Tourism is notoriously problematic for some developing destinations as it diverts often scarce water and energy resources from the host community...
Paul Hanna 15 Sep 2017
Kenya boasts of diverse destinations that remain major attractions for tourists from across the world. From the classic wildlife safaris
Josephine Wawira 14 Sep 2017
CEO of Tourism, Sisa Ntshona shared his thoughts on global and local tourism and how we, as locals, can do our part in helping the South African economy through travelling locally...
Robin Fredericks 12 Sep 2017
Carlson Rezidor's senior VP business development, Africa and Indian Ocean participated in one of the key panels which took place at the THINC Africa conference - The evolution of management contracts...
12 Sep 2017
As a hotel group, Carlson Rezidor is constantly reconciling localisation and world-class hospitality. "It is becoming increasingly clear that we can't have one without the other.”
4 Sep 2017
The number of markets included in the 2017 African Hotel Valuation Index continues to grow each year, exemplifying the ever-increasing interest in the African hotel market...
1 Sep 2017
Hotel investors, lenders, and management companies have become increasingly sophisticated over the past 10 years. As such, hotels are less risky investments and will attract investors with a long holder period...
31 Aug 2017
At the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali, Rwanda, Euromonitor International revealed the key trends shaping travel and tourism in Africa.
29 Aug 2017
The City Lodge Hotel Group expects to open the 147-room Town Lodge Windhoek, in Namibia, in September and is making good progress with the development of new hotels in Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique...
City Lodge Hotel 18 Aug 2017
“The emerging markets are a sought after destination for foreign investors - it is in these markets where there are continued economic growth and a need for additional infrastructure."
17 Aug 2017
Members of the southern African hospitality industry are rapidly joining the green revolution and its not for show or Google ranking - there are savings to be had and natural vistas to preserve...
Vanessa Rogers 16 Aug 2017
Highly awarded hotel architect and founder of Dexter Moren Associates, Dexter Moren is returning to THINC Africa by popular demand to share his expertise and experience...
15 Aug 2017
Celebrating two years of hospitality success, the five-star hotel and conferencing destination, Umodzi Park continues to make strides in Malawian tourism and the economy at large...
14 Aug 2017
We chat to Simone Kuhn, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group's business development manager for Africa and Indian Ocean and one of Africa's Top 100 Women in Tourism...
Cari Coetzee 14 Aug 2017
Cathay Pacific has adopted an orphan baby rhino as part of its ongoing partnership with the Investec Rhino Lifeline (IRL) project. Lula is one of many injured and orphaned baby rhinos in South Africa in need of care and rehabilitation, based at the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC).
1 day ago
British Airways will be starting its services to the Seychelles, offering more flights to Mauritius, with more seats on other routes as part of its African network expansion. This will include services to the Seychelles between March and October, which will be operated by the airlines newest fleet of aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, as well as expanding its three current Boeing 777 services to five, from Gatwick to Mauritius as from October.
3 days ago
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has revealed the name for its new high-quality midscale brand. Avid Hotels is franchise-ready and more than 150 owners have already expressed interest in the brand, demonstrating strong demand and great potential for Avid Hotels in this market segment. The first Avid Hotels locations are expected to begin construction in early 2018 and the first hotel is anticipated to open in early 2019.
3 days ago
Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking and ornate descriptions of food that are telling of her authentic passion for the subject.
Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017
In a month-long partnership with Citi Bike which will see South Africa's unique art and culture taking to the streets of New York City, South African Tourism's US office is taking an innovative approach to grow the SA's arts, culture, and heritage offering by encouraging New Yorkers and visitors to the city to travel to South Africa.
18 Sep 2017