#TourismMonth: Surge of the digital travel consumer

Digitalisation is increasingly seen to empower travel consumers especially those seeking diversification and personalisation for a remarkable experience...

By Josephine Wawira 1 day ago

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

Africa and the digital tourism opportunity

Digital tourism in Africa contributed almost 3% to the South African GDP in 2016 and provided jobs to more than 686,000 people, as such, tourism means big business...

12 Sep 2018

MoU between Western Cape, Angola strengthen ties on business support services

CACIAAS met with Wesgro CEO Tim Harris to sign a Memorandum of Understanding - encouraging the sharing of business support services between Angola and the Western Cape...

7 Sep 2018

#LiveYourWild during South African National Parks Week 2018

From Monday, 10 September until Friday, 14 September 2018, South Africans are invited to visit the 19 South African National Parks (SANParks) across the country for free, to experience what the parks have to offer...

7 Sep 2018

HVS' Hotel Valuation Index reveals Africa hotel market evolving despite challenges

The fifth edition of the HVI analysed the hotel values of 26 markets operating in 19 African countries, providing crucial information for investors...

6 Sep 2018

WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2019 applications are now open

The World Travel and Tourism Council calls on travel and tourism organisations to showcase their achievements by entering the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2019...

By Juergen T Steinmetz 5 Sep 2018

Tourism becomes the world's third-largest export sector, generating $1.6tn in 2017

International tourist arrivals grew 7% in 2017, the highest increase since 2010...

By Josephine Wawira 5 Sep 2018

Insight into local travel and why South Africans love it

Supporting its goal to assist digital brands to grow efficiently, DCMN South Africa recently conducted a survey into the travelling habits of South Africans...

30 Aug 2018

Township tourism can help grow female entrepreneurs

"Township tourism has a huge role to play in boosting the economies of both South Africa and the wider continent. The rich history of our townships has to be better marketed - and the stories of female entrepreneurs need to be told."

29 Aug 2018

Travel trade partners invited to register for inaugural Sho't Left Travel Week

The Sho't Left Travel Week will provide tourism trade partners with a platform to showcase their product with marketing support to further promote their business...

28 Aug 2018

Catching a flight could soon be as easy as ordering an Uber

Rising consumer demands will soon drive disruption of air travel, says Kirby Gordon, head of sales and distribution at FlySafair...

By Kirby Gordon 27 Aug 2018

Increased investment in security, soaring Kenya's tourism

Kenya's tourism industry is increasingly driving exports and providing foreign exchange, earning the country tourism expenditures of about $1.2bn in 2017. This represented a 20% increase from approximately $989m in 2016...

By Josephine Wawira 27 Aug 2018

Disruptive tech driving transformation in tourism

The world as we know it is changing, with technology disrupting how we explore the global village...

By Enver Duminy 23 Aug 2018

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