Hospitality industry a leading employer in Kenya

A grim picture has recently been presented in a survey by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics that of a whopping seven million Kenyans currently unemployed with only 1.4 million desperately looking for work...

By Josephine Wawira 2 days ago

The value behind the transaction

With the proliferation of online tools allowing customers to see the product end-to-end, the assumption is often that this would make the travel buyer's job even easier, but it doesn't...

By Nicole Adonis 19 Sep 2018

Research highlights key challenges Africa's youth face in tourism, hospitality

The research findings call on sector stakeholders to address the gaps that challenge young people's ability to secure and retain opportunities in the sector...

13 Sep 2018

Radisson Hotel Group expands hotel development in SA

"As part of our five-year development plan, we have identified key cities for scaled growth, three of which are located in South Africa - Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban."

5 Sep 2018

Why waste management should be a part of your hospitality strategy

Waste management should be a part of your sustainability strategy as it is the key in helping to protect the environment and sustain its natural resources...

28 Aug 2018

Park Inn by Radisson #Signtember pushes the hard-of-hearing agenda

Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Newlands, in partnership with the Deaf Federation of South Africa (Deaf SA), will once again dedicate itself to the hard-of-hearing agenda during September with its #Signtember campaign for International Month for Deaf People...

22 Aug 2018

Hospitality manager training a growing success in Nigeria

A recent report released by BON Hotels shows that the group's strategy to build local skills and training through a 'home-grown" programme in the Nigerian hospitality industry, has been of success in boosting the number of Nigerian managers...

10 Aug 2018

Signature Lux Hotel by Onomo opens in Cape Town

Following the opening of its Sandton, Johannesburg location, Signature Lux Hotel by Onomo will open its doors 500m outside of the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town in September 2018...

8 Aug 2018

What are the benefits of managing a green lodge?

As eco-friendliness and green living have become popular in recent years, there is a higher demand on the hospitality and tourism industry to go green and maintain a green status...

8 Aug 2018

A pioneering approach to the hospitality industry

Shaun Lamont, managing director of First Group, takes a look at the various elements that are influencing the future of the hospitality industry...

By Shaun Lamont 6 Aug 2018

Africa's hotel market sees growth in mixed-use developments

"We have definitely seen huge success across the continent when mixed-use developments incorporate hotel components because it gives hotel guests the level of urban comfort they demand, while allowing developers to spread their financial risk."

31 Jul 2018

Is South Africa ready for the "smart" hotel room?

There's a race on internationally among big hotel groups to unveil hotels that feature rooms equipped with the Internet of Things (IoT) devices that can carry out a variety of tasks for guests. This state-of-the-art hotel experience will likely become commonplace globally, the question is, is South Africa ready for such a development?

By Danny Bryer 23 Jul 2018

How sporting events like the 2018 FIFA World Cup has benefited Africa

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 13 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

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