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SA to re-emerge in strong position post-Covid

Countries like South Africa, Kenya and Egypt may re-emerge in a strong position post Covid-19...

14 Oct 2021

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What to expect when travelling to these top business destinations in Africa, Middle East

To help customers determine if they're ready to resume business travel into the continent during the pandemic, FCM gathered reports from its various country managers on what travellers can expect on the ground...

4 Oct 2021

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SAA, Kenya Airways partner with plans to create pan-African airline group

South African Airways (SAA) is signing a memorandum of cooperation with Kenya Airways with a long-term goal of creating a pan-African airline group...

29 Sep 2021

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United Airlines inks codeshare agreement with Airlink, expanding into Africa

The commercial agreement will offer one-stop connections from the US to more than 40 destinations in southern Africa...

29 Sep 2021

Align your brand with cutting edge trends
Align your brand with cutting edge trends

Now in its 17th year, Bizcommunity's BizTrends is a highlight of the business calendar, a go-to source for South African, Pan-African and global business trends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2021

Travel and tourism can play a key role in resuscitating economies
Travel and tourism can play a key role in resuscitating economies

According to Chiravadee Khunsub, director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, reviving the global tourism industry should be top of mind for people everywhere...

6 Sep 2021

Open doors: Sub-Saharan Africa embraces restaurants again after the pandemic's clutches
Open doors: Sub-Saharan Africa embraces restaurants again after the pandemic's clutches

Globally, lockdowns limiting people's movements, coupled with a genuine fear of contracting Covid-19, have delivered a brutal blow to the hospitality industry...

Issued by Borderless Access 3 Sep 2021

#Fasa21: KFC's Akhona Qengqe on business survival and innovating for the future
#Fasa21: KFC's Akhona Qengqe on business survival and innovating for the future

KFC Africa's chief people officer Akhona Qengqe explains how the fast-food giant has been impacted by Covid-19, and how it's equipping itself for the future...

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Travel and tourism revenues to reach only $385bn in 2021
Travel and tourism revenues to reach only $385bn in 2021

The Covid-19 triggered the biggest market contraction in history, as countries across the globe imposed lockdown rules to curb the spread of the virus, leading to thousands of cancelled vacations, and closed hotels...

18 Aug 2021

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Radisson Hotels offset 100% CO2 emissions globally

Since the launch of its 100% Carbon Neutral Meetings programme in 2019, the group has offset over 30,300 tonnes of CO2...

6 Aug 2021

Anneke Pienaar named City Lodge Hotel Maputo GM
Anneke Pienaar named City Lodge Hotel Maputo GM

City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) has appointed Anneke Pienaar as the general manager of City Lodge Hotel Maputo in Mozambique...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 29 Jul 2021

Survey: Passengers confident in air travel safety, continue to support mask-wearing
Survey: Passengers confident in air travel safety, continue to support mask-wearing

The International Air Transport Association's latest passenger survey has found that most travellers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing in the near term. However, a majority have been found to be frustrated with the...

22 Jul 2021

Space tourism: Rockets emit 100 times more CO2 per passenger than flights - imagine a whole industry
Space tourism: Rockets emit 100 times more CO2 per passenger than flights - imagine a whole industry

The commercial race to get tourists to space is heating up between Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson and former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos...

By Eloise Marais 20 Jul 2021

August #WomensMonth made possible by the Intercare Group
August #WomensMonth made possible by the Intercare Group

Inviting your nominations of inspiring women to be featured in our exclusive August Women's Month interview series...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Jul 2021

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Global study investigates the state and impact of trust in travel, travel retailing

The travel industry can boost recovery by addressing four trust gaps in areas including price transparency and Covid-19 health and safety...

25 Jun 2021

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Airlink expands intra-Africa network, launches new Johannesburg-Entebbe service

Flights on the route will operate four times a week, connecting with Airlink's domestic and regional network to and from various Southern African destinations...

9 Jun 2021

WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards launches regional Africa awards
WTM World Responsible Tourism Awards launches regional Africa awards

"We are looking forward to seeing African tourism products and experience claim their well-deserved spot on the global responsible tourism stage and the role we can play in highlighting the ways in which our continent is building back better for the...

7 Jun 2021

AAVEA to boost global, local attractions industry with second virtual conference
AAVEA to boost global, local attractions industry with second virtual conference

This year's virtual conference will feature a theme focused on Unfolding future: Insights that will inform our approaches for tomorrow...

7 Jun 2021

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Air travel and Covid-19: Long term view for post-Covid passenger travel demand

The International Air Transport Association and Tourism Economics have released a long-term view for post-Covid-19 passenger demand recovery which demonstrates that people remain eager to travel in the short and long-term...

28 May 2021

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Emirates voted 'Best Airline Worldwide' for the 8th consecutive year

Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2021 has voted Emirates the 'Best Airline Worldwide' for the eighth consecutive year. The airline also took home accolades for 'Airline with the Best First Class', and 'Airline with Best Economy Class'...

27 May 2021

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Increased air travel digitalisation needed for sector restart, IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has warned of potential airport chaos unless governments move quickly to adopt digital processes to manage travel health credentials (Covid-19 testing and vaccine certificates) and other Covid-19...

27 May 2021

Quarantine hotels: A history of controversy and occasional comfort
Quarantine hotels: A history of controversy and occasional comfort

Exploring the history of quarantine hotels reveals ambivalences and inequities that continue to fuel debates over their effectiveness in the era of Covid-19...

By Kevin James 17 May 2021

Should we vaccinate all returned travellers in hotel quarantine? It's no magic fix but it could reduce risks
Should we vaccinate all returned travellers in hotel quarantine? It's no magic fix but it could reduce risks

You only have to prevent one case, which could have otherwise led to community spread and lockdown, for such a scheme to pay for itself many times over...

13 May 2021

WTTC launches initiative to support women in travel and tourism
WTTC launches initiative to support women in travel and tourism

Leaders from the private and public sectors and academia join forces at Global Summit to promote diversity and inclusivity to boost women's equality...

11 May 2021

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RIP to former Spur chief Pierre Van Tonder

Pierre Van Tonder, Spur Corporation's former CEO, died in a Cape Town hospital at the age of 62 on Sunday evening...

10 May 2021

IATA welcomes G20 Push to restart tourism
IATA welcomes G20 Push to restart tourism

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism...

7 May 2021

Dubai to host first in-person global travel, tourism event since the onset of Covid
Dubai to host first in-person global travel, tourism event since the onset of Covid

"The theme of this year's show is A new dawn for travel and tourism and the spotlight will be focused on the very latest Covid news from around the world - vaccine rollouts, the current state of the industry and more importantly, what the future...

6 May 2021

Oceania Cruises to restart operations in August
Oceania Cruises to restart operations in August

Oceania Cruises has announced that it will resume cruise operations with the 1,250-guest Marina in August, beginning with sailings to Scandinavia and Western Europe...

29 Apr 2021

Global tourism will only recover if countries work together
Global tourism will only recover if countries work together

The global travel industry will only return to a new norm when the whole world is ready to travel under a unified system...

26 Apr 2021



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