Tourism Trends

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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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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Avukile Mabombo
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Redirecting an economy, a tourism imperative for 2019

#BizTrends2019: Redirecting an economy, a tourism imperative for 2019[Avukile Mabombo] Trends in tourism tend to speak towards hot destinations or new patterns of exploration; and, while those are always happening, there's an overarching trend that will influence how South Africans experience travel in 2019...

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Josephine Wawira
SOUTH AFRICA
Travel and hospitality trends to dominate in 2018

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[Josephine Wawira] Various tech solutions, diversification of services by hotels, and the surge of millennial travel are just some of the highlights that marked 2017. The question is, will these continue to dominate in 2018?

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Pascalle Albrecht
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Alternative payment methods gaining ground in corporate travel

#BizTrends2018: Alternative payment methods gaining ground in corporate travel[Pascalle Albrecht] Sometimes necessity is the mother of invention, and sometimes invention is spurred by convenience. Business travellers increasingly use not one or two, but three or four different payment mechanisms throughout the duration of their trip...

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Ryan Potgieter
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Entrepreneurs redefine SME business travel

#BizTrends2018: Entrepreneurs redefine SME business travel[Ryan Potgieter] Jetlag, tasteless in-flight meals and 2pm hotel check-ins can hardly be considered hardships when you've been clocking 16-hour days to grow your SME business. So, what's trending in the world of travel management in the SME realm?

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Olivier Hannaert
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Three trends travel suppliers should take note of in 2018

#BizTrends2018: Three trends travel suppliers should take note of in 2018[Olivier Hannaert] With South Africans having to work even harder for their money, they will likely be a lot more cautious, and deliberate, about what type of travel they will be spending their hard earned money on.

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Eran Feinstein
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Four trends making their mark on the future of travel

#BizTrends2018: Four trends making their mark on the future of travel[Eran Feinstein] As with other industries, tourism and travel are enjoying the integration of a number of new and emerging technologies, which are poised to create enhanced user experiences throughout the travel lifecycle...

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Euan McNeil
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Unpredictable travel data? Challenge accepted

#BizTrends2018: Unpredictable travel data? Challenge accepted[Euan McNeil] 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...

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Kelly Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Travel trends for youth travellers

#BizTrends2018: Travel trends for youth travellers[Kelly Jackson] These are the top trends that will drive youth and millennial travellers in 2018...

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Andrew Stark
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Travellers looking for more bang for their travel buck

#BizTrends2018: Travellers looking for more bang for their travel buck[Andrew Stark] Value and service continue to remain high up on the agenda for South Africans when it comes to both corporate and leisure travel...

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