Travelstart appoints Digitas Liquorice

Online travel agency, Travelstart, has appointed Digitas Liquorice as its digital partner. Digitas Liquorice managing director Carla Worth said that they look forward to helping Travelstart succeed through the Covid-19 pandemic through the creative use of technology. 8 Apr 2021

Koos de la Rey acquires Riviera on Vaal Resort

Koos de la Rey has acquired Riviera on Vaal Resort from Mac van der Merwe Property Trust. 3 Mar 2021

Dream Hotels & Resorts acquires Zimbali Lodge

Dream Hotels & Resorts (DHR) has added the Zimbali Lodge, located within the Zimbali Coastal Resort along the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, to its property portfolio. 30 Nov 2020

Sita partners with Board of Airline Representatives in Germany

Sita has become a new business partner of the Board of Airline Representatives in Germany (Barig). 1 Oct 2020

Fivestar PR appointed to launch new tourism digital portal

Fivestar PR has been appointed to launch Touch Down Travel Tech (TDTT) to the South African travel industry. 25 Aug 2020

Valor Hospitality Partners Africa signs management agreement with Fancourt

Valor Hospitality Partners Africa has signed a management agreement with Fancourt, taking over from outgoing CEO Georgie Davidson. 3 Aug 2020

Mantis adds Feline Fields to its collection

Mantis has added Feline Fields by Mantis to its collection of hotels, eco-escapes, waterways, and impact experiences. 28 Jul 2020

Providence Hospitality signs agreement to manage Trail's End Bike Hotel

Providence Hospitality has signed a management agreement for the Trial's End Bike Hotel in Grabouw. 31 Mar 2020

Jock Safari Lodge, Wilderness Foundation Africa enter partnership

Jock Safari Lodge and Wilderness Foundation Africa (WFA) have partnered to further conservation education and youth development within the broader community of the Kruger National Park. The lodge has made a life-long commitment to continuous investment in WFA projects, that will this year be launched with a R400,000 injection in two key intervention programmes to be rolled out as part of the Jock/WFA partnership. One of the programmes is the Siyazenzela leadership and employability skills training programme and the other one is the Imbewu Wilderness Trails programme. 11 Mar 2020

Tsogo Sun to add Arabella Hotel to its portfolio

Inside Travel reports that hospitality group Tsogo Sun Hotels is set to add a new hotel to its portfolio, the Arabella Hotel, Golf & Spa, effective 1 April 2020. 28 Feb 2020

Forbes Travel Guide appoints Manley Communications

Forbes Travel Guide has appointed Manley Communications to announce its annual Star Ratings to the South African media. 7 Feb 2020

Southern Sun signs management contract with Bantry Bay Resort

Southern Sun Timeshare has signed a management contract with Bantry Bay International Vacation Resort. 6 Feb 2020

SA Tourism appoints new marketing, communications agencies

South African Tourism (SA Tourism) has announced the appointment of marketing and communications agencies to assist it with building the brand both locally and internationally. 4 Feb 2020

Focus Online Travel takes on Creole Travel Services project

Focus Online Travel has been chosen to take on a website design and redevelopment project for Creole Travel Services. Conversion optimisation, integration with third-party booking systems and sophisticated e-commerce tracking will be key focus areas of the project. 7 Nov 2019

Focus Online wins Zambezi Queen Collection account

Focus Online has been selected to develop and implement Zambezi Queen Collection's internationally focussed digital marketing strategy. 16 Oct 2019

Etihad, Sixt announce a new partnership

According to inside travel, Etihad and mobility service provider Sixt have entered a partnership to provide airport transfers to passengers globally. 11 Sep 2019

Nomad Africa Magazine, International Tequila Festival 2019 enter media partnership

Nomad Africa Magazine has entered a media partnership with The International Tequila Festival 2019 that will take place in Cape Town from 1-3 November 2019. This is the magazine's fourth major partnership, including partnership agreements with WTM Africa (Gold Partner), World Travel Awards and MTN Bushfire Festival. The announcement was made last week by the publication's associate publisher Dieter Gottert. 6 Sep 2019

Siyanda Dlamini extends property portfolio with River Meadow Manor acquisition

Siyanda Dlamini has acquired the River Meadow Manor; a boutique hotel, conference and wedding venue. 16 Aug 2019

Focus Online Travel signs another European inbound marketing account

Cape Town-based marketing agency Focus Online Travel was selected to develop Milan-based tour planning agency Luxo Italia's digital marketing strategy and oversee its implementation. 1 Aug 2019

Premier Hotels & Resorts and Faircity Hotels join forces

Premier Hotels & Resorts has completed the transfer of the Faircity Hotel Group and its respective assets and management contracts. 26 Jul 2019

Machaba Safaris purchases Ngoma Safari Lodge

Machaba Safaris has acquired Ngoma Safari Lodge, effective 1 August. 24 Jul 2019

Red Carpet Creative adds 3 new accounts

Boutique PR, marketing and events agency Red Carpet Creative recently added three new clients to its slate. 1 Jul 2019

Marriott International adds third Protea Hotel to Uganda portfolio

Protea Hotel by Marriott Kampala Skyz has joined the portfolio of Marriott International; making it the fourth property and the third Protea Hotel in Uganda to join the brand's growing presence in the country. 25 Jun 2019

aha Hotels & Lodges to assist Echo Africa Safaris with marketing efforts

Aha Hotels & Lodges will assist the sales and marketing efforts of Echo Africa Safaris & Transfers. 20 Jun 2019

Travelstart on its way to completing Club Travel Group acquisition

Online travel agency Travelstart is on its way to acquiring the Club Travel Group. 10 Jun 2019

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines appoints The Platinum Club

The Platinum Club is the new PR agency of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. The PR firm will handle all PR and communications for KLM in South Africa. 30 May 2019

Ethiopian Airlines appoints new communications agency

Ethiopian Airlines has appointed Africa Communications Media Group as its communications agency. 30 May 2019

Thebe Tourism Group, Chiefs Mobile Tented Camps to offer unique experiences in Southern Africa

The Thebe Tourism Group and Chiefs Mobile Tented Camps have entered a partnership to offer unique experiences in Southern African destinations. 6 May 2019

Premier Hotels & Resorts gains 535 more rooms with Faircity acquisition

Premier Hotels & Resorts hospitality group has completed its acquisition of the Faircity Hotel Group. 12 Apr 2019

Bon Hotels adds Die Kliphuis to portfolio

Bon Hotels recently completed its acquisition of Die Kliphuis, a boutique hotel located in Standerton. 27 Mar 2019

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