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Residential property shift sees sellers extend buying pool internationally
Residential property shift sees sellers extend buying pool internationallyArticle

With no international travel permitted during the Covid-19 lockdown, properties in sought-after areas such as Camp's Bay and the Atlantic seaboard are now listed at a steal, says Grant Smee, MD of Only Realty...

16 Sep 2020

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Switching on the corporate aspect of travel for economic growthArticle

With the release last week of South Africa's GDP Q2 figures and President Cyril Ramaphosa's calls for a quick and bold plan to place South Africa on a "rapid growth trajectory", a spotlight is shone on tourism as the sector with the greatest potential to reignite South Africa's economy, sustainably...

16 Sep 2020

JLL Q2 report notes positive outlook for SA industrial, warehousing sector
JLL Q2 report notes positive outlook for SA industrial, warehousing sectorArticle

According to JLL's latest South Africa Q2 Real Estate report, while the country is witnessing the easing of restrictions, the impact of Covid-19, coupled with economic pressures, continues to create challenges for most corporate real estate sectors...

3 Sep 2020

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How TMCs are addressing concerns faced by women in corporate travelArticle

Women continue to strive for all important work-life balance. Travel managers (and TMCs) worth their salt support this by implementing new travel policies, or improving on existing policies, to ensure that they meet the needs of each traveller...

11 Aug 2020

IATA: International travel recovery delayed as lockdown remains
IATA: International travel recovery delayed as lockdown remainsArticle

Recovery is expected to be delayed by at least one year, with global passenger traffic not returning to 2019 pre-Covid-19 levels until 2024...

29 Jul 2020

New online resource hub launches to rebuild traveller confidence
New online resource hub launches to rebuild traveller confidenceArticle

Restoring confidence in the travel experience is crucial for the recovery of the business travel sector...

1 Jul 2020

SA property prospects as we look beyond Covid-19 lockdowns
SA property prospects as we look beyond Covid-19 lockdownsArticle

The Covid-19 crisis has changed the world a lot, perhaps less through introducing new trends and more through speeding up old trends...

John Loos 18 Jun 2020

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What does the 'new normal' mean for corporate travel?Article

Pascalle Albrecht, head of commercial card service and lifecycle management at Nedbank Limited, elaborates on the pandemic's impact on the travel industry and looks ahead at what the operations in its sectors will look like under this "new normal" world of travel...

Pascalle Albrecht 2 Jun 2020

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#Level3Lockdown: What business travellers can expectArticle

Oz Desai, General Manager for Corporate Traveller, has welcomed the resumption of business travel, but warns that the travel experience will be very different for now...

1 Jun 2020

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IATA: Governments to reconsider air travel quarantine measuresArticle

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) latest analysis shows that the damage to air travel from Covid-19 extends into the medium-term, with long-haul and international travel being the most severely impacted...

14 May 2020

What will the hospitality industry face post-Covid?
What will the hospitality industry face post-Covid?Article

As South Africa begins the journey along the government's phased approach to fully lifting lockdown, many businesses are gearing up for resuming operations, at least partially...

4 May 2020

Covid-19 - an opportunity for value-driven tourism products
Covid-19 - an opportunity for value-driven tourism productsArticle

Post-pandemic price-conscious travellers will want a bigger bang for their buck than ever before...

7 Apr 2020

What corporate travel buyers can do about Covid-19
What corporate travel buyers can do about Covid-19Article

At the start of the new year and new decade, Covit-19 introduced new challenges to the travel industry, wreaking economic and social havoc around the world...

9 Mar 2020

Is taking a bleisure trip in your own country worth it?
Is taking a bleisure trip in your own country worth it?Article

South Africa has become a popular bleisure destination for international business travellers, but are South Africans taking advantage of the experience their own country offers?

5 Mar 2020

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The coronavirus is impacting outbound travel from South AfricaArticle

Members of the Association of Southern African Travel Agents confirm that, in particular, leisure travel has been affected...

12 Feb 2020

4 trends that will disrupt the status quo of corporate travel
4 trends that will disrupt the status quo of corporate travelArticle

Oz Desai, General Manager Corporate Traveller, shares his views on how the next decade will challenge the status quo of corporate travel in South Africa...

Oz Desai 10 Feb 2020

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China-bound travellers urged to reconsider plansArticle

The Center for Disease Control has issued a Level 3 Warning to avoid non-essential travel to China in its entirety...

31 Jan 2020

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What does the future hold for the retail travel industry?Article

Jenna Berndt sits down with Sue Garrett, general manager of marketing and product at Flight Centre Travel Group, to talk about what the next 25 years will look like for the retail travel trade in South Africa...

Jenna Berndt 21 Jan 2020

4 tips to help business travellers stress less in 2020
4 tips to help business travellers stress less in 2020Article

Most business travellers tend to skip exercising, sleep less and forgo healthy eating for the duration of their trip. These bad habits end up impacting on their health and stress levels...

13 Jan 2020

The long tail of business travel is wide open
The long tail of business travel is wide openArticle

In his 2006 book "The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More," Chris Anderson wrote about how the future of commerce and culture isn't in "hits", the high-volume head of a traditional demand curve, but in what used to be regarded as misses, or the infinitely long tail of that same curve...

Jerome Touze 2 Dec 2019

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#BizTrends2020: A weak economic outlook for South Africa won't stifle business travel demandArticle

The economic growth forecast for South Africa remains uncertain with weak investor sentiment and lingering policy uncertainty...

Oz Desai 2 Dec 2019

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5 business travel trends in 2020Article

Despite a weak currency and an economy under pressure, 2019 has been a record year for business travel in South Africa...

29 Nov 2019

2019 'Corporate Travel Grant Competition' winner announced
2019 'Corporate Travel Grant Competition' winner announcedArticle

Flight Centre Business Travel has announced the winner of its 2019 'Corporate Travel Grant Competition'...

21 Nov 2019

SA business travel forecast shows positive trend for 2020
SA business travel forecast shows positive trend for 2020Article

Predicting positive growth in 2020, analysts say there is good news for South African SMEs, whose bargaining power they see rising with the market's size and spend...

25 Oct 2019

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Business travel, could it be bad for your mental health?Article

More than half of local travellers believe business trips do not impact on their health. However, statistics tell a different story: Most business travellers skip exercising, sleepless and forgo healthy eating which impacts health and increases stress levels...

23 Oct 2019

How to explore Durban's Florida Road like a local
How to explore Durban's Florida Road like a localArticle

Florida Road in Durban has much to offer for locals, out-of-towners and international tourists...

14 Oct 2019

Nicole Adonis, FCM Travel Solutions general manager
Cost savings top the list for corporate travel managersArticle

A recent survey shows that 90% of South African companies rate cost savings as the the most important value-add they look for from their travel management company...

3 Oct 2019

How to keep your business travel budget down and grow your business
How to keep your business travel budget down and grow your businessArticle

If you're the business owner of a small or medium enterprise, keeping a handle on your company's budget is most likely a top priority...

Issued by FIGHT CENTRE BUSINESS TRAVEL 2 Oct 2019

#TourismMonth: Bleisure is booming - The time for blending business and leisure is now
#TourismMonth: Bleisure is booming - The time for blending business and leisure is nowArticle

Like most industries, travel has its fair share of insider expressions and "bleisure" is right up there with "staycation", "babymoon" and "voluntourism" in the trade's glossary of peculiar portmanteaus. Even if the term prompts a few eye rolls from buzzword-loathing individuals, bleisure makes a convincing case for the growing number of business travellers...

Odette Faling 12 Sep 2019

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FCM Travel explores the future of corporate travel pitchesArticle

FCM Travel Solutions has released its latest whitepaper, examining how travel managers can structure an effective travel Request For Proposal...

20 Aug 2019

Travelport processes live test GDS bookings of Qantas' NDC content
Travelport processes live test GDS bookings of Qantas' NDC contentArticle

As the next step in its continuing support for Qantas' New Distribution Capability, including the Qantas Distribution Platform, Travelport has begun handling its first bookings with Qantas using IATA's New Distribution Capability standard...

15 Aug 2019

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Travel trends: How SA corporates can make the most of bleisure travel in 2020Article

According to SAP Concur travel and expense data, bleisure trips increased by 20% from 2016 to 2017...

1 Aug 2019

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3 things robots can't do better than humans (and two things they can)Article

There has been no shortage of predictions about how advances in artificial intelligence and robotics will replace humans in all kinds of jobs...

Oz Desai 23 Jul 2019

Is your company's travel technology future-proof?
Is your company's travel technology future-proof?Article

Digital transformation and rapid innovation have seen companies completely rethink the way they conduct business these past few years...

18 Jul 2019

BON Hotels expands Namibian footprint
BON Hotels expands Namibian footprintArticle

Bon Hotels to take over hotels in Rundu and Walvis Bay, in addition to its Swakopmund hotel...

2 Jul 2019

#YouthMonth: 4 African travel adventures for all generations
#YouthMonth: 4 African travel adventures for all generationsArticle

It doesn't matter your age; we all love a good travel adventure. This #YouthMonth, we seek out incredible experiences to have in Africa that are perfect not only for Generation Z and millennials but all ages...

Jenna Berndt 27 Jun 2019

#AfricaMonth: How technology keeps business travellers safe in Africa
#AfricaMonth: How technology keeps business travellers safe in AfricaArticle

Travel in Africa can be challenging and even risky at times. However, technology is helping to mitigate these issues...

Oz Desai 30 May 2019

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Is your company spending too much on business travel?Article

Flight Centre Business Travel Brand Leader Andrew Grunewald identifies four red flags to help companies avoid overspending...

Andrew Grunewald 29 May 2019

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5 things you always wanted to know about your company's travel spendArticle

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...

Oz Desai 21 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Africa's top leisure destinations for business travellers
#AfricaMonth: Africa's top leisure destinations for business travellersArticle

Intra-Africa travel should be a priority for every South African...

Jenna Berndt 21 May 2019

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Travelport extends digital partnership with BCD TravelArticle

The new agreement will see Travelport Digital continue to collaborate on BCD Travel's digital traveller engagement solution, TripSource...

7 May 2019

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4 common mistakes companies make when booking travelArticle

Flight Centre Business Travel Brand Leader, Andrew Grunewald shares four of the most common mistakes SMEs make when booking travel...

Andrew Grunewald 8 Apr 2019

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Travel and accommodation trends to watch in 2019Article

Garnet Basson, Chief Operating Officer of The Capital Hotels and Apartments identifies several trends in hotels and accommodation that are likely to impact the industry during in 2019...

27 Mar 2019

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6 ways tech can make business travel bookings easierArticle

Corporate Traveller's Oz Desai points out six scenarios where the right technology can considerably simplify and improve the travel booking process...

Oz Desai 25 Mar 2019

How far can tech steer business traveller behaviour and safety?
How far can tech steer business traveller behaviour and safety?Article

Where there are rules, there are always those who try to break, ignore or circumvent them. Business travel is no different. Rogue business travellers - those who book on their own and tend to flaunt the 'rules' - are causing serious concern for travel managers...

Nicole Adonis 14 Mar 2019

6 innovations shaping business travel in 2019
6 innovations shaping business travel in 2019Article

Corporate Traveller general manager, Oz Desai takes a look at six innovations business travellers can look out for during their next trip...

7 Mar 2019

7 tips to master business travel as a working mom
7 tips to master business travel as a working momArticle

Being a working mom is not easy and being a mom who travels for work is even more complicated...

26 Feb 2019

Corporate Traveller launches new technology for SME corporates
Corporate Traveller launches new technology for SME corporatesArticle

To mark the celebration of its 20th anniversary this year, Corporate Traveller has announced the launch of a new technology platform, Your.CT, in the South African market...

6 Feb 2019

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