Results for business travel

News

Image source:
Accor set to expand Ethiopia footprint with new Ibis Styles hotelArticle

Accor Hotels, in partnership with Yuluch Elyano Trading plc, is expanding its presence in Ethiopia with the opening of a new property under its design-led economy brand, Ibis Styles...

13 Feb 2020

Image source:
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

Image source:
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

Could sleeper trains replace international air travel?
Could sleeper trains replace international air travel?Article

Since 2019, night train networks have seen a remarkable revival across Europe...

23 Jan 2020

Image source:
#BizTrends2020: Trends that will shape travel experiences in 2020Article

Several trends highlight that customers are moving towards self-service options, with 61% of travellers in South Africa surveyed preferring to hear about travel disruption via digital communications...

Adrian Roodt 16 Jan 2020

Johannesburg makes it onto the Euromonitor International Top 100 City Destinations list for 2019
Johannesburg makes it onto the Euromonitor International Top 100 City Destinations list for 2019Article

Johannesburg has retained its place on the esteemed Euromonitor International Top 100 City Destinations List for 2019, and is the only sub-Saharan city that has managed to secure a spot...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 15 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

Image source:
AfDB lends $272m for construction of Tanzania's Msalato International AirportArticle

A $272.12m loan has been approved from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to Tanzania for the construction of the new Msalato International Airport in the capital Dodoma...

20 Dec 2019

Image source:
SA airports reduce long term parking tariffs for holiday seasonArticle

For the 2019/2020 holiday peak season, O. R. Tambo International Airport, Cape Town International Airport, King Shaka International Airport and Port Elizabeth International Airport have reduced their parking tariffs for travellers...

17 Dec 2019

Home* is where the dog is
Home* is where the dog isArticle

In an industry that is always looking to find better, smarter, exceptional ways to satisfy the ever-changing needs of guests, hotels are thinking beyond just the guest, hotel tech and food trends, giving thought to man's best friend...

Issued by Adverb 6 Dec 2019

Image source:
4 business travel trends to look out for in 2020Article

The new year ushers in a new decade, and in the world of business travel it brings new advances and trends for those embarking on business trips...

6 Dec 2019

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

Image source:
#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

Andrew Grunewald
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

Unpacking the key elements of hotel design
Unpacking the key elements of hotel designArticle

Good design is actually a combination of a multitude of disciplines constructed together to subconsciously create a flood of emotion that speaks to all five of our different senses simultaneously...

29 Nov 2019

ONOMO Hotels - worth the stay
ONOMO Hotels - worth the stayArticle

From the moment you step into the lobby at any of the three The Signature Lux Hotel by ONOMO in Cape Town, you'll want to whip out your phone and start going crazy with the camera...

Evan-Lee Courie 25 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

#IBTM2019: Reinventing SA's MICE industry
#IBTM2019: Reinventing SA's MICE industryArticle

The South African National Convention Bureau yesterday hosted a panel session highlighting why South Africa is the best place to meet, thrive and inspire business growth...

20 Nov 2019

Tanzania, a leader in Africa's business tourism events
Tanzania, a leader in Africa's business tourism eventsArticle

Tanzania's growth within the business tourism sector has been driven by growing international recognition of a tourism industry second to none in terms of diversity and quality of experiences...

20 Nov 2019

Restaurants gear up for growth with positive online reviews
Restaurants gear up for growth with positive online reviewsArticle

Positive online restaurant reviews and recommendations from customers can be highlighted with Premium listings on TripAdvisor to improve visibility and reputation...

Issued by Social Places 30 Oct 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

6 Tips to maximise your productivity on a business trip
6 Tips to maximise your productivity on a business tripArticle

If you travel regularly for business, you'll know how much time can be spent simply getting to and from your destination...

24 Oct 2019

Image source:
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

Guesthouse or hotel: What is the best choice for your next business travels?
Guesthouse or hotel: What is the best choice for your next business travels?Article

Have you ever stood on tiptoes in the corner of your hotel room desperately trying to catch a signal to download your mails?..

Issued by FIGHT CENTRE BUSINESS TRAVEL 7 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

#StartupStory: Find unique spaces online with GetVen
#StartupStory: Find unique spaces online with GetVenArticle

GetVen is a South African online marketplace to find and book space for meetings, events and production, and has announced its arrival...

Evan-Lee Courie 16 Sep 2019

Image supplied.
The newly-opened Labotessa Hotel is a stylish spaceArticle

Shellee-Kim Gold reviews the recently-opened Labotessa Hotel in the Cape Town CBD...

Shellee-Kim Gold 16 Sep 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

4 reasons why business travel will boost your growing business
4 reasons why business travel will boost your growing businessArticle

Why would you travel for business if you can effortlessly connect with clients across the world via Skype, Slack or Zoom for free?..

Issued by Fight Centre Business Travel 9 Sep 2019

7 business travel hacks for female road warriors
7 business travel hacks for female road warriorsArticle

In light of Women's Month this August, Nicole Adonis, FCM Travel Solutions' general manager, shares her business travel hacks, from balancing family and business travel to bleisure and packing tips...

27 Aug 2019

Image source:
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

Image source:
Sustainable and responsible tourism practice is the travel industry's responsibilityArticle

Olivier Hannaert, the MD of Club Med Southern Africa explores the impact of travel on the planet and the environment, and what travel brands can do to ensure their destinations are environmentally sustainable...

Olivier Hannaert 1 Aug 2019

Explore Rwanda with Kaya Business Travel
Explore Rwanda with Kaya Business TravelArticle

Kaya Business Travel and MaZo Connect are inviting all SMEs, entrepreneurs, executives and government leaders to join them as they head to Kigali, Rwanda to attend the Golden Business Forum - an opportunity to network, find opportunities and to explore intra-Africa trade...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 1 Aug 2019

Image Supplied.
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

Personalisation, and enhancing the hotel guest experience
Personalisation, and enhancing the hotel guest experienceArticle

"Personalisation extends beyond unconventional accommodation by individualising communication with travellers, understanding both who they are and why they travel."

26 Jul 2019

sjr4x4 via
British Airways increases domestic flight frequenciesArticle

British Airways will operate 34 additional flights a week on routes serviced from Johannesburg...

25 Jul 2019

Image source:
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

Mango now offering cheap flights between Lanseria and Port Elizabeth
Mango now offering cheap flights between Lanseria and Port ElizabethArticle

Mango Airlines has announced that it will be introducing two flights per day between Port Elizabeth Airport in Nelson Mandela Bay and Lanseria International Airport in Johannesburg from 11 July...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 5 Jul 2019

WTM Africa growth bodes well for 2020's travel, tourism trade markets
WTM Africa growth bodes well for 2020's travel, tourism trade marketsArticle

WTM Africa 2019 drew 15% more visitors and attracted travel trade professionals from Mauritius, Ukraine, Belarus, Benin and San Marino for the first time, with the overall number of countries represented up by 42%...

2 Jul 2019

New Newark/New York, CPT route to stimulate economic growth and job creation
New Newark/New York, CPT route to stimulate economic growth and job creationArticle

This non-stop flight between North America will commence on 15 December 2019, serviced by United Airlines on a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner...

2 Jul 2019

The SA tourism market: Taking stock of the landscape
The SA tourism market: Taking stock of the landscapeArticle

As the tourism industry rallies together, motivated by the president's call to double visitor numbers to around 21 million by 2030, it is worth taking stock of where the industry is at the moment, and the most attractive opportunities for reaching that ambitious figure...

Christelle Grohmann and Lee-Anne Bac 27 Jun 2019

Image Supplied.
3 global data challenges corporates face, and how to overcome themArticle

FCM general manager Nicole Adonis identifies three of the biggest global data challenges that impact a company travel programme with tips to overcome them...

25 Jun 2019

Image Supplied.
Air Seychelles expands codeshare partnership with SAAArticle

"This enhanced codeshare agreement will strengthen our partnership with Air Seychelles and enable seamless travel options and experience for our mutual customers."

11 Jun 2019

SAA launches new Joburg to Guangzhou route
SAA launches new Joburg to Guangzhou routeArticle

South African Airways announced that it will be introducing direct flights from Johannesburg to Guangzhou, South China this year, from 19 September...

Issued by SA Airlines 5 Jun 2019

Research reveals SA business travellers seek digital solutions, hybrid support
Research reveals SA business travellers seek digital solutions, hybrid supportArticle

Fifty-percent of business travellers in South Africa finds it 'very painful' when they are unable to access their booking information on all of their devices...

4 Jun 2019

World Travel Awards Africa, Indian Ocean 2019 winners revealed
World Travel Awards Africa, Indian Ocean 2019 winners revealedArticle

The Africa and Indian Ocean winners have been announced for the 2019 World Travel Awards...

3 Jun 2019

Next >
System.Web.UI.Html32TextWriter