Three new hotel trends being driven by the experience economy

For the hotel industry, guest experiences have always been important but consumers in the experience economy want more...

By Sharmila Ragunanan 11 Jul 2018

Aha Hotels & Lodges completes refurbishment of its Kopanong conference centre

The conference rooms offer flexibility by maximising venue space through opening the various partition doors, accommodating a maximum of 400 guests in cinema style seating, 270 delegates in school room seating and up to 260 guests in banquet style...

10 Jul 2018

Key insights into Kenya's hospitality industry

Jumia Travel, in its annual report delves into Kenya's travel, tourism, and hospitality ecosystem, looking at the sector's GDP contribution, as well as technology trends shaping the hospitality sector...

9 Jul 2018

Cape Town's hotel industry continues successful water-saving practices

Cape Town's dams have filled up to just over 48%, bringing much-needed relief to residents in the Cape. According to authorities in the province, however, water restrictions will continue to remain in force for the foreseeable future, in order to preserve the water available...

6 Jul 2018

Africa's hotel market proves resilient in latest PwC findings

The hotel industry's potential for business growth has been reflected in the increase in the number of foreign and domestic travellers visiting the continent, as well as in the number of hotel chains established...

5 Jul 2018

Natural Selection opens first safari camps in Namibia

Situated in the rugged and remote northwestern region, both camps opened in June 2018 and offer safari goers an in-depth experience far from the normal tourist track.

4 Jul 2018

Airbnb Experiences a new stream of revenue in Johannesburg

Airbnb's Experiences launch in Johannesburg offers the city and its people a chance to become part of the local economy...

4 Jul 2018

Tanzania tops Africa's global tourism destinations

Still ranking at number one in Africa, Tanzania remains the most preferred destination by foreign visitors during leisure travels on the continent, topping the bill in the latest ratings compiled by Safari Bookings...

By Marc Nkwame 27 Jun 2018

Voting now open for the 2018 World Travel Awards

Members of the public have until 19 August 2018 to cast their votes...

22 Jun 2018

A Sandton business hotel stay that won't leave you feeling blue

Where to stay in the Sandton area really depends on why you are there. While Sandton is an ever-changing landscape with buildings and road works falling and rising like a yo-yo, that it remains the money hub is a constant.

By Brian Berkman 21 Jun 2018

#NewCampaign: Knysna Tourism shares the unique #SpiritofKnysna

Knysna Tourism's #SpiritofKnysna campaign pays homage to Knysna's scenic beauty, people and unique spirit, demonstrating the destinations resilience to rise above the trauma of the past year...

20 Jun 2018

Cape Town, Western Cape sets new global standard for water-wise tourism

A variety of water-wise initiatives have provided confidence in the destination, including finding alternative water sources, such as the installation of desalination plants, providing potable water to major hotels in the city and gearing water-sensible lifestyles for local residents and businesses...

20 Jun 2018

Top insights into the business of outbound travel

Commissioned by the Association of Southern African Travel Agents, the Travel Market Index conducted by Grant Thornton reveals that most of the outbound travel-acquired through ASATA-member travel agencies was corporate travel, accounting for 56% of all travel turnover...

20 Jun 2018

Zaha Hadid Architects completes Morpheus Hotel in Macau

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has completed the Morpheus Hotel in Macau, China...

20 Jun 2018

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