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5 things you always wanted to know about your company's travel spend

Is your company still relying on Excel worksheets or - dare we say it - using pen and paper to calculate travel expenses? If so, you're not alone...

By Oz Desai 3 days ago

Chubb launches Travel Smart app for business travellers
Chubb launches Travel Smart app for business travellers

The app provides business travellers with pre-travel eLearning, direct access to medical and security assistance and live location-based alerts to help avoid trouble and stay safe...

3 days ago

How to take travel envy-inducing photographs
How to take travel envy-inducing photographs

When it comes to capturing your dream trip in a series of great photos, you want to be prepared. So, here's a compilation of a few top tips from travel-enthusiast, freelance writer and blogger, Natalie Roos...

By Natalie Roos, Issued by Ninety9cents 16 May 2019

Travel trends: Why family travel is once again on the rise
Travel trends: Why family travel is once again on the rise

It's become clear that understanding what families expect from their holidays are starting to turn the travel industry on its head, particularly as multigenerational travel emerges as this year's top vacation trend...

14 May 2019

6 things to do in White River, Mpumalanga
6 things to do in White River, Mpumalanga

While a trip to White River in Mpumalanga will always include a stop at the Kruger National Park, spotting the Big Five is not all the town has to offer...

10 May 2019

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Travelport extends digital partnership with BCD Travel

The new agreement will see Travelport Digital continue to collaborate on BCD Travel's digital traveller engagement solution, TripSource...

7 May 2019

Understanding timeshare: Getting to grips with timeshare products
Understanding timeshare: Getting to grips with timeshare products

Timeshare products are inherently complex and bewildering to the average consumer, but getting to grips with the various products helps avoid pitfalls when buying timeshare and ensures that you reap all the benefits of this vacation lifestyle...

Issued by Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa 7 May 2019

Independent Timeshare Complaints Service to aid consumers
Independent Timeshare Complaints Service to aid consumers

The Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa (VOASA) has encouraged consumers to take advantage of the Independent Timeshare Complaints Service (ITCS) when dealing with disputes involving its members...

Issued by Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa 6 May 2019

#Indaba2019: Indaba unveils giant mural
#Indaba2019: Indaba unveils giant mural

The giant mural, which was unveiled by the South African Minister of Tourism, Derek Hanekom, was created by four artists and represents Durban as well as broader South African society.

By Danette Breitenbach 6 May 2019

#Indaba2019: Tourism key to Africa's growth
#Indaba2019: Tourism key to Africa's growth

In 2018, 67 million international tourists visited Africa, a growth of 7% - more than the global average of 6% - and 8.5% of Africa's GDP, supporting 24 million jobs, and/ or 6.7% of all jobs on the continent...

By Danette Breitenbach 6 May 2019

#ATMDubai: Machine learning, artificial intelligence will revolutionise the way you do business
#ATMDubai: Machine learning, artificial intelligence will revolutionise the way you do business

Technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have the potential to transform the hospitality and travel sectors...

2 May 2019

Getaway names Victoria Falls one of Africa's best holiday destinations
Getaway names Victoria Falls one of Africa's best holiday destinations

South Africa travel magazine, Getaway has named Victoria Falls, Great Zimbabwe and Mana Pools National Park among Africa's 30 Best Holidays in its April 2019 edition. Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, took first place in Getaway's Best Natural Wonders category, while Great Zimbabwe took second place...

2 May 2019

British Airways streamlines its biometric technology for international flights
British Airways streamlines its biometric technology for international flights

More than 250,000 British Airways customers have experienced a glimpse of the journey of the future by using their face as their identity to board a flight from the US in the last 18 months...

30 Apr 2019

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Travelstart launches new media hub supporting tourism, travel business

Travelstart has launched a media division open to travel and tourism companies worldwide. Called 'Media Hub', the new division will support tourism agencies, airlines, cruise companies and related organisations...

30 Apr 2019

New study reveals top trends in online payments in MENA
New study reveals top trends in online payments in MENA

In the fourth quarter of 2018, the approval rate rose by 5.1% bringing MENA's rate just 3% behind the rest of the world. Due to the high transaction value in the travel industry, card approval rates have seen a slower growth rate than other industries...

By Fundisiwe Maseko 25 Apr 2019

Weekend away in and around Cape Town - Car from the airport
Weekend away in and around Cape Town - Car from the airport

You're ready for a weekend away and you know Cape Town pulls out all the stops. You're spoilt for choice, so why not hire a car and do it all in your own time?...

Issued by MLT Car Hire and Tours 23 Apr 2019

#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on how best to harness influencer marketing in travel
#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on how best to harness influencer marketing in travel

For influencer marketing to continue to grow and perform, it needs to return to its roots of honesty and authenticity says iambassador founder and CEO Keith Jenkins...

By Ruth Cooper 23 Apr 2019

Travellers called to comply with SA's import regulations
Travellers called to comply with SA's import regulations

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has called all international travellers, who will be visiting or returning to South Africa during the Easter holidays, to comply with the country's import requirements for agricultural and related regulated products...

18 Apr 2019

Indaba 2019 teams up with local street artists in Durban
Indaba 2019 teams up with local street artists in Durban

South African Tourism has partnered with three acclaimed Durban artists to paint a 22-metre wall mural inside the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre that will be unveiled during Africa's Travel Indaba taking place from 2-4 May 2019...

17 Apr 2019

#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on what travel influencers are getting right and wrong
#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on what travel influencers are getting right and wrong

According to iambassador founder and CEO Keith Jenkins, marketing influencers in the travel industry are either executing their content mind-blowingly well or mind-bogglingly bad...

By Maroefah Smith 15 Apr 2019

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4 common mistakes companies make when booking travel

Flight Centre Business Travel Brand Leader, Andrew Grunewald shares four of the most common mistakes SMEs make when booking travel...

By Andrew Grunewald 9 Apr 2019

The golf addiction - A course in business travel
The golf addiction - A course in business travel

Business is stressful, and stress is not something you want to flirt with. In a health-conscious world, more and more people are looking for a work-play balance that helps to ease the strain and provide food for the soul at the same time...

By Avukile Mabombo 8 Apr 2019

Why the timeshare option 'makes perfect sense'
Why the timeshare option 'makes perfect sense'

The timeshare industry, which is one of the earliest and largest examples of collaborative consumption, is a true backbone of the economy, according to the Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa (VOASA)...

Issued by Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa 5 Apr 2019

Know your visa costs to these popular destinations in 2019
Know your visa costs to these popular destinations in 2019

While popular domestic airlines continue to offer affordable domestic flights across South Africa, if you plan to travel internationally on a South African passport anytime this year you'll need to include your visa costs in your budget...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 3 Apr 2019

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Errant foreign exchange traders sanctioned

The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) has imposed administrative sanctions on three authorised dealers in foreign exchange with limited authority (ADLAs)...

3 Apr 2019

2019 Henley Passport Index: Top global passports revealed, SA improves ranking
2019 Henley Passport Index: Top global passports revealed, SA improves ranking

South Africa has ranked 51st on the 2019 Henley Passport Index, occupying third place in sub-Saharan Africa...

29 Mar 2019

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Travel and accommodation trends to watch in 2019

Garnet Basson, Chief Operating Officer of The Capital Hotels and Apartments identifies several trends in hotels and accommodation that are likely to impact the industry during in 2019...

28 Mar 2019

Travelling children of today is the future of tourism
Travelling children of today is the future of tourism

Investing in travelling children of today is shaping the future of tourism...

By Phindile Makwakwa 27 Mar 2019

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New travel show for Vox Africa

Vox Africa has launched a new travel show hosted by UK comedian Eddie Kadi...

26 Mar 2019

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