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Magazines ABC Q1 2021: Little good news for magazines
Magazines ABC Q1 2021: Little good news for magazinesArticle

The Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) Q1 2021 shows a littering of publications resigning or being discontinued, with not much good news...

Danette Breitenbach 10 May 2021

5 guest trends dominating travel experiences in 2021
5 guest trends dominating travel experiences in 2021Article

Given the challenges that Covid-19 brought to the hospitality industry, it has had to adapt to ensure its survival. Now with domestic travel slowly returning, the question is: What are the specific challenges that are shaping the 'new normal'?

3 May 2021

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Hospitality sector calls on all South Africans to stay safeArticle

There is wide acknowledgement that a return to stricter regulations will be catastrophic for the province's tourism and hospitality sector...

1 Apr 2021

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Absa adds another R1.43bn to Harbour Arch developmentArticle

In one of its largest deals in recent years, the Absa Commercial Property Finance division has provided a loan of R1,43bn, in addition to an existing facility of R210m, to develop the first tower of the Harbour Arch project ...

31 Mar 2021

Alcohol industry suggests measures to curb third wave of Covid-19
Alcohol industry suggests measures to curb third wave of Covid-19Article

The South African alcohol industry has made recommendations to the government through Nedlac on alternative measures to deal with short-term pressure on hospitals...

26 Mar 2021

Adaptability is vital for the recovery of the South African hospitality sector
Adaptability is vital for the recovery of the South African hospitality sectorArticle

Covid-19 has taken its toll on South Africa's hospitality industry, but there is still light at the end of the tunnel. Kevin Burley, group operations director at ANEW Hotel & Resorts, shares his expertise on industry trends for the next 12 months and adapting to the new normal...

Kevin Burley 16 Mar 2021

City Lodge Hotel Group announces interim results reflective of pandemic
City Lodge Hotel Group announces interim results reflective of pandemicArticle

The JSE-listed City Lodge Hotel Group has announced its unaudited interim results, reflecting the sweeping effects of the coronavirus pandemic. However, during this time the group has notched up several notable achievements...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 11 Mar 2021

Next step in remote working likely to be a new hybrid workspace model
Next step in remote working likely to be a new hybrid workspace modelArticle

The current response to Covid-19 and working from home has many unanticipated pitfalls. The dialogue around culture and new ways of working has been...

Anthony Orelowitz 11 Mar 2021

Western Cape campaign to attract remote workers with Airbnb
Western Cape campaign to attract remote workers with AirbnbArticle

The Western Cape Government and Wesgro, in partnership with Airbnb, has launched a campaign to promote remote working domestically, as South African's take advantage of the flexibility that working from anywhere brings...

4 Mar 2021

How the hospitality sector can stay two steps ahead of its challenges
How the hospitality sector can stay two steps ahead of its challengesArticle

Kyocera Document Solutions South Africa suggests that the sector starts with low hanging fruit, such as reducing print costs and implementing further digitisation...

4 Mar 2021

Radisson Individuals signs first property in Africa
Radisson Individuals signs first property in AfricaArticle

The Radisson Hotel Group has rolled our its first Radisson Individuals property in Africa, with the signing of Earl Heights Suites Hotel, a member of Radisson Individuals, Accra, Ghana...

3 Mar 2021

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#BudgetSpeech2021: Mboweni delivers a few glimmers of optimism, but there are risksArticle

Judging by the reaction of the markets and an initial strengthening of the rand, finance minister Tito Mboweni's budget went down well...

25 Feb 2021

Yolandi Esterhuizen, registered tax practitioner & director: product compliance, Sage Africa & Middle East
#Budget2021: Relief should be prioritised, but where will the funds come from?Article

Following a year of pandemic and lockdowns, South African employees and companies are looking ahead to the annual Budget Speech on 24 February with a sense of foreboding...

15 Feb 2021

SME Financing 101: Knowing your options is key
SME Financing 101: Knowing your options is keyArticle

Small and medium enterprises (SME) owners across the country gave a unified sigh of relief, as certain lockdown restrictions were eased in South Africa earlier this month...

10 Feb 2021

Andrew Friedman, head of sales, Anuva Investments
5 aspects of 12J investments you may be myth-ingArticle

"Too good to be true" is an adage that typically services you well when it comes to your money, especially in a world full of myths and conspiracy theories, Ponzi deals, pyramid schemes and promises of the Next Big Thing...

Andrew Friedman 9 Feb 2021

What SMEs can do to prevent collapse
What SMEs can do to prevent collapseArticle

In the three months ended October 2020, there was a 33,2% rise in business liquidations, according to Stats SA...

Miguel da Silva 5 Feb 2021

Relief for SA's hospitality sector welcomed as President eases restrictions
Relief for SA's hospitality sector welcomed as President eases restrictionsArticle

Fedhasa calls on consumers and establishments not to jeopardise lives and livelihoods by adhering strictly to the health and hygiene protocols...

2 Feb 2021

#BizTrends2021: How Covid-19 has forced designers to reimagine the work experience
#BizTrends2021: How Covid-19 has forced designers to reimagine the work experienceArticle

Participating in our annual #BizTrends2021 feature, Anthony Orelowitz, director at Paragon Group, shares his insights on how Covid-19 has and will impact the future of the workplace...

Sindy Peters 11 Jan 2021

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#BizTrends2021: African demands for post-Covid healthcare align impact with investor opportunity in 2021Article

The Covid-19 emergency has focused minds on the urgent need for improved healthcare across Africa, aligning unprecedented opportunity for positive social impact with competitive returns...

Jason Mitchell 11 Jan 2021

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SA hospitality, tourism industry calls on government to fast track vaccine deploymentArticle

South Africa's competitiveness as a global tourism destination depends on perceptions of safety for travellers...

4 Jan 2021

Fedhasa supports new Level 3 restrictions, acknowledges detrimental impact on hospitality
Fedhasa supports new Level 3 restrictions, acknowledges detrimental impact on hospitalityArticle

Representing the hospitality industry in South Africa, Fedhasa has called on every South African to help the industry comply with the stringent health and hygiene protocols in place to stem the spread of Covid-19...

30 Dec 2020

#BizTrends2021: The 2020 hotel crash and 2021 crystal ball
#BizTrends2021: The 2020 hotel crash and 2021 crystal ballArticle

The South African hospitality industry was well on its way to break records in 2020 until Covid-19 became our reality. Derek Martin, founder and CEO of TrevPAR World looks at how Covid-19 impacted the industry and what is needed for recovery...

Derek Martin 21 Dec 2020

Survey reveals hardest hit Garden Route accommodation providers
Survey reveals hardest hit Garden Route accommodation providersArticle

According to a survey run by online accommodation booking system provider, NightsBridge, following the amendment of Level 1 regulations, one-third of guesthouses on the Garden Route indicate they have lost at least 50% of their bookings for the festive season...

21 Dec 2020

Dept invests in innovation in tourism sector
Dept invests in innovation in tourism sectorArticle

The Department of Tourism is set to introduce a programme that will stimulate and encourage innovation in the travel sector...

15 Dec 2020

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SA's tourism industry to recommit to the fight against Covid-19Article

The Association of Southern African Travel Agents has called on all stakeholders in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry to get behind President Cyril Ramaphosa's call to recommit to the fight against Covid-19, by complying with stringent health and hygiene protocols.

4 Dec 2020

World Travel Awards announces 2020 World category winners
World Travel Awards announces 2020 World category winnersArticle

Winners include Maldives, Portugal, Lisbon and The Algarve...

30 Nov 2020

Fedhasa urges insurers to 'do the right thing' as the hospitality industry continues to bleed
Fedhasa urges insurers to 'do the right thing' as the hospitality industry continues to bleedArticle

Fedhasa has condemned Santam's decision to appeal the decision by the Western Cape High Court requiring the insurer to pay full Business Interruption losses to the plaintiff, Ma-Afrika Hotels...

23 Nov 2020

SA hospitality has a role to play in navigating a possible second wave
SA hospitality has a role to play in navigating a possible second waveArticle

There are rumours of a possible second wave of coronavirus infections. It's evident that this could be a reality if the South African public follow the trend as seen overseas by letting down their guard...

13 Nov 2020

Industrial property is a shining light in a gloomy property market
Industrial property is a shining light in a gloomy property marketArticle

Covid-19 has accelerated the growth of online retailing, hamstrung the hospitality sector and thrown the future of the office into question - none of which has been good news for commercial property owners...

Rael Levitt 12 Nov 2020

World Travel Awards announces Africa 2020 winners
World Travel Awards announces Africa 2020 winnersArticle

World Travel Awards - the global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and tourism - has unveiled its Africa 2020 winners to coincide with its inaugural Africa Winners Day.

9 Nov 2020

#2020AfricaBrandSummit: Policy uncertainty is halting the recovery of SA's tourism sector
#2020AfricaBrandSummit: Policy uncertainty is halting the recovery of SA's tourism sectorArticle

"Instituting policy certainty is important - we should be able to ensure that people understand that when they arrive in South Africa, that they won't face confusion at airports and many other different places where tourism takes place," said Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, CEO of TBCSA.

Robin Fredericks 15 Oct 2020

Book by VUT academic on Covid-19's impact on tourism now out in hard cover and ebook
Book by VUT academic on Covid-19's impact on tourism now out in hard cover and ebookArticle

The hard cover version of the edited book Counting the Cost of Covid-19 on the Global Tourism Industry, co- authored by Vaal University of Technology (VUT) academic Dr Kaitano Dube, becomes available this weekend...

Issued by Vaal University of Technology 12 Oct 2020

The ins and outs of travel to SA during the pandemic
The ins and outs of travel to SA during the pandemicArticle

South Africa is ready to welcome back international travellers to its shores. Yet, considering the country's strict coronavirus controls, don't expect all plain sailing when you visit...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 9 Oct 2020

Charting a course beyond the pandemic for the East African property industry
Charting a course beyond the pandemic for the East African property industryArticle

East Africa has long been a challenging region for property developers to operate in, and not as buoyant as other markets...

Matthew Renshaw 6 Oct 2020

Food Meets Hope digital event to open 50 Best for Recovery Summit
Food Meets Hope digital event to open 50 Best for Recovery SummitArticle

S.Pellegrino is set to host the Food Meets Hope digital event, which will commence the Recovery Summit hosted by the World's 50 Best Restaurants organisation, on 13 October 2020...

30 Sep 2020

Radisson Red building is the new green
Radisson Red building is the new greenArticle

The Silo District's No. 6 Silo building, which now houses the new-concept 252-room Radisson Red Hotel, won the Green Buildings Council of South Africa (GBCSA) award for the Best 'Other' Development...

23 Sep 2020

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Public to name new SA airlineArticle

A brand new South African airline, which will be launching domestic flights later this year, has invited all South Africans to suggest a name for the new carrier. The successful creator will win a year's free travel pass on the airline...

21 Sep 2020

Fighting back: How will the hospitality and tourism industry win the war against Covid-19?
Fighting back: How will the hospitality and tourism industry win the war against Covid-19?Article

The hospitality and tourism industry in sub-Saharan Africa must adopt a new "adapt and innovate" modus operandi to meet the challenges produced by the Covid-19 pandemic...

Mark Havercroft 21 Sep 2020

Potential recovery scenarios as repo rate remains stable
Potential recovery scenarios as repo rate remains stableArticle

The Monetary Policy Committee's decision to keep the repo rate stable was not entirely surprising, as the 300bps rate cuts for the year to date are still taking effect...

Dr Andrew Golding 18 Sep 2020

Fedhasa calls for private-public collaboration to boost tourism
Fedhasa calls for private-public collaboration to boost tourismArticle

"As an industry we have come together and worked tirelessly to ensure that travel is both safe and normal for our visitors and guests... It is my sincere hope that this collaboration continues and that public and private sector stakeholders work together to get South Africa's tourism, travel and hospitality community back on their feet..."

17 Sep 2020

Impact of remote working, changing office market could be far-reaching
Impact of remote working, changing office market could be far-reachingArticle

Ever since the Covid-19 hard lockdowns began in all seriousness across the world earlier this year, the world has been abuzz with talk of how the crisis has changed the world...

John Loos 14 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

Disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on women in the workplace
Disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on women in the workplaceArticle

Women are unable to escape disparate treatment in the workplace, with even the current global pandemic causing greater upheaval for them compared to their male counterparts...

Johan Botes 25 Aug 2020

Jordanian Dr Taleb Rifai to open the 2020 Africa Brand Summit
Jordanian Dr Taleb Rifai to open the 2020 Africa Brand SummitArticle

Organisers of the Africa Brand Summit are excited to announce that Dr Taleb Rifai, patron of the African Tourism Board, will deliver the opening address at the first ever hybrid 2020 Africa Brand Summit...

24 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Challenges in the travel sector spark critical conversations
#WomensMonth: Challenges in the travel sector spark critical conversationsArticle

According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, the sector contributed $168bn to African economies last year and given that globally, it is estimated that 50-million travel and tourism jobs are at risk due to Covid-19...

13 Aug 2020

5 ways to help SA's hospitality industry weather the Covid-storm
5 ways to help SA's hospitality industry weather the Covid-stormArticle

Nobody could have predicted at the start of 2020, that a little-known virus called Covid-19 would be lurking on the horizon, about to deal a devastating economic blow...

30 Jul 2020

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Recovery plan proposed for mining and energyArticle

The economic backlash of Covid-19 has prompted the government to come up with a recovery plan intended to restore business confidence, stimulating investments as well as safeguarding and creating jobs in the mining and energy sector.

22 Jul 2020

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Update on the state of tourism in SAArticle

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa recent webinar, discussed and raised concerns, and solutions on the current state of the tourism industry in South Africa, ranging from UIF-TERS to agri-tourism.

21 Jul 2020

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Facebook publishes the Global State of Small Business ReportArticle

Facebook has published the Global State of Small Business Report. Compiled in partnership with the World Bank and the OECD. It surveyed over 30,000 small business owners and employees from around the world in over 50 countries...

20 Jul 2020

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