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8 trends that will help shape the hospitality industry in 2021
8 trends that will help shape the hospitality industry in 2021Article

Remaining agile and ahead of the curve of new travel trends while understanding consumer behaviour is vital for brand survival in any industry but even more so for brands operating in hospitality...

Volker Heiden 17 Feb 2021

Revolutionising eco-friendly business travel in the age of Covid-19
Revolutionising eco-friendly business travel in the age of Covid-19Article

Sustainable business travel programmes are set to boom post-Covid-19 as travel managers rally behind new opportunities to fast-track their climate compliance...

12 Feb 2021

Covid-19 vaccine - will it signal a return to 'normality' for business travel?
Covid-19 vaccine - will it signal a return to 'normality' for business travel?Article

Business travel took a massive hit in 2020 as Covid-19 led to travel restrictions, border closures and lockdowns. Many companies introduced complete travel bans for their employees, while others opted for essential travel only...

3 Feb 2021

Business travel to see growing demand for technology
Business travel to see growing demand for technologyArticle

As the world moves into the second year of coping with Covid-19 and the many changes and consequences that the virus has brought about, traveller confidence remains a key focus for travel managers...

27 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Fish where the fish are in 2021
#BizTrends2021: Fish where the fish are in 2021Article

While writing this I am glad that I did not make any predictions for 2020 as I am sure that they would have all been incorrect. I fear that this year might be equally difficult to predict with many uncertainties...

Daan Du Toit 21 Jan 2021

The reopening of the hospitality industry requires an enhanced customer experience
The reopening of the hospitality industry requires an enhanced customer experienceArticle

Travel and hospitality businesses have had to rapidly transition to new ways of working, often remotely, providing an enhanced experience for both their clientele and employees...

Raeford Liebenberg 20 Jan 2021

Business travel trends: The travel consultant of the future
Business travel trends: The travel consultant of the futureArticle

With a brand-new vaccine rolling off the shelves, 2021 is looking a lot more positive as the industry begins to recover and rebuild. What can we expect from our travel consultant in the future?

Linsey Schluter 19 Jan 2021

Duty of care - who's responsible for your business trip safety?
Duty of care - who's responsible for your business trip safety?Article

Business as usual has been flipped on its head in 2020. What was for many companies second nature-sending employees across country and continent to meet with clients and colleagues, sign new business and share knowledge-has become a more measured and complex exercise...

18 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The post-pandemic workplace - a look at key trends
#BizTrends2021: The post-pandemic workplace - a look at key trendsArticle

Putting the brakes on business travel and physical offices due to tech transformation...

Johan Botes 11 Jan 2021

What the adjusted Level 3 regulations mean for your travel plans
What the adjusted Level 3 regulations mean for your travel plansArticle

Supporting South Africa's measures under the recently implemented adjusted Level 3 Covid-19 regulations, the Flight Centre Travel Group addresses questions from travellers on how these will affect their holiday plans...

31 Dec 2020

Vaccines may soon make travel possible again. But how quickly will it return - and will it be forever changed?
Vaccines may soon make travel possible again. But how quickly will it return - and will it be forever changed?Article

The Covid-19 pandemic brought the global tourism industry to a screeching halt in 2020. With vaccines starting to be rolled out, there is hope international travel can resume soon...

Joseph M. Cheer, Colin Michael Hall, Jarkko Saarinen 29 Dec 2020

Muhammad Ali Albakri
#BizTrends2021: 5 government interventions urgently-needed to support air transport, tourism sectorArticle

The air transport industry was one of the hardest hit in 2020 with traffic and revenues falling off a cliff at the end of last March following the imposition of worldwide Covid-19 containment restrictions on travel...

Muhammad Ali Albakri 21 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Tourism & Travel
#BestofBiz 2020: Tourism & TravelArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2020

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How to re-enchant tourismArticle

After Covid-19 becomes a tragic chapter in the history of the tourism industry, leaders will have to find ways to rebuild the industry and to increase both the number of people travelling and regain profitability.

Dr Peter E. Tarlow 7 Dec 2020

#BizTrends2021: The impact of the media evolution on PR and communication
#BizTrends2021: The impact of the media evolution on PR and communicationArticle

Francois van Dyk, head of operations at brand intelligence research company Ornico, tells us what he thinks communicators need to keep in mind for the coming year...

Francois van Dyk 3 Dec 2020

Holiday rentals: Don't take on unnecessary risk for short-term gains
Holiday rentals: Don't take on unnecessary risk for short-term gainsArticle

The recent news that South Africa is now open to some international tourists is good news, but it will take time for the numbers to pick up - the impact of lockdowns around the world is hard to predict...

Jason Mellow 26 Nov 2020

Business travel in 2021 - is it possible to plan ahead?
Business travel in 2021 - is it possible to plan ahead?Article

'Challenging', 'uncertain', 'difficult', 'quiet', 'non-existent'; these are just some of the words used by travel procurement managers to describe the travel industry following the Covid-19 outbreak...

17 Nov 2020

The reinvention of travel in 2020
The reinvention of travel in 2020Article

Travelling the world has become more complex than ever before, the past few months have been nothing short of extraordinary. The pandemic has had a profound impact on the tourism sector and our shores are no different...

Buyi Mafoko 11 Nov 2020

8 ways business travel will change after the pandemic
8 ways business travel will change after the pandemicArticle

One of the main consequences of Covid has been change - and lots of it...

10 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

Digital Covid-19 health pass launched for travellers
Digital Covid-19 health pass launched for travellersArticle

The Commons Project Foundation and the World Economic Forum have launched international trials for CommonPass, a digital health pass for travellers to securely document their certified Covid-19 test status while keeping their health data private...

21 Oct 2020

Business travel 2020: Traveller friction, redefined
Business travel 2020: Traveller friction, redefinedArticle

As wonderful as corporate travel is, there is no getting away from the fact that it can cause plenty of traveller friction when not managed properly. This is especially true as we find ourselves in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic...

20 Oct 2020

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Government revises list of high-risk countriesArticle

The Department of Home Affairs has revised the list of high-risk countries based on a risk categorisation model...

20 Oct 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

How to make smart savings on your business travel
How to make smart savings on your business travelArticle

"Despite the light at the end of the tunnel, the majority of local businesses, especially smaller establishments, will be looking at different strategies for tightening the purse strings and being more mindful about budgets."

13 Oct 2020

Business travel into Africa takes off
Business travel into Africa takes offArticle

"After months of shutdown and remote working, the reopening of borders for business travel is a very welcome development for multinationals and large enterprises. They can now finally embark upon the road to recovery, resume on-site operations and reconnect with their offices around Africa."

8 Oct 2020

Update on partial re-opening of borders
Update on partial re-opening of bordersArticle

Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has convened an inclusive meeting involving senior immigration officials and ports of entry managers to address challenges arising from the implementation of regulations pertaining to travel into the country...

6 Oct 2020

Covid-19 Level 1 update on SA travel regulations
Covid-19 Level 1 update on SA travel regulationsArticle

The Minister of Home Affairs in South Africa has issued amendments to the previous travel concessions under Level 1 lockdown, and published the list of high risk countries from which travellers are prohibited, under most circumstances, from entering South Africa...

Ahlisha Yesmariam 6 Oct 2020

Your guide for travel to SA amid Covid-19
Your guide for travel to SA amid Covid-19Article

A polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test certificate not older than 72 hours and travel insurance are just some of the requirements for travellers to South Africa upon arrival on the country's shores.

5 Oct 2020

TBCSA calls for government consultation over inbound travel from high-risk countries
TBCSA calls for government consultation over inbound travel from high-risk countriesArticle

The Tourism Business Council of South Africa has welcomed the reopening of South Africa's international borders but has called for urgent consultation with government to understand the methodology used to define the list of high-risk countries from which leisure travellers are banned...

1 Oct 2020

Green recovery of air transport a priority for industry leaders
Green recovery of air transport a priority for industry leadersArticle

Despite the current crisis facing the global aviation industry, its commitment to pursuing sustainability remains strong, particularly as the sector starts to recover...

1 Oct 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

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Cape Town nominated for 5 Africa World Travel AwardsArticle

Votes are cast by both travel professionals and consumers, with the nominee gaining the most votes in a category named as the winner...

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

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

Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenship
Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenshipArticle

Smaller countries have been competing for tourists for years. New remote work visas suggest they are now competing for citizens...

Dave Cook 7 Sep 2020

South African interprovincial travel soars after restrictions are lifted
South African interprovincial travel soars after restrictions are liftedArticle

It's been a long haul for South Africa as we've struggled to flatten the curve and still keep going somehow. Now, with the recent lifting of many restrictions, people are heading out in their numbers to enjoy everything the country has to offer...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 3 Sep 2020

Adapting your offering from 'new' to normal
Adapting your offering from 'new' to normalArticle

The business of accommodation is changing radically as the travel industry begins to emerge from the global event that has reshaped our lives over the first half of 2020. The quicker establishments adapt to new expectations from travellers, the faster the sector will move from 'new' to normal, says Guy Stehlik of BON Hotels...

Guy Stehlik 25 Aug 2020

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Global business travel will not be killed off by coronavirus - new researchArticle

Global business travel has largely ground to a halt during the pandemic. Experts have been raising the alarm that this is the death of business travel as we know it...

Kieran Michael Conroy, Anthony McDonnell & Stefan Jooss 19 Aug 2020

#YourPrivateOffice is in our hotels
#YourPrivateOffice is in our hotelsArticle

City Lodge Hotel Group has launched a solution utilising the spacious work desks present in every Courtyard Hotel, City Lodge Hotel, Town Lodge and Road Lodge...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 13 Aug 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

Car rentals on the road again with superior safety precautions
Car rentals on the road again with superior safety precautionsArticle

Thanks to stringent lockdown measures, South African travel's been at an all-time low. Yet, as these sweeping regulations are eased, car rental agencies aren't taking any chances...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 6 Aug 2020

Compensation for catching Covid-19 at work: new COIDA directive
Compensation for catching Covid-19 at work: new COIDA directiveArticle

The Department of Employment and Labour has issued revised guidelines on how to submit claims to the Compensation Fund for Covid-19 contracted in the workplace...

Kate Collier, Shane Johnson, Mbali Nkosi, and Tsholofelo Mofokeng 6 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

Hats off (and masks on) to those on the frontline of local tourism
Hats off (and masks on) to those on the frontline of local tourismArticle

In an industry that serves almost 1,5 million of the economically active population in South Africa, and in an economy that was already ailing before the onset of Covid-19, the stakes couldn't be higher...

Ryan Enslin 27 Jul 2020

Treedom along the Garden Route ticks all the right travel trend boxes
Treedom along the Garden Route ticks all the right travel trend boxesArticle

Once the leisure travel industry starts to open up again, it is predicted that travellers will want to explore remote, secluded, eco-friendly and self-catering accommodation options in their own countries. One such retreat getaway is the recently-built eco-friendly Treedom Villas and Vardos in the beautiful Wilderness area along the popular Garden Route...

Ruth Cooper 15 Jul 2020

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Radisson Hotels welcomes back guests in South AfricaArticle

With the gradual ease of restrictions in South Africa, the countries Radisson Hotels are welcoming back guests and conference attendees in line with the South African government's directive...

14 Jul 2020

Duty of care during lockdown: 4 things every company should know
Duty of care during lockdown: 4 things every company should knowArticle

Are companies relieved of their duty to care for the well-being of their employees during this lockdown period? Angelique Montalto, regional sales director at SAP Concur, clarifies the situation...

13 Jul 2020

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What the travel trends of yesterday mean for the future of travelArticle

We are travelling more, and younger and younger generations are now setting out to see the world and there is an ever-increasing desire by travellers to venture further and further...

Guy Stehlik 13 Jul 2020

Fortune (500) telling - how America's top CEOs see the future after Covid-19
Fortune (500) telling - how America's top CEOs see the future after Covid-19Article

Even though we are starting to see light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, we still have a long way to go before life can return to a pre-Covid-19 type of normality, with many questioning if it will ever fully return. From a business point of view, we can draw insight from the CEOs of 2020's Fortune 500 list of companies...

Johan Botes, Tiisetso Rabolao and Kirsty Gibson 6 Jul 2020

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