The coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) has now reached more than 80,000 recorded cases, largely concentrated in China, with a death toll over 2,700 and rising.
David Beirman 20 hours ago
Waste management represents a real challenge for lodge operators. In the Okavango Delta, all lodge waste must be trucked out to waste management facilities outside of the delta; however given the nature of food waste, this waste stream needs to be treated on-site. Current methods include adding this waste into food waste pits.
21 hours ago
Ghanaian experiential chef, Selassie Atadika, started her Design Indaba presentation by asking the audience to close their eyes and think of food they enjoy. Next, she asked everyone to try and identify the ingredients that make up those dishes, commenting that most people would not know where those ingredients come from.
Angie White 1 day ago
British Airways has set a new target to remove more than 700 tonnes of single-use plastic on board its flights in 2020, the equivalent to more than 30,000 suitcases full of single-use plastic, which is even more than the number of bags customers check in with the airline at Heathrow on an average day.
2 days ago
South African Tourism (SA Tourism) recently appointed a suite of marketing and communications agencies in response to the RFP162/19 the organisation issued in June 2019.
Jessica Tennant 3 days ago
According to business events industry leaders at Meetings Africa 2020, Africa's diversity is its competitive edge. In a panel discussion on building Africa's value proposition in the current global economy panellist Doris Parsons, director of Studiored Conferences & Communications, explained the reasoning behind this: "There are 54 countries as well as various regions such as SADC and the East Africa Community. One can go anywhere in Africa and get a different experience. For instance, Chad has the best camel race in the world. So we can work together to push this competitive advantage."
3 days ago
With Ethiopia's economy growing at a rate of 10.5% and 7.71%, in 2017 and 2018 respectively, it sets the Horn of Africa up for even further growth in the next decade, and government optimistic to create 20 million jobs over this period. In addition to the growing economy, Ethiopia has been leading tourism growth rates globally.
3 days ago
The first leg of this year's Meetings Africa kicked off with discussions between buyers and exhibitors centred around relationships and sharing of ideas, and how these can impact tourism across the continent.
25 Feb 2020
Tourism KZN is set to lobby for more conferences during this year's Meetings Africa, which takes place from 24-26 February 2020. "Thousands of delegates from around the world will converge at the Sandton Convention Centre to find suitable venues as destinations for their next big conference and meetings; the KwaZulu-Natal delegation will include representatives of several district municipalities to ensure the geographic spread of business events. Our ultimate aim is to ensure that the economic impact of business tourism is felt in all corners of our beautiful province," said Nomusa Dube-Ncube, MEC for economic development, tourism and environmental affairs for KwaZulu-Natal.
24 Feb 2020