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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

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

#BizTrends2021: Change is inevitable, growth is deliberate
#BizTrends2021: Change is inevitable, growth is deliberateArticle

The year 2020 will go down in history as one of the watershed moments in our collective history. The year the world was brought to an abrupt halt and life changed overnight, with no return to normal in sight...

Leigh Tayler 2 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

Support local and explore responsibly: Why neighbourhood travel is on the rise
Support local and explore responsibly: Why neighbourhood travel is on the riseArticle

While travel has its restrictions this year, it's still essential. It keeps us grounded, refreshes the soul and feeds the natural curiosity ingrained in our collective DNA...

Chelsey Hale 20 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

#BizTrends2021: How the aviation industry is taking off during the pandemic
#BizTrends2021: How the aviation industry is taking off during the pandemicArticle

Safety protocol, communication and collaboration across industries is key to economic recovery...

Anand Yedery 21 Dec 2020

Challenger Type - The Real and Human
Challenger Type - The Real and HumanArticle

Knowing that somebody cares about your experience, and is doing their utmost to make it better, can help make it a little more bearable. That's where we believe FlySafair (pronounced 'fly-saf-air') comes in...

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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

Can roots tourism build social justice? A case study of travellers to Ghana provides insights
Can roots tourism build social justice? A case study of travellers to Ghana provides insightsArticle

It is a good time to ask how the travel and tourism industry has contributed to racism and how that can change...

Alana Dillette 2 Dec 2020

SA Tourism's new campaign to inspire travellers to do summer differently
SA Tourism's new campaign to inspire travellers to do summer differentlyArticle

South Africa has an unbelievable diversity of things to do and places to explore in all its nine provinces and this week South African Tourism kicks off a campaign to showcase this wide variety of tourism attraction and experiences across the country....

27 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

Rethinking travel through regenerative tourism, tech advancement
Rethinking travel through regenerative tourism, tech advancementArticle

With world arrivals forecast to be down 50% by the end of 2020, the global travel supply chain is under immense pressure...

9 Nov 2020

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The ultimate social media marketing success listArticle

In a time where physical distancing plays such a significant role in our lives, it has never been more important to connect with our customers through social media...

Bianca Delport 21 Oct 2020

Entrepreneurs tackle Covid-19 language challenges and job creation
Entrepreneurs tackle Covid-19 language challenges and job creationArticle

Two young entrepreneurs are doing their part to help alleviate South Africa's most pressing challenges: managing the Covid-19 pandemic in the country and the knock it has taken on the economy...

21 Oct 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

How domestic travellers can support SA's tourism sector
How domestic travellers can support SA's tourism sectorArticle

Even those who were born and raised in South Africa can be pretty certain that there are a number of destinations yet to be explored...

Bianca Delport 21 Oct 2020

4 ways you can travel safely in 2020
4 ways you can travel safely in 2020Article

As the tourism industry gradually opens up, South Africans are keen to travel once again. But some might feel a little hesitant and uncertain about embarking upon their first trip - especially after having spent so much time at home during lockdown...

9 Oct 2020

Cape Town sees a rapid increase in domestic flight routes
Cape Town sees a rapid increase in domestic flight routesArticle

The World Economic Forum has reported that Covid-19 has potentially set the global tourism industry back by 20 years with 120-million jobs on the line...

29 Sep 2020

Five ways to make your holidays more sustainable
Five ways to make your holidays more sustainableArticle

Here's how to travel with purpose and be a more responsible tourist...

Brendan Paddison and Karla Boluk 18 Sep 2020

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CPT Tourism, CoCT host webinar exploring the 'next normal' for tourismArticle

Cape Town Town and the City of Cape Town recently hosted a webinar detailing where tourism as an industry has come from, the way forward and the plans that are in place to help visitors, industry players and residents of Cape Town through the "next normal" way of playing, living and working...

31 Aug 2020

Top 5 takeaways that survived lockdown in the Deep South
Top 5 takeaways that survived lockdown in the Deep SouthArticle

As recently cash-strapped restaurant patrons become the new norm, takeaways that are surviving lockdown need to have even more creative cuisine offerings to be noticed...

Shellee-Kim Gold 13 Aug 2020

Shifting the focus to the local tourist market
Shifting the focus to the local tourist marketArticle

Traditionally, the tourism industry has focused on attracting international guests and charging in foreign currency, but Covid-19 has changed all that....

12 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

Tintswalo goes digital with new guest app
Tintswalo goes digital with new guest appArticle

The app digitally manages the guest registration, check-in procedure and signing of indemnities...

5 Aug 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

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6 reasons why travel agents are not yet obsolete in 2020Article

Being a travel advisor has not been the most lucrative enterprise in 2020, but that doesn't mean the profession has become obsolete. On the contrary, it has never been more pertinent.

22 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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African Travel and Tourism Awards announce 2020 finalistsArticle

The awards recognise the best of national, regional and city tourist boards and recognise outstanding private sector companies and individuals in Africa.

6 Apr 2020

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OR Tambo implements BagPortr's off-site 'bag drop' service for outbound travellersArticle

BagPortr will collect the passenger's bag from their home, hotel or any preferred point of collection within the terms of the service, before delivering it to OR Tambo International for loading on to the traveller's flight...

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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4 innovations to disrupt SA tourism in 2020Article

Will 2020 herald in the decade of flying cars, AI concierges and holograph meetings with clients and colleagues across the world?

27 Jan 2020

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Personalising the unique traveller experience through AIArticle

The greater the pool of data, the more potential it has for valuable business insights, particularly in industries like travel where the spotlight is increasingly shining on personalisation...

Adrian Roodt 23 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

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Lufthansa selects Google Cloud as strategic partnerArticle

"By combining Google Cloud's technology with Lufthansa Group's operational expertise, we are driving the digitisation of our operation even further."

20 Jan 2020

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#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

#BizTrends2020: Managing human-digital relationships in the hospitality education sector
#BizTrends2020: Managing human-digital relationships in the hospitality education sectorArticle

Trends disrupting and evolving industry dynamics create opportunities for new players on the market, new business models, and new kinds of travel experiences...

Vera Schneider 8 Jan 2020

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#BizTrends2020: The future of the travel agent professionArticle

Digital has changed the face of travel, both making it easier for consumers to plan their own travel experiences and lowering the barriers of entry to the hospitality industry through apps such as Airbnb and Uber. The travel agent, the traditional middleman, has therefore been squeezed from both sides...

Olivier Hannaert 6 Jan 2020

4 tips to planning your 2020 holiday
4 tips to planning your 2020 holidayArticle

The new year is a great time to start thinking ahead about the next holiday period. Plan early and you're bound to benefit in a variety of ways...

Brett Hendricks 2 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Airports of the future - 10 predictions for the next decade
#BizTrends2020: Airports of the future - 10 predictions for the next decadeArticle

The airport experience has morphed dramatically in the past 10 years with the introduction of biometric security, mobile check-in, and baggage tracking. And there is much more to come...

Benoit Verbaere 19 Dec 2019

#BizTrends2020: All about authenticity - 3 major trends influencing the travel industry
#BizTrends2020: All about authenticity - 3 major trends influencing the travel industryArticle

As tourism continues to rise (2018 saw a global increase of 6% in 2017) consumers are not shy to make their preferences known on how they want to travel and, afterwards, what they thought of the experience...

Jared Ruttenberg 12 Dec 2019

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British Airways trials 3D printing to improve punctuality, reduce emissionsArticle

British Airways' tech experts say the possibilities for 3D printing in aviation are limitless and share predictions of how 3D printers could transform the industry...

10 Dec 2019

New research: Travel spend in Africa could increase by 27% in 2020
New research: Travel spend in Africa could increase by 27% in 2020Article

Research conducted by the Sabre Corporation has revealed that spend among African travellers could increase by 27% over the next year if they were able to move more freely within the continent, and if travel pain-points were addressed...

25 Nov 2019

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SA-csi ranking reveals low-cost, local airlines lead customer satisfactionArticle

FlySafair leads the 2018 South African Customer Satisfaction Index ranking, with 78 points out of 100, followed by British Airways (Comair) which scored 75.7 and Kulula Airlines reached 74.4 - all-in leader positions...

14 Nov 2019

Safarilink, Kenya Airways announce one-way codeshare agreement.
Safarilink, Kenya Airways announce one-way codeshare agreement.Article

The codeshare agreement enables Kenya Airways' international passengers to combine their travel experience between respective international destinations, and 18 destinations that Safarilink operates within Kenya and to Tanzania...

6 Nov 2019

Why South Africans desire clarity and flexibility when booking travel
Why South Africans desire clarity and flexibility when booking travelArticle

"Travelers in South Africa are very closely aligned with global trends when it comes to booking preferences. Travellers want an experience from travel providers and travel agents that is as simple and engaging as the best retailers."

4 Nov 2019

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