Subscribe to industry newsletters

Covid-19

Covid-19

Covid-19

Covid-19

Covid-19

World Culinary Awards: All the Africa and global winners
World Culinary Awards: All the Africa and global winners

The winners of the World Culinary Awards 2021 have been announced, with La Colombe scooping the title of Africa's Best Restaurant...

2 days ago

Travel bans aren't the answer to stopping new Covid variant Omicron
Travel bans aren't the answer to stopping new Covid variant Omicron

Given the Omicron variant has already spread beyond southern Africa, a ban on travellers from those countries will slow the spread and buy crucial time, but won't stop this strain in its tracks...

By Anthony Zwi 30 Nov 2021

Source: Reuters/Sumaya Hisham
Omicron explained: Why scientists are worried

Explainer-What we know about the new Covid-19 variant detected in South Africa...

By Alistair Smout, Alexander Winning, Tim Cocks, Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo, Stephanie Nebehay 28 Nov 2021

Source:
Dutch in arms: Omicron detected on SA flight

Dutch: Some of the 61 Covid-19 cases from South African flights are new variant...

28 Nov 2021

Source:
UK's 'knee-jerk' Red List temporary ban throws South African travellers into a muddle

The UK's decision to implement a flight ban that was announced before the World Health Organization convened on Friday, has South African travellers on tenterhooks...

By Victoria O'Regan 26 Nov 2021

Where are young people looking to travel in 2022?
Where are young people looking to travel in 2022?

Contiki shares key trends and insights that are shaping 2022 travel for 18-35-year-olds and how young people's travel objectives have changed two years into the pandemic...

22 Nov 2021

Where your backstory is a front page story
Where your backstory is a front page story

We've seen your agency, your client brands, your production companies, on the awards tables, but we're curious to know more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 10 Nov 2021

How creative industries could boost the economies of small islands crippled by Covid
How creative industries could boost the economies of small islands crippled by Covid

Idyllic destinations have been seen a calamitous drop in income since the pandemic...

By Peter Rudge 9 Nov 2021

Source: Xavier Coiffic via
Mauritius features third in Lonely Planet's annual best in travel list

Mauritius has been named in Lonely Planet's top three countries to visit in 2022...

8 Nov 2021

Radisson Hotels to double West and Central Africa footprint
Radisson Hotels to double West and Central Africa footprint

The group is on track to cement its leadership and double its portfolio to 50 hotels by 2025...

25 Oct 2021

What Covid-19 travel bans have done to conservation tourism in Africa
What Covid-19 travel bans have done to conservation tourism in Africa

Africa's public and private protected areas took a massive blow from the collapse in tourism because of the pandemic. Tourism is a key source of funding for managing protected areas...

By Alexander Richard Braczkowski and Duan Biggs 20 Oct 2021

Source: ©HONGQI ZHANG
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

SA's Wolfgat named Best Restaurant in Africa, top 50 in the world
SA's Wolfgat named Best Restaurant in Africa, top 50 in the world

Paternoster eatery Wolfgat, headed by chef Kobus van der Merwe, has secured a spot on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list for 2021...

8 Oct 2021

Uber celebrates Transport month, one city at a time
Uber celebrates Transport month, one city at a time

When Uber arrived in Africa eight-years ago, no-one could have predicted how the e-hailing service would transform urban mobility...

By Frans Hiemstra, Issued by Uber 7 Oct 2021

Seychelles appoints airline administrators amidst debt row
Seychelles appoints airline administrators amidst debt row

The national airline of the Indian Ocean archipelago, Air Seychelles, established in 1978, has been battling debts of around $70m owed to bondholders and secured while the carrier was in partnership with Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways...

By Elias Biryabarema 6 Oct 2021

Source: Supplied
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

Source: ©manganganath -
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

Source: Supplied
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

Source:
FlySafair launches flight service to Mauritius this December

The new route launches on 11 December 2021, and the twice-weekly service will operate out of OR Tambo International Airport every Tuesday and Saturday...

28 Sep 2021

Nairobi hotel secures runner-up spot in global travellers award
Nairobi hotel secures runner-up spot in global travellers award

The Social House, Nairobi, has been awarded one of two runner-up spots in the 'Best Urban Hotel' category of National Geographic Travellers' annual hotel awards...

23 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

Source: Supplied
Air France launches new route to Maputo, Mozambique

Air France has confirmed that flights to Maputo, Mozambique will commence from 2 December 2021...

20 Sep 2021

Mauritius lifts travel ban for South Africa
Mauritius lifts travel ban for South Africa

South Africans can now travel to Mauritius on authorised commercial flights without first having to spend 15 days outside of the country...

13 Sep 2021

Seychelles removes SA from list of 'restricted countries'
Seychelles removes SA from list of 'restricted countries'

Visitors from South Africa will once again be able to board flights to the paradise islands of the Seychelles...

13 Sep 2021

Zanzibar Domino Commercial Tower to become Africa's second tallest tower
Zanzibar Domino Commercial Tower to become Africa's second tallest tower

Images have been revealed for the Zanzibar Domino Commercial Tower that will reportedly become the second tallest tower in Africa...

8 Sep 2021

NGOs seek to halt proposed mining activities in Zambia's Lower Zambezi National Park

A coalition of NGOs is calling on Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema to halt the proposed copper mine in Zambia's Lower Zambezi National Park...

6 Sep 2021

You plan your event, we'll promote it to the right business audience!
You plan your event, we'll promote it to the right business audience!

For event planners and business event organisers, the recent proliferation of online events and webinars has created access to potentially broader geographic and demographic audiences than ever before, while increasing the need for events to be...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 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



Show more
Let's do Biz