Retosa has partnered with the African Responsible Tourism Awards to encourage more entries to the awards from the SADC. The aim of the awards is to inspire change in the tourism sector by showcasing examples that tourism providers can learn from...
3 days ago
WTM Africa 2018 is excited to announce its inaugural WTM Africa Tourism Investors' Forum, a platform dedicated to connecting ministers of tourism from countries across the continent, with eager investors...
World Travel Market Africa 12 Mar 2018
With film contributing R5.4bn to the GDP and providing 25,000 full-time equivalent jobs, film tourism can become a lucrative part of the creative industries and can play an important role in advancing other creative sectors.
12 Mar 2018
Despite last year's global and local turmoil, tourism continues to be an economic driving force with the United Nations World Tourism Organisation estimating that international tourist arrivals to Africa grew by 8% in 2017...
Danette Breitenbach 8 Mar 2018
"The creation of the Radisson Hotel Group is an evolution of our long-term partnership with the Rezidor Hotel Group. Together, we are clarifying and executing a new brand architecture to create more value for our guests and owners."
6 Mar 2018
"The hotel's planned facilities are geared to provide for a range of much-needed amenities in the city - additional conferencing venues, high-end food and beverage services, and a spa. Most exciting is the amphitheatre which will attract mega events into the city."
21 Feb 2018
Hilton continues to grow and develop in Egypt with the opening of the Hilton Cairo Heliopolis and by confirming plans for the debut of its luxury brand Waldorf Astoria in Egypt later this year...
15 Feb 2018
Hilton has made its debut in Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) with the opening a new resort on the Island of Sal...
1 Feb 2018
Blessed with natural beauty, cultural attractions and sophisticated facilities, Cape Town has proven itself as a host of world-class events that draw in audiences and participants from across the world...
29 Jan 2018
Radisson Hotel Dakar Diamniadio features 152 contemporary guest rooms and over 14,700 m² of space for large-scale exhibitions, conventions and events...
23 Jan 2018
While many parts of the world grapple with conversations around closing borders, there are murmurs of the opposite in Africa, a region renowned for its lack of visa openness and one that could see prosperity and growth if the barriers to travel were consciously broken down...
Oz Desai 23 Jan 2018
The South African and Angolan governments' decision to exempt each other's ordinary passports from visa requirements is set to have a positive effect on business and leisure tourism, open doors for future trade and foreign direct investment...
24 Nov 2017
IHG has signed the Crowne Plaza Cairo Sheikh Zayed City hotel, the first Crowne Plaza in Cario, scheduled to open in 2021...
23 Nov 2017
With its sights set on the Nordic market, South African Tourism, SAA and local destination marketing companies including SW Africa arranged a mega familiarisation trip with the aim to drive inbound travel from Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway - markets which contributed to 60,000 tourist arrivals between January and July 2017, according to SA Tourism..
3 days ago
The New Horizons survey of more than 57,000 young travellers globally, conducted once every five years, provides an overview of the youth travel market, which WYSE Travel Confederation and UNWTO have estimated to account for 23% of international arrivals annually. While growth in youth travel globally seems a sure thing, a critical factor remains for attracting more millennial and Gen Z travellers - and it's not avocado toast or free Wi-Fi.
8 Mar 2018
Complementing its daily non-stop flights to Johannesburg, Cathay Pacific is set to launch a seasonal non-stop service to Cape Town - three-times-weekly from 13 November 2018 to 18 February 2019 - directly linking Hong Kong and the Mother City for the first time.
23 Feb 2018
Tourism Australia has resurrected Crocodile Dundee in a new Super Bowl commercial that has already reached hundreds of millions on the day and through social media. Some may have cringed at the ad reinforcing stereotypes about Australians as hospitable bush-dwellers, but this is actually a good strategy.
John Sinclair 20 Feb 2018
Etihad Airways' high flying executive Andrew Fisher travelled around the globe in the fastest time and in the fewest number of flights - a record-breaking feat with the Guinness World Records officially declaring his successful attempt a world record. Fisher clocked a flying time of 52 hours and 34 minutes, beating the previous record by 3 hours and 13 minutes, and using only four scheduled commercial flights instead of five to achieve his lifelong ambition.
16 Feb 2018