: South Africans seek quality travel experiences

#BizTrends2019: The Good Life: South Africans seek quality travel experiences
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[Teresa Richardson] Teresa Richardson, managing director of The Travel Corporation South Africa, identifies overseas and domestic trends that are influencing South African travel decisions and how this will impact travel patterns in 2019 and beyond...

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Sharmila Ragunanan
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: What the hospitality sector should stay on top of for 2019

#BizTrends2019: What the hospitality sector should stay on top of for 2019
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[Sharmila Ragunanan] As part of Bizcommunity's BizTrends series, Sharmila Ragunanan, hospitality expert and group marketing manager for Dream Hotels & Resorts, dishes on hotel trends that will make the traveller experience even more exciting in 2019, and other industry developments that lie ahead.

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Cathy Huyghe
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: 3 reasons why South African tourism is primed to surge forward, and how data can help

#BizTrends2019: 3 reasons why South African tourism is primed to surge forward, and how data can help[Cathy Huyghe] In October of 2018, I had the tremendous pleasure of keynoting the Business of Wine and Food Tourism Conference held at Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch, and here was my most salient takeaway from the experience...

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Andrew Stark
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Tourism the golden ticket to job creation

#BizTrends2019: Tourism the golden ticket to job creation
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[Andrew Stark] In a country where over six million people are unemployed, it is no wonder that job creation has been the hot topic...

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Natalia Rosa
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Why rent when you can buy?

#BizTrends2019: Why rent when you can buy?
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[Natalia Rosa] Investing in owned media to promote your travel brand...

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Marisah Nieuwoudt
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Trends in wine and food tourism

#BizTrends2019: Trends in wine and food tourism[Marisah Nieuwoudt] The swinging doors to kitchen culture were first held open by celebrity chefs like Julia Child and Jamie Oliver. For the tourism industry, it was the travel documentary style of Rick Stein and Anthony Bourdain that beamed travel to exotic locations, and Cornwall, into our lounges...

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