Robin Fredericks
SOUTH AFRICA
#StartupStory: Ticking all the boxes with newly launched Travelcheck

#StartupStory: Ticking all the boxes with newly launched Travelcheck[Robin Fredericks] Travelcheck.co.za, SouthAfrica's newest online booking website has launched. We chat to CEO Odette Faling to find out more...

Posted 8 days ago | Like
Oz Desai
SOUTH AFRICA
5 things you always wanted to know about your company's travel spend

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[Oz Desai] Is your company still relying on Excel worksheets or - dare we say it - using pen and paper to calculate travel expenses? If so, you're not alone...

Posted 28 days ago | Like
Avukile Mabombo
SOUTH AFRICA
The golf addiction - A course in business travel

The golf addiction - A course in business travel[Avukile Mabombo] Business is stressful, and stress is not something you want to flirt with. In a health-conscious world, more and more people are looking for a work-play balance that helps to ease the strain and provide food for the soul at the same time...

Posted 2 months ago | Like
Andrew Stark
SOUTH AFRICA
Futureproofing your travel for 2019

Futureproofing your travel for 2019[Andrew Stark] When the Finance Minister chooses an Aloe Ferox - that bitter, hardy and spiky indigenous species best known for its resilience in extreme climates - as a metaphor for the country's budget, you know you're in for a rather prickly year...

Posted 3 months ago | Like
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...

Posted 4 months ago | Like (1)
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.

Posted 5 months ago | Like
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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Teresa Richardson
SOUTH AFRICA
Mastering the art of giving people what they want in 2019

Mastering the art of giving people what they want in 2019[Teresa Richardson] Personalisation has become a buzzword in the travel industry with the rise of the digital age. As travel businesses, we are increasingly challenged to build a personal connection with the consumer or risk losing them to businesses that do.

Posted 6 months ago | Like
Bronwyn Williams
SOUTH AFRICA
Seamless Travel - Why shouldn't the journey be as pleasurable as the destination?

Seamless Travel - Why shouldn't the journey be as pleasurable as the destination?[Bronwyn Williams] Leisure travel is supposed to be a pleasurable experience. Unfortunately, even the best holiday tends to involve large quantities of administration and frustration before you get there...

Posted 9 months ago | Like
Andrew Stark
SOUTH AFRICA
Fostering a culture of travel among South Africans

Fostering a culture of travel among South Africans[Andrew Stark] Take a moment to consider why 10 million tourists visit South Africa's shores annually...

Posted 10 months ago | Like
Eugene Yiga
SOUTH AFRICA
Careers on a cruise

Careers on a cruise[Eugene Yiga] In his role as cruise director of MSC Opera and MSC Sinfonia, Stephen Cloete has been to over 65 countries around the world. He tells Eugene Yiga about his love for life (and work) at sea...

Posted 10 months ago | Like
Danny Bryer
SOUTH AFRICA
3 keys to unlock the heart of customer experience in travel

3 keys to unlock the heart of customer experience in travel[Danny Bryer] The brand-customer relationship is a complex one; in contemporary marketing, it's developed by data analytics, and to a large degree, relationship marketing tools such as loyalty programmes. The question is, how relevant are these programmes to the local consumer?

Posted 10 months ago | Like
Natalia Rosa
SOUTH AFRICA
#YouthMonth: How to get a job in travel

#YouthMonth: How to get a job in travel[Natalia Rosa] Natalia Rosa cites some of South Africa's leading travel professionals, and their words of wisdom on the travel industry...

Posted 12 months ago | Like
Robin Fredericks
[Travel] Whether your customers are brands, consumers or influencers, there is a gap that cannot be ignored when it comes to what travel industries and influencers' expectations are of one another. This was the opening statement that Big Ambitions director, Natalie Rosa made when she opened the first ever Big Connect in Cape Town on 22 November 2017.
Posted 1 year ago | Like
Robin Fredericks
SOUTH AFRICA
Airbnb's authentic experiences boost local communities through technology

Airbnb's Chris Lehane and CiTi's Joshin Raghurb
Airbnb's Chris Lehane and CiTi's Joshin Raghurb
[Robin Fredericks] Airbnb's Chris Lehane and CiTi's Joshin Raghurbar took part in a conversation on how, through technology, tourism can generate new economic opportunities and authentic experiences...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Zintle Tsholoba
SOUTH AFRICA
Ten reasons why you should explore the Moremi Game Reserve

Ten reasons why you should explore the Moremi Game Reserve[Zintle Tsholoba] Moremi Game Reserve was rated one of the most beautiful game reserves in Africa and is ideal for travellers looking to experience an authentic African safari experience...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Entrepreneurs: Five tips for safe business travels across the world - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] Travelling safely isn't just about protecting yourself and your belongings - it's about taking the time to understand the customs and laws of your destination...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Five global retreats every entrepreneur should attend - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] As an entrepreneur, you're always watching for the next great conference or retreat to attend. If you love to travel and see the world, here are five ideas for your next entrepreneurial adventure...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Angie White
SOUTH AFRICA
MSC introduces new ships, destination and MD

MSC introduces new ships, destination and MD[Angie White] Not long after appointing Ross Volk to the position of managing director of MSC Cruises South Africa, the company has also announced that it will be introducing the MSC Meraviglia...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Nicci Botha
SOUTH AFRICA
How to add far-flung destinations to your bucket list, without roughing it

How to add far-flung destinations to your bucket list, without roughing it[Nicci Botha] Bucket lists are notoriously fickle things. Just when you think you've got it sorted something else comes along that bumps everything else off...

Posted 2 years ago | Like