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Henley Passport Index: African countries introduce reciprocal measures to improve SA passport strength

Ethiopia, in particular, is easing entry requirements for foreign investors and privatising a number of key state-owned enterprises after years of a strong nationalist agenda...

18 hours ago

Cape Town named number one city in Africa, Middle East

In Travel + Leisure's 2018 reader's poll, Cape Town has been named number one favoured city in Africa and the Middle East for the 17th year...

22 hours ago

Last chance to vote for your favourite Sanlam Top Destination

The final countdown for the fourth annual Sanlam Top Destination Awards has begun, with just three weeks left of voting...

20 hours ago

How sporting events benefit the African continent

We chat with Tim Smith, managing partner at HVS Consulting to find out more about how sporting events like the 2018 FIFA World Cup has benefited the African continent and its tourism industry...

By Robin Fredericks 3 days ago

Africa's travel growth exceeds expectations

"Developing our relationships with other African nations will allow us to capitalise on tourism growth across the continent."

By Enver Duminy 12 Jul 2018

Three new hotel trends being driven by the experience economy

For the hotel industry, guest experiences have always been important but consumers in the experience economy want more...

By Sharmila Ragunanan 11 Jul 2018

Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Eritrea after 20 years

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that, after 20 years, it will resume daily flights to Asmara, the capital and the largest city of Eritrea, on 17 July 2018...

11 Jul 2018

Local tourism in Nigeria forecasted to get N3.6bn boost

International arrivals and employment expected to grow by 1.5% and 3.4% respectively by the end of 2018...

11 Jul 2018

Walter Sisulu honoured with Sisulu Circle Garden unveilling

The Sisulu Circle Garden - a landscaped area paying tribute to the late Walter Sisulu - was funded by the Department of Tourism as part of its plans to develop tourism destinations across the country and to pay homage to a great man for his sacrifice and significant contribution...

10 Jul 2018

Aha Hotels & Lodges completes refurbishment of its Kopanong conference centre

The conference rooms offer flexibility by maximising venue space through opening the various partition doors, accommodating a maximum of 400 guests in cinema style seating, 270 delegates in school room seating and up to 260 guests in banquet style...

10 Jul 2018

Key insights into Kenya's hospitality industry

Jumia Travel, in its annual report delves into Kenya's travel, tourism, and hospitality ecosystem, looking at the sector's GDP contribution, as well as technology trends shaping the hospitality sector...

9 Jul 2018

Most common items left behind before flying

Just imagine it, you arrive on time to catch a flight to your dream destination for a well-deserved holiday, only for that sickening feeling to take hold of your entire body when you realise you forgot your ID at home...

By Benediction Zubane 6 Jul 2018

IATA results shows a growing demand in global passenger traffic for May

Global passenger traffic results reflect a 6.1% rise in May 2018 compared to that of 2017...

6 Jul 2018

Africa's hotel market proves resilient in latest PwC findings

The hotel industry's potential for business growth has been reflected in the increase in the number of foreign and domestic travellers visiting the continent, as well as in the number of hotel chains established...

5 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Andisa Liba treks Kilimanjaro in support of #girlchild initiative

In an effort to raise awareness and funds for the keep the #girlchild in school initiative, Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism (NMBT) will be supporting Andisa Liba who forms part of the Trek4Mandela team that will summit Mount Kilimanjaro...

5 Jul 2018

KZN Travel and Adventure Show platform for emerging tourism entrepreneurs

SMMEs tour operators and accommodation establishments will be showcasing their business to almost 10,000 consumers from 5 to 8 July 2018 at the Durban Exhibition Centre...

5 Jul 2018

Airbnb Experiences a new stream of revenue in Johannesburg

Airbnb's Experiences launch in Johannesburg offers the city and its people a chance to become part of the local economy...

4 Jul 2018

Natural Selection opens first safari camps in Namibia

Situated in the rugged and remote northwestern region, both camps opened in June 2018 and offer safari goers an in-depth experience far from the normal tourist track.

4 Jul 2018

Radisson Hospitality AB signs second hotel development in Abidjan

"The new Radisson hotel will be a hospitality leader in Abidjan offering the largest conference centre in the city centre, stylish accommodation and the city's first rooftop bar and restaurant."

3 Jul 2018

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