#BizTrends2019: Put the 'human' back into corporate travel in 2019
#BizTrends2019: Put the 'human' back into corporate travel in 2019

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'.

By Oz Desai 1 day ago

#BizTrends2019: Why rent when you can buy?
#BizTrends2019: Why rent when you can buy?

I write the words "Press Release" with some trepidation, and certainly not with any delight.

By Natalia Rosa 1 day ago

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Distell launches new Libertas Vineyard and Estates wine company

Distell has launched Libertas Vineyards and Estates - a new stand-alone company with ownership of all the premium wine brands. Libertas Vineyards and Estates' managing director, Kay Nash says the move is a "significant shift" from Distell's previous approach where premium wines were managed as a division within the global company's multi-category portfolio.

2 days ago

BizTrendsLIVE! Avoid the FOMO!
BizTrendsLIVE! Avoid the FOMO!

If you haven't got around to booking for the BizTrendsLIVE! yet, here's some info so you avoid FOMO. The face-to-face version of BizTrends, Bizcommunity's annual first-to-market trend report, is not to be missed!

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V&A Clock Tower refurbishment complete
V&A Clock Tower refurbishment complete

Commissioned to refurbish the Clock Tower at the V&A Waterfront, building refurbishment company Indawo completed its work on the historic building in time to see in 2019.

2 days ago

Dubai runway closure: Emirates adjusts schedule
Dubai runway closure: Emirates adjusts schedule

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International Airport's Southern Runway in April and May 2019, and to respond to global travel demand trends. The airline also outlined its fleet plans for the year.

By Juergen T Steinmetz 3 days ago

#BizTrends2019: The role of data in sustainable tourism
#BizTrends2019: The role of data in sustainable tourism

With Artificial Intelligence becoming increasingly dominant, in business and leisure, we're entering into a future that mirrors more and more of what we see in sci-fi movies. Will we see a time coming when tourists will simply slip on a headset and travel without leaving their homes?

By Enver Duminy 3 days ago

Africa's travel and tourism top 2018 highlights
Africa's travel and tourism top 2018 highlights

Africa's travel and tourism industry continued to record impressive growth in the past year. The continent hit a 63 million high in international tourist arrivals in 2017, as compared to 58 million in 2016 (+ 9% vs 2016); according to a Hospitality Report published in December 2018.

By Josephine Wawira 3 days ago

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How corporate organisations can save money on employees' travel in 2019

Making corporate travel savings might sound like a challenge, especially if you have lots of employees flying to different locations at different times, but there are ways to keep your costs down without compromising on travellers safety or services.

By Adeniyi Ogunfowoke 11 Jan 2019

Campbell's 6 defining food trends for 2019
Campbell's 6 defining food trends for 2019

Throughout the year, the chefs at food producer Campbell Soup Company monitor and track the biggest food trends across the globe to compile Trendscape - a list of what and how you'll be eating in the coming year. The trends are ranked from early-stage discovery phase through to expanded mainstream status.

10 Jan 2019

The magical, relaxed luxury of La Petite Ferme
The magical, relaxed luxury of La Petite Ferme

Any stay in historic Franschhoek is almost guaranteed to be a win - more so at La Petite Ferme, just three minutes from the main road but a world away on the curve on Oliphants' Pass leading to the Middagkrans mountain range, with a dazzling view of the verdant valley of vines and Mont Rochelle nature reserve below. The dazzling start was just the beginning.

By Leigh Andrews 10 Jan 2019

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Work beyond the conference room: A look at business travel trends for 2019

In 2018, Airbnb for Work grew exponentially, with a number of companies and business travellers making use of the travel solution offering, as such garnering insight into the way these business road warriors travel; where they go, where they prefer to stay and what they do when visiting a new city.

10 Jan 2019

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Keep abreast of the travel tech wave to realise tourism potential

It is widely recognised that tourism has the potential to help South Africa and other African countries grow their economies and create jobs. Tourism is contributing for around 9% of South Africa's gross domestic product, a growth to the economy of R412.5bn in 2017, which translates into 1.5 million jobs or 9.5% of total employment. By 2028, it is estimated that almost 2.1 million South African jobs will depend on tourism. Similar scenarios are playing out across many other African economies.

By Sherry Zameer 10 Jan 2019