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
Associate Dean and Professor at ESL, Dr Achim Schmitt, participated in a panel discussion on HR and education issues in the hospitality industry at the THINC Africa conference...
Cari Coetzee 13 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
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
Here are the five ways to have an ethical elephant experience abroad, so you can appreciate the beauty of these wonderful animals, knowing their well-being is paramount...
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
Asilia's newest impact investment, Roho ya Selous, in the UNESCO world heritage site of Selous Game Reserve in southern Tanzania, is the latest addition to its stable of ecotourism camps...
11 Aug 2017
We caught up with the director for Africa and America's Seychelles Tourism Board and marketing manager for Alphonse Island at the Seychelles Roadshow, to find out more about MICE services and its positioning within the Seychelles...
Robin Fredericks 26 Jul 2017
We are all familiar with the expression ‘green fingers', however, in the Indian Ocean Island of Seychelles it would probably be more fitting to say ‘reef fingers'...
24 Jul 2017
Tanzania is creating the first ever Geopark in the Sub-Sahara African region and this maiden geology-based tourism and scientific site is likely to open with real-life fireworks from the anticipated 'Lengai' volcano likely to soon hit the skies...
20 Jul 2017
“Millennial travellers are always looking for their next big adventure where they want to see, feel and taste their destination, explore every aspect of the culture, and, of course, give back to the communities they visit."
20 Jul 2017
Bigger, better, taller and more expensive is becoming less of a trend as top tourism destinations globally are shifting focus to the preservation and conservation of their tourism heritage and natural resources...
13 Jul 2017
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.
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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 1 day ago
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.
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A recent study by the Metro Chair of Innovation at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) on the use of digital solutions in the hospitality industry, takes a look behind the scenes of the hospitality sector and offers new insights on the use of technology in the restaurant industry in Germany, France, Italy and Spain.
14 Sep 2017
We received word of an Israeli startup that is causing a stir in the hotel bookings industry. Pruvo enables travellers to rebook the same hotel room for a cheaper price. While travellers already spend much time to find the best deal out there, once a reservation is confirmed it's likely that the price of the room will drop. Pruvo is a free automatic online service, that takes an existing hotel reservation from any website or hotel, tracks its price 24/7 and alerts the user once there is a better deal for the exact room within the same dates the user had already booked.
Cari Coetzee 12 Sep 2017