Travel megatrends transforming Africa

Travel is an ever-shifting industry; how visitors adapt in their preferences is a challenge for any tourism and hospitality professional to identify and meet their requirements in order to stay relevant...

8 Nov 2018

SA, Kenya to introduce multiple entry visa

Plans are underway for South Africa and Kenya to introduce a 10-year multiple entry visa for businesspeople to ease movement between the two countries...

6 Nov 2018

WowZulu to boost community-based tourism

Community-based tourism has received a massive boost with the recent launch of WowZulu, an initiative that seeks to create inclusive tourist destinations that serve as a best-case South African model for the sector...

5 Nov 2018

Why conservation success stories in Tanzania need a closer look

By several accounts, 2018 has been a great year for community-based conservation in Tanzania...

By Jevgeniy Bluwstein, Jens Friis Lund & Peadar Breho 2 Nov 2018

NW calls for closer tourism ties with Botswana

North West MEC for Tourism Desbo Mohono has called on tourism bodies in Botswana and South Africa to form partnerships that will boost tourism between the two countries...

1 Nov 2018

4 trends shaping the dining experience

A new study by global market research company Euromonitor International highlights emerging restaurant concepts around the world...

30 Oct 2018

We.Stream and KLM partner to offer on-board Wi-Fi hotspot

We.Stream and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced a partnership, for the sale of We.Stream's mobile Wi-Fi hotspot on board of KLM flights...

30 Oct 2018

Infrastructure needs to expand past transport for sustainability

In keeping with UNWTO's priority of promoting sustainable tourism, it is no doubt that proper infrastructure is a key metric in measuring the environmental, social, and economic impacts at destinations...

By Josephine Wawira 26 Oct 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

Radisson signs RED Hotel in Abidjan

The Radisson RED Hotel Abidjan, which is scheduled for the Ivorian hospitality industry in 2021, is the Radisson Hotel Group's second Radisson RED signing in Africa...

23 Oct 2018

How low-cost airlines can unlock the value of loyalty programmes

Nic Vlok, acting CEO at Mango Airlines makes a case for keeping costs down while also rewarding loyalty...

By Nic Vlok 23 Oct 2018

Google Street View to heavily impact Kenya's tourism sector

Technology. A constant component that progressively weathers challenges of e-commerce evolution in every industry...

By Josephine Wawira 22 Oct 2018

Fuelling the fires of the tourism economy

Behind the scenes in tourism, an epic struggle is taking place...

By Enver Duminy 22 Oct 2018

How building eco-friendly hotels can help develop ROI

In this day and age, building 'green' should be the norm rather than the exception, however, misconceptions on green building 'tax' still seem to hinder the decision...

19 Oct 2018

First global gastronomy tourism startup competition launched

The gastronomic tourism sector is moving towards innovation and the diversification of its offerings. UNWTO, in collaboration Basque Culinary Center, has launched the first UNWTO Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition, an initiative dedicated to identifying new companies that will lead gastronomic tourism sector transformation...

19 Oct 2018

Uber doubles down on safety, launches Safety Toolkit for riders and drivers

Uber rolls out of new Safety Toolkit app across Europe, the Middle East and Africa...

18 Oct 2018

Africa Halal Week film, media programme is unveiled at 2018 CTIFMF

This week saw the unveiling of the Africa Halal Week Film and Media programme during Cape Town International Film Market and Festival. The programme is focused around how Cape Town and the Western Cape can better position itself as a Muslim-friendly film and media destination...

18 Oct 2018

Creating smart cities for innovative tourism experiences

The UNWTO Conference on City Breaks: Creating Innovative Tourism Experienceshas concluded, calling for cities to become smart tourism destinations, where tourism governance and the digital economy mesh together to offer travellers diverse and authentic experiences...

18 Oct 2018

Cape Town nominated as world's leading festival, events destination

The City of Cape Town, recognised as the Events Capital of Africa, has been nominated as World's Leading Festival and Events Destination at the 2018 World Travel Awards, set to take place at the Pátio da Galé, in Lisbon, Portugal, on 1 December 2018...

17 Oct 2018

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